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Welcome to UW Colleges Online

Yes, we’re a fully accredited college with online courses taught by UW Colleges instructors. And our alumni have earned Associates degrees, started new careers, or continued their education at other UW System campuses. But what sets UW Colleges Online apart is that our students are like none other – driven, hard working, life-experienced. Those that seek out a world class UW education but do it on their terms. 

So what are you waiting for? Browse our courses, request more info or apply online

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UW Colleges Online At-A-Glance

Expect to be successful here. We know you will be.


per credit

great value


Guaranteed Transfer

program to any UW System 4-Year


launch your career

& start 200+ majors


online courses

offered for flexible learning options

How Online Education Works

At UW Colleges Online, you’ll learn the same high-quality UW Colleges course content as the campus classes, taught by UW Colleges instructors. You’ll read the same textbooks. You’ll complete assignments and take exams. You’ll participate in discussions with peers and instructors. But you’ll do it all on your schedule. 

UW Colleges Online

34 Schroeder Court, Suite 200

Madison, WI 53711