Milwaukee Area Technical College

Tel: (414)297-6370
16,712 students
Public institution
Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) is a publicly supported comprehensive higher education institution committed to increasing the potential and productivity of the people in its district through the delivery of high-quality instruction and programs which are consistent with current and emerging educational and labor market needs. General Education is an integral part of MATC programs which provides the knowledge and conceptual abilities that college-educated adults must have to achieve in occupational skills training and to perform more effectively in the demanding, complex world in which they live.
School Highlights
Milwaukee Area Technical College serves 16,712 students (31% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the state community college average of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 20%.
Milwaukee Area Technical College is one of 5 community colleges within Milwaukee County, WI.
The nearest community college is Bryant & Stratton College-Milwaukee (0.40 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 778 teachers has declined by 33% over five years.
College Milwaukee Area Technical College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 778 staff
62 staff
Milwaukee Area Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 16,712 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 16,712 students 1,371 students
Milwaukee Area Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1
22:1
Milwaukee Area Technical College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 5,261 students
779 students
Milwaukee Area Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 11,451 students
1,083 students
Milwaukee Area Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Milwaukee Area Technical College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Milwaukee Area Technical College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2014)
% Asian
4%
5%
Milwaukee Area Technical College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
11%
20%
Milwaukee Area Technical College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
22%
15%
Milwaukee Area Technical College Black (2006-2014)
% White
55%
49%
Milwaukee Area Technical College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
Milwaukee Area Technical College More (2010-2014)
% Unknown races
4%
6%
Milwaukee Area Technical College Unknown (2006-2014)
Milwaukee Area Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.63 0.70
Milwaukee Area Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,282 is less than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,171 is less than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,282 $5,664
Milwaukee Area Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,171 $10,360
Milwaukee Area Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 82%
90%
Milwaukee Area Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • This four-block campus is located across the street from the Bradley Center. The Downtown Milwaukee Campus features degree, diploma and certificate programs for virtually every interest, and has hundreds of individual classes. Computer labs for doing your coursework and online classes are also available. The Downtown Milwaukee campus currently offers 47 associate degree programs, 27 diploma programs and 46 certificate programs. Community Enrichment Classes offered at Downtown Campus includes courses in American Sign Language 1, Business Organization and Management, Comprehensive Graphic Design, Environmental Science, French 1, Fundamental Photography, History of the Vietnam War Years, Introduction to Theater, Maintaining a Home Computer and Windows XP, Principles of Macroeconomics, Professional Baking and Weight Training/Aerobic Fitness 1.

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Did You Know?
Milwaukee County, WI community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.66, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Milwaukee County, WI is Milwaukee Area Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.