Mountain State College: Review & Facts

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Mountain State College is a very small two-year, private for-profit school with 135 students enrolled. This college was established in 1888 and is one of the 3 schools located in Parkersburg, West Virginia.

Academic Offerings

At Mountain State College you can earn your 1-year certificate or associate's degree.

Mountain State College implements a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 6 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical Assistant, Office and Clerical Services, Medical, Psychology, and Accounting and Finance. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.

Student Retention
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Mountain State College is high at 83% (well above West Virginia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
17 : 1
The graduation rate at Mountain State College is great - 91%. About 7% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at MSC is decent - 17:1. Learn more information on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans

Tuition and fees per year
Average tuition cost is relatevely low - around $8,400 a year. The additional fees at Mountain State College not covered by tuition are about $200; this totals $8,600 annually.

Read the details about Mountain State College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information

Dual Credits
The college will consider accepting your advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Mountain State College is $115.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Mountain State College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (304) 485-5487 or check Mountain State College Website.

Opportunities and Services

Mountain State College provides a distance education program.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Mountain State College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

At the present moment, there is no on-campus housing at Mountain State College.

Based on the college crime data, Mountain State College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Mountain State College Location and Maps

Post Address: Mountain State College, 1508 Spring St, Parkersburg, West Virginia 26101-3993, USA
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