Online Colleges in Wisconsin (WI) Ranked by Cost

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The median tuition charged by schools around Wisconsin that have online programs is $10,643 yearly. The median tuition has increased over the past few years. This change in tuition was approximately 84.2%. The annual median tuition at these online Wisconsin schools in 2007 was $5,779.

Below, the chart displays the tuition range for online colleges in Wisconsin offering programs from most to least costly:

Tuition Level Number of Schools
Cheapest 19
Low cost 8
Average cost 16
Most expensive 9

Tuition of more than $20,360 yearly is charged by the most expensive online colleges. On the other hand, per annum tuition charged by the cheapest colleges and universities ranges from $3,180 to $5,866. The most inexpensive accredited online schools are located in Appleton, Kenosha, Platteville, River Falls, and Wisconsin Rapids.

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Business Administration in Finance
  • Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management
  • Master of Business Administration in Human Resources
  • Master of Business Administration in Project Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology – Network Management
  • Master of Business Administration in Health Information Management
  • Associate of Science in Graphic Design
  • Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design – Web Design
  • Master of Business Administration in Accounting

These cheap programs graduated an estimated 35% of graduates from online schools around Wisconsin in 2011. This represents 82,145 of the 232,853 graduates from around Wisconsin. From 2006 to 2011, the percentage of graduates from the most inexpensive online schools has increased. Also, the number of graduates has increased by 23,123 graduates per year.

Yearly tuition in the range of $6,122 to $10,785 is charged by other somewhat more costly online colleges and universities. Of the 52 online colleges and universities that have programs in Wisconsin, 8 have tuition in this range.

A reported 39.3% of the state’s graduates earned their degrees and certificates from these affordable online programs in 2011. This represents 91,551 students. Just 5 years prior, in 2006, the number of students graduating from these schools was as much as 102,655. Thus, from these low tuition online colleges and universities, the number of graduates has decreased by 11%.

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1. Fox Valley Technical College Appleton, Wisconsin $3,180 $4,770
2. Madison Area Technical College Madison, Wisconsin $3,180 $4,632
3. Moraine Park Technical College Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin $3,180 $4,830
4. Northeast Wisconsin Technical College Green Bay, Wisconsin $3,180 $4,770
5. Milwaukee Area Technical College Milwaukee, Wisconsin $3,180 $4,770
6. Western Technical College La Crosse, Wisconsin $3,180 $4,770
7. Gateway Technical College Kenosha, Wisconsin $3,180 $4,770
8. Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College Shell Lake, Wisconsin $3,180 $4,770
9. Northcentral Technical College Wausau, Wisconsin $3,180 $4,770
10. Southwest Wisconsin Technical College Fennimore, Wisconsin $3,180 $4,770
11. Waukesha County Technical College Pewaukee, Wisconsin $3,223 $4,770
12. Mid-State Technical College Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin $3,223 $4,813
13. University of Wisconsin Kenosha, Wisconsin $5,659 $13,232
14. University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, Wisconsin $5,659 $13,232
15. University of Wisconsin River Falls, Wisconsin $5,731 $13,304
16. University of Wisconsin Platteville, Wisconsin $5,766 $13,339
17. University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Wisconsin $5,775 $13,348
18. University of Wisconsin Whitewater, Wisconsin $5,857 $13,430
19. University of Wisconsin Superior, Wisconsin $5,866 $13,439
20. University of Wisconsin Eau Claire, Wisconsin $6,122 $13,695

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