For Future Students

FUTURE STUDENTS

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WHY MATC?

More than 30,000 students choose Milwaukee Area Technical College to connect to a career in as little as one to two years or to take a less-expensive path to a four-year degree through 35+ college and university partners. We offer:

  • 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

Read more about why students choose MATC.

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS BY PATHWAY

Learn more about our 170+ affordable programs grouped into Academic and Career Pathways. The Pathways are designed to put you on the path to success: graduation and a career, transferring to a four-year university or both. 

Choose the Pathway that fits your passion – or let us help you explore careers that match your skills, interests and experience. 

THE MATC PROMISE 

The MATC Promise means free tuition for eligible students, both for new high school graduates and for adults who started college but did not complete a degree. Learn more and apply.

FINANCIAL AID 

The MATC Financial Aid office assists students by awarding financial aid to help pay education-related expenses. Financial aid is available from federal, state and private resources. 

READY TO APPLY TO START A DEGREE OR DIPLOMA?

To start a degree or diploma program, start your application online now or visit any MATC Welcome Center.

TAKE A CLASS – OR START A CERTIFICATE

If you simply want to take a single class – or start a shorter certificate program – start here. To check out available classes, visit INFOnline

FINISH HIGH SCHOOL

MATC offers three options – Adult High School, GED and HSED – to meet your needs. 

LEARN ENGLISH

MATC offers English as a Second Language (ESL) opportunities.