Applicants must submit all materials by the application completion deadline.
1. Admissions Application
The online application allows you to save your work as you complete it, and ensures fast, secure delivery to our office.
2. Application Fee
An application fee is required at the time an application is submitted.
3. Official Transcript(s)
Submit one of the following: high school transcript, GED/HSED score report, or college transcript showing an associate degree or higher. Applicants transferring from another college or university must also submit a transcript from each college/university. Transcripts must be sent directly from the school.
4. Official Test Scores
Submit TEAS-V or ACT scores from September 1, 2011 to present. Test scores must be sent directly from the testing agency.
Applicants must meet the following requirements to be considered for admission.
1. Education Completion
Graduation from high school, completion of GED/HSED, or completion of an associate’s degree or higher. NOTE: High school seniors may submit an in-progress high school transcript.
2. Course Requirements
a) Algebra: One semester of algebra taken in college with a grade of C or better or satisfactory test scores (see below). Madison College courses that satisfy this requirement are Elementary Algebra (10-834-110), College Math (10-804-107), Applied Math for Chemistry (77-854-756), or higher.
b) Chemistry: One year of high school chemistry with lab components or one semester of college-level chemistry with a grade of C or better. Madison College courses that satisfy this requirement are General Chemistry (10-806-134), or higher. High school chemistry classes must be college-preparatory; Chemistry for the Community or similar classes do not satisfy this requirement.
c) Biology: One year of high school biology or one semester of college-level biology with a grade of C or better. Madison College courses that satisfy this requirement are General Anatomy & Physiology (20-806-206) or higher.
Applicants will not be allowed more than one unsuccessful attempt (C- or below) in any one subject area listed above within the last five years.
3. Test Score Requirements
Minimum test score requirements for either TEAS-V or ACT from September 1, 2011 to present:
a) TEAS-V: Composite 58.7%, Reading 69%, Math 63.3%, Science 45.8%, English/Language Usage 60%
b) ACT: 20 or higher in all sub-scores
If test scores do not meet the requirements above, applicant may then complete courses and earn a grade of C or better to demonstrate competency for admission purposes. Testing may be waived if the applicant has a bachelor’s degree or higher in a science-related field.
Per Wisconsin Statute TCS-10:
Refer to the Residency Determination web page for more information.