Colleges in Wisconsin: Universities, Trade and Technical Schools

Wisconsin Colleges Summary

Wisconsin boasts more than 90 colleges and adult education institutions, and also has more than 330,000 students. Average SAT scores at colleges that require them are relatively high in Wisconsin, in fact it is one of eight states with an average SAT score over 530. For-profit schools are comparatively uncommon in Wisconsin. It is one of eight states with less than a quarter of its post-secondary schools are for-profit, and also one of eight with less than one in fifty of its students attending for-profit institutions.

The largest school by far in the state is the University of Wisconsin. It has more than 150,000 students across its locations in Madison, Milwaukee, Oshkosh, Whitewater, Eau Claire, La Crosse, Stevens Point, Stout, Platteville, River Falls, Green Bay, Parkside, and Superior (locations are ordered by size from largest to smallest).

There are five other colleges in Wisconsin with more than 10,000 Students. The largest of these is Milwaukee Area Technical College, with a bit more than 18,000 students. The other are: Madison Area Technical College, University of Wisconsin Colleges, Marquette University, and Northeast Wisconsin Technical College. On the smaller side of things, there are more than 20 schools with under 100 students.

The mailing address and web site address for the Department of Public Instruction in Wisconsin is as follows:

125 South Webster Street
P.O. Box 7841
Madison, WI 53707-7841
Website: http://dpi.wi.gov/

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Colleges and Universities in Wisconsin

School City Students Dorms Open Admission Typical SAT Range
Academy of Cosmetology Janesville Janesville 47   Yes
Advanced Institute of Hair Design Greenfield Greenfield 143   No
Advanced Institute of Hair Design Milwaukee Milwaukee 82   No
Affinity Health System Program in Radiologic Technology Oshkosh 15   Yes
Alverno College Milwaukee 2,654 269 No
Aurora St. Luke Medical Center School of Radiologic Technology Milwaukee 34   No
Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center School of Diagnostic Medical Sonography Milwaukee 12   No
Bellin College of Nursing Green Bay 304   No
Bellin Health School of Radiologic Technology Green Bay 12   No
Beloit College Beloit 1,366 1,140 No V: 570-700
M: 560-690
Blackhawk Technical College Janesville 2,283   Yes
Blue Sky School of Professional Massage and Therapeutic Bodywork Grafton 231   Yes
Cardinal Stritch University Milwaukee 6,277 345 No V: 448-530
M: 483-570
Carroll University Waukesha 3,324 1,472 No
Carthage College Kenosha 2,778 1,606 No V: 490-610
M: 480-630
Chippewa Valley Technical College Eau Claire 5,998   Yes
College of Menominee Nation Keshena 505   Yes
Concordia University Wisconsin Mequon 5,933 1,500 No
Edgewood College Madison 2,581 554 No V: 470-590
M: 460-560
Fox Valley Technical College Appleton 7,624   Yes
Gateway Technical College Kenosha 7,586   Yes
Gill Tech Academy Appleton 93   Yes
Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College Hayward 576   Yes
Lakeland College Plymouth 3,824 667 No V: 420-440
M: 430-500
W: 400-420
Lakeshore Technical College Cleveland 2,727   Yes
Lakeside School of Massage Therapy Milwaukee 61   No
Lawrence University Appleton 1,443 1,342 No
Madison Area Technical College Madison 14,647   Yes
Madison Media Institute Madison 334   Yes
Maranatha Baptist Bible College Watertown 918 650 No
Marian University Wisconsin Fond Du Lac 2,957 436 No
Marquette University Milwaukee 11,516 4,783 No V: 520-630
M: 540-650
W: 530-630
Medical College of Wisconsin Milwaukee 1,235   No
Mid State Technical College Wisconsin Rapids 2,945   Yes
Midwest College of Oriental Medicine Racine Racine 130   No
Milwaukee Area Technical College Milwaukee 17,193   No
Milwaukee Career College Milwaukee 92   No
Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design Milwaukee 657 170 No
Montessori Institute of Milwaukee Milwaukee 33   No
Moraine Park Technical College Fond du Lac 7,440   Yes
Mount Mary College Milwaukee 1,702 180 No
Nashotah House Nashotah 98 54 No
Nicolet Area Technical College Rhinelander 1,253   Yes
Northcentral Technical College Wausau 3,729 60 Yes
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College Green Bay 8,105   Yes
Northland Baptist Bible College Dunbar 644 557 Yes
Northland College Ashland 682 566 No V: 530-640
M: 490-640
W: 450-610
Paul Mitchell The School Monroe Monroe 20   No
Philadelphia Biblical University Wisconsin Wilderness Cable 39 40 No V: 450-600
M: 495-570
Professional Hair Design Academy Eau Claire 82   Yes
Regency Beauty Institute Greenfield Greenfield 39   No
Regency Beauty Institute Madison Madison 28   No
Ripon College Ripon 1,001 984 No V: 460-610
M: 500-630
Sacred Heart School of Theology Franklin 139 130 No
Saint Norbert College De Pere 2,169 1,503 No
Silver Lake College Manitowoc 832 75 No
Southwest Wisconsin Technical College Fennimore 2,549 60 Yes
State College of Beauty Culture Wausau 59   No
The Institute of Beauty and Wellness Milwaukee 137   Yes
University of Wisconsin Colleges Madison 13,029   No
University of Wisconsin Eau Claire Eau Claire 10,854 3,636 No
University of Wisconsin Extension Madison 0   No
University of Wisconsin Green Bay Green Bay 6,110 1,841 No
University of Wisconsin La Crosse La Crosse 9,994 2,870 No
University of Wisconsin Madison Madison 41,563 8,205 No V: 550-670
M: 610-710
W: 560-670
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Milwaukee 29,338 3,400 No
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Oshkosh 12,772 3,303 No
University of Wisconsin Parkside Kenosha 5,010 801 No
University of Wisconsin Platteville Platteville 7,189 2,585 No
University of Wisconsin River Falls River Falls 6,452 2,344 No
University of Wisconsin Stevens Point Stevens Point 9,115 3,092 No
University of Wisconsin Stout Menomonie 8,477 3,024 No
University of Wisconsin Superior Superior 2,753 633 No
University of Wisconsin Whitewater Whitewater 10,737 3,337 No V: 470-630
M: 480-630
W: 450-610
Viterbo University La Crosse 3,088 561 No
Waukesha County Technical College Pewaukee 7,419   Yes
Western Technical College Wisconsin La Crosse 4,564 100 Yes
Wisconsin College of Cosmetology Green Bay 71   Yes
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College Shell Lake 3,677   Yes
Wisconsin Lutheran College Milwaukee 706 599 No
Wisconsin School of Professional Psychology Milwaukee 62   No
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