Tuition & Fees

UW Colleges Online offers the lowest online tuition in the University of Wisconsin System at $238 per credit. The online administrative fee is $25 per credit.

Example TermTuition ($238 per credit)+Administrative Fee ($25 per credit)=Total Due
1 Credit$238.00$25.00$263.00
3 Credits$714.00$75.00$789.00
6 Credits$1428.00$150.00$1578.00
9 Credits$2142.00$225.00$2367.00
5 Credit  (Hybrid Lab)$1190.00$125 + $410  (special course fee)$1,725.00

Helpful Links

Please visit these pages on the UW Colleges administrative website for the following:

Refund Schedule

  • The administrative fee is 100% refundable up to one week before the beginning of the class.
  • The administrative fee is 50% refundable during the week before the class.
  • The administrative fee is no longer refundable once the class begins.
  • Online courses, BAAS courses and study abroad courses are excluded from the fee plateau.  Definition: plateau rate is where a student pays one fee for 12-18 credits.  

Hybrid Lab Courses

  • Sciences courses with Face-to-Face labs also have an $82 per credit special course fee. 




UW Colleges Online

34 Schroeder Court, Suite 200

Madison, WI 53711