Western Technical College

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School Overview

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

www.westerntc.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 4,464

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 835

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,932

Setting

Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

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

Education

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:2-year, Private for-profit
Apply Online:www.westerntech.edu
Address:9451 Diana Drive, El Paso, TX 79924
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:530
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*:530 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* 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:95%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$5,022

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Western Technical College Programs

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Health Professions and Related Programs31
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians1
Grand total34

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0
Books and supplies$0

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid55395%
Grant or scholarship aid45979%$5,022
Student loan aid44577%$7,039

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid57072%$4,967
Federal student loans55269%$7,659

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.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
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 2017

Total Enrollment530
Undergraduate enrollment530
Graduate enrollment0

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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