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Undergraduate
(in-state)
$20,034
($6,238)
Graduate
(in-state)
$16,637
($9,305)
Books & Supplies $1,214
On-Campus Living Costs $12,083
Off-Campus Living Costs $11,821

Average Costs of Attendance at Wisconsin Colleges

For academic year 2019-2020, the average costs of attendance (COA) is $33,331 when a student lives on campus and $33,069 when living off campus (based on out-of-state rates). The average undergraduate tuition & fees is $6,238 for Wisconsin residents and $20,034 for others. The average graduate school tuition & fees is $9,305 for Wisconsin residents and $16,637 for out of state students. The living costs besides the tuition & fees are reported as $12,083 when a student lives on campus and $11,821 when living off campus in average.
2019-2020 Average Cost of Attendance
Wisconsin Colleges
Living On CampusLiving Off Campus
Total$19,535 (In-State)
$33,331 (Out-of-State)
$19,273 (In-State)
$33,069 (Out-of-State)
Tuition & Fees$6,238 (In-State)
$20,034 (Out-of-State)
$6,238 (In-State)
$20,034 (Out-of-State)
Books & Supplies$1,214$1,214
Living Costs$12,083$11,821
[Chart] Average Costs of Attendance - Wisconsin Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2019-2020, the average undergraduate tuition & fees of Wisconsin colleges and universities is $6,238 for in-state students and $20,034 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition rates are increased by 5.27% compared to the previous year.
2019-2020 Average Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
Wisconsin Colleges and Universities
2017201820192020
In-State$6,316$6,384 $6,421$6,238
Out-Of-State$18,511$18,640 $19,032$20,034
[Chart] Undergraduate Tuition & Fees - Wisconsin Colleges

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2019-2020, the average graduate tuition & fees of Wisconsin colleges and universities is $9,305 for in-state students and $16,637 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition rates are increased by 5.31% compared to the previous year.
2019-2020 Average Graduate Tuition & Fees
Wisconsin Colleges and Universities
2017201820192020
In-State$9,121$9,095 $9,161$9,305
Out-Of-State$15,889$16,057 $15,798$16,637
[Chart] Graduate Tuition & Fees - Wisconsin Colleges

Books & Supplies Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the average books & supplies costs of Wisconsin colleges and universities is $1,214. The books & supplies costs are decreased by -0.43% compared to the previous year.
2019-2020 Average Books & Supplies Costs
Wisconsin Colleges and Universities
2017201820192020
Books & Supplies$1,166$1,184 $1,219$1,214
[Chart] Books & Supplies Costs - Wisconsin Colleges

Average Living Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the average living costs of Wisconsin colleges and universities is $12,083 when a student lives on campus and $11,821 when living off campus. It includes the costs of room, board, and other expenses. The on-campus living costs are increased by 2.87% compared to the previous year. The off-campus living costs are increased by 4.97% compared to the previous year.
2019-2020 Average Living Costs
Wisconsin Colleges and Universities
2017201820192020
On-Campus$11,108$11,481 $11,745$12,083
Off-Campus$10,993$11,334 $11,261$11,821
[Chart] Living Costs - Wisconsin Colleges