Milwaukee Area Technical College

  • Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) is a publicly supported comprehensive higher education institution committed to increasing the potential and productivity of the people in its district through the delivery of high-quality instruction and programs which are consistent with current and emerging educational and labor market needs. General Education is an integral part of MATC programs which provides the knowledge and conceptual abilities that college-educated adults must have to achieve in occupational skills training and to perform more effectively in the demanding, complex world in which they live.

School Highlights

Milwaukee Area Technical College serves 15,278 students (29% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the state community college average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 32%.

Top Rankings

Milwaukee Area Technical College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Wisconsin for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 778 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Milwaukee Area Technical College(WI) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High TraditionalAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty778 staff167 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Milwaukee Area Technical College has declined by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The Milwaukee Area Technical College diversity score of 0.75 is more than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has grown by 18% over five years.
Total Enrollment15,278 students2,809 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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# Full-Time Students4,413 students820 students
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# Part-Time Students10,865 students1,989 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
5%
3%
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% Hispanic
16%
7%
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% Black
26%
9%
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% White
39%
68%
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Non Resident races
3%
2%
% Unknown races
7%
8%
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Diversity Score0.750.52
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College Completion Rate
14%
42%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,700$33,700
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,282 is less than the state average of $5,440. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $6,171 is less than the state average of $7,285. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,282$5,440
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Out-State Tuition Fees$6,171$7,285
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid83%80%
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Median Debt for Graduates$12,250$11,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,916$5,375
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Acceptance Rate54%54%
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • This four-block campus is located across the street from the Bradley Center. The Downtown Milwaukee Campus features degree, diploma and certificate programs for virtually every interest, and has hundreds of individual classes. Computer labs for doing your coursework and online classes are also available. The Downtown Milwaukee campus currently offers 47 associate degree programs, 27 diploma programs and 46 certificate programs. Community Enrichment Classes offered at Downtown Campus includes courses in American Sign Language 1, Business Organization and Management, Comprehensive Graphic Design, Environmental Science, French 1, Fundamental Photography, History of the Vietnam War Years, Introduction to Theater, Maintaining a Home Computer and Windows XP, Principles of Macroeconomics, Professional Baking and Weight Training/Aerobic Fitness 1.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Milwaukee Area Technical College is Bryant & Stratton College-Milwaukee (0.4 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For Wisconsin public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,440 per year for in-state students and $7,285 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,085 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Wisconsin community colleges have a diversity score of 0.52, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Wisconsin is Milwaukee Area Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.