Mid-State Technical College

Tel: (715)422-5301
  • 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 2,779 students (37% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the state community college average of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), 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 (41.60 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 167 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Mid-State Technical College (WI) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control Public Public
Total Faculty 167 staff 148 staff
Mid-State Technical College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 2,779 has declined by 11% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,779 students 2,845 students
Mid-State Technical College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 23:1
Mid-State Technical College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 1,020 students 1,021 students
Mid-State Technical College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 1,759 students 1,824 students
Mid-State Technical College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Mid-State Technical College Enrollment Breakdown WI All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Mid-State Technical College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
2%
3%
Mid-State Technical College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
1%
5%
Mid-State Technical College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
1%
7%
Mid-State Technical College Black (2007-2016)
% White
92%
79%
Mid-State Technical College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Mid-State Technical College More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
2%
3%
Mid-State Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown WI All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.15 0.37
Mid-State Technical College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
30%
32%
Mid-State Technical College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $34,300 $34,300
Mid-State Technical College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,116 is less than the state average of $4,945. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $6,005 is less than the state average of $6,972. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,116 $4,945
Mid-State Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,005 $6,972
Mid-State Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 75% 80%
Mid-State Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $8,025 $11,951
Mid-State Technical College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $4,107 $5,500
Mid-State Technical College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or 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 $4,945 per year for in-state students and $6,972 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,032 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

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 0.37, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in Wisconsin is Herzing University-Madison. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.