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The mention of Wisconsin often brings to mind agricultural production. The state is called the dairy capital of the U.S., leads the nation in cheese production, and is a leading producer of corn, oats, and cranberries. Its capital, Milwaukee, is also a major producer of beer. Beyond food products, though, the state is also a major producer of degree-holders, thanks to its 26-campus University of Wisconsin System, one of the largest public higher education systems in the country with more than 182,000 enrolled annually and more than 32,000 faculty and staff employed. The state system includes its flagship, University of Wisconsin-Madison, and the 16-campus Wisconsin Technical College System. In addition to its public system, Wisconsin is home to 20 private institutions and more than 50 technical colleges throughout the state.

You don’t have to live in the state to take advantage of its higher education system. Online colleges in Wisconsin provide students the world over the opportunity to take courses offered by the state’s institutions, including the University of Wisconsin System, whose eCampus portal links all 26 campuses and provides information on their online degree and certificate programs. Interested applicants can further peruse courses and degrees offered through the University of Wisconsin System at Extension portal. Among the Wisconsin online colleges you think will work best based on your interests and needs, we recommend applying only to accredited programs.

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Bellin College of Nursing
3201 Eaton Rd
Green Bay, Wisconsin 54311
(920) 433-6699

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Blackhawk Technical College
6004 County Road G
Janesville, Wisconsin 53547-5009
(608) 758-6900

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Bryant and Stratton College-Milwaukee
310 W. Wisconsin Avenue Suite 500
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53203-2608
(414) 276-5200

Type of School:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education
Cardinal Stritch University
6801 N Yates Rd
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53217-3985
(414) 410-4000

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Chippewa Valley Technical College
620 W Clairemont Ave
Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54701-6162
(715) 833-6200

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
College of Menominee Nation
N172 S.T.H. 47&55
Keshena, Wisconsin 54135
(715) 799-5600

Type of School:

2-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Concordia University Wisconsin
12800 N Lake Shore Dr
Mequon, Wisconsin 53097-2402
(262) 243-5700

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
DeVry University-Wisconsin
100 E Wisconsin Ave
Ste 2550, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202
(414) 278-7677

Type of School:

4-year, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Edgewood College
1000 Edgewood College Drive
Madison, Wisconsin 53711
(800) 444-4861

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Fox Valley Technical College
1825 N Bluemound Dr
Appleton, Wisconsin 54912-2277
(920) 735-5600

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Gateway Technical College
3520 30th Ave
Kenosha, Wisconsin 53144-1690
(262) 564-2200

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Herzing College
5218 E. Terrace Dr.
Madison, Wisconsin 53718
(800) 582-1227

Type of School:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
ITT Technical Institute-Green Bay
470 Security Blvd
Green Bay, Wisconsin 54313
(920) 662-9000

Type of School:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
ITT Technical Institute-Greenfield
6300 W Layton Ave
Greenfield, Wisconsin 53220-4612
(414) 282-9494

Type of School:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College
13466 W Trepania Rd
Hayward, Wisconsin 54843
(715) 634-4790 x100

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Lakeland College
W3718 South Drive
Cth M, Plymouth, Wisconsin 53073
(920) 565-2111

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Lakeshore Technical College
1290 North Avenue
Cleveland, Wisconsin 53015-1414
(920) 693-1000

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Madison Area Technical College
3550 Anderson St
Madison, Wisconsin 53704
(608) 246-6100

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Maranatha Baptist Bible College Inc
745 W Main St
Watertown, Wisconsin 53094
(920) 261-9300 x2320

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Marian University-Wisconsin
45 S National Ave
Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin 54935-4699
(920) 923-7600

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Marquette University
615 N 11th St
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233
(414) 288-7710

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Rd
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226-0509
(414) 456-8296

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Mid-State Technical College
500 32nd St N
Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin 54494
(715) 422-5500

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Milwaukee Area Technical College
700 W State St
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233-1443
(414) 297-6370

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Moraine Park Technical College
235 N National Avenue
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin 54936-1940
(920) 922-8611

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Mount Mary College
2900 N. Menomonee River Pky
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53222-4597
(414) 258-4810

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Nashotah House
2777 Mission Rd
Nashotah, Wisconsin 53058-9793
(262) 646-6500

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree
  • First-professional degree

Accrediting Agency:

Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools
Nicolet Area Technical College
Hwy G South
Rhinelander, Wisconsin 54501-0518
(715) 365-4410

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Northcentral Technical College
1000 Campus Dr
Wausau, Wisconsin 54401-1899
(715) 675-3331

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
2740 W Mason St
Green Bay, Wisconsin 54307-9042
(920) 498-5400

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Ottawa University-Milwaukee
245 South Executive Drive
Suite 110, Brookfield, Wisconsin 53005
(262) 879-0200

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Silver Lake College
2406 S Alverno Rd
Manitowoc, Wisconsin 54220-9319
(920) 684-6691

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Southwest Wisconsin Technical College
1800 Bronson Blvd
Fennimore, Wisconsin 53809-9778
(608) 822-3262

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
University of Phoenix-Madison Campus
2310 Crossroads Dr. Ste 3000
Madison, Wisconsin 53718-2416
(608) 240-4701

Type of School:

4-year, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

University of Phoenix is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. University of Phoenix was placed on Notice by The Higher Learning Commission, effective June 27, 2013. For additional information, contact The Higher Learning Commission, ncahlc.org
University of Phoenix-Milwaukee Campus
20075 Watertower Blvd
Brookfield, Wisconsin 53045-6608
(262) 785-0608

Type of School:

4-year, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

University of Phoenix is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. University of Phoenix was placed on Notice by The Higher Learning Commission, effective June 27, 2013. For additional information, contact The Higher Learning Commission, ncahlc.org
University of Wisconsin Colleges
780 Regent St
Madison, Wisconsin 53708-8680
(608) 262-1783

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
105 Garfield Avenue
Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54702-4004
(715) 836-2637

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
2420 Nicolet Dr
Green Bay, Wisconsin 54311-7001
(920) 465-2207

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
1725 State St
La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601-9959
(608) 785-8000

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
University of Wisconsin-Madison
500 Lincoln Dr
Madison, Wisconsin 53706-1380
(608) 262-1234

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
2200 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201-0413
(414) 229-1122

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Two but less than 4 years certificate
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
800 Algoma Blvd
Oshkosh, Wisconsin 54901
(920) 424-1234

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
University of Wisconsin-Parkside
900 Wood Rd
Kenosha, Wisconsin 53141-2000
(262) 595-2573

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
University of Wisconsin-Platteville
1 University Plz
Platteville, Wisconsin 53818-3001
(608) 342-1421

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
University of Wisconsin-River Falls
410 S 3rd St
River Falls, Wisconsin 54022
(715) 425-3913

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Main St
Stevens Point, Wisconsin 54481
(715) 346-4301

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
University of Wisconsin-Stout
Menomonie
Wisconsin 54751
(715) 232-1431

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
University of Wisconsin-Superior
Belknap and Catlin
Superior, Wisconsin 54880-4500
(715) 394-8101

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
800 W Main St
Whitewater, Wisconsin 53190-1790
(262) 472-1234

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Viterbo University
900 Viterbo Court
La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601-8804
(608) 796-3000

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Waukesha County Technical College
800 Main Street
Pewaukee, Wisconsin 53072-4601
(262) 691-5566

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Western Technical College
400 Seventh St. North
La Crosse, Wisconsin 54602-0908
(608) 785-9200

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College
505 Pine Ridge Drive
Shell Lake, Wisconsin 54871-8727
(715) 468-2815

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission