Wisconsin Graduate Schools

2023 Wisconsin Graduate Schools Statistics

In Wisconsin State, there are 92 colleges and universities - 32 public and 60 private schools. Among them, 43 schools are offering graduate programs.
41 Wisconsin Graduate Schools offer the distance learning Opportunities (online degree/certificate programs) in Wisconsin. Total 40,832 students are attending Wisconsin Graduate Schools and the average students to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.
The 2023 average graduate school tuition & fees at Wisconsin Graduate Schools is $9,248 for Wisconsin residents and $16,798 for out-of-state students. The next table shows the 2022-2023 statistics for Wisconsin Graduate Schools.
Wisconsin Graduate Schools Statistics
academic year 2022-2023
Number of Schools92 schools
By Types32 public, 60 private
By Levels87 undergraduate schools
43 graduate schools
By Categories
(where graduate program offered)
6 National Universities
3 Liberal Arts Colleges
2 Law Schools
2 Medical Schools
Tuition & fees
Undergraduate$6,404 Wisconsin residents
$20,969 out-of-state
Graduate$9,248 Wisconsin residents
$16,798 out-of-state
Student Population317,961
Undergraduate277,129
Graduate40,832
Students to Faculty Ratio12.55 to 1

Wisconsin Graduate Schools Comparison By Rank, Tuition, and Admission

The next table lists Wisconsin Graduate Schools ordered by rank. The number in rank column refers to the rank in the Wisconsin college ranking. You can sort the schools by clicking column name that you want to sort.
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2022-2023 Wisconsin Graduate Schools Comparison
Rank*NameGraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate StudentsOffered Degree/ProgramsNumber of Graduate ProgramsStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 University of Wisconsin-MadisonPublic, 4 yearsMadison, WI $25,577
($12,251 Residents)
12,650 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 533 programs 18 to 1
3 Marquette UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsMilwaukee, WI $22,410 3,639 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 199 programs 13 to 1
4 University of Wisconsin-River FallsPublic, 4 yearsRiver Falls, WI $18,802
($9,321 Residents)
412 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 75 programs 18 to 1
5 University of Wisconsin-La CrossePublic, 4 yearsLa Crosse, WI $20,110
($10,124 Residents)
927 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 78 programs 19 to 1
6 University of Wisconsin-Eau ClairePublic, 4 yearsEau Claire, WI $20,016
($9,601 Residents)
681 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 115 programs 19 to 1
7 University of Wisconsin-MilwaukeePublic, 4 yearsMilwaukee, WI $25,661
($12,230 Residents)
4,328 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 274 programs 17 to 1
8 University of Wisconsin-PlattevillePublic, 4 yearsPlatteville, WI $18,635
($9,275 Residents)
458 Post-BS, Master's 76 programs 20 to 1
9 Concordia University-WisconsinPrivate, 4 yearsMequon, WI $12,174 2,171 Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 151 programs 11 to 1
10 University of Wisconsin-Green BayPublic, 4 yearsGreen Bay, WI $19,126
($9,571 Residents)
453 Master's 79 programs 23 to 1
11 University of Wisconsin-OshkoshPublic, 4 yearsOshkosh, WI $19,171
($9,481 Residents)
1,078 Post-BS, Master's 140 programs 20 to 1
12 University of Wisconsin-WhitewaterPublic, 4 yearsWhitewater, WI $19,665
($9,585 Residents)
1,712 Post-BS, Master's 108 programs 19 to 1
13 University of Wisconsin-StoutPublic, 4 yearsMenomonie, WI $17,619
($8,973 Residents)
980 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 100 programs 18 to 1
15 Carroll UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsWaukesha, WI $14,138 512 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 77 programs 14 to 1
16 University of Wisconsin-Stevens PointPublic, 4 yearsStevens Point, WI $19,239
($9,599 Residents)
651 Post-BS, Master's 124 programs 21 to 1
17 Milwaukee School of EngineeringPrivate, 4 yearsMilwaukee, WI $25,689 154 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 29 programs 13 to 1
18 University of Wisconsin-ParksidePublic, 4 yearsKenosha, WI $18,790
($9,196 Residents)
711 Post-BS, Master's 83 programs 17 to 1
19 Viterbo UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsLa Crosse, WI $9,824 971 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 86 programs 12 to 1
21 University of Wisconsin-SuperiorPublic, 4 yearsSuperior, WI $18,403
($9,272 Residents)
497 Post-BS, Master's 45 programs 17 to 1
22 Lakeland UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsPlymouth, WI $12,535 508 Master's, Post-MS 57 programs 16 to 1
23 Saint Norbert CollegePrivate, 4 yearsDe Pere, WI $12,790 68 Post-BS, Master's 74 programs 11 to 1
24 Edgewood CollegePrivate, 4 yearsMadison, WI $18,296 656 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 88 programs 12 to 1
26 Alverno CollegePrivate, 4 yearsMilwaukee, WI $10,594 808 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 110 programs 8 to 1
27 Cardinal Stritch UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsMilwaukee, WI $12,128 577 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 68 programs 7 to 1
28 Herzing University-MadisonPrivate, 4 yearsMadison, WI $10,450 1,670 Master's, Post-MS 46 programs 18 to 1
29 Mount Mary UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsMilwaukee, WI $19,408 482 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 87 programs 9 to 1
30 Marian UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsFond Du Lac, WI $11,509 272 Master's, Post-MS 75 programs 12 to 1
- Rasmussen University-WisconsinPrivate, 4 yearsGreen Bay, WI $4,726 56 Master's, Post-MS 69 programs 8 to 1
- Madison Area Technical CollegePublic, 4 yearsMadison, WI $6,812
($4,607 Residents)
46 Post-BS 211 programs 12 to 1
- Carthage CollegePrivate, 4 yearsKenosha, WI $33,450 108 Master's 80 programs 13 to 1
- Midwest College of Oriental Medicine-RacinePrivate, 4 yearsRacine, WI $20,290 52 Master's 2 programs 8 to 1
- Nashotah HousePrivate, 4 yearsNashotah, WI $17,180 130 Post-BS, Master's 4 programs -
- Herzing University-KenoshaPrivate, 4 yearsKenosha, WI $10,450 3 Master's, Post-MS 36 programs 15 to 1
- Bellin CollegePrivate, 4 yearsGreen Bay, WI $21,665 185 Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 12 programs 8 to 1
- Medical College of WisconsinPrivate, 4 yearsMilwaukee, WI $30,150 1,615 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 37 programs -
- Columbia College of NursingPrivate, 4 yearsGlendale, WI $14,550 6 - - 8 to 1
- Ottawa University-MilwaukeePrivate, 4 yearsBrookfield, WI $9,628 61 Master's 25 programs 2 to 1
- Sacred Heart Seminary and School of TheologyPrivate, 4 yearsFranklin, WI $13,421 111 Post-BS, Master's 3 programs -
- Maranatha Baptist UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsWatertown, WI $7,330 229 Post-BS, Master's 59 programs 11 to 1
- Herzing University-BrookfieldPrivate, 4 yearsBrookfield, WI $10,450 2 Master's, Post-MS 38 programs 13 to 1
- Wisconsin School of Professional PsychologyPrivate, 4 yearsMilwaukee, WI $44,100 83 Master's 2 programs -
- Montessori Institute of MilwaukeePrivate, 4 yearsMilwaukee, WI $14,500 57 - - -
- Wisconsin Lutheran CollegePrivate, 4 yearsMilwaukee, WI $10,080 83 Master's 60 programs 12 to 1
- Wright Graduate University for the Realization of Human PotentialPrivate, 4 yearsElkhorn, WI $14,949 27 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 3 programs -
- Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe UniversityPublic, 4 yearsHayward, WI $8,130 15 Master's 18 programs 8 to 1
Average$9,248 Residents
$16,798 Out-of-State
40,832 - 64 programs 12.55 to 1
*Wisconsin college ranking
**Ranking data provided by CollegeEvaluator.
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Graduate Programs at Wisconsin Best Colleges

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3. Marquette UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsMilwaukee, WI
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