Wisconsin Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2016

How much does it cost to attend college in Wisconsin?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Wisconsin was $14,932 for the 2015-2016 academic year. This is $1,346 higher than the U.S. average and ranks Wisconsin in the middle of the pack as the 17th most expensive and 36th most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of $401 from the 2014-2015 average of $14,531 and represents a 2.76% annual increase. The list of Wisconsin colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 77 colleges and universities in Wisconsin, the most popular being University of Wisconsin Madison with 38,149 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 $44,590.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. Wisconsin colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in Wisconsin or cheap Wisconsin colleges guide.

Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2015-2016 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Explore Wisconsin Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Alverno College
Milwaukee, 1,672 Students
$24,984 33 48
Art Institute of Wisconsin (The)
Milwaukee, 333 Students
$14,868 n/a n/a
Bellin College
Green Bay, 227 Students
$20,100 45 32
Beloit College
Beloit, 1,249 Students
$44,590 n/a n/a
Blackhawk Technical College
Janesville, 944 Students
$3,852 n/a n/a
Bryant and Stratton College Glendale
Glendale, 272 Students
$16,110 n/a n/a
Bryant and Stratton College Milwaukee
Milwaukee, 299 Students
$16,293 n/a n/a
Bryant and Stratton College Wauwatosa
Wauwatosa, 373 Students
$16,313 n/a n/a
Cardinal Stritch University
Milwaukee, 3,259 Students
$26,890 61 70
Carroll University
Waukesha, 2,926 Students
$28,825 52 54
Carthage College
Kenosha, 2,615 Students
$38,375 61 55
Chippewa Valley Technical College
Eau Claire, 2,299 Students
$3,852 n/a n/a
College of Menominee Nation
Keshena, 165 Students
$6,000 n/a n/a
Concordia University Wisconsin
Mequon, 4,877 Students
$26,840 57 59
DeVry University Wisconsin
Milwaukee, 64 Students
$15,835 n/a n/a
Edgewood College
Madison, 1,760 Students
$26,550 47 53
Fox Valley Technical College
Appleton, 2,704 Students
$3,852 n/a n/a
Gateway Technical College
Kenosha, 1,421 Students
$3,852 n/a n/a
Globe University Appleton
Grand Chute, 145 Students
$14,040 n/a n/a
Globe University Eau Claire
Eau Claire, 115 Students
$14,040 n/a n/a

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