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 17% 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 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
62 staff
Waukesha County Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

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 0.31 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 14% over five years.
Total Enrollment 8,692 students 1,371 students
Waukesha County Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1
22:1
Waukesha County Technical College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 1,729 students
779 students
Waukesha County Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 6,963 students
1,083 students
Waukesha County Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Waukesha County Technical College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Waukesha County Technical College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2014)
% Asian
2%
5%
Waukesha County Technical College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
5%
20%
Waukesha County Technical College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
4%
15%
Waukesha County Technical College Black (2006-2014)
% White
83%
49%
Waukesha County Technical College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
1%
3%
Waukesha County Technical College More (2012-2014)
% Unknown races
5%
6%
Waukesha County Technical College Unknown (2006-2014)
Waukesha County Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.31 0.70
Waukesha County Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,200 is less than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,964 is less than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,200 $5,664
Waukesha County Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,964 $10,360
Waukesha County Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 64%
90%
Waukesha County Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
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.