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IPEDS ID: 239372
OPE ID: 00925600
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Moraine Park Technical College
235 N National Avenue, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin 54936-1940
General information:  (920) 929-2483
Type:  2-year, Public
Awards offered:  Less than one year certificate
One but less than two years certificate
Associate's degree
Two but less than 4 years certificate
Campus setting:  City: Small
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  6,613 (all undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  18 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Associate's--Public Rural-serving Large
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
Special Learning Opportunities
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty by primary function, Fall 2013Full timePart time
Total faculty139129
Research and public service00
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
Tuition and fees
Books and supplies$1,352$1,399$1,472$1,5757.0%
Living arrangement
Off Campus
Room and board$6,146$6,257$6,459$6,5231.0%
Off Campus with Family
Total Expenses2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
Off Campus$14,079$14,692$15,340$15,8563.4%
Off Campus with Family$10,718$11,270$11,843$9,333-21.2%
Off Campus$15,729$16,370$17,093$17,6893.5%
Off Campus with Family$12,368$12,948$13,596$11,166-17.9%
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Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
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Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2012-2013
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid110169%————
Grant or scholarship aid6343%$282,367$4,482
Federal grants6041%$243,233$4,054
Pell grants6041%$241,733$4,029
Other federal grants32%$1,500$500
State/local government grant or scholarships3322%$32,584$987
Institutional grants or scholarships96%$6,550$728
Student loan aid7954%$396,508$5,019
Federal student loans7954%$376,455$4,765
Other student loans32%$20,053$6,684
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid11,50025%$5,415,767$3,611
Pell grants1,35322%$4,156,993$3,072
Federal student loans1,90931%$6,106,356$3,199
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price$8,869$9,167$9,617
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2010-20112011-20122012-2013
$0 – $30,000$7,820$8,227$8,954
$30,001 – $48,000$8,575$9,209$9,316
$48,001 – $75,000$11,325$11,982$11,790
$75,001 – $110,000$12,537$12,987$13,773
$110,001 and more$12,758$13,191$13,916
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2013
Total enrollment (all undergraduate)6,613
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment0
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 17%
Part-time: 83%Student Gender:
Male: 41%
Female: 59%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 1%
Asian: 1%
Black or African American: 2%
Hispanic/Latino: 4%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 90%
Two or more races: 0%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%
Non-resident alien: 0%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 33%
25 and over: 67%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 98%
Out-of-state: 1%
Foreign countries: 0%
Unknown: 0%
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates, Fall 2012.
Undergraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 7%
Enrolled in some distance education: 17%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 76%
Undergraduate application fee (2013-2014): $30
  • This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students
Student retention:
Full-time students: 74%
Part-time students: 60%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2012 and Returned in Fall 2013
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 14 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2013.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 35%
(*) Transfer-out rate:
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • (*) Not all institutions report transfer-out rates.
Overall graduation rate by gender
Overall graduation rate by gender:
Male: 46%
Female: 24%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Graduated Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Overall graduation rate by race/ethnicity
Overall graduation rate by race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 17%
Black or African American: 50%
Hispanic/Latino: 11%
White: 36%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 27%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Graduated Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Graduation Rates by Time to Completion

Graduation rates can be measured over different lengths of time. "Normal time" is the typical amount of time it takes full-time students to complete their program. For example, the "normal" amount of time for many associate's degree programs is 2 years. Not all students complete within the normal time, so graduation rates are measured by other lengths of time as well, including "150% of normal time" (e.g., 3 years for a 2-year program) and "200% of normal time," or twice as long as the normal time (e.g., 4 years for a 2-year program).

Graduation Rates for Students Who Began Their Program in Fall 2009 or Fall 2010, by Time to Completion
Graduation Rates for Students Who Began Their Program in Fall 2009 or Fall 2010, by Time to Completion
Within "Normal time" for the program: 23%
Within 150% of "Normal time" for the program: 37%
Within Twice as Long as "Normal time" for the program: 43%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2012-2013
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgram<1
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
Landscaping and Groundskeeping140--
Category total140--
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping-6d--
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General7011-
Business Administration and Management, General--31d-
Business/Commerce, General10--
General Merchandising, Sales, and Related Marketing Operations, Other200-
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services-12--
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General2d-1d-
Marketing/Marketing Management, General--11-
Operations Management and Supervision20d0d7d-
Category total32d18d103d-
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services
Graphic Communications, General--3-
Category total--3-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other5-18-
Computer Programming, Other--2d-
Computer Programming/Programmer, General33d0d--
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications--29-
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design-9d--
Category total38d9d49d-
Construction Trades
Construction Trades, Other-2--
Pipefitting/Pipefitter and Sprinkler Fitter0---
Category total1262-23
Early Childhood Education and Teaching--14-
Teacher Assistant/Aide3d0d7d-
Category total3d0d21d-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician408-
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician--10-
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology--7-
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering Technology/Technician00--
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other-0--
Industrial Technology/Technician305-
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD37127-
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians, Other2-1-
Quality Control and Safety Technologies/Technicians, Other00--
Water Quality and Wastewater Treatment Management and Recycling Technology/Technician--6d-
Category total461244d-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Child Care and Support Services Management10--
Child Care Provider/Assistant-2--
Housing and Human Environments, Other663--
Category total765--
Health Professions and Related Programs
Blood Bank Technology Specialist130--
Chiropractic Assistant/Technician-08-
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician--11-
Dental Laboratory Technology/Technician09--
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)0276-
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician4d0d10d-
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training-0--
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary170--
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder-8d--
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist-14--
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist--11-
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist-8--
Medical/Clinical Assistant-25--
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist--0-
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide0---
Nursing Practice10353--
Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants, Other-0--
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other--0-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse--97-
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist--9-
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling2015-
Surgical Technology/Technologist--10-
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant--3-
Category total139d144d180d-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Category total--29-
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary1d0d2d-
Category total1d0d2d-
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician-6013
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician-136-
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology10-1
Small Engine Mechanics and Repair Technology/Technician-2--
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies, Other40--
Category total521614
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other--5-
Category total--5-
Personal and Culinary Services
Culinary Arts/Chef Training90--
Food Preparation/Professional Cooking/Kitchen Assistant-3--
Hair Styling/Stylist and Hair Design-13d-5d
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager--15-
Category total916d155d
Precision Production
Cabinetmaking and Millwork814--
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant275-8
Tool and Die Technology/Technician0--10
Welding Technology/Welder2751--
Category total6270-18
Social Sciences
Social Sciences, Other1d0d--
Category total1d0d--
Visual and Performing Arts
Commercial and Advertising Art00--
Digital Arts--5-
Graphic Design--14-
Category total0019-
Grand total36941747660
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution.
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission (!)1/1/1975 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers10/20/2006 -  Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology
Nuclear Medicine Technologist (NMT) - Programs for the nuclear medicine technologist4/5/2008 - 7/1/2010Resigned
  • (!) Estimated date
2012 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201020112012
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Aggravated assault000
Motor vehicle theft000
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year20102009
Default rate14.6%8.2%
Number in default9446
Number in repayment642559
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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