Wisconsin Out of State Tuition Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Wisconsin by Out of State Tuition for 2021

Cheapest Colleges in Wisconsin by Out of State Tuition

If you're looking for an affordable university in Wisconsin but aren't a state resident, these are the least expensive out of state colleges to consider. Additionally, if you are a foreign citizen and cannot qualify for in-state tuition, these are the cheapest universities in Wisconsin for international students.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published out of 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 out of 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 out of state tuition list price for the 2018/2019 school year.

What is the cheapest college in Wisconsin? Leading the colleges list is College of Menominee Nation in Keshena with an out of state tuition of $6,000.

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 2019/2020 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2019/2020 academic year.

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Wisconsin's Cheapest Colleges by Out of State Tuition
College Out of State Tuition Rating Value
#1 College of Menominee Nation

Keshena, Private Not For Profit

$6,000 NA NA
#2 Madison Area Technical College

Madison, Public Not For Profit

$6,235 NA NA
#3 University of Phoenix Madison Campus

Madison, Private For Profit

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

Brookfield, Private For Profit

$10,399 NA NA
#5 Northland International University

Dunbar, Private Not For Profit

$12,290 NA NA
#6 Herzing University Madison

Madison, Private Not For Profit

$13,320 NA NA
#7 Herzing University Kenosha

Kenosha, Private Not For Profit

$13,320 NA NA
#8 Herzing University Brookfield

Brookfield, Private Not For Profit

$13,320 NA NA
#9 University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

Oshkosh, Public Not For Profit

$13,995 41 14
#10 University of Wisconsin River Falls

River Falls, Public Not For Profit

$14,001 40 12
#11 Globe University Eau Claire

Eau Claire, Private For Profit

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

Madison, Private For Profit

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

Green Bay, Private For Profit

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

Middleton, Private For Profit

$14,040 NA NA
#15 Globe University Wausau

Rothschild, Private For Profit

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

Onalaska, Private For Profit

$14,040 NA NA
#17 Globe University Appleton

Grand Chute, Private For Profit

$14,040 NA NA
#18 University of Wisconsin Superior

Superior, Public Not For Profit

$14,108 35 9
#19 University of Wisconsin Platteville

Platteville, Public Not For Profit

$14,268 43 14
#20 University of Wisconsin Green Bay

Green Bay, Public Not For Profit

$14,516 37 14