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 38,330 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, 1,600 Students
$24,984 n/a n/a
Art Institute of Wisconsin (The)
Milwaukee, 186 Students
$14,868 n/a n/a
Bellin College
Green Bay, 214 Students
$20,100 62 50
Beloit College
Beloit, 1,296 Students
$44,590 n/a n/a
Blackhawk Technical College
Janesville, 947 Students
$3,852 n/a n/a
Bryant and Stratton College Glendale
Glendale, 198 Students
$16,110 n/a n/a
Bryant and Stratton College Milwaukee
Milwaukee, 220 Students
$16,293 n/a n/a
Bryant and Stratton College Wauwatosa
Wauwatosa, 305 Students
$16,313 n/a n/a
Cardinal Stritch University
Milwaukee, 2,377 Students
$26,890 43 58
Carroll University
Waukesha, 3,027 Students
$28,825 45 48
Carthage College
Kenosha, 2,665 Students
$38,375 65 57
Chippewa Valley Technical College
Eau Claire, 2,037 Students
$3,852 n/a n/a
College of Menominee Nation
Keshena, 132 Students
$6,000 n/a n/a
Concordia University Wisconsin
Mequon, 4,841 Students
$26,840 60 61
DeVry University Wisconsin
Milwaukee, 64 Students
$15,835 n/a n/a
Edgewood College
Madison, 1,656 Students
$26,550 47 52
Fox Valley Technical College
Appleton, 2,553 Students
$3,852 n/a n/a
Gateway Technical College
Kenosha, 1,449 Students
$3,852 n/a n/a
Globe University Appleton
Grand Chute, 100 Students
$14,040 n/a n/a
Globe University Eau Claire
Eau Claire, 89 Students
$14,040 n/a n/a

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