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Transfer Report

For a variety of reasons, college students now routinely attend multiple higher education institutions to achieve their academic and career goals. Nationally, more than one-third of college students transfer at least once, with most staying within the same state.

Wisconsin’s 16 technical colleges often serve as an entry point for students with four-year degree aspirations. Lesser known is that they also provide valuable options for four-year students seeking to transfer to a technical college.

Because receiving institutions maintain student records, this report’s primary focus is on students who transferred credits to one of Wisconsin’s 16 technical colleges.

Read the report online here or download using the links below.

Students

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39%

of students transferring credits were coming from a University of Wisconsin institution

Students

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145181

credits were transferred to a technical college in 2017-18

Students

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3794

technical college students transferred to a UW institution in 2017-18, a decrease from previous years

Wisconsin's technical colleges are a high-quality, affordable start and a destination for transfer students.

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3794

students transferred to a UW System college in 2018-19

10233

students transferred credits to a technical college

8968

students transferred to a four-year college or university