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2012 Higher Education Guide

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Welcome to the Shepherd Express' 2012 Higher Education Guide. Below is a comprehensive listing of colleges and technical colleges in the greater Milwaukee area along with the University of Wisconsin system.

Listed by number of students

 

Milwaukee Area Technical College

www.matc.edu

414-297-6282

Milwaukee, Wis., with campuses in Mequon, Oak Creek and West Allis

 

Institution Type: technical college, two-year associate degrees, technical diplomas, certificates and apprenticeships; also offers pre-college programs in GED, HSED, ESL, and Adult High School

Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Number of Students: 46,397

Student-Faculty Ratio: 18:1

Cost Per Year: $3,980 (degree/diploma programs); $5,222 (four-year college transfer programs)

Cost Per Credit: $133 (degree/diploma); $174 (four-year college transfer)

Online Classes: hundreds available

Specialties: 175 occupational programs in business, health sciences, liberal arts and sciences, media and creative arts, and technology and applied sciences

 

Marquette University

www.marquette.edu

414-288-7250

Milwaukee, Wis.

 

Institution Type: Catholic and Jesuit private college, doctoral research university

Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools 

Number of Students: 12,002 (8,387 undergraduates, 3,615 graduate/professional)

Student-Faculty Ratio: 15:1

Cost Per Year: $32,810 (undergraduate, tuition only) 

Online Classes: some available

Specialties: arts, sciences, business administration, communication, education, engineering, health sciences, nursing, law and dental

 

Concordia University Wisconsin

www.cuw.edu

262-243-5700

Mequon, Wis.

 

Institution Type: four-year private

Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Number of Students: approximately 7,600

Student-Faculty Ratio: 12:1

Cost Per Year: $33,250 (includes room and board); $24,200 (tuition only)

Online Classes: available

Specialties: 65 undergraduate majors, eight adult education majors, 19 master’s programs, and doctoral degrees in physical therapy, nursing and pharmacy (Pharm.D.)

 

Upper Iowa University-Milwaukee Center

www.uiu.edu

414-475-4848

Milwaukee, Wis., with additional centers in Elkhorn, Burlington and Racine

 

Institution Type: private

Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Number of Students: 575 in Milwaukee (6,900 total)
Student-Faculty Ratio: 14:1
Cost Per Year: $13,140 (full-time student taking 12 classes each year)

Cost Per Credit: $365
Online Classes: some available

Specialties: business administration, marketing, HR management, financial management, management information systems, health services administration, accounting, criminal justice, psychology, human services, public administration, and social work training certificate classes

 

Cardinal Stritch

www.stritch.edu

414-410-4000

Milwaukee, Wis.

 

Institution Type: four-year, private, Catholic Franciscan university

Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Number of Students: 6,093

Student-Faculty Ratio: 16:1

Cost Per Year: $23,680 (traditional undergraduate programs; tuition only)

Online Classes: classes and degrees available

Specialties: business, education, initial teaching certification, leadership, nursing, sport management, fine arts; associate, bachelor's, master's, doctoral and certification/licensure programs

 

Lakeland College

www.lakeland.edu

1-800-569-2166

Sheboygan, Wis., with adult education centers in Sheboygan, Milwaukee, Madison, Green Bay, Fox Cities, Central Wisconsin and Chippewa Falls

 

Institution Type: private

Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Number of Students: 3,600

Student-Faculty Ratio: 15:1

Cost Per Credit: $375 (undergraduate), $450 (graduate), $475 (graduate-MBA)

face="verdana" size="3">Specialties: accounting, education, hospitality management, criminal justice, business management, marketing, computer science, health care management, graduate-MBA, master of arts in counseling, and master of education

 

Carroll University

www.carrollu.edu

262-547-1211

Waukesha, Wis.

 

Institution Type: four-year private

Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools 

Number of Students: 3,523

Student-Faculty Ratio: 17:1

Cost Per Year: $26,475 (undergraduate)

Cost Per Credit: $320 (undergraduate), $365 (nursing)

Online Classes: some available

Specialties: physical therapy, nursing, education, business, and psychology


 

Herzing University

www.herzing.edu

1-800-596-0724

Milwaukee, Wis., with campuses in Brookfield, Kenosha and Madison

 

Institution Type: private university, offering three-year bachelor degrees

Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools 

Number of Students: 3,132

Student-Faculty Ratio: 18:1

Cost Per Year: approximately $11,400 (includes books and fees)

Cost Per Credit: $460-$805 (includes books and fees)

Online Classes: more than 50 programs available

Specialties: technology, business, health care (including nursing), design, public safety; master’s, bachelor’s, associate degrees, diplomas, and continuing education


 

Marian University

www.marianuniversity.edu

920-923-7600

Fond du Lac, Wis., West Allis, Wis.

 

Institution Type: private

Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools 

Number of Students: 2,800 (undergraduate and graduate)

Student-Faculty Ratio: 13:1

Cost Per Year: $23,090 (undergraduate)

Cost Per Credit: $353 (undergraduate), $458-$601 (graduate)

Online Classes: some available

Specialties: nursing, health care administration, sport and recreation management, radiologic technology, forensic science, homeland security, educational leadership and education technology


 

Alverno College

www.alverno.edu

414-382-6100

Milwaukee, Wis.

 

Institution Type: Catholic private women’s college

Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools 

Number of Students: 2,605

Student-Faculty Ratio: 11:1

Cost Per Year: $21,576 (undergraduate), $24,720 (nursing)

Cost Per Credit: $899 (undergraduate), $1,030 (nursing)

Online Classes: none available

Specialties: business, nursing, special education, arts and science, technology, liberal arts; bachelor and master degrees

 

Carthage College

www.carthage.edu

262-551-6000

Kenosha, Wis.

 

Institution Type: four-year private liberal arts and sciences

Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Number of Students: 2,540 (full-time undergraduate)

Student-Faculty Ratio: 14:1

Cost Per Year: $33,000

Online Classes: none available

Specialties: business, education, natural sciences, fine arts; paralegal certificates and M.Ed. degrees

 

Milwaukee School of Engineering

www.msoe.edu

414-277-6763

Milwaukee, Wis.


 

Institution Type: private

Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Number of Students: 2,500

Student-Faculty Ratio: 14:1

Cost Per Year: $31,920 (full-time undergraduate)

Cost Per Credit: $554 (undergraduate), $670 (graduate)

Online Classes: limited blended, Internet-hybrid classes available

Specialties: engineering, information technology, business management and nursing

 

Bryant & Stratton College

www.bryantstratton.edu

414-276-5200

Locations in Milwaukee, Wauwatosa and at Bayshore Town Center

 

Institution Type: private

Accreditation: Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Number of Students: 2,000

Student-Faculty Ratio: 15:1

Cost Per Year: $6,420-$8,175 per term (full-time student)

Cost Per Credit: $535-$545

Online Classes: some available

Specialties: health care, nursing, medical assisting, medical reimbursement and coding, criminal justice, business, technology and paralegal


 

Mount Mary College

www.mtmary.edu

414-258-4810

1-800-321-6265

Milwaukee, Wis.

 

Institution Type: four-year Catholic women's college (graduate programs open to men)

Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Number of Students: 1,856 (graduate and undergraduate)

Student-Faculty Ratio: 15:1

Cost Per Year: $23,600 (undergraduate)
Cost Per Credit: $716 (undergraduate)

Online Classes: some available

Specialties: undergraduate art and design, art therapy, business, dietetics, education, fashion, interior design, occupational therapy; graduate art therapy, counseling, dietetics, education, English, MBA, and occupational therapy

 

Medical College of Wisconsin

www.mcw.edu

414-955-8296

Milwaukee, Wis.

 

Institution Type: private

Accreditation: Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME)

Number of Students: 1,270 (816 medical, 450-plus graduate students)

Student-Faculty Ratio: 1:1.35

Cost Per Year: about $59,000 (includes tuition, fees, books, living expenses)

Online Classes: some graduate school certification programs available

Specialties: Medical (M.D. and M.D./Ph.D.); also hosts Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (M.A., M.S., Ph.D., M.P.H.)

 

Wisconsin Lutheran College

www.wlc.edu

414-443-8800

Milwaukee, Wis.

 

Institution Type: four-year private college

Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Number of Students: 1,022

Student-Faculty Ratio: 11:1

Cost Per Year: $23,620 (tuition and fees)

Cost Per Credit: $640

Online Classes: some available

Specialties: urban education, Christian leadership and nursing

 

Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design

www.miad.edu

414-847-3200

Milwaukee, Wis.

 

Institution Type: four-year private, nonprofit

Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools; National Association of Schools of Art & Design

Number of Students: 725

Student-Faculty Ratio: 16:1

Cost Per Year: $28,205

Cost Per Credit: $940

Online Classes: none available

Specialties: communication design, industrial design, illustration, interior architecture and design, photography, video and animation, drawing, sculpture, painting, printmaking, integrated studio arts; 16 minors plus cross-registration with Marquette University

 

DeVry University – Wisconsin

www.devry.edu

414-278-7677

Milwaukee, Wis., Waukesha, Wis.

 

Institution Type: four-year private

Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Number of Students: 467

Student-Faculty Ratio: 23:1

Cost Per Year: $16,156 (tuition and fees)

Cost Per Credit: $609

Online Classes: some available

Specialties: business administration, computer information, management, technology, accounting; associate, bachelor and master degrees


 

Art Institute of Wisconsin

www.artinstitutes.edu/milwaukee
414-978-5000
Milwaukee, Wis.

Institution Type: college offering bachelor and associate degrees

Number of Students: 310

Student-Faculty Ratio: unknown

Cost Per Year: varies by degree program

Cost Per Credit: $486

Online Classes: available          

Specialties: culinary, media arts, design and fashion


 

Wisconsin School of Professional Psychology

www.wspp.edu

414-464-9777

Milwaukee, Wis.

 

Institution Type: graduate school

Accreditation: American Psychological Association; North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Number of Students: 98

Student-Faculty Ratio: 7:1

Cost Per Year: $21,450

Cost Per Credit: $825

Online Classes: none

Specialties: clinical psychology (adult and child track)

 

Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center School of Radiologic Technology

www.aurora.org/radtech

414-747-4330

Milwaukee, Wis.

 

Institution Type: two-year hospital-based certificate program in radiologic technology

Accreditation: Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology

Affiliated with: UW-Milwaukee, Carroll University and Concordia University (students can earn a bachelor degree through these affiliations)

Number of Students: 36

Student-Faculty Ratio: 6.8:1

Cost Per Year: $3,000 (does not include books)

Online Classes: none available

Specialties: certificate program in radiologic science

 

 

UW School System: Listed by number of students

 

University of Wisconsin-Madison

www.wisc.edu

608-263-2400

Madison, Wis.

 

Institution Type: public doctoral research university

Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Number of Students: 42,441

Student-Faculty Ratio: 17:1

Cost Per Year: $10,380 (undergraduate Wisconsin residents)

Cost Per Credit: $435.44 (undergraduate Wisconsin residents)

Online Classes: many available

Specialties: chemistry, physics, sociology, engineering, business, social work, education, political science and liberal arts

 

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

www.uwm.edu

414-229-1122

Milwaukee, Wis.

 

Institution Type: public doctoral research university

Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Number of Students: nearly 30,000

Student-Faculty Ratio: 20:1

Cost Per Year: $9,186 (undergraduate Wisconsin residents); $11,482 (graduate Wisconsin residents); tuition and fees vary based on degree program/residency status

Cost Per Credit: $337.13 (undergraduate Wisconsin residents)

Online Classes: More than 500 online courses

Specialties: architecture and urban planning, fine arts, freshwater sciences, nursing and health sciences, engineering, business and liberal arts; graduate-level public health and freshwater sciences; specialist and doctoral degrees

 

University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
www.uwosh.edu
920-424-1234
Oshkosh, Wis.

Institution Type: public university
Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Number of Students: 13,500
Student-Faculty Ratio: 24:1
Cost Per Year: $7,360 (Wisconsin resident; includes fees)
Online Classes: some available
Specialties: 60 undergraduate degree programs, 13 master's degree programs, and one doctoral degree program

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

www.uww.edu

262-472-1234

Whitewater, Wis.

 

Institution Type: public university

Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools

Number of Students: 11,615

Student-Faculty Ratio: 23:1

Cost Per Year: $7,195 (Wisconsin residents)

Cost Per Credit: $300 (Wisconsin residents)

Online Classes: many graduate programs available

Specialties: business, education and liberal studies

 

University of Wisconsin-Parkside

www.uwp.edu

262-595-2345

Kenosha, Wis.

 

Institution Type: public university

Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission; AACSB-International (School of Business & Technology); American Chemical Society (chemistry degree program)

Number of Students: 4,900

Student-Faculty Ratio: 19:1

Cost Per Year: $7,292 (Wisconsin residents; tuition only)

Cost Per Credit: $306 (Wisconsin residents)

Online Classes: undergraduate (sustainable management, health information management and technology) and graduate (MBA, sustainable management)

Specialties: theater arts, music, art, pre-health science, business, and community engagement

 

University of Wisconsin-Waukesha

www.waukesha.uwc.edu

262-521-5200

Waukesha, Wis.

 

Institution Type: two-year public college

Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Number of Students: 2,234

Student-Faculty Ratio: 24:1

Cost Per Year: $5,082 (Wisconsin residents)

Cost Per Credit: $211.75 (Wisconsin residents)

Online Classes: some available

Specialties: freshman and sophomore campus that offers associates of arts and sciences degrees with guaranteed transfer to any UW System school

 

University of Wisconsin-Washington County

www.washington.uwc.edu

262-335-5200

West Bend, Wis.

 

Institution Type: two-year public university

Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Number of Students: 1,033

Student-Faculty Ratio: 20:1

Cost Per Year: $5,083.44 (Wisconsin residents)

Cost Per Credit: $211.56 (Wisconsin residents)

Online Classes: many available

Specialties: freshman and sophomore curriculums for more than 250 majors

 

University of Wisconsin-Sheboygan

www.sheboygan.uwc.edu

920-459-6633

Sheboygan, Wis.

 

Institution Type: two-year public university

Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Number of Students: 894

Student-Faculty Ratio: 23:1

Cost Per Year: $5,067 (Wisconsin residents)

Cost Per Credit: $210.89 (Wisconsin residents)

Online Classes: many available

Specialties: free peer tutoring services, writing center, associate of arts and sciences degrees (freshman-sophomore level classes); on-site collaborative bachelor’s degree programs in engineering, nursing, early childhood education, special education, liberal studies, organizational management; music, theater and arts, varsity and intramural sports

 

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