Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College

505 Pine Ridge Drive
Shell Lake, WI 54871-8727
Tel: (715)468-2815
3,045 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 3,045 students (40% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority American and Asian), which is more than the state average of 20%.
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College is the only community colleges within Washburn County, WI.
The nearest community college is Pine Technical & Community College (51.00 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 296 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
College Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (WI) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 296 staff
148 staff

Student Body

The student population of 3,045 has declined by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has grown by 30% over five years.
Total Enrollment 3,045 students 3,008 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
# Full-Time Students 1,221 students
1,021 students
# Part-Time Students 1,824 students
1,824 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Black
% White
% Two or more 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. 0.13 0.35

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $3,798 is less than the state average of $3,820. The in-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $5,552 is less than the state average of $5,574. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,798 $3,820
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,552 $5,574
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 74%
Source: 2014 (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 $3,820 per year for in-state students and $5,574 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,085 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 0.67. The most diverse community college in Wisconsin is Herzing University-Madison. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.