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Madison Media Institute

Madison Media Institute is an Associate's college with 396 students located in Madison, WI.

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Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions

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If you're searching for a media school where you can receive hands on career training, we've got the equipment, facilities and industry professionals you need at the Media Institute. We offer programs in a variety of media studies, designed for creative individuals looking to start a career path involving new media. At the Media Institute you can get the education you'll need to work in graphic design, web design, music production, audio recording, game design, animation, video production, talent management, or audio visual systems. We offer Associate of Applied Science, Associate of Applied Arts, and Bachelor of Science degrees and we have campuses in Madison, WI and Minneapolis, MN. Since we were established in 1969 our goal has been to provide you with the training, skills, and experience you'll need to become a critical part of the next media revolution. Congratulations on choosing a ground breaking career path and considering Madison Media Institute to take you there. Madison Media Institute has been preparing students for jobs in electronic media since 1969. For more than four decades, we have provided first-rate training and guidance in lock step with the astonishing developments in technology and communications. It's a great time to be getting started or continuing your education in media arts. The latest trends DVD authoring, streaming video, HDTV and digital recording are reshaping the entertainment and communications industries like never before. With the right skills, training and experience, you can be a critical part of the next media revolution. We encourage you to take advantage of all the opportunities our programs offer. In addition to our extraordinary curriculum and facilities, Madison Media Institute emphasizes personal support from our exceptional instructors and staff. Our goal is to help you get the most out of your MMI education and position you for success in the field of your choice. Sincerely, Chris Hutchings President

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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 396
Gender 84% Male / 16% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 98% Full Time / 2% Part Time
Socio-Economic Diversity 70% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 57%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1%
Multi-racial 5%
Hispanic/Latino 4%
Ethnicity Unknown 23%
Black or African American 9%
Asian 0%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%

Student Services

  • Career And Alumni Services
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Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Recording Arts Technology/Technician (45%), Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects (21%), Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant (12%), Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia (11%), Music Technology (7%), Communications Technology/Technician (1%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

A program that focuses on the creative aspects of the blending of music and technology; and that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the composition, recording, synthesis, and performance of music; audio-visual production; scoring for film and multimedia; and software and multimedia development. Includes instruction in music theory, music history, composition, acoustics, recording technology, computer composition, electronic music synthesis, technology-based performance, 3D sound and spatial audio, and music business and law.

Job Opportunities:

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in drama, music, and the arts including fine and applied art, such as painting and sculpture, or design and crafts. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Music Directors and Composers
Conduct, direct, plan, and lead instrumental or vocal performances by musical groups, such as orchestras, bands, choirs, and glee clubs. Includes arrangers, composers, choral directors, and orchestrators.
Sound Engineering Technicians
Operate machines and equipment to record, synchronize, mix, or reproduce music, voices, or sound effects in sporting arenas, theater productions, recording studios, or movie and video productions.

Associates

A program that prepares individuals to use computer applications and related visual and sound imaging techniques to manipulate images and information originating as film, video, still photographs, digital copy, soundtracks, and physical objects in order to communicate messages simulating real-world content. Includes instruction in specialized camerawork and equipment operation and maintenance, image capture, computer programming, dubbing, CAD applications, and applications to specific commercial, industrial, and entertainment needs.

Job Opportunities:

Multimedia Artists and Animators
Create special effects, animation, or other visual images using film, video, computers, or other electronic tools and media for use in products or creations, such as computer games, movies, music videos, and commercials.

A program that generally prepares individuals to function as workers and managers within communications industries. Includes instruction in business economics; basic management; principles of interpersonal and mediated communications; radio, television, and digital media production; and related aspects of technology and communications systems.

Job Opportunities:

Media and Communication Workers, All Other
All media and communication workers not listed separately.
Broadcast Technicians
Set up, operate, and maintain the electronic equipment used to transmit radio and television programs. Control audio equipment to regulate volume level and quality of sound during radio and television broadcasts. Operate transmitter to broadcast radio or television programs.
Sound Engineering Technicians
Operate machines and equipment to record, synchronize, mix, or reproduce music, voices, or sound effects in sporting arenas, theater productions, recording studios, or movie and video productions.
Film and Video Editors
Edit moving images on film, video, or other media. May edit or synchronize soundtracks with images.

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the operation and maintenance of camera and lighting equipment and the production of finished still, video, and film products under the supervision of photographers, directors, and editors. Includes instruction in equipment setup and maintenance; lighting; power supplies; studio and film set tasks such as camera operator, grip, and best boy; plate and negative handling and development; laboratory procedures; and digital software applications.

Job Opportunities:

Audio and Video Equipment Technicians
Set up, or set up and operate audio and video equipment including microphones, sound speakers, video screens, projectors, video monitors, recording equipment, connecting wires and cables, sound and mixing boards, and related electronic equipment for concerts, sports events, meetings and conventions, presentations, and news conferences. May also set up and operate associated spotlights and other custom lighting systems.

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the production of sound recordings as finished products or as components of film/video, broadcast, live, or mixed media productions. Includes instruction in sound equipment operation and maintenance; music, dialogue, and sound effects recording; sound track editing; dubbing and mixing; sound engineering; tape, disk, and CD production; digital recording and transmission; amplification and modulation; and working with producers, editors, directors, artists, and production managers.

Job Opportunities:

Audio and Video Equipment Technicians
Set up, or set up and operate audio and video equipment including microphones, sound speakers, video screens, projectors, video monitors, recording equipment, connecting wires and cables, sound and mixing boards, and related electronic equipment for concerts, sports events, meetings and conventions, presentations, and news conferences. May also set up and operate associated spotlights and other custom lighting systems.
Sound Engineering Technicians
Operate machines and equipment to record, synchronize, mix, or reproduce music, voices, or sound effects in sporting arenas, theater productions, recording studios, or movie and video productions.

Associates

A program that focuses on the development, use, critical evaluation, and regulation of new electronic communication technologies using computer applications; and that prepares individuals to function as developers and managers of digital communications media. Includes instruction in computer and telecommunications technologies and processes; design and development of digital communications; marketing and distribution; digital communications regulation, law, and policy; the study of human interaction with, and use of, digital media; and emerging trends and issues.

Job Opportunities:

Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Communications Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in communications, such as organizational communications, public relations, radio/television broadcasting, and journalism. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Media and Communication Workers, All Other
All media and communication workers not listed separately.

Administration & Faculty

President/Director Don Madelung
Accredited by Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges
Full-time Faculty 25
Student : Faculty Ratio 7 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 84 : 16
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 22/100
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Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $21,358 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $20,366
$30K-$48K $22,790
$48K-$75K $25,362
$75K-$110K $25,678
$110K+ $25,678

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $16,309, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $16,377 Same as On-Campus
Fees $1,907 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $5,506
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $18,284 $23,790

Students Receiving Aid

70% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 91% $5,003
Federal Scholarships/Grants 70% $4,366
Other Federal Grants 66% $200
Other Loans 65% $10,395
Pell Grants 70% $4,178
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 2% $3,333
Student Loans 91% $12,450

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://www.mediainstitute.edu/admissions-financial-aid.

Estimate the net price for you at http://madisonmedia.studentaidcalculator.com/survey.aspx.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

51% of students graduated in six years.

50% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

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