Online College Courses Available in Wisconsin (WI)

Wisconsin is known for its cheese production, professional sports teams, music festivals, and breweries. In addition to these distinctive assets, Wisconsin also has a vast higher education system, most notably including the University of Wisconsin System. This system includes the state’s public flagship university, the University of Wisconsin Madison, and 25 other campuses. Wisconsin also offers numerous state technical colleges, as well as many private nonprofit and for-profit schools. Online college courses in Wisconsin are available through in-state and out-of-state institutions.

Milwaukee. As Wisconsin’s largest city with more than 1.7 million people in its surrounding metro area, Milwaukee is the state’s hub of culture and industry. Milwaukee’s economy has diversified over time from its brewing and manufacturing industry roots, but the city is still known as a beer town due to the presence of Miller Brewing Company. Milwaukee has more than 18 institutions of higher education its vicinity, which contributes to the high number of college students in the area per capita.

Madison. Madison, the second largest city in the state, is a bustling, left-leaning college town. This highly-educated city has a diverse economy with growing consumer services and high-tech industries, and has fared better than other cities its size during the recession.

Green Bay. Green Bay gets its name from its location near a sub-basin of Lake Michigan and is the third-largest city in Wisconsin. Green Bay is best known nationally for its professional football team, the Green Bay Packers. Major industries in Green Bay include paper and shipping, healthcare, insurance, and transportation.

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