Platteville, Wisconsin (WI) Colleges and Universities

There are 2 Wisconsin schools within 25 miles of Platteville, Wisconsin. Check out information about them so you can decide whether one of them offers what you are looking for in a college or university.

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Students who want to study near Platteville, Wisconsin, have two public universities to choose from. Here, you can find data about them from the National Center for Education Statistics.

Closest Schools to Platteville, Wisconsin

Platteville, Wisconsin is a quintessential college town because it is home to a major public university. The only other Wisconsin school nearby is in the town of Fennimore, about 18 miles away.

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (0.0 miles)
  • Southwest Wisconsin Technical College (18.3 miles)

Largest Schools Near Platteville, Wisconsin

The two Platteville-area schools differ considerably in size. One is a mid-size institution with nearly nine thousand students, while the other is a small college. These were the student populations reported to the NCES.

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (8,945 students)
  • Southwest Wisconsin Technical College (2,114 students)

Schools with the Lowest Net Price

Cost can be an important consideration when selecting a school. To calculate the net price for a school, the NCES subtracts the average financial aid package from the total cost of attendance for a full-time undergraduate student. The two Platteville-area schools reported these net prices for the 2014-2015 academic year.

  • Southwest Wisconsin Technical College ($8,121 per year)
  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville ($14,353 per year)

Highest Graduation Rates

Graduation rates indicate the number of students who complete their programs within 150% of the normal time. According to NCES figures for full-time undergraduate students who finished in 2015, both of the schools in the Platteville area reported rates of just over fifty percent.

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (54%)
  • Southwest Wisconsin Technical College (51%)

In summary, students who want to attend a Wisconsin school near Platteville can choose between UW-Platteville and Southwest Wisconsin Technical College.

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