High School Students

High School Students

Does Your Path Start at Mid-State?

From high school to Mid-State to your career or further education, whatever degree you desire, your path can start at Mid-State.

Getting an early start on your college education is like money in your pocket. While still in high school, you can explore your career options, earn a regional or national credential, and take classes you’re interested in that aren’t offered at your school—all at little or no cost to you.

Top Six Reasons to Take a Mid-State Class Now:

  1. Experience college-level courses while taking classes in your own high school.
  2. Earn tuition-free credit for college programs at your high school.
  3. Earn credits that are all applicable to Mid-State programs—with many also transferable to Mid-State Technical College’s four-year college and university partners, including Lakeland University, UW-Stevens Point, UW-Oshkosh, UW-Stout, and UW-River Falls.
  4. Get paid while receiving on-the-job training through the Youth Apprenticeship program.
  5. Complete career-focused Dual Credit Academies that provide a wealth of experiences.
  6. Enroll at Mid-State full-time right after graduating and you could be earning a real salary within 27 months—sooner than your friends attending a four-year college.

Why is Mid-State Technical College the Right Choice?

There are many great reasons to choose Mid-State. Here are a few more:

  • Experience college close to home.
  • Benefit from the personalized experience that comes with small classes taught by highly trained and experienced faculty.
  • Access free resources that support your success.
  • Choose from more than 50 associate degree and technical diploma programs plus nine apprenticeship programs.
  • Experience what it means to be in demand—93 percent of Mid-State Technical College graduates find a job within six months of graduating.
  • Enjoy tuition rates that are the lowest in the state of Wisconsin.

Get to Know Us!

Mid-State offers many opportunities for high school students to learn about our college, programs, and student services. High school students are also encouraged to take advantage of the following activities to learn more about Mid-State:

  • Meet with an outreach coordinator at your school or one of Mid-State’s campus locations.
  • Schedule a campus tour.
  • Schedule a program shadow where you would join a current Mid-State class to learn more about a program and talk to faculty and students.

Visit our outreach page to arrange one of these opportunities or explore Mid-State through special events for high school students.