Madison Area Technical College

Madison, WI 53704

Located in Madison, Wisconsin, Madison Area Technical College is a public institution that offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The institution is part of Wisconsin Technical College System that operates 10 campuses in Eau Claire, Appleton, Cleveland, Madison, Milwaukee, Fond du Lac, Rhinelander, Wausau, Green Bay, Fennimore.

Madison Area Technical College has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).

Madison Area Technical College in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $3,911 and fees $370. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $5,866 and $370 respectively.


Campus LocaleCity: Midsize
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate-

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. LPN
  2. LPN to ADN
  3. BSN
  4. ADN

    The Madison Area Technical College Nursing Program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission and approved by the WI Department of Regulation. Students who successfully complete the program are eligible to apply to sit for the national licensure exam to acquire a license as a Registered Nurse.

    The program is designed to prepare nurses to practice with technical competence and judgment in a range of clinical settings.

    The program recognizes the need to develop the proper mental preparation of the profession by emphasizing the need for self-direction, helpful attitudes, an interest in the welfare of other people and the willingness to faithfully follow procedures as well as being able to work and communicate within a healthcare team.

    Admission Requirements:

    • High School Diploma, GED equivalency certificate (higher documented degree if you are a second degree student)
    • Test Scores (COMPASS/ASSET/ACT/SAT)
    • Residency (out of state residents cannot be placed on a waiting list)
    • Complete curriculum pre-requisites (Some pre-nursing science courses require a chemistry pre-requisite taken in the last five years.)

    Successful applicants are required to attend a mandatory orientation session and students who fail to attend the orientation may forfeit their seat. New students can activate their student accounts online to gain access to class registration information.

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide Certificate 788
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Certificate 12
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 185

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Madison Area Technical College

University of Wisconsin-Madison
5.06 miles away
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
73.05 miles away
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
73.59 miles away
Northern Illinois University
86.8 miles away
William Rainey Harper College
96.05 miles away
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
98.02 miles away
Northbrook College of Health Care
104.44 miles away
Americare Technical School
105.58 miles away
PC Center Training Institute
111.49 miles away
Northwestern Institute of Health and Technology - Skokie Campus
111.51 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1969 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1978 - Current



Acceptance Rate

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$9,806
30k to 48k$10,430
48k to 75k$13,033
75k to 110k$14,646
Over 110k$14,891
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $130.00 $196.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $130.00 $193.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Madison Area Technical College
1701 Wright St
Madison, WI 53704

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