Western Technical College – La Crosse

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School Information

Phone Number: (608) 785-9200
Website: https://www.westerntc.edu
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online: https://ss.westerntc.edu/SelfService/Admissions/Application.aspx?applicationformid=1
Address: 400 Seventh St. North, La Crosse, WI 54601
Setting: City: Small
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 4,004
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 9 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 2,606 (65% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $4,403
Out-of-state Tuition: $6,377
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 92%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $4,588

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

Western Technical College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Western Technical College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 22
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 1210
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 24
Construction Trades 13
Education 12
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 36
Health Professions and Related Programs 1212
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 12
Legal Professions and Studies 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 65
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Personal and Culinary Services 31
Precision Production 72
Visual and Performing Arts 2
Grand total 5055

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Western 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 2018-2019
In-state $4,403
Out-of-state $6,377
Books and supplies $1,960

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 474 92%
Grant or scholarship aid 378 74% $4,588
Student loan aid 319 62% $4,709

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 3,651 86% $2,235
Federal student loans 3,753 89% $2,810

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Western 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 Western Technical College students.

Admissions Considerations

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

Western Technical College Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 4,004
Undergraduate enrollment 4,004
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

Western 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
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)
    • 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

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