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Washington and Lee University

Sociology and Anthropology (45.1301)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Sociology & Anthro
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BA
2010 CIP Code: 451101

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2017-18403726
2018-19222013
2019-2020209
2020-21242616
2021-22251110

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 4,622

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



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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
2017-1871926
2018-1911213
2019-20099
2020-2121416
2021-222810
Five Year Summary126274
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 Years260574651174

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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.






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Post-Completion Wage Outcomes
Graduation YearGrads (n)Grads w/Wages (n)25th PercentileMedian Wage75th Percentile
2009-10 (10 years)NaN
2011-12 (8 years)NaN
2014-15 (5 years)NaN
2016-17 (3 years)307%
2018-19 (18 months)697%



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 2016-171229.3%$ 5,525$ 13,101$ 14,436$ 23,164
2013-14 to 2017-182142.0%$ 7,500$ 15,000$ 15,039$ 22,781
2014-15 to 2018-192252.4%$ 6,500$ 15,000$ 14,847$ 23,000
2015-16 to 2019-202552.1%$ 7,500$ 15,000$ 15,061$ 22,781
2016-17 to 2020-212757.4%$ 6,500$ 12,319$ 15,898$ 23,000
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 2016-171229.3%$ 6,664$ 38,489$ 52,774$ 79,399
2013-14 to 2017-182142.0%$ 9,778$ 53,887$ 59,631$ 95,828
2014-15 to 2018-192252.4%$ 7,524$ 51,570$ 57,462$ 95,828
2015-16 to 2019-202552.1%$ 11,710$ 49,252$ 54,874$ 88,924
2016-17 to 2020-212757.4%$ 7,524$ 27,058$ 52,596$ 88,924


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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