Parents & Family

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!
Call us: 715.422.5500
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Why 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.
How is a technical college different from a four-year college?

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.

Why Choose Mid-State?
  • 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
  • Dual Credit opportunities for high school students
  • 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