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General Institutional Information

Completion/Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates

How Disclosed: 

  • Student Right to Know Data
  • Made available through appropriate publications, mailings, or electronic media.

Office/Person Responsible:

Student Services

Each institution must annually make available to prospective and enrolled students the completion or graduation rate of certificate- or degree-seeking, first-time, fulltime, undergraduate students. A student is included in these rates if  a student earns a degree or certificate within 150% of normal time for the program. The completion and graduation rates must be disaggregated by gender, major racial/ethnic subgroups, recipients of Federal Pell Grant and subsidized Direct Stafford loans, recipients of neither Federal Pell Grant nor subsidized Direct Stafford loans.

An institution that determines that its mission includes providing substantial preparation for students to enroll in another Title IV, HEA-eligible institution must disclose a transfer-out rate for each cohort.

Note: These data are collected in the IPEDS Graduation Rate Survey (GRS)

Current Student Outcomes, based upon 2015-2016 IPEDS Surveys:

  • Fall retention rate: 56%
  • Graduation Rate: 14%
    • Men: 10%
    • Women: 17%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native: 20%
    • Asian: 9%
    • Black or African American: 7%
    • Hispanic or Latino: 6%
    • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%  
    • White: 17%
    • Two or more races: 10%
    • Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
    • Nonresident alien: 10%
  • Transfer-out rate: 24%
  • 2015 Percentage of Pell Grant recipients: 47%

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Available Assistance From Federal, State, Local, and Institutional Programs

How Disclosed: 

Made available through appropriate publications, mailings, or electronic media.

Office/Person Responsible:

Financial Aid and Scholarship Office

Each institution must make available to prospective and enrolled students a variety of information about need-based and non-need-based financial aid, terms and conditions of loans, rights and responsibilities of an aid recipients, etc.

Institution must inform all eligible borrowers enrolled in the institution about the availability of and their eligibility for grant assistance from the state in which the institution is located, and provide sources of information about grant assistance from other states to borrowers from other states.

Accreditation, Approval, and Licensure of Institution and Programs

How Disclosed:

Made available through appropriate publications, mailings, or electronic media.

Office/Person Responsible:

Institutional Effectiveness

Each institution must make available to prospective and enrolled students -

  • Names of associations, agencies, or governmental bodies that accredit, approve, or license the institution and its programs
  • Procedures for obtaining or reviewing documents describing accreditation, approval, or licensing.

Links to Information:

Programmatic accreditation can be found in the College Catalog as well as on the academic program page, if applicable.

Complaint Process

How Disclosed:

Made available through appropriate publications, mailings, or electronic media.

Office/Person Responsible:

Dean of Students; Director of Media and Public Relations

Each institution must provide its students or prospective students with contact information for filing complaints with its accreditor and with its State approval or licensing entity and any other relevant State official or agency that would appropriately handle a student's complaint.

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Copyright Infringement

(Policies and Sanctions, including Computer Use and File Sharing)

How Disclosed:

Made available through appropriate publications, mailings, or electronic media.

Office/Person Responsible:

Dean of Students; IT Director

Institutions must annually make available to current and prospective students the institution's policies and sanctions related to copyright infringement, including

  • A statement that explicitly informs students that unauthorized distribution of copyrighted material, including unauthorized peer-to-peer file sharing, may subject the students to civil and criminal liabilities
  • A summary of the penalties for violation of federal copyright laws*; and
  • The institution's policies with respect to unauthorized peer-to-peer file sharing, including disciplinary actions taken against students who engage in [illegal downloading or] unauthorized distribution of copyrighted materials using the institution's information technology system.

*The Department of Education will publish in the Federal Student Aid Handbook a summary of the civil and criminal penalties for violation of federal copyright laws.

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Cost of Attendance

How Disclosed:

Made available through appropriate publications, mailings, or electronic media.

Office/Person Responsible:

Dean of Students; IT Director

Financial Aid and Scholarship Director

Each institution must make available to prospective and enrolled students information about the cost of attendance, including tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, transportation costs, and any additional costs for a program in which the student is enrolled or expresses an interest.

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Diversity of Student Body

How Disclosed:

Made available through appropriate publications, mailings, or electronic media.

Office/Person Responsible:

Institutional Effectiveness

Institutions must make available to current and prospective students information about student body diversity.

Note: The race/ethnicity and the gender data are collected in the IPEDS Fall Enrollment Survey. Information about Pell Grant recipients is collected for the prior year in the IPEDS Student Financial Aid Survey.

IPEDS Fall 2015

Full time enrolled students by gender: 

  • Male: 49.5%
  • Female: 50.5%

Enrolled students by race/ethnicity

  • Nonresident alien: 2%
  • Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%
  • Two or more races: 4%
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Black or African American: 10%
  • American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
  • White: 57%
  • Hispanic: 7%
  • Asian: 17%

IPEDS Student Financial Aid, 2014-15

Enrolled students receiving Pell grants: 44%

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Privacy of Student Records

How Disclosed:

Made available through appropriate publications, mailings, or electronic media.

Office/Person Responsible:

Registrar

Each institution must annually provide a notice to all enrolled students about -

  • The right to review their education records, to request amendment of records, to consent to disclosures of personally identifiable information, and to file complaints with the Department of Education
  • Procedures for reviewing education records and requesting amendment of the records; and
  • If applicable, information about the institution's policy regarding disclosures to school officials with a legitimate educational interest in the education records.

In order to disclose directory information without prior consent, an institution must provide to students a notice of directory information that includes -

  • The types of information the institution has designated as directory information
  • The student's right to refuse to allow any or all such information about the student to be designated as directory information, and the time period the student has for notifying the institution in writing.

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Net Price Calculator

How Disclosed:

Made available through appropriate publications, mailings, or electronic media.

Office/Person Responsible:

Minnesota State system Office creates the Net Price calculator which is hosted on Century’s website for student access.

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Refund Policy

Requirements for Withdrawal and Return of Title IV Requirements

How Disclosed:

Made available through appropriate publications, mailings, or electronic media.

Office/Person Responsible:

Registrar; Business Office; Financial Aid and Scholarship Office

Each institution must make available to prospective and enrolled students information about -

  • The institution's refund policy
  • Requirements and procedures for official withdrawal
  • Requirements for return of Title IV, HEA grant or loan aid.

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Services and Facilities for Students with Disabilities

How Disclosed:

Made available through appropriate publications, mailings, or electronic media.

Office/Person Responsible:

Office for Students with Disabilities

Each institution must make available to prospective and enrolled students information about facilities and services available to students with disabilities, including students with intellectual disabilities (as defined in 34 CFR 668.231). 

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Textbook Pricing Information

How Disclosed:

Made available through appropriate publications, mailings, or electronic media.

Office/Person Responsible:

Bookstore; Academic Affairs

A link to the Bookstore is available on the portal used for course registration.

Transfer of Credit Policies and Articulation Agreements

How Disclosed:

Made available through appropriate publications, mailings, or electronic media.

Office/Person Responsible:

Academic Affairs; Registrar

Each institution must publicly disclose information about the institution's policies regarding the transfer of credit earned at another higher education institution, including, at a minimum -

  • Any established criteria the institution uses
  • A list of institutions with which the institution has established an articulation agreement.

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