Animation Admission Requirements

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

Select the appropriate tab below to see application dates and materials by term.

Fall 2021

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 available on September 15, 2020
  • Application completion deadline is August 1, 2021

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 Note(s)

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.