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Western Wisconsin Technical College Tuition & Cost

La Crosse, Wisconsin

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Wisconsin Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Western Technical College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,976
Other Fees$338
Room and Board $6,788
Other Expenses Budget$3,496
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for Western Technical College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,976
Other Fees$338
Room and Board $6,788
Other Expenses Budget$3,496

Residents of Wisconsin pay an annual total price of $16,760 to attend Western Technical College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $4,162 for tuition, $6,788 room and board, $1,976 for books and supplies and $338 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $18,844 which is 12.4% higher than Wisconsin residents. The tuition charge is $6,246 while room and board is $6,788, books and supplies are $1,976 and other fees come in at $338.

All price data is sourced from the 2020/2021 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Western Technical College when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
Net Price by Income Western Technical College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$7,743
$30,001 to $48,000$7,768
$48,001 to $75,000$10,884
$75,001 to $110,000$13,616

The average reported annual net price for Western Technical College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $9,188 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

77% of full-time undergrad Western Technical College received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $5,215 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 49% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,769 and 1% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $7,092.

Finanical Aid Western Technical College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $5,215 77%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $1,688 26%
Pell Grants $4,859 46%
Other Federal Grants $922 3%
State and Local Grants $1,104 40%
Federal Student Loans $4,769 49%
Other Student Loans $7,092 1%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Western Technical College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $14,616. The loan balance of $14,616 is a two year multiple of the $7,308 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $139 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $14,616
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $139.45
Total Interest Paid $2,118.33
Sum of All Loan Payments $16,734.33

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
Year Wisconsin Residents Non Residents
1 $16,760 $18,844
2 $17,386 $19,548

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Western Technical College to be $33,520 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 3.7% annual increase over the next 2 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Western Technical College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Wisconsin Residents $139 $417 $556
Out of State Residents $208 $624 $832

Estimated cost for a class at Western Technical College based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Western Technical College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Western Technical College Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=240170 IPEDS survey data for Western Technical College.