Western Technical College: Review & Facts

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Western Technical College is a medium two-year, public school with 4,045 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1912 and is one of the 3 schools located in La Crosse, Wisconsin.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
72
Fair
At Western Technical College you can get your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, or 2-year certificate.

Western Technical College follows a trimester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 72 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Management, Medical Assistant, Industrial Technologies, and Medical. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
61%
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. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Western Technical College is relatively low at 61% (way below Wisconsin average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
11 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Western Technical College is low - 34%.

Student to faculty ratio at Western Technical College is good, 11:1. Read more details about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$6,100
Low
Average tuition prices are low - about $5,800 per year. The additional fees at Western Technical College not covered by tuition are around $300; this makes it a total of $6,100 per year.

Read the details about Western 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



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Western Technical College 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) earned prior to admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Western Technical College is $30.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Western Technical College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (608) 785-9200 or check Western Technical College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,300
Medium
Western Technical College provides a distance education program 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 Western 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.

Safety
Grade
B-
Dicey
Western Technical College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 200 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low -- about $4,300 per year.

Based on the college crime data, Western Technical College appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Western Technical College Location and Maps



Post Address: Western Technical College, 400 Seventh St. North, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601, USA
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