University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Is UWM a Good School for the Money?

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Value Report

Is UWM worth the money? Read College Factual's annual UWM value report to determine if the school is priced fairly for the quality of education they provide.

Within Wisconsin, UWM is Ranked Below Average in Quality and is Very Overpriced.

Below Average Wisconsin Value
Below Average Wisconsin Quality

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee is ranked #24 out of #39 in Wisconsin for quality and #21 out of #34 for Wisconsin value.

This means it is below average in educational quality and yet priced much higher than it should be.

State Value Ranking  21 out of 34
Great Value
State Value Score  38.24 out of 100
Great Value

Do you qualify for in-state tuition? Check the UWM financial aid page to be sure.

Below Average Value Nationwide

Below Average National Value
Average National Quality

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee is ranked #1,166 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Based on our analysis of other colleges at similar price points, we believe University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee is overpriced for the quality education it provides. (This takes into account average financial aid and may not apply to you if you have further scholarships, grant or aid provided to you.)

National Value Ranking  1166 out of 1472
Great Value
National Value Score  20.79 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
Mansfield University of Pennsylvania $93,830 A-
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania $104,455 B+
Evangel University $105,161 B+
University of Southern Indiana $118,302 C+
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College $129,112 D
Adrian College $138,408 D-
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee $139,511 D-
Ursuline College $144,600 F
Keuka College $152,597 F
Roosevelt University $160,411 F
Alvernia University $174,017 F

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

We're Looking at a Total Cost of $139,511 for an UWM Degree

On average, a bachelor's degree from UWM will cost you about $139,511. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $29,309 and a typical 4.76 years to graduate.

Average Yearly Cost $29,309
Average Years to Graduate 4.76
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $139,511

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Depending on your personal circumstances, your net price may be well below the average UWM net price, which could make this school a better value. You may quality for more financial aid, or be able to complete your degree faster than average. Get more details on UWM cost.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$86,765 In-State With Aid
$156,157 Avg Cost No Aid
4.76 Years to Graduate

Net price can vary based on your unique situation.

Look at the table below to get a sense of how UWM value for your educational dollar might vary.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $156,157 #523 B-
All Students $139,511 #1,166 D-
Only Students Receiving Aid $125,892 #1,135 D-
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $117,029 #13 B-
All Students $100,384 #21 D+
Only Students Receiving Aid $86,765 #18 C

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Wisconsin.

About 83% of UWM students receive financial aid. Get more details on what UWM financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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