Most Affordable Colleges in the state of Wisconsin for 2019

State of Wisconsin
Middle Class Affordability Rankings™
Which colleges are most affordable for Wisconsin residents? The answer may surprise you.

These rankings of the most affordable colleges for Wisconsin residents are based on the estimated net price for a "typical" middle class family living in the state of Wisconsin.

Note: Net price is the actual cost of the school paid by the student and family, after factoring in merit and grant aid from the college federal programs and work study. The net prices displayed in these rankings are College Raptor's estimates.
"Typical" Middle Class Family
Used in the net price estimates shown below
Number in Family
4
Number In College
1
Total Income
$80,000
Total Assets
$50,000


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Rank College Name Typical Net Price Sticker Price % Savings # Undergrads Est. Median SAT Acceptance Rate
1 University of Wisconsin Colleges $9,000 Image $15,400 41% 11,486 1,025 79.46%
2 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater $14,100 Image $18,000 22% 11,133 1,105 70.35%
3 University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point $14,800 Image $20,000 26% 7,894 1,125 83.56%
4 University of Wisconsin-River Falls $15,300 Image $22,300 31% 5,678 1,125 74.52%
4 University of Wisconsin-Superior $15,300 Image $20,700 26% 2,373 1,045 76.18%
6 University of Wisconsin-Platteville $15,500 Image $19,000 18% 7,611 1,165 79.71%
7 University of Wisconsin-Green Bay $15,700 Image $19,300 19% 6,811 1,125 75.53%
7 University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh $15,700 Image $19,400 19% 12,410 1,105 63.09%
9 University of Wisconsin-La Crosse $17,000 Image $17,000 0% 9,705 1,185 73.37%
10 University of Wisconsin-Parkside $17,500 Image $18,300 4% 4,137 1,045 60.77%
11 Maranatha Baptist University $18,500 Image $27,700 33% 926 1,135 73%
12 University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire $18,700 Image $19,700 5% 10,183 1,165 75.67%
13 Viterbo University $18,800 Image $40,000 53% 1,773 1,165 61.45%
14 Northland College $19,100 Image $51,600 63% 635 1,188 61.17%
15 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee $19,500 Image $25,300 23% 20,360 1,125 72.48%
16 University of Wisconsin-Stout $19,700 Image $19,700 0% 8,131 1,105 87.18%
17 Cardinal Stritch University $19,800 Image $44,100 55% 1,543 1,050 78.35%
18 Ripon College $20,500 Image $52,400 61% 756 1,149 67.53%
18 Silver Lake College of the Holy Family $20,500 Image $43,100 52% 392 906 51.54%
20 Lawrence University $21,100 Image $61,700 66% 1,467 1,325 61.35%
21 Milwaukee School of Engineering $21,200 Image $55,100 62% 2,610 1,308 62.84%
22 Saint Norbert College $22,100 Image $51,200 57% 2,067 1,200 79.22%
23 University of Wisconsin-Madison $22,300 Image $24,500 9% 31,358 1,363 53.81%
24 Wisconsin Lutheran College $22,400 Image $44,200 49% 992 1,149 90.25%
25 Lakeland University $22,700 Image $41,300 45% 1,998 1,010 51.66%
26 Marian University $23,300 Image $38,900 40% 1,508 1,015 67.58%
27 Edgewood College $25,300 Image $43,200 41% 1,564 1,145 71.11%
28 Mount Mary University $25,900 Image $46,400 44% 700 990 55.99%
29 Beloit College $26,400 Image $59,500 56% 1,402 1,257 53.98%
30 Carroll University $26,800 Image $45,000 40% 2,982 1,165 70.82%
31 Alverno College $27,000 Image $44,200 39% 1,312 990 89.41%
32 Concordia University-Wisconsin $27,800 Image $44,000 37% 3,709 1,144 63.19%
33 Carthage College $28,200 Image $57,200 51% 2,741 1,183 67.87%
34 Marquette University $36,400 Image $55,200 34% 8,335 1,269 89.33%
35 Milwaukee Institute of Art - Design $39,300 Image $46,600 16% 660 N/A 59.62%
School data from 2016-2017
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