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Wisconsin Business Colleges

58 Colleges
18,289 Yearly Graduations
$65,070 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$25,918 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2019, 18,289 students received a business degree from a college in Wisconsin, making it rank #18 in terms of graduations. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Wisconsin is $16,267 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $19,033 a year.

An estimated 61% of college students in Wisconsin take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,480 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

University of Wisconsin - Madison

Madison, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
2,986 Yearly Degrees
$10,725 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 44,257 students at UW - Madison in total, 32,399 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 30,157 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UW - Madison is 4.4 years.

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

Approximately 34% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,260 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

#2

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
1,437 Yearly Degrees
$9,598 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 21,107 undergraduates at UWM, of which 17,456 are full-time, and there are 25,731 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 typical student loan amount 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.

#3

University of Wisconsin - Whitewater

Whitewater, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
1,148 Yearly Degrees
$7,695 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 12,452 students at UW - Whitewater in total, 11,024 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 9,571 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UW - Whitewater is 4.6 years.

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

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

Students who graduate from UW - Whitewater with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#4

University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire

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

There are 10,591 undergraduates at UW - Eau Claire, of which 9,780 are full-time, and there are 11,255 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.

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 school reports a student loan default rate of 7.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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

#5

Marquette University

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

There are 11,819 students at Marquette in total, 8,515 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 8,175 are full-time. For undergraduates at Marquette, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

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

Roughly 51% of students at Marquette take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount 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.

#6

Fox Valley Technical College

Appleton, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
605 Yearly Degrees
$4,640 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 12,239 students at FVTC in total, 2,092 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

44% of FVTC students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,200 during the early-career years.

#7

University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh

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

There are 15,521 students at UW Oshkosh in total, 14,267 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 8,541 are full-time. For undergraduates at UW Oshkosh, the average graduation time is 4.8 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 63%. 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. 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.

#8

Milwaukee Area Technical College

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

There are 4,651 full-time undergraduates at MATC, and 14,482 students altogether. 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 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%.

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

#9

University of Wisconsin - Stout

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

There are 8,413 students at UW - Stout in total, 7,309 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,024 are full-time. 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. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $39,200 during the early-career years.

#9

University of Wisconsin - La Crosse

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

The total student population at University of Wisconsin - La Crosse is 10,623, of which 9,668 students are undergraduates and of those, 9,098 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UW - La Crosse is 4.5 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 73%. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

Approximately 55% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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%!

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.

#11

Gateway Technical College

Kenosha, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
526 Yearly Degrees
$4,527 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,589 full-time undergraduates at Gateway Technical College, and 10,050 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Roughly 37% of students at Gateway Technical College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Gateway Technical College is $24,800.

#12

Madison Area Technical College

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

There are 14,526 students at Madison College in total, 14,480 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,027 are full-time. 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 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.

#13

Concordia University, Wisconsin

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

The total student population at Concordia University, Wisconsin is 5,777, of which 3,309 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,318 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

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

Roughly 64% of students at Concordia University, Wisconsin take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans 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%!

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.

#14

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

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

There are 11,225 students at NWTC in total, 2,502 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%.

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

#15

University of Wisconsin - Platteville

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

There are 7,479 undergraduates at UW - Platteville, of which 6,477 are full-time, and there are 8,271 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

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.

60% of UW - Platteville students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,045 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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.

#16

Lakeland University

Plymouth, Wisconsin
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
421 Yearly Degrees
$29,880 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,511 students at Lakeland in total, 1,787 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 803 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Lakeland is 4.3 years.

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

99% of Lakeland students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,421 a year. Lakeland has a 7.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Lakeland with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $37,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#17

Northcentral Technical College

Wausau, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
356 Yearly Degrees
$3,609 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,177 students at North Central Technical College in total, 1,294 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 45% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from North Central Technical College is $30,000.

#18

University of Wisconsin - River Falls

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

There are 5,980 students at UW - River Falls in total, 5,588 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 5,052 are full-time. 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.

Approximately 64% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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.

#19

Chippewa Valley Technical College

Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
290 Yearly Degrees
$4,433 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,924 students at CVTC in total, 2,147 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 average amount of student loans is $5,199 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 $31,900 during the early-career years.

#20

University of Wisconsin - Parkside

Kenosha, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
276 Yearly Degrees
$7,421 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,388 students at UW - Parkside in total, 3,906 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 3,143 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 61%. Of the accepted students, 45% are men and 55% are women.

55% of UW - Parkside students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,643 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.6% 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.

#21

University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

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

There are 8,766 students at UW - Green Bay in total, 8,370 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,900 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

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

62% of UW - 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 9.3% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UW - Green Bay is $34,800.

#21

Western Technical College

La Crosse, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
258 Yearly Degrees
$4,440 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,823 full-time undergraduates at Western Technical College, and 4,165 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

Approximately 62% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Western Technical College is $30,300.

#23

Waukesha County Technical College

Pewaukee, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
254 Yearly Degrees
$4,347 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Waukesha County Technical College is 7,467, which includes 1,569 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

33% of WCTC students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from WCTC is $31,200.

#24

Cardinal Stritch University

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

The total student population at Cardinal Stritch University is 1,896, of which 1,248 students are undergraduates and of those, 721 are full-time. For undergraduates at Cardinal Stritch, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

About 78% of students who apply get accepted. Around 29% of accepted students 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. Cardinal Stritch has a 8.3% 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 Cardinal Stritch is $43,000.

#25

Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College

Shell Lake, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
240 Yearly Degrees
$4,701 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College is 2,966, which includes 1,108 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

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

Students who graduate from WITC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Other Wisconsin Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point 236
27 Carthage College 234
28 Lakeshore Technical College 223
29 Saint Norbert College 193
30 Moraine Park Technical College 192
31 Mid-State Technical College 177
32 Milwaukee School of Engineering 145
33 Viterbo University 143
34 Edgewood College 136
35 Carroll University 128
36 University of Wisconsin - Superior 111
37 Herzing University - Madison 108
38 Marian University 95
39 Nicolet Area Technical College 92
40 Wisconsin Lutheran College 89
41 Alverno College 83
42 Rasmussen University - Wisconsin 69
43 Southwest Wisconsin Technical College 56
44 Blackhawk Technical College 53
45 Ottawa University - Milwaukee 46
46 Maranatha Baptist University 41
47 Ripon College 38
48 Mount Mary University 37
49 Beloit College 36
49 Lawrence University 36
51 Bryant & Stratton College - Wauwatosa 25
52 Herzing University - Kenosha 23
53 Northland College 15
54 Silver Lake College of the Holy Family 14
55 Herzing University - Brookfield 13
56 College of Menominee Nation 9
57 Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College 6
58 University of Wisconsin - Parkside Flex 5

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