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 12% over five years.
Mid-State Technical College(WI) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty167 staff167 staff
Mid-State Technical College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 2,779 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same 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 grown by 30% over five years.
Total Enrollment2,779 students3,351 students
Mid-State Technical College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio17:123:1
Mid-State Technical College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students1,020 students1,122 students
Mid-State Technical College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students1,759 students2,229 students
Mid-State Technical College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Mid-State Technical College Enrollment Breakdown WI All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Mid-State Technical College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
Mid-State Technical College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Mid-State Technical College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Mid-State Technical College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Mid-State Technical College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Mid-State Technical College More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
Mid-State Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown WI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.150.37
Mid-State Technical College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
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 Aid75%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 $13,826 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Wisconsin community colleges have a diversity score of 0.37, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Wisconsin is Herzing University-Madison. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.