Wisconsin Community Colleges

  • There are 26 community colleges located throughout Wisconsin (21 public colleges and 5 private colleges), serving 125,949 students.
  • For Wisconsin community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,945 per year for in-state students and $6,972 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,826 per year (view national tuition costs).
  • Wisconsin community colleges have a diversity score of 0.37, which is lower than the national average of 0.67 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 21% (majority Black and Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 23:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(WI) School Average
American Indian
1%
Asian
3%
Hispanic
5%
Black
7%
White
79%
Two or more races
2%
Unknown
3%
WI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Wisconsin Community Colleges by Town:

Recent Articles
December 21, 2017
Many students start their academic careers at a community college, hoping to transfer to a four-year university, but find themselves missing the mark. Thankfully, a new report surveying university leaders provides ideas on how to help students make the transfer successfully.
December 21, 2017
Learn about the research that shows how participation in community college boosts student performance and success.
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Learn about the controversy surrounding community colleges' admission policies regarding undocumented immigrants.