Milwaukee Area Technical College: Review & Facts

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Milwaukee Area Technical College is a large two-year, public school with 15,190 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1912 and is one of the 18 colleges located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
116
Good
At Milwaukee Area Technical College you can get your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Milwaukee Area Technical College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 116 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Medical Assistant, Medical, Management, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
51%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Milwaukee Area Technical College student retention rate is low at 51% (way below Wisconsin average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
14 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Milwaukee Area Technical College is very low: 16%. Around 27% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Milwaukee Area Technical College is pretty decent, 14:1. Find out more information on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$6,400
Low
Average tuition cost is low - about $5,800 a year. The additional fees at Milwaukee Area Technical College not covered by tuition are about $600; this makes it a total of $6,400 per year.

Read the details about Milwaukee Area Technical College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
51%
As reported in recent data, 13,086 applications were submitted and 6,712 were accepted; so it is not very hard to become a student at this school.

The school might accept dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Milwaukee Area Technical College is $30.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Milwaukee Area Technical College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (414) 297-6370 or check Milwaukee Area Technical College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B-
Dicey
Milwaukee Area Technical College offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Milwaukee Area Technical College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
At present there is no on-campus housing at Milwaukee Area Technical College.

Based on the college crime data, Milwaukee Area Technical College seems to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Milwaukee Area Technical College Location and Maps



Post Address: Milwaukee Area Technical College, 700 W State St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233-1443, USA
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