Mountain State College, located in Parkersburg, West Virginia, is a private for profit two year institution founded in 1888. The school is dedicated to providing students with a quality education in a limited number of programs, all with a focus on career development. The faculty consists of professionals in their field and offer students a hand-on education with a focus on enrichment. The school has been in the business of producing professionals for over a century.
Mountain State College offers students opportunities in a select number of high demand fields. These programs are designed to prepare students for careers upon graduation, providing the skills and knowledge necessary to perform duties and tasks that will be required in their given field. Programs result in associate degrees. Online classes are also available to assist individuals in need of flexible scheduling.
Programs offered include:
- Dependency Disorders Technology
- Medical Assistant
- Medical Transcription
- Administrative Assisting
- Computer Information Technology
Admissions and Financial Aid
Students interested in enrollment at Mountain State College may apply online through the school's website. The extensive questionnaire will ask for all pertinent information, after which the application will be reviewed and contact made by the school. Financial aid is available in the form of various loans and grants given out on the basis of need. Students must complete and submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to determine eligibility and awards. MSC's financial aid office offers assistance for students who are having difficulty with the application process.
The program list below was created by historical graduation information reported by the school. This list may not represent the current curriculum offered. Visit the school's website to get more information about programs offered.
Find more information about available programs offered by Mountain State College by clicking the request information button to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Medical Assistant (A)
Medical Transcription (A)
Administrative Assistant (C)
Substance Abuse and Addiction Counseling (A, C)
*Amounts for tuition, fees, and supplies are an estimate which are calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimates and should be treated as informational tools only, contact the school for official information.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition is estimated to range between $8,400-$10,000
- The estimated tuition for part time students is around $230 to $270 per credit hour
- Required fees: $120
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||88%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||88%||$5,645|
|Receiving Student Loans||88%||$9,000|
Other Career Colleges
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Mountain State College.
- West Virginia Business College - Wheeling in Wheeling, WV (70 miles away)
- Education and Technology Institute in Greensburg, PA (130 miles away)
- Valley College - Princeton in Princeton, WV (134 miles away)
- ETI Technical College in Niles, OH (140 miles away)
- Trumbull Business College in Warren, OH (145 miles away)