Wisconsin In State Total Cost Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Wisconsin by In State Total Cost for 2022

Cheapest Colleges in Wisconsin by In State Total Cost

If you're looking for an affordable university and you are a resident of Wisconsin these are the least expensive in state colleges to consider.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published in state total cost. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state total cost with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeCalc best value colleges in Wisconsin list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

Total cost may factor in an estimated off-campus living expense if a school doens't provide housing. This estimate may vary widely by college. To view a rank by academic fees alone please see our Wisconsin tuition ranking.

The most affordable four year colleges in Wisconsin are listed by one year's in state total cost list price for the 2020/2021 school year. Total cost includes tuition, room and board or estimated off campus living expenses, books and supplies and other fees.

What is the cheapest college in Wisconsin? Leading the colleges list is Madison Area Technical College in Madison with an in state total cost of $14,154.

Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc rating of a college's overall academics and effectiveness. The score ranges from zero to one hundred, with fifty being the median for all eligible colleges. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average price paid by students. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our rating methodology.

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.

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Wisconsin's Cheapest Colleges by In State Total Cost
College In State Total Cost Rating Value
#1 Madison Area Technical College

Madison, Public Not For Profit

$14,154 NA NA
#2 College of Menominee Nation

Keshena, Private Not For Profit

$14,509 NA NA
#3 University of Wisconsin River Falls

River Falls, Public Not For Profit

$15,363 42 12
#4 University of Wisconsin Parkside

Kenosha, Public Not For Profit

$15,770 29 11
#5 University of Wisconsin Platteville

Platteville, Public Not For Profit

$15,843 44 15
#6 University of Wisconsin La Crosse

La Crosse, Public Not For Profit

$15,874 53 21
#7 University of Wisconsin Green Bay

Green Bay, Public Not For Profit

$15,953 37 14
#8 University of Wisconsin Whitewater

Whitewater, Public Not For Profit

$15,965 38 13
#9 University of Wisconsin Superior

Superior, Public Not For Profit

$16,135 37 9
#10 University of Wisconsin Stevens Point

Stevens Point, Public Not For Profit

$16,230 38 15
#11 University of Phoenix Madison Campus

Madison, Private For Profit

$16,400 NA NA
#12 University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

Oshkosh, Public Not For Profit

$17,223 40 11
#13 University of Wisconsin Stout

Menomonie, Public Not For Profit

$17,312 43 13
#14 University of Wisconsin Eau Claire

Eau Claire, Public Not For Profit

$17,745 48 18
#15 University of Phoenix Milwaukee Campus

Brookfield, Private For Profit

$18,229 NA NA
#16 Northland International University

Dunbar, Private Not For Profit

$20,020 NA NA
#17 Globe University Appleton

Grand Chute, Private For Profit

$20,664 NA NA
#18 Globe University La Crosse

Onalaska, Private For Profit

$20,664 NA NA
#19 Globe University Wausau

Rothschild, Private For Profit

$20,664 NA NA
#20 Globe University Madison West

Middleton, Private For Profit

$20,664 NA NA