Most Favored Wisconsin Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate

This page lists the most favored (higher yield) schools in Wisconsin. The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is the percent of students who choose to enroll after having been offered admission. Higher yield means that more admitted students are finally enrolled into the school.
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, has the highest yield rate of 42.48% for academic year 2021-2022 in Wisconsin. University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is positioned second with 30.88% yield and University of Wisconsin-River Falls follows them with 30%. Next table shows the schools that have high yield rates with admission statistics and acceptance rates. We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. You may want to check colleges having the lowest yield rates in Wisconsin.
Most Favored Wisconsin Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate (2022)
NameYield# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledAcceptance Rate
1University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Public, four-yearsLa Crosse, WI
42.48% 7,067 5,219 2,217 73.85%
2University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Public, four-yearsEau Claire, WI
30.88% 9,420 7,297 2,253 77.46%
3University of Wisconsin-River Falls
Public, four-yearsRiver Falls, WI
29.95% 3,933 3,392 1,016 86.24%
4University of Wisconsin-Stout
Public, four-yearsMenomonie, WI
29.63% 4,890 4,469 1,324 91.39%
5University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Public, four-yearsWhitewater, WI
28.71% 8,930 7,409 2,127 82.97%
6University of Wisconsin-Platteville
Public, four-yearsPlatteville, WI
28.02% 5,156 4,515 1,265 87.57%
7University of Wisconsin-Parkside
Public, four-yearsKenosha, WI
27.26% 2,285 1,713 467 74.97%
8Marian University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsFond Du Lac, WI
27.16% 1,062 810 220 76.27%
9Viterbo University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsLa Crosse, WI
26.28% 1,282 993 261 77.46%
10University of Wisconsin-Madison
Public, four-yearsMadison, WI
26.08% 53,781 32,459 8,465 60.35%