Mid-State Technical College Wisconsin Rapids Campus

Student Achievement Information

Students are at the center of everything Mid-State Technical College does. The academic success of students is Mid-State’s highest priority. The Student Success Framework for the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) defines and measures student achievement.

The WTCS Student Success Scorecard provides student achievement measures for all WTCS colleges in the areas of course completion, retention/persistence, credential completion/graduation, transition/transfer, job placement, and graduate salary and wages. Listed below are Mid-State's key retention/persistence outcomes as well as credential completion/graduation outcomes from the WTCS Student Success Scorecard. 

Mid-State Technical College Student Achievement Key Metrics with WTCS Benchmarks 2016–2019 1

WTCS Indicator 2: Retention/Persistence

Description

2015

2015

2016

2016

2017

2017

2018

2018

2019

2019

MSTC

WTCS

MSTC

WTCS

MSTC

WTCS

MSTC

WTCS

MSTC

WTCS

First-time program students retained from fall to spring term 2

77.5%

80.2%

75.0%

79.1%

77.1%

78.7%

74.6%

78.7%

73.0%

78.7%

First-time program students retained from year to year

66.7%

65.3%

63.7%

63.3%

57.2%

64.2%

56.7%

65.2%

59.8%

64.9%

2019 fall- to- spring retention measures students taking courses in fall 2019 who returned in spring 2020.
2019 fall- to- fall retention measures students taking courses in fall 2018 who returned in fall 2019.

WTCS Indicator 3: Credential Completion and Graduation

Description

2015

2015

2016

2016

2017

2017

2018

2018

2019

2019

MSTC

WTCS

MSTC

WTCS

MSTC

WTCS

MSTC

WTCS

MSTC

WTCS

First-time program students graduating from the same program within three years

44.4%

40.6%

43.0%

41.7%

46.3%

38.3%

41.4%

42.0%

40.0%

42.7%

First-time program students graduating from the same program within six years

50.3%

48.4%

52.5%

48.2%

52.4%

47.5%

52.7%

48.9%

51.0%

50.0%

2019 Three-Year Graduation measures students taking courses in fall 2016 or spring 2017 and graduated in the 2019 academic year (fall 2018/spring 2019).
2019  Six-Year Graduation measures students taking courses  in fall 2014 or spring 2015 and graduated in the 2019 academic year (fall 2018/spring 2019).

WTCS Indicator 5 - Job Placement and Salary

Description

2015

2015

2016

2016

2017

2017

2018

2018

2019

2019

MSTC

WTCS

MSTC

WTCS

MSTC

WTCS

MSTC

WTCS

MSTC

WTCS

Program graduates attaining employment within one year of graduation

90.5%

92.7%

92.8%

93.1%

95.1%

93.5%

93.3%

94.2%

94.1%

93.4%

2019 graduate data represents students who graduated in the 2019 academic year (summer and fall 2018 and spring 2019).

1 To allow for accurate benchmarking, all data were derived from WTCS data sources: Retention, Graduation, and Job Placement metrics were derived from the WTCS OLAP Data Cubes.
2 First-time program student definition: Student who has not been enrolled in the program during the four years previous to the cohort year, and is enrolled in at least one FTE-generating course at the College during the cohort year.

IPEDS Outcome Data

The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) gathers information from every college, university, and technical and vocational institution that participates in the federal student financial aid programs. Mid-State reports IPEDS data on enrollments, program completions, graduation rates, faculty and staff, finances, institutional prices, and student financial aid to the US Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Mid-State IPEDS Data

Graduate Placement and Employment

Mid-State regularly surveys graduates of all programs regarding job placement and employment. The report is compiled based on a study performed on graduates six-months after they graduate from the College. To view Mid-State’s job placement results for each academic program, please view our Graduate Survey Report

Mid-State’s Assessment Report

Assessment at Mid-State Technical College is a coherent, comprehensive system for planning, developing, and implementing and documenting strategies and practices that improve and measure student learning. Mid-State regularly evaluates student learning at the course, program, general education, and co-curricular levels in addition to evaluating institutional outcomes. The College uses assessment results to stimulate reflective thinking and initiate necessary action that will contribute to the continuous improvement of student learning and institutional outcomes.

2019–2020 Mid-State Assessment Report – Coming Soon 

Mid-State’s External Assessment Pass Rates

All Licensure Pass Rates