Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College

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School Overview

Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College, locally referred to as just “WITC”, is an accredited 2-year technical college that offers a variety of degree, certificate and diploma programs for aspiring students and professionals. WITC has four campuses that are located in New Richmond, Ashland, Superior and Rice Lake, Wisconsin. It also has two outreach centers–one in Ladysmith and the other in Hayward–and a learning center located in Spooner. The college’s headquarters are located in Shell Lake, Wisconsin.

WITC offers associate degrees, professional certificates and diploma programs designed to help students acquire technical skills and knowledge that will help them qualify for new career opportunities. In total, WITC offers over 50 career-focused degrees and programs.

WITC is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Assocation of Colleges and Schools and is a member of the Wisconsin Technical College System.

General Information

Admission Office

505 Pine Ridge Drive

Shell Lake, WI 54871

(715) 468-2815

(800) 243-9482

Fax: (715) 468-2819

Contact: Shane Evenson

Main Address

505 Pine Ridge Drive

Shell Lake, WI 54871

(715) 468-2815


Total undergrads: 3,489

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 572

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,007


Rural setting

Rural community (under 2,500)

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

Admission requirements:

Interview required

Required ASSET scores: 44 for nursing program, 39 for other associate degree programs, 36 for technical diplomas. SAT or ACT can be used in lieu of ASSET assessment.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Equipment Technology C
Dairy Husbandry/Production C
Farm/Ranch Management C

Arts, Visual & Performing

Graphic Design C

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Accounting Technology C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A
Business Administration/Management A
Finance/Banking A
Information Processing/Data Entry C
Marketing Management A
Operations Management A
Retailing A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications A
Computer Programming – General A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A
Web/Multimedia Design A

Construction Trades

Masonry/Tile Setting C
Wood technics C


Early Childhood Education A
Teacher Assistance A

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Engineering Technology A
Computer Systems A
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration A
Manufacturing Technologies A
Mechanical Drafting A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Institutional Food Production C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Emergency Medical Technology C
Massage Therapy C
Medical Administrative Assistance A
Medical Assistance C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing Assistance C
Occupational Therapy Assistance A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Auto Body Repair C
Automotive Technology C
Communications Systems A,C
Computer Installation/Repair A,C
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair C
Marine Maintenance/Ship Repair C
Small Engine Mechanics/Repair C

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Individual technical studies A

Personal & Culinary Services

Aesthetics/Skin Care C
Hair Styling/Design C

Precision Production Trades

Machine Shop Technology C
Welding Technology C

Security & Protective Services

Corrections A
Police Science A,C

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.

Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (715) 468-2815
Website: https://www.witc.edu
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online: https://applywitc.force.com/TX_SiteLogin?startURL=%2FTargetX_Portal__PB
Address: 505 Pine Ridge Drive, Shell Lake, WI 54871-8727
Setting: Rural: Distant
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,966
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 8 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,030 (35% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $4,704
Out-of-state Tuition: $6,888
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 74%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,267

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

Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 4
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 97
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 13
Construction Trades 3
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 33
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 21
Health Professions and Related Programs 126
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 12
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 12
Personal and Culinary Services 2
Precision Production 6
Transportation and Materials Moving 2
Grand total 5724

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Wisconsin Indianhead 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 $4,704
Out-of-state $6,888
Books and supplies $2,016

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 186 74%
Grant or scholarship aid 156 62% $5,267
Student loan aid 120 48% $4,594

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,220 41% $4,410
Federal student loans 995 34% $4,404

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Wisconsin Indianhead 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 Wisconsin Indianhead 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

Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 2,966
Undergraduate enrollment 2,966
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

Wisconsin Indianhead 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)

*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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