Public Colleges in Wisconsin

The 2021 Directory of Wisconsin Public Colleges and Costs

Wisconsin Public Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2021

How much does it cost to attend public college in Wisconsin?   The average annual in-state four year, public college tuition in Wisconsin was $6,763 for the 2019-2020 academic year. This is a change of ($20) from the 2018-2019 average of $6,783 and represents a -0.29% annual decline. The list of Wisconsin public colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating. Public schools are partially funded by the taxpayers of Wisconsin and usually offer lower tuition to in-state residents.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 31 public colleges and universities in Wisconsin, the most popular being University of Wisconsin Madison with 39,045 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $9,273. University of Wisconsin Madison is the most expensive public school in Wisconsin with an in-state tuition of $9,273.

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 2018-2019 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Explore Wisconsin Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Blackhawk Technical College

Janesville, Wisconsin

$4,085 NA NA
Chippewa Valley Technical College

Eau Claire, Wisconsin

$4,095 NA NA
Fox Valley Technical College

Appleton, Wisconsin

$4,095 NA NA
Gateway Technical College

Kenosha, Wisconsin

$4,095 NA NA
Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College

Hayward, Wisconsin

$4,560 NA NA
Lakeshore Technical College

Cleveland, Wisconsin

$4,095 NA NA
Madison Area Technical College

Madison, Wisconsin

$4,095 NA NA
Mid State Technical College

Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin

$4,095 NA NA
Milwaukee Area Technical College

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

$4,095 NA NA
Moraine Park Technical College

Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

$4,102 NA NA
Nicolet Area Technical College

Rhinelander, Wisconsin

$4,102 NA NA
Northcentral Technical College

Wausau, Wisconsin

$3,276 NA NA
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

Green Bay, Wisconsin

$4,095 NA NA
Southwest Wisconsin Technical College

Fennimore, Wisconsin

$4,095 NA NA
University of Wisconsin Colleges

Madison, Wisconsin

$4,750 NA NA
University of Wisconsin Eau Claire

Eau Claire, Wisconsin

$7,361 49 22
University of Wisconsin Green Bay

Green Bay, Wisconsin

$6,298 37 14
University of Wisconsin La Crosse

La Crosse, Wisconsin

$7,585 55 27
University of Wisconsin Madison

Madison, Wisconsin

$9,273 79 79
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

$8,019 39 9