Tuition and Aid

WCTC delivers an incredible value, with tuition and fees priced thousands below most public and private colleges in the state. In fact, WCTC has the best return on investment of any Milwaukee area college/university, according to the Department of Education’s College Scorecard 2016/2017.

Cost of Attendance

Wisconsin Residents

  • $134.20 per credit
  • $4.50 minimum material fee per course
  • $8.05 per-credit activity fee for courses held at the Pewaukee campus
  • $10 minimum online course fee per credit
  • $6 per term mandatory student accident only insurance

Out-of-State Residents

  • $201.30 per credit
  • $4.50 minimum material fee per course
  • $8.05 per-credit activity fee for courses held at the Pewaukee campus
  • $10 minimum online course fee per credit
  • $6 per term mandatory student accident only insurance
  • Minnesota residents are exempt from out-of-state fees due to reciprocity agreement.
  • Call 262.691.5283 for information on out-of-state fees.

Learn about when and how to get a refund on a paid bill. If you're 62 or older, you're eligible for our senior discount on noncredit courses.

Payment Options

Payments can be made one of three ways:

  • Web Registration: MasterCard, Discover, VISA or electronic transfer from checking or savings account through Student Account Center (log in and select "My Account")
  • Operator-assisted Registration: MasterCard, Discover or VISA
  • Walk-in Registration: MasterCard, Discover, VISA, cash or check

Tuition and fees are due as follows:

  • Fall semester fees: Due August 15 or 15 days from date of registration (whichever is later)
  • Spring semester fees: Due January 15 or 15 days from date of registration (whichever is later)
  • Summer semester fees: Due 15 days from date of registration

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

Net Price Calculator

The Net Price Calculator is a tool that students can use to determine the cost to attend college – minus grant and scholarship monies – that includes tuition, fees, books, supplies and related costs. Use the Net Price Calculator and get an approximation of the cost of your education.