Mountain State College: Ranking & Review

United States

Mountain State College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)781365

7 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $115.

Mountain State College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Mountain State College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Mountain State College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$8,400$8,400
Fees for full-time undergraduates$115$115
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$225$225

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs1919
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services66
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services22
Legal Professions and Studies22
Grand Total2929

A total of 29 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Mountain State College.

Graduation rate50%50%
  • Full-time retention rate - 54%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementMISSION, GOALS, AND OBJECTIVES The mission of Mountain State College is to serve students, employers, and the community by providing a content-rich, highly focused, relevant curriculum. The goal of Mountain State College is to equip graduates with promotable skills required to adapt to a rapidly changing workforce community. The objectives of Mountain State College are: To serve the student By providing educational programs that take full advantage of today's technological advancements to foster a learning environment that thrives on open communication, progressive thought, and skill acquisition. By providing student services committed to helping students overcome problems, which my prevent them from successfully completing their educational programs. By providing job search assistance and professional development guidance. To serve the employers By providing employers with quality personnel with promotable skills. To serve the community By providing a choice at no cost to tax payers that is independent, innovative, responsive, and flexible.
Academic CalendarQuarter
Total FTE staff16
Instructional FTE8
Sector of institutionPrivate for-profit, 2-year
Control of institutionPrivate for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Two-Year: Health Professions

Location and Contacts

Address1508 Spring St
Parkersburg, West Virginia, 26101-3993
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population31,000