To identify the Best Colleges in Wisconsin for 2019 we averaged the results from the most respected college ranking systems (Niche.com + US News & World Report) from around the web to produce an entirely unique CollegeReviews Score for each school. And then ordered the schools based on that ranking. You won’t find a more exhaustive ranking of the best colleges and universities in Wisconsin anywhere.

About The Best Colleges In Wisconsin

There are more than 100 higher education institutions in Wisconsin. Wisconsin has some of the leading institutions in the midwest. The state led public institution system is home to 26 University of Wisconsin campuses throughout the state.

There are also a number of private universities and colleges including Marquette University, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Medical College of Wisconsin, Edgewood College, Beloit College, and Lawrence University, among others.

Both Madison-based University of Wisconsin and Milwaukee-based Marquette University rank highly on the US News & World Report’s list of Top Schools.

Regional Information About Wisconsin

Major Cities: Milwaukee, Madison, Green Bay
Attractions: Dells, Devil’s Lake State Park, Green Bay Packers
Cost of Living: Wisconsin BestPlaces Cost of Living
Popular Schools: University of Wisconsin ― Madison, Lawrence University, Marquette University

About Our Methodology

Our methodology for determining the best colleges in Wisconsin takes both editorial rankings from US News & World Report, Times Higher Education and combines it with student rankings from Niche.com. We weight student rankings higher giving them about a 80% weighted score vs editorial rankings. Thus creating a more accurate viewpoint of the best colleges in any given state.

  1. University of Wisconsin
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  2. Lawrence University
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  3. Milwaukee School of Engineering
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  4. Marquette University
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  5. University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
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  6. St. Norbert College
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  7. University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire
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  8. Beloit College
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  9. University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
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  10. University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
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  11. University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
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  12. Alverno College
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  13. University of Wisconsin - Stout
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  14. Wisconsin Lutheran College
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  15. University of Wisconsin - Superior
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  16. University of Wisconsin - River Falls
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  17. Northland College
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  18. Concordia University - Wisconsin
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  19. Viterbo University
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  20. University of Wisconsin - Platteville
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