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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 2018/2019 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 $13,759.

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 rating methodology.

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.

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Wisconsin's Cheapest Colleges by In State Total Cost
In State Total Cost College Rating $Value
$13,759
In State Total Cost
1) Madison Area Technical College
Madison, Public Not For Profit
- -
$14,526
In State Total Cost
2) College of Menominee Nation
Keshena, Private Not For Profit
- -
$14,921
In State Total Cost
3) University of Wisconsin River Falls
River Falls, Public Not For Profit
47 70
$15,558
In State Total Cost
4) University of Wisconsin La Crosse
La Crosse, Public Not For Profit
65 80
$15,559
In State Total Cost
5) University of Wisconsin Parkside
Kenosha, Public Not For Profit
33 71
$15,912
In State Total Cost
6) University of Wisconsin Whitewater
Whitewater, Public Not For Profit
43 71
$15,918
In State Total Cost
7) University of Wisconsin Superior
Superior, Public Not For Profit
35 66
$15,958
In State Total Cost
8) University of Wisconsin Platteville
Platteville, Public Not For Profit
47 69
$15,961
In State Total Cost
9) University of Wisconsin Stevens Point
Stevens Point, Public Not For Profit
46 72
$15,984
In State Total Cost
10) University of Wisconsin Green Bay
Green Bay, Public Not For Profit
46 72
$16,400
In State Total Cost
11) University of Phoenix Madison Campus
Madison, Private For Profit
- -
$16,713
In State Total Cost
12) University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Oshkosh, Public Not For Profit
44 70
$16,797
In State Total Cost
13) University of Wisconsin Stout
Menomonie, Public Not For Profit
39 62
$17,033
In State Total Cost
14) University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
Eau Claire, Public Not For Profit
56 74
$18,229
In State Total Cost
15) University of Phoenix Milwaukee Campus
Brookfield, Private For Profit
- -
$20,020
In State Total Cost
16) Northland International University
Dunbar, Private Not For Profit
- -
$20,664
In State Total Cost
17) Globe University Eau Claire
Eau Claire, Private For Profit
- -
$20,664
In State Total Cost
18) Globe University Madison East
Madison, Private For Profit
- -
$20,664
In State Total Cost
19) Globe University Green Bay
Green Bay, Private For Profit
- -
$20,664
In State Total Cost
20) Globe University Madison West
Middleton, Private For Profit
- -
$20,664
In State Total Cost
21) Globe University Wausau
Rothschild, Private For Profit
- -
$20,664
In State Total Cost
22) Globe University La Crosse
Onalaska, Private For Profit
- -
$20,664
In State Total Cost
23) Globe University Appleton
Grand Chute, Private For Profit
- -
$21,116
In State Total Cost
24) University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
Milwaukee, Public Not For Profit
41 65
$21,202
In State Total Cost
25) Bryant and Stratton College Milwaukee
Milwaukee, Private For Profit
- -
$22,865
In State Total Cost
26) Bryant and Stratton College Glendale
Glendale, Private For Profit
- -
$22,869
In State Total Cost
27) University of Wisconsin Madison
Madison, Public Not For Profit
87 81
$23,311
In State Total Cost
28) Bryant and Stratton College Wauwatosa
Wauwatosa, Private For Profit
- -
$23,669
In State Total Cost
29) DeVry University Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Private For Profit
- -
$23,810
In State Total Cost
30) Maranatha Baptist Bible College
Watertown, Private Not For Profit
42 57
$24,314
In State Total Cost
31) Herzing University Madison
Madison, Private Not For Profit
- -
$24,314
In State Total Cost
32) Herzing University Kenosha
Kenosha, Private Not For Profit
- -
$24,314
In State Total Cost
33) Herzing University Brookfield
Brookfield, Private Not For Profit
- -
$29,300
In State Total Cost
34) Bellin College
Green Bay, Private Not For Profit
49 44
$35,639
In State Total Cost
35) Marian University
Fond Du Lac, Private Not For Profit
41 47
$37,473
In State Total Cost
36) Alverno College
Milwaukee, Private Not For Profit
- -
$38,030
In State Total Cost
37) Viterbo University
La Crosse, Private Not For Profit
59 65
$38,586
In State Total Cost
38) Lakeland College
Plymouth, Private Not For Profit
42 51
$39,138
In State Total Cost
39) Cardinal Stritch University
Milwaukee, Private Not For Profit
39 58
$40,370
In State Total Cost
40) Mount Mary College
Milwaukee, Private Not For Profit
37 50
$40,542
In State Total Cost
41) Silver Lake College of the Holy Family
Manitowoc, Private Not For Profit
57 63
$40,715
In State Total Cost
42) Wisconsin Lutheran College
Milwaukee, Private Not For Profit
54 60
$41,320
In State Total Cost
43) Edgewood College
Madison, Private Not For Profit
51 50
$42,050
In State Total Cost
44) Concordia University Wisconsin
Mequon, Private Not For Profit
61 58
$42,912
In State Total Cost
45) Carroll University
Waukesha, Private Not For Profit
58 59
$46,159
In State Total Cost
46) Northland College
Ashland, Private Not For Profit
- -
$47,410
In State Total Cost
47) Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design
Milwaukee, Private Not For Profit
- -
$49,033
In State Total Cost
48) Saint Norbert College
De Pere, Private Not For Profit
61 57
$51,484
In State Total Cost
49) Milwaukee School of Engineering
Milwaukee, Private Not For Profit
72 67
$52,958
In State Total Cost
50) Ripon College
Ripon, Private Not For Profit
67 70
$55,502
In State Total Cost
51) Marquette University
Milwaukee, Private Not For Profit
67 52
$56,740
In State Total Cost
52) Carthage College
Kenosha, Private Not For Profit
63 57
$58,716
In State Total Cost
53) Lawrence University
Appleton, Private Not For Profit
82 65
$60,270
In State Total Cost
54) Beloit College
Beloit, Private Not For Profit
82 67