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Washington and Lee University

Environmental Studies (03.0103)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Environmental Studies
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BA
2010 CIP Code: 030103

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  05/2008
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2017-18202011
2018-1917178
2019-20192210
2020-21242812
2021-22341510

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 4,187

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
2017-1811011
2018-19268
2019-202810
2020-213912
2021-221910
Five Year Summary94251
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 Years230251439051



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)617%
2011-12 (8 years)2615%
2014-15 (5 years)3811%
2016-17 (3 years)313%
2018-19 (18 months)336%



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 2016-17
2013-14 to 2017-18
2014-15 to 2018-191173.3%$ 2,390$ 6,500$ 8,182$ 7,500
2015-16 to 2019-201270.6%$ 3,485$ 6,000$ 8,218$ 7,500
2016-17 to 2020-211676.2%$ 3,485$ 6,000$ 9,895$ 11,250
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 2016-17
2013-14 to 2017-18
2014-15 to 2018-191173.3%$ 2,390$ 7,060$ 18,903$ 40,224
2015-16 to 2019-201270.6%$ 3,485$ 10,975$ 18,827$ 37,087
2016-17 to 2020-211676.2%$ 3,485$ 11,414$ 30,412$ 49,265


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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