Future Students: Apply Now

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Start An Application!

Future students can start an application online (see above) or visit any MATC Welcome Center.

Take a class!

If you want to take classes but are not interested in receiving an associate degree or technical diploma, complete the simple application (see above).


Why do 30,000 students choose MATC?

170+ affordable, high-quality programs preparing you for a career in as little as 1-2 years

A less expensive path to a four-year degree through 35+ college and university partnersCost of College Step graphic

  • Hands-on learning led by instructors with industry experience
  • Small class sizes
  • Daytime, evening and online options
  • Accelerated course options
  • Active campus life including student groups, athletics and housing opportunities
  • Child care available to students

Already an MATC student?
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The MATC Promise: Free tuition for eligible students

High School Seniors

For eligible Class of 2020 graduates, the MATC Promise will pay the tuition and program course fees for up to 75 credits, after federal and state financial grant aid has been applied. The cost of books is not covered by the Promise program.
The application deadline is February 7, 2020.


The MATC Promise for Adults provides eligible students up to 75 credits of free tuition – after other scholarships and grants are applied – to complete an in-demand associate degree or technical diploma.
The priority application deadline is April 17, 2020.
The final application deadline is July 17, 2020.

For more information or to apply, visit matc.edu/promise

Choose your pathway

Our 170+ high-quality academic programs are organized into seven Academic and Career Pathways:

  • Business & Management
  • Community & Human Services
  • Creative Arts, Design & Media
  • General Education
  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing, Construction & Transportation
  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math)

Connect with us

Visit an MATC Welcome Center for in-person assistance!Map 2019 graphic

Downtown Milwaukee Campus
700 West State Street
Room S115
Monday - Thursday: 7:45 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday: 7:45 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Mequon Campus
5555 West Highland Road
Room A110

Oak Creek Campus
6665 South Howell Avenue
Room A106

West Allis Campus
1200 South 71st Street
Room 114




Our graduates succeed

  • Guaranteed transfer options: UW-Madison, UW-Milwaukee, Marquette and more
  • Our JOBshop connects graduates to careers