Mid-State Technical College Admissions
500 32nd Street North
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
You've submitted your application and are waiting to take the next step. We'll walk you through what happens next, and give you some helpful hints about what you can do while you're waiting.
Your admissions letter will arrive about 15 business days after your application is received. This letter will confirm that you have applied to MSTC and list any missing admission requirements for your program. It will also include your Student ID Number, your key to entering all of our online student resources.
If you have not taken the ACT or Accuplacer test in the past five years, you will need to take the Accuplacer exam in order to be admitted. Under certain circumstances, the Accuplacer may be waived for program admission.
If you have not already done so, now is the time to invest 30 minutes into your financial future by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
Don't miss the scholarship application deadline. Check out the MSTC Foundation Scholarship page.
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High school students have often earned college credit for classes taken in high school, or attended another college in the past. Learn how MSTC can help you obtain credit for prior learning.
Smart Start is MSTC's new student orientation. At a Smart Start session, you will receive an overview of available resources. Most importantly, you will create a schedule and register for classes. Be sure to RSVP when you receive your invitation in the mail.
At Smart Start, you will receive a list of books and supplies that can be purchased at the bookstore prior to the first class.
MSTC offers a variety of ways to pay the cost of tuition. These include cash, money order, travelers checks, check/credit card, installment payment plan, scholarships, financial aid, veteran's benefits, and agency/employer sponsorship.
If you need assistance during your time at MSTC, please refer to any of our Support Services. We look forward to seeing you on campus and involved with Student Life. Contact Career Services to learn about employment opportunities associated with your degree.
How does MSTC tuition compare to tuition for a four-year public university?
On average, an MSTC education costs 45% less than two years at a public university.
Is there a fee to take the Accuplacer?
Yes. There is a $20 fee to take the Accuplacer.
MSTC needs a copy of my transcripts. Can I send a copy of the one I have?
No. MSTC requires all transcripts to be official.
Do I need to be admitted to a program to take classes at MSTC?
No. Anyone can register for most General Studies classes.
Will a GED or HSED be accepted in lieu of a high school diploma?
Yes. Contact the institution that awarded your GED/HSED and have them send your test scores directly to MSTC.
I applied to MSTC in the past. Do I need to repay my application fee?
The $30 application fee is a one-time fee.
If I’ve taken the Accuplacer or ACT in the past, can MSTC use those scores?
Yes. The scores can be used if the test has been taken within the past five years.
Do college graduates still need to provide high school transcripts?
Yes, but only if your program requires transcripts.
What are official transcripts?
Official transcripts are transcripts with the school's seal sent directly from the school you attended previously.
How do I know if I’ve been admitted to a program?
Once you have completed all admissions requirements, you will receive a letter indicating you have been accepted.
How do I apply to a program?
Click on How to Apply above to get started!
Do I need to take an entrance assessment to be admitted to MSTC & my program?
MSTC requires most new students to complete the Accuplacer prior to acceptance into a program.
Is there an Application for Admission deadline?
MSTC continuously accepts applications for admission.
When can I take the Accuplacer?
The Accuplacer is offered on a daily basis