You’ll begin reaping the benefits of a UWM education as soon as you step onto campus. Learn a new language, land a career-launching internship, work with a world-renowned scientist. Make new friends. Only you can tell us what these experiences are worth. Here’s what we can tell you: The investment you make in a college education will pay off for the rest of your life.

To get started, review our cost estimates and connect with our financial aid department. Our team processes 30,000 applications yearly to help students identify tools and resources to finance their degree.


How Much Could One Year Cost?

The price tag attached to a UWM degree depends on a variety of factors, from your state residency to the number of courses you take each semester. Research basic cost breakdowns in the chart below.

Wisconsin Residents

Undergraduate Graduate
Tuition $9,493 $11,789
Housing $5,990 $6,050
Meal Plan $4,006 $4,006
Books $800 $800
Estimated Total $20,289 $22,645

Illinois Residents

Undergraduate Graduate
Tuition $13,538 $24,825
Housing $5,990 $6,050
Meal Plan $4,006 $4,006
Books $800 $800
Milwaukee Advantage Program – $1,000 – $1,000
Estimated Total $23,334 $34,681

Minnesota Reciprocity

Undergraduate Graduate
Tuition $13,298 $17,641
Housing $5,990 $6,050
Meal Plan $4,006 $4,006
Books $800 $800
Estimated Total $24,094 $28,497

Midwest Student Exchange Program

Undergraduate Graduate
Tuition $13,538 $24,825
Housing $5,990 $6,050
Meal Plan $4,006 $4,006
Books $800 $800
Estimated Total $24,334 $35,681

UWM participates in the Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP). Students from Illinois, Indiana, Kansas and North Dakota may qualify for reduced nonresident tuition. Minnesota is also a participant, but students from this state are required to apply for the Minnesota reciprocity program. ohe.state.mn.us

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Other States / International