For Family & Counselors

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MATC knows that as family members and counselors, you're helping people make incredibly important decisions about choosing a college. We invite you to learn more and explore the additional information below.


Learn why 30,000 choose Milwaukee Area Technical College each year.

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Have questions? An MATC recruiter will get in touch with you within one business day!

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Interested in getting a tour for a student — or scheduling a group tour? 

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Ready to help a student start an application now? 


MATC Promise

The MATC Promise means free tuition for eligible students. 

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Important Dates and Deadlines

Important dates and deadlines are availble to help students stay on track for success. 

Cost & Aid Deadlines

Privacy of Student Records

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (referred to as the “Buckley Amendment” or “FERPA”) is designed to protect the confidentiality of the records that educational institutions like MATC maintain on their students, and to give students access to their records to ensure the accuracy of their contents. The Act affords your student certain rights with respect to their education, including their grades.

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Characteristics of a Successful Student

The faculty and staff at MATC want your student to be successful while at the college. MATC values student success, accountability, collaboration, customer focus, diversity, excellence, innovation and integrity. We have found there are several characteristics that lead to success that you can encourage in your student.

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Transitioning to College

Each student that goes to college finds her or his own way to adjust to the new surroundings. College represents freedom, eagerness and anticipation of new experiences. College can also represent some nervousness and anxiety. Students are shifting from a familiar environment to a new, different and unfamiliar environment with different expectations.

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Common Terms in Higher Ed

Colleges and universities have terms that sometimes are unfamiliar to people new to the school. Learn more are some words and phrases commonly used at MATC.

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