College Costs in Wisconsin

The 2023 Directory of Wisconsin Colleges and Prices

Wisconsin Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

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 and 37th most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of ($371) from the 2019-2020 average of $17,079 and represents a -2.17% annual decline. The list of Wisconsin colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide 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.

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.

<Academic 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 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Explore Wisconsin Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Alverno College

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

$30,408 NA NA
Bellin College

Green Bay, Wisconsin

$21,050 63 23
Beloit College

Beloit, Wisconsin

$54,184 64 87
Blackhawk Technical College

Janesville, Wisconsin

$4,230 NA NA
Bryant and Stratton College Glendale

Glendale, Wisconsin

$17,355 NA NA
Bryant and Stratton College Milwaukee

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

$15,757 NA NA
Bryant and Stratton College Wauwatosa

Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

$18,983 NA NA
Cardinal Stritch University

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

$34,062 56 86
Carroll University

Waukesha, Wisconsin

$34,330 51 41
Carthage College

Kenosha, Wisconsin

$33,000 51 71
Chippewa Valley Technical College

Eau Claire, Wisconsin

$4,230 NA NA
College of Menominee Nation

Keshena, Wisconsin

$6,000 NA NA
Concordia University Wisconsin

Mequon, Wisconsin

$31,660 59 65
DeVry University Wisconsin

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

$15,835 NA NA
Edgewood College

Madison, Wisconsin

$32,600 NA NA
Fox Valley Technical College

Appleton, Wisconsin

$4,230 NA NA
Gateway Technical College

Kenosha, Wisconsin

$4,230 NA NA
Globe University Appleton

Grand Chute, Wisconsin

$14,040 NA NA
Globe University Eau Claire

Eau Claire, Wisconsin

$14,040 NA NA
Globe University Green Bay

Green Bay, Wisconsin

$14,040 NA NA