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Madison Area Technical College Overview

Located in Madison, Wisconsin, Madison Area Technical College is a public institution. The city atmosphere of Madison makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

What Is Madison Area Technical College Known For?

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  • Students who want to work more closely with their professors have an easier time at Madison College since the student to facuty ratio is 10 to 1.
  • The student loan default rate at Madison College is 2%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
  • The highest award offered at Madison College is the postbaccalaureate certificate.
  • In <nil>, 40% of the faculty were full-time.
  • After graduation, Madison College bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $43,770 a year. That's about 7% more than their peers at other schools.

Where Is Madison Area Technical College?


Contact details for Madison College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1701 Wright Street, Madison, WI 53704-2599
Phone: 608-246-6100

How Do I Get Into Madison College?

You can apply to Madison College online at:

Madison Area Technical College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Madison Area Technical College?

22% Take Out Loans
2.4% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Madison College, approximately 22% of students took out student loans averaging $5,598 a year. That adds up to $22,392 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Madison College is 2.4%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Madison Area Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

3,030 Full-Time Undergraduates
51% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 12,087 undergraduate students at Madison College, with 3,030 being full-time and 9,057 being part-time.


There are also 65 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 3,030 full-time undergraduates at Madison College, 49% are male and 51% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Madison Area Technical College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 122
Black or African American 153
Hispanic or Latino 431
White 1,976
International Students 78
Other Races/Ethnicities 270

Geographic Diversity

Wisconsin students aren't the only ones who study at Madison Area Technical College. At this time, 9 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 66 countries are represented at Madison College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Saudi Arabia, and Congo.

Online Learning at Madison Area Technical College

5,136 Took All Classes Online
8,211 Took At Least One Class Online
103.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 8,211 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Madison College has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 28th most popular in Wisconsin for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of Madison College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Madison Area Technical College was 103.2%. This is the #417 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Madison College regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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