Facts About WCTC

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Waukesha County Technical College is one of 16 member colleges of the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS). The century-old WTCS is the major provider of customized training and technical assistance to Wisconsin’s business and industry community. State technical colleges award two-year associate degrees, one- and two-year technical diplomas, short-term certificates and customized training.

Enrollment: 2011-12

  • 23,493 total enrollment
    • 8,183* enrolled in associate of applied science degree courses
    • 2,398* enrolled in technical diploma courses
    • 234* enrolled in apprentice-related training
    • 11,927* enrolled in personal improvement courses
  • 4,281 high school students took WCTC courses through partnership agreements
  • 4,625 full-time equivalency of college enrollment

* Students may be enrolled in more than one of these areas.

Student Diversity

Program-Level Students

  • 49% Males
  • 51% Females
  • 22% Ethnic Minorities
  • 26 Median age

Graduate Facts**

  • WCTC awarded 1,810 Associate of Applied Science and Technical Diplomas in 2011-12.
  • 2011-12 graduates completed programs as follows:
    683 Associate of Applied Science
    1,127 Technical Diplomas
  • 98% of WCTC graduates were 'satisfied' or 'very satisfied' with their education.
  • 90% of graduates in the job market were employed six months after graduation.
  • 21% of 2011-12 graduates were continuing in school.
  • The median salary of 2011-12 graduates working in their fields was $33,000.
  • 98% of employed WCTC graduates work in Wisconsin: 89% in the Milwaukee/Waukesha Metropolitan statistical area.

**Based on respondent information provided in the 2011-2012 Graduate Follow-up Report.