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 22% over five years.
College Milwaukee Area Technical College (WI) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 778 staff
148 staff

Student Body

The student population of 16,712 has declined by 12% 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 more than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 16,712 students 3,008 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1
23:1
# Full-Time Students 5,261 students
1,021 students
# Part-Time Students 11,451 students
1,824 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
4%
3%
% Hispanic
11%
5%
% Black
22%
6%
% White
55%
80%
% Two or more races
2%
2%
% Unknown races
4%
3%
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 0.35

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $3,997 is more than the state average of $3,820. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $5,748 is more than the state average of $5,574. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,997 $3,820
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,748 $5,574
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 82%
80%
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.

Nearby Schools

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 lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Milwaukee County, WI is Milwaukee Area Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.