UW-Marshfield/Wood County is one of 13 locally-owned campuses, which, collectively, are the UW Colleges, the liberal arts transfer institution of the University of Wisconsin System. The UW-Marshfield/Wood County campus was built and is maintained by Wood County and the city of Marshfield. The University of Wisconsin provides the faculty and other support to make UW-Marshfield/Wood County a world-class university.

Why are we the U for You?

At UW-Marshfield/Wood County, you'll receive a high-quality, University of Wisconsin education in an atmosphere that is both friendly and supportive.

UW-Marshfield/Wood County makes it possible for everyone to earn a college degree and pursue the American Dream.

  1. Small Classes (average size is 20 students) with plenty of one-on-one attention, make the transition to college less stressful.
  2. Professors are approachable. In additional to being great teachers and scholars, they are known for going the extra mile to help students succeed during the critical first two years of college.
  3. When you're ready to move on, the UW Guaranteed Transfer Program ensures admission to the UW four-year campus of your choice, including UW-Madison.
  4. strong curriculum provides a solid foundation for success in future academics and careers.
  5. Classes are held days and evenings throughout the year.
  6. Advisors are readily available to help plan your class schedule, explain transfer options and examine career choices.


  • 535 students
    • 49% full-time
    • 51% part-time
  • Students:
    • 41% male 
    • 59% female
  • Top 5 High Schools for Incoming Freshman:
    • Auburndale
    • Pittsville
    • Lincoln 
    • Marshfield
    • Stratford
  • Top 5 UW System Transfer Destinations:
    • UW-Stevens Point
    • UW-Eau Claire
    • UW-Stout
    • UW-La Crosse
    • UW-River Falls
  • Top 5 Baccalaureate Majors:
    • Health Sciences 
    • Business
    • Biology 
    • Education
    • Psychology

Tuition Savings

We offer the lowest tuition in the UW System: Save enough money in two years at UW-M/WC to pay for your third year at your UW four-year campus.

UW-M/WC Tuition Savings
  UW-M/WC UW-Madison UW-Stout UW-La Crosse UW-Eau Claire UW-Stevens Point
Tuition & Fees $5,124 $10,403 $8,964 $8,595 $8,507 $7,408
Room & Board $0 $8,287 $6,234 $6,000 $6,465 $6,238
Total 1 Year $5,124 $18,690 $15,198 $14,595 $14,972 $13,646
Total 2 Years $10,248 $37,380 $30,396 $29,190 $14,972 $27,292
1-year savings - $13,566 $10,074 $9,471 $9,848 $8,522
2-year savings - $26,594 $20,148 $18,942 $19,696 $17,044

Room & Board monthly average: $734.11* 

This includes costs equivalent to: rent, utilities, and basic meal plans.

*Based on a 9-month academic year - average from across 13 UW four-year campuses