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Located in Pewaukee, Wisconsin, Waukesha County Technical College is a public institution. WCTC is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

628 Undergraduate Degrees

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Waukesha County Technical College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at WCTC.

Rank Ranking Name Share
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Where Is Waukesha County Technical College?


Contact details for WCTC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 800 Main Street, Pewaukee, WI 53072-4601
Phone: 262-691-5566

How Do I Get Into WCTC?

You can apply to WCTC online at:

Since Waukesha County Technical College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Waukesha County Technical College?

26% Take Out Loans
9.0% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At WCTC, approximately 26% of students took out student loans averaging $5,591 a year. That adds up to $22,364 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at WCTC is 9.0%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Waukesha County Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,658 Full-Time Undergraduates
50% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 6,952 undergraduate students at WCTC, with 1,658 being full-time and 5,294 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 1,658 full-time undergraduates at WCTC, 50% are male and 50% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Waukesha County Technical College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 44
Black or African American 96
Hispanic or Latino 159
White 1,243
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 114

Over 9 countries are represented at WCTC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, Colombia, and Thailand.

Online Learning at Waukesha County Technical College

236 Took All Classes Online
1,183 Took At Least One Class Online
16.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 1,183 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at WCTC has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of WCTC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Waukesha County Technical College was 16.8%. This is the #792 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at WCTC regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Waukesha County Technical College Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s TOTAL
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide 544 0 544
Registered Nursing 0 84 84
TOTAL 544 84 628


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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