Wisconsin Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2019

How much does it cost to attend college in Wisconsin?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Wisconsin was $15,572 for the 2017-2018 academic year. This is $1,460 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 $640 from the 2015-2016 average of $14,932 and represents a 4.29% annual increase. 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 38,284 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 $48,236.

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 2017-2018 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Explore Wisconsin Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Alverno College
Milwaukee, 1,453 Students
$27,552 - -
Bellin College
Green Bay, 237 Students
$20,100 - -
Beloit College  Best Value
Beloit, 1,337 Students
$48,236 74 67
Blackhawk Technical College
Janesville, 822 Students
$4,123 - -
Bryant and Stratton College Glendale
Glendale, 158 Students
$16,429 - -
Bryant and Stratton College Milwaukee
Milwaukee, 152 Students
$15,757 - -
Bryant and Stratton College Wauwatosa
Wauwatosa, 297 Students
$17,499 - -
Cardinal Stritch University
Milwaukee, 1,521 Students
$28,844 36 51
Carroll University
Waukesha, 3,033 Students
$30,403 56 58
Carthage College
Kenosha, 2,675 Students
$41,950 61 55
Chippewa Valley Technical College
Eau Claire, 2,094 Students
$3,966 - -
College of Menominee Nation
Keshena, 126 Students
$6,000 - -
Concordia University Wisconsin
Mequon, 4,669 Students
$28,330 66 64
DeVry University Wisconsin
Milwaukee, 64 Students
$15,835 - -
Edgewood College
Madison, 1,565 Students
$28,500 45 51
Fox Valley Technical College
Appleton, 2,395 Students
$3,966 - -
Gateway Technical College
Kenosha, 1,379 Students
$3,966 - -
Globe University Appleton
Grand Chute, 100 Students
$14,040 - -
Globe University Eau Claire
Eau Claire, 89 Students
$14,040 - -
Globe University Green Bay
Green Bay, 100 Students
$14,040 - -