Veterans who have earned eligibility for benefits through active military service, selective reserve, or National Guard may be certified to receive veterans benefits through the Financial Aid Office or County Veterans Service Office. State and federal benefits include Post 911 GI Bill, Montgomery G.I. Bill, Dependents, Selective Reserve, National Guard, VA Vocational Rehabilitation, and Wisconsin GI Bill Tuition Remission. Most Mid-State programs are approved for benefits from state or federal programs.
For additional information, please contact:
Financial Aid/Veterans Staff
Wisconsin Rapids Campus
500 32nd Street North
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
P: 715.422.5300 ext. 4355
- Chapter 33 Transferability Process for Dependent or Spouse
- Easy Guide for Federal Veterans Benefits (USDVA)
- Enrollment Verification for Federal GI Bill (WAVE)
- Federal GI Bill Benefits
- GI Bill Comparison Tool
- GI Bill Pamphlet
- GI Bill FAQ or Ask a Question
- GI Bill Updates
- Check WI GI Bill Certification Status
- Job Center of Wisconsin
- Office of Veterans Services
- Veterans FAQ - WI GI Bill
- Vet Ed Online Application
- WI Air and Army National Guard Benefits Handout
- WI Department of Veterans Affairs
- WI Department of Veterans Affairs - Programs & Services
- WI GI Bill Brochure and Application Process
- Wisconsin Veteran Employment Resources
Frequently Asked Admissions Questions
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.
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.
Is there an Application for Admission deadline?
Mid-State continuously accepts applications for admission.
When can I take the Accuplacer?
The Accuplacer is offered on a daily basis
What are official transcripts?
Official transcripts are transcripts with the school's seal sent directly from the school you attended previously.
Is there a fee to take the Accuplacer?
Yes. There is a $20 fee to take the Accuplacer.
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.
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.
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 college graduates still need to provide high school transcripts?
Yes, but only if your program requires transcripts.
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.
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.