Mid-State Technical College

Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
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Mid-State Technical College (Mid-State) is located in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This school was established back in 1913 and it serves around 8000 students currently. This is a technical college that is a part of the Wisconsin Technical College System. Mid-State has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. There are over 60 hands-on programs at Mid-State. Students can pursue many technical degree programs at the college that will lead directly to great employment opportunities.

The Mid-State nursing program has consistently been among the most popular programs at the school. Students will be able to earn associate's in applied science degrees in nursing at Mid-State. The school also has many different transfer opportunities for those who wish to move on to pursue bachelor’s degrees in nursing. Students who have obtained LPN status or who are paramedics can seek advanced placement in the associate’s degree program as well. There are simulation labs and clinical experiences that complement the classroom components of this curriculum. Clinical experiences will take place at local healthcare facilities. The nursing program at Mid-State has been accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleFringe Rural
Number of Students2,749
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate49%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 7 53
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 3
Certificate 28 208
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 98.4%
  • NCLEX-RN: 93.6%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1979 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
01/01/1994 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $30
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$146/credit
In State Students$146/credit
Out of State Students$212/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $6,570 $6,570 $9,540
ADN 70 $10,220 $10,220 $14,840
BSN 125 $18,250 $18,250 $26,500
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 84% of Mid-State Technical College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 66% $3,986
Other Federal Grant 15% $161
State Grant & Scholarships 49% $955
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 12% $828
Federal Student Loans 52% $3,703
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$9,639
$30,001 to $48,000$10,043
$48,001 to $75,000$11,874
$75,001 to $110,000$13,599
Over $110,000$13,914

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Student Population













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

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Wisconsin state board of nursing.
Mid-State Technical College
500 32nd St N
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494

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