Moraine Park Technical College

Fond du Lac, WI 54936

Moraine Park Technical College (MPTC) is located in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin and is a part of the Wisconsin Technical College System. This public technical college was established in 1912 and it currently serves more than 16,000 students. Students will be able to earn more than 100 associate’s degrees, certificates, and diplomas. This school primarily focuses on technical areas of study. All students will be able to attend traditional classes but there are also online options. Some courses will offer a blended course where some of the work is done online and others will be done in traditional classrooms. MPTC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

The MPTC nursing program gives students the chance to earn associate's of applied science degrees in nursing. This program is designed to provide students with the option to exit after one year in order to earn licensed practical nurse (LPN) status. Students will be able to choose whether they want to carry on with the second year in order to pursue the associate’s degree and registered nurse (RN) status. All students will receive classroom instruction, laboratory practice, and clinical experiences while taking part in this program. The nursing program at MPTC has been accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Campus SizeMedium
Student to Faculty Ratio16:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2-year
TypePublic
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate72%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 13 81
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 0
Certificate 44 404
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 91.3%
  • NCLEX-PN: 98.8%

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1975 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
06/01/1985 - Current

Admission

100%

Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $30
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$132/credit
In State Students$132/credit
Out of State Students$200/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

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
LPN 45 $5,940 $5,940 $9,000
ADN 70 $9,240 $9,240 $14,000
BSN 125 $16,500 $16,500 $25,000
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
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.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 58% of Moraine Park Technical College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 32% $3,866
Other Federal Grant 4% $442
State Grant & Scholarships 29% $1,186
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 12% $890
Federal Student Loans 30% $3,950
Private Loans -- --

$8,867

Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$7,379
$30,001 to $48,000$8,166
$48,001 to $75,000$9,768
$75,001 to $110,000$12,156
Over $110,000$12,423

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Student Population

5,012

Undergrads

0

Graduates

3,065

Women

1,947

Men

15%

Full-time

85%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
89%
Hispanic
4%
Black/African American
3%
Asian
1%
Two or more races
1%
Race/ethnicity unknown
0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
Non-resident alien
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Wisconsin state board of nursing.

Moraine Park Technical College
235 N National Avenue
Fond du Lac, WI 54936
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