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 High School Career Coach Xiong Vang at firstname.lastname@example.org or 715.422.5521.
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Frequently Asked Admissions Questions
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. 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.
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.
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.
Is there an Application for Admission deadline?
Mid-State continuously accepts applications for admission.
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.
Do college graduates still need to provide high school transcripts?
Yes, but only if your program requires transcripts.
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.
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 a fee to take the Accuplacer?
Yes. There is a $20 fee to take the Accuplacer.
When can I take the Accuplacer?
The Accuplacer is offered on a daily basis
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.