Get Started at Mid-State

The admission process transforms you into a Mid-State student ready to start your educational journey to an in-demand career. Below are the steps to applying to a Mid-State program and other getting started resources. Feel free to contact us at 888.575.6782 if you have any questions as you go.

Program Application

Mid-State offers over 90 associate degree, technical diploma, and certificate programs. Thanks to affordable tuition and a combination of day, evening, and online classes, college will be a smart investment that actually fits your life. Are you ready for a hands-on education where you get to practice what you learn, while you learn it? Start the college admission process now!

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What You’ll Need to Apply to Mid-State

Mid-State’s application is quick to complete. You’ll want to set aside 15–20 minutes to fill out the application and have the following:


Our application includes non-refundable application fee. Pay online or follow instructions in the application to apply for a waiver.

Social Security Number

You will be asked to enter your Social Security Number in the application*.

Program Choice

You will indicate your program of choice or indicate Undecided in the application—you can change this during the advising phase of the admissions process. Not sure which program to choose? Start on our Career Clusters page to narrow down the options.

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*Your Social Security Number is not required in the application.

The Admissions & Financial Aid Process

Find step-by-step instructions on our Apply page. Have a question or need advice? Talk to a recruiter at 888.575.6782 or email. The application takes just a few minutes to complete. The application asks for your Social Security Number and $30 for the application fee, which may be waived if you qualify.

Start your FAFSA at Get stuck or have a question, visit our Financial Aid page to get detailed instructions or reach out to a financial aid advisor.

Mid-State’s FAFSA code is 005380.

Meet with an academic advisor who specializes in your program to talk about program admission, learn about technology on campus, and register for classes. We’ll be in touch to set this up after receiving your application.


Welcome to the Mid-State family!

Mid-State maintains an open-door admissions policy in alignment with statutory requirements, Wisconsin Technical College System policies, and licensing and accrediting organizations. View the College’s complete admissions policy.