From Underdog to Unrivaled

WCTC is embarking on an exciting journey of transformation. We are venturing into uncharted territory, boldly challenging technical college norms to create an entirely new learning experience.

Our aim is to revolutionize education while driving positive change in the communities we serve in Southeast Wisconsin and beyond.

This is the future of higher ed. Join us.


What's New at WCTC?

Since 1923, WCTC has been embracing the latest technologies and crafting transformative learning experiences tailored to the careers of tomorrow. Today, we're keeping our eyes on the horizon as we continue to innovate.

Wisconsin's First Comprehensive AI Training

WCTC is proud to host a comprehensive suite of educational opportunities in artificial intelligence. This emerging fields holds immense potential to revolutionize our daily lives and reshape the business landscape. Take part in Intro to AI seminars, two short-term certificate programs and a full associate degree program. a new WCTC Applied AI Lab is slated to open on campus later this year.

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New Spaces on Campus

We're committed to providing cutting-edge facilities designed to prepare our students for success in today's rapidly evolving industries. Step into our newly updated, state-of-the-art spaces in areas like kitchen and bath design, aesthetics, esports and more!

Sherry Drinan
"I went through my entire Nursing school career waging the cancer battle. If given the opportunity to do it all over again, I would choose WCTC
again - without a doubt."
Sherry Drinan, Nursing '23

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Many students feel lost in large lecture halls and learn better in small classes with individualized attention. WCTC’s average class size is approximately 16 students, so your instructors will get to know you well and help you achieve your personal goals.

All of WCTC’s instructors are qualified to teach in their area of instruction, with industry-recognized degrees and occupational experience in their area of instruction.

Our students learn on the most advanced technology available in their fields, from world-class IT networking labs to our state-of-the-art Robotics and Human Patient Simulation labs.

Incoming students can earn significant credit through their school, work and life experiences. WCTC also offers numerous transfer agreements with four-year colleges and universities for those interested in continuing their education.

Rather than simply memorizing theory, you’ll apply what you learn through hands-on projects. This applied approach helps reinforce concepts and keep you interested and motivated.

WCTC students complete internships at more than 100 different companies, allowing them to gain relevant work experience while earning college credit. More than 60 percent are hired by their employer upon completing their internship.

Employers consistently hire WCTC grads because they know they have the skills to immediately contribute. More than 1,400 business leaders serve on WCTC advisory committees, ensuring that what we teach in the classroom reflects the latest industry trends.

Beyond the Horizon

Waukesha County Technical College stands at the forefront of a new era in higher education. Surrounded by a rapidly-changing landscape, we’re forging ahead while keeping our eyes on the horizon.

At the precipice of a new educational frontier, WCTC recognizes the importance of being proactive, agile and forward-thinking in order to meet the diverse needs of learners in the 21st century. We invite our students, faculty, staff, and the entire WCTC community to join us in transforming the future of higher education.

Horizon Statement

To be the modern comprehensive regional college that ignites people to thrive in a changing world.

WCTC College Center

Aims for the Modern College

Shape the Future

Shape the Future of Higher Education

Transform WCTC to meet the needs of the 21st century.

Thriving Academic Mission

Thriving Academic Mission

Deliver an unparalleled education in a rapidly changing world.

Cultivate Inclusive Experiences

Cultivate Inclusive Experiences

Foster an environment where people reach their full potential.

Vital Collaborative Alliances

Vital Collaborative Alliances

Ensure successful partnerships and community prosperity.

Premier Regional Hub

Premier Regional Hub

Evolve into a vibrant, multifaceted heart of the community

Sleek, Simple, Intuitive

Sleek, Simple, Intuitive

Streamline all college functions.


Ready to Try Something New?

If packed lecture halls and soaring tuition rates are your thing, you definitely won't find them here. At WCTC, our priority is getting you the real-world, hands-on skills you need to build the career of your dreams. Join us!