Madison Area Technical College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,304
1.75% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$11,588
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.46%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
12,982
24.9% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
22.8%
190 Graduates

About

Madison Area Technical College is a higher education institution located in Dane County, WI. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Madison Area Technical College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (408 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (165 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (73 degrees).

In 2022, 3,280 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Madison Area Technical College. 63.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (2,267 degrees), 5.65 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (401 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Madison Area Technical College is $4,304, which is $−7,660 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Madison Area Technical College is $4,304, which is $−7,660 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,588.

In 2022, 26% of undergraduate students attending Madison Area Technical College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 18% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$4,304
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Madison Area Technical College was $4,304. The cost of tuition at Madison Area Technical College is $−7,660 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

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Average Net Price

$11,588
2022 Value
25.5%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Madison Area Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,588. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Madison Area Technical College grew by 25.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,240
Room and Board
$1,944
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Madison Area Technical College was of $14,240 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 86.2% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,944. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 1.62% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

26%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
18%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

26% of undergraduate students at Madison Area Technical College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2021, when 26% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
2.46%
2019 Default Rate
65
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Madison Area Technical College was 2.46%, which represents 65 out of the 2638 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Madison Area Technical College had a total enrollment of 12,982 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Madison Area Technical College is 3,238 students and the part-time enrollment is 9,744. This means that 24.9% of students enrolled at Madison Area Technical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Madison Area Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 62.2% White, 14.7% Hispanic or Latino, 7.59% Black or African American, 6.42% Two or More Races, 4.35% Asian, 0.501% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.077% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Madison Area Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (32.9%), followed by White Female (31.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (7.11%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (68.8%), followed by Asian Male (12.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.25%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

24.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Madison Area Technical College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 12,982 students. The full-time enrollment at Madison Area Technical College is 3,238 and the part-time enrollment is 9,744. This means that 24.9% of students enrolled at Madison Area Technical College are enrolled full-time compared with 43.2% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    8,073 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,903 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    985 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Madison Area Technical College is 62.2% White, 14.7% Hispanic or Latino, 7.59% Black or African American, 6.42% Two or More Races, 4.35% Asian, 0.501% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.077% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 42.6% White, 27.7% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 403 students (3.1%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 880 more women than men received degrees from Madison Area Technical College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Madison Area Technical College is white (2,267 degrees awarded). There were 5.65 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (401 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Madison Area Technical College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (408 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (165 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (73 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Madison Area Technical College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Science Technologies (14 degrees awarded), Precision Production (100 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (156 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Madison Area Technical College are Registered nurses (1,396,082 people), Medical & health services managers (151,689 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (140,626 people), Pharmacists (134,087 people), and Physicians (108,103 people).

The most specialized majors at Madison Area Technical College in 2022 are Science Technologies (14 degrees awarded), Precision Production (100 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (156 degrees), Health (1,366 degrees), and Communication Technologies (17 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Madison Area Technical College are Surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, Physicians, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Madison Area Technical College are Science Technologies (14 degrees awarded), Precision Production (100 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (156 degrees), Health (1,366 degrees), and Communication Technologies (17 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Madison Area Technical College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,490,452 people), Outpatient care centers (239,499 people), Elementary & secondary schools (220,676 people), Offices of physicians (203,303 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (135,123 people).

The most specialized majors at Madison Area Technical College are Science Technologies (14 degrees awarded), Precision Production (100 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (156 degrees), Health (1,366 degrees), and Communication Technologies (17 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Madison Area Technical College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 408 degrees awarded
  2. 165 degrees awarded
  3. 73 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Madison Area Technical College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 408 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,200
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
2,080
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,200 degrees were awarded to men at Madison Area Technical College, which is 0.577 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,080).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 178 degrees were awarded to men at Madison Area Technical College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.774 times less than the 230 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 405 degrees were awarded to men at Madison Area Technical College in Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant, which is 5.7 times more than the 71 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (26.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Madison Area Technical College is Female and Hispanic or Latino (26.7% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.63% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,267 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    401 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    167 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Madison Area Technical College is white (2,267 degrees awarded). There were 5.65 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (401 degrees).

3.11% of degree recipients (102 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    1,439 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    828 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    273 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Madison Area Technical College is white female (1,439 degrees awarded). There were 1.74 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (828 degrees).

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Operations

Madison Area Technical College employs 428 Instructors. Most academics at Madison Area Technical College are Female Instructor (231), and Male Instructor (197).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Madison Area Technical College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 162 employees, Management, with 118 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 101 employees.

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $6.59M - Federal
  2. $1.88M - State
  3. $164k - Local

As of 2022, Madison Area Technical College received $6.59M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.88M from state grants and contracts, and $164k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$102M
2022 Salaries
4.15%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Madison Area Technical College paid a median of $102M in salaries, a 4.15% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 13M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$42.4M
Instructional Salaries
428
Number of Employees

In 2022, Madison Area Technical College paid a total of $42.4M to 428 employees working as instructors, which represents 41.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.45M (26.6%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
428 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
162 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Madison Area Technical College was Instructor with 428 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Madison Area Technical College were Office and Administrative Support with 162 employees, Management with 118 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 101 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Madison Area Technical College was Female Instructor with 231 employees, and Male Instructor with 197 employees.

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