# Wisconsin Colleges

Wisconsin ranked #20 in the nation for degrees handed out in 2019. Around 94,839 students received some type of diploma that year. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Wisconsin is $16,725 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $19,271 a year.

An estimated 65% of college students in Wisconsin take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,717 per year.

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There are 42,977 students at Wisconsin in total, 28,977 of which are full-time undergraduates. Wisconsin has a freshman retention rate of 95%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 54%. Of the accepted students, 46% are men and 54% are women.

Roughly 34% of students at Wisconsin take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $8,260 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Wisconsin is $45,000.

There are 17,076 full-time undergraduates at University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, and 24,988 students altogether. It takes the average University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee undergraduate about 4.9 years to complete their degree.

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

Roughly 65% of students at University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee take out loans to pay for college. 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 University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 3,980 full-time undergraduates at Madison College, and 15,410 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

34% of Madison College students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

Students who graduate from Madison College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Milwaukee Area Technical College is 14,012, of which 4,596 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Roughly 36% of students at MATC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans 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%.

Students who graduate from MATC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 2,190 full-time undergraduates at FVTC, and 11,660 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Roughly 44% of students at FVTC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,521 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from FVTC is $32,200.

There are 11,488 students at NWTC in total, 2,680 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 42% of students at NWTC take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from NWTC is $31,000.

The total student population at Marquette University is 11,426, of which 8,026 students are full-time undergraduates. The freshman retention rate at Marquette is 89%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

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%!

Students who graduate from Marquette with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $50,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at University of Wisconsin - Whitewater is 12,434, of which 9,830 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

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

Approximately 65% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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.

There are 7,994 full-time undergraduates at UW Oshkosh, and 13,933 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UW Oshkosh is 4.8 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 63%. Of the accepted students, 38% are men and 62% are women.

Roughly 65% of students at UW Oshkosh take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,899 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

There are 9,476 full-time undergraduates at UW - Eau Claire, and 10,904 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UW - Eau Claire is 4.6 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 76%. Of the accepted students, 35% are men and 65% are women.

Approximately 58% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,378 a year. UW - Eau Claire has a 7.5% 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 - Eau Claire is $38,500.

The total student population at Gateway Technical College is 9,166, of which 1,457 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Approximately 37% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,627 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 23.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Gateway Technical College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 10,548 students at UW - La Crosse in total, 9,094 of which are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average UW - La Crosse undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

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

Approximately 55% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,644 a year. UW - La Crosse has a 1.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

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.

There are 7,134 students at CVTC in total, 2,129 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Approximately 50% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,199 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.3% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from CVTC is $31,900.

There are 8,222 students at UW - Stevens Point in total, 7,224 of which are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at UW - Stevens Point, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 84%. 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. UW - Stevens Point has a 3.5% 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 $33,600 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Northcentral Technical College is 5,167, of which 1,361 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Roughly 45% of students at North Central Technical College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $3,730 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,000 during the early-career years.

The total student population at University of Wisconsin - Stout is 9,416, of which 6,605 students are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UW - Stout is 4.7 years.

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

Approximately 65% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,458 a year. UW - Stout has a 3.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UW - Stout with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $39,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at University of Wisconsin - Platteville is 8,548, of which 6,723 students are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average UW - Platteville undergraduate about 4.8 years to complete their degree.

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

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

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $39,000 during the early-career years.

There are 1,565 full-time undergraduates at WCTC, and 7,696 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 33% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,512 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

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

The total student population at Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College is 3,021, of which 1,087 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

54% of WITC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,674 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.8% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from WITC is $29,500.

There are 4,095 full-time undergraduates at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay, and 7,174 students altogether. For undergraduates at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 76%. Around 33% of accepted students are men, and 67% are women.

Roughly 62% of students at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans 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 University of Wisconsin - Green Bay with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $34,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 1,723 full-time undergraduates at Western Wisconsin Technical College, and 4,108 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

62% of Western Wisconsin Technical College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,709 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,300 during the early-career years.

There are 7,288 students at CUW in total, 2,616 of which are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at CUW, the average graduation time is 4.4 years.

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

Roughly 64% of students at CUW take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,505 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from CUW is $37,300.

There are 6,105 students at UW - River Falls in total, 5,014 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 75%. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

Approximately 64% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,246 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UW - River Falls is $35,600.

There are 761 full-time undergraduates at Moraine Park Technical College, and 5,012 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 30% of students at Moraine Park Technical College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,161 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.9% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,400 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Lakeshore Technical College is 2,734, of which 691 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Approximately 45% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,230 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.3% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,800 during the early-career years.

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