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53 Colleges
6,402 Yearly Graduations
$65,540 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$25,563 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2019, 6,402 students received a teaching degree from a college in Wisconsin, making it rank #18 in terms of graduations. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $16,385 per year to get their degree at a college in Wisconsin, while out of state students will pay an average of $19,428 per year.

An estimated 60% of college students in Wisconsin take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,391 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

University of Wisconsin - Whitewater

Whitewater, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
521 Yearly Degrees
$7,695 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Wisconsin - Whitewater is 13,059, of which 11,722 students are undergraduates and of those, 10,156 are full-time. For undergraduates at UW - Whitewater, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

About 70% of students who apply get accepted. Around 50% of accepted students are men, and 50% are women.

65% of UW - Whitewater students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,156 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $35,900 during the early-career years.

#2

University of Wisconsin - Madison

Madison, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
515 Yearly Degrees
$10,725 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Wisconsin - Madison is 43,463, of which 31,705 students are undergraduates and of those, 29,375 are full-time. It takes the average UW - Madison undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

About 54% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 46% are men and 54% are women.

Roughly 34% of students at UW - Madison take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,260 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $45,000 during the early-career years.

#3

University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh

Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
509 Yearly Degrees
$7,656 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 16,410 students at UW Oshkosh in total, 15,097 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 9,108 are full-time. For undergraduates at UW Oshkosh, the average graduation time is 4.8 years.

About 63% of students who apply get accepted. Around 38% of accepted students are men, and 62% are women.

65% of UW Oshkosh students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,899 a year. UW Oshkosh has a 3.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UW Oshkosh is $36,500.

#4

Viterbo University

La Crosse, Wisconsin
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
405 Yearly Degrees
$28,650 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,714 undergraduates at Viterbo, of which 1,394 are full-time, and there are 2,598 students altogether. For undergraduates at Viterbo, the average graduation time is 4.4 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 61%. Around 28% of accepted students are men, and 72% are women.

Approximately 74% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,133 a year. Viterbo has a 4.2% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $38,100 during the early-career years.

#5

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
384 Yearly Degrees
$9,598 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 22,337 undergraduates at UWM, of which 18,137 are full-time, and there are 27,012 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UWM is 4.9 years.

About 72% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 56% are women.

Approximately 65% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,565 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from UWM with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#6

University of Wisconsin - Stout

Menomonie, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
305 Yearly Degrees
$9,463 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,577 undergraduates at UW - Stout, of which 6,173 are full-time, and there are 8,770 students altogether. It takes the average UW - Stout undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

Around 87% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 55% are men and 45% are women.

65% of UW - Stout students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,458 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UW - Stout is $39,200.

#7

University of Wisconsin - La Crosse

La Crosse, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
290 Yearly Degrees
$9,127 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Wisconsin - La Crosse is 10,597, of which 9,727 students are undergraduates and of those, 9,168 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

About 73% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

55% of UW - La Crosse students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,644 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from UW - La Crosse with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $38,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#8

University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point

Stevens Point, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
279 Yearly Degrees
$8,270 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point is 9,086, of which 8,771 students are undergraduates and of those, 7,406 are full-time. It takes the average UW - Stevens Point undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

About 84% of students who apply get accepted. Around 45% of accepted students are men, and 55% are women.

Roughly 63% of students at UW - Stevens Point take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,583 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UW - Stevens Point is $33,600.

#9

University of Wisconsin - River Falls

River Falls, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
252 Yearly Degrees
$8,037 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,135 students at UW - River Falls in total, 5,726 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 5,232 are full-time. It takes the average UW - River Falls undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

About 75% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

64% of UW - River Falls students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,246 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from UW - River Falls with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#10

Concordia University, Wisconsin

Mequon, Wisconsin
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
226 Yearly Degrees
$30,352 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,374 students at Concordia University, Wisconsin in total, 3,493 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,410 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Concordia University, Wisconsin is 4.4 years.

About 63% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

Approximately 64% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,505 a year. Concordia University, Wisconsin has a 5.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Concordia University, Wisconsin with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $37,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#11

University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire

Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
202 Yearly Degrees
$8,840 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 11,604 students at UW - Eau Claire in total, 10,888 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 9,816 are full-time. For undergraduates at UW - Eau Claire, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

About 76% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 35% are men and 65% are women.

Roughly 58% of students at UW - Eau Claire take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,378 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $38,500 during the early-career years.

#12

Cardinal Stritch University

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
194 Yearly Degrees
$31,798 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,148 students at Cardinal Stritch in total, 1,457 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 807 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Cardinal Stritch is 4.5 years.

About 78% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 29% are men and 71% are women.

Roughly 64% of students at Cardinal Stritch take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,490 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Cardinal Stritch with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $43,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#13

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

Green Bay, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
187 Yearly Degrees
$4,577 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 11,505 students at NWTC in total, 2,573 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 42% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,745 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from NWTC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#14

University of Wisconsin - Superior

Superior, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
186 Yearly Degrees
$8,132 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,296 undergraduates at UW - Superior, of which 1,795 are full-time, and there are 2,603 students altogether. It takes the average UW - Superior undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 76%. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

Roughly 60% of students at UW - Superior take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,402 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,200 during the early-career years.

#15

Edgewood College

Madison, Wisconsin
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
164 Yearly Degrees
$30,600 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Edgewood College is 2,190, of which 1,488 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,281 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Edgewood is 4.4 years.

About 71% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 27% are men and 73% are women.

71% of Edgewood students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,429 a year. Edgewood has a 2.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Edgewood is $39,500.

#16

Alverno College

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
163 Yearly Degrees
$29,456 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Alverno College is 1,851, of which 1,219 students are undergraduates and of those, 995 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Alverno is 4.9 years.

Around 89% of students who apply get accepted.

Roughly 82% of students at Alverno take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,997 a year. Alverno has a 7.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Alverno is $36,700.

#17

University of Wisconsin - Platteville

Platteville, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
133 Yearly Degrees
$7,623 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 8,123 undergraduates at UW - Platteville, of which 6,954 are full-time, and there are 8,955 students altogether. For undergraduates at UW - Platteville, the average graduation time is 4.8 years.

About 80% of students who apply get accepted. Around 64% of accepted students are men, and 36% are women.

60% of UW - Platteville students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,045 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from UW - Platteville with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $39,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#18

Carroll University

Waukesha, Wisconsin
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
113 Yearly Degrees
$32,850 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Carroll University is 3,352, of which 2,901 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,690 are full-time. It takes the average Carroll U undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

About 71% of students who apply get accepted. Around 35% of accepted students are men, and 65% are women.

Roughly 74% of students at Carroll U take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $8,848 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Carroll U with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $38,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#19

Marian University

Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
112 Yearly Degrees
$27,950 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,819 students at Marian in total, 1,430 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,218 are full-time. It takes the average Marian undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

About 68% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

Roughly 83% of students at Marian take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,215 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Marian with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $39,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#19

Marquette University

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
112 Yearly Degrees
$43,930 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 8,435 undergraduates at Marquette, of which 8,121 are full-time, and there are 11,605 students altogether. Students tend to stick around at Marquette. The freshman retention rate is 89%.

Around 89% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 45% are men and 55% are women.

51% of Marquette students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $8,642 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $50,600 during the early-career years.

#21

Milwaukee Area Technical College

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
108 Yearly Degrees
$4,658 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,413 full-time undergraduates at MATC, and 15,278 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

36% of MATC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,619 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 22.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from MATC is $26,500.

#22

Madison Area Technical College

Madison, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
97 Yearly Degrees
$4,482 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 15,202 undergraduates at Madison College, of which 3,937 are full-time, and there are 15,250 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Roughly 34% of students at Madison College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,198 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,600 during the early-career years.

#23

Carthage College

Kenosha, Wisconsin
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
81 Yearly Degrees
$45,100 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,872 students at Carthage in total, 2,763 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,649 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Carthage is 4.2 years.

About 68% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

Approximately 79% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,705 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $37,000 during the early-career years.

#23

University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

Green Bay, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
81 Yearly Degrees
$7,873 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 8,189 undergraduates at UW - Green Bay, of which 4,861 are full-time, and there are 8,566 students altogether. It takes the average UW - Green Bay undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

About 76% of students who apply get accepted. Around 33% of accepted students are men, and 67% are women.

Roughly 62% of students at UW - Green Bay take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,735 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.3% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UW - Green Bay with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $34,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#25

Wisconsin Lutheran College

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
74 Yearly Degrees
$30,850 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Wisconsin Lutheran College is 1,248, of which 1,085 students are undergraduates and of those, 951 are full-time. For undergraduates at WLC, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

Around 90% of students who apply get accepted. Around 52% of accepted students are men, and 48% are women.

Roughly 83% of students at WLC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,812 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from WLC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $37,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Other Wisconsin Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Saint Norbert College 68
27 Silver Lake College of the Holy Family 60
28 Montessori Institute of Milwaukee 56
28 Northcentral Technical College 56
30 Maranatha Baptist University 55
31 Gateway Technical College 41
32 Waukesha County Technical College 37
33 Fox Valley Technical College 35
34 Mount Mary University 34
35 Lakeland University 31
36 Chippewa Valley Technical College 27
37 Southwest Wisconsin Technical College 25
38 Beloit College 23
39 Western Technical College 22
40 Blackhawk Technical College 21
41 Rasmussen College - Wisconsin 17
42 University of Wisconsin - Parkside 15
43 Lakeshore Technical College 14
44 Moraine Park Technical College 13
45 Mid-State Technical College 12
46 Lawrence University 11
47 Nicolet Area Technical College 9
48 Ripon College 8
49 Northland College 7
50 College of Menominee Nation 6
51 Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College 4
52 Ottawa University - Milwaukee 2
53 Bryant & Stratton College - Wauwatosa 0

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