Office of the Wisconsin State Treasurer

Partners and more information on funding for higher education

Higher Education Day is a cooperative effort between the offices of five Wisconsin constitutional officers as well as the following partner organizations. Please visit their websites to learn more about higher education opportunities and funding in the State of Wisconsin.

Education Resources:

UW System -- One-click Campus Info!
Information from all 26 UW campuses about admission, financial aid and tuition, student advising and academic information.

Introduction to the UW System
A full color brochure about campuses and admissions in the UW system.

Wisconsin Technical College System
Intro to the WTCS system.

Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges & Universities
FREE test prep, virtual campus tours, and online applications for Wisconsin’s private colleges and universities.

Wisconsin Covenant
Governor Doyle’s plan to get 8th graders motivated and thinking about going to college. When students successfully fulfill the Wisconsin Covenant Pledge to graduate from high school, maintain at least a B average, take challenging courses, and demonstrate good citizenship, there will be a place for them in at a Wisconsin school and financial aid if their family needs it.

UW System website for adults returning to college.

KnowHow2Go is a comprehensive site for students and mentors that details how to get to college in 4 easy steps.

Wisconsin Dept. of Veterans Affairs
Comprehensive site that lists education opportunities available to WI veterans and their families

Wisconsin Educational Opportunity Programs
Works with students with college potential across the state

Southern Wisconsin Association for Continuing Higher Education

Educational Approval Board (EAB)
The Educational Approval Board (EAB) is a postsecondary education agency that exists to protect Wisconsin's consumers and advocate for choices to innovative and quality education programs, by overseeing private for-profit postsecondary schools, out-of-state nonprofit colleges and universities, and in-state nonprofit institutions incorporated after 1991.

U.S. Department of Education
The Federal Student Aid site for students, parents and counselors.

Wisconsin Public Libraries

Wisconsin Education Fairs

Financial Links:

State Treasurer '529' Programs
The State of Wisconsin's 529 college savings plans.

College Goal Sunday
Get free help filling out your FAFSA at multiple sites across the state!

Click HERE for some amazing college planning resources from Great Lakes.

National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
Supporting financial aid professionals at colleges, universities, and career schools, NASFAA is the only national association with a primary focus on student aid legislation, regulatory analysis, and professional development for financial aid administrators.

Wisconsin Higher Educational Aids Board
HEAB administers programs of student financial aid, including grant, scholarship and loan programs; tuition reciprocity agreements; and tuition capitation contracts.

Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges & Universities
College planning and financial aid for Wisconsin’s private colleges and universities.

Paying for College
Answers from the UW about financial aid.

Financing Solutions with Wisconsin Technical College System
Find out about financing a WTCS education.

Financial Aid Options
Free information on financial aid for college.

Internal Revenue Service
Tax breaks for education.

National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors - Wisconsin
1,700 NAIFA professionals statewide provide college planning assistance to citizens of Wisconsin.

Wisconsin GI Bill
The State of Wisconsin provides a number of educational programs for state veterans that are in addition to any federal veterans' educational benefits that may be available.

GI Bill
The GI Bill (the generic term comprising various education assistance programs administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs) provides benefits to veterans, servicemembers, and some dependents of disabled or deceased veterans wishing to pursue an education.

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