Your future, your choice...CHOOSE Youth Options
Youth Options- Challenge yourself academically and earn college credits while your school district pays for your class(s).
Wisconsin's Youth Options program provides opportunities for high school juniors and seniors who are in good academic standing to take postsecondary courses at technical college that can count for both college credit and toward high school graduation. Interested students apply to their school district asking for approval to take one or more college courses each semester of their junior or senior year. By approving the student to take college course(s), the school district will pay for the student's tuition and fee associated with the cost of the course(s).
- The Application Process
- Program Plan and Report (P1-8700A)
- Transportation Reimbursement Form (P1-8701)
- Students with Disabilities Form
For more information, please contact your high school counselor or 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
Is there an Application for Admission deadline?
Mid-State continuously accepts applications for admission.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Do I need to provide high school or college transcripts?
Yes, but only if your program requires transcripts.
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 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.