The Best Milwaukee Colleges

Milwaukee, Wisconsin area Colleges

There are 11 ranked colleges within the Milwaukee city limits and 25 colleges within a 50 mile radius. Area colleges collectively enroll a total of 116,112 students. If you're looking for a large school, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee enrolls the most students with 351 currently taking classes. In terms of affordability, Gateway Technical College offers the lowest tuition for colleges in the Milwaukee area at $4,230 per year.

The top rated college in the area is Marquette University which is ranked #213 in the nation by CollegeSimply.

Also explore Milwaukee area public, private, four year, public four year, community and junior colleges.

The Milwaukee area is home to popular nationally ranked institutions like Marquette University, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Concordia University Wisconsin and Cardinal Stritch University.


25 results

Marquette University
M
Milwaukee, WI

Marquette University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Wisconsin

  • 11,320enrollment
  • $34,732net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1360SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.56Avg GPA

Applications Due Dec 1

3 miles from Milwaukee

Milwaukee School of Engineering
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Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee School of Engineering

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Private Colleges in Wisconsin

  • 2,747enrollment
  • $26,541net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1405SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.65Avg GPA

Applications Due Sep 1

3 miles from Milwaukee

Concordia University Wisconsin
C
Mequon, WI

Concordia University Wisconsin

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in Wisconsin

  • 5,204enrollment
  • $24,569net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.52Avg GPA

13 miles from Milwaukee

Cardinal Stritch University
C
Milwaukee, WI
 

Cardinal Stritch University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Value Colleges in Wisconsin

  • 1,365enrollment
  • $17,698net price
  • 89%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1220SAT range
  • 18-21ACT range
  • 3.18Avg GPA

6 miles from Milwaukee

Wisconsin Lutheran College
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Milwaukee, WI

Wisconsin Lutheran College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#8 Best Private Colleges in Wisconsin

  • 1,147enrollment
  • $21,529net price
  • 98%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1170SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.54Avg GPA

3 miles from Milwaukee

Carthage College
C
Kenosha, WI

Carthage College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#10 Best Private Colleges in Wisconsin

  • 2,746enrollment
  • $27,161net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 980-1200SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.36Avg GPA

31 miles from Milwaukee

Carroll University
C
Waukesha, WI
 

Carroll University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Private Colleges in Wisconsin

  • 3,397enrollment
  • $24,094net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1290SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.39Estimated Avg GPA

14 miles from Milwaukee

Maranatha Baptist Bible College
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Watertown, WI
 

Maranatha Baptist Bible College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Private Colleges in Wisconsin

  • 1,066enrollment
  • $19,999net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 930-1230SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.38Estimated Avg GPA

40 miles from Milwaukee

Mount Mary College
M
Milwaukee, WI
 

Mount Mary College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Private Colleges in Wisconsin

  • 1,273enrollment
  • $21,063net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 866-1123SAT range
  • 16-21ACT range
  • 3.13Avg GPA

3 miles from Milwaukee

University of Wisconsin Whitewater
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Whitewater, WI

University of Wisconsin Whitewater

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Public Universities in Wisconsin

  • 11,446enrollment
  • $12,522net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

42 miles from Milwaukee

University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
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Milwaukee, WI

University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Public Universities in Wisconsin

  • 23,829enrollment
  • $14,444net price
  • 89%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.16Avg GPA

Applications Due Sep 1

4 miles from Milwaukee

University of Wisconsin Parkside
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Kenosha, WI

University of Wisconsin Parkside

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Public Universities in Wisconsin

  • 4,132enrollment
  • $9,938net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.31Avg GPA

29 miles from Milwaukee

College of Lake County
L
Grayslake, IL
 

College of Lake County

Public 2 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 12,117enrollment
  • $3,940net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

49 miles from Milwaukee

Alverno College
A
Milwaukee, WI
 

Alverno College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,822enrollment
  • $20,080net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.27Avg GPA

6 miles from Milwaukee

Gateway Technical College
G
Kenosha, WI
 

Gateway Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 9,311enrollment
  • $7,755net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

32 miles from Milwaukee

DeVry University Wisconsin
D
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
 

DeVry University Wisconsin

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 287enrollment
  • -net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

3 miles from Milwaukee

Milwaukee Area Technical College
M
Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee Area Technical College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 11,828enrollment
  • $8,161net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

3 miles from Milwaukee

Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design
M
Milwaukee, WI
 

Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 898enrollment
  • $26,342net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.08Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 31

4 miles from Milwaukee