WITC named one of top two-year colleges
(10/3/13): On the heels of being designated by Washington
Monthly as the fourth best two-Year college in the country, Wisconsin Indianhead
Technical College has again received national ranking. Bankrate has named WITC
one of its top two-year public colleges in the U.S.
extremely pleased that Bankrate.com has recognized WITC as one of the
most affordable of all college options in the nation," said WITC President Bob
about a month ago, Washington Monthly Magazine ranked WITC the fourth best
two-year college in the nation with respect to student engagement and the
quality of WITCís programs. Our motto is 'learning first' and these two
rankings confirm that WITC is focused on both the quality and the cost of the
studentís experience. Iím incredibly proud of our staff and college leaders
that continue to aspire for excellence in serving our students."
According to the study, Bankrate ranked more than 900
two-year public colleges using six criteria: graduation rate; student retention
rate; student-faculty ratio; in-state tuition and fees; percentage of full-time,
first time undergrads getting financial aid; and the average amount of aid they
received from various sources. The data reflects full-time, first-time degree-
or certificate-seeking students who entered college in fall 2008.
WITC, ranked 17th, received high marks for retention rate,
the percentage of undergrads receiving financial aid, and the average amount of
grant aid received.
Bankrate.com and the Washington Monthly Magazine rankings provide
great information to prospective students as they consider their options in
becoming career-ready,Ē said Meyer.
Click here to see the entire Bankrate rankings.