Western Technical College

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General Information

Admission Office

PO Box 908

La Crosse, WI 54602-0908

(608) 785-9476

(800) 322-9982

Fax: (608) 785-9148

Contact: Jayne Wells

Admissions, Registration and Records
Main Address

PO 908

La Crosse, WI 54602-0908

(608) 785-9200


Total undergrads: 4,464

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 835

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,932


Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential 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 required for admission into selected health programs. COMPASS required for placement if ACT scores not available.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Business Technology A
Farm/Ranch Management C

Architecture & Related Programs

Architectural Technology A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Design/Visual Communications A
Graphic Design A
Interior Design A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Accounting Technology C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A
Business Administration/Management A
Customer Service Support A
Finance/Banking A
Human Resources Management A
Office Clerical Services C
Operations Management A
Sales and Distribution A

Communications & Journalism

Mass Communications/Media Studies A

Communications Technologies

Communications Technologies – General A
Desktop Publishing A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications A
Computer Programming – Specific Applications A
Data Entry Applications A
Data Processing Technology A
Networking/LAN/WAN Management A

Construction Trades

Carpentry C
Electrician C
Masonry/Tile Setting C
Plumbing C
Power/Electric Transmission C


Teacher Assistance A

Engineering Technologies

Biomedical Engineering Technology A
Computer Engineering A
Computer Systems C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A
Electromechanical Technologies A
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration A
Mechanical Drafting A
Mechanical Engineering Technology A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Dental Assistance C
Dental Hygiene A
Electroencephalograph Technology A
Emergency Medical Technology C
Medical Assistance C
Medical Office Administration C
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Medical Records Technology A
Medical Staff Services Technology C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing Assistance C
Occupational Therapy Assistance A
Physical Therapy Assistance A
Respiratory Therapy A
Surgical Technology C
Ward Clerk C

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology A
Diesel Mechanics A
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics C
Industrial Electronics C

Personal & Culinary Services

Food Prep/Professional Cooking C
Restaurant/Catering Management A

Precision Production Trades

Machine Shop Technology A
Machine Tool Technology C
Sheet Metal Technology C
Tool/Die Technology A,C
Welding Technology C
Woodworking C

Public Administration & Services

Community Organization/Advocacy A

Security & Protective Services

Fire Protection/Safety Technology 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.

Western Technical College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (915) 566-9621
Website: www.westerntech.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private for-profit
Apply Online: www.westerntech.edu
Address: 9451 Diana Drive, El Paso, TX 79924
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 547
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 30 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*: 547 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $0
Out-of-state Tuition: $0
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 91%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $3,914

* 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
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 311
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 1
Grand total 342

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 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 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0
Books and supplies $0

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 624 91%
Grant or scholarship aid 557 81% $3,914
Student loan aid 451 66% $2,763

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 608 82% $3,777
Federal student loans 482 65% $2,648

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
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 2020

Total Enrollment 547
Undergraduate enrollment 547
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 Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

*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. CollegeAtlas.org 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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