Waukesha County Technical College

800 Main Street
Pewaukee, WI 53072-4601
Tel: (262)691-5566
8,692 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 8,692 students (20% 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 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 20%.
Waukesha County Technical College is one of 2 community colleges within Waukesha County, WI.
The nearest community college is Herzing University Brookfield (7.70 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 419 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
College Waukesha County Technical College (WI) 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 419 staff 148 staff

Student Body

The student population of 8,692 has grown by 20% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has grown by 18% over five years.
Total Enrollment 8,692 students 3,008 students
Student:Teacher Ratio 21:1 23:1
# Full-Time Students 1,729 students 1,021 students
# Part-Time Students 6,963 students 1,824 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
2%
3%
% Hispanic
5%
5%
% Black
4%
6%
% White
82%
80%
% Two or more races
1%
2%
% Unknown races
5%
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. 0.32 0.35

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,717 is less than the state average of $3,884. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,244 is less than the state average of $5,638. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,717 $3,884
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,244 $5,638
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 64% 81%
Source: 2014 (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 Location Mi. Students
  • n/a students | 7.70 Mi555 South Executive Drive
    Brookfield WI 53005
    262-649-1710
    7.70n/a
  • 698 students | 10.60 Mi10950 W Potter Road
    Wauwatosa WI 53226
    (414)302-7000
    10.60698
  • 16,712 students | 17.10 Mi700 W State St
    Milwaukee WI 53233
    (414)297-6370
    17.1016,712
  • n/a students | 17.30 Mi225 N. 6th St.
    Milwaukee WI 53203
    1-866-508-0748
    17.30n/a
  • 847 students | 17.40 Mi310 W. Wisconsin Avenue Suite 500
    Milwaukee WI 53203
    (414)276-5200
    17.40847
Did You Know?
For Wisconsin public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,700 per year for in-state students and $6,660 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,338 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

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 0.35, which is lower than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Wisconsin is Herzing University-Madison. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.