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 $9,588 $11,884
Housing $6,446 $6,735
Meal Plan $4,189 $4,189
Books $800 $800
Estimated Total $21,023 $23,608

Illinois Residents

Undergraduate Graduate
Tuition $13,634 $17,077
Housing $6,446 $6,735
Meal Plan $4,189 $4,189
Books $800 $800
Milwaukee Advantage Program – $1,000  
Estimated Total $24,069 $28,801

Minnesota Reciprocity

Undergraduate Graduate
Tuition $13,513 $18,561
Housing $6,446 $6,735
Meal Plan $4,189 $4,189
Books $800 $800
Estimated Total $24,948 $30,285

Midwest Student Exchange Program

Undergraduate Graduate
Tuition $13,634 $17,077
Housing $6,446 $6,735
Meal Plan $4,189 $4,189
Books $800 $800
Estimated Total $25,069 $28,801

UWM participates in the Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP). Students from Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota and Ohio may qualify for reduced nonresident tuition. Students from Minnesota are required to apply for the Minnesota reciprocity program. ohe.state.mn.us

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