Universities & Colleges in Wisconsin
*UG - Undergraduate
*G - Graduate
*in - In-state Fees
*out - Out-of-State Fees
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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 ~5.8 million in 2017 with a maximum population concentration (one-third of the state's population) in the Milwaukee Metropolitan Area.
Wisconsin experiences humid continental climate with mild summers and snowy in the winter. The monthly average temperatures range from a high of 80 F (in summers) to a low of 10 F (during winters).
Studying in Wisconsin
Wisconsin has approximately 36 private and 31 public higher education institutions. University of Wisconsin is one of the worlds leading institutes for the research and developmental courses. University of Wisconsin Madison center has a capacity of 44,000. 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 ~10,000 international students got admission in various different institutions of the in the year 2017. University of Wisconsin-Madison has around 4,000 international students (Top 20 in US for number of international students).
The tuition fee for an undergraduate resident student at the University of Wisconsin is $11,000 per and $35,000 for international students.
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.
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
The median household income of Wisconsin was ~$57, 000 in 2016. Major employers are Johnson Controls, Northwestern Mutual,
ManpowerGroup, Rockwell Automation, Fiserv