College Costs in Wisconsin

The 2024 Directory of Wisconsin Colleges and Prices

Wisconsin Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2024

How much does it cost to attend college in Wisconsin?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Wisconsin was $16,708 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is $1,578 higher than the U.S. average and ranks Wisconsin in the middle of the pack as the 16th most expensive state or district to attend college. This is a change of -$563 from the 2019-2020 average of $17,271 and represents a -3.26% annual decline in tuition costs. The list of Wisconsin colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

This analysis surveyed tuition data from the 71 colleges and universities in Wisconsin, the most popular being University of Wisconsin Madison with 42,333 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $9,273. Beloit College is the most expensive in Wisconsin with an in-state tuition of $54,184.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021-2022 academic year.


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University of Wisconsin Madison
W
Madison, WI

University of Wisconsin Madison

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

$9,273 Tuition

#15 Best Public Universities in America

  • 47,016enrollment
  • $14,030net price
  • 60%acceptance rate
  • 1320-1500SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.88Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Marquette University
M
Milwaukee, WI

Marquette University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

$44,970 Tuition

#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

University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
W
Milwaukee, WI

University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$8,091 Tuition

#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

University of Wisconsin Whitewater
W
Whitewater, WI

University of Wisconsin Whitewater

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$6,519 Tuition

#10 Best Public Universities in Wisconsin

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

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
W
Oshkosh, WI

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

$6,422 Tuition

#8 Best Public Universities in Wisconsin

  • 14,142enrollment
  • $12,278net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.24Avg GPA

Carthage College
C
Kenosha, WI

Carthage College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

$33,000 Tuition

#10 Best Private Colleges in Wisconsin

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

Milwaukee School of Engineering
M
Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee School of Engineering

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$43,284 Tuition

#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

University of Wisconsin Platteville
W
Platteville, WI

University of Wisconsin Platteville

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

$6,418 Tuition

#4 Best Public Universities in Wisconsin

  • 6,773enrollment
  • $14,706net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.39Estimated Avg GPA

University of Wisconsin La Crosse
W
La Crosse, WI

University of Wisconsin La Crosse

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$7,585 Tuition

#2 Best Public Universities in Wisconsin

  • 10,337enrollment
  • $12,302net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 22-26ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
W
Eau Claire, WI

University of Wisconsin Eau Claire

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

$7,361 Tuition

#3 Best Public Universities in Wisconsin

  • 10,569enrollment
  • $14,276net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

Beloit College
B
Beloit, WI

Beloit College

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

$54,184 Tuition

#2 Best Value Colleges in Wisconsin

  • 1,011enrollment
  • $24,419net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1390SAT range
  • 24-28ACT range
  • 3.33Avg GPA

University of Wisconsin Green Bay
W
Green Bay, WI

University of Wisconsin Green Bay

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$6,298 Tuition

#11 Best Public Universities in Wisconsin

  • 9,780enrollment
  • $11,656net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.16Avg GPA

University of Wisconsin Stevens Point
W
Stevens Point, WI

University of Wisconsin Stevens Point

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$6,698 Tuition

#9 Best Public Universities in Wisconsin

  • 8,129enrollment
  • $13,166net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.27Avg GPA

Applications Due Sep 1

Carroll University
C
Waukesha, WI
 

Carroll University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$34,330 Tuition

#11 Best Private Colleges in Wisconsin

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

University of Wisconsin Stout
W
Menomonie, WI

University of Wisconsin Stout

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$7,014 Tuition

#5 Best Public Universities in Wisconsin

  • 7,695enrollment
  • $14,951net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.35Avg GPA

Applications Due Sep 1

University of Wisconsin Colleges
W
Madison, WI
 

University of Wisconsin Colleges

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$4,750 Tuition

 

  • 11,486enrollment
  • $6,818net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Milwaukee Area Technical College
M
Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee Area Technical College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

$4,230 Tuition

 

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

Concordia University Wisconsin
C
Mequon, WI

Concordia University Wisconsin

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$31,660 Tuition

#5 Best Private Colleges in Wisconsin

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