UWM is cost-competitive even for out-of-state applicants and particularly if you are applying as a student from a state participating in the Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP). Check UWM’s tuition rate schedules for the most up-to-date information. Also, to determine if you qualify for in-state tuition rates, check here for how residency is determined.

2019-2020 Annual Tuition
School of Architecture & Urban Planning

Undergraduate (12-18 credits per semester)

  1. Wisconsin resident $9,598
  2. Minnesota reciprocity $13,701
  3. Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP) $13,644
  4. Non-resident $21,168

Graduate (8-15 credits per semester)

  1. Wisconsin resident $12,050
  2. Minnesota reciprocity $19,087
  3. Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP) $17,321
  4. Non-resident $25,282

Additional Fees
In addition to amount above, differential tuition is charged for students enrolled in Department of Architecture courses. The differential tuition fees are set at $11.55 per credit for all courses at the 100-level, and $43.00 per credit for all courses the 200- through 800-level. Differential tuition enhances the quality of education in the School of Architecture & Urban Planning.

Note: Segregated fees are included in the Resident, Non-Resident, Minnesota and Midwest Exchange rates. Classes held strictly off-campus are not charged segregated fees.

You can apply for financial aid (including filing your FAFSA) through the UWM financial aid site. A number of scholarships are available for students as well; apply for these via the UWM Scholarship Portal. Additional sources of funding are available to graduate students in the form of fellowships, travel awards, and teaching assistantships.

If you have any questions at all, contact the undergraduate or graduate advisor.