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 2018–2021 1

WTCS Indicator 2: Retention/Persistence

Description

2018

2018

2019

2019

2020

2020

2021

2021

MSTC

WTCS

MSTC

WTCS

MSTC

WTCS

MSTC

WTCS

All program students retained from fall to spring term

77.0%

82.0%

78.0%

81.6%

79.0%

81.2%

78.7%

79.0%

All program students retained from year to year

57.0%

65.2%

60.0%

64.9%

53.0%

63.9%

63.2%

63.5%

2021 fall-to-spring retention measures students taking courses in fall 2020 who returned in spring 2021.
2021 fall-to-fall retention measures students taking courses in fall 2019 who returned in fall 2020.

WTCS Indicator 3: Credential Completion and Graduation

Description

2018

2018

2019

2019

2020

2020

2021

2021

MSTC

WTCS

MSTC

WTCS

MSTC

WTCS

MSTC

WTCS

Program students graduating from the same program within three years

31.9%

36.2%

32.5%

38.2%

31.4%

37.8%

34.7%

40.0%

Program students graduating from the same program within six years

43.4%

40.5%

45.6%

42.0%

43.0%

38.7%

37.0%

41.2%

2021 Three-Year Graduation measures students taking courses in fall 2018 or spring 2019 and graduated in the 2021 academic year (fall 2020/spring 2021).
2021 Six-Year Graduation measures students taking courses in fall 2015 or spring 2016 and graduated in the 2021 academic year (fall 2020 /spring 2021).

WTCS Indicator 5 - Job Placement and Salary

Description

2018

2018

2019

2019

2020

2020

2021

2021

MSTC

WTCS

MSTC

WTCS

MSTC

WTCS

MSTC

WTCS

Program graduates attaining employment within 1 year of graduation

95.1%

93.5%

93.3%

94.2%

94.1%

93.4%

91.8%

90.6%

Graduate outcome data represents the outcomes of student graduate the prior. For example, the 2021 graduate data represents students who graduated in the 2020 academic year (summer and fall 2019 and spring 2020).

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.

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 Plans and 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
2019–2020 Mid-State Assessment Plan
2020–2025 Mid-State Assessment Plan

Mid-State’s External Assessment Pass Rates

All Licensure Pass Rates