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Undergraduate
(in-state)
$20,327
($6,355)
Graduate
(in-state)
$17,150
($9,410)
Books & Supplies $1,230
On-Campus Living Costs $12,518
Off-Campus Living Costs $12,347

Average Costs of Attendance at Wisconsin Colleges

For academic year 2021-2022, the average costs of attendance (COA) is $34,075 when a student lives on campus and $33,904 when living off campus (based on out-of-state rates). The average undergraduate tuition & fees is $6,355 for Wisconsin residents and $20,327 for others. The average graduate school tuition & fees is $9,410 for Wisconsin residents and $17,150 for out of state students. The living costs besides the tuition & fees are reported as $12,518 when a student lives on campus and $12,347 when living off campus in average.
2021-2022 Average Cost of Attendance
Wisconsin Colleges
Living On CampusLiving Off Campus
Total$20,103 (In-State)
$34,075 (Out-of-State)
$19,932 (In-State)
$33,904 (Out-of-State)
Tuition & Fees$6,355 (In-State)
$20,327 (Out-of-State)
$6,355 (In-State)
$20,327 (Out-of-State)
Books & Supplies$1,230$1,230
Living Costs$12,518$12,347
[Chart] Average Costs of Attendance - Wisconsin Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2021-2022, the average undergraduate tuition & fees of Wisconsin colleges and universities is $6,355 for in-state students and $20,327 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition rates are increased by 1.66% compared to the previous year.
2021-2022 Average Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
Wisconsin Colleges and Universities
2019202020212022
In-State$6,421$6,238 $6,271$6,355
Out-Of-State$19,077$20,034 $19,996$20,327
[Chart] Undergraduate Tuition & Fees - Wisconsin Colleges

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate tuition & fees of Wisconsin colleges and universities is $9,410 for in-state students and $17,150 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition rates are increased by 1.05% compared to the previous year.
2021-2022 Average Graduate Tuition & Fees
Wisconsin Colleges and Universities
2019202020212022
In-State$9,161$9,305 $9,348$9,410
Out-Of-State$15,798$16,637 $16,971$17,150
[Chart] Graduate Tuition & Fees - Wisconsin Colleges

Books & Supplies Costs

For academic year 2021-2022, the average books & supplies costs of Wisconsin colleges and universities is $1,230. The books & supplies costs are increased by 3.51% compared to the previous year.
2021-2022 Average Books & Supplies Costs
Wisconsin Colleges and Universities
2019202020212022
Books & Supplies$1,200$1,214 $1,188$1,230
[Chart] Books & Supplies Costs - Wisconsin Colleges

Average Living Costs

For academic year 2021-2022, the average living costs of Wisconsin colleges and universities is $12,518 when a student lives on campus and $12,347 when living off campus. It includes the costs of room, board, and other expenses. The on-campus living costs are increased by 2.49% compared to the previous year. The off-campus living costs are increased by 1.26% compared to the previous year.
2021-2022 Average Living Costs
Wisconsin Colleges and Universities
2019202020212022
On-Campus$11,745$12,083 $12,214$12,518
Off-Campus$11,461$11,821 $12,193$12,347
[Chart] Living Costs - Wisconsin Colleges