Which Wisconsin colleges receive the most federal student aid?


University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and University of Wisconsin Colleges reported receiving the most federal financial aid during the 2015-16 academic year among Wisconsin schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

The analysis is based on data reported annually to the U.S. Department of Education.

Top Wisconsin recipients of federal student aid

Rank
School
City
Enrollment
Number receiving aid
Total amount
Average aid per student
1
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Milwaukee
25,601
1,224
$6,738,930
$5,506
2
University of Wisconsin Colleges
Madison
11,940
1,133
$4,782,889
$4,221
3
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison
42,582
779
$3,677,268
$4,720
4
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Whitewater
12,657
598
$2,658,977
$4,446
5
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Stevens Point
8,627
582
$2,555,077
$4,390
6
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Eau Claire
10,747
492
$2,263,705
$4,601
7
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
Oshkosh
13,958
446
$2,018,789
$4,526
8
University of Wisconsin-Stout
Menomonie
9,633
417
$1,827,012
$4,381
9
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
La Crosse
10,637
432
$1,807,169
$4,183
10
Marquette University
Milwaukee
11,294
328
$1,686,184
$5,141

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Marquette University University of Wisconsin Colleges University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire University of Wisconsin-La Crosse University of Wisconsin-Madison University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point University of Wisconsin-Stout University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

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