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University of Wisconsin-Whitewater at Rock County offers a high-quality University of Wisconsin degree and thousands of dollars in savings over the course of two years.

2018-19 Tuition

Segregated fees are not included.*

 Fall & Spring Full-Time Tuition (12-18 Credits)Fall & Spring Part-Time Tuition (per credit)Summer Full-time Tuition (6-9 credits)Summer Part-Time Tuition (per credit)Winterim Part-Time Tuition  (per credit)
Wisconsin Residents $2,375.16* $197.93* $1,187.58* $197.93* $197.93
Minnesota Reciprocity Residents $2,375.16* $197.93* $1,187.58* $197.93* $197.93
Midwest Student Exchange Program Participant $3,562.80* $296.90* $1,781.40* $296.90* $296.90
Non-Residents $6,160.56* $513.38* $3,080.28* $513.38* $513.38
BAAS Residents   $262.43*   $262.43* $262.43
BAAS Non-Residents   $577.97*   $577.97* $577.97
BAAS Minnesota Reciprocity   $303.96*   $303.96* $303.96
BAAS Midwest Student Exchange Program   $393.65*   $393.65* $393.65
  • *Segregated fees are charges, in addition to instructional fees, assessed to all students for student services, activities, programs and facilities that support the mission of the University of Wisconsin System institutions.
  • Special course fees for specific courses may apply. Please visit the course schedule for your campus.
  • UW Colleges Online courses are not included on the above schedule. Visit UW Colleges Online tuition and fee schedule for more information.

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2018-19 Segregated Fees

Segregated fees are per term based on full-time status.

Fee Category Fall/Spring Summer
Athletics $52.79 TBD
Child Care $0.00 TBD
Drama Production $7.99 TBD
Fine Arts $5.09 TBD
Municipal Services $7.42 TBD
Music Production $13.05 TBD
Student Activities $30.01 TBD
Student Center $0.00 TBD
Student Health $18.16 TBD
Student Newspaper $0.00 TBD
Academic Skills $28.07 TBD
Student Life $28.26 TBD
TOTAL $190.84 TBD


Tuition Notes

Tuition is set by the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents. Segregated fees are recommended by each local student body, reviewed by the Chancellor and approved by the Board of Regents.Please visit the UW Colleges' Student Finances Office information on due dates, payment options, refund schedules, withdrawal, additional fees, online course fees, fee appeals and more.All tuition and fees are payable at the time of registration. Students must either pay in full by the due date or enter into a credit agreement.

Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP)

UW-Rock County participates in the MSEP. If you are a resident of Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska or North Dakota and are going to continue to stay a resident of your home state, you may be eligible to pay 150% of in-state tuition versus the higher cost of non-resident tuition rates. Read more about the MSEP

Full-Time Status

At UW Colleges, a student is considered a full-time student if their credit load in fall or spring is between 12 and 18 credits. For all credits over 18 the per credit rate applies. A student is considered to be a full-time student in summer term if their credit load is between 6 and 9 credits. For all credits over 9, the per credit rate applies. For more details, please visit the course schedule for your campus.

Fee Plateau

Online courses, BAAS courses, FLEX and study abroad courses are excluded from the fee plateau.  Definition: plateau rate is where a student pays one fee for 12-18 credits.  


In addition to the above standard tuition and fees, freshmen are required to pay the new student ($150) and placement test ($30) fees. New student and placement test fees are non-refundable.All freshmen will be charged a $15 ID card fee. This non-refundable fee is not covered by financial aid and must be paid separately. The $15 fee includes $10 preloaded on your card for your use.

Transfer Students

Transfer fees for new students are $150. The new student transfer fee is non-refundable. All transfer students will be charged a $15 ID card fee. This non-refundable fee is not covered by financial aid and must be paid separately. The $15 fee includes $10 preloaded on your card for your use.

International Students

All international students will be assessed an international student fee of $125 per semester.  See more information on international student tuition and fees.

Fee Appeals

If you would like to appeal a fee you have been charged, please visit the UW Colleges Student Finances website.

Additional Assistance

Please visit the Student Finances Office page on the UW Colleges website for detailed information including misc. fees, Red Flag Rules and 1098-T Forms.

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