Wisconsin In State Tuition Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Wisconsin by In State Tuition for 2022

Cheapest Colleges in Wisconsin by In State Tuition

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 tuition. 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 tuition 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.

The most affordable four year colleges in Wisconsin are listed by one year's in state tuition list price for the 2020/2021 school year.

What is the cheapest college in Wisconsin? Leading the colleges list is Madison Area Technical College in Madison with an in state tuition of $4,167.

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 Tuition
College In State Tuition Rating Value
#1 Madison Area Technical College

Madison, Public Not For Profit

$4,167 NA NA
#2 College of Menominee Nation

Keshena, Private Not For Profit

$6,000 NA NA
#3 University of Wisconsin Green Bay

Green Bay, Public Not For Profit

$6,298 37 14
#4 University of Wisconsin Parkside

Kenosha, Public Not For Profit

$6,298 29 11
#5 University of Wisconsin Platteville

Platteville, Public Not For Profit

$6,418 44 15
#6 University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

Oshkosh, Public Not For Profit

$6,422 40 11
#7 University of Wisconsin River Falls

River Falls, Public Not For Profit

$6,428 42 12
#8 University of Wisconsin Whitewater

Whitewater, Public Not For Profit

$6,519 38 13
#9 University of Wisconsin Superior

Superior, Public Not For Profit

$6,535 37 9
#10 University of Wisconsin Stevens Point

Stevens Point, Public Not For Profit

$6,698 38 15
#11 University of Wisconsin Stout

Menomonie, Public Not For Profit

$7,014 43 13
#12 University of Wisconsin Eau Claire

Eau Claire, Public Not For Profit

$7,361 48 18
#13 University of Wisconsin La Crosse

La Crosse, Public Not For Profit

$7,585 53 21
#14 University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

Milwaukee, Public Not For Profit

$8,091 38 8
#15 University of Wisconsin Madison

Madison, Public Not For Profit

$9,273 79 86
#16 University of Phoenix Madison Campus

Madison, Private For Profit

$9,480 NA NA
#17 University of Phoenix Milwaukee Campus

Brookfield, Private For Profit

$10,399 NA NA
#18 Northland International University

Dunbar, Private Not For Profit

$12,290 NA NA
#19 Herzing University Madison

Madison, Private Not For Profit

$13,320 NA NA
#20 Herzing University Kenosha

Kenosha, Private Not For Profit

$13,320 NA NA
#21 Herzing University Brookfield

Brookfield, Private Not For Profit

$13,320 NA NA
#22 Globe University Eau Claire

Eau Claire, Private For Profit

$14,040 NA NA
#23 Globe University Madison East

Madison, Private For Profit

$14,040 NA NA
#24 Globe University Green Bay

Green Bay, Private For Profit

$14,040 NA NA
#25 Globe University Madison West

Middleton, Private For Profit

$14,040 NA NA
#26 Globe University Wausau

Rothschild, Private For Profit

$14,040 NA NA
#27 Globe University La Crosse

Onalaska, Private For Profit

$14,040 NA NA
#28 Globe University Appleton

Grand Chute, Private For Profit

$14,040 NA NA
#29 Bryant and Stratton College Milwaukee

Milwaukee, Private For Profit

$15,757 NA NA
#30 DeVry University Wisconsin

Milwaukee, Private For Profit

$15,835 NA NA
#31 Maranatha Baptist Bible College

Watertown, Private Not For Profit

$16,400 52 30
#32 Bryant and Stratton College Glendale

Glendale, Private For Profit

$17,355 NA NA
#33 Bryant and Stratton College Wauwatosa

Wauwatosa, Private For Profit

$18,557 NA NA
#34 Bellin College

Green Bay, Private Not For Profit

$21,050 59 16
#35 Marian University

Fond Du Lac, Private Not For Profit

$28,100 42 16
#36 Viterbo University

La Crosse, Private Not For Profit

$28,660 46 43
#37 Silver Lake College of the Holy Family

Manitowoc, Private Not For Profit

$28,900 NA NA
#38 Lakeland College

Plymouth, Private Not For Profit

$29,433 NA NA
#39 Alverno College

Milwaukee, Private Not For Profit

$29,808 NA NA
#40 Concordia University Wisconsin

Mequon, Private Not For Profit

$30,890 61 69
#41 Wisconsin Lutheran College

Milwaukee, Private Not For Profit

$31,310 54 64
#42 Carthage College

Kenosha, Private Not For Profit

$31,500 54 79
#43 Edgewood College

Madison, Private Not For Profit

$31,700 NA NA
#44 Mount Mary College

Milwaukee, Private Not For Profit

$32,120 49 59
#45 Cardinal Stritch University

Milwaukee, Private Not For Profit

$33,070 48 76
#46 Carroll University

Waukesha, Private Not For Profit

$33,200 48 37
#47 Northland College

Ashland, Private Not For Profit

$37,078 47 65
#48 Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design

Milwaukee, Private Not For Profit

$38,050 NA NA
#49 Saint Norbert College

De Pere, Private Not For Profit

$40,070 59 50
#50 Milwaukee School of Engineering

Milwaukee, Private Not For Profit

$41,820 67 79
#51 Marquette University

Milwaukee, Private Not For Profit

$44,970 70 58
#52 Ripon College

Ripon, Private Not For Profit

$46,823 52 76
#53 Lawrence University

Appleton, Private Not For Profit

$50,658 70 88
#54 Beloit College

Beloit, Private Not For Profit

$52,858 NA NA