Mid State Technical College

Mid State Technical College

Mid-State Technical College, also referred to as MSTC, is a non-profit, technical, community college located in central Wisconsin, United States. It was founded in 1979. MSTC is a member of the Wisconsin Technical College System, and it offers classes at three campuses: Stevens Point, Marshfield, and Wisconsin Rapids. The college also has a learning center in Adams.

Students of Mid-State Technical College are offered over 45 degrees and certificate programs to choose from. Continuing education and distance learning courses are also available. The academic divisions of the college are:

  • Agribusiness
  • Business
  • General Education
  • Service & Health
  • Technical & Industrial

The athletics department of MSTC fields men's teams in basketball and women's teams in volleyball. The teams are nicknamed the Cougars, and they are members of the National Junior College Athletic Association, Wisconsin Technical College Conference, and Wisconsin Junior College Athletic Association.

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Contacting Mid-State Technical College

Mid-State Technical College
500 32nd St N
Wisconsin Rapids , WI 54494
General Phone: (715) 422-5500

Mid-State Technical College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine412EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Business and Management107business management, operations management, accounting, banking, human resources, marketing
Medical Support and Technology85medical assistant, allied health and medical assisting, respiratory care tech, surgical tech, phlebotomy
Security and Law Enforcement48corrections, criminal justice and police
Engineering Technician42civil engineering tech, electronics tech, instrumentation tech, computer systems tech, mechanical drafting
Beauty and Cosmetology21hair styling
Production Trades20machine shop assistant, welding, ironworking
Medical Administration20health unit coordinator, medical transcription
Construction Trades19masonry, carpentry, electrician, metal building assembler, pipefitting, plumbing
Computer Science and Engineering18computer programming, computer networking
Office and Administration18administrative assistant, office data entry
Mechanics and Repair15heavy equipment maintenance, industrial mechanics, precision systems maintenance, automobile mechanics
Conservation and Resource Management14urban forestry
Education and Teaching13early childhood education
Transportation7construction equipment operation
Agricultural Science and Management5agricultural production
Liberal Arts2interdisciplinary studies

Number of programs and degrees for Mid-State Technical College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years11310
Associate's degree31622
Award of less than 1 academic year42217
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years153

Mid-State Technical College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Mid-State Technical College had a total enrollment of 2,945 students (2,098 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 91%
Black 1%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 18%
20-21 17%
22-24 16%
25-29 15%
30-34 9%
35-39 7%
40-49 12%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Mid-State Technical College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 66 %
Part-Time 64 %

Mid-State Technical College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Wisconsin Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Mid-State Technical College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,216
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 15,149
Books and supplies $ 1,148

Financial Aid:
Mid-State Technical College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 538000)

Mid-State Technical College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track3954

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year3$65,7609$61,874
All faculty totalcalendar year3$65,7609$61,874

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year36$65,95645$65,491
All faculty totalacademic year36$65,95645$65,491

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Mid-State Technical College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural Production Operations, General

Beauty And Cosmetology
Hair Styling/Stylist and Hair Design

Business And Management
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Operations Management and Supervision

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Conservation And Resource Management
Urban Forestry

Construction Trades
Metal Building Assembly/Assembler
Pipefitting/Pipefitter and Sprinkler Fitter
Plumbing Technology/Plumber

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Engineering Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Instrumentation Technology/Technician
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD

Liberal Arts
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
Precision Systems Maintenance and Repair Technologies, Other

Medical Administration
Health Unit Coordinator/Ward Clerk
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Welding Technology/Welder

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science

Construction/Heavy Equipment/Earthmoving Equipment Operation

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Mid-State Technical College Highlights

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What Sets Mid-State Technical College Apart:

Salaries of full-time faculty
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 14%Mid-State Technical College Salaries of full-time faculty
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%Mid-State Technical College % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
Number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Mid-State Technical College Number of degree programs
% of degrees in conservation and resource management
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 19%Mid-State Technical College % of degrees in conservation and resource management
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%Mid-State Technical College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 20%Mid-State Technical College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)

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checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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