How to Apply

We are excited you have decided Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College is the best choice for your education. With four start dates every semester and a summer term, WITC is always accepting applications so start the admissions process today!

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Get Admitted to WITC!

 

WITC Admissions Process
WITC Admissions Process

Get Admitted to WITC!

 


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Before You Apply
Before You Apply

Before You Apply

There's a few things you'll need to have prepared when you begin the application. 

  • Have a program and campus in mind that you want to apply to. 
  • Research costs, financial aid and scholarships
  • Find out if you can earn credit for what you already know with WITC's Credit for Prior Learning opportunities

 

Know which semester you want to start your education. You can apply: 

  • On or after October 1 for the following fall semester
  • On or after February 1 for the following spring semester
  • On or after July 1 for the following summer term

 

Gather your paperwork. You'll need the following:

  • Your social security number
  • Official high school and college transcripts
  • $30 application fee that is required for some programs

 

Apply online

WITC’s quick and simple online application is your place to start to become a WITC student.

Apply Online Now

Apply for Financial Aid

Seventy-five percent of WITC students use some type of financial aid including grants, loans and work study. 

Apply for Financial Aid

Contact An Advisor

Admissions advisors will guide you through the admissions process, answer your questions and set you up with a campus visit.

Ashland Advisor

Jennifer Bednarik

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 3195

Contact

Hayward Admissions Advisor

Kim Schultz

Admission Advisor

715.634.5167

Contact

Ladysmith Admissions Advisor

Hilary Peterson

Admission Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 5600

Contact

New Richmond Advisor

Jodi Saliny

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 4339

Contact

Rice Lake Campus Advisor

Sara Eckstein

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 5220

Contact

Superior Advisor

Cindy Miller

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 6243

Contact


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Apply Online
Apply Online

WITC’s quick and simple online application is your place to start to become a WITC student.

The application should take you approximately 15 minutes or less to complete.

Some programs require a $30 non-refundable application fee. The online application will let you know if the fee is required.

When you can apply depends on when you want to start: 

  • On or after October 1 for the following fall semester
  • On or after February 1 for the following spring semester
  • On or after July 1 for the following summer term

Note: Out-of-district applicants will be admitted in priority order for fall term after January 1 and for spring term after May 1  

 

Resources for completing the application

Find Your Program:

Determine what WITC program is best for you.

Preparing for College:

Determine if you are ready for college and get credit for prior learning.

Tuition Calculator:

Find out how much your education will cost and apply for aid if needed.

Apply online

WITC’s quick and simple online application is your place to start to become a WITC student.

Apply Online Now

Apply for Financial Aid

Seventy-five percent of WITC students use some type of financial aid including grants, loans and work study.

Apply for Financial Aid

Contact An Advisor

Admissions advisors will guide you through the admissions process, answer your questions and set you up with a campus visit.

Ashland Advisor

Jennifer Bednarik

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 3195

Contact

Hayward Admissions Advisor

Kim Schultz

Admission Advisor

715.634.5167

Contact

Ladysmith Admissions Advisor

Hilary Peterson

Admission Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 5600

Contact

New Richmond Advisor

Jodi Saliny

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 4339

Contact

Rice Lake Campus Advisor

Sara Eckstein

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 5220

Contact

Superior Advisor

Cindy Miller

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 6243

Contact


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Academic Admissions Requirements
Academic Admissions Requirements

Nearly all programs at WITC have no admission testing requirements. If your program is not listed below, your next step is to schedule your admissions meeting. 

If you are applying to one of the following programs, but you don't exactly meet one of the requirements, WITC's counselors will discuss options with you at your admissions meeting. Remember to bring any transcripts you have and/or to schedule a testing assessment prior to your admissions meeting and WITC will help you through your next steps. 

Programs with Academic Range Requirements

Students considering any of the following programs must take a placement assessment for admissions: 

  • Nursing - Associate Degree
  • Plumbing Apprentice
  • Carpentry Apprentice
  • University Transfer Degree - Associate of Science (Tailwinds)
  • University Transfer Degree - Associate of Arts (Tailwinds)

*Required assessment may be waived if you have an associate degree or higher or have previous ACCUPLACER ®/ACT scores.

Students considering any of the following programs:

  • Medical Lab Technician
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Veterinary Technician 

Must meet one of the following items:

  • Minimum high school GPA of 2.8
  • ACT score of 21
  • Minimum college GPA 2.2 (minimum 3 credits)
  • Associate or bachelor's degree
  • ACCUPLACER® scores
  • Additional measures may be considered as determined by the counselor

Students considering any of the following programs:

  • Dental Assistant
  • Health Information Technology
  • Medical Coding Specialist
  • Medical Assistant
  • Pharmacy Technician

Must meet one of the following items:

  • Minimum high school GPA of 2.1
  • ACT score of 18
  • Minimum college GPA 2.0 (minimum 3 credits)
  • Associate or bachelor's degree
  • ACCUPLACER® scores
  • Additional measures may be considered as determined by the counselor

The assessment may be waived if you have an associate degree or higher or have satisfactory scores that are less than five years old on a recent college entrance test such as ACCUPLACER or ACT. Official transcripts or test results required. Contact Student Services or more information or to schedule an assessment appointment. 

ACCUPLACER Testing

Applicable Programs and Tests

  • Nursing - Associate Degree
    • Sentence Skills
    • Reading Comprehension
    • Arithmetic
  • Plumbing Apprentice
    • Reading Comprehension
    • Arithmetic
    • Elementary Algebra
  • Carpentry Apprentice (ABC)
    • Sentence Skills
    • Reading Comprehension
    • Arithmetic

 

The ACCUPLACER assessment will cover: 

  • Sentence Skills
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Arithmetic
  • Elementary Algebra

The test is untimed, taken on a computer and takes approximately two hours to complete. 

Use the online resources listed below or head to the Academic Support Center where instructors can help you prep for your assessment. 

Need accommodations? 

Contact a WITC accommodations specialist

Accuplacer Study Resources

Classic Accuplacer Practice Tests:

Accuplacer Practice Assessments

University Transfer Degree Applicants

Meet with a WITC counselor and then take the Tailwind Placement Assessment in math and English. The tests are web-based and timed at 90 minutes each. The use of a non-graphing calculator will be provided.

Optional: 60-minute Foreign Language Assessment if you have one or more foreign language classes, take this for correct placement in your foreign language coursework. 

Tailwind Placement testing accommodations are coordinate through WITC. Please contact WITC's accommodations specialist if you have questions. 

Tailwind Testing

Applicable Programs and Tests

  • University Transfer Degree
    • Associate of Arts
    • Associate of Science

 

Tailwind Placement Practice Tests

Math Practice Test

English Practice Test

Other Resources

Check out other online resources. 


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Admissions Meeting
Admissions Meeting

Meet with a WITC counselor to review your program and any additional entrance requirements or forms and connect you with support services available to you. 

Schedule and Attend an Admissions Meeting

Going to college can be a little intimidating, so WITC wants to help you get off to a great start! The purpose of this 30-minute meeting is to connect you with all of the support services available at WITC to help you have a great college experience as a college student. 

To schedule your admissions meeting, call the Student Services office at a campus near you. This meeting can be conducted in person, by phone or via Skype. 

800.243.9482 ext.: 

Ashland: 3188

New Richmond: 4145

Rice Lake: 5045

Superior: 6271

What to bring your admissions meeting: 

If your program choice has admission requirements, make sure to bring your high school, college or military transcripts. 

Note: In most cases, unofficial transcripts are accepted; however, many of WITC's Allied Health and Public Safety programs require an official transcript for admission. Official transcripts are also required to award any transfer credit. If these situations apply to you, request your official transcripts be sent directly to WITC as soon as possible. 

Lastly, bring any documentation for outstanding checklist items that may be listed on your online application checklist dashboard. 

Ready to get started? 

WITC’s quick and simple online application is your place to start to become a WITC student.

Apply Online Now

Apply for Financial Aid

Seventy-five percent of WITC students use some type of financial aid including grants, loans and work study.

Apply for Financial Aid

Contact An Advisor

Admissions advisors will guide you through the admissions process, answer your questions and set you up with a campus visit.

Ashland Advisor

Jennifer Bednarik

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 3195

Contact

Hayward Admissions Advisor

Kim Schultz

Admission Advisor

715.634.5167

Contact

Ladysmith Admissions Advisor

Hilary Peterson

Admission Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 5600

Contact

New Richmond Advisor

Jodi Saliny

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 4339

Contact

Rice Lake Campus Advisor

Sara Eckstein

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 5220

Contact

Superior Advisor

Cindy Miller

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 6243

Contact


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  • Have a program and campus in mind that you want to apply to. 
  • Research costs, financial aid and scholarships
  • Find out if you can earn credit for what you already know with WITC's Credit for Prior Learning opportunities

 

Know which semester you want to start your education. You can apply: 

  • On or after October 1 for the following fall semester
  • On or after February 1 for the following spring semester
  • On or after July 1 for the following summer term

 

Gather your paperwork. You'll need the following:

  • Your social security number
  • Official high school and college transcripts
  • $30 application fee that is required for some programs

 

Apply online

WITC’s quick and simple online application is your place to start to become a WITC student.

Apply Online Now

Apply for Financial Aid

Seventy-five percent of WITC students use some type of financial aid including grants, loans and work study. 

Apply for Financial Aid

Contact An Advisor

Admissions advisors will guide you through the admissions process, answer your questions and set you up with a campus visit.

Ashland Advisor

Jennifer Bednarik

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 3195

Contact

Hayward Admissions Advisor

Kim Schultz

Admission Advisor

715.634.5167

Contact

Ladysmith Admissions Advisor

Hilary Peterson

Admission Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 5600

Contact

New Richmond Advisor

Jodi Saliny

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 4339

Contact

Rice Lake Campus Advisor

Sara Eckstein

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 5220

Contact

Superior Advisor

Cindy Miller

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 6243

Contact


Close

The application should take you approximately 15 minutes or less to complete.

Some programs require a $30 non-refundable application fee. The online application will let you know if the fee is required.

When you can apply depends on when you want to start: 

  • On or after October 1 for the following fall semester
  • On or after February 1 for the following spring semester
  • On or after July 1 for the following summer term

Note: Out-of-district applicants will be admitted in priority order for fall term after January 1 and for spring term after May 1  

 

Resources for completing the application

Find Your Program:

Determine what WITC program is best for you.

Preparing for College:

Determine if you are ready for college and get credit for prior learning.

Tuition Calculator:

Find out how much your education will cost and apply for aid if needed.

Apply online

WITC’s quick and simple online application is your place to start to become a WITC student.

Apply Online Now

Apply for Financial Aid

Seventy-five percent of WITC students use some type of financial aid including grants, loans and work study.

Apply for Financial Aid

Contact An Advisor

Admissions advisors will guide you through the admissions process, answer your questions and set you up with a campus visit.

Ashland Advisor

Jennifer Bednarik

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 3195

Contact

Hayward Admissions Advisor

Kim Schultz

Admission Advisor

715.634.5167

Contact

Ladysmith Admissions Advisor

Hilary Peterson

Admission Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 5600

Contact

New Richmond Advisor

Jodi Saliny

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 4339

Contact

Rice Lake Campus Advisor

Sara Eckstein

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 5220

Contact

Superior Advisor

Cindy Miller

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 6243

Contact


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If you are applying to one of the following programs, but you don't exactly meet one of the requirements, WITC's counselors will discuss options with you at your admissions meeting. Remember to bring any transcripts you have and/or to schedule a testing assessment prior to your admissions meeting and WITC will help you through your next steps. 

Programs with Academic Range Requirements

Students considering any of the following programs must take a placement assessment for admissions: 

  • Nursing - Associate Degree
  • Plumbing Apprentice
  • Carpentry Apprentice
  • University Transfer Degree - Associate of Science (Tailwinds)
  • University Transfer Degree - Associate of Arts (Tailwinds)

*Required assessment may be waived if you have an associate degree or higher or have previous ACCUPLACER ®/ACT scores.

Students considering any of the following programs:

  • Medical Lab Technician
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Veterinary Technician 

Must meet one of the following items:

  • Minimum high school GPA of 2.8
  • ACT score of 21
  • Minimum college GPA 2.2 (minimum 3 credits)
  • Associate or bachelor's degree
  • ACCUPLACER® scores
  • Additional measures may be considered as determined by the counselor

Students considering any of the following programs:

  • Dental Assistant
  • Health Information Technology
  • Medical Coding Specialist
  • Medical Assistant
  • Pharmacy Technician

Must meet one of the following items:

  • Minimum high school GPA of 2.1
  • ACT score of 18
  • Minimum college GPA 2.0 (minimum 3 credits)
  • Associate or bachelor's degree
  • ACCUPLACER® scores
  • Additional measures may be considered as determined by the counselor

The assessment may be waived if you have an associate degree or higher or have satisfactory scores that are less than five years old on a recent college entrance test such as ACCUPLACER or ACT. Official transcripts or test results required. Contact Student Services or more information or to schedule an assessment appointment. 

ACCUPLACER Testing

Applicable Programs and Tests

  • Nursing - Associate Degree
    • Sentence Skills
    • Reading Comprehension
    • Arithmetic
  • Plumbing Apprentice
    • Reading Comprehension
    • Arithmetic
    • Elementary Algebra
  • Carpentry Apprentice (ABC)
    • Sentence Skills
    • Reading Comprehension
    • Arithmetic

 

The ACCUPLACER assessment will cover: 

  • Sentence Skills
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Arithmetic
  • Elementary Algebra

The test is untimed, taken on a computer and takes approximately two hours to complete. 

Use the online resources listed below or head to the Academic Support Center where instructors can help you prep for your assessment. 

Need accommodations? 

Contact a WITC accommodations specialist

Accuplacer Study Resources

Classic Accuplacer Practice Tests:

Accuplacer Practice Assessments

University Transfer Degree Applicants

Meet with a WITC counselor and then take the Tailwind Placement Assessment in math and English. The tests are web-based and timed at 90 minutes each. The use of a non-graphing calculator will be provided.

Optional: 60-minute Foreign Language Assessment if you have one or more foreign language classes, take this for correct placement in your foreign language coursework. 

Tailwind Placement testing accommodations are coordinate through WITC. Please contact WITC's accommodations specialist if you have questions. 

Tailwind Testing

Applicable Programs and Tests

  • University Transfer Degree
    • Associate of Arts
    • Associate of Science

 

Tailwind Placement Practice Tests

Math Practice Test

English Practice Test

Other Resources

Check out other online resources. 


Close

Schedule and Attend an Admissions Meeting

Going to college can be a little intimidating, so WITC wants to help you get off to a great start! The purpose of this 30-minute meeting is to connect you with all of the support services available at WITC to help you have a great college experience as a college student. 

To schedule your admissions meeting, call the Student Services office at a campus near you. This meeting can be conducted in person, by phone or via Skype. 

800.243.9482 ext.: 

Ashland: 3188

New Richmond: 4145

Rice Lake: 5045

Superior: 6271

What to bring your admissions meeting: 

If your program choice has admission requirements, make sure to bring your high school, college or military transcripts. 

Note: In most cases, unofficial transcripts are accepted; however, many of WITC's Allied Health and Public Safety programs require an official transcript for admission. Official transcripts are also required to award any transfer credit. If these situations apply to you, request your official transcripts be sent directly to WITC as soon as possible. 

Lastly, bring any documentation for outstanding checklist items that may be listed on your online application checklist dashboard. 

Ready to get started? 

WITC’s quick and simple online application is your place to start to become a WITC student.

Apply Online Now

Apply for Financial Aid

Seventy-five percent of WITC students use some type of financial aid including grants, loans and work study.

Apply for Financial Aid

Contact An Advisor

Admissions advisors will guide you through the admissions process, answer your questions and set you up with a campus visit.

Ashland Advisor

Jennifer Bednarik

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 3195

Contact

Hayward Admissions Advisor

Kim Schultz

Admission Advisor

715.634.5167

Contact

Ladysmith Admissions Advisor

Hilary Peterson

Admission Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 5600

Contact

New Richmond Advisor

Jodi Saliny

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 4339

Contact

Rice Lake Campus Advisor

Sara Eckstein

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 5220

Contact

Superior Advisor

Cindy Miller

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 6243

Contact


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What to Expect After You're Admitted

Finish any additional requirements.

Some programs have additional requirements after you're admitted. See additional requirements on your program's web page. 

Log into MyCampus (student portal) and find details on the following:

  • Explore your student email and Blackboard, MyWITC and more.

  • Register for your classes.

  • Pay or make sure you've completed your financial aid or tuition deferment. 

  • Buy your books.

Log into MyCampus

New Student Orientation

Complete orientation online or in person. 

Find Details

 

Contact

Choose a campus to view contact information, or for general assistance, please contact us.

Rice Lake Admissions Contact

Sara Eckstein

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 5220

Contact

Ashland Admissions Contact

Jennifer Bednarik

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 3195

Contact

New Richmond Admissions Contact

Jodi Saliny

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 4339

Contact

Superior Admissions Contact

Cindy Miller

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 6243

Contact

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