Wichita Area Technical College (WATC) has been delivering excellence in education since 1965. WATC continues to build on this tradition with quality instructors, talented students and state-of-the-art technical equipment. Together, these elements help create a hands-on learning environment that promotes participation and prepares students for further education and/or career experiences. The mission of WATC is to provide quality higher education and leadership in workforce training that supports economic development for a global economy. WATC will be the leading provider of higher education, specializing in the delivery of career technical education, utilizing state of-the-art facilities with highly qualified faculty, and offering a competitive advantage that drives economic development in the region.
Wichita Area Technical College serves 2,934 students (37.05% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is lower than the community college average of 28:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 33%.
Wichita Area Technical College is one of 4 community colleges within Sedgwick County