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Wisconsin Computer Science Colleges

53 Colleges
3,972 Yearly Graduations
$62,845 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$25,828 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2019, 3,972 students received a computer science degree from a college in Wisconsin, making it rank #21 in terms of graduations. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $15,711 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $18,796 a year.

An estimated 59% of college students in Wisconsin take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,457 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

University of Wisconsin - Madison

Madison, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
829 Yearly Degrees
$10,725 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 44,257 students at UW - Madison in total, 32,399 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 30,157 are full-time. It takes the average UW - Madison undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

About 54% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 46% are men and 54% are women.

Roughly 34% of students at UW - Madison take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $8,260 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $45,000 during the early-career years.

#2

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
347 Yearly Degrees
$9,598 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 21,107 undergraduates at UWM, of which 17,456 are full-time, and there are 25,731 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

About 72% of students who apply get accepted. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

65% of UWM students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,565 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UWM is $36,300.

#3

Madison Area Technical College

Madison, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
334 Yearly Degrees
$4,482 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Madison Area Technical College is 14,526, of which 14,480 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,027 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Approximately 34% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,198 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Madison College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#4

Milwaukee Area Technical College

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
287 Yearly Degrees
$4,658 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Milwaukee Area Technical College is 14,482, which includes 4,651 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

36% of MATC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,619 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 22.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,500 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
200 Yearly Degrees
$4,577 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,502 full-time undergraduates at NWTC, and 11,225 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

42% of NWTC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,745 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,000 during the early-career years.

#6

Chippewa Valley Technical College

Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
195 Yearly Degrees
$4,433 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,924 students at CVTC in total, 2,147 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

50% of CVTC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,199 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.3% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,900 during the early-career years.

#7

Fox Valley Technical College

Appleton, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
154 Yearly Degrees
$4,640 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,092 full-time undergraduates at FVTC, and 12,239 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Roughly 44% of students at FVTC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,521 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from FVTC is $32,200.

#8

University of Wisconsin - Stout

Menomonie, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
152 Yearly Degrees
$9,463 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,309 undergraduates at UW - Stout, of which 6,024 are full-time, and there are 8,413 students altogether. It takes the average UW - Stout undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

Around 87% of students who apply get accepted. Around 55% of accepted students are men, and 45% are women.

Roughly 65% of students at UW - Stout take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,458 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UW - Stout is $39,200.

#9

Waukesha County Technical College

Pewaukee, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
123 Yearly Degrees
$4,347 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,569 full-time undergraduates at WCTC, and 7,467 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

33% of WCTC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,512 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from WCTC is $31,200.

#10

Marquette University

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
102 Yearly Degrees
$43,930 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Marquette University is 11,819, of which 8,515 students are undergraduates and of those, 8,175 are full-time. The freshman retention rate at Marquette is 89%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

Around 89% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 45% are men and 55% are women.

51% of Marquette students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,642 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Marquette with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $50,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#11

Gateway Technical College

Kenosha, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
95 Yearly Degrees
$4,527 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Gateway Technical College is 10,050, which includes 1,589 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Roughly 37% of students at Gateway Technical College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,627 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 23.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Gateway Technical College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#12

University of Wisconsin - Whitewater

Whitewater, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
75 Yearly Degrees
$7,695 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 12,452 students at UW - Whitewater in total, 11,024 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 9,571 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

About 70% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 50% are men and 50% are women.

65% of UW - Whitewater students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,156 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $35,900 during the early-career years.

#12

Lakeshore Technical College

Cleveland, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
75 Yearly Degrees
$4,341 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 615 full-time undergraduates at LTC, and 2,660 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Roughly 45% of students at LTC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $3,230 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.3% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from LTC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#14

Moraine Park Technical College

Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
71 Yearly Degrees
$4,440 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 807 full-time undergraduates at Moraine Park Technical College, and 4,061 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 30% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,161 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.9% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Moraine Park Technical College is $31,400.

#14

Western Technical College

La Crosse, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
71 Yearly Degrees
$4,440 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,823 full-time undergraduates at Western Technical College, and 4,165 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

Roughly 62% of students at Western Technical College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,709 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Western Technical College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#16

University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire

Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
57 Yearly Degrees
$8,840 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 10,591 undergraduates at UW - Eau Claire, of which 9,780 are full-time, and there are 11,255 students altogether. It takes the average UW - Eau Claire undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 76%. Of the accepted students, 35% are men and 65% are women.

Approximately 58% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,378 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from UW - Eau Claire with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $38,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#17

University of Wisconsin - Parkside

Kenosha, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
56 Yearly Degrees
$7,421 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Wisconsin - Parkside is 4,388, of which 3,906 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,143 are full-time. For undergraduates at UW - Parkside, the average graduation time is 5.0 years.

About 61% of students who apply get accepted. Around 45% of accepted students are men, and 55% are women.

Approximately 55% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,643 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.6% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UW - Parkside with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#18

Northcentral Technical College

Wausau, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
54 Yearly Degrees
$3,609 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Northcentral Technical College is 6,177, which includes 1,294 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

45% of North Central Technical College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,730 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from North Central Technical College is $30,000.

#19

University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point

Stevens Point, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
52 Yearly Degrees
$8,270 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 8,332 students at UW - Stevens Point in total, 7,838 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,675 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

About 84% of students who apply get accepted. Around 45% of accepted students are men, and 55% are women.

Approximately 63% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,583 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from UW - Stevens Point with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#20

University of Wisconsin - River Falls

River Falls, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
51 Yearly Degrees
$8,037 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,588 undergraduates at UW - River Falls, of which 5,052 are full-time, and there are 5,980 students altogether. It takes the average UW - River Falls undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

About 75% of students who apply get accepted. Around 36% of accepted students are men, and 64% are women.

Approximately 64% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,246 a year. UW - River Falls has a 3.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UW - River Falls is $35,600.

#21

University of Wisconsin - La Crosse

La Crosse, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
50 Yearly Degrees
$9,127 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Wisconsin - La Crosse is 10,623, of which 9,668 students are undergraduates and of those, 9,098 are full-time. It takes the average UW - La Crosse undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

About 73% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

Roughly 55% of students at UW - La Crosse take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,644 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UW - La Crosse is $38,300.

#22

Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College

Shell Lake, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
49 Yearly Degrees
$4,701 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,108 full-time undergraduates at WITC, and 2,966 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

Approximately 54% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,674 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.8% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from WITC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#23

University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh

Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Public Public vs. Private
45 Yearly Degrees
$7,656 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh is 15,521, of which 14,267 students are undergraduates and of those, 8,541 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UW Oshkosh is 4.8 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 63%. Around 38% of accepted students are men, and 62% are women.

Approximately 65% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,899 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UW Oshkosh is $36,500.

#24

Herzing University - Madison

Madison, Wisconsin
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
44 Yearly Degrees
$14,200 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,174 students at Herzing University - Madison in total, 1,506 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 749 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

About 83% of students who apply get accepted. Around 17% of accepted students are men, and 83% are women.

79% of Herzing University - Madison students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,950 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Herzing University - Madison is $27,900.

#25

Lakeland University

Plymouth, Wisconsin
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
40 Yearly Degrees
$29,880 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,787 undergraduates at Lakeland, of which 803 are full-time, and there are 2,511 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Lakeland is 4.3 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 52%. Of the accepted students, 59% are men and 41% are women.

Approximately 99% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,421 a year. Lakeland has a 7.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Lakeland with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $37,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Other Wisconsin Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Concordia University, Wisconsin 38
27 University of Wisconsin - Green Bay 37
28 University of Wisconsin - Platteville 35
29 Southwest Wisconsin Technical College 31
30 Blackhawk Technical College 26
30 Mid-State Technical College 26
32 Saint Norbert College 25
33 University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Flex 24
34 Carthage College 21
34 Carroll University 21
36 Nicolet Area Technical College 11
36 Edgewood College 11
38 Cardinal Stritch University 10
39 University of Wisconsin - Superior 9
40 Beloit College 8
41 Shepherds College 6
42 Bryant & Stratton College - Wauwatosa 5
42 Silver Lake College of the Holy Family 5
44 Rasmussen University - Wisconsin 4
44 Wisconsin Lutheran College 4
46 Herzing University - Kenosha 3
47 College of Menominee Nation 1
47 Milwaukee School of Engineering 1
47 Marian University 1
47 Herzing University - Brookfield 1
51 Lawrence University 0
51 Ripon College 0
51 Alverno College 0

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