FINANCIAL AID RATE92%
STUDENT TEACHER RATIO9:1
DEGREE OFFERED ONLINE2
FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.$2,235
Average Grants + Scholarship Aid Awarded to Undergraduate Students
Percent of Full-Time Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid
Percent of Students Paying In-State Tuition vs Out-of-State Tuition
Western Technical College – La Crosse
800 Main Street, Pewaukee, WI
Established in 1912 as La Crosse Continuation and Adult Schools, the Western Technical College changed its name to Western Wisconsin Technical College in the early 1990s. However, it was in March 29, 2006 when it became officially known as Western Technical College. Today, most students also call WTC as Western. Located in La Crosse in Wisconsin, Western Technical College aims to provide excellence in student education based on the diversified needs of different students.
This is the reason why WTC offers 43 technical programs of different disciplines such as business, health, public safety, industrial technology and general studies. With the many courses available for the student, the school aims to impart ample knowledge and make students more competitive when looking for employment.
WTC also has agreements with various four-year colleges that enable students to easily transfer with junior standing thereby crediting all of their units from Western. The colleges that have transfer agreement with Western include the following:
- Capella University
- Franklin University
- Milwaukee School of Engineering
- University of Wisconsin-Stout
- Upper Iowa University
Students who plan to enroll for this Academic Year need to pay tuition fees depending on their location as well as program. For in-district students, the tuition fee rate is $122 per credit hour while non-resident students have to pay additional $61 per credit hour.
Admission Requirements & Details
The information regarding admissions below may give an overview of the students Western Technical College – La Crosse accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $8,900. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $30 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are:
- State Residents: $4,100-$4,900
- Out-of-State: $6,200-$7,380
- Part-time students are charged:
- State Residents: $140-$160 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $210-$250 per credit unit
Financial Aid Details
The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||92%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||74%||$4,588|
|Receiving Student Loans||62%||$4,709|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo support students and graduates, Western Technical College – La Crosse may offer services to students like those listed below:
- Distance learning
- Weekend and night classes available
- Remedial courses
- Career path counseling
- Student employment
- Helping students find work after graduation
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Dental Assistant Program
- Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
- Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program
- Radiology Technician Program
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Western Technical College – La Crosse by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges
The list of schools below have been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Western Technical College – La Crosse.
- Minnesota State College - Southeast Technical in Willmar, MN (24 miles away)
- Northeast Iowa Community College - Calmar in Orange City, IA (53 miles away)
- Rochester Community and Technical College in International Falls, MN (60 miles away)
- Southwest Wisconsin Technical College in Wausau, WI (66 miles away)
- Chippewa Valley Technical College in La Crosse, WI (69 miles away)
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