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Universities & Colleges in Wisconsin

University City
University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Milwaukee
Milwaukee School of Engineering Milwaukee
Marquette University Milwaukee
Saint Norbert College De Pere
Ripon College Ripon
Carthage College Kenosha
Wisconsin Lutheran College Milwaukee
Viterbo University La Crosse
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Whitewater
Northland College Ashland
Edgewood College Madison
Carroll University Waukesha
Cardinal Stritch University Milwaukee
Concordia University-Wisconsin Mequon
Lakeland College Plymouth
Alverno College Milwaukee
Mount Mary University Milwaukee
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse La Crosse
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Eau Claire
University of Wisconsin-Platteville Platteville
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Green Bay
Bellin College Green Bay
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Stevens Point
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Oshkosh
University of Wisconsin-River Falls River Falls
University of Wisconsin-Stout Menomonie
Marian University Fond Du Lac
University of Wisconsin-Parkside Kenosha
University of Wisconsin-Superior Superior
Beloit College Beloit
Lawrence University Appleton
Medical College of Wisconsin Milwaukee
Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design Milwaukee
Nashotah House Nashotah
Bryant & Stratton College-Wauwatosa Wauwatosa
Herzing University-Madison Madison
University of Phoenix-Wisconsin Milwaukee
Ottawa University-Milwaukee Brookfield
Maranatha Baptist University Watertown
Northland International University Dunbar
Wisconsin School of Professional Psychology Milwaukee
Rasmussen College-Wisconsin Green Bay
Sacred Heart School of Theology Franklin
Silver Lake College of the Holy Family Manitowoc
Bryant & Stratton College-Milwaukee Milwaukee
Madison Media Institute Madison
Midwest College of Oriental Medicine-Racine Racine

Wisconsin

Wisconsin is located in the north-central part of United. Madison is the capital of Wisconsin, whereas Milwaukee is the largest city. As per the United States Census Bureau estimates, Wisconsin has a population of ~5.7 million in 2011 with a maximum population concentration (one-third of the state's population) in the Milwaukee Metropolitan Area.

Climate

Wisconsin experiences humid continental climate with mild summers and snowy in the winter. The monthly average temperatures range from a high of 82.8F to a low of 5.4F.

Studying in Wisconsin

Wisconsin has approximately 36 private and 31 public higher education institutions. University of Wisconsin is one of the world's leading institutes for the research and developmental courses. University of Wisconsin's Madison centre has a capacity of 41,563 students while the Milwaukee centre has a capacity of 29,338. Wisconsin also has an expanding network of technical school throughout the state. Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, Madison Area Technical College, Fox Valley Technical College, Milwaukee Area Technical College are some of the worth mentioning names in this regard. Besides this, the state offers a vast range of educational and professional courses out of the circuit of traditional academic disciplines, which definitely attracts international students from various countries.

According to the open door fact sheet, approximately ~9250 international students got admission in various different institutions of the in the year 2011.

Tuition Fee

The tuition fee for an undergraduate international student at the University of Wisconsin is $12,120 per semester and for graduate students it is ~$12, 600. Lawrence University however costs highest compared to all the other institutions with a tuition fee of ~$31,000 followed by Beloit College (~$29,900) and Marquette University of Milwaukee (~$26,700).

Financial Aid

There are a handful of scholarship programs and fellowships in the educational institutes of Wisconsin. Thus, finding a financial aid opportunity may not be easy always. However, there is ACS youth scholarship program, Wisconsin Academic Excellence Scholarship program, Wisconsin Indian Student Assistance Grants,Wisconsin Higher Education Grants etc., available on a limited basis. International students are needed to contact the Financial Aid and Scholarships office for full information regarding the aids.

Cost of Living

Cost of living in Wisconsin is lower than that of the United State's national average while in Madison in particular the cost is little higher than that. The consumer price index is 5.8% lower than U.S. city average.

Economy

Agriculture and manufacturing sector is the main contributor to the economy of this state. The top three industries that are expected to provide the highest percentage of employment in 2010-2020 are:
  • Health care and social assistance
  • Professional, technical and scientific services, and
  • Computer and information technology

    Average Salary

    The median household income of Wisconsin was ~$51, 600 in 2010, while the per capita income was around ~$26, 600. The state thus ranked 21st in the United States of America in terms of its average income statistics. A bachelor's degree holder can expect to earn an average annual payment of $55,000 while a Doctorate the amount can be as high as $75,000.

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