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Wisconsin Higher Education


"[K]knowledge being necessary to good government and the happiness of mankind, schools and the means of education shall forever be encouraged." --Ordinance of 1787



Nearly 50 years before Wisconsin was a U.S. territory and over 60 years before Wisconsin became a state, the founding fathers recognized the importance of education. In the more than 150 years since Wiscons in became a state, higher education has flourished.


Wisconsin universities and colleges are known world-wide for their academic excellence and educational innovation. Wisconsin universities and colleges have earned distinctions for quality and value from such esteemed publications as U. S. News & World Report, USA Today, Entrepreneur Magazine, The Princeton Review and The New York Times.


There is a school in Wisconsin to meet the higher education needs of everyone. Are you seeking an academic degree program, a specialized certificate program, or an English language training program? Choose from Wisconsin's

13 Comprehensive Universities

13 Freshman-Sophomore Colleges

20 Private and Independent Schools and Universities

52 Technical Colleges

Click here to for a look at degrees offered by StudyWisconsin participating schools.



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University of Wisconsin, 1858 (digital image created and owned byUWDCC-- UW.CLP-A0069.bib)


Lawrence University, 1905 ( digital image courtesy of Lawrence University Archives)


University of Wisconsin-Stout, 1954 (digital image courtesy of UW-Stout Archives)