Madison Area Technical College

1701 Wright St, Madison
WI, 53704-2599
Tel: (608)246-6100
16,426 students
Public institution

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Madison Area Technical College (MATC) is the technical and community college for the greater Madison area. It is dedicated to providing accessible, high quality instruction and technical experience to meet the needs of its students, community and area employers.
School Highlights:
Madison Area Technical College serves 16,426 students (33% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the state average of 21%.
Madison Area Technical College is one of 6 community colleges within Dane County, WI.
The nearest community college is Herzing University-Madison (2.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Madison Area Technical College Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 16,426 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.25 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
16,426 students
1,303 students
Madison Area Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
5,411 students
834 students
Madison Area Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 11,015 students
1,040 students
Madison Area Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Madison Area Technical College sch enrollment Madison Area Technical College sta enrollment
# Undergraduate Students 16,385 students 1,275 students
# Graduate Students 41 students 42 students
Madison Area Technical College sch graduate Madison Area Technical College sta graduate
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
4%
2%
Madison Area Technical College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
4%
7%
Madison Area Technical College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
5%
11%
Madison Area Technical College Black (2006-2012)
% White
86%
66%
Madison Area Technical College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Madison Area Technical College More (2009-2012)
Madison Area Technical College sch ethnicity Madison Area Technical College sta ethnicity
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. 0.25 0.44
Madison Area Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,815 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,405 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,815 $5,890
Madison Area Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,405 $10,050
Madison Area Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Founded in 1912 to teach vocational skills, today MATC is a nationally recognized community college. It is one of the largest of the Wisconsin Technical College System's 16 colleges and serves approximately 44,000 individuals annually. It provides a comprehensive curriculum of technical, liberal arts and sciences, adult basic education and continuing education, as well as customized training for employers. The college awards associate degrees, technical diplomas and certificates and offers classes that transfer to four-year degree programs. MATC serves parts of 12 counties located in beautiful southcentral Wisconsin. Its 10 college facilities are spread among five campuses. MATC's main Madison campus is located in one of the top-ranked places to live in the U.S. It is easy to enjoy the Madison area's lakes, rolling hills, year-round sports and recreation activities and diversity of entertainment, nightlife, and culture. MATC's regional campuses are located in the communities of Fort Atkinson, Portage, Reedsburg and Watertown. In addition, the college offers instruction in hundreds of locations throughout its district. MATC offers 144 associate degree, technical diploma, apprenticeship and short-term certificate programs, including liberal arts transfer, as well as high school completion options, basic skills education, and hundreds of adult continuing education classes. MATC provides training for more than 100 careers, including such high tech fields as biotechnology, broadcast captioning, electron microscopy, plastics technology, Internet development, computer networking and information technology security. Its varied programs include accounting, marketing, culinary arts, nursing, automotive technology, criminal justice-law enforcement and welding.

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Did You Know?
For Madison public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $9,007 per year for in-state students and $11,865 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,731 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Madison is 92%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Madison 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 0.47, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Madison is Herzing University Madison. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.