Colleges and Universities in Wisconsin

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
Beloit College
Beloit, Wisconsin
Blackhawk Technical College
Janesville, Wisconsin
Carroll College
Waukesha, Wisconsin
Carthage College
Kenosha, Wisconson
Chippewa Valley Technical College
Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Menomonie, Neillsville, River Falls, Wisconsin
College of Menominee Nation
Keshena, Wisconsin
Concordia University Wisconsin
Mequon, WI
Edgewood College
Madison, Wisconsin
Fox Valley Technical College
Appleton, Wisconsin
Gateway Technical College
Kenosha, Racine, Elkhorn, Burlington, Wisconsin
Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College
Hayward, Wisconsoin
Lakeland College
Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Lakeshore Technical College
Cleveland, Wisconsin
Lawrence University
Appleton, Wisconsin
Madison Area Technical College
Madison, Wisconsin
Madison Media Institute
Madison, Wisconsin. Associate of arts - digital art / animation, recording / music technology, video production
Maranatha Baptist Bible College
Watertown, Wisconsin
Marian University
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
Marquette University
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Mid-State Technical College
Wisconsin Rapids, Adams, Marshfield, Stevens Point, WI
Milwaukee Area Technical College
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Milwaukee Institute of Art Design
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Moraine Park Technical College
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
Mount Mary College
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Nicolet Area Technical College
Rhinelander, Wisconsin
Northcentral Technical College
Wausau, Wisconsin
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
Green Bay, Wisconsin
Northland College
Ashland, Wisconsin
Philadelphia Biblical University
Cable, Wisconsin - Wilderness Campus
Ripon College
Ripon, Wisconsin
Saint Norbert College
De Pere, Wisconsin
Silver Lake College
Manitowoc, Wisconsin
Southwest Wisconsin Technical College
Fennimore, WI
University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire
Eau Claire, WI
University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
Green Bay, WI
University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
La Crosse, WI
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Madison, WI
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI
University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh
Oshkosh, WI
University of Wisconsin - Parkside
Kenosha, WI
University of Wisconsin - Platteville
Platteville, WI
University of Wisconsin - River Falls
River Falls, WI
University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
Stevens Point, WI
University of Wisconsin - Stout
Menomonie, WI
University of Wisconsin - Superior
Superior, Wisconsin
University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
Whitewater, WI
University of Wisconsin Colleges
(2-year campuses)
Viterbo University
La Crosse, Wisconsin
Waukesha County Technical College
Pewaukee, Wisconsin
Western Wisconsin Technical College
La Crosse, WI
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College
Shell Lake, Wisconsin
Wisconsin Lutheran College
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Medical College of Wisconsin
Nashota House Theological Seminary (Episcopal)
Northland International University
Dunbar, Wisconsin (formerly Northland Baptist Bible College)
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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