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2021 Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Wisconsin

5 Colleges
325 Bachelor's Degrees
$22,056 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in WisconsinLiberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities is the #24 most popular major in Wisconsin with 325 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.7% of all the liberal arts / sciences and humanities bachelor's degrees in the country.

This year's Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Wisconsin ranking looked at 5 colleges that offer a bachelor's in liberal arts / sciences and humanities. The schools that top this list are recognized because they have great liberal arts / sciences and humanities programs and a strong support system for non-traditional students.

Some of the factors we look at when determining these rankings are overall quality of the liberal arts / sciences and humanities program at the school, affordability, and non-traditional population. For more information, check out our ranking methodology.

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Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Schools for Non-Traditional Students list, to help you choose the best school for you.

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2021 Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Schools for Non-Traditional Students in Wisconsin

Check out the liberal arts / sciences and humanities programs at these schools if you want to see which ones are the best for non-traditional students.

Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Schools for Non-Traditional Students

University of Wisconsin - Green Bay has taken the #1 spot in this year's liberal arts / sciences and humanities ranking for non-traditional students. Located in the medium-sized city of Green Bay, UW - Green Bay is a public college with a moderately-sized student population. UW - Green Bay did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #2 on our Best Colleges for Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities in Wisconsin list.

There are approximately 2,689 students at UW - Green Bay that take at least one class online. 3,605 of UW - Green Bay students are attending part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Alverno College

Milwaukee, WI

Alverno College earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Alverno is a small private not-for-profit school located in the city of Milwaukee. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, Alverno has also earned the #5 rank in our Best Colleges for Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities in Wisconsin ranking.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 7.0%. There are approximately 121 students at Alverno that take at least one class online. There are roughly 467 part time students in attendance at Alverno. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the small city of Oshkosh, UW Oshkosh is a public school with a fairly large student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at UW Oshkosh, the school also landed the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities in Wisconsin ranking.

About 3.4% of UW Oshkosh students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. 1,184 students at UW Oshkosh are exclusively online. There are roughly 7,036 part time students in attendance at UW Oshkosh. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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University of Wisconsin - Whitewater comes in at #4 in this year's ranking. Located in the town of Whitewater, UW - Whitewater is a public college with a fairly large student population. UW - Whitewater also made our Best Colleges for Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities in Wisconsin list, coming in at #3.

The student loan default rate at UW - Whitewater is lower than is typical, just 8.5% of students default in three years. Approximately 3,304 students take at least one class online at UW - Whitewater. There are roughly 2,456 part time students in attendance at UW - Whitewater. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire earned the #5 spot in our 2021 rankings. UW - Eau Claire is a fairly large public school located in the city of Eau Claire. UW - Eau Claire not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #4 on our Best Colleges for Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities in Wisconsin list.

About 7.5% of UW - Eau Claire students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. There are approximately 2,242 students at UW - Eau Claire that take at least one class online. About 1,698 of the students at UW - Eau Claire are attending part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

Explore all the Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Schools for Non-Traditional Students in the Great Lakes Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Michigan 597
Ohio 1,048
Illinois 1,333
Indiana 1,507

Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Liberal Arts General Studies 2,411

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Majors Similar to Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities

Related Major Annual Graduates
Visual & Performing Arts 2,155
Foreign Languages & Linguistics 866
English Language & Literature 859
Philosophy & Religious Studies 228
Theology & Religious Vocations 144

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*Avg Cost is for the top 5 schools only.

References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Veteran-specific data can be found at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.
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