The Best Value Wisconsin Colleges

Best Value Colleges in Wisconsin for 2023

Explore the colleges that provide the best value for your money in Wisconsin based on academic quality, outcomes, net price and financial aid. The rankings are calculated using ratings from the 2023 CollegeSimply Best Colleges ranking but additionally factors in the typical price paid by students to identify the colleges that offer the best deals. Leading the list for 2023 as the overall best value college in Wisconsin is Lawrence University. The highest value public state college is University of Wisconsin Madison. Learn how the Best Value Colleges are calculated and ranked on our methodology page.


28 results

Lawrence University
L
Appleton, WI
Lawrence University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#1 Best Value in Wisconsin

  • 1,483enrollment
  • $26,594net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1460SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.52Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 15

Beloit College
B
Beloit, WI
Beloit College

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#2 Best Value in Wisconsin

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

Applications Due Jan 15

Cardinal Stritch University
C
Milwaukee, WI
 
Cardinal Stritch University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Value in Wisconsin

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

Applications Due Apr 1

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

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#4 Best Value in Wisconsin

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

Applications Due Dec 15

Milwaukee School of Engineering
M
Milwaukee, WI
Milwaukee School of Engineering

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Value in Wisconsin

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

Applications Due Aug 1

Carthage College
C
Kenosha, WI
Carthage College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#6 Best Value in Wisconsin

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

Concordia University Wisconsin
C
Mequon, WI
Concordia University Wisconsin

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Value in Wisconsin

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

Applications Due Jul 1

Wisconsin Lutheran College
W
Milwaukee, WI
Wisconsin Lutheran College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#8 Best Value in Wisconsin

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

Marquette University
M
Milwaukee, WI
Marquette University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#9 Best Value in Wisconsin

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

Viterbo University
V
La Crosse, WI
Viterbo University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Value in Wisconsin

  • 2,520enrollment
  • $21,095net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 920-1290SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

Saint Norbert College
S
De Pere, WI
Saint Norbert College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Value in Wisconsin

  • 2,009enrollment
  • $27,854net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1280SAT range
  • 25-29ACT range
  • 3.57Avg GPA

Carroll University
C
Waukesha, WI
 
Carroll University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Value in Wisconsin

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

Maranatha Baptist Bible College
M
Watertown, WI
 
Maranatha Baptist Bible College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Value in Wisconsin

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

Applications Due Dec 31

University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
W
Eau Claire, WI
University of Wisconsin Eau Claire

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#14 Best Value in Wisconsin

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

Applications Due Jun 1

University of Wisconsin La Crosse
W
La Crosse, WI
University of Wisconsin La Crosse

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#15 Best Value in Wisconsin

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

Applications Due Jun 15

Marian University
M
Fond Du Lac, WI
 
Marian University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#16 Best Value in Wisconsin

  • 1,445enrollment
  • $23,860net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 800-1080SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.16Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

Mount Mary College
M
Milwaukee, WI
 
Mount Mary College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#17 Best Value in Wisconsin

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

University of Wisconsin Whitewater
W
Whitewater, WI
University of Wisconsin Whitewater

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#18 Best Value in Wisconsin

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

Applications Due May 1