Milwaukee Area Technical College

Milwaukee, WI 53233

Located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Milwaukee Area Technical College is a public institution that offers diploma and associate's degree programs, which can take 2 to 4 years to complete.

Milwaukee Area Technical College has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).

Milwaukee Area Technical College's in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $3,911 and fees $515. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $5,866 and $515 respectively.


Campus LocaleCity: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio13:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate54%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. LPN
  2. BSN
  3. ADN

    The Milwaukee Area Technical College Nursing program offers a curriculum that matches programs that are offered in four year colleges and universities maintaining high standards to facilitate credit transfers.

    The program does not have a waiting list. Applicants admitted via a petition process. 

    Students selected for the program will only be admitted on the basis of MATC district residency, followed by Wisconsin residency and non residents unless otherwise stated.

    Petitioning is the formal process of students enrolled in the MATC or eligible for enrollment to submit application documents for entry in the specific program in the School of Health Sciences.

    Requirements for the Petition Process

    • Be officially admitted to the MATC with an active code for the RN program
    • Good Academic Standing
    • Complete all pre-requisite courses with a ‘C’ grade or higher
    • Complete NLN pre-admission for RN programs
    • Completion of CNA Training
    • Current CPR certification from the American Heart Association, Healthcare Provider Level
    • Health assessment certification with all necessary immunizations
    • Criminal Background check

    The school notifies students the status of their application within 45 days after the deadline for petition has passed. If your are selected, you are required to attend mandatory program specific orientations or will forfeit your seat.

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide Certificate 239
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Certificate 69
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 98
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 3

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Milwaukee Area Technical College

Waukesha County Technical College
17.15 miles away
Gateway Technical College
30.47 miles away
College of Lake County
47.71 miles away
Moraine Park Technical College
56.95 miles away
McHenry County College
58.71 miles away
Lakeshore Technical College
61.41 miles away
Blackhawk Technical College
63.59 miles away
William Rainey Harper College
66.87 miles away
Oakton Community College
67.81 miles away
Elgin Community College
73.69 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1959 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1976 - Current
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
06/01/1976 - Current



Acceptance Rate

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$8,868
30k to 48k$8,933
48k to 75k$11,742
75k to 110k$13,621
Over 110k$13,786
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $148.00 $213.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $0.00 $0.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Non-resident alien

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Milwaukee Area Technical College
700 W State St
Milwaukee, WI 53233

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