Madison Area Technical College, Madison, WI

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School information


Location: Madison, WI / Online
Course Length: 0 hours - 3 years
Price: $45 - $25,000
Courses: all (240)

About Madison Area Technical College

Madison Area Technical College is located in Madison, WI, but also offers classes online. This school offers 47 courses which provide training for 34 qualifications , including Wisconsin Licensed Mechanical Engineer, Wisconsin Electrical License and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certification. Time to complete this education training ranges from 0 hours to 2 years, depending on the qualification. When asked how they paid for their training, most reviewers responded, "I paid for it myself".

Cost of attendance

Total cost of attending Madison Area Technical College including tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid
Average annual cost
per year
By family income level
Avg, ann. cost
$0 - $30,000 $9,102
$30,001 - $48,000 $9,880
$48,001 - $75,000 $12,018
$75,001 - $110,000 $14,389
$110,000+ $14,411
Net price is the amount a student pays to attend an institution for one academic year after subtracting a student's scholarships and grants. Source: College Scorecard, 2019.


Graduation rate and salary earned after graduation at Madison Area Technical College
Graduation rate
For first time, full-time students
Median Salary
10 years after graduationGraduation rate for rate for first-time, full-time students at four-year institutions (150% of expected time to completion). Median earnings of students working and not enrolled 10 years after entry. Source: College Scorecard, 2019.

Loans and student debt

Student debt after graduating from Madison Area Technical College
Median total debt
after graduation
Monthly loan payments
for 10-year loan
Students receiving federal loans
26% of all undergraduate students receiving a federal student loan
Median debt of completers. Median debt expressed in 10-year monthly payments. Percent of all undergraduate students receiving a federal student loan. Source: College Scorecard, 2019.

Popular degrees

These are the most popular categories of degrees awarded at Madison Area Technical College
Health Professions and Related Programs
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
More popular degrees
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 5%
Visual and Performing Arts 3%
Precision Production 2%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 2%
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields 2%
Construction Trades 2%
Source: College Scorecard, 2019.

Reviews about Madison Area Technical College

Top pros


Good teachers

Mentioned in 271 reviews

Positive environment

Mentioned in 230 reviews

Hands-on training

Mentioned in 210 reviews

Good career preparation

Mentioned in 191 reviews

Recent Reviews

Written by an Indeed User on June 26, 2022, 03:55 PM
Other Comments
I learned how to code in JAVA, SQL, HTML, CSS, etc. I also took classes for CISCO, LINUX. It was a good experience had to interact with the teachers face to face and others students, we had to build a individual project for our final test.
Java Software Developer
Overall Rating
Yes, I would recommend this course to a friend.
Written by an Indeed User on August 16, 2021, 06:03 PM
Other Comments
I thoroughly enjoyed lab time, as the school has the most up-to-date ophthalmic equipment. Instructors could improve teaching methodology and compassion competency.
Overall Rating
Yes, I would recommend this course to a friend.
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