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Fast Facts about WITC  Fast Facts about WITC

History: WITC's history dates back to 1972 with the creation of the Wisconsin Indianhead Vocational, Technical and Adult Education District. The Superior campus of WITC has been around longer than almost any other technical college in Wisconsin. It was founded in 1912 as the Industrial, Commercial, Continuing Evening School.

Name: A name change occurred in 1987 when Wisconsin Indianhead Vocational, Technical and Adult Education District became Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College. WITC offers career-focused associate degree programs, technical diplomas, short-term certificates, customized training, and a wide array of courses for personal or career enrichment.

Locations: Serving Northwest Wisconsin with campuses in Ashland, New Richmond, Rice Lake and Superior, outreach centers in Hayward and Ladysmith, and the Washburn County Learning Center in Spooner.

Enrollment: Credit: 7,715
Noncredit: 17,387
 
Graduate Placement: 91 percent of WITC students are employed within six months of graduating.
 
Career Programs: 53 programs (associate degrees and technical diplomas) Seven programs unique to Wisconsin.
 
Course Offerings: 3801 credit course offerings
2,861 noncredit course offerings
 
Faculty: Full time: 170
Part time: 633

Accreditation: Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College, a technical college in the Wisconsin Technical College System, is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. WITC is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.  

Success: Each year, WITC surveys graduates to find out how well their degree or diploma prepared them for their career. The results reveal an impressive record of academic excellence and valuable career perspective. The trend continues as WITC has recently released the results from its 2012-2013 Graduate Follow-up Survey.

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