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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 35,000 financial aid 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

Associate Bachelor’s Graduate
Tuition $5,249 $9,836 $12,445
Housing $6,379 $9,694
Meal Plan $4,190 $4,190
Books $800 $800 $800
Estimated Total $6,049 $21,205 $27,129

Illinois Residents

Undergraduate Graduate
Tuition $13,881 $17,796
Housing $6,379 $9,694
Meal Plan $4,190 $4,190
Books $800 $800
Milwaukee Advantage Program – $1,000  
Estimated Total $24,250 $32,480

Minnesota Reciprocity

Undergraduate Graduate
Tuition $13,938 $19,325
Housing $6,379 $9,694
Meal Plan $4,190 $4,190
Books $800 $800
Milwaukee Advantage Program – $1,000  
Estimated Total $24,307 $34,009

Midwest Student Exchange Program

Undergraduate Graduate
Tuition $13,881 $17,796
Housing $6,379 $9,694
Meal Plan $4,190 $4,190
Books $800 $800
Estimated Total $25,250 $32,480

UWM participates in the Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP). Students from Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota and Ohio may qualify for reduced nonresident tuition.

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Other States / International