Best Colleges in Wisconsin for 2017

Analysis of Program Quality, Student's Post-College Earnings Used to Rank Top Schools

SAN FRANCISCO (PR WEB) March 24, 2017 – LearnHowToBecome.org, a leading resource provider for higher education and career information, has ranked the best colleges in Wisconsin for 2017. Of the 35 four-year schools who made the list, University of Wisconsin Madison, Marquette University, Saint Norbert College, Viterbo University and Lawrence University ranked the highest. 16 two-year schools also made the list; Chippewa Valley Technical College, Mid-State Technical College, Fox Valley Technical College, Lakeshore Technical College and Western Technical College were determined to be the best five. A full list of all schools is included below.

“Strong economic benefits can come from having a highly-educated workforce,” said Wes Ricketts, senior vice president of LearnHowToBecome.Org. “These Wisconsin schools not only offer quality degree programs that show the value of higher education, they also have demonstrated a commitment to ensuring their students’ post-college success.”

To be included on the “Best Colleges in Wisconsin” list, schools must be regionally accredited, not-for-profit institutions. Each college is also appraised on additional data that includes annual alumni earnings 10 years after entering college, career counseling services, student/teacher ratio, availability of financial aid and graduation rate.

Complete details on each college, their individual scores and the data and methodology used to determine the LearnHowToBecome.org “Best Colleges in Wisconsin” list, visit: https://www.learnhowtobecome.org/college/wisconsin/

The Best Four-Year Colleges in Wisconsin for 2017 include:
  • Alverno College
  • Beloit College
  • Cardinal Stritch University
  • Carroll University
  • Carthage College
  • Concordia University-Wisconsin
  • Edgewood College
  • Lakeland College
  • Lawrence University
  • Maranatha Baptist University
  • Marian University
  • Marquette University
  • Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design
  • Milwaukee School of Engineering
  • Mount Mary University
  • Northland College
  • Ottawa University-Milwaukee
  • Ripon College
  • Saint Norbert College
  • Silver Lake College of the Holy Family
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
  • University of Wisconsin-Parkside
  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville
  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout
  • University of Wisconsin-Superior
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
  • Viterbo University
  • Wisconsin Lutheran College
The Best Two-Year Colleges in Wisconsin for 2017 include:
  • Blackhawk Technical College
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College
  • Fox Valley Technical College
  • Gateway Technical College
  • Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College
  • Lakeshore Technical College
  • Mid-State Technical College
  • Milwaukee Area Technical College
  • Moraine Park Technical College
  • Nicolet College
  • Northcentral Technical College
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
  • Southwest Wisconsin Technical College
  • Waukesha County Technical College
  • Western Technical College
  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College

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