Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 47.07
Liaison Brittney Hernandez-Stevenson
Submission Date May 8, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Madisonville Community College
PA-8: Affordability and Access

Status Score Responsible Party
1.80 / 4.00 Brittney Stevenson
Sustainability Coordinator/Business Affairs Specialist
Business Affairs
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Does the institution have policies and programs in place to make it accessible and affordable to low-income students?:
Yes

A brief description of any policies and programs to minimize the cost of attendance for low-income students:

Institutional scholarships are awarded to reduce costs for students. There are four TRIO programs that assist with this objective by targeting the recruitment of faculty staff, and students.


A brief description of any programs to equip the institution’s faculty and staff to better serve students from low-income backgrounds:
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A brief description of any programs to prepare students from low-income backgrounds for higher education:

Madisonville Community College offers the B.O.O.S.T. program and R.I.S.E. program to assist high school students with various tools to prepare for college. Madisonville Community College also has college awareness days that assist high school students with college preparation.


A brief description of the institution's scholarships for low-income students:

There are various internal scholarships offered... We also accept Federal funidng through the PELL, CAP and SEOG Grants offerend through the government. Students are encouraged to fill out their FAFSA in order to be eligible for any type of funding.
Lineberry Scholarship
The Lineberry Scholarship is designed to assist single parents with education expenses related to the pursuit of a degree. Students must have unmet need, maintain at least a 2.5 GPA and be enrolled full-time.


A brief description of any programs to guide parents of low-income students through the higher education experience:
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A brief description of any targeted outreach to recruit students from low-income backgrounds:

We have a Ready to Work program that recruits students from low-income backgrounds and helps provide them with job placement and allows them the opportunity to earn their degree with the help of various financial aid opportunities.


A brief description of other admissions policies or programs to make the institution accessible and affordable to low-income students:

Admission to Madisonville Community College is free. There is no application fee for students and students are charged on a per credit hour basis.


A brief description of other financial aid policies or programs to make the institution accessible and affordable to low-income students:

Students that meet Federal guidelines are eligible for financial aid and as long as all necessary paperwork has been completed students are eligible to apply for various scholarships.


A brief description of other policies and programs to make the institution accessible and affordable to low-income students not covered above:
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Does the institution have policies and programs in place to support non-traditional students?:
Yes

A brief description of any scholarships provided specifically for part-time students:

Donovan Scholar scholarship is awarded to non traditional students that are Kentucky residents age 65 and over. All tuition and mandatory fees assessed are covered by the scholarship there is no cap on the number of hours covered.


A brief description of any onsite child care facilities, partnerships with local facilities, and/or subsidies or financial support to help meet the child care needs of students:

The state of Kentucky has a program through Community Based Services that allows for assistance with childcare. Community Based Services also has programs that assist with health and food benefits.


A brief description of other policies and programs to support non-traditional students:
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Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (accessibility and affordability indicators)?:
No

Indicators that the institution is accessible and affordable to low-income students::
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The percentage of entering students that are low-income ---
The graduation/success rate for low-income students ---
The percentage of student financial need met, on average 80
The percentage of students graduating with no interest-bearing student loan debt ---

The percentage of students that participate in or directly benefit from the institution’s policies and programs to support low-income and non-traditional students:
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The website URL where information about the institution's affordability and access programs is available:
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