Future Students: Apply Now

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Start An Application!

Future students can start an application online (see above) to begin an MATC degree or diploma program. 

Take a class - sign up to register!

If you want to take classes or start a certificate but are not interested in receiving an associate degree or technical diploma, sign up 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 2021 graduates, the MATC Promise will pay the tuition 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 priority application deadline is December 4, 2020.
The final application deadline is June 30, 2021. 


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 December 4, 2020.
The final application deadline is January 8, 2021.

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)


All students will complete a temperature check before entering and must wear a mask that covers their nose and mouth on campus. Please note that students may need to wait outdoors or 6 feet from the next student in line to maintain social distancing.


  • 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday
  • 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays
    Except where noted otherwise
Registration/Academic Advising - Get support at your Pathway office! Not sure of your Pathway? Use the Pathway locator tool.

  • Downtown Milwaukee Campus
    Business & Management; Community & Human Services; Manufacturing, Construction & Transportation; STEM: Main Building, Room M312
    Creative Arts, Design & Media; General Education: Foundation Hall, Room FH208
    Healthcare Pathway: H Building, Room H116
  • Mequon Campus Room A110
  • Oak Creek Campus Room A121
  • West Allis Campus Room 103

For more detailed information, including hours for libraries, tutoring/academic support, counseling, food service, bookstores, child care and more, visit matc.edu/fall.

Connect with us

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

Downtown Milwaukee Campus
700 West State Street
Room S115
Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Mequon Campus
5555 West Highland Road
Room A110
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Oak Creek Campus
6665 South Howell Avenue
Room A106
Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

West Allis Campus
1200 South 71st Street
Room 114
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.




Our graduates succeed

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