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

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