Mid-State Technical College

Tel: (715)422-5300
2,915 students
Public institution

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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 2,915 students (39% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 21%.
Mid-State Technical College is the only community colleges within Wood County, WI.
The nearest community college is Northcentral Technical College (41.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Mid-State Technical College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 2,915 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 19% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,915 students
1,287 students
Mid-State Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,131 students
832 students
Mid-State Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,784 students
1,021 students
Mid-State Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Mid-State Technical College sch enrollment Mid-State Technical College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Mid-State Technical College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
Mid-State Technical College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
1%
12%
Mid-State Technical College Black (2006-2012)
% White
94%
66%
Mid-State Technical College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Mid-State Technical College More (2010-2012)
Mid-State Technical College sch ethnicity Mid-State Technical College sta ethnicity
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. 0.12 0.45
Mid-State Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,826 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,579 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,826 $5,890
Mid-State Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,579 $10,050
Mid-State Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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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