Tuition + Fees

Great value and savings

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

2018-2019 Estimated Undergraduate Tuition/Fees

WI Resident MN Resident
Fall + Spring Full-time Tuition (12-18 credits)  $5,222 $5,222
Fall + Spring Part-time Tuition (per credit) $218 $218

Textbooks are not included in tuition + fees
Segregated fees are included in tuition/fees
Housing is optional and limited. Find detailed information here.

Special course fees for specific courses may apply. Please visit the course schedule.
Payment Options

Fee Category for Fall/Spring 

Athletics: $99.30 
Child Care: $0.00
Drama Production: $4.36
Fine Arts: $4.68
Municipal Services: $7.58
Music Production: $0.00
Student Activities: $40.24
Student Center: $0.00
Student Health: $34.22
Student Newspaper: $0.00
Academic Skills: $12.71 
Student Life: $32.95
Total: $236.04

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.

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 fees for new students are $150.00. 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.

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

BAAS Tuition

Fall & Spring Part-Time Tuition (per credit) Summer Part-Time Tuition (per credit)
BAAS Residents $262.43* $262.43*
BAAS Non-Residents $577.97* $577.97*
BAAS Minnesota Reciprocity $303.96* $303.96*

Please note: the Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS) program is no longer enrolling new students.

*Segregated fees are not included
**An administrative fee of $25 is charged per credit. 

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.

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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