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Washington and Lee University

Chemistry, General (40.0501)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Chemistry
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BA/BS/BCH
2010 CIP Code: 400501

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-19191711
2019-2012125
2020-2110116
2021-2213134
2022-2316179

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
3.66100$ 39

Average time-to-completion in years (transfer students)Average credits-to-completion (transfer students)
2.3976




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
2018-1901111
2019-20145
2020-21156
2021-22134
2022-23279
Five Year Summary53035
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 Years110135230035



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, Earnings in 2022
Graduation YearGrads (n)Grads w/Wages (n)25th PercentileMedian Wage75th Percentile
2011-12 (10 years)1613%
2013-14 (8 years)NaN
2016-17 (5 years)NaN
2018-19 (3 years)284%
2020-21 (18 months)500%



Student Debt of Graduates
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Number of Borrowers and Known Debt at Graduation
Borrowers (n)Borrowers (%)25th PercentileMedianMean75th Percentile
2013-14 to 2017-181157.9%$ 6,000$ 17,072$ 24,337$ 27,000
2014-15 to 2018-191659.3%$ 6,694$ 14,000$ 19,572$ 24,074
2015-16 to 2019-201661.5%$ 6,694$ 13,599$ 18,862$ 22,119
2016-17 to 2020-211973.1%$ 5,500$ 13,239$ 14,410$ 21,238
2017-18 to 2021-221965.5%$ 5,500$ 13,239$ 14,410$ 21,238
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
2013-14 to 2017-181157.9%$ 6,000$ 26,910$ 51,865$ 77,227
2014-15 to 2018-191659.3%$ 6,694$ 21,599$ 41,529$ 49,154
2015-16 to 2019-201661.5%$ 6,694$ 24,980$ 45,100$ 63,307
2016-17 to 2020-211973.1%$ 13,239$ 28,000$ 47,417$ 64,920
2017-18 to 2021-221965.5%$ 13,239$ 28,000$ 47,417$ 64,920


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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