Wisconsin Community Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2019

How much does it cost to attend community college in Wisconsin?   The average annual in-state two year college tuition in Wisconsin was $4,051 for the 2017-2018 academic year. This is a change of ($435) from the 2015-2016 average of $4,486 and represents a -9.7% annual decline. The list of Wisconsin community colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating. Community colleges, also known as junior colleges, provide an excellent money saving opportunity for those concerned with college costs. Many students are choosing to begin their education at community colleges for two years, taking advantage of their lower cost. Then after two years transferring to a full four year institution to pursue a full bachelors degree or higher. Most community colleges also have the benefit of open admission policies.  

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 17 community colleges and universities in Wisconsin, the most popular being University of Wisconsin Colleges with 5,766 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $4,750. University of Wisconsin Colleges is the most expensive community school in Wisconsin with an in-state tuition of $4,750.

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
Blackhawk Technical College
Janesville, 822 Students
$4,123 - -
Chippewa Valley Technical College
Eau Claire, 2,094 Students
$3,966 - -
Fox Valley Technical College
Appleton, 2,395 Students
$3,966 - -
Gateway Technical College
Kenosha, 1,379 Students
$3,966 - -
Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College
Hayward, 106 Students
$4,560 - -
Lakeshore Technical College
Cleveland, 675 Students
$3,966 - -
Mid State Technical College
Wisconsin Rapids, 866 Students
$3,966 - -
Milwaukee Area Technical College
Milwaukee, 4,717 Students
$3,966 - -
Moraine Park Technical College
Fond du Lac, 856 Students
$4,086 - -
Nicolet Area Technical College
Rhinelander, 333 Students
$4,523 - -
Northcentral Technical College
Wausau, 1,395 Students
$3,173 - -
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
Green Bay, 2,681 Students
$3,966 - -
Southwest Wisconsin Technical College
Fennimore, 776 Students
$4,002 - -
University of Wisconsin Colleges
Madison, 5,766 Students
$4,750 - -
Waukesha County Technical College
Pewaukee, 1,642 Students
$4,000 - -
Western Technical College
La Crosse, 2,357 Students
$3,665 - -
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College
Shell Lake, 1,134 Students
$4,230 - -