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WCTC Tuition & Cost

Pewaukee, Wisconsin

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Wisconsin Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Waukesha County Technical College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,016
Other Fees$350
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $7,512
Other Expenses Budget$3,812
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for Waukesha County Technical College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,016
Other Fees$350
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $7,512
Other Expenses Budget$3,812

Residents of Wisconsin pay an annual total price of $17,856 to attend Waukesha County Technical College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $4,166 for tuition, $2,016 for books and supplies and $350 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $19,950 which is 11.7% higher than Wisconsin residents. The tuition charge is $6,260 while books and supplies are $2,016 and other fees come in at $350.

All price data is sourced from the 2019/2020 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.
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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Waukesha County Technical College when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2018/2019
Net Price by Income Waukesha County Technical College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$7,830
$30,001 to $48,000$8,190
$48,001 to $75,000$10,729
$75,001 to $110,000$12,367

The average reported annual net price for Waukesha County Technical College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $9,892 in 2018/2019. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

29% of full-time undergrad Waukesha County Technical College received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $3,927 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 24% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,201.

Finanical Aid Waukesha County Technical College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $3,927 29%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $1,175 10%
Pell Grants $4,071 19%
Other Federal Grants $467 5%
State and Local Grants $1,005 20%
Federal Student Loans $5,201 24%
Other Student Loans $10,000 0%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Waukesha County Technical College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $15,774. The loan balance of $15,774 is a two year multiple of the $7,887 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $151 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $15,774
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $150.50
Total Interest Paid $2,286.16
Sum of All Loan Payments $18,060.16

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
Year Wisconsin Residents Non Residents
1 $17,856 $19,950
2 $18,100 $20,222

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Waukesha County Technical College to be $35,712 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 1.4% annual increase over the next 2 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Waukesha County Technical College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Wisconsin Residents $137 $411 $548
Out of State Residents $205 $615 $820

Estimated cost for a class at Waukesha County Technical College based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Waukesha County Technical College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Waukesha County Technical College Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan No
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan No
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=240125 IPEDS survey data for Waukesha County Technical College.