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The University of Mount Saint Vincent shares the U.S. Department of Education’s Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) survey data, the New York State Education Department (NYSED) reporting results, and the data required of accredited programs.  The data shared to the University community includes but not limited to enrollment, retention rates, graduation rates, and degrees conferred.

Assessment Timeline

August to September

  • Each program reviews and revises mission statements and goals (if needed).
  • Draft the program assessment plan.
  • Select Program Student Learning Outcomes to be assessed, assessment tools (benchmarks), and set targets.

December to June

  • Gather data, complete the assessment plan templates, assess, and submit the Assessment Plan to the Director of Institutional Research and Assessment for review and analysis by the Institutional Outcomes Assessment Committee-ACAD.

End of June to Mid-July

  • Feedback from the Dean, Director, and IOAC is provided to each program.

U.S. News & World Report (Best Colleges Rankings)

The U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges Rankings displays information on cost, acceptances, enrollment, student body diversity, popular majors, course sizes, and campus life.

University of Mount Saint Vincent U.S. News Best Colleges Rankings

Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

The data system of the National Center for Education Statistics contains reported data on the University’s enrollment, retention, graduation, degrees conferred, tuition, financial aid disbursements, student-to-faculty ratio, athletics and much more.

University of Mount Saint Vincent College Navigator Profile

U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard

The College Scorecard is created by the U.S. Department of Education and displays important factors when deciding on which college to attend.  Those factors include enrollment, religious affiliations, graduation and retention rates, financial aid and debt, typical earnings, and test scores and acceptances.

University of Mount Saint Vincent College Scorecard

University of Mount Saint Vincent Factbook

The University’s factbook displays much of the information found in IPEDS and the College Scorecard. The link below displays the University’s retention and persistence to graduation. The retention and persistence to graduation only includes first-time, full-time degree seeking undergraduates starting in the Fall.

University of Mount Saint Vincent Retention and Graduation Rates

University of Mount Saint Vincent Business and Accounting Programs

The Department of Accounting, Business, and Economics is a student-centered learning community dedicated to preparing undergraduate and graduate students for employment or advanced study in economics or business. The department engages students in active learning and facilitates their development of analytical, critical thinking, communication, and problem-solving skills. Department faculty are active scholars, focused on teaching and engaged in service to the University and to the broader community.  The BS in Business Administration, the BS in Accounting degrees are accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs, a specialized accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

University of Mount Saint Vincent Accounting and Business Administration Student Outcomes

University of Mount Saint Vincent Nursing Program

Nursing prepares students to become professional nurses and use critical thinking skills to address the complex health-related problems of a diverse population across the lifespan. Nursing carries out its mission with an awareness of the diversity and needs of our community of interest, offers students a sense of responsibility, critical thinking, open inquiry, and self-respect, and acknowledges the need for lifelong learning.  The baccalaureate degree in nursing/master’s degree in nursing at the University of Mount Saint Vincent is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Educa­tion (CCNE).

University of Mount Saint Vincent Nursing Student Outcomes

University of Mount Saint Vincent Teacher Education Program

The Department of Teacher Education prepares educators who are passionate about their profession, who are committed to creating a caring and nurturing teaching environment for all students. Our students demonstrate commitment to the idea that every student has the right and ability to learn. They possess the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to foster the emotional, social, and academic development of each student they serve. This profession requires stamina, creativity, and the use of each individual’s unique strength to inspire, lead, and motivate their students. The University of Mount Saint Vincent Teacher Education Department was accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) and now a member of AAQEP (Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation) in good standing.