Milwaukee Area Technical College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,304
1.75% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$9,371
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4.24%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
12,211
26.7% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
15.5%
153 Graduates

About

Milwaukee Area Technical College is a higher education institution located in Milwaukee County, WI. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Milwaukee Area Technical College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (145 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (110 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (110 degrees).

In 2022, 2,697 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Milwaukee Area Technical College. 56.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,134 degrees), 1.91 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (593 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Milwaukee Area Technical College is $4,304, which is $−3,808 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Milwaukee Area Technical College is $4,304, which is $−3,808 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,371.

In 2022, 73% of undergraduate students attending Milwaukee Area Technical College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 29% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$4,304
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Milwaukee Area Technical College was $4,304. The cost of tuition at Milwaukee Area Technical College is $−3,808 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$9,371
2022 Value
12%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Milwaukee Area Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,371. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Milwaukee Area Technical College grew by 12%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,865
Room and Board
$2,580
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Milwaukee Area Technical College was of $7,865 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 4.08% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,580. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.38% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

73%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
29%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

73% of undergraduate students at Milwaukee Area Technical College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 15.9% with respect to 2021, when 63% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
4.24%
2019 Default Rate
163
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Milwaukee Area Technical College was 4.24%, which represents 163 out of the 3841 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Milwaukee Area Technical College had a total enrollment of 12,211 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Milwaukee Area Technical College is 3,260 students and the part-time enrollment is 8,951. This means that 26.7% of students enrolled at Milwaukee Area Technical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Milwaukee Area Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 34% White, 28.9% Black or African American, 19.4% Hispanic or Latino, 5.54% Asian, 4.71% Two or More Races, 0.598% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0901% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Milwaukee Area Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (19.4%), followed by White Female (17.9%) and Black or African American Female (14.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

26.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Milwaukee Area Technical College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 12,211 students. The full-time enrollment at Milwaukee Area Technical College is 3,260 and the part-time enrollment is 8,951. This means that 26.7% of students enrolled at Milwaukee Area Technical College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

53%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Milwaukee Area Technical College was 53%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Milwaukee Area Technical College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    4,146 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    3,533 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    2,364 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Milwaukee Area Technical College is 34% White, 28.9% Black or African American, 19.4% Hispanic or Latino, 5.54% Asian, 4.71% Two or More Races, 0.598% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0901% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 770 students (6.31%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 369 more women than men received degrees from Milwaukee Area Technical College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Milwaukee Area Technical College is white (1,134 degrees awarded). There were 1.91 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (593 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Milwaukee Area Technical College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (145 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (110 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (110 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Milwaukee Area Technical College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (157 degrees awarded), Transportation (59 degrees), and Communication Technologies (26 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Milwaukee Area Technical College are Other managers (49,897 people), Construction managers (43,875 people), Software developers (35,729 people), Aircraft pilots & flight engineers (34,039 people), and Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (18,997 people).

The most specialized majors at Milwaukee Area Technical College in 2022 are Construction (157 degrees awarded), Transportation (59 degrees), Communication Technologies (26 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (176 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (117 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Milwaukee Area Technical College are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, Personal financial advisors, and Physician assistants

The most specialized majors at Milwaukee Area Technical College are Construction (157 degrees awarded), Transportation (59 degrees), Communication Technologies (26 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (176 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (117 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Milwaukee Area Technical College are Construction (103,446 people), Computer Systems Design (51,347 people), Air transportation (36,160 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (23,596 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (18,551 people).

The most specialized majors at Milwaukee Area Technical College are Construction (157 degrees awarded), Transportation (59 degrees), Communication Technologies (26 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (176 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (117 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Milwaukee Area Technical College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 145 degrees awarded
  2. 110 degrees awarded
  3. 110 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Milwaukee Area Technical College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 145 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,164
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,533
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,164 degrees were awarded to men at Milwaukee Area Technical College, which is 0.759 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,533).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 98 degrees were awarded to men at Milwaukee Area Technical College in Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic), which is 2.04 times more than the 48 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 200 degrees were awarded to men at Milwaukee Area Technical College in Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant, which is 8.7 times more than the 23 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

11%
100% Completion Time
17%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 11% of students graduating from Milwaukee Area Technical College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 17% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 23% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (27.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Milwaukee Area Technical College is Male and Asian (27.3% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 5.88% of graduates (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,134 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    593 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    510 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Milwaukee Area Technical College is white (1,134 degrees awarded). There were 1.91 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (593 degrees).

3.89% of degree recipients (105 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    569 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    565 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    433 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Milwaukee Area Technical College is white female (569 degrees awarded). There were 1.01 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (565 degrees).

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Operations

Milwaukee Area Technical College employs 512 Instructors. Most academics at Milwaukee Area Technical College are Female Instructor (278), and Male Instructor (234).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Milwaukee Area Technical College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 171 employees, Management, with 133 employees, and Service with 129 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$123M
2022 Salaries
0.446%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Milwaukee Area Technical College paid a median of $123M in salaries, a 0.446% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$50.6M
Instructional Salaries
512
Number of Employees

In 2022, Milwaukee Area Technical College paid a total of $50.6M to 512 employees working as instructors, which represents 41.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
512 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
171 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Milwaukee Area Technical College was Instructor with 512 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Milwaukee Area Technical College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 171 employees, Management with 133 employees, and Service with 129 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Milwaukee Area Technical College was Female Instructor with 278 employees, and Male Instructor with 234 employees.

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