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 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority American and Asian), which is more than the state average of 25%.
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College is the only community colleges within Washburn County, WI.
The nearest community college is Pine Technical College (51.00 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 218 teachers has declined by 26% over five years.
College 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
61 staff
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 3,273 has declined by 19% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has declined by 58% over five years.
Total Enrollment 3,273 students 1,296 students
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
21:1
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,554 students
814 students
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,719 students
1,040 students
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
1%
5%
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College Asian (2006-2013)
% Black
1%
15%
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College Black (2007-2013)
% White
92%
51%
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
3%
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College Unknown (2006-2013)
Wisconsin Indianhead 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. 0.15 0.68
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,296 is less than the state average of $5,660. 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 $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 26% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,296 $5,660
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,252 $10,250
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 82%
89%
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (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.

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Did You Know?
For Wisconsin public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,163 per year for in-state students and $7,019 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.

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 0.42, which is lower than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Wisconsin is Sanford-Brown College-West Allis. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.