Milwaukee Area Technical College

Tel: (414)297-6370
  • 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 16,712 students (31% 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 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 23%.
  • Milwaukee Area Technical College is one of 4 community colleges within Milwaukee County, WI.
  • The nearest community college is Bryant & Stratton College-Milwaukee (0.40 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 778 teachers has declined by 32% over five years.
Milwaukee Area Technical College(WI) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty778 staff167 staff
Milwaukee Area Technical College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 16,712 has declined by 7% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has grown by 12% over five years.
Total Enrollment16,712 students3,351 students
Milwaukee Area Technical College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio21:123:1
Milwaukee Area Technical College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students5,261 students1,122 students
Milwaukee Area Technical College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students11,451 students2,229 students
Milwaukee Area Technical College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Milwaukee Area Technical College Enrollment Breakdown WI All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Milwaukee Area Technical College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
Milwaukee Area Technical College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Milwaukee Area Technical College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Milwaukee Area Technical College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Milwaukee Area Technical College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Milwaukee Area Technical College More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
Milwaukee Area Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown WI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.630.40
Milwaukee Area Technical College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Milwaukee Area Technical College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,700$34,300
Milwaukee Area Technical College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,282 is less than the state average of $4,945. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $6,171 is less than the state average of $6,972. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,282$4,945
Milwaukee Area Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$6,171$6,972
Milwaukee Area Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid82%81%
Milwaukee Area Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$11,250$11,951
Milwaukee Area Technical College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,251$5,500
Milwaukee Area Technical College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate54%54%
Milwaukee Area Technical College Percent Admitted (2007-2010)
Source: 2016 (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.

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Did You Know?
For Wisconsin public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,945 per year for in-state students and $6,972 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,826 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Wisconsin community colleges have a diversity score of 0.40, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Wisconsin is Herzing University-Madison. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.