Admissions | Western Technical College | La Crosse, WI

It’s Time to Get Started.

Your future is waiting—impatiently! So get that journey moving with admission to a college that has the programs to match your aspirations and the academic excellence, stellar faculty, and reliable price-tag to check every box.

Our viewbook is a great place to start when familiarizing yourself with what Western has to offer. Our Admissions Coaches are standing by to help you kick things off when you’re ready.


The best way to start is at the beginning—applying is No. 1. Then comes the exciting parts. Ready to find out how to get this ball rolling?

What Are “Admissions Coaches?”

We have the secret sauce when it comes to having an admissions team that truly guides you through every step. Here’s how it works.

Financial Aid

Need help paying for college? Once you’ve applied to your program, you can apply for financial aid to receive state and federal funds.


Whether transferring credits from elsewhere or taking advantage of our university transfer option to start your four-year degree at Western and transfer later, we make the process as smooth as possible.

Want Credit?

Your prior learning, whether in the classroom or on the job, might net you credits you need for your degree at Western.

Your Next Steps

The application process can take many forms, but there are three key steps you’ll encounter on your journey, with your admissions coach on hand to guide you…

Choose Your Program
Complete Your Application
Complete Program Requirements
Contact us

Call or email the Admissions Coaches with any questions as you prepare your application.