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Located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Milwaukee Area Technical College is a public institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

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Milwaukee Area 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 MATC.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#2 Most Popular Online Computer Systems Networking Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Best Value Computer Systems Networking Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Best Computer Systems Networking Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#15 Most Popular Computer Systems Networking Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#20 Most Popular Computer Programming Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#22 Best Value Computer Programming Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#52 Most Popular Information Technology Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards MATC has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#1 Best Computer Game Programming Associate Degree Schools College Factual
#6 Best Computer Support Specialist Schools College Factual
#26 Best Information Technology Associate Degree Schools College Factual
#31 Best Computer Programming Schools College Factual
#35 Best Value Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences College Factual
#60 Best Computer & Information Sciences Associate Degree Schools College Factual

Where Is Milwaukee Area Technical College?

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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

Since Milwaukee Area 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 Milwaukee Area Technical College?

37% Take Out Loans
19.4% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At MATC, approximately 37% of students took out student loans averaging $5,172 a year. That adds up to $20,688 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at MATC is 19.4%. 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

3,616 Full-Time Undergraduates
54% Women
57% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 12,618 undergraduate students at MATC, with 3,616 being full-time and 9,002 being part-time.

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Gender Diversity

Of the 3,616 full-time undergraduates at MATC, 46% are male and 54% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 248
Black or African American 887
Hispanic or Latino 726
White 1,406
International Students 31
Other Races/Ethnicities 318

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

8,358 Took All Classes Online
10,611 Took At Least One Class Online
133.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 10,611 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 3rd most popular in Wisconsin for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Growth Rankings of MATC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Milwaukee Area Technical College was 133.0%. This is the #270 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at MATC regardless of major.

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

Major Growth Rate Rank
Computer Systems Networking #12
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications #12

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 Computer Science Concentrations

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

Major TOTAL
App Specific Computer Programming 0
Computer Game Programming 0
General Computer Programming 0
Web & Multimedia Design 0
Information Systems 0
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 0
Computer & IS Security 0
Computer Support Specialist 0
Network & System Administration/Administrator 0
Web/Multimedia Management & Webmaster 0
TOTAL 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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