Waukesha County Technical College

800 Main Street
Pewaukee, WI 53072-4601
Tel: (262)691-5566
8,037 students
Public institution
Waukesha County Technical College, as the leader in workforce development for Waukesha County, is committed to student learning for the enhancement of our community’s quality of life. As an institution of higher education, we provide lifelong learning opportunities which are high quality, affordable and accessible. Our special focus includes technical education, occupational training, and enrichment programs.
School Highlights:
Waukesha County Technical College serves 8,037 students (26% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 21%.
Waukesha County Technical College is one of 3 community colleges within Waukesha County, WI.
The nearest community college is Herzing University Brookfield (7.7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Waukesha County 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

Student Body

The student population of 8,037 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of -:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 19% over five years.
Total Enrollment
8,037 students
1,388 students
Waukesha County Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
2,061 students
836 students
Waukesha County Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 5,976 students
1,036 students
Waukesha County Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Waukesha County Technical College sch enrollment Waukesha County Technical College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Waukesha County Technical College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
5%
7%
Waukesha County Technical College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
4%
11%
Waukesha County Technical College Black (2006-2012)
% White
87%
67%
Waukesha County Technical College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
1% 2%
Waukesha County Technical College sch ethnicity Waukesha County 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. 0.24 0.44
Waukesha County Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,717 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,244 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,717 $5,890
Waukesha County Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,244 $10,047
Waukesha County Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Waukesha County Technical College is one of Wisconsin's finest centers of higher education. Whether students are just starting out in a career or starting over, WCTC can help fulfill their potential. Clustered within eight “Centers of Excellence,” WCTC offers over 100 paths of study. There are short-term training options that focus on a specific skill, associate of applied science degrees and technical diplomas that give a solid base to launch a career, and specialized certificates that build upon that base. Our eight Centers of Excellence and the possibilities that await you: Business; Education, Interior Design & Human Services; Electronics & Engineering; Hospitality & Culinary; Nursing & Allied Health; Printing & Graphics; Protective Services and Skilled Trades. WCTC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Loaction Mi. Students
  • Brookfield Herzing University Brookfield
    Public
    555 South Executive Drive
    Brookfield , WI   53005
    262-649-1710
    7.7  Mi  |  0  students
  • Brookfield Anthem College-Brookfield
    Private for-profit
    440 South Executive Dr-Ste 230
    Brookfield , WI   53005
    (954)535-8678
    7.8  Mi  |  216  students
  • Wauwatosa Bryant & Stratton College-Wauwatosa
    Private for-profit
    10950 W Potter Road
    Wauwatosa , WI   53226
    (414)302-7000
    10.6  Mi  |  768  students
  • West Allis Sanford-Brown College-West Allis
    Public
    6737 W Washington St., Ste 2355
    West Allis , WI   53214
    (414)771-2200
    13.6  Mi  |  299  students
  • Milwaukee Milwaukee Area Technical College
    Public
    700 W State St
    Milwaukee , WI   53233
    (414)297-6370
    17.1  Mi  |  18118  students
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Did You Know?
For Wisconsin public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,885 per year for in-state students and $7,648 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,630 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Wisconsin is 90%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Wisconsin 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 0.37, which is lower than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Wisconsin is Sanford-Brown College-West Allis. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.