Wisconsin Community Colleges

  • There are 28 community colleges located throughout Wisconsin (21 public colleges and 7 private colleges), serving 126,199 students.
  • For Wisconsin community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,700 per year for in-state students and $6,660 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,338 per year (view national tuition costs).
  • Wisconsin community colleges have a diversity score of 0.37, which is lower than the national average of 0.66 (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:

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April 22, 2017
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April 21, 2017
Learn about the benefits of an apprenticeship during your time at community college and how it can benefit your resume and future career.
April 21, 2017
A new study by the Institute for College Access and Success points at the glaring problem facing many community college students: they can't access federal student loans. Learn about the study, the problem, and what resources you do have available.