Applicants must complete the admissions process and meet the requirements below to be considered for admission.

Select from the options below to confirm application dates and requirements by term. 

  • Fall 2022

    After completing the admission process, qualified applicants will be admitted in a pre-program status and should then complete the Start of Semester Checklist. Applicants will then be selected for entry into core program courses through the petition process. Petition requirements vary by program; review the Animation Petition Requirements for details.

    Application Dates

    • Application open
    • Application completion deadline is August 31, 2022

    Admission Requirements

    All materials must be submitted by the application 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.

    International students who wish to apply for, maintain, or transfer their F-1 student visa status to Madison College are required to complete the International Admission Process.

    2. Education Completion
    Graduation from high school, completion of GED/HSED/GED02, or completion of an associate degree or higher is required; submit official transcripts for one of the following:

    • High school or charter school transcript (current high school seniors may submit an in-progress transcript) or GED02 transcript
    • GED/HSED score report
    • College transcript showing an associate degree or higher

    3. Residency Requirement
    Per Wisconsin Statute TCS-10, because this program utilizes the petition process and the application deadline is after October 1 for summer, January 1 for fall and/or after May 1 for spring:

    • All applicants, regardless of residency status, are eligible for admission application review.
    • During the petition process priority for entry into core classes will be given to district residents, then non-district state residents, followed by out-of-state residents.
      • Minnesota residents are considered non-district state residents for admission purposes.

Additional Notes

Course prerequisites differ from admission requirements; admission into a program does not guarantee eligibility to enroll in courses or success in the program. Refer to program curriculum for details.