Saturday – December 07, 2019
MATC is one of the most diverse colleges in Wisconsin and the Midwest – 53% of our students are students of color.
We serve students from diverse cultures and different educational backgrounds, including immigrants learning English, students who are the first in their family to attend college, and four-year degree graduates continuing their education.
Our diversity is a source of strength.
- American Indian/Alaskan Native - 0.8%
- Asian - 6.2%
- Black - 25.8%
- Hispanic - 18.2%
- Multi-Ethnic - 2.3%
- Pacific Islander 0.1%
- White - 38%
- No Response - 8.7%
(Data from 2017-18 academic year):
90% of MATC students enrolled in one or more courses
are part-time students (taking 24 or fewer credits over the year).
98% of graduates are very satisfied/satisfied with their MATC education (data from 2017-18 academic year)
MATC offers many services and course offerings to fit the needs and schedules of working students.
We serve a wide range of students — including many working adults — with an average age of 30 years old.
The percentage of students enrolled at MATC by type of program (data from 2017-18 academic year):
- Associate degree: 52%
- Four-year college/university transfer: 26%
- Basic skills: 12%
- Technical diploma: 9%
MATC provides a less expensive path to a bachelor's degree. The college has credit transfer agreements with more than 35 four-year colleges and universities, including guaranteed-admission agreements with the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, the University of Wisconsin-Parkside and Marquette University.
A list of the four-year college/university transfer agreements can be found at www.matc.edu/student/currentstudent/credittransfer/agreements.cfm
Hands-on, job-focused skills training also is a strong focus of MATC. Our graduates are vital to a strong local economy.
In addition, MATC provides:
- Skills training that can lead to earning a General Educational Development (GED) certificate or High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED)
- The only fully accredited Adult High School in the state
- English as a Second Language (ESL) courses for English language learners
Financial aid total:
10,723 students received a total of $57.8 million in financial aid (data from 2017-18 academic year)