Madison Area Technical College: Review & Facts

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Madison Area Technical College is a medium four-year, public school with 16,520 students enrolled. This school was established in 1912 and is one of the 11 colleges and schools located in Madison, Wisconsin.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
144
Good
Madison Area Technical College will give you the option to earn a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, 2-year certificate, or postbaccalaureate certificate.

Madison Area Technical College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 144 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Medical Assistant, Medical, Computer Science, and General Studies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
53%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Madison Area Technical College is low at 53% (way below Wisconsin average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Madison Area Technical College is very low - 23%. Approximately 7% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Madison Area Technical College is pretty good, 12:1. Read more information on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$6,200
Low
Average tuition prices are low, $5,800 annually. The additional fees at Madison Area Technical College (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $400, which comes to a total of $6,200 per year.

Read the details about Madison Area Technical College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The college might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Madison Area Technical College is $30.00. The graduate application fee is $30.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Madison Area Technical College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (608) 246-6100 or check Madison Area Technical College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B
Dicey
Madison Area Technical College offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Madison Area Technical College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
At this moment there is no on-campus housing at Madison Area Technical College.

Based on the college crime numbers, Madison Area Technical College appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Madison Area Technical College Location and Maps



Post Address: Madison Area Technical College, 1701 Wright St, Madison, Wisconsin 53704-2599, USA
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