Madison Area Technical College

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General Information

Admission Office

3350 Anderson Street

Madison, WI 53704-2599

(608) 246-6205

Fax: (608) 258-2329

Contact: Jennifer Hoege

Admissions Administrator
Main Address

3550 Anderson Street

Madison, WI 53704

(608) 246-6100

Degree-seeking undergrads: 14,650


Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30
Admissions Policies/Requirements

School achievement record, class rank, test scores considered for all health occupation programs.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Supplies C
Agriculture – General A
Animal Sciences A
Horticultural Services A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Commercial Photography A
Commercial/Advertising Art A
Design/Visual Communications A
Interior Design A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A
Business Administration/Management A
Business Communications A,C
Entrepreneurial Studies C
Fashion Merchandising A
Finance/Banking A
Hospitality Administration/Management A
Hospitality/Recreation Marketing A
Information Processing/Data Entry C
Insurance/Risk Management A
Office Clerical Services C
Office Management A
Real Estate A
Travel/Tourism Management A

Communications Technologies

Graphic/Printing Equipment Operation A,C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Engineering Technology A
Civil Engineering/Technology A
Drafting and Design Technology C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A
Foods/Nutrition Studies A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Dental Assistance C
Dental Hygiene A
Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Medical Administrative Assistance A
Medical Assistance A
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Medical Records Administration A
Mental Health Services Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing Assistance C
Occupational Therapy Assistance A
Pharmacy Assistance C
Respiratory Therapy A
Surgical Technology C
Veterinarian Assistance A

Law & Legal Studies

Court Reporting A
Legal Administrative Assistance C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Auto Body Repair C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair A,C
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair C

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences A

Personal & Culinary Services

Cosmetology A
Culinary Arts/Related Services A,C

Precision Production Trades

Woodworking C

Science Technologies

Biology Technician A

Security & Protective Services

Police Science A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Madison Area Technical College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (608) 246-6100
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 1701 Wright Street, Madison, WI 53704-2599
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 14,526
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 11 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 10,179 (70% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $4,482
Out-of-state Tuition: $6,622
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 58%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $4,889

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Madison Area Technical College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Madison Area Technical College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 11
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 1612
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 2
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 21
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 169
Construction Trades 4
Education 11
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 28
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 12
Health Professions and Related Programs 2011
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 23
Legal Professions and Studies 32
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 153
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 11
Personal and Culinary Services 62
Precision Production 8
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Science Technologies/Technicians 21
Visual and Performing Arts 15
Grand total 10465

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Madison Area Technical College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $4,482
Out-of-state $6,622
Books and supplies $2,016

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $4,482
Out-of-state $6,622

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 442 58%
Grant or scholarship aid 337 44% $4,889
Student loan aid 233 30% $5,143

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 5,560 37% $3,244
Federal student loans 3,426 23% $5,865

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Madison Area Technical College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Madison Area Technical College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Madison Area Technical College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 14,526
Undergraduate enrollment 14,480
Graduate enrollment 46

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Madison Area Technical College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Dietetics (DIETT) - Dietetic Technician Program
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree
  • American Optometric Association, Accreditation Council on Optometric Education
    • Optometry (OPTT) - Technician programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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