Wisconsin Colleges and Universities

Colleges and Universities in Wisconsin

Wineries and waterfalls are two of the local perks that students at colleges in Wisconsin can explore during the state's four seasons of fun. Warm summers mean that students can swim in Lake Michigan or take a road trip to nearby fairs and festivals. In the winter, students can hit the trails on snowmobiles or skis. And year-round, cities such as Madison are home to a happening nightlife. If you are looking to study in Wisconsin, you can choose from one of the University of Wisconsin's 13 campuses. You can also find more than 25 other colleges and universities in Wisconsin that provide you with a wide range of program choices. In addition to a liberal arts education, these institutions allow you to specialize in fields like nursing, psychology or theology.

Where the jobs are in Wisconsin

Of course, you'll only be in school for so long. Then it comes time to find a job and a career you love. In Wisconsin, the state's major employers include Aurora Medical Group, the Department of Corrections, Lands End and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development also projects double-digit job growth from 2008 to 2018 in several industries. These include ambulatory health care services, administrative and support services, and social assistance.

The following figures are the mean earned wages for Wisconsin professionals working within some of these fields. Data comes from 2010 Bureau of Labor Statistics data.

  1. Health specialties teachers, postsecondary: $103,610
  2. Registered nurses: $64,280
  3. Sales managers: $104,110
  4. Social and community service managers: $61,450
  5. Social workers: $55,320

With one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country, Wisconsin can attract high-caliber students who want to stay within the state after graduation. Harley Davidson corporate headquarters are located in Wisconsin. Does it make sense for you to be there, too?

See also: Wisconsin Vocational Schools and Career Training

Other Colleges & Universities in Wisconsin

Alverno College
Milwaukee, Wisconsin www.alverno.edu
Beloit College
Beloit, Wisconsin www.beloit.edu
Blackhawk Technical College
Janesville, Wisconsin www.blackhawk.edu
Carroll College
Waukesha, Wisconsin
Carthage College
Kenosha, Wisconson www.carthage.edu
Chippewa Valley Technical College
Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Menomonie, Neillsville, River Falls, Wisconsin www.cvtc.edu
College of Menominee Nation
Keshena, Wisconsin www.menominee.edu
Concordia University Wisconsin
Mequon, WI www.cuw.edu
Edgewood College
Madison, Wisconsin www.edgewood.edu
Fox Valley Technical College
Appleton, Wisconsin http://www.fvtc.edu/
Gateway Technical College
Kenosha, Racine, Elkhorn, Burlington, Wisconsin www.gtc.edu
Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College
Hayward, Wisconsoin www.lco.edu
Lakeland College
Sheboygan, Wisconsin www.lakeland.edu
Lakeshore Technical College
Cleveland, Wisconsin www.gotoltc.edu
Lawrence University
Appleton, Wisconsin www.lawrence.edu
Madison Area Technical College
Madison, Wisconsin matcmadison.edu
Madison Media Institute
Madison, Wisconsin. Associate of arts - digital art / animation, recording / music technology, video production www.madisonmedia.edu
Maranatha Baptist Bible College
Watertown, Wisconsin www.mbbc.edu
Marian University
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin www.marianuniversity.edu
Marquette University
Milwaukee, Wisconsin www.marquette.edu
Mid-State Technical College
Wisconsin Rapids, Adams, Marshfield, Stevens Point, WI www.mstc.edu
Milwaukee Area Technical College
Milwaukee, Wisconsin www.matc.edu
Milwaukee Institute of Art Design
Milwaukee, Wisconsin www.miad.edu
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Milwaukee, Wisconsin www.msoe.edu
Moraine Park Technical College
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin www.morainepark.edu
Mount Mary College
Milwaukee, Wisconsin www.mtmary.edu
Nicolet Area Technical College
Rhinelander, Wisconsin www.nicoletcollege.edu
Northcentral Technical College
Wausau, Wisconsin www.ntc.edu
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
Green Bay, Wisconsin www.nwtc.edu
Northland College
Ashland, Wisconsin www.northland.edu
Philadelphia Biblical University
Cable, Wisconsin - Wilderness Campus www.pbu.edu
Ripon College
Ripon, Wisconsin www.ripon.edu
Saint Norbert College
De Pere, Wisconsin www.snc.edu
Silver Lake College
Manitowoc, Wisconsin www.sl.edu
Southwest Wisconsin Technical College
Fennimore, WI www.swtc.edu
University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire
Eau Claire, WI www.uwec.edu
University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
Green Bay, WI www.uwgb.edu
University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
La Crosse, WI www.uwlax.edu
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Madison, WI www.wisc.edu
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI www.uwm.edu
University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh
Oshkosh, WI www.uwosh.edu
University of Wisconsin - Parkside
Kenosha, WI www.uwp.edu
University of Wisconsin - Platteville
Platteville, WI www.uwplatt.edu
University of Wisconsin - River Falls
River Falls, WI www.uwrf.edu
University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
Stevens Point, WI www.uwsp.edu
University of Wisconsin - Stout
Menomonie, WI www.uwstout.edu
University of Wisconsin - Superior
Superior, Wisconsin www.uwsuper.edu
University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
Whitewater, WI www.uww.edu
University of Wisconsin Colleges
(2-year campuses) www.uwc.edu
Viterbo University
La Crosse, Wisconsin www.viterbo.edu
Waukesha County Technical College
Pewaukee, Wisconsin www.wctc.edu
Western Wisconsin Technical College
La Crosse, WI www.westerntc.edu
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College
Shell Lake, Wisconsin www.witc.edu
Wisconsin Lutheran College
Milwaukee, Wisconsin www.wlc.edu
Medical College of Wisconsin
Nashota House Theological Seminary (Episcopal)
Northland International University
Dunbar, Wisconsin (formerly Northland Baptist Bible College) www.ni.edu
University of Wisconsin System
Main site
Wisconsin International University
Various international locations
Wisconsin School of Professional Psychology
Wisconsin Technical College System
online learning
Wisconsin Technical College System
Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (WAICU)
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