Top Rated Wisconsin Public Colleges

The Best Public Colleges in Wisconsin for 2022

These are the top ranked public four-year colleges in Wisconsin as ranked by CollegeSimply. Leading the rankings for 2022 as the best public college in Wisconsin is University of Wisconsin Madison. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page.


13 results

University of Wisconsin Madison
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Madison, WI
University of Wisconsin Madison

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#15 Best Public Universities in America

  • 44,640enrollment
  • $14,030net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 1260-1460SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.87Avg GPA
University of Wisconsin La Crosse
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La Crosse, WI
University of Wisconsin La Crosse

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Public Universities in Wisconsin

  • 10,531enrollment
  • $12,302net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 22-26ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
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Eau Claire, WI
University of Wisconsin Eau Claire

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in Wisconsin

  • 11,017enrollment
  • $14,276net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.47Avg GPA
University of Wisconsin Platteville
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Platteville, WI
University of Wisconsin Platteville

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities in Wisconsin

  • 7,547enrollment
  • $14,706net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.39Estimated Avg GPA
University of Wisconsin Stout
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Menomonie, WI
University of Wisconsin Stout

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Public Universities in Wisconsin

  • 7,970enrollment
  • $14,951net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.33Avg GPA
University of Wisconsin River Falls
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River Falls, WI
University of Wisconsin River Falls

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in Wisconsin

  • 5,855enrollment
  • $13,633net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.45Avg GPA
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
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Oshkosh, WI
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#7 Best Public Universities in Wisconsin

  • 15,314enrollment
  • $12,278net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.24Avg GPA
University of Wisconsin Whitewater
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Whitewater, WI
University of Wisconsin Whitewater

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Public Universities in Wisconsin

  • 11,989enrollment
  • $12,522net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.31Avg GPA
University of Wisconsin Stevens Point
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Stevens Point, WI
University of Wisconsin Stevens Point

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Public Universities in Wisconsin

  • 8,302enrollment
  • $13,166net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.27Avg GPA
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
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Milwaukee, WI
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Public Universities in Wisconsin

  • 24,565enrollment
  • $14,444net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.18Avg GPA
University of Wisconsin Superior
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Superior, WI
University of Wisconsin Superior

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Public Universities in Wisconsin

  • 2,560enrollment
  • $13,405net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.23Avg GPA
University of Wisconsin Green Bay
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Green Bay, WI
University of Wisconsin Green Bay

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Public Universities in Wisconsin

  • 8,954enrollment
  • $11,656net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.16Avg GPA
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

  • 4,452enrollment
  • $9,938net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.21Avg GPA