College Costs in Wisconsin

The 2022 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 $16,459 for the 2020-2021 academic year. This is $1,538 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 ($620) from the 2019-2020 average of $17,079 and represents a -3.63% 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 39,887 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 $52,858.

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 2020-2021 academic year.

Explore Wisconsin Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Globe University La Crosse

Onalaska, Wisconsin

$14,040 NA NA
Globe University Madison East

Madison, Wisconsin

$14,040 NA NA
Globe University Madison West

Middleton, Wisconsin

$14,040 NA NA
Globe University Wausau

Rothschild, Wisconsin

$14,040 NA NA
Herzing University Brookfield

Brookfield, Wisconsin

$13,320 NA NA
Herzing University Kenosha

Kenosha, Wisconsin

$13,320 NA NA
Herzing University Madison

Madison, Wisconsin

$13,320 NA NA
Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College

Hayward, Wisconsin

$4,560 NA NA
Lakeland University

Plymouth, Wisconsin

$29,433 NA NA
Lakeshore Technical College

Cleveland, Wisconsin

$4,167 NA NA
Lawrence University

Appleton, Wisconsin

$50,658 70 88
Madison Area Technical College

Madison, Wisconsin

$4,167 NA NA
Maranatha Baptist Bible College

Watertown, Wisconsin

$16,400 52 30
Marian University

Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin

$28,100 42 16
Marquette University

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

$44,970 70 58
Mid State Technical College

Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin

$3,963 NA NA
Milwaukee Area Technical College

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

$4,167 NA NA
Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

$38,050 NA NA
Milwaukee School of Engineering

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

$41,820 67 79
Moraine Park Technical College

Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

$4,167 NA NA