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Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College

Shell Lake, WI

At A Glance

Main Address

505 Pine Ridge Dr

Shell Lake, WI 54871-8727

Admission Office

505 Pine Ridge Drive

Shell Lake, WI 54871

(715) 468-2815

Fax : (715) 468-2819

Contact : Laura Sullivan

Director of Enrollment

Type of School



technical college

2-year school


Regionally Accredited

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Code: 1580

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 3,436

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 1,565

In-State Tuition : $4,500.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $6,668.00

School Calendar


Degrees Available





Small Town (2,500-10k)


Commuter campus

Other Characteristics

Five campuses and three outreach centers covering an 11 county area.



Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : --


SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : --

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : Apr 15

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : Sep 1

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Diploma, Associate degrees

Accreditation and Associations

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Regionally Accredited

Most Popular Majors

Health Professions : 44.0%
Business/Marketing : 23.0%
Computer and Information Sciences : 12.0%
Family and Consumer Sciences : 8.0%
Security and Protective Services : 6.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Agriculture & Related Sciences
Agricultural Power Machinery Operation C
Agricultural Production Operations, General C
Dairy Husbandry and Production C
Farm/Farm and Ranch Management C

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting A C
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping C
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General A C
Banking and Financial Support Services C
Business Administration and Management, General A
Customer Service Support/Call Center/Teleservice Operation C
Finance, General A
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General A
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management A C
Office Management and Supervision A C
Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations C

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer Programming/Programmer, General A
Computer Support specialist A
Computer and Information Sciences, General A C
Information Technology A

Construction Trades
Carpentry/Carpenter C

Early Childhood Education and Teaching A

Engineering Technologies/Technicians
Architectural Engineering Technologies/Technicians A
Automation Engineer Technology/Technician A C
Computer/Computer Systems Technology/Technician A

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
Child Care Provider/Assistant C
Child Care and Support Services Management A
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management C

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Dental Assisting/Assistant C
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) A C
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician A
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary A
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder C
Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller C
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist C
Medical Reception/Receptionist C
Medical/Clinical Assistant C
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide C
Occupational Therapist Assistant A
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant C
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician A
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse A
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling C

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician C
Communications Systems Installation and Repair Technology/Technician C
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician C
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology/Technician C
Marine Maintenance/Fitter and Ship Repair Technology/Technician C
Small Engine Mechanics and Repair Technology/Technician C

Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Gerontology A C
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General A

Personal & Culinary Services
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General C

Precision Production
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant C
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist C
Welding Technology/Welder C

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Police Science C
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies A

Transportation & Materials Moving
Construction/Heavy Equipment/Earthmoving Equipment Operation C
Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor C

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Accelerated Program

Double Major


Cooperative Education


Dual Enrollment of High School Students

English as a Second Language (ESL)

External Degree Program

Independent Study

Liberal Arts/Career Combination

Student-Designed Major

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Extended Class Availability

Saturday Classes

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Distance Learning

Computer Services

780 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Libraries, Student Center

Wireless network available

Computer repair service available on campus

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Medium-sized

Small Town


Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 3,436

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 1,565

Degree-seeking undergrads : 2,627

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

All students average age : 28

Full time students average age : 26

In state students : 92.0%

Out of state students : 8.0%

Part Time students : 60.0%

Percentage of males : 35.0%

Percentage of females : 65.0%


Two or more races : 2.0%

American Indian/Alaskan Native : 3.0%

Black African American : 1.0%

Asian : 1.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 1.0%

White : 90.0%

Housing Options

Apartments For Single Students

Additional Housing Options

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

Counseling And Wellness

Career counseling

Employment services for undergraduates

Health services

Personal counseling

Economically disadvantaged students services

Financial aid counseling

Minority students services

Placement services for graduates

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Veteran's counselor

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Wheelchair Accessibility

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Comprehensive services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Pre-admission summer program

Reduced course load

Remedial instruction


Writing center

Study skills assistance


Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries


Choral Groups


Concert Band


Dance Activity




Film Society




Government or Political Activity


International Student Organization


Jazz Band


Literary Magazine


Marching Band


Model United Nations


Music Ensembles


Musical Theater




Pep Band


Radio Station




Student Newspaper


Symphony Orchestra


Television Station






General Applying Information

Application Fee: $30.00

Application fee notes: Paper/Online

Application Fee Waiver Available: No

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --

Offered place on waitlist : 128

Number accepting place : 5

Accepted from list : 5

Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

SAT score use policy

Highest Section Scores Across Test Dates

Additional requirements for home-schooled students

Special requirements for home-schooled applicants:

(in addition to any polices listed)

Statement describing home school structure and mission

Transcript/record of courses and grades

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

Open admissions policy with exceptions. Some combination of minimum GPA/ACT Score or Placement Assessment are required for: Nursing - Associate Degree, Plumbing Apprentice, Carpentry Apprentice, University Transfer Degree - Associate of Science, University Transfer Degree - Associate of Arts, Medical Lab Technician, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Veterinary Technician, Dental Assistant, Health Information Technology, Medical Coding Specialist, Medical Assistant, Pharmacy Technician

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : No

High school Coursework

High School diploma required, GED accepted

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TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math


SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing


ACT Composite


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)


Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

College Mathematics




Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

% of scholarship / grants : 56.0%

% of loans / jobs : 44.0%

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : Apr 15

Respond By Date : Sep 1

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Terry Klein

Financial aid office phone : (715) 468-2815

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:


Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $152.80

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): $222.25

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Work Study Programs


For part-time students


Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

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For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: --

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: --

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: --

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: --

Admission Requirements (Required)

College Transcript(s)


Standardized Test Scores

Students who applied for transfer

Terms in which transfer students may enroll




Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman


Services for students transferring IN from another school



Services for students transferring OUT of this school

College fairs/transfer recruitment on campus

Special Requirements

Determined by availability in program core courses.

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: $30.00

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $6,668.00

Room & Board(on-campus): $7,636.00

Room & Board(off-campus): --

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $222.25

Financial Aid

International students eligible for non-need based aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: 60

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

International Student Adviser