Waukesha County Technical College

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Waukesha County Technical College
TypeState Technical College
President Kaylen Betzig
Students21,302 [1]
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Website http://www.wctc.edu

Waukesha County Technical College (also WCTC) is a technical (community) college in the Waukesha County area, in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The college has campuses in Waukesha and Pewaukee. It is a member of the 16 school Wisconsin Technical College System.

Community college type of educational institution

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Waukesha County, Wisconsin County in Wisconsin, United States

Waukesha County is a county in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of the 2010 census, the population was 389,891, making it the third-most populous county in Wisconsin. Its county seat is Waukesha.

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WCTC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Educational accreditation

The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA), also known as the North Central Association, was a membership organization, consisting of colleges, universities, and schools in 19 U.S. states engaged in educational accreditation. It was one of six regional accreditation bodies in the U.S. and its Higher Learning Commission was recognized by the United States Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) as a regional accreditor for higher education institutions.

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