College Education In Wisconsin: Though Wisconsin actually has more lakes than colleges, many institutions of higher learning within the state typically make "top-college" lists. There are 38 institutions of higher learning in the state of Wisconsin, which are surrounded by many vocational and technical schools across the state.
Wisconsin Colleges In the Rankings: U.S. News and World Report rankings: National Rankings – University of Wisconsin, Madison (#35), Marquette University (#77); Liberal Arts Rankings – Lawrence University (#56), Beloit College (#60).
A Closer Look at Wisconsin Education: Wisconsin boasts a large system of 16 technical colleges, where students can earn two-year degrees in over three hundred areas of study.
Did You Know? Historically, the state’s education system has advocated the “Wisconsin Idea,” which emphasizes service to the people of the state.