Community Colleges in Wisconsin

The 2023 Directory of Wisconsin Community Colleges and Costs

Wisconsin Community Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend community college in Wisconsin?   The average annual in-state two year college tuition in Wisconsin was $4,231 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is a change of $136 from the 2019-2020 average of $4,095 and represents a 3.32% annual increase. 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 5,465 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.

<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
Blackhawk Technical College

Janesville, Wisconsin

$4,230 NA NA
Chippewa Valley Technical College

Eau Claire, Wisconsin

$4,230 NA NA
Fox Valley Technical College

Appleton, Wisconsin

$4,230 NA NA
Gateway Technical College

Kenosha, Wisconsin

$4,230 NA NA
Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College

Hayward, Wisconsin

$4,560 NA NA
Lakeshore Technical College

Cleveland, Wisconsin

$4,230 NA NA
Mid State Technical College

Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin

$3,865 NA NA
Milwaukee Area Technical College

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

$4,230 NA NA
Moraine Park Technical College

Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

$4,230 NA NA
Nicolet Area Technical College

Rhinelander, Wisconsin

$4,230 NA NA
Northcentral Technical College

Wausau, Wisconsin

$3,384 NA NA
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

Green Bay, Wisconsin

$4,230 NA NA
Southwest Wisconsin Technical College

Fennimore, Wisconsin

$4,233 NA NA
University of Wisconsin Colleges

Madison, Wisconsin

$4,750 NA NA
Waukesha County Technical College

Pewaukee, Wisconsin

$4,272 NA NA
Western Technical College

La Crosse, Wisconsin

$4,234 NA NA
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College

Shell Lake, Wisconsin

$4,570 NA NA