Wisconsin Colleges Statistics

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2020 Wisconsin Colleges Statistics

In Wisconsin State, there are 120 Wisconsin Colleges - 37 public and 83 private schools. Among them, 108 schools are offering undergraduate programs and 49 schools have graduate programs. 69 Wisconsin Colleges offer the distance learning Opportunities and 5 schools are online completely schools that all degree programs can be completed by online educationin Wisconsin. Total 349,923 students are attending Wisconsin Colleges and the average students to faculty ratio is 12.38 to 1. The 2020 average tuition & fees at Wisconsin Colleges is $6,452 for Wisconsin residents and $19,466 for out-of-state students. The average graduate tuition & fees is $9,247 for Wisconsin residents and $16,278 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the 2019-2020 statistics for Wisconsin Colleges.
Wisconsin Colleges Statistics
academic year 2019-2020
Number of Schools120 schools
By Types37 public, 83 private
By Levels67 four(4) years
28 two but less than four years
25 less than two(2) years
By Categories5 National Universities
7 Liberal Arts Colleges
28 Community Colleges
Tuition & fees
Undergraduate$6,452 Wisconsin residents
$19,466 out-of-state
Graduate$9,247 Wisconsin residents
$16,278 out-of-state
Average Financial Aid$8,168
Student Population349,923
Undergraduate310,776
Graduate39,147
Acceptance Rate73.56%
Test Scores1,132 SAT, 24 AVG
Students to Faculty Ratio12.38 to 1

Wisconsin Colleges Comparison By Rank, Tuition, and Admission

Next table lists Wisconsin Colleges ordered by rank. The number in rank column refers to the rank in the Wisconsin college ranking. You can sort the schools by clicking column name that you want to sort.
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2019-2020 Wisconsin Colleges Comparison
Rank*NameTuition & FeesAverage Financial AidPopulationAcceptance RateTest ScoresStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 University of Wisconsin-Madison
Public, 4 yearsMadison, WI
$37,785
($10,725)
$9,987 43,46354% 1,390 SAT
30 ACT
17 to 1
2 Lawrence University
Private, 4 yearsAppleton, WI
$49,122 $28,364 1,46362% 1,315 SAT
29 ACT
8 to 1
3 Marquette University
Private, 4 yearsMilwaukee, WI
$43,930 $19,330 11,60583% 1,220 SAT
27 ACT
14 to 1
4 University of Wisconsin-River Falls
Public, 4 yearsRiver Falls, WI
$15,610
($8,037)
$4,642 6,13579% -
23 ACT
22 to 1
5 University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Public, 4 yearsLa Crosse, WI
$17,946
($9,127)
$4,889 10,59773% -
25 ACT
19 to 1
6 University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Public, 4 yearsEau Claire, WI
$17,115
($8,840)
$5,172 11,60482% -
24 ACT
23 to 1
7 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Public, 4 yearsMilwaukee, WI
$21,168
($9,598)
$6,358 27,01277% -
22 ACT
18 to 1
8 University of Wisconsin-Platteville
Public, 4 yearsPlatteville, WI
$15,473
($7,623)
$5,026 8,95585% -
23 ACT
21 to 1
9 Concordia University-WisconsinPrivate, 4 yearsMequon, WI $30,352 $12,359 6,37464% -
24 ACT
12 to 1
10 University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Public, 4 yearsGreen Bay, WI
$16,091
($7,873)
$6,152 8,56685% -
21 ACT
23 to 1
11 University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
Public, 4 yearsOshkosh, WI
$15,189
($7,656)
$5,629 16,41076% -
22 ACT
22 to 1
12 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Public, 4 yearsWhitewater, WI
$16,416
($7,695)
$5,199 13,05979% -
22 ACT
20 to 1
13 University of Wisconsin-Stout
Public, 4 yearsMenomonie, WI
$17,430
($9,463)
$4,950 8,77091% -
22 ACT
19 to 1
14 Beloit College
Private, 4 yearsBeloit, WI
$51,532 $30,136 1,27562% 1,230 SAT
27 ACT
10 to 1
15 Carroll University
Private, 4 yearsWaukesha, WI
$32,850 $17,912 3,35267% 1,135 SAT
24 ACT
14 to 1
16 University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Public, 4 yearsStevens Point, WI
$16,974
($8,270)
$5,517 9,08685% -
22 ACT
20 to 1
17 Milwaukee School of EngineeringPrivate, 4 yearsMilwaukee, WI $42,162 $24,301 2,82062% 1,275 SAT
28 ACT
15 to 1
18 University of Wisconsin-Parkside
Public, 4 yearsKenosha, WI
$15,691
($7,421)
$5,874 4,29566% -
20 ACT
19 to 1
19 Viterbo University
Private, 4 yearsLa Crosse, WI
$28,650 $13,951 2,59877% 1,160 SAT
23 ACT
11 to 1
20 Ripon College
Private, 4 yearsRipon, WI
$45,113 $27,530 80770% 1,105 SAT
22 ACT
12 to 1
21 University of Wisconsin-SuperiorPublic, 4 yearsSuperior, WI $15,705
($8,132)
$5,370 2,60382% -
21 ACT
16 to 1
22 Lakeland University
Private, 4 yearsPlymouth, WI
$29,880 $10,115 2,49778% 983 SAT
20 ACT
13 to 1
23 Saint Norbert College
Private, 4 yearsDe Pere, WI
$39,529 $20,595 2,22880% 1,155 SAT
24 ACT
14 to 1
24 Edgewood College
Private, 4 yearsMadison, WI
$30,600 $13,933 2,19072% 1,080 SAT
23 ACT
10 to 1
25 Holy Family College
Private, 4 yearsManitowoc, WI
$29,600 $14,759 44451% 988 SAT
19 ACT
9 to 1
26 Alverno College
Private, 4 yearsMilwaukee, WI
$29,456 $14,391 1,85169% - 10 to 1
27 Cardinal Stritch UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsMilwaukee, WI $31,798 $16,432 2,14881% 1,055 SAT
20 ACT
8 to 1
28 Herzing University-MadisonPrivate, 4 yearsMadison, WI $14,200 $5,020 2,14091% - 17 to 1
29 Mount Mary University
Private, 4 yearsMilwaukee, WI
$31,160 $19,463 1,33958% 935 SAT
19 ACT
12 to 1
30 Marian University
Private, 4 yearsFond Du Lac, WI
$27,950 $14,785 1,81965% 980 SAT
20 ACT
11 to 1
31 East-West UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsKeshena, WI $22,050 $9,931 11- - 10 to 1
- Globe University-WausauPrivate, 4 yearsRothschild, WI $14,940 - -- - 9 to 1
- Medical College of Wisconsin
Private, 4 yearsMilwaukee, WI
- - 1,413- - -
- ITT Technical Institute-MadisonPrivate, 4 yearsMadison, WI - - -- - 10 to 1
- Lakeshore Technical College
Public, 2-4 yearsCleveland, WI
$6,389
($4,341)
$4,244 2,963- - 13 to 1
- University of Wisconsin-Parkside FlexPublic, 4 yearsKenosha, WI $6,750 - 5- - 19 to 1
- Paul Mitchell the School-Green Bay
Private, Less than 2 yearsDe Pere, WI
$15,000 $4,339 121- - 10 to 1
- Broadview University - Globe University - MadisonPrivate, Less than 2 yearsMadison, WI - - -- - -
- Waukesha County Technical College
Public, 2-4 yearsPewaukee, WI
$6,395
($4,347)
$3,542 7,961- - 19 to 1
- Milwaukee Career College
Private, 2-4 yearsMilwaukee, WI
$12,594 $2,945 15669% - 13 to 1
- Gateway Technical College
Public, 2-4 yearsKenosha, WI
$6,575
($4,527)
$4,316 7,037- - 8 to 1
- Montessori Institute of MilwaukeePrivate, 4 yearsMilwaukee, WI - - 57- - -
- Carthage College
Private, 4 yearsKenosha, WI
$45,100 $26,380 2,87268% 1,110 SAT
24 ACT
12 to 1
- House of Heavilin Beauty College-Academy of Beauty ProfessionalsPrivate, Less than 2 yearsGreen Bay, WI $19,696 $4,487 27- - 10 to 1
- Southwest Wisconsin Technical College
Public, 2-4 yearsFennimore, WI
$6,481
($4,433)
$4,312 2,009- - 12 to 1
- Madison Media InstitutePrivate, 2-4 yearsMadison, WI $14,708 $5,110 11- - 8 to 1
- Bellin College
Private, 4 yearsGreen Bay, WI
$21,760 $7,825 477100% -
23 ACT
13 to 1
- Wright Graduate University for the Realization of Human PotentialPrivate, 4 yearsElkhorn, WI $11,228 - 23- - -
- The Art Institute of WisconsinPrivate, 4 yearsMilwaukee, WI $14,962 - 99- - 4 to 1
- Nashotah House
Private, 4 yearsNashotah, WI
- - 65- - -
- Herzing University-KenoshaPrivate, 4 yearsKenosha, WI $14,200 $6,867 44357% - 16 to 1
- Milwaukee Area Technical College
Public, 2-4 yearsMilwaukee, WI
$6,706
($4,658)
$5,348 15,278- - 13 to 1
- The Salon Professional Academy-OnalaskaPrivate, 2-4 yearsOnalaska, WI $19,900 $5,762 64- - 9 to 1
- Maranatha Baptist University
Private, 4 yearsWatertown, WI
$16,660 $7,279 1,03577% 1,106 SAT
23 ACT
11 to 1
- The Institute of Beauty and Wellness
Private, Less than 2 yearsMilwaukee, WI
$18,700 $5,108 204- - 7 to 1
- The Professional Hair Design Academy
Private, 2-4 yearsEau Claire, WI
$11,900 $4,822 53- - 8 to 1
- Broadview University - Globe University - AppletonPrivate, Less than 2 yearsGrand Chute, WI - - -- - -
- Bryant & Stratton College-RacinePrivate, 4 yearsMount Pleasant, WI - - 103- - 11 to 1
- Paul Mitchell the School-Monroe
Private, Less than 2 yearsMonroe, WI
$15,500 - 22- - 10 to 1
- University of Wisconsin Colleges
Public, 4 yearsMadison, WI
$12,743
($5,172)
$4,897 11,486- -
60 ACT
20 to 1
- Empire Beauty School-Green BayPrivate, Less than 2 yearsAshwaubenon, WI $16,632 $4,527 31- - 10 to 1
- Blackhawk Technical College
Public, 2-4 yearsJanesville, WI
$6,797
($4,440)
$3,199 2,222- - 9 to 1
- Aveda Institute-MadisonPrivate, Less than 2 yearsMadison, WI $18,700 $5,124 102- - 4 to 1
- VICI Beauty School
Private, 2-4 yearsGreenfield, WI
$16,533 $4,563 111- - 12 to 1
- Shepherds College
Private, 2-4 yearsUnion Grove, WI
$123,200 $20,410 8090% - 6 to 1
- Northcentral Technical College
Public, 2-4 yearsWausau, WI
$5,247
($3,609)
$3,938 6,395- - 11 to 1
- Advanced College of CosmetologyPrivate, Less than 2 yearsWaupun, WI $13,600 $4,153 27- - 6 to 1
- Globe University-Madison EastPrivate, 4 yearsMadison, WI $14,940 - -- - 10 to 1
- Wisconsin Lutheran College
Private, 4 yearsMilwaukee, WI
$30,850 $17,850 1,24889% 1,155 SAT
24 ACT
12 to 1
- Bryant & Stratton College-WauwatosaPrivate, 4 yearsWauwatosa, WI $18,790 $6,045 797- - 15 to 1
- University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee FlexPublic, 4 yearsMilwaukee, WI $6,750 $1,682 538- - 18 to 1
- Wisconsin School of Professional Psychology
Private, 4 yearsMilwaukee, WI
- - 76- - -
- Broadview University - Globe University - La Crosse - Teach-OutPrivate, Less than 2 yearsOnalaska, WI - - -- - -
- Chippewa Valley Technical College
Public, 2-4 yearsEau Claire, WI
$6,481
($4,433)
$4,283 7,645- - 14 to 1
- Academy of Cosmetology
Private, 2-4 yearsJanesville, WI
$17,407 - 24- - 7 to 1
- Fox Valley Technical College
Public, 2-4 yearsAppleton, WI
$6,688
($4,640)
$3,858 11,709- - 11 to 1
- Ottawa University-MilwaukeePrivate, 4 yearsBrookfield, WI $12,316 $4,454 194- - 4 to 1
- House of Heavilin Beauty College-Academy of Beauty ProfessionalsPrivate, Less than 2 yearsAppleton, WI $19,696 $4,270 30- - 10 to 1
- State College of Beauty Culture Inc
Private, Less than 2 yearsWausau, WI
$14,900 $4,765 48- - 11 to 1
- University of Wisconsin ExtensionPublic, 4 yearsMadison, WI - - -- - -
- Madison Area Technical College
Public, 4 yearsMadison, WI
$6,622
($4,482)
$2,927 15,250- - 11 to 1
- Bella Academy of Cosmetology
Private, Less than 2 yearsOshkosh, WI
$15,550 $5,270 23- - 10 to 1
- Northland College
Private, 4 yearsAshland, WI
$37,516 $25,049 58267% - 10 to 1
- The Salon Professional Academy-KenoshaPrivate, Less than 2 yearsKenosha, WI $18,600 $4,770 93- - 13 to 1
- Paul Mitchell the School-MilwaukeePrivate, Less than 2 yearsPawaukee, WI $17,553 $4,664 85- - 12 to 1
- Mid-State Technical College
Public, 2-4 yearsWisconsin Rapids, WI
$6,609
($4,561)
$3,979 2,690- - 12 to 1
- The Salon Professional Academy-AppletonPrivate, 2-4 yearsAppleton, WI $16,500 $5,004 62- - 9 to 1
- Rasmussen College-WisconsinPrivate, 4 yearsGreen Bay, WI $10,935 $6,103 653- - 15 to 1
- Gill-Tech Academy of Hair Design
Private, 2-4 yearsAppleton, WI
- - 42- - 5 to 1
- Broadview University - Globe University - WausauPrivate, Less than 2 yearsRothschild, WI - - -- - -
- Western Technical College
Public, 2-4 yearsLa Crosse, WI
$6,488
($4,440)
$2,235 4,004- - 9 to 1
- University of Wisconsin Colleges FlexPublic, 2-4 yearsMadison, WI $6,749 $1,875 18644% - 20 to 1
- University of Phoenix-WisconsinPrivate, 4 yearsMilwaukee, WI $11,817 - 11- - 10 to 1
- Columbia College of NursingPrivate, 4 yearsGlendale, WI $30,670 $6,334 122- - 8 to 1
- Purdue University Global-MilwaukeePublic, 4 yearsMilwaukee, WI $14,343
($14,263)
$4,404 284- - 20 to 1
- Bryant & Stratton College-MilwaukeePrivate, 4 yearsMilwaukee, WI $15,690 $5,427 152- - 4 to 1
- Midwest College of Oriental Medicine-Racine
Private, 4 yearsRacine, WI
$16,270 $1,545 51- - 9 to 1
- Paul Mitchell the School-MadisonPrivate, Less than 2 yearsMadison, WI $15,500 $5,083 53- - 12 to 1
- Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology
Private, 4 yearsFranklin, WI
- - 120- - -
- Advanced Institute of Hair Design-Glendale
Private, 2-4 yearsGlendale, WI
- - 66- - 12 to 1
- Panache Academy of BeautyPrivate, Less than 2 yearsBaraboo, WI $15,941 $3,571 59- - 18 to 1
- Nicolet Area Technical College
Public, 2-4 yearsRhinelander, WI
$6,660
($4,440)
$4,334 1,283- - 8 to 1
- Herzing University-BrookfieldPrivate, 4 yearsBrookfield, WI $14,200 $7,752 41181% - 13 to 1
- Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design
Private, 4 yearsMilwaukee, WI
$38,550 $20,674 75668% - 11 to 1
- Bryant & Stratton College-BayshorePrivate, 4 yearsGlendale, WI $17,565 $5,360 425- - 14 to 1
- Wisconsin AcademyPrivate, Less than 2 yearsPeshtigo, WI $13,500 - 2- - 1 to 1
- ITT Technical Institute-GreenfieldPrivate, 4 yearsGreenfield, WI - - -- - 17 to 1
- Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-JanesvillePrivate, 2-4 yearsJanesville, WI $18,407 $5,771 58- - 8 to 1
- Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College
Public, 2-4 yearsShell Lake, WI
$6,885
($4,701)
$4,282 2,963- - 9 to 1
- East-West Healing Arts Institute - Milwaukee
Private, Less than 2 yearsShorewood, WI
- - -- - -
- Empire Beauty School-MilwaukeePrivate, Less than 2 yearsMilwaukee, WI $16,632 $4,452 117- - 20 to 1
- Broadview University - Globe University - Eau ClairePrivate, Less than 2 yearsEau Claire, WI - - -- - -
- College of Menominee Nation
Private, 4 yearsKeshena, WI
$6,200 $3,662 237- - 6 to 1
- House of Heavilin Beauty College-Academy of Beauty ProfessionalsPrivate, Less than 2 yearsMadison, WI $19,696 $4,326 27- - 10 to 1
- Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College
Public, 2-4 yearsHayward, WI
$4,590 $6,129 231- - 20 to 1
- East-West Healing Arts Institute
Private, Less than 2 yearsMadison, WI
$12,975 $3,546 10- - 9 to 1
- Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
Public, 2-4 yearsGreen Bay, WI
$6,625
($4,577)
$4,303 11,505- - 17 to 1
- First Class Cosmetology SchoolPrivate, Less than 2 yearsBeloit, WI $16,900 $4,454 63- - 10 to 1
- Moraine Park Technical College
Public, 2-4 yearsFond du Lac, WI
$5,885
($4,440)
$3,539 4,470- - 16 to 1
Average$19,466
($6,452)
$8,168 349,92373.56% 1,132 SAT 12.38 to 1
*Wisconsin college ranking
**Ranking data provided by CollegeEvaluator.
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All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020