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Schools Offering Education Programs in Wisconsin


Around 2.3% of Wisconsin's graduates graduate from education degree programs every year. That means an estimated 3,788 education professionals graduate from Wisconsin's 41 education schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Wisconsin with a education program is University of Wisconsin-Madison, which is located in Madison. In 2010, it was ranked 12th nationwide. 167 students graduated with a degree in education from University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2010. Tuition at University of Wisconsin-Madison was $8,983 per year.

The second-ranked school in Wisconsin with a education program is Marquette University, which is located in Milwaukee. In 2010, it was ranked 25th nationwide. In 2010, 47 students graduated from Marquette University education program. Students at Marquette University paid $30,462 per year in tuition fees.

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, which was ranked 25th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Wisconsin that has a education program. It is located in Whitewater. In 2010, 290 students graduated from University of Wisconsin-Whitewater education program. University of Wisconsin-Whitewater charged in-state students $6,836 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Wisconsin education school, average tuition will be $13,818 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $3,379 per year to $36,312 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Wisconsin education schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Lawrence University - located in Appleton, students are charged $36,312 per year
  2. Beloit College - located in Beloit, students are charged $35,038 per year
  3. Marquette University - located in Milwaukee, students are charged $30,462 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Wisconsin education schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Gateway Technical College - located in Kenosha, students are charged $3,379 per year
  2. Western Technical College - located in La Crosse, students are charged $3,446 per year
  3. Northcentral Technical College - located in Wausau, students are charged $3,493 per year

An education degree from a Wisconsin school... what next?

Some of the most popular jobs education graduates in Wisconsin pursue include postsecondary vocational teacher, social science teacher, postsecondary teacher, elementary school teacher, and business teacher. In 2010, there were 62,610 education professional working in Wisconsin, including 1,060 instructional coordinators, 2,640 postsecondary vocational teachers, and 230 social science teachers. The following counties have the largest number of Wisconsin education professionals:

  1. Milwaukee County - 17,860 education professionals
  2. Columbia County - 8,050 education professionals
  3. Barron County - 3,610 education professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 57,200 education professionals will be working in Wisconsin. This would require the number of education professional to grow by 4%.

Salary

On average, education professionals earn a salary of $66,507 per year in Wisconsin state. In 2010, however, some Wisconsin education professional earned as little as less than $16,070 per year or as much as more than $160,090 per year. Education professionals in the following Wisconsin counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Columbia County - $65,475 per year
  2. Milwaukee County - $64,166 per year
  3. Fond du Lac County - $63,220 per year

Education professionals in the following counties in Wisconsin make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Sheboygan County - $49,700 per year
  2. Winnebago County - $49,770 per year
  3. Chippewa County - $52,006 per year

On average, the highest paid education professionals in Wisconsin were:

  1. Health Specialties Teacher - $103,610 per year
  2. Business Teacher - $81,910 per year
  3. Social Science Teacher - $80,220 per year

The education professionals with lowest average salaries in Wisconsin were:

  1. Postsecondary Teacher - $51,330 per year
  2. Kindergarten Teacher - $47,410 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Wisconsin statistics regarding a career in education. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as teaching or elementary education.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Education in Wisconsin
  • Bachelor's Degree in Education in Wisconsin
  • Master's Degree in Education in Wisconsin
  • Doctoral Degree in Education in Wisconsin
  • Certificate in Education in Wisconsin

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,195 miles from location University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison WI 87.6846 43% 41,654
6,118 miles from location University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Milwaukee WI 30.4844 42% 30,418
6,153 miles from location University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Oshkosh WI 30.0689 43% 13,192
6,120 miles from location Marquette University Milwaukee WI 75.2997 17% 11,689
6,299 miles from location University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Eau Claire WI 34.9991 40% 11,216
6,161 miles from location University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Whitewater WI 65.2906 43% 11,139
6,286 miles from location University of Wisconsin-La Crosse La Crosse WI 35.6184 39% 10,009
6,132 miles from location Northeast Wisconsin Technical College Green Bay WI 19.2351 n/a 9,273
6,203 miles from location University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Stevens Point WI 32.8408 41% 9,209
6,319 miles from location University of Wisconsin-Stout Menomonie WI 30.3278 52% 9,017
6,146 miles from location Moraine Park Technical College Fond Du Lac WI 21.5343 n/a 8,466
6,115 miles from location Gateway Technical College Kenosha WI 18.0879 n/a 8,458
6,250 miles from location University of Wisconsin-Platteville Platteville WI 31.0842 51% 7,803
6,137 miles from location Waukesha County Technical College Pewaukee WI 17.1381 n/a 7,749
6,120 miles from location Concordia University-Wisconsin Mequon WI 27.8739 29% 7,178
6,354 miles from location University of Wisconsin-River Falls River Falls WI 30.5647 51% 6,728
6,123 miles from location University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Green Bay WI 28.6455 39% 6,638
6,119 miles from location Cardinal Stritch University Milwaukee WI 25.9018 41% 6,276
6,299 miles from location Chippewa Valley Technical College Eau Claire WI 24.3253 n/a 5,774
6,287 miles from location Western Technical College La Crosse WI 22.4474 n/a 5,573
6,115 miles from location University of Wisconsin-Parkside Kenosha WI 20.6899 50% 5,303
6,208 miles from location Northcentral Technical College Wausau WI 23.8302 n/a 4,574
6,124 miles from location Lakeland College Plymouth WI 54.9304 25% 3,932
6,135 miles from location Carroll University Waukesha WI 31.224 42% 3,403
6,287 miles from location Viterbo University La Crosse WI 24.5254 33% 3,282
6,114 miles from location Carthage College Kenosha WI 26.4568 15% 3,121
6,146 miles from location Marian University Fond Du Lac WI 22.4746 38% 2,841
0 miles from location Alverno College Milwaukee WI 22.69 53% 2,815
6,324 miles from location University of Wisconsin-Superior Superior WI 24.5193 42% 2,794
6,196 miles from location Edgewood College Madison WI 25.7999 33% 2,549
6,129 miles from location Saint Norbert College De Pere WI 31.6348 32% 2,175
6,126 miles from location Mount Mary College Milwaukee WI 22.2151 40% 1,925
6,147 miles from location Lawrence University Appleton WI 32.9221 20% 1,483
6,175 miles from location Beloit College Beloit WI 34.4484 23% 1,407
6,161 miles from location Maranatha Baptist Bible College Watertown WI 28.9497 84% 849
6,125 miles from location Wisconsin Lutheran College Milwaukee WI 29.3357 40% 776
6,113 miles from location Silver Lake College Manitowoc WI 23.377 27% 704
6,131 miles from location Northland International University Dunbar WI 24.5619 n/a 615
6,266 miles from location Northland College Ashland WI 26.9705 30% 612
6,130 miles from location Ottawa University-Milwaukee Brookfield WI 1.67322 n/a 419
6,117 miles from location Montessori Institute of Milwaukee Milwaukee WI 0.00370532 n/a 31
 

Curious what studying Education gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Wisconsin

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education + 28,070 $52,110 6.2%
2
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education + 12,820 $52,240 -9.6%
3
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary + 4,290 $103,610
4
Postsecondary Teachers, All Other + 3,640 $51,330 32.8%
5
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education + 3,160 $47,410 16.6%
6
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary + 2,640 $65,390 -5.0%
7
Business Teachers, Postsecondary + 2,160 $81,910 33.3%
8
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors + 1,450 $60,780 11.5%
9
Instructional Coordinators + 1,060 $62,990 -24.3%
10
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary + 1,000 $69,320 4.2%
11
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary + 710 $59,260 -36.0%
12
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary + 590 $77,740 25.5%
13
Education Administrators, All Other + 520 $74,180 2.0%
14
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School + 270 $59,120 -42.6%
15
Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other + 230 $80,220 9.5%
 

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