University of Wisconsin Colleges

Madison, WI
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The University of Wisconsin Colleges is a unit of the University of Wisconsin System composed of 13 local campuses and one online campus, University of Wisconsin Colleges Online.

The campuses are:

An Associate's Degree can be earned at any of the campuses, including the online campus. The UW Colleges is also frequently used as a stepping stone in order to transfer to another institution in the University of Wisconsin System. This is facilitated by the "Guaranteed Transfer Program" whereby a student is guaranteed admission as a junior to another institution if certain requirements are met.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, At least 2 but less than 4 years
  • students
  • $11,486.00 avg tuition

780 Regent St
Madison, WI 53708-8680
(608) 262-1783

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Areas of Study:

  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
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University of Wisconsin Colleges

Applied 6,255
Admitted 6,217 99%
Enrolled total 4,489
Full Time: 3,911
Part Time 578
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Reading 0 0
SAT Math 0 0
SAT Writing 0 0
ACT Composite 18 23
ACT English 16 23
ACT Math 17 23
ACT Writing 6 8
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 59%
4-year graduation rate
6-year graduation rate
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Required
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Do not know
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

University of Wisconsin Colleges

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $4,503.00 $4,503.00 $11,486.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $379.00 $379.00 $379.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $188.00 $188.00 $479.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
(with family)
Room and Board $0.00 $7,430.00 $4,510.00
Other Expenses $0.00 $4,510.00 $4,510.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $44.00
Graduate Application Fee $0.00
Books and Supplies $980.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 71%
Percent receiving grant aid 51%
Avg amount of grant aid $4,772.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 43%
Avg amount of student loan aid $4,460.00

University of Wisconsin Colleges

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other X

Scholarships for Students in Wisconsin

Name Amount Deadline
Jane and Clem Werner Scholarship $5,000 February 15, 2016
Wisconsin Medical Society Presidential Scholar Award $3,000 February 01, 2016
Peters Foundation Scholarship $5,000 April 01, 2016
Victor A. Baylon, M.D. Memorial Scholarship $1,000 February 01, 2016
Amy Hunter-Wilson, M.D. Scholarship $1,000 February 01, 2016
David Arver Memorial Scholarship $1,000 April 01, 2016
WATDA Technician Scholarship $5,800 January 15, 2016
Edmond A. Metzger Scholarship $500 January 31, 2016
Michael Abrahamson Memorial Scholarship $500 March 01, 2016
Dan Busch Memorial Wildlife Scholarship $500 March 01, 2016

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