Paying for College

Paying for College

An affordable education

Mid-State offers students a high-quality, valuable education - without the high price tag. Become more employable in a new career or eligible for more promotions and new challenges in your current job.

Need Help Paying for College?

You’re not alone. About 80% of all Mid-State students receive some kind of financial aid or scholarships to help pay for school.  Don’t assume that you won’t qualify – apply today!

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Reasons Businesses Should Hire an MSTC Graduate

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Employer-based program advisory committees
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88% of us work in-state following graduation
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We are tech savvy
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We have the soft skills you desire
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We receive skills/insight from industry leaders
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You get a high-quality and job-ready employee

Frequently Asked Admissions Questions

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Is there an Application for Admission deadline?

Mid-State continuously accepts applications for admission.

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.

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.

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.

What are official transcripts?

Official transcripts are transcripts with the school's seal sent directly from the school you attended previously.

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.

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 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.

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

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.

How do I apply to a program?

Click on How to Apply above to get started!

Do I need to be admitted to a program to take classes at Mid-State?

No. Anyone can register for most General Studies classes.