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Mid-State Technical College Overview

Mid-State Technical College is a public institution located in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. The rural area surrounding the school is great for students who prefer living in a country setting.

What Is Mid-State Technical College Known For?

834 Undergraduate Awards
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the undergraduate certificate is the highest award a student can attain at Mid-State.
  • In 2017-2018, 45% of the faculty were full-time.

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Mid-State Technical College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Mid-State has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#561 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Mid-State.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Value Human Resource Management Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Value Entrepreneurial Studies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Entrepreneurial Studies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Human Resource Management Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Best Value Business, Management & Marketing Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#19 Best Business, Management & Marketing Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#39 Best Value Business Administration & Management Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#46 Best Value Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#80 Best Business Administration & Management Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#127 Best Value Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Mid-State Technical College?

Location of Mid-State Technical College

Contact details for Mid-State are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 500 32Nd St N, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
Phone: 715-422-5300
Website: www.mstc.edu

How Do I Get Into Mid-State?

You can apply to Mid-State online at: www.mstc.edu//apply-mid-state-today

Mid-State 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 Mid-State Technical College?

49% Take Out Loans
17.1% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Mid-State, approximately 49% of students took out student loans averaging $3,232 a year. That adds up to $12,928 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Mid-State is 17.1%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Mid-State Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

650 Full-Time Undergraduates
46% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,806 undergraduate students at Mid-State, with 650 being full-time and 2,156 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Mid-State

Gender Diversity

Of the 650 full-time undergraduates at Mid-State, 54% are male and 46% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Mid-State

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Mid-State Technical College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Mid-State Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 17
Black or African American 10
Hispanic or Latino 7
White 552
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 64

Online Learning at Mid-State Technical College

132 Took All Classes Online
1,631 Took At Least One Class Online
-1.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,631 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Mid-State has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 27th most popular in Wisconsin for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Mid-State

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Mid-State Technical College was -1.3%. This is the #2,293 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Mid-State regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Mid-State majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 10%
Business Support & Assistant Services 45%
Business, Management & Marketing 31%
Fire Protection 60%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 63%

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%.

Mid-State Technical College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 165 0 0 165
Allied Health Professions 29 26 23 78
Business Administration & Management 17 53 0 70
Nursing 0 68 0 68
Criminal Justice & Corrections 32 17 0 49
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 0 39 39
Precision Metal Working 17 0 21 38
Business Support & Assistant Services 9 11 11 31
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 0 27 27
Cosmetology 6 0 19 25
Human Resource Management 0 0 22 22
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 0 0 22 22
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 4 3 10 17
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 16 0 0 16
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 1 14 15
Accounting 0 13 0 13
Marketing 2 11 0 13
Computer Systems Networking 0 13 0 13
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 12 0 12
Computer Programming 0 11 0 11
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 11 0 0 11
Plumbing & Water Supply 10 0 0 10
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 9 0 0 9
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 7 0 7
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 7 0 7
Forestry 0 7 0 7
Civil Engineering Technology 0 6 0 6
Other Construction 5 0 0 5
Health Sciences & Services 0 5 0 5
Fire Protection 0 5 0 5
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 0 4 0 4
Environmental Control Technology 0 4 0 4
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 4 0 4
Agricultural Production 0 0 2 2
Information Technology 0 2 0 2
Agricultural Economics & Business 0 1 0 1
Gerontology 0 1 0 1
Horticulture 0 0 0 0
Hospitality Management 0 0 0 0
Management Information Systems 0 0 0 0
General Sales & Marketing 0 0 0 0
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 0 0 0
Carpentry 0 0 0 0
Masonry 0 0 0 0
Legal Support Services 0 0 0 0
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 0 0 0
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 0 0 0 0
Interdisciplinary Studies 0 0 0 0
Ground Transportation 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 332 292 210 834

References

*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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