Milwaukee Area Technical College
Milwaukee Area Technical College is one of the sixteen public 2-year colleges in Wisconsin. The campus is located in an urban area, in Milwaukee.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 14,012 students attend the school. Every year 11% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Milwaukee Area Technical College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $3,966, and fees were $525. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $5,649 and $525 respectively.
|Campus LocaleLarge City|
|Number of Students14,012|
|Student to Faculty Ratio12:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
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 (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||10||70|
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
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$150/credit|
|In State Students||$150/credit|
|Out of State Students||$216/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 73% of Milwaukee Area Technical College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||2%||$1,263|
|State Grant & Scholarships||53%||$1,049|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||3%||$1,105|
|Federal Student Loans||32%||$3,636|
$7,994Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$7,424|
|$30,001 to $48,000$8,301|
|$48,001 to $75,000$10,206|
|$75,001 to $110,000$12,272|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Wisconsin state board of nursing.