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Western Technical College

La Crosse, WI 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate35%
Acceptance Rate35%

About Western Technical College

Western Technical College Overview

Western Technical College is a public school in the city of La Crosse, Wisconsin. Western Technical College was founded in 1911 and enrolls 4,765 undergrads and no graduate students. Western Technical College provides on-campus housing for up to 100 students. Most students live in off campus housing.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Western Technical College!

Are you interested in music or performing?

Interested in journalism or communications? Western Technical College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

There are no fraternities or sororities at Western Technical College, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

Planning to play sports? Western Technical College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Western Technical College on the Student Life page.

2022 Western Technical College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 35%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $4,534
Out-of-State $4,534

Is Western Technical College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" can mean different things for different people. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a clearer view of what Western Technical College offers and if the college could be the right college for you.

Western Technical College Acceptance Rate 2022

It is not competitive to get into Western Technical College. Around 35% of applicants get into Western Technical College each year. Out of 3,443 applications received in 2022, 1,221 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Western Technical College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It gauges how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Western Technical College Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Western Technical College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads. Within six months of graduating, 94% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

Check with Western Technical College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Western Technical College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

For more information about Western Technical College's endowment, check with the school directly. The school spends $9,793 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Western Technical College

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Western Technical College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Western Technical College.

Based on this information, is Western Technical College the school for you? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Western Technical College a good school for you?

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Where is Western Technical College?

Western Technical College is located in the city of La Crosse, Wisconsin.

If you want to see Western Technical College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 90/94 to La Crosse, or book a flight to the nearest airport, La Crosse Municipal.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Western Technical College and La Crosse are like without leaving home.

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College Info

400 7th Street North La Crosse, WI 54601

Campus Setting: Urban

Western Technical College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Western Technical College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Western Technical College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Wondering what life at Western Technical College is like? There are approximately 4,765 students enrolled at Western Technical College. 40% percent of students attend school full-time, 93% percent are from WI and 7% percent of students are from other states.


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