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WCTC delivers an incredible value, with tuition and fees priced thousands below most public and private colleges in the state. Explore convenient payment options and learn more about the different types of aid that can help make your WCTC education even more affordable.

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Cost of Attendance

Tuition Rates Wisconsin Residents Out-of-State Residents
Standard WCTC Courses $149.50 per credit $224.25 per credit (in person)
$159.50 per credit (online)
Associate of Arts or
Associate of Science Courses
$188.90 per credit $283.35 per credit (in person)
$198.90 per credit (online)

Student Fees

Minnesota residents are exempt from out-of-state fees. Call 262.691.5283 for more information on out-of-state fees.

Payment and Cost Information

Payment Options

  • Online: MasterCard, Discover, VISA, American Express or electronic transfer from checking or savings account through myWCTC (log in and select "Pay My Bill")
  • In-person: Cash, check or money order; self-service online credit card payment available on all campus computers
  • By mail: Mail check payments to:
    WCTC Student Accounts
    800 Main Street, Pewaukee, WI 53072-4696

Payment Due Dates

  • Fall semester: August 15
  • Spring semester: January 15
  • Summer semester: May 15
  • For registrations on or after the tuition due date, payment is due within two weeks of registration.
  • Balance is deferred for students using awarded financial aid funds to pay their bill.

Payment plans are available via myWCTCaccount. For payment plan questions, call 262.691.5283 or email

Payment Plans

Payment plans allow you to break down your balance into smaller payments throughout the semester. Payment due dates vary by plan and may be set up to withdraw automatically from your checking/savings account or credit card.

  • Plans are available for current semester fees only.
  • A $30 enrollment fee applies for each semester you enroll.
  • To maximize your number of payments, enroll before the semester begins.
  • All plan options require your current semester balance to be paid in full before the next semester begins.

Plan Examples:

  • Pay half of your balance up front and the remaining balance mid-semester
  • Pay once a month with a payment due date of either mid-month or end of month
  • Pay every other week

Use the "Pay My Bill" card on myWCTC to select a plan that works for you. For payment plan questions, call 262.691.5283 or email

Net Price Calculator

This calculator is intended to provide estimated net price information. The estimated cost of attendance - including tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, and other related expenses) to current and prospective students and their families based on what similar students paid in a previous year.

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