Best Wisconsin Colleges

Ranking top Colleges and Universities in Wisconsin for 2020

There are 71 colleges and universities in Wisconsin enrolling 346,028 students. Explore the list of top colleges in Wisconsin below to begin your college search. The CollegeSimply rankings are objective and data-driven in order to help you find good matches for you. Ranking methodology is outlined on the data discussion page. Whether you're searching for a good public, private or community college, this guide to universities in Wisconsin offers a comprehensive view to the state's higher education options.

Wisconsin is home to nationally ranked institutions like University of Wisconsin Madison, Lawrence University, Beloit College and Milwaukee School of Engineering. The highest ranked college in Wisconsin is University of Wisconsin Madison and the top rated public state college is also University of Wisconsin Madison.

Local college options can be explored in Milwaukee and Madison or other cities.

71 results found

List of the Best Wisconsin Colleges

University of Wisconsin Madison
W
Madison, WI
University of Wisconsin Madison

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Colleges in Wisconsin

  • 43,463enrollment
  • $15,910net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1450SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.84Avg GPA
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Lawrence University
L
Appleton, WI
Lawrence University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Wisconsin

  • 1,463enrollment
  • $28,180net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1450SAT range
  • 27-31ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA
Beloit College
B
Beloit, WI
Beloit College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Wisconsin

  • 1,275enrollment
  • $26,976net price
  • 56%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1360SAT range
  • 21-29ACT range
  • 3.43Avg GPA
Milwaukee School of Engineering
M
Milwaukee, WI
Milwaukee School of Engineering

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Colleges in Wisconsin

  • 2,820enrollment
  • $23,793net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • 1190-1370SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.69Avg GPA
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Marquette University
M
Milwaukee, WI
Marquette University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Colleges in Wisconsin

  • 11,605enrollment
  • $32,377net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1320SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.63*Avg GPA
Ripon College
R
Ripon, WI
Ripon College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Colleges in Wisconsin

  • 807enrollment
  • $20,151net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1210SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.4*Avg GPA
Carthage College
C
Kenosha, WI
Carthage College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#7 Best Colleges in Wisconsin

  • 2,872enrollment
  • $26,874net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1250SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.31Avg GPA
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Saint Norbert College
S
De Pere, WI
Saint Norbert College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Colleges in Wisconsin

  • 2,228enrollment
  • $25,980net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1210SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA
Carroll University
C
Waukesha, WI
 
Carroll University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Colleges in Wisconsin

  • 3,352enrollment
  • $23,492net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1230SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA
Viterbo University
V
La Crosse, WI
 
Viterbo University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Colleges in Wisconsin

  • 2,598enrollment
  • $20,457net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1400SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.48Avg GPA
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Wisconsin Lutheran College
W
Milwaukee, WI
 
Wisconsin Lutheran College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#11 Best Colleges in Wisconsin

  • 1,248enrollment
  • $21,365net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1200SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA
Edgewood College
E
Madison, WI
 
Edgewood College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#12 Best Colleges in Wisconsin

  • 2,190enrollment
  • $25,042net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 970-1220SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA
Silver Lake College of the Holy Family
S
Manitowoc, WI
 
Silver Lake College of the Holy Family

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#13 Best Colleges in Wisconsin

  • 444enrollment
  • $21,288net price
  • 50%acceptance rate
  • 800-1210SAT range
  • 15-19ACT range
  • 2.98Avg GPA
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Marian University
M
Fond Du Lac, WI
 
Marian University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Colleges in Wisconsin

  • 1,819enrollment
  • $21,650net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • 900-1090SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.1Avg GPA
Lakeland College
L
Plymouth, WI
 
Lakeland College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#15 Best Colleges in Wisconsin

  • 2,497enrollment
  • $20,551net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • 870-1080SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.0Avg GPA
Maranatha Baptist Bible College
M
Watertown, WI
 
Maranatha Baptist Bible College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#16 Best Colleges in Wisconsin

  • 1,035enrollment
  • $18,152net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1220SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.38*Avg GPA
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Cardinal Stritch University
C
Milwaukee, WI
 
Cardinal Stritch University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#17 Best Colleges in Wisconsin

  • 2,148enrollment
  • $16,154net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 870-1020SAT range
  • 18-22ACT range
  • 3.08Avg GPA
Alverno College
A
Milwaukee, WI
 
Alverno College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,851enrollment
  • $18,028net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.83Avg GPA