Top Wisconsin Community Colleges

  • For the 2020 school year, there are 26 top community colleges located throughout Wisconsin (21 public colleges and 5 private colleges), serving 128,862 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 0.40, which is lower than the national average of 0.65 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 23% (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
77%
Two or more races
2%
Unknown
5%
WI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Wisconsin Community Colleges by Town (2020)

  • College Location Students
  • 6004 County Road G
    Janesville WI  53546
    (608)758-6900

    2,471 students
  • 310 W. Wisconsin Avenue Suite 500
    Milwaukee WI  53203
    (414)276-5200

    847 students
  • 10950 W Potter Road
    Milwaukee WI  53226
    (414)302-7000

    698 students
  • 620 W Clairemont Ave
    Eau Claire WI  54701
    (715)833-6200

    6,074 students
  • 1825 N Bluemound Dr
    Appleton WI  54912
    (920)735-4740

    10,361 students
  • 3520 30th Ave
    Kenosha WI  53144
    (262)564-2200

    7,410 students
  • Globe University-Eau Claire
    Private, for profit
    4955 Bullis Farm Rd
    Eau Claire WI  54701
    (715)855-6600

    153 students
  • 555 South Executive Drive
    Brookfield WI  53005
    (262)649-1710

    n/a
    students
  • 4006 Washington Road
    Kenosha WI  53144
    (866)724-9144

    n/a
    students
  • 5218 East Terrace Drive
    Madison WI  53718
    (608)249-6611

    3,381 students
  • 225 N. 6th St.
    Milwaukee WI  53203
    (866)508-0748

    n/a
    students
  • Herzing University-Madison
    Private, for profit
    5218 E. Terrace Dr.
    Madison WI  53718
    (800)582-1227

    2,649 students
  • 1290 North Avenue
    Cleveland WI  53015
    (920)693-1000

    3,008 students
  • 1701 Wright St
    Madison WI  53704
    (608)246-6100

    16,759 students
  • 500 32nd St N
    Wisconsin Rapids WI  54494
    (715)422-5301

    2,779 students
  • 700 W State St
    Milwaukee WI  53233
    (414)297-6370

    16,712 students
  • 235 N National Avenue
    Fond Du Lac WI  54936
    (920)929-2483

    6,280 students
  • Hwy G South
    Rhinelander WI  54501
    (715)365-4410

    1,139 students
  • 1000 Campus Dr
    Wausau WI  54401
    (715)675-3331

    4,377 students
  • 2740 W Mason St
    Green Bay WI  54307
    (920)498-5400

    10,406 students
  • Rasmussen College-Wisconsin
    Private, for profit
    904 South Taylor Street, Suite 100
    Green Bay WI  54303
    (920)593-8400

    1,132 students
  • 1800 Bronson Blvd
    Fennimore WI  53809
    (608)822-3262

    2,334 students
  • 780 Regent St
    Madison WI  53708
    (608)262-1783

    14,045 students
  • 800 Main Street
    Pewaukee WI  53072
    (262)691-5566

    8,172 students
  • 400 Seventh St. North
    La Crosse WI  54601
    (608)785-9200

    4,630 students
  • 505 Pine Ridge Drive
    Shell Lake WI  54871
    (715)468-2815

    3,045 students
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