Admissions | Western Technical College | La Crosse, WI

Your First Step on the Path

Each student who enrolls at Western is unique. Our students come from different backgrounds and starting points, with different aspirations. 

As part of the admissions process, we introduce you to the services you’ll need to pull it all together, making your own dream of a great education possible—no matter what your starting point or which pathway you choose.

For a one-stop overview of everything Western has to offer, check out our Viewbook or visit the Future Students section.


Looking ahead

Your application process will include:

  • Choosing a program
  • Completing your application
  • Submitting ACCUPLACER, ASSET, COMPASS, or ACT test results
  • Submitting your High School transcripts
  • Completing any additional program requirements
Testing tip

If you have taken the ACCUPLACER, ASSET, COMPASS, or ACT within the last five years, you can request that your scores be submitted to Western.

Contact us

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


Start at the Welcome Center. Stop by at 400 7th Street North in La Crosse, call 608-785-9553, or email