Top Wisconsin Colleges and Universities

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Wisconsin is located in the midwestern region of the United States. There are many excellent colleges and universities located in Wisconsin, some of which are described below.
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Top Five Schools in Wisconsin

University of Wisconsin - Madison

The University of Wisconsin at Madison is a public educational institution and was founded in 1848. There are 28,462 undergraduates enrolled at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. With this large undergraduate student population in addition to graduate and non-traditional students, the University of Wisconsin at Madison is easily the largest institution of higher learning in the state. U.S. News & World Report recently ranked the University of Wisconsin at Madison 38th in the nation. There are 20 schools and colleges for entering freshmen and freshwomen to choose from: Agricultural and Life Sciences; Business; Continuing Studies; Education; Engineering; Environmental Sciences; Graduate School; Human Ecology; International Studies; Journalism and Mass Communication; Law; Letters and Science; Library and Information Studies; Music; Nursing; Pharmacy; Public Affairs; Social Work; and Veterinary Medicine. The undergraduate tuition for residents is $7,190 and $21,440 for non-residents.

Marquette University

Marquette University is a private educational institution and was founded in 1881. Located in Milwaukee, Marquette University has an undergraduate student population of 7,718. It is one of the country's largest Jesuit universities and is ranked as the 81st best school by U.S. News & World Report. There are 11 schools and colleges at Marquette University: Arts and Sciences; Business Administration; Communication; Engineering; Health Sciences; Nursing; Professional Studies; Graduate School; Dentistry; Education; and Law. The undergraduate tuition and costs is estimated to be $26,270.

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

The University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee is a public educational institution and was founded in 1956. There are an estimated 24,273 undergraduate students that attend the university. Located in Milwaukee, this university is the only true urban school in the state of Wisconsin. There are 11 schools and colleges at the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee: Health Sciences, Letters and Science, Engineering and Applied Science, Nursing, Graduate School, Social Welfare, Arts, Architecture and Urban Planning, Education and Information Studies and Business. The undergraduate tuition for residents per year is $6,957.40 and $16,685.56 for non-residents.

University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh

The University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh is a public educational institution and was founded in 1871. There are an estimated 11,070 undergraduate students that attend the University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh. Like many universities before it, Wisconsin-Oshkosh began as a teacher training school. Today, the university is made up of four colleges: Education and Human Services, Letters, Business Administration and Science and Nursing. The undergraduate tuition for residents is $5,632 and $13,481 for non-residents. Recently, the University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh began offering a 25% reduction of tuition costs for non-residents that have family members who are graduates of the university.

University of Wisconsin - Whitewater

The University of Wisconsin at Whitewater is a public educational institution and was founded in 1868. There are an estimated 9,430 undergraduate students attending the University of Wisconsin at Whitewater. From its humble beginnings of nine faculty members and 39 students, the University of Wisconsin at Whitewater has grown to include four colleges: Business and Economics, Arts and Communication, Education and Letters and Science. The undergraduate tuition for residents is $5,860 and $13,432 for non-residents.

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    1. Saint Leo University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BA: Criminal Justice
      • BA: Criminal Justice - Criminalistics
      • BA: Liberal Studies
      • BA: Psychology
      • BA: Psychology - General
      • BS: Computer Science
    Associate's
      • AA: Criminal Justice
      • AA: Liberal Arts
      • AA: Business Administration
      • AA: Information Technology
      • AA: Cybersecurity
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    2. Purdue University Global

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Master of Science - DNP Executive Leader
      • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
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    Master's
      • MS in Psychology - Forensic Psychology
      • Master: Legal Studies
      • MS in Psychology
      • Master : Business Admin
      • Master of Public Health
      • MBA: Human Resources
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor: Liberal Studies
      • Bachelor of Business Admin
      • BSBA - Investment
      • BS in Liberal Studies Leadership
      • Bachelor: Nutrition Science
      • Accelerated MS in Finance Option
    Associate's
      • AASBA in Business
      • AAS in Legal Support and Services
      • Associate: Business Admin.
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      • Associate: Criminal Justice
    Certificate
      • Human Services Certificates in Child and Family Services
      • Graduate Certificate in Addictions
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      • Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate
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      • Medical Billing and Coding Certificate
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    3. Grand Canyon University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • DBA - Management
      • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
      • EdD in Organizational Leadership - Health Care Administration
      • EdD in Organizational Leadership - Special Education
      • Ph.D. in General Psychology - Cognition and Instruction
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    Master's
      • M.S. Psychology with an Emphasis in Gerontology
      • M.S. in Psychology with an Emphasis in Human Factors
      • MA in Curriculum and Instruction
      • MS in Criminal Justice: Legal Studies
      • MS in Psychology: General Psychology
      • M.A. in Communication with an Emphasis in Education
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Science in Business for Secondary Education
      • BS in Psychology
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      • Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education
      • BS in Early Childhood
      • BS in Elementary Education / Special Education (Dual Major)
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    4. Colorado State University Global

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MS - Teaching and Learning
      • Master of Project Management
      • Master of Finance
      • Master of Professional Accounting
      • Master - Information Technology Management
      • Master - Human Resource Management
    Bachelor's
      • BS - Communication
      • BS - Human Services
      • BS - Accounting
      • BS - Project Management
      • BS - Marketing
      • Undergraduate Specialization - Criminal Forensics
    Certificate
      • Graduate Certificate - Human Resource Management
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      • Graduate Specialization - Accounting
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    5. Herzing University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MBA
      • MBA Dual Concentration: HR & Project Mgmt.
      • MBA Dual Concentration: BS Mgmt. & HR
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      • MBA: Technology Management
      • MBA Dual Concentration: Accounting and Project Management
    Bachelor's
      • B.S. - Business Management With No Concentration
      • B.S. - Business Management: Entrepreneurial Studies Concentration
      • B.S. - Information Technology: Security Technology Concentration
      • Bachelor: Health Care Management
      • Bachelor: Accounting
      • B.S. - Information Technology: Network Management Concentration
    Associate's
      • Associate of Science - Business Management
      • Associate of Science - Business Studies
      • Associate: Health Information Management
      • Associate: Healthcare Management
      • Associate of Science - Information Technology Admin and Management
      • Associate of Science - Accounting
    Certificate
      • Diploma: Medical Office Admin
      • Diploma: Medical Assisting
      • Diploma: Bookkeeping and Payroll Accounting
      • Networking Systems Certificate
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    6. Full Sail University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Science - Film Production
      • MS - Game Design (Campus)
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      • M.S. - New Media Journalism
      • Master of Fine Arts - Creative Writing
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      • BS - Sportscasting (Campus)
      • Bachelor of Science - Software Development
      • BS - Cloud Technologies (Campus)
      • BS - Creative Writing for Entertainment (Campus)
      • BS - Film (Campus)
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    Certificate
      • Cert - Instructional Design and Technology
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    7. Universal Technical Institute

    Program Options

    Certificate
      • Collision Repair and Refinish Technology
      • Marine Technician Specialist
      • Diesel Technology
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    8. Georgetown University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Science in Finance
      • Masters of Professional Studies in Technology Management
      • Master of Professional Studies in Real Estate
  • Online Programs Available
    9. Regent University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Doctor of Education - Character Education
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      • Ph.D. in Communication
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    Master's
      • Master of Arts in Communication
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      • Master of Arts in Government - Political Communication
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      • Bachelor of Applied Science in Criminal Justice
      • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies
      • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies - Journalism
      • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies - Rhetoric and Public Culture
      • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies - Strategic Communication
      • Bachelor of Arts in English - Communication
    Certificate
      • M.Ed. - Individualized Degree Program - Autism Certificate
      • M.Ed. in K-12 Special Education - Autism Certificate
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    10. The University of Texas at Arlington

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) in Nursing Administration
      • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) in Nursing Educaiton
    Bachelor's
      • RN to BSN

Featured Schools

Saint Leo University

  • BA: Criminal Justice
  • BA: Criminal Justice - Criminalistics
  • AA: Criminal Justice
  • AA: Liberal Arts

What is your highest level of education completed?

Purdue University Global

  • Master of Science - DNP Executive Leader
  • MS in Psychology - Forensic Psychology
  • Bachelor: Liberal Studies
  • AASBA in Business
  • Human Services Certificates in Child and Family Services

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Grand Canyon University

  • DBA - Management
  • M.S. Psychology with an Emphasis in Gerontology
  • Bachelor of Science in Business for Secondary Education

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Colorado State University Global

  • MS - Teaching and Learning
  • BS - Communication
  • Graduate Certificate - Human Resource Management

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Herzing University

  • MBA
  • B.S. - Business Management With No Concentration
  • Associate of Science - Business Management
  • Diploma: Medical Office Admin

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Full Sail University

  • Master of Science - Film Production
  • BS - Sportscasting (Campus)
  • Cert - Instructional Design and Technology

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Universal Technical Institute

  • Collision Repair and Refinish Technology
  • Marine Technician Specialist
  • Diesel Technology

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Georgetown University

  • Master of Science in Finance
  • Masters of Professional Studies in Technology Management
  • Master of Professional Studies in Real Estate

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