Waukesha County Technical College

Waukesha County Technical College

Waukesha County Technical College, also referred to as WCTC or Waukesha CTC, is a technical, coeducational, community college located in Pewaukee, Wisconsin, United States. It is part of the Wisconsin Technical College system. The College presently grants admission to more than 28,000 students every year.

The departments of WCTC include the following:

  • Business & IT
  • Electronics and Programming
  • Nursing and Allied Health
  • Printing & Graphics
  • Barber/Cosmetology Academy

The sports teams of Waukesha County Technical College are called the Waukesha Owls. The official mascot is the Owl. The College offers men's baseball, basketball, and golf and offers women's basketball, golf, softball, and volleyball.

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Contacting Waukesha County Technical College

Waukesha County Technical College
800 Main Street
Pewaukee , WI 53072-4601
General Phone: (262) 691-5566

Waukesha County Technical College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine615EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Medical Support and Technology129dental assistant, dental hygienist, medical coding, medical assistant, allied health and medical assisting, surgical tech, phlebotomy
Business and Management113business management, operations management, accounting, financial planning, marketing, international marketing, retail
Security and Law Enforcement94criminal justice and police, fire protection tech, fire-fighting
Computer Science and Engineering60information technology, computer programming, data processing tech, systems analyst, computer and media applications, computer networking, computer support
Mechanics and Repair55computer repair, industrial electronics tech, HVAC, industrial mechanics, autobody repair, automobile mechanics
Engineering Technician51electronics tech, telecommunications tech, electromechanical instrument tech, manufacturing tech, computer systems tech, CAD and design, architectural drafting, mechanical drafting
Design47interior design, graphic design
Production Trades46machinist, machine shop assistant, tool and die tech, welding, precision production
Construction Trades45masonry, carpentry, electrician, property management, concrete finishing, plumbing
Education and Teaching34early childhood education, teacher aide
Beauty and Cosmetology27hair styling
Transportation26truck and bus driver
Therapy and Counseling23mental and social health services
Medical Administration20health unit coordinator, medical transcription
Liberal Arts15language translation, interdisciplinary studies
Real Estate and Construction Management14real estate
Office and Administration13administrative assistant, general office occupations
Hospitality13hospitality management
Cooking and Culinary Arts12restaurant and catering management, food prep and kitchen assistant
Media10graphic communications, printing equipment operation

Number of programs and degrees for Waukesha County Technical College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree51935
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years25322
Award of less than 1 academic year69021

Waukesha County Technical College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Waukesha County Technical College had a total enrollment of 7,419 students (3,690 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 84%
Black 6%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 2%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 13%
18-19 16%
20-21 15%
22-24 15%
25-29 12%
30-34 8%
35-39 6%
40-49 11%
50-64 5%
65+ 0%

Waukesha County Technical College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 61 %
Part-Time 52 %

Waukesha County Technical College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Pewaukee, Wisconsin for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Wisconsin Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Waukesha County Technical College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,217
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 18,122
Books and supplies $ 1,148

Financial Aid:
Waukesha County Technical College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 529400)

Waukesha County Technical College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year92$76,38298$78,716
All faculty totalacademic year92$76,38298$78,716

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Waukesha County Technical College Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Hair Styling/Stylist and Hair Design

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Financial Planning and Services
International Marketing
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Operations Management and Supervision
Retailing and Retail Operations

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Software and Media Applications, Other
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
Information Technology

Construction Trades
Building/Property Maintenance and Management
Concrete Finishing/Concrete Finisher
Plumbing Technology/Plumber

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Food Preparation/Professional Cooking/Kitchen Assistant
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager

Graphic Design
Interior Design

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering Technician
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Electromechanical Instrumentation/Maintenance Techs, Other
Manufacturing Technology/Technician
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD
Telecommunications Technology/Technician

Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Liberal Arts
Language Interpretation and Translation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology

Graphic Communications, General
Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production

Medical Administration
Health Unit Coordinator/Ward Clerk
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Precision Production, Other
Tool and Die Technology/Technician
Welding Technology/Welder

Real Estate And Construction Management
Real Estate

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

Therapy And Counseling
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other

Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation

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What Sets Waukesha County Technical College Apart:

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Number of students
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% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
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% of degrees in design
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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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