Waukesha County Technical College

Pewaukee, WI 53072

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

Waukesha County 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).

Waukesha County Technical College's in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $4,000 and fees $340. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $5,866 and $340 respectively.


Campus LocaleSuburb: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio16:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate69%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. LPN
  2. BSN
  3. ADN

    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.  

    Admissions Requirements:

    • 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 - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide Certificate 458
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Certificate 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 77

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Waukesha County Technical College

Milwaukee Area Technical College
17.15 miles away
Gateway Technical College
38.26 miles away
Moraine Park Technical College
50.01 miles away
Blackhawk Technical College
50.54 miles away
College of Lake County
50.87 miles away
McHenry County College
56.28 miles away
Lakeshore Technical College
64.19 miles away
Rock Valley College
64.43 miles away
William Rainey Harper College
68.94 miles away
Oakton Community College
72.22 miles away


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
06/01/1980 - Current
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
10/01/2003 - 12/31/2009



Acceptance Rate

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$8,613
30k to 48k$9,790
48k to 75k$11,239
75k to 110k$13,340
Over 110k$13,144
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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 $130.00 $196.00

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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Waukesha County Technical College
800 Main Street
Pewaukee, WI 53072

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