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2023 Best Value Colleges in Wisconsin

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  1. #2 Best Value Colleges in Wisconsin.

    Milwaukee School of Engineering

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    4 Year,

    MILWAUKEE, WI,

    478 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says MSOE is not for the faint of heart. If you want to be academically successful, you need to be willing to put in the time/effort and spend your time efficiently. If you don't know how to do that,...In terms of the campus experience, I will say that some buildings are more well-kept than others, but MSOE does seem to be trying to make the campus better with the new campus green, CC remodel, and...When it comes to social life, it is what you want it to be. I recommend joining clubs to meet like-minded people. If you are looking for a party scene, you may have to look at surrounding colleges....

    Read 478 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 60%,

    Net Price: $26,541,

    SAT Range: 1180-1370,

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  3. #4 Best Value Colleges in Wisconsin.

    University of Wisconsin - La Crosse

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    4 Year,

    LA CROSSE, WI,

    1735 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says UW La Crosse is a beautiful campus with a feeling of home. The professors are all understanding, and the general student life is accepting. As an athlete for La Crosse the athletics program is....

    Read 1735 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 75%,

    Net Price: $12,302,

  4. #5 Best Value Colleges in Wisconsin.

    Marquette University

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    4 Year,

    MILWAUKEE, WI,

    2087 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Marquette is a beautiful campus, the coursework is academically challenging, the city of Milwaukee has plenty to explore, and the student body has a family-like feel. It is the perfect school for someone who is looking for a small school feel yet its big enough where there are plenty of academic and extracurricular activities. It also has a wide range of...A favorite of mine is Basketball season. Going to the FiServ Forum for basketball games is so much fun and allows for a lot of socializing and school spirit! It really is nice to have this break in...The one thing I would change about Marquette is their food service. It is just basic and offers the same food everyday. It needs to have more assortment in their offerings and their dining halls....

    Read 2087 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 82%,

    Net Price: $34,732,

    SAT Range: 1160-1340,

  5. #6 Best Value Colleges in Wisconsin.

    Carroll University

    4 Year,

    WAUKESHA, WI,

    1232 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I was a music major at Carroll and I was pretty happy with the opportunities I had to perform and grow as a musician. Especially considering the fact that the University is largely focused on the DPT....

    Read 1232 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 72%,

    Net Price: $24,094,

    SAT Range: 1050-1230,

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  7. #7 Best Value Colleges in Wisconsin.

    Lawrence University

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    4 Year,

    APPLETON, WI,

    708 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Lawrence was a fantastic experience for me. It has the full liberal arts experience, with great integration and collaboration among different departments (especially the conservatory which offers its....

    Read 708 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 69%,

    Net Price: $26,594,

    SAT Range: 1190-1410,

  8. #10 Best Value Colleges in Wisconsin.

    Wisconsin Lutheran College

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    4 Year,

    MILWAUKEE, WI,

    472 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Overall 5/5, Pros: It's a small campus in Tosa. It's a safe and intimate setting; most classes only have 30 people or less. Labs only have about 15 or fewer people. The campus is small, but not crowded. (across campus in less than 10 min) I love that the professors are available nearly 24/7, along with TAs (Tutors). This campus also encourages you to build...Activities are posted daily throughout campus. Housing is 6/5! Freshman and Sophomore housing are usually 2 people for 1 bathroom. (PLENTY of room for housing.)Cons: Due to the placement in Wauwatosa, you can't do much without a car. Having a car is HIGHLY encouraged. Milwaukee is exciting! Take advantage of the culture nearby. The food is also a 4/5, there isn't much diversity, and it doesn't cater well to those with food allergies/ diseases (like Crohn's). The Party scene is nonexistent on campus, but Marquette, UWM, and MSOE are close by..

    Read 472 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 96%,

    Net Price: $21,529,

    SAT Range: 990-1190,

  9. #11 Best Value Colleges in Wisconsin.

    Edgewood College

    4 Year,

    MADISON, WI,

    572 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I have no regrets about going to Edgewood. I think I have gained a lot more opportunities attending a small school compared to a huge UW School. I've been able to conduct my own research, get....

    Read 572 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 91%,

    Net Price: $26,209,

    SAT Range: 950-1210,

  10. #12 Best Value Colleges in Wisconsin.

    Concordia University - Wisconsin

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    4 Year,

    MEQUON, WI,

    856 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says As a young kid my father would bring me to Concordia for homecoming and tour the campus. He would tell me about the smaller classroom sizes and the tunnel system where they would never have to go outside during the winter. He talked about how the teachers were very engaging and helpful....Concordia has a great technology program that fits well with the things I am learning at Carmen School of Technology. I also attended several events on campus in 2019 for kids with autism and was...Also, it’s my father's alma mater and it would be an honor to follow in his footsteps..

    Read 856 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 71%,

    Net Price: $24,569,

    SAT Range: 898-1156,

  11. #13 Best Value Colleges in Wisconsin.

    University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

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    4 Year,

    EAU CLAIRE, WI,

    1490 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says University of WI, Eau Claire is a beautiful campus, with a well-organized system!The professors care about their students and it is evident. The online portals are easy to use. The orientation went well because the upperclassmen led the way and gave their utmost expertise and...The campus feels safe, clean, and well-maintained. All buildings are clean and maintained nicely. I am glad that I chose this university and proud of my choice. My goal is to become a nurse, and...Before I even became a student here, the college provided professors and student teaching assistants to coach me for an entrance math exam. This exam helps to place students in the appropriate class..

    Read 1490 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 84%,

    Net Price: $14,276,

  12. #14 Best Value Colleges in Wisconsin.

    St. Norbert College

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    4 Year,

    DE PERE, WI,

    741 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says St. Norbert College is a wonderful place for students to not only receive an excellent education, but also to develop lasting relationships with professors, staff, and fellow students. There are....

    Read 741 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 84%,

    Net Price: $27,854,

    SAT Range: 1020-1220,

  13. #15 Best Value Colleges in Wisconsin.

    University of Wisconsin - Whitewater

    4 Year,

    WHITEWATER, WI,

    1380 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says I love the environment because it is friendly and including. Coming from a high school where I was bullied a few times it’s nice to have this change. I do not get judged on what I wear, look like, or....

    Read 1380 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 80%,

    Net Price: $12,522,

    SAT Range: 890-1110,

  14. #17 Best Value Colleges in Wisconsin.

    University of Wisconsin - Platteville

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    4 Year,

    PLATTEVILLE, WI,

    1087 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says The University of Wisconsin Platteville is a very affordable school. It offers a tuition incentive for students who are residences of states bordering Wisconsin. Located in a small town, Platteville,...As for actual school itself, Platteville is very good in the engineering field. They specialize in making their students desirable for many businesses. This gives their students a high graduation to...Platteville is a great school for students looking to getting applicable education for their future occupations..

    Read 1087 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 81%,

    Net Price: $14,706,

  15. #18 Best Value Colleges in Wisconsin.

    University of Wisconsin - River Falls

    4 Year,

    RIVER FALLS, WI,

    685 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I had an absolutely amazing experience at UWRF! From the moment I stepped on campus, I felt welcomed and supported. The professors were incredibly knowledgeable and always available to help me with...In addition to the academics, UWRF had a ton of extracurricular activities to get involved in. I joined a club and made some great friends through that experience. The campus itself was beautiful,...Overall, I am so grateful for the time I spent at UWRF. It was an amazing time that helped me grow both personally and professionally, and I feel well-prepared to take on the next chapter in my life.....

    Read 685 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 77%,

    Net Price: $13,633,

  16. #20 Best Value Colleges in Wisconsin.

    University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

    4 Year,

    GREEN BAY, WI,

    828 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says I am a freshman on campus this year, and something that I really like about UWGB is its beautiful campus. I feel really involved with nature while I'm here, especially during the warmer months of the....

    Read 828 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Acceptance Rate: 90%,

    Net Price: $11,656,

  17. #24 Best Value Colleges in Wisconsin.

    University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

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    4 Year,

    MILWAUKEE, WI,

    3259 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says My time at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee started with my freshman year in the height of the pandemic. As an incoming freshman, I was weary about being in a heavily populated college during a....

    Read 3259 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 79%,

    Net Price: $14,444,

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