Moraine Park Technical College

  • Moraine Park Technical College was established in 1912 and is one of 16 technical college districts that make up the Wisconsin Technical College System. With campuses in Fond du Lac, Beaver Dam, and West Bend, and regional centers in Jackson and Ripon, Moraine Park serves over 18,000 students annually.

School Highlights

Moraine Park Technical College serves 3,808 students (15% 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 29% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 32%.

Top Rankings

Moraine Park Technical College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Wisconsin for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 191 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Moraine Park Technical College(WI) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty191 staff167 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Moraine Park Technical College has declined by 39% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five years.
The Moraine Park Technical College diversity score of 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has grown by 18% over five years.
Total Enrollment3,808 students2,809 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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# Full-Time Students581 students820 students
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# Part-Time Students3,227 students1,989 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
8%
7%
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% Black
8%
9%
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% White
71%
68%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
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% Unknown races
8%
8%
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Diversity Score0.320.52
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College Completion Rate
58%
42%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,900$33,700
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,151 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 $6,039 is less than the state average of $7,285. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,151$5,440
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Out-State Tuition Fees$6,039$7,285
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid62%80%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,315$11,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,250$5,375
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Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.27 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Accounting Club, Auto Tech Club, CET (Civil Engineering Technology) Club, CNC/Tool and Die Club, Cosmetology Club, Criminal Justice Club, Culinary Arts Club, Diversity Club, Donut Club, Electricity Club, EMS Club, EPD Club, Graphics Club, GUTS (Gas Utility Technicians) Club, Health and Wellness Club, HVAC-R Club, Interactive Media Club, IT Club, MLT (Medical Laboratory Technicians) Club, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Radiography Club, SHRM (Society for Human Resources Management) Club, SME (Society of Manufacturing Engineering) Club, SNA (Student Nurses Association) Club, Student Senate, Student Veterans Association, Welding Club
Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Moraine Park Technical College was established in 1912 and is one of 16 technical college districts that make up the Wisconsin Technical College System. With campuses in Fond du Lac, Beaver Dam, and West Bend, and regional centers in Jackson and Ripon, Moraine Park serves over 18,000 students annually. More than 100 associate of applied science degrees, technical diplomas, apprenticeships and certificatesare offeredin a variety of formats - classroom, online and blended.  With community in mind, Moraine Park offers programs, such as manufacturing boot camps, and training and technical assistance for businesses, that work to fill local industry needs. To find out more about Moraine Park, visit morainepark.edu. 

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