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


Will a GED or HSED be accepted in lieu of a high school diploma?

Yes. Contact the institution that awarded your GED/HSED and have them send your test scores directly to Mid-State.

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.

Do college graduates still need to provide high school transcripts?

Yes, but only if your program requires transcripts.

When can I take the Accuplacer?

The Accuplacer is offered on a daily basis

Is there an Application for Admission deadline?

Mid-State continuously accepts applications for admission.

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 do I apply to a program?

Click on How to Apply above to get started!

What are official transcripts?

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

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.

Is there a fee to take the Accuplacer?

Yes. There is a $20 fee to take the Accuplacer.

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.

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.