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Mountain State College
1508 Spring Street
Parkersburg, WV 26101
800-841-0201 or 304-485-5487
Fax - 304-485-3524
Performance Information Disclosure: These are the self-reported data submitted to ACICS by the institution in its most recent Campus Accountability Report.
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It is the policy of Mountain State College that there shall be no discrimination against any individual in educational or employment opportunities because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, veteran status, or disability. Also there shall be no discrimination because of age except in compliance with requirements of retirement plans or state and federal laws and guidelines. The Director monitors hiring of faculty and staff, advises students and employees about college policies and procedures regarding nondiscrimination, investigates complaints of discrimination, and seeks to foster a climate that encourages the full realization of the College’s mission. Anyone with a concern about possible discrimination or harassment is encouraged to contact Judith Sutton; her office is located in Sine Hall at 1508 Spring Street, Parkersburg, WV 26101 or you may call (304) 485-5487 to schedule an appointment. Complaints of discrimination on the basis of sex in educational programs and activities may also be referred to --
Office for Civil Rights, Philadelphia Office Telephone: (215) 656-8541
CAMPUS SECURITY AND DRUG/ALCOHOL ABUSE POLICY
The campus and facilities of Mountain State College are restricted to students, faculty, staff, guests and invitees of the College, except when the campus is open to the public for a specific purpose and at a designated time.
It is the policy of the College that any criminal acts of any nature occurring on campus, emergencies, and requests for ambulance service should be reported to the President (the President’s office is located in Sine Hall or you may call 304-485-5487) and to the local law enforcement agencies by telephoning 911 or Parkersburg City Police at 304-428-2677. The College encourages students and employees to report any criminal or suspicious activity, and be mindful of the need for everyone to be responsible for their own security as well as the security of others. The College maintains records relating to crimes committed on campus in the administrative office located in Sine Hall.
The MSC campus has been designated “Drug and Alcohol free”. The possession, sale, manufacture or distribution of any controlled substance is illegal under both state and federal laws. Violators are subject to College disciplinary action, criminal prosecution, fine and imprisonment.
The College has information available regarding drug abuse prevention and counseling. Any student or employee of the College seeking drug abuse information may contact the President of the College for information regarding available literature, counseling services, and other assistance in the prevention of drug abuse. Also, see the “Drug-Free Workplace & Drug Free Schools & Campuses Policy” handout in the financial aid packet you received during your financial planning interview. A copy of MSC’s annual crime report and security policy will be distributed to current students and employees by mail by October 1st. Prospective students are provided with a copy in the financial aid packet given to them during the financial planning interview.
DISABILITIES: The institution extends training to the disabled; however, suitable employment is considered when counseling students prior to admission. No other special services are provided.
RETENTION, PLACEMENT, AND GRADUATION RATES
75.00% (276 total enrolled, 49 graduates, 159 still enrolled at the end of the period)
66.01% (314 enrolled during period; 49 graduated; 159 still enrolled at the end of period)
73.2% (301 enrolled during period; 32 graduated; 198 still enrolled at the end of the period)
76.9% (265 enrolled during period; 30 graduated; 154 still enrolled at the end of period)
74.3% ( 206 enrolled during period; 33 graduated; 119 still enrolled at the end of period)
72% (186 enrolled during period; 34 graduated; 100 still enrolled at the end of period)
ACICS Placement Rates
Placement Rates Across All Programs:
Placement= 70% (49 graduates, 32 placed in field of student or in related field, 1 employed out of field, 3 continuing their education and therefore not available for placement; and 13 could not be confirmed as working)
Placement = 63.04% (49 graduated; 19 employed in field; 10 employed in related field; 4 employed out of field; 3 continuing their education and therefore not available for placement; and 13 could not be confirmed as working)
Placement = 67.7% (32 graduates; 19 employed in filed; 2 employed in related field; 5 employed out of field; 1 continuing their education and therefore not available for placement; and 5 could not be confirmed as working)
Placement = 62.1% (30 graduates; 19 employed in field; 2 employed in related field; 1 employed out of field; 1 continuing their education and therefore not available for placement; and 10 could not be confirmed as working)
Placement = 73.3% (33 graduates; 19 employed in field; 3 employed in related field; 4 employed out of field; 3 continuing their education and therefore not available for placement; and 4 could not be confirmed as working)
Placement = 75.8% (33 graduates; 19 employed in field; 6 employed in related field; 1 employed out of field; 1 continuing their education and therefore not available for placement; and 6 could not be confirmed as working)
United States Department of Education and NCES
The overall graduation rate is also know as the Student Right to Know or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree or certificate seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as certificate within 150% of normal time for completing the program in which they enrolled.