Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College

  • 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 Black), which is more than the state average of 23%.
  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College is the only community colleges within Washburn County, WI.
  • The nearest community college to Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College is Pine Technical & Community College (51.0 miles away).

Top Placements

Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Wisconsin for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 296 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College(WI) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty296 staff167 staff
This chart display total faculty of Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College and community college average number of faculty in WI by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.

Student Body

  • The student population of Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment3,045 students3,351 students
This chart display the total enrollment of Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College and community college average number of enrollment of WI by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio10:123:1
This chart display the student staff ratio of Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College and community college average student staff ratio of WI by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
# Full-Time Students1,221 students1,122 students
This chart display the total number of Full-Time students enrollment of Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College and average number of community college Full-Time students enrollment of WI by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
# Part-Time Students1,824 students2,229 students
This chart display the total number of Part-Time students enrollment of Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College and average number of community college Part-Time students enrollment of WI by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College.This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of WI.
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian/Alaskan students in Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College and the percentage of American Indian/Alaskan community college students in WI by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Asian
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College and the percentage of Asian community college students in WI by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Hispanic
-
5%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in WI by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
% Black
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College and the percentage of Black community college students in WI by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% White
93%
77%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College and the percentage of White community college students in WI by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Two or more races
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in WI by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score0.130.40
This chart display the diversity score of Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College and the community college average diversity score of WI by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
College Completion Rate
51%
32%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of WI by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,500$33,700
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of WI by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,448 is less than the state average of $4,945. The in-state tuition has grown by 24% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $6,463 is less than the state average of $6,972. The out-state tuition has grown by 23% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,448$4,945
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College and the public community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of WI by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Out-State Tuition Fees$6,463$6,972
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of WI by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid74%81%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in WI by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates$7,000$11,250
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in WI by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$3,500$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in WI by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Source: 2016 (or 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.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 1,083 students | 51.00 Mi900 4th St SE
    Pine City MN  55063
    (320)629-5100
    51.001,083
  • 6,074 students | 68.80 Mi620 W Clairemont Ave
    Eau Claire WI  54701
    (715)833-6200
    68.806,074
  • 9,478 students | 71.10 Mi3300 Century Ave N
    Saint Paul MN  55110
    (651)773-1700
    71.109,478
  • Globe University-Eau Claire
    Private, for profit
    153 students | 71.70 Mi4955 Bullis Farm Rd
    Eau Claire WI  54701
    (715)855-6600
    71.70153
  • 5,101 students | 72.50 Mi2101 Trinity Rd
    Duluth MN  55811
    (800)432-2884
    72.505,101
Recent Articles
Many students enroll in community college with the intent of transferring to a four-year school. Of those who do, many succeed, and yet traditional colleges and universities continue to overlook them. Read on to learn more about why more community college students don’t transfer schools and to receive some tips for making the transfer yourself.
Community college is the only option for many students who either can’t afford a traditional four-year university or who need a more flexible school environment. Just because community college is different, however, doesn’t mean that its students matter any less. The Aspen Prize exists to encourage community colleges to do more for their students and to continually strive for improvement.
Living with roommates is part of an authentic college experience, but is it an option for community college students? Read on to learn about housing options in community college and to learn how to survive the year with roommates.
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.