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Madison Area Technical College

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Introduction

Founded in 1912, Madison Area Technical College is a technical and community college in Madison, Wisc., that serves students living in 12 different counties in the south-central region of that state. It is one of 16 schools in the Wisconsin Technical College System, and has eight locations in Madison and four regional campuses in Portage, Reedsburg, Watertown, and Fort Atkinson.

Approximately 24,000 students are enrolled in degree programs at MATC and another 19,000 are enrolled in non-degree programs and courses.

In late 2010, the Madison College Smart Community Plan was approved by a majority of voters, which will fund the college’s plans for a $133 million upgrade of its facilities to accommodate a growing enrollment.

Academics

Madison Area Technical College offers about 144 degree and certificate programs, imcluding Associate in Arts programs in journalism, public relations, education, counseling, international studies and psychology and other areas of study. The college also offers an Associate in Science degree in areas that include engineering, business, finance, marketing, human resources, law, international business, nursing, computer programming, veterinary medicine, urban planning, chiropractic medicine, dentistry, optometry, pharmacy, architecture, and botany.

If you are interested in careers like: journalism, public relations, art, theatre, counseling, education, international studies, psychology, social work/human services, sales, translating, politics, advertising, radio/TV/film, elementary education, and much more, the Associate in Arts program at Madison College is the best place to get it started!

Madison Area Technical College is unique in its study options. For instance, the university has a Accelerated Program, Cross-Registration, Distance Learning, Dual Enrollment of High School Students, ESL, External Degree Program and Internships. The university has disability services as well, so be sure to inquire about them if needed. There’s never a reason to feel alone in your studies either, since there are academic support services like Extensive Undergraduate Evening or Early Morning Classes, Learning Center, Reduced Course Load, Remedial Instruction, Study Skills Assistance and Tutoring. In addition, when any student is looking for some counseling or other types of support, Career Counseling, Employment Service, Freshman Orientation Program, Health Services, On-Campus Daycare, Personal Counseling, Placement Service and Veterans Counselor can help.

The following are the types of degrees and majors offered at Madison Area Technical College.

Security and Protective Services:
Police Science
Health and Clinical Sciences:
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology, Dental Assistance, Dental Hygiene, Emergency Medical Technology, Medical Administrative Assistance, Medical Assistance, Medical Radiologic Technology, Medical Records Administration, Mental Health Services Technology, Nursing (RN), Nursing – Practical, Nursing Assistance, Occupational Therapy Assistance, Pharmacy Assistance, Respiratory Therapy, Surgical Technology, Veterinarian Assistance
Computer Science:
Computer Programming – General, Computer/Information Sciences – General
Multiple or Interdisciplinary:
Biological/Physical Sciences
School of Visual and Performing Arts:
Commercial Photography, Commercial/Advertising Art, Design/Visual Communications, Interior Design
Personal and Culinary Services:
Cosmetology, Culinary Arts/Related Services
Business, Management, & Marketing:
Accounting, Administrative/Secretarial Services, Business Administration/Management, Business Communications, Entrepreneurial Studies, Fashion Merchandising, Finance/Banking, Hospitality Administration/Management, Hospitality/Recreation Marketing, Information Processing/Data Entry, Insurance/Risk Management, Office Clerical Services, Office Management, Real Estate, Travel/Tourism Management
Popular majors:
twenty-eight percent business per marketing, nineteen percent health professions, twelve percent construction trades, seven percent computer and information sciences, seven percent visual and performing arts, six percent family and consumer sciences, five percent english

Most Popular Fields of Study

Admissions

Transfer students are not ignored, rather did not report the exact number of transfer students. This school did not report their application fee.

For priority students, financial aid applications are due no later than the 15th of April. It is also very important to submit financial aid applications as quickly as possible, make sure to check with the university about the specific date for this year. Will you make it in time? Make sure to know when all the due dates and deadlines take place. the SAT subject section score due date was not reported. The regular application due date was not reported. SAT and ACT score reports are due the 1st of August and

Financial Aid

Financial aid distribution is at thirty-five percent scholarships per grants and sixty-five percent loans per jobs. Financial aid forms are FAFSA. Financial aid for students is readily accessible at this school.

Student Financial Aid Details

Ranks 4602nd for the average student loan amount.
Secrets to getting the best scholarships and financial aid in Wisconsin.

Students

The school’s size is approximately fourteen thousand, two hundred and thirty-three degree-seeking undergrads. Additionally, the student body consists of ninety-eight percent in-state students and two percent out-of-state students. Madison Area Technical College offers Associate degrees. Further, it is part of an Urban setting, Small city (50,000 – 249,999) and Commuter campus.

This school features the Urban setting, Small city (50,000 – 249,999) and Commuter campus. Further, the university has many unique facilites such as satellite downlink. Clearly, the school is located 75 miles from Milwaukee.

Student Enrollment Demographics

Student Graduation Demographics

Athletics

The following sports can be found here:

  • Men’s Intercollegiate Baseball
  • Men’s Intercollegiate, Women’s Intercollegiate, Men’s Intramural and Women’s Intramural Basketball
  • Men’s Intercollegiate Cross_country
  • Men’s Intercollegiate Golf
  • Men’s Intramural and Women’s Intramural Racquetball
  • Men’s Intramural and Women’s Intramural Soccer
  • Women’s Intercollegiate Softball
  • Men’s Intramural and Women’s Intramural Table_tennis
  • Women’s Intercollegiate, Men’s Intramural and Women’s Intramural Volleyball
  • Men’s Intercollegiate Wrestling

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Campus Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 Students
Aggravated assault N/A N/A
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
Rape N/A N/A
Robbery N/A N/A
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 9 0.05
Larceny N/A N/A
Vehicle theft N/A N/A
Arrest N/A N/A

Local Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 People
Aggravated assault 461 0.20
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter 8 0.00
Forcible Rape 74 0.03
Robbery 272 0.12
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 1,440 0.61
Larceny 6,152 2.63
Vehicle theft 344 0.15

Demographics – Main Campus and Surrounding Areas

Reported area around or near Madison, WI 53704-2599
Surrounding communityMidsize city (inside urban area, pop. between 100,000 to 250,000)
Total Population43,176 (42,944 urban / 232 rural)
Households19,615 (2.16 people per house)
Median Household Income$42,958
Families9,962 (2.83 people per family)

Carnegie Foundation Classification

Associate's — Public Rural-serving Large
UndergraduateAssociates
GraduateN/A
Undergraduate PopulationHigher part-time two-year
EnrollmentExclusively undergraduate two-year
Size & SettingLarge two-year

General Characteristics

Title IV EligibilityParticipates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Highest offeringPostbaccalaureate certificate
Calendar SystemSemester
Years of college work requiredN/A
Variable Tuition
Religious AffiliationN/A
Congressional District5502

Special Learning Opportunities

Distance LearningN/A
ROTC — Army / Navy / Air Force  —   /   / 
Study Abroad
Weekend College
Teacher Certification

Student Tuition Costs and Fees


Ranks 4313th for total cost of attendance
  In District In State Out of State
Effective as of 2014-09-19
FT Undergraduate Tuition $3,666 $3,666 $5,499
FT Undergraduate Required Fees $248 $248 $248
PT Undergraduate per Credit Hour $122 $122 $183
FT Graduate Tuition $3,666 $3,666 $5,499
FT Graduate Required Fees $248 $248 $248
PT Graduate per Credit Hour $122 $122 $183
Total Cost of Attendance — On-Campus $5,488 $5,488 $7,321
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus w/out Family $17,254 $17,254 $19,087
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus with Family $9,214 $9,214 $11,047

Student Tuition Cost History and Trends

Prior year cost comparison
  In District In State Out of State
Published Tuition & Fees $3,654 $3,815 $3,654 $3,815 $5,068 $5,405
  Cost (regardless of residency)
Effective as of 2014-09-19
Books & Supplies $1,400 $1,472
On-Campus – Room & Board N/A(N/C)
On-Campus – Other Expenses N/A(N/C)
Off-Campus w/out Family – Room & Board $8,040(N/C)
Off-Campus w/out Family – Other Expenses $3,346 $3,556
Off-Campus with Family – Room & Board $3,346 $3,556

Admission Criteria

 = Required,   = Recommended,   = Neither required nor recommended
Open Admissions
Secondary School GPA / Rank / Record N/A /  N/A /  N/A
College Prep. CompletionN/A
RecommendationsN/A
Formal competency demoN/A
Admission test scoresN/A
TOEFLN/A
Other testsN/A

Admission Credits Accepted

Dual Credit
Life Experience
Advanced Placement (AP)

Athletics - Association Memberships

Sports / Athletic Conference Memberships NJCAA

Student Services

Remedial Services
Academic / Career Counseling
PT Cost-defraying Employment
Career Placement
On-Campus Day Care
Library Facility

Student Living

First-time Room / Board Required
Dorm CapacityN/A
Meals per WeekN/A
Room FeeN/A
Board FeeN/A

Student Completion / Graduation Demographics

 
Total 29 152 217 131 14 3,187 105 3,924
Accounting 1 2 3 67 2 77
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping 1 1 2 21 26
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General 1 2 29 34
Agricultural Mechanics and Equipment/Machine Technology 10 10
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects 3 4
Apparel and Accessories Marketing Operations 1 1 1 3 6
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General 8 3 12 23
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician 12 12
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician 2 2 13 17
Automation Engineer Technology/Technician 1 1
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 1 1 23 27
Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef 26 26
Banking and Financial Support Services 1 1 2
Barbering/Barber
Bioinformatics
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician 1 1 1 2 29 34
Building/Property Maintenance 5 1 4 10
Business Administration and Management, General 2 1 1 3 47 54
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 1 1
Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services, Other 3 2 1 1 14 21
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
Cabinetmaking and Millwork 2 11 13
Carpentry/Carpenter 2 2 1 12 1 18
Child Care Provider/Assistant 9 9
Child Care and Support Services Management
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician 8 9
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician 20 21
Commercial Photography 1 12 13
Commercial and Advertising Art
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer Programming/Programmer, General 1 1 1 2 10 15
Computer Software and Media Applications, Other 1 18 20
Computer Support Specialist
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 1 4 4 28 37
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other 1 1 21 1 25
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance 1 1 2 18 23
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other 1 2 2 32 2 39
Construction Trades, General 11 1 2 15 3 32
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General 1 3 1 12 17
Court Reporting/Court Reporter 4 4
Criminal Justice/Police Science 5 10 2 100 22 142
Culinary Arts/Chef Training 1 4 22 27
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, Other
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician 1 11 2 56 3 75
Dental Assisting/Assistant 1 1 22 27
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist 1 34 35
Design and Visual Communications, General 1 9 10
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician 7 7
Dietetic Technician
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services, Other 1 1
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 2 26 1 29
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other 5 6
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician 1 3 3 25 33
Electromechanical and Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians, Other 6 6
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 3 8 7 213 11 250
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other 2 2
Facilities Planning and Management
Farm/Farm and Ranch Management
Finance, General 1 2 17 20
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician
Fire Protection, Other
Fire Science/Fire-fighting 4 1 36 1 42
Food Preparation/Professional Cooking/Kitchen Assistant 1 1
General Merchandising, Sales, and Related Marketing Operations, Other 1 1
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
Graphic Design 3 2 46 1 54
Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production
Health Aide
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other 2 1 4 7
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 5 5
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/Technician 7 7
Hospitality Administration/Management, General 8 8
Housing and Human Environments, Other
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General 2 2 1 1 24 30
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology 8 8
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other 1 1 2
Insurance 3 3
Interior Design 1 14 15
International/Global Studies 1 2
Journalism
Language Interpretation and Translation
Legal Assistant/Paralegal 1 1 1 43 2 48
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 3 13 14 15 2 212 2 268
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 1 2 4 9 158 1 179
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant 1 20 1 22
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Marketing, Other 1 2 7 10
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 4 1 24 1 31
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage 1 1 17 19
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD 8 9
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary 1 9 10
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder 2 2 14 19
Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller 2 6 8
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist 16 16
Medical Reception/Receptionist 2 14 18
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist 6 6
Medical/Clinical Assistant 3 1 31 36
Meeting and Event Planning 9 9
Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair Technology/Technician
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 3 3
Network and System Administration/Administrator
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide 3 64 82 42 4 955 45 1,224
Occupational Therapist Assistant 1 21 22
Office Management and Supervision 1 1 21 23
Operations Management and Supervision
Optometric Technician/Assistant 2 1 16 19
Ornamental Horticulture
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General 2 8 11
Personal and Culinary Services, Other
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist 3 3
Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant 1 1 2
Physical Fitness Technician
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant 1 1 10 12
Polysomnography
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician 9 1 1 18 30
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management
Real Estate 2 6 1 9
Receptionist 1 1 6 8
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 1 3 3 2 99 110
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist 19 19
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager
Small Business Administration/Management 1 1 10 1 15
Small Engine Mechanics and Repair Technology/Technician 10 10
Social Work, Other
Surgical Technology/Technologist 1 16 17
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant 66 68
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design 1 1 5 39 1 48
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster
Welding Technology/Welder 1 26 1 28

Faculty Compensation / Salaries

Ranks 343rd for the average full-time faculty salary.
Effective as of 2014-09-20
Tenure system N/A
Average FT Salary $92,629 ($92,847 male / $91,699 female)
Number of FT Faculty 466 (216 male / 250 female)
Number of PT Faculty 1,705
FT Faculty Ratio 0.3 : 1
Total Benefits $21,859,049

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