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Milwaukee Area Technical College Overview

Milwaukee Area Technical College is a public institution situated in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Milwaukee is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

What Is Milwaukee Area Technical College Known For?

4,596 Full-Time Undergraduates
$7,851 Avg Cost After Aid
  • The highest degree offered at MATC is the associate's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 44% of the faculty were full-time.

Milwaukee Area Technical College Rankings

MATC was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that MATC has received.

Notable Undergraduate Rankings for MATC

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Veterans 972
Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 1,093
Best Colleges for Diversity 1,257

Where Is Milwaukee Area Technical College?

Location of Milwaukee Area Technical College

Contact details for MATC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 700 W State St, Milwaukee, WI 53233-1443
Phone: 414-297-6370
Website: matc.edu

How Do I Get Into MATC?

You can apply to MATC online at: www.matc.edu/apply/index.cfm

As long as you submit the requested materials to Milwaukee Area Technical College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Milwaukee Area Technical College?

36% Take Out Loans
22.4% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of MATC is $7,851. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for MATC

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$6,594 $7,197 $9,890 $12,624 $13,296

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At MATC, approximately 36% of students took out student loans averaging $3,619 a year. That adds up to $14,476 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at MATC is 22.4%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Milwaukee Area Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,596 Full-Time Undergraduates
51% Women
55% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 14,012 undergraduate students at MATC, with 4,596 being full-time and 9,416 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  MATC

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,596 full-time undergraduates at MATC, 49% are male and 51% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  MATC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Milwaukee Area Technical College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of MATC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 307
Black or African American 1,149
Hispanic or Latino 850
White 1,826
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 464

Over 40 countries are represented at MATC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, and Vietnam.

Online Learning at Milwaukee Area Technical College

1,718 Took All Classes Online
4,280 Took At Least One Class Online
14.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 4,280 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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This school is the 4th most popular in Wisconsin for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of MATC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Milwaukee Area Technical College was 14.8%. This is the #1,085 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at MATC regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of MATC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Computer & Information Sciences 5%
Computer Systems Networking 19%
Entrepreneurial Studies 40%
General Sales & Marketing 91%
Health & Medical Administrative Services 19%
Health Professions 11%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at MATC ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at MATC.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Public Relations & Advertising #16
Entrepreneurial Studies #20
Finance & Financial Management #20
Computer Systems Networking #23
Marketing #38
Information Technology #50
Communication & Journalism #62
Accounting #89
Computer & Information Sciences #143
Liberal Arts General Studies #156
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #156
Business Administration & Management #329
Business, Management & Marketing #410

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%.

Milwaukee Area Technical College Majors

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Accounting 51 0 0 0
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 57 0 0 0
Allied Health Professions 51 0 0 0
American Sign Language 2 0 0 0
Architectural Engineering Technology 8 0 0 0
Audiovisual Communications 27 0 0 0
Business Administration & Management 110 0 0 0
Business Support & Assistant Services 8 0 0 0
Civil Engineering Technology 17 0 0 0
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 7 0 0 0
Computer Engineering Technology 3 0 0 0
Computer Programming 14 0 0 0
Computer Software & Applications 3 0 0 0
Computer Systems Analysis 1 0 0 0
Computer Systems Networking 52 0 0 0
Criminal Justice & Corrections 66 0 0 0
Culinary Arts 43 0 0 0
Dental Support Services 37 0 0 0
Design & Applied Arts 42 0 0 0
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 4 0 0 0
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 22 0 0 0
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 8 0 0 0
Electronics Engineering Technology 24 0 0 0
Environmental Control Technology 7 0 0 0
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 4 0 0 0
Finance & Financial Management 4 0 0 0
Fire Protection 17 0 0 0
Funeral & Mortuary Science 15 0 0 0
General Sales & Marketing 17 0 0 0
Graphic Communications 15 0 0 0
Health & Medical Administrative Services 23 0 0 0
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 11 0 0 0
Horticulture 8 0 0 0
Hospitality Management 8 0 0 0
Human Resource Management 19 0 0 0
Information Technology 29 0 0 0
Interdisciplinary Studies 21 0 0 0
Legal Support Services 14 0 0 0
Liberal Arts General Studies 127 0 0 0
Mental & Social Health Services 63 0 0 0
Music 3 0 0 0
Nursing 108 0 0 0
Physical Science Technicians 1 0 0 0
Precision Metal Working 12 0 0 0
Quality Control Technology 3 0 0 0
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 1 0 0 0
Real Estate 13 0 0 0
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 8 0 0 0
Teacher Education Grade Specific 51 0 0 0
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 7 0 0 0
Total 2,532 0 0 0

References

*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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