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Seriously, We Know How To Make College Affordable

Technical colleges are straightforward when it comes to education: we know you want to learn a new skill, find a good job, and grow a career with a strong salary to support you and your family.  

Our goal is to provide you quality education that is relevant to your goals AND affordable.  

We know it costs money to attend college; There’s no sense in denying a good education is an investment. Instead, we strive to lessen the cost so your investment is manageable.  


Low Tuition Rates: At Nicolet, tuition and fees for a 3-credit class is $584.40. At Wisconsin’s public universities, you’ll pay from $850 to $1550, and up to $4,000 at a private in-state university. This means our cost per credit is 2-3 times lower than public institutions and up to 7 times lower than private college credits!

Tuition-Free Education: The Nicolet Promise program provides free tuition to students who qualify. Learn if you're eligible. Deadline to apply is March 1, 2021.

Scholarships. It’s easy to apply online for hundreds of Nicolet College Foundation scholarships ranging from $250-$2,500. The application is quick and simple, and the money can be used toward tuition and books. Scholarship applications will be accepted February 1 – March 1, 2021.

Free Credit Classes: If eligible, you can earn up to 3 college credits for free. After completing the Three for Free application process, you will be awarded funds to cover up to 3 credits of your courses. Credit will be applied to your account upon the successful completion of your course*.

Payment Plans: Make college more affordable by paying for tuition and fees over time. Tuition payment plans break down your tuition balance into affordable monthly payments. There's no interest, payment options are flexible, setup fees are affordable, and it's easy to enroll.

Financial Aid: By completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), you are applying for all types of aid which include: federal and state grants, student loans, and work study. The FAFSA opened October 1 and applications can be submitted online.