MATC Promise Results


MATC Promise for High School

Highlights from the third year include:

  • 514 MATC Promise for New High School Graduates students since Fall 2016.
  • 65% of students have either completed their studies at MATC or transferred to four-year colleges.
  • Promise students have a persistence rate of 89%, 13 points higher than MATC’s overall population.
  • New partnership with Lakeland University provides a tuition-free path to a bachelor’s degree for economically disadvantaged students. Lakeland has a scholarship fund specifically for MATC Promise transfer students.

MATC Promise for Adults

Highlights for the first year include:

  • 3,330 potential students responded to Promise for Adults last academic year. 1,000 enrolled at MATC including 689 who met all program qualifications.
  • Adult Promise students persisted at a rate of 78% from Fall to Spring.
  • To remove additional barriers, MATC provided support for students to devise a path to loan recovery for those in default, and scholarships for degree completion for those who
    maximized their full Pell Grant eligibility.

More information
Contact Laura Bray, Executive Director at 414-297-6048 or

Mailing Address:
MATC Foundation, Inc.
700 West State Street, S214
Milwaukee, WI 53233

Phone: (414) 297-7687