Western Technical College Trade Programs
Located in La Crosse, Wisconsin, Western Technical College is a public institution. The location of Western Technical College is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.
Western Technical College Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Western Technical College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
|#67||Best Associate Degree Trade Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#79||Best Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Western Technical College.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Western Technical College has earned from around the web.
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|#14||Best Mechanic & Repair Technologies Schools||College Factual|
|#14||Best Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Schools||College Factual|
Where Is Western Technical College?
Contact details for Western Technical College are given below.
|Address:||400 Seventh St. North, La Crosse, WI 54601|
Can I Afford Western Technical College?
|In State||Out of State|
|Books and Supplies||$1,940||$1,940|
|On Campus Room and Board||$6,972||$6,972|
|On Campus Other Expenses||$3,418||$3,418|
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 Western Technical College, approximately 49% of students took out student loans averaging $4,965 a year. That adds up to $19,860 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Western Technical College is 8.7%. 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.
Western Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 1,611 full-time undergraduates at Western Technical College, 50% are male and 50% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Western Technical College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||33|
|Hispanic or Latino||91|
Over 7 countries are represented at Western Technical College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, Canada, and Russia.
Online Learning at Western Technical College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Western Technical College has changed over the last few years.
Online Growth Rankings of Western Technical College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Western Technical College was 165.5%. This is the #245 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Western Technical College 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%.
Western Technical College Trade School Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*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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