Mid-State Technical College

Tel: (715)422-5301
2,902 students
Public institution
Mid-State Technical College Serves its community by providing lifelong learning opportunities which enhance the personal and economic well-being of individuals and businesses.
School Highlights:
Mid-State Technical College serves 2,902 students (36% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the state average of 25%.
Mid-State Technical College is the only community colleges within Wood County, WI.
The nearest community college is Northcentral Technical College (41.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 114 teachers has declined by 38% over five years.
College Mid-State Technical College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 114 staff
61 staff
Mid-State Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,902 has declined by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.21 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 109% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,902 students 1,296 students
Mid-State Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1
Mid-State Technical College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,038 students
814 students
Mid-State Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,864 students
1,040 students
Mid-State Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Mid-State Technical College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Mid-State Technical College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
Mid-State Technical College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Mid-State Technical College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Mid-State Technical College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Mid-State Technical College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Mid-State Technical College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
Mid-State Technical College Unknown (2006-2013)
Mid-State Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.21 0.68
Mid-State Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,997 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,830 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,997 $5,660
Mid-State Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,830 $10,250
Mid-State Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 78%
Mid-State Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • The college offer technical training in more than 50 fields and professions by granting one- and two-year technical diplomas and two-year associate degrees. MSTC graduates become health care professionals, police officers, day-care providers, accountants, plumbers, administrative assistants,electricians, welders, automotive technicians, hair stylists, and paramedics. They are design and repair technicians, computer programmers, networking specialists, small business owners, masons, farmers, marketing professionals, and much more. In addition, MSTC also awards certificates for the successful completion of a single course or a combination of courses. Mid-State Technical College also serves as a starting point for students who want to continue their education. Many courses and programs transfer to four-year colleges and universities. MSTC has campuses in Stevens Point, Marshfield and Wisconsin Rapids; a center in Adams; and several outreach sites. Through credit, non-credit and life enrichment course, MSTC is a driving force behind post-secondary education in central Wisconsin.

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Did You Know?
For Wisconsin public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,163 per year for in-state students and $7,019 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,338 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Wisconsin is 88%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Wisconsin community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.42, which is lower than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Wisconsin is Sanford-Brown College-West Allis. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.