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. 

Better Job Prospects


Our grads can earn up to $300 more each week

A UW Colleges Online degree can increase your salary. On average, Associates degree-holders have a better chance at higher pay- earning around $125 more each week than their high school graduate peers, and as much as $300 more in weekly pay that workers who don't have a high school diploma.



Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2013



Our grads get hired

UW Colleges Online can improve your chances in the job market. A comparison of national unemployment rates shows earning your Associates Degree makes you more likely to find employment than high school grads. In fact, our graduates outperform average job seekers nationwide.




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