Your Future, Your Choice—Take Advantage of Advanced Standing Credits through Your High School!
Advanced standing recognizes the skills students attain in certain high school courses by allowing them to earn college credit. When students enroll at Mid-State, credit for those high school courses in which they earned advanced standing will be applied toward their technical college degree or diploma. Students receive these credits at no cost, making their college education more affordable.
Learn about the Advanced Standing process
Learn about the responsibilities of the High School student
Learn about requesting a curriculum review to offer Advanced Standing
Learn about the curricular articulation agreement
Learn about Articulation Agreements your school has with Mid-State
Learn about Mid-State classes by division available for Advanced Standing
For more information, please contact Mid-State's pre-college specialist, Xiong Vang, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 715.422.5521.
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Frequently Asked Admissions Questions
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.
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 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.
Is there an Application for Admission deadline?
Mid-State continuously accepts applications for admission.
Will a Certificate of GED® or HSED be accepted in lieu of a high school diploma?
Yes. If you received a GED® or HSED in Wisconsin, contact the WI Department of Public Instruction to request a transcript.
Do I need to provide high school or college 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.
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.
When can I take the Accuplacer?
The Accuplacer is offered on a daily basis