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BestColleges.com Places WITC in Top Ten Rankings

(July 25, 2016) Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College received "top ten" rankings in two different categories on bestcolleges.com, a nationally recognized provider of college planning resources.

Nationally, WITC placed 9th in "Accredited Online Associate Degree Programs" and 6th in "Best two-year in Wisconsin." The website gathered data from over 7,500 colleges nationwide.

The top 10 best two-year colleges in Wisconsin are listed below:
1. Southwest Wisconsin Technical College
2. Nicolet Area Technical College
3. Lakeshore Technical College
4. College of Menominee Nation
5. Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College
6. Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College
7. Western Technical College
8. Fox Valley Technical College
9. University of Wisconsin Colleges
10. Blackhawk Technical College

The methodology behind the rankings is grounded in statistical data and a few consistently applied guiding principles. For the 2016 lists, they compiled information collected from IPEDS and the College Navigator, both of which are hosted on the National Center for Education Statistics platform. Ranking criteria changes slightly depending on whether they are listing associate, bachelor or graduate programs, and for the state page rankings. In all cases, the rankings measure a school's academic quality and affordability.

Bestcolleges.com mission seeks to empower students by providing the information needed to make informed higher education decisions. Through proprietary research, they build user-friendly guides and rankings that lead students of all ages on their personal path to a college degree. They are dedicated to helping students find the school that best meets their needs.

A nationally top-ranked college and a designated 2016 Military Friendly ® School, WITC serves the educational and career needs of more than 25,000 residents of Northwestern Wisconsin each year. With multiple campuses, WITC offers career-focused associate degree programs, technical diplomas, short-term certificates, customized business training, and a wide array of courses for personal or career enrichment. WITC is a member of Wisconsin Technical College System and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (www.ncahlc.org). For more information, call 800.243.WITC or visit witc.edu. WITC is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer and Educator.