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Virginia Wesleyan University

International Relations and Affairs (45.0901)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




International Studies
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BA
2010 CIP Code: 450901

Credit HoursProgram Offered
On-Campus:YesYes
Off-Campus:YesNo

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2017-1825309
2018-1923274
2019-2022257
2020-2116177
2021-22944

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 2,119

Average time-to-completion in years (transfer students)Average credits-to-completion (transfer students)




The table to the right provides the degree award history of each the last five years, disaggregated by state residency. This breakout may may help explain why a relatively low percentage of program completers may appear to be working in Virginia.



Program Graduates by Domicile
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateTotal
2017-18819
2018-19404
2019-20347
2020-21257
2021-22314
Five Year Summary201131
Distribution by Gender and Race/Ethnicity within Five-year Totals,


YearForeign/ InternationalAfrican Am. or Black (NH)Am. Indian/ Native Am. (NH)Asian/ Pacific Islander (NH)HispanicWhite, Caucasian Am. (NH)Multi-Race (NH)Unknown/ Unreported (NH)Total
Sum of the Last 5 Years1100231313031



Wages Earned in 2020

The table below shows the wage data for the select program and places it in the context of all wages at the same degree level of this institution by graduates with at least three (3) quarters of employment.





Post-Completion Wage Outcomes
Graduation YearGrads (n)Grads w/Wages (n)25th PercentileMedian Wage75th Percentile
2009-10 (10 years)2227%
2011-12 (8 years)2335%
2014-15 (5 years)3345%$21,267$33,800$69,916
2016-17 (3 years)4538%$21,074$29,358$55,566
2018-19 (18 months)5141%$17,823$28,712$41,092



Student Debt of Graduates
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Number of Borrowers and Known Debt at Graduation
Borrowers (n)Borrowers (%)25th PercentileMedianMean75th Percentile
2012-13 to 2016-172678.8%$ 19,500$ 27,000$ 31,858$ 35,000
2013-14 to 2017-182978.4%$ 20,250$ 27,000$ 32,858$ 37,000
2014-15 to 2018-192670.3%$ 27,000$ 27,000$ 33,467$ 37,000
2015-16 to 2019-201864.3%$ 27,000$ 30,150$ 38,548$ 51,250
2016-17 to 2020-211463.6%$ 27,000$ 30,150$ 41,465$ 47,750
Note: Student borrowing at graduation, excludes PLUS loans, in five-year rollups. Includes all known institutionally-processed borrowing occuring at all public and nonprofit institutions in Virginia. Debt accrued outside Virginia in prior postsecondary activity is not available.
Number of Borrowers and Known Debt at Graduation, Including Parent-PLUS and Grad-PLUS
Borrowers (n)Borrowers (%)25th PercentileMedianMean75th Percentile
2012-13 to 2016-172678.8%$ 20,250$ 38,473$ 54,733$ 92,178
2013-14 to 2017-182978.4%$ 27,000$ 37,000$ 53,367$ 83,218
2014-15 to 2018-192670.3%$ 27,000$ 35,104$ 53,892$ 92,178
2015-16 to 2019-201864.3%$ 27,500$ 42,375$ 54,615$ 80,648
2016-17 to 2020-211463.6%$ 29,901$ 53,410$ 54,301$ 72,536


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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