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Programmatic Performance and Student Achievement

Fall 2021

Employment data

Recent graduates From the MSLS report 80 percent employment within 5 months of graduation.

Note: Data collection has closed for each survey distribution (fall 2020 and spring 2021), hence the five-month vs. 12-month timeline.

Details:
December 2020:

  • Response rate: 48 percent (24/50 respondents/graduates)
  • 83 percent (20/24 employment

May 2021

  • Response rate: 58 percent (32/55 respondents/graduates)
  • 78 percent (25/32) employment

Total:

  • Response rate: 53 percent (56/105 respondents/graduates)
  • 80 percent (45/56) employment

 Applications, acceptance & enrollment data 2014-2021

For the year 2021, the MSLS received 181 applications, 169 students were admitted in the program.

Applications, Acceptance & Enrollment rates

Enrollment data 2011-2021

The enrollment data for the year 2021 was 383 students.

Enrollment Data as of Fall 2011-21

Enrollment by U.S. State 2014-2021       

The results show that Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, and Virginia are the states with most enrollments in the M.S.L.S. program at Clarion University, the enrollments for Fall 2021 are:

  • Pennsylvania 200
  • New Jersey 32
  • Maryland 20

 Enrollment by U.S. State 2014-21

Retention and Graduation MSLS students 2016-2021

Retention for the year 2021 was 76.25 percent.

Graduation rate for the year 2019 was 44.83 percent.

MSLS Retention rates 2016-21

Fall 2020

Percentage of graduates holding positions relevant to the degree:

May/Summer 2020 data:

  • These results are based on the total number of confirmed MSLS graduates (113) and the number of valid respondents (58), which yields a knowledge rate of 51% of the graduating class.
  • 97 percent (56/58) of MSLS graduates from May/Summer 2020 are employed (54) or continuing education (2) within six months of graduation.

Note:

  • Attached are self-disclosed titles and employing organizations of graduates for you to reference and verify if interested.
  • 85 percent (35/41) agreed that their employment is related to their degree.

May-Summer 2020 Graduate Titles and Employing Information

Graduate enrollment by state 2014-2020

The results show that Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, and Virginia are the states with most enrollments in the M.S.L.S. program at Clarion University, the enrollments for Fall 2020 are:

  • Pennsylvania 188
  • New Jersey 29
  • Maryland 20
  • Virginia 16

Enrollment by U.S. State 2014-2020

Enrollment for 2020

The enrollment for the year 2020 was 359 students

Enrollment as of Fall 2011-2020

Retention and graduation for MSLS students

Retention for the year 2019 was 75.86 percent
Graduation for the year 2018 was 54.35 percent

Four-year Retention and Graduation rates

Application and acceptance rates

For the year 2020, the MSLS received 168 application; 154 (91.67%) students were admitted.

Applications, acceptance and enrollment rates

Fall 2019

Percentage of graduates holding positions relevant to the degree:

May/Summer 2019 data:

  • These results are based on the total number of confirmed MSLS graduates (48) and the number of valid respondents (48), which yields a knowledge rate of 100 percent of the graduating class.
  • 98 percent (47/48) of MSLS graduates from May/Summer 2019 are employed (46) or continuing education (1) within six months of graduation.

Note:

  • The number 1 is volunteering, which is included in our NACE report but was not included in the 98 percent above due to your criteria.
  • o Attached are self-disclosed titles and employing organizations of graduates for you to reference and verify if interested.
  • o 90 percent (36/40) agreed that their employment is related to their degree.

May-Summer 2019 Graduate Titles and Employing Organizations

Graduate enrollment as of each Fall, 2014-2019 by State

The results show that Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey, New York and Virginia are the states with most enrollments in the M.S.L.S. program at Clarion University, the enrollments for Fall 2019 are:

  • Pennsylvania: 170
  • New Jersey: 31
  • Maryland: 28
  • Virginia: 19
  • New York: 15

Enrollment as of Fall 2011-2019 data

Since the year 2015, enrollments have been increasing from 325 to 383 in Fall 2019.

Retention and graduation for MSLS students

  • Retention for the year 2017 was 82.05 percent
  • Retention for the year 2018 was 80.43 percent
  • Average time to degree in years (students achieve degree requirements)  = 2.5 years.
  • Percentage of graduate holding positions relevant to the degree within 12 months of degree completion (may include further graduate study.)

 Application, Acceptance & Enrollment Rates

For Fall 2019, 160 applications were received; 99.38 percent were admitted; and 53.46 percent were enrolled.

 Fall 2018

MSLS Retention Information

Average time to degree in years (students achieve degree requirements)  = 2.5 years

Percentage of graduate holding positions relevant to the degree within 12 months of degree completion (may include further graduate study. ) 

May-Summer 2018 Information

May/Summer 2018 data:

  • These results are based on the total number of confirmed MSLS graduates (101) and the number of valid respondents (63), which yields a knowledge rate of 62% of the graduating class.
  • 97% (61/63) of MSLS graduates from May/Summer 2018 are employed within six month of graduation.
  • Note: 
    • No graduate confirmed continuing education, although one plans to apply and attend.
    • Attached are self-disclosed titles and employing organizations of graduates for you to reference and verify if interested.
    • 100% (51/51) agreed that their employment is related to their degree. (Optional question, hence the lower response number)

 

May-Summer 2017 Information

May/Summer 2017 data:

  • These results are based on the total number of confirmed MSLS graduates (82) and the number of valid respondents (70), which yields a knowledge rate of 85% of the graduating class.
  • 91% (63/69) of MSLS graduates from May/Summer 2018 are employed or continuing education within six month of graduation.
  • Note: 
    • 1 graduate confirmed continuing education.
    • 2 are volunteering, which is included in our NACE report but was not included in the 91% above due to your criteria.
    • Attached are self-disclosed titles and employing organizations of graduates for you to reference and verify if interested.
    • 85% (50/59) agreed that their employment is related to their degree. (Optional question, hence the lower response number)
Last Updated 2/21/22