505 Pine Ridge Drive
Shell Lake, WI 54871
Top Ranked (2023): View Rankings
  • 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 2,818 students (33% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the state community college average of 9:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 25%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 2,818 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,448
  • Out-state tuition: $6,463
  • Student:teacher ratio: 5:1
  • Minority enrollment: 10%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

Category
Attribute
Completion Rates

School Overview

The teacher population of 533 teachers has grown by 80% over five years.
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College
(WI) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
533 staff
419 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College has declined by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has decreased from 6:1 over five years.
The Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,818 students
2,830 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
9:1
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# Full-Time Students
924 students
924 students
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# Part-Time Students
1,894 students
1,906 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
203 students
293 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
924 students
924 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
16 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
1,894 students
1,906 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
5 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
148 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
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% Asian
1%
4%
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% Hispanic
2%
8%
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% Black
2%
6%
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% White
90%
75%
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% Two or more races
2%
3%
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% Unknown races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.19
0.42
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
63%
47%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
0.83%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$33,500
$34,300
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,448 is more than the state average of $4,173. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $6,463 is more than the state average of $6,317. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$4,448
$4,173
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$6,463
$6,317
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
84%
78%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$8,250
$11,250
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,440
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
100%
ACT Composite
n/a
21
ACT English
n/a
19
ACT Math
n/a
20
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College cost?

Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College's tuition is approximately $4,448 for In-State students and $6,463 for Out-State students.

What is Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College's ranking?

Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Wisconsin for: Highest completion rates.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 2,818 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,448
  • Out-state tuition: $6,463
  • Student:teacher ratio: 5:1
  • Minority enrollment: 10%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Wisconsin public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,173 per year for in-state students and $6,317 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,728 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Wisconsin community colleges have a diversity score of 0.42, which is lower than the national average of 0.70. The most diverse community college in Wisconsin is Milwaukee Area Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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