School-To-Work Consortium

School-To-Work Consortium

The Mid-Wisconsin School-To-Work Consortium is comprised of School-To-Work Coordinators from each Consortium school district, and representatives from Mid-State Technical College, CESA 5, the Heart of Wisconsin Business & Economic Alliance, the Marshfield Area Chamber of Commerce, and the Portage County Business Council Foundation.

School District Partners

Community Partners


Reasons Businesses Should Hire an MSTC Graduate

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

Frequently Asked Admissions Questions


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 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.

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, unless you have been away for 3 consecutive semesters.

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

No, but you must complete an Application.

Is there a fee to take the Accuplacer?

No. There is no fee to take the Accuplacer.

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.

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.

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 provide high school or college 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.

When can I take the Accuplacer?

The Accuplacer is offered on a daily basis