Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College

Tel: (715)468-2815
3,273 students
Public institution
Learning is our passion. As Northwest Wisconsin’s leader in technical education, WITC creates dynamic opportunities for career preparation and personal effectiveness. We are committed to making each and every experience with us meaningful and professional.
School Highlights:
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College serves 3,273 students (47% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority American and Asian), which is more than the state average of 21%.
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College is the only community colleges within Washburn County, WI.
The nearest community college is Pine Technical College (51 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 218 teachers has declined by 26% over five years.
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
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 218 staff
59 staff

Student Body

The student population of 3,273 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 64% over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,273 students
1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
1,554 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 1,719 students
1,017 students
Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College Asian (2006-2013)
% Black
% White
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
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. 0.10 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,296 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,252 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 26% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,296 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,252 $10,294
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 82%
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

WITC is the college of choice for students who wish to pursue associate degrees or technical diplomas, and for those presently employed who wish to advance in their careers through continuing education. In many cases, area employers contract with the college for customized training consisting of specific courses that are developed and taught by WITC instructors at an employer's work site. The college offers 53 technical career programs. Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College is a part of the Wisconsin Technical College System, with four campus locations (Ashland, New Richmond, Rice Lake and Superior), two branch locations (Hayward and Ladysmith), a Learning Center in Spooner, and our administrative headquarters in Shell Lake. The college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission to grant degrees and certificates.

Nearby Schools:

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    900 4th St SE
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  • Eau Claire Chippewa Valley Technical College
    620 W Clairemont Ave
    Eau Claire, WI 54701
    68.8  Mi  |  4522  students
  • Dultuh Duluth Business University
    Private for-profit
    4724 Mike Colalillo Drive
    Dultuh, MN 55807
    69.6  Mi  |  203  students
  • White Bear Lake Century College
    3300 Century Ave N
    White Bear Lake, MN 55110
    71.1  Mi  |  10076  students
  • Eau Claire Globe University-Eau Claire
    Private for-profit
    4955 Bullis Farm Rd
    Eau Claire, WI 54701
    71.7  Mi  |  216  students
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Did You Know?
For Wisconsin public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,900 per year for in-state students and $5,974 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,464 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Wisconsin is 88%. 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 0.53. The most diverse community college in Wisconsin is Sanford-Brown College-West Allis. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.