Liberal Arts Schools In Wisconsin

Wisconsin has 36 accredited liberal arts schools where liberal arts faculty who teach liberal arts classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of liberal arts and liberal arts training in Wisconsin, which includes liberal arts training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Liberal Arts
  • Bachelors degree in Liberal Arts
  • Masters degree in Liberal Arts
  • PhD degree in Liberal Arts


Schools

  1. Alverno College

    3400 S 43rd St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53234-3922

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  2. Madison Area Technical College

    3550 Anderson St, Madison, Wisconsin 53704

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  3. Beloit College

    700 College St, Beloit, Wisconsin 53511-5595

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  4. Cardinal Stritch University

    6801 N Yates Rd, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53217-3985

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  5. Carroll University

    100 N East Ave, Waukesha, Wisconsin 53186

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  6. Carthage College

    2001 Alford Park Dr, Kenosha, Wisconsin 53140-1994

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  7. Concordia University-Wisconsin

    12800 N Lake Shore Dr, Mequon, Wisconsin 53097-2402

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  8. Lakeland College

    W3718 South Drive, Cth M, Plymouth, Wisconsin 53073

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  9. Lawrence University

    College Ave, Appleton, Wisconsin 54911

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  10. Maranatha Baptist Bible College

    745 W Main St, Watertown, Wisconsin 53094

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  11. Marian University in Fond Du Lac

    45 S National Ave, Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin 54935-4699

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  12. Marquette University

    615 N 11th St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233

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  13. Milwaukee Area Technical College

    700 W State St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233-1443

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  14. Moraine Park Technical College

    235 N National Avenue, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin 54936-1940

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  15. Mount Mary College

    2900 N. Menomonee River Pky, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53222-4597

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  16. Nicolet Area Technical College

    Hwy G South, Rhinelander, Wisconsin 54501-0518

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  17. Northcentral Technical College

    1000 Campus Dr, Wausau, Wisconsin 54401-1899

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  18. Ripon College

    300 Seward St, Ripon, Wisconsin 54971-0248

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  19. Saint Norbert College

    100 Grant St, De Pere, Wisconsin 54115-2099

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  20. Silver Lake College

    2406 S Alverno Rd, Manitowoc, Wisconsin 54220-9319

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  21. University of Wisconsin Colleges

    780 Regent St, Madison, Wisconsin 53708-8680

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  22. Viterbo University

    900 Viterbo Drive, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601-8804

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  23. University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

    800 W Main St, Whitewater, Wisconsin 53190-1790

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  24. University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

    105 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54702-4004

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  25. University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

    2420 Nicolet Dr, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54311-7001

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  26. University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

    1725 State St, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601-9959

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  27. Wisconsin Lutheran College

    8800 W Bluemound Rd, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226-4699

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  28. University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

    800 Algoma Blvd, Oshkosh, Wisconsin 54901

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  29. University of Wisconsin-Parkside

    900 Wood Rd, Kenosha, Wisconsin 53141-2000

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  30. University of Wisconsin-Superior

    Belknap & Catlin, Superior, Wisconsin 54880-4500

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  31. University of Wisconsin-Madison

    500 Lincoln Dr, Madison, Wisconsin 53706-1380

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  32. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

    2200 E Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201-0413

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  33. University of Wisconsin-Platteville

    1 University Plz, Platteville, Wisconsin 53818-3001

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  34. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

    2100 Main St, Stevens Point, Wisconsin 54481

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  35. Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College

    13466 W Trepania Rd, Hayward, Wisconsin 54843

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  36. College of Menominee Nation

    N172 State Highway 47&55, Keshena, Wisconsin 54135-1179

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Wisconsin Vs. National Liberal Arts Employment

Wisconsin 710
National 69,880

Of all of the liberal arts professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Wisconsin state.

Employment Growth for Liberal arts professionals In Wisconsin

1,060 1,200 990 1,050 710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of liberal arts professionals is shrinking in Wisconsin. In Wisconsin, 350 less liberal arts professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 33% decline in the field. This decline is faster than the change in the number of liberal arts professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of liberal arts professionals has grown by 18% from 2006 to 2010.

Liberal Arts VS. All Professions salaries in Wisconsin

$54,910 $56,160 $51,830 $57,320 $59,260
$43,308 $43,685 $45,556 $47,117 $48,374
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to liberal arts professionals are growing in Wisconsin. The mean salary for liberal arts professionals in 2006 was $54,910 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $59,260 per year.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Wisconsin

10th percentile
$29,690
25th percentile
$37,250
50th percentile
$51,380
75th percentile
$76,840
90th percentile
$104,030

Thus, there was a 7% growth in liberal arts professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 250% pay differential between the highest paid liberal arts professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of liberal arts in Wisconsin.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Wisconsin

English
$54,740
History
$46,330
Liberal Arts
$59,260
Math
$75,300
Music
$26,500

In Wisconsin, liberal arts professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts programs available for each degree type for all schools in Wisconsin

associate
24
bachelor
36
master
4
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total66

As the number of liberal arts professionals is decreasing in Wisconsin state, the number of students graduating from the 36 accredited liberal arts schools in Wisconsin state is decreasing. In 2006, 2,033 students graduated from liberal arts courses in Wisconsin. And in 2010, 950 students graduated.

This represents a 53% decrease in the number of liberal arts degree or certificate school graduates in Wisconsin state. A majority of these graduates, or 55%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in liberal arts.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Wisconsin

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