Lakeshore Technical College

1290 North Avenue, Cleveland, WI 53015-1414

School Details

Lakeshore Technical College is a two-year public school located in Cleveland, Wisconsin. LTC was established in 1967 as Lakeshore Technical Institute and is a member of the 16 schools in the Wisconsin Technical College System. The primary campus is located in Cleveland but smaller regional centers are located in Sheboygan and Manitowoc. LTC also uses community education centers in Two Rivers, Mishicot, Kiel, Plymouth, Cedar Grove-Belgium, Oostburg, and Random Lake.
Lakeshore Technical College offers certificates of completion, technical diplomas, and associate’s degrees in 121 programs. Apprenticeships available to students include: Carpentry, Child Care Development Specialists, Industrial Electrician, Machinist, Maintenance Mechanic/Millwright, Masonry, Metal Fabrication, Plumbing, Sheet Metal-Construction, and Tool and Die.  Non-students are able to take many classes that don’t require pre-requisites and are open to the public.

Lakeshore Technical College has 14,159 students enrolled and 211 faculty members. Of all faculty members, 109 teach full-time and 102 teach part-time. Of all students, about 32% study full-time and about 68% study part-time. The student body contains 57% female students and 43% male students. About 89% of all students are white with the remaining students being black, American Indian, Asian, and Hispanic. About 41% of students are ages 24 and under with 59% of students being ages 25 and above. The average age of LTC students is 32. The average age of students is 28. About 99% of students are from Wisconsin and 1% are from out-of-state. 

The retention rate for first-time, full-time students is 72% and the retention rate for first-time, part-time students is 61%. The overall graduation rate is 32% .The overall graduation rate by gender is 45% for males and 19% for females. About 80% of LTC graduates will be employed within a year.

Student organizations include Business groups, Minority groups, and Religious groups.

Special learning opportunities available to students include: distance learning, study abroad, and weekend/evening college. Students have access to services such as remedial tutoring, academic counseling, career counseling, employment services for students, placement services for completers, and on-campus day care for students’ children.

Tuition costs $3,541 per year for in-state students and $4.945 per year for out-of-state students. Books and other supplies are estimated to cost  $1,399 per year.. Off-campus living is estimated to cost $6,257 per year with $3,355 in additional living expenses. Tuition payment plans are offered. Financial aid is offered in the form of state grants, federal grants, scholarships, and loans. To qualify to receive financial aid, you must complete a FAFSA form and be evaluated to be in financial need. Approximately 69% of those attending Lakeshore Technical College receive financial aid.

Lakeshore Technical College has an open admissions policy with a rolling notification policy. For first-year enrollment, students must visit the campus and attend an interview. Transfer students and international students must attend a personal interview.  Application fees for all students cost $30.

Lakeshore Technical College is accredited by the Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) of the Higher Learning Commission.




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    Public, 2-year
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    Associate's degree
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