Milwaukee Area Technical College

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General Information

Admission Office

700 West State Street

Milwaukee, WI 53233-1443

(414) 297-6370

Fax: (414) 297-7800

Contact: Sarah Adams

Registrar, Director, Enrollment Services
Main Address

700 West State Street

Milwaukee, WI 53233-1443

(414) 297-6282

Total undergrads: 18,780

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 2,031

Degree-seeking undergrads: 15,942


Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30

Online application fee: $30

Admissions Policies/Requirements


Standardized Test Scores

Special requirements for health programs.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Landscaping A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Commercial Photography A
Graphic Design A
Interior Design A
Music – General Performance A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Accounting Technology C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A
Apparel/Accessories Marketing A
Banking/Financial Services A
Business Administration/Management A
Customer Service Support C
E-Commerce A
Hotel/Motel Management A
Information Processing/Data Entry C
International Marketing A
Logistics/Materials Management A
Marketing Management A
Office Clerical Services C
Operations Management A
Real Estate A
Small Business Administration C
Travel/Tourism Management A,C

Communications Technologies

Graphic Communications A
Graphic/Printing Equipment Operation A
Radio/Television Broadcasting A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Graphics A
Computer Networking/Telecommunications A
Computer Programming – General A
Computer Support Specialist A
Computer Systems Analysis A
Computer/Systems Security A

Construction Trades

Carpentry C
Concrete Finishing C
Drywall Installation C
Electrician C
Glaziery C
Lineworker C
Masonry/Tile Setting C
Metal Building Assembly C
Painting/Wall Covering C
Pipefitting C
Plumbing C
Power/Electric Transmission C
Roofing C


Early Childhood Education C


Materials Engineering A

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Engineering Technology A
Biomedical Engineering Technology A
Civil Engineering/Technology A
Computer Systems A
Electrical Engineering Technologies A
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration A
Hydraulics/Fluid Power C
Industrial Technology A
Mechanical Drafting A,C
Metal casting C
Plastics A
Water Quality/Treatment A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management C
Institutional Food Production C

Foreign Language & Literature

Sign Language Interpretation A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Cardiovascular Technology A
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Dental Assistance C
Dental Hygiene A
Dental Laboratory Technology C
Dietetic Technician A
Electroencephalograph Technology A
Emergency Medical Technology C
Medical Administrative Assistance A
Medical Assistance C
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Medical Records Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing Assistance C
Occupational Therapy Assistance A
Pharmacy Assistance C
Phlebotomy C
Physical Therapy Assistance A
Respiratory Therapy A
Surgical Technology A
Ward Clerk C

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance A
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Aircraft Mechanics C
Aircraft Powerplant Technology C
Auto Body Repair C
Automotive Technology A,C
Communications Systems C
Diesel Mechanics C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics C
Industrial Electronics C
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair C
Medium/Heavy Vehicle Technology C
Watchmaking/Jewelrymaking C

Personal & Culinary Services

Baking/Pastry Arts C
Culinary Arts/Chef Training C
Funeral Services/Mortuary Science A
Hair Styling/Design C
Restaurant/Catering Management A

Precision Production Trades

CabinetmakingMillwork C
Machine Shop Technology C
Machine Tool Technology C
Tool/Die Technology C
Welding Technology A,C

Science Technologies

Chemical Technology A

Security & Protective Services

Fire Science/Firefighting A
Police Science A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Milwaukee Area Technical College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (414) 297-6370
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 700 W State St, Milwaukee, WI 53233-1443
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 14,482
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 10,197 (70% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $4,658
Out-of-state Tuition: $6,706
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 79%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,818

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Milwaukee Area Technical College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Milwaukee Area Technical College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 21
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 2013
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 12
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 23
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 68
Construction Trades 10
Education 21
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 69
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 21
Health Professions and Related Programs 1815
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 13
Legal Professions and Studies 22
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 132
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 2
Personal and Culinary Services 84
Precision Production 71
Science Technologies/Technicians 11
Transportation and Materials Moving 1
Visual and Performing Arts 36
Grand total 10675

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Milwaukee Area Technical College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $4,658
Out-of-state $6,706
Books and supplies $2,520

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 802 79%
Grant or scholarship aid 652 64% $5,818
Student loan aid 544 53% $4,169

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 7,451 49% $4,681
Federal student loans 6,506 43% $5,189

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Milwaukee Area Technical College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Milwaukee Area Technical College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Milwaukee Area Technical College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 14,482
Undergraduate enrollment 14,482
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Milwaukee Area Technical College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
    • Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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