Description

At Western Technical College (WTC) there is a huge number of both broad and highly specified degree and certification programs from which to choose. You also have instructors who are not only qualified in their professionals, but qualified to teach as well.

Located in LaCrosse, Wisconsin, WTC offers associate’s degrees and career certifications through on-site, online and blended courses. One may receive a degree or certificate in agricultural, business, medical, architectural, mechanical and public safety fields, among others. One may obtain a certificate in something as broad as Paralegal Studies or a field as specific as Bio-Medical Electronics.

The teachers at Western Technical College all come equipped with a wealth of experience in their profession. However, unlike most post-secondary schools which only require professional expertise, WTC requires that each instructor also receive teacher certification.

At WTC, classes are interactive and involve hands-on learning through classroom activities and internships.

Services include career counseling, child care, assistance for adult learners, minorities and disabled students, and an online writing center and math lab.

Financial aid options are numerous and include an academic grant as well as grants for eligible minority students, Native American students, and hearing or vision impaired students. There are also scholarships, a work-study program and student loans for those who qualify.

Quick Facts about Western Technical College, La Crosse

Region

Midwest

Setting

Large Town Setting

Type

Public

Size

Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$3,669

Out-of-State Tuition

$5,034

Retention Rate

61%

Enrollment

5,057

Year Established

1912

Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 3

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100% of students gave Western Technical College, La Crosse 3 stars overall.

Alumnus - Grad Year 2011

Overall Rating:
3

Detailed Ratings

My classes were all online so I do not know the machinisms of campus life. Sorry. Online classes were very difficult for a non traditional student like myself. I would never want to do it like that again.

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Students

Total Students
5,057

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
0%
Part-Time
100%

Ethnic Diversity

African-American
1%
Asian
3%
Caucasian
88%
Latino
1%
Other
7%

International Students

International
0%
Domestic
100%

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