How much money do Southwest Virginia Community College graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $25,800 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $29,100 on average.
In terms of specific areas of study, the following is a ranking of degree programs by the median first-year starting salaries for Southwest Virginia graduates.
The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing with a median starting salary of $50,900 followed by Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services paying $40,100 and Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions graduates who have a median starting income of $20,600 .
Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Southwest Virginia Community College graduates who received federal financial aid in the form of grants or loans. Not all graduates or fields of study are represented as data for some degree programs are omitted for privacy purposes.
|Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Associate's Degree)||$50,900|
|Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services (Associate's Degree)||$40,100|
|Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma)||$20,600|
|Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Associate's Degree)||$14,100|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=233648 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Southwest Virginia Community College.