Return on Investment

November 1, 2016

As you consider the cost of attending college, it is important to keep in mind the value of the education you will receive.

Among the most affordable institutions in the state, UW-Platteville offers a quality education at a reasonable price. Additional savings is found through our textbook rental system, already included in tuition and fees. Compared to the national average cost of purchasing textbooks, that adds up to over $1,000 per year.

The value of a UW-Platteville education is reaffirmed through the PayScale 2016 College ROI Report, which looks at the cost of attending college (investment) verses the potential earnings of its graduates (return). According to its findings on return on investment in the state of Wisconsin, UW-Platteville ranks first in annual ROI and second in 20-year net ROI. Learn more...

Another study conducted by SmartAsset looks at five factors to determine the best value colleges and universities: tuition, student living costs, scholarship and grant offerings, retention rate and starting salary. According to their recent study, UW-Platteville ranks second in the state when it comes to the best value among its peer institutions. Learn more...

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