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#27 Most Popular State/Terr. for Grad Students
44 Colleges
13,661 Yearly Graduations
$51,613 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)

Wisconsin ranked #27 in the nation for graduate degrees with 13,661 students receiving a diploma in 2019. The average in-state tuition for the state is $12,903, while the average out-of-state tuition for graduate students is $15,908. This cost can vary greatly from school to school.

Learn more about the most popular graduate schools in the state below:

#1

University of Wisconsin - Madison

Madison, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
4,162 Yearly Degrees
$10,728 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Wisconsin handed out 4,162 graduate degrees. This makes it the #1 most popular school in the state in this category. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Wisconsin - Madison

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $10,728 $24,054
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,452 $1,452
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $670 $1,503

#2

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
1,520 Yearly Degrees
$10,543 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 44 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee ranked #2 in terms of popularity with 1,520 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $10,543 $23,775
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,507 $1,507
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $659 $1,486

#3

Marquette University

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,086 Yearly Degrees
$21,060 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Marquette University was ranked the #3 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 1,086 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Marquette University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $21,060 $21,060
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,170 $1,170

#4

Concordia University - Wisconsin

Mequon, Wisconsin
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
809 Yearly Degrees
$11,052 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Concordia University - Wisconsin was ranked the #4 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 809 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Concordia University - Wisconsin

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $11,052 $11,052
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $120 $120
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $614 $614

#5

Viterbo University

La Crosse, Wisconsin
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
503 Yearly Degrees
$8,864 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Viterbo handed out 503 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #5 most popular graduate school in the state. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Viterbo University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $8,864 $8,864
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $554 $554

#6

University of Wisconsin - Whitewater

Whitewater, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
498 Yearly Degrees
$8,108 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, UW - Whitewater handed out 498 graduate degrees. This makes it the #6 most popular school in the state in this category. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Wisconsin - Whitewater

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $8,108 $17,797
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,010 $1,010
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $450 $989

#7

University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh

Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
496 Yearly Degrees
$7,793 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh was ranked the #7 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 496 graduate degrees were handed out that year. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,793 $17,107
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,234 $1,234
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $433 $950

#8

University of Wisconsin - La Crosse

La Crosse, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
379 Yearly Degrees
$8,651 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

UW - La Crosse handed out 379 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #8 most popular graduate school in the state. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Wisconsin - La Crosse

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $8,651 $18,637
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,368 $1,368
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $481 $1,035

#9

Medical College of Wisconsin

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
330 Yearly Degrees
$30,000 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Medical College of Wisconsin was ranked the #9 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 330 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Medical College of Wisconsin

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $30,000 $30,000
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $150 $150
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,250 $1,250

#10

University of Wisconsin - Stout

Menomonie, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
316 Yearly Degrees
$7,155 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

University of Wisconsin - Stout was ranked the #10 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 316 graduate degrees were handed out that year. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Wisconsin - Stout

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,155 $15,465
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,365 $1,365
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $473 $935

#11

Cardinal Stritch University

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
297 Yearly Degrees
$10,880 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Cardinal Stritch handed out 297 graduate degrees. This makes it the #11 most popular school in the state in this category. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Cardinal Stritch University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $10,880 $10,880
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $680 $680

#12

University of Wisconsin - Platteville

Platteville, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
256 Yearly Degrees
$7,640 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

University of Wisconsin - Platteville was ranked the #12 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 256 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Wisconsin - Platteville

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,640 $16,771
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,205 $1,205
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $424 $932

#13

University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire

Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
249 Yearly Degrees
$8,027 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 44 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, UW - Eau Claire ranked #13 in terms of popularity with 249 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $8,027 $18,061
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,479 $1,479
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $446 $1,003

#14

Alverno College

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
246 Yearly Degrees
$9,971 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Alverno College was ranked the #14 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 246 graduate degrees were handed out that year. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Alverno College

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $9,971 $9,971
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $800 $800
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $831 $831

#15

Carroll University

Waukesha, Wisconsin
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
243 Yearly Degrees
$11,608 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Carroll U handed out 243 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #15 most popular graduate school in the state. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Carroll University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $11,608 $11,608
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $617 $617

#16

Mount Mary University

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
242 Yearly Degrees
$14,952 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 44 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Mount Mary ranked #16 in terms of popularity with 242 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Mount Mary University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $14,952 $14,952
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $520 $520
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $750 $750

#17

Edgewood College

Madison, Wisconsin
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
219 Yearly Degrees
$17,856 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Edgewood handed out 219 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #17 most popular graduate school in the state. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Edgewood College

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $17,856 $17,856
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $992 $992

#18

University of Wisconsin - River Falls

River Falls, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
207 Yearly Degrees
$7,640 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

University of Wisconsin - River Falls was ranked the #18 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 207 graduate degrees were handed out that year. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Wisconsin - River Falls

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,640 $16,771
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,442 $1,442
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $424 $932

#19

Herzing University - Madison

Madison, Wisconsin
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
184 Yearly Degrees
$10,800 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Herzing University - Madison handed out 184 graduate degrees. This makes it the #19 most popular school in the state in this category. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Herzing University - Madison

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $10,800 $10,800
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $880 $880
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $675 $675

#20

Marian University

Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
177 Yearly Degrees
$10,800 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Marian University was ranked the #20 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 177 graduate degrees were handed out that year. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Marian University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $10,800 $10,800
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $600 $600

#21

Lakeland University

Plymouth, Wisconsin
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
171 Yearly Degrees
$11,286 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Lakeland handed out 171 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #21 most popular graduate school in the state. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Lakeland University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $11,286 $11,286
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $627 $627

#22

University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

Green Bay, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
146 Yearly Degrees
$7,996 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 44 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay ranked #22 in terms of popularity with 146 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,996 $17,551
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,575 $1,575
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $444 $975

#23

Milwaukee School of Engineering

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
137 Yearly Degrees
$22,680 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Milwaukee School of Engineering was ranked the #23 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 137 graduate degrees were handed out that year. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Milwaukee School of Engineering

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $22,680 $22,680
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $795 $795
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $840 $840

#24

University of Wisconsin - Superior

Superior, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
113 Yearly Degrees
$7,640 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, University of Wisconsin - Superior handed out 113 graduate degrees. This makes it the #24 most popular school in the state in this category. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Wisconsin - Superior

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,640 $16,771
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,597 $1,597
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $424 $931

#25

University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point

Stevens Point, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
106 Yearly Degrees
$8,066 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

UW - Stevens Point handed out 106 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #25 most popular graduate school in the state. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $8,066 $17,706
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,420 $1,420
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $448 $984

Other Wisconsin Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Maranatha Baptist University 64
27 Wisconsin Lutheran College 58
28 Montessori Institute of Milwaukee 56
29 Silver Lake College of the Holy Family 53
30 Carthage College 51
31 University of Wisconsin - Parkside 44
32 Madison Area Technical College 40
32 Wright Graduate University for the Realization of Human Potential 40
34 Wisconsin School of Professional Psychology 28
35 Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology 27
36 Saint Norbert College 22
36 Bellin College 22
38 Nashotah House 15
38 Ottawa University - Milwaukee 15
40 Herzing University - Kenosha 13
41 Midwest College of Oriental Medicine - Racine 10
42 Columbia College of Nursing 6
43 Herzing University - Brookfield 3
44 Rasmussen College - Wisconsin 2

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