Waukesha County Technical College
Waukesha County Technical College is one of the sixteen public 2-year colleges in Wisconsin. The campus is located in a suburb, in Pewaukee.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 7,696 students attend the school. Every year 44% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Waukesha County Technical College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $4,000, and fees were $340. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $5,866 and $340 respectively.
|Campus LocaleLarge Suburb|
|Number of Students7,696|
|Student to Faculty Ratio17:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
The Waukesha Technical College Nursing program is a 70 credit Associate of Applied Science Degree. The program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission.
The curriculum employs a Human Patient Simulator Laboratory to provide a realistic clinical experience in a cutting edge learning setting offering students hands on nursing skills. The nursing program is reserved for Waukesha District residents only.
Graduates are eligible to sit for the National Licensing Exam to be licensed as Registered Nurse.
- Complete application for admission (apply online or in person)
- Official high school transcripts or GED equivalency certificate
- Official transcripts for all college level coursework (plus transcript evaluation request form)
- COMPASS Assessment (or other college entrance exams not older than 5 years old)
The application period of the nursing period is between the1st of October to the 15th December every year.
Successful applicants will be sent detailed information to admitted students at least approximately 4 weeks before the registration period. New students are required to attend a Registration Planning Session. Register for courses within the New Student Registration period and attend the new student orientation.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1975 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
06/01/1980 - Current
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs|
10/01/2003 - 12/31/2009
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$132/credit|
|In State Students||$132/credit|
|Out of State Students||$198/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, 55% of Waukesha County 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||9%||$457|
|State Grant & Scholarships||32%||$1,197|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||1%||$406|
|Federal Student Loans||36%||$5,739|
$10,281Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$8,770|
|$30,001 to $48,000$9,260|
|$48,001 to $75,000$11,599|
|$75,001 to $110,000$13,495|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Wisconsin state board of nursing.