Parents & Family
Mid-State recognizes that helping your son or daughter decide the educational direction to take following high school is just one of many important challenges you face.
Because this is a significant event in your family's life, we have created this section of our website for you; allowing you to explore the vast benefits of higher education, to learn more about Mid-State and to serve as your ongoing resource throughout your son or daughter's college career.
Please let us know if you have questions!
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FAQsWhy a technical college?
- It's where communities turn first... Wisconsin Technical Colleges produce graduates who fill critical positions in our communities.
- According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, most jobs over the next decade will require the kind of occupational training provided by Wisconsin's technical colleges.
- Great paying careers - on average, associate degree graduates earn $5,000 a year more in salary than high school graduates!
Ability to start at a technical college and transfer credits to a bachelors degree.
Technical colleges provide education & training for careers. Mid-State instructors bring a hands-on approach to the classroom. Students spend much of their time in fully equipped laboratories and simulated work environments. When companies look for employees, they know that Mid-State graduates have hands-on experience before they begin the job.
- Mid-State offers 100+ career programs and certificates
- Affordable tuition
- Online and flexible learning options
- Hands-on learning and instructors with real-world experience
- Personal attention in classes of 15-30 students
- Financial aid and scholarships
- More than 70% of Mid-State students receive some kind of financial aid
- High School - Advanced Standing
- Options to transfer credits to four-year colleges
- Support services to help you become a successful student
- Mid-State is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
- Mid-State has been making futures for 100 years!
- Our graduates are in demand
- On average, 88% of Mid-State graduates have jobs within six months of graduation
- Several employers recruit Mid-State students before they graduate
Reasons Businesses Should Hire an MSTC Graduate
Frequently Asked Admissions Questions
If I’ve taken the Accuplacer or ACT in the past, can Mid-State use those scores?
Yes. The scores can be used if the test has been taken within the past five years.
Mid-State needs a copy of my transcripts. Can I send a copy of the one I have?
No. Mid-State requires all transcripts to be official.
When can I take the Accuplacer?
The Accuplacer is offered on a daily basis
Is there a fee to take the Accuplacer?
Yes. There is a $20 fee to take the Accuplacer.
Do college graduates still need to provide high school transcripts?
Yes, but only if your program requires transcripts.
I applied to Mid-State in the past. Do I need to repay my application fee?
The $30 application fee is a one-time fee.
What are official transcripts?
Official transcripts are transcripts with the school's seal sent directly from the school you attended previously.
Do I need to take an entrance assessment to be admitted to Mid-State & my program?
Mid-State requires most new students to complete the Accuplacer prior to acceptance into a program.
Is there an Application for Admission deadline?
Mid-State continuously accepts applications for admission.
How do I apply to a program?
Click on How to Apply above to get started!
Will a GED® Test or HSED be accepted in lieu of a high school diploma?
Yes. Contact the institution that awarded your GED® Test/HSED and have them send your test scores directly to Mid-State.
Do I need to be admitted to a program to take classes at Mid-State?
No. Anyone can register for most General Studies classes.
How does Mid-State tuition compare to tuition for a four-year public university?
On average, an Mid-State education costs 45% less than two years at a public university.
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.