Moraine Park Technical College: Narrative Description

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235 North National Ave, PO Box 1940
Fond du Lac, WI 54936-1940
Tel: (920)922-8611
Admissions: (920)929-2126
Fax: (920)924-2471
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State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Wisconsin Technical College System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1967. Setting: 40-acre small town campus with easy access to Milwaukee. Endowment: $21,500. Educational spending 2003-04: $2926 per student. Total enrollment: 7,277. 1,606 applied, 100% were admitted. Full-time: 1,354 students, 52% women, 48% men. Part-time: 5,923 students, 52% women, 48% men. Students come from 5 states and territories, 1% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 5% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 51% 25 or older, 0.4% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: electronic application, deferred admission. Required: interview, ACT ASSET, ACCUPLACER. Recommended: high school transcript. Required for some: ACT. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $30. State resident tuition: $2280 full-time, $76 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $16,923 full-time, $564.10 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $114 full-time, $3.80 per credit part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Social organizations: 24 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Programming Board, student government, Corrections Club, HVAC Club, Food Service Executives. Major annual events: student and staff welcome back picnic, Spring Fling. Student services: personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. College housing not available. Moraine Park Technical College Library/Learning Resource Center with 32,166 books, 630 serials, 13,330 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $560,730.

Community Environment:

See Marian College of Fond du Lac.

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