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.
||93 percent of WITC students are employed within
six months of graduating.
||57 programs (associate degrees and
technical diplomas) Seven programs unique to Wisconsin.
||3,551 credit course offerings
2,711 noncredit course offerings
||Full time: 391
Part time: 473
Accreditation: Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College, a technical college in the Wisconsin
Technical College System, is accredited by and a member of the Higher Learning Commission.
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
2015-2016 Graduate Follow-up Survey.