# Wisconsin Colleges

In terms of yearly graduations, Wisconsin is ranked #23 in the country with 67,758 degrees handed out in 2018. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Wisconsin is $15,907 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $18,305 a year.

About 62% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,506 per year.

## Most Popular Schools in Wisconsin

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

There are 42,977 students at Wisconsin in total, 28,977 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

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 average amount of student loans is $8,260 a year. Wisconsin has a 1.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Wisconsin with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $45,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee is 24,988, of which 17,076 students are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee is 4.9 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 72%. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

65% of University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,565 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee is $36,300.

The total student population at Marquette University is 11,426, of which 8,026 students are full-time undergraduates. 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.

Roughly 51% of students at Marquette take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,642 a year. Marquette has a 2.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national 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.

There are 12,434 students at UW - Whitewater in total, 9,830 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

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

Approximately 65% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,156 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UW - Whitewater is $35,900.

The total student population at University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh is 13,933, of which 7,994 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

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

Approximately 65% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,899 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 Oshkosh with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at University of Wisconsin - La Crosse is 10,548, of which 9,094 students are full-time undergraduates. 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 typical student loan amount is $6,644 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UW - La Crosse is $38,300.

There are 10,904 students at UW - Eau Claire in total, 9,476 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

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

58% of UW - Eau Claire students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,378 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.3% 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.

There are 9,416 students at UW - Stout in total, 6,605 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

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

Approximately 65% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,458 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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.

There are 7,224 full-time undergraduates at UW - Stevens Point, and 8,222 students altogether. 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%. Of the accepted students, 45% are men and 55% are women.

63% of UW - Stevens Point students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,583 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $33,600 during the early-career years.

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.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 80%. Around 64% of accepted students are men, and 36% are women.

Approximately 60% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,045 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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

There are 2,616 full-time undergraduates at CUW, and 7,288 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at CUW is 4.4 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 63%. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

64% of CUW students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,505 a year. CUW has a 5.9% 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 $37,300 during the early-career years.

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.

Approximately 34% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,198 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Madison College is $30,600.

The total student population at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay is 7,174, of which 4,095 students are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

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

62% of University of Wisconsin - Green Bay students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,735 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $34,800 during the early-career years.

There are 11,486 students at University of Wisconsin Colleges in total, 5,465 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

About 79% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 46% are men and 54% are women.

Approximately 30% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,282 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.5% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from University of Wisconsin Colleges is $29,300.

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.

Approximately 36% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,619 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 22.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,500 during the early-career years.

There are 5,014 full-time undergraduates at UW - River Falls, and 6,105 students altogether. For undergraduates at UW - River Falls, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

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

64% of UW - River Falls students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,246 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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.

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.

Approximately 44% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,521 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.8% 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 1,394 full-time undergraduates at Viterbo, and 2,796 students altogether. It takes the average Viterbo undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

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

74% of Viterbo students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,133 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Viterbo with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $38,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Carroll University is 3,452, of which 2,737 students are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Carroll U is 4.2 years.

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 average amount of student loans is $8,848 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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.

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.

42% of NWTC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,745 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.8% 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.

The total student population at University of Wisconsin - Parkside is 4,277, of which 3,275 students are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at University of Wisconsin - Parkside, the average graduation time is 5.0 years.

About 61% of students who apply get accepted. Around 45% of accepted students are men, and 55% are women.

Roughly 55% of students at University of Wisconsin - Parkside take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,643 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.7% is close to 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.

There are 901 full-time undergraduates at Cardinal Stritch, and 2,355 students altogether. For undergraduates at Cardinal Stritch, the average graduation time 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 typical student loan amount is $6,490 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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.

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

Roughly 50% of students at CVTC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,199 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

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

The total student population at Carthage College is 2,860, of which 2,596 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 68%. Around 39% of accepted students 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 student loan default rate of 6.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Carthage is $37,000.

There are 779 full-time undergraduates at Lakeland, and 2,679 students altogether. It takes the average Lakeland undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 52%. Of the accepted students, 59% are men and 41% are women.

Roughly 99% of students at Lakeland take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,421 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Lakeland is $37,400.

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