Many colleges in Wisconsin are close to the cities of Milwaukee, La Crosse, Eau Claire, and Madison. Colleges range from four year research universities to two year private colleges. Let’s look at some NCES stats about the Badger state:
Salary BreakdownAccording to the College Scorecard alums from University of Wisconsin earn the highest average salary. 10 years after graduating, the average salary is about $76,900. Meanwhile, the 2017 mean annual wage in Wisconsin is $47,350. You do the math!
According to the College Scorecard alums from University of Wisconsin earn the highest average salary. 10 years after graduating, the average salary is about $76,900. Meanwhile, the 2017 mean annual wage in Wisconsin is $47,350. You do the math!
There are several tuition savings program for colleges in Wisconsin. Wisconsin is a member of the Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP). It has tuition reduction for both public and private colleges in Wisconsin. Private colleges offer a 10% reduction on tuition rates. Public colleges agree to charge no more than 150% of in-state school tuition. As a result, Wisconsin enrolled 729 out of state students in 2016-2017. In fact, the total amount of tuition saved was over $5.2 million!
Also, Wisconsin freshmen students may apply for Bucky's Tuition Promise to receive four years of free tuition. Eligible students must fill out the FAFSA and have an adjusted gross income of $56,000 or less. The award helps fill the financial gap between any scholarships or grants a student receives and the full cost of tuition and fees at a Wisconsin college.
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Source for school statistics and data is the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System.
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