of graduates are employed—and earning money—within six months.
Average saved on tuition per year
by starting your bachelor's degree with us, compared to eight area colleges
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"Financial aid made my life easier because I was able to earn my degree without delays due to cost."
Dave J.
Marketing Graduate

3 Main Ways to Pay for College

 - Free Money

 - Your Money

 - Their Money

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Dare to Compare Tuition

Numbers speak volumes. Compare our average annual tuition (2021-2022) to other area schools.

(Source: College Navigator)

Lowest Tuition Compared to 8 Area Colleges!
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Learn About College Costs

So just how much does it cost to go to college?
We have a few ways to answer that question.

Tuition, Fees and Cost of Attendance - View tuition and fees, and estimate average student expenses, including tuition, books, transportation and more.

Net Price Calculator - Enter your information, such as income, residency status and more, for a personalized estimate of your cost to attend Madison College.

Paying for College Resources

If you've got the will...we've got a way to pay!

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"Madison College is extremely affordable. They have multiple programs for scholarships. They have grants. They have financial aid. Madison College cares about you."


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Learn about resources available to you to help you pay for attending Madison College. Also, contact our financial services staff for assistance with any of these resources.

Financial Aid

Apply for federal, state and direct funds to cover the costs of school. Completed the FAFSA—Free Application for Federal Student Aid to get started. Financial aid is awarded via:

  • Grants (money you don't have to pay back)
  • Work study (campus jobs for extra cash)
  • Subsidized loans


Money you don't have to repay? Yes, please! Check out Madison College scholarships today!

Direct / Private Student Loans

These are funds you won't get through the financial aid process. Repayment terms and interest rates will vary by source.

Veterans Benefits

Credit for Prior Learning

Earn College Credit in High School

Text Rental Program

Save even more thanks to our Textbook Rental program! You don't have to spend hundreds of dollars on textbooks for class. Our Textbook Rental program allows you to pay one significantly smaller flat fee based on your credit load. Just check out textbooks when classes start and return at the end of the semester.

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"I was a nontraditional student and dislocated worker. Madison College helped me with my financial aid so that I got a Pell grant and scholarships."
Joel D.
Auto Collision Graduate
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