The Alternative to Crushing Debt


You belong at MATC — with all the other smart Milwaukeeans who aren’t paying $50,000 a year for college. Whether you’re looking for an affordable path to a four-year school, an associate degree, a whole new career or a chance to update your skills, you belong here.

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Future Student


Are you: Graduating high school? A working adult looking to make a change? Looking to take a class, learn English or finish high school? Start here!




We help drive the region’s economy: 87% of MATC graduates work in the Milwaukee area and the college provides custom training to meet employer needs.

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A Current Student

Resources you need to succeed

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A Future Student

Earn a degree, take a class, learn English or finish H.S.

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Family and Counselors

Help your student succeed with an MATC education

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An Alumna/ Alumnus

Graduates: Connect with the college

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A Military/ Veteran Student

Serving those who serve us

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A Community Member

Learn how MATC transforms lives, industry and community


An Employer

Shape our programs, hire our grads and build your pipeline



MATC is offering online and limited in-person classes right now. Earn a high-quality, affordable degree and land a high-paying job right away -- or complete your first two years of college and finish at a four-year university. We’re open in-person and virtually and ready to help you answer your questions, connect with you in a virtual visit or apply! 

MATC offers 170+ degree, diploma and certificate programs with industry-experienced instructors who make sure you’re ready to work on day one. We also connect you to 35+ four-year transfer partners, including our guaranteed admission agreements with Marquette University, UW-Madison, UW-Milwaukee and UW-Parkside.




MATC's new Academic and Career Pathways are designed to put you on the path to success: graduation and a career, transferring to a four-year university or both. Choose the Pathway that fits your passion -- or let us help you explore careers that match your skills, interests and experience.

Megan Cary

Stories of Impact


Having people like Megan Cary (at MATC) to support you and go the extra mile to do everything you need to succeed, it's just amazing.

Limary Soto

MATC alumna


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MATC, Carthage, UWM and UW-Parkside Commit to National “Moon Shot for Equity” Aimed at Ending Equity Gaps in Higher Education by 2030

Milwaukee Area Technical College, Carthage College, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and the Universit...

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Chris Abele Donates $500,000 and Anonymous Alumnus Gives $125,000 to Support MATC’s Free-Tuition Promise Programs

Philanthropist and former Milwaukee County executive Chris Abele donated $500,000 in September to the Milwa...

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MATC Launches Access to Four-Year Degrees on Campus with Lakeland University As First Partner

Milwaukee Area Technical College students can now pursue a Lakeland University bachelor's degree at al...

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MATC Waives Application Fee as Many Face Financial Challenges

In response to financial challenges due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Milwaukee Area Technical Co...

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Priority Registration for MATC Program Students Who Are Military Veterans

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Downtown Milwaukee

Learn in the heart of it all -- in an exciting neighborhood next to the Fiserv Forum, the new Deer District and the Brewery -- complete with college housing options.

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Experience a traditional campus feel complete with a walking path located in the region’s North Shore suburbs and offering housing options at nearby Concordia University.

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Oak Creek

Connect to a campus setting in this fast-growing part of the region, conveniently located near I-94/I-41 and Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport.

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West Allis

Study in a central location close to I-94 and the region’s western and southwestern suburbs, just minutes from the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center.

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