An overview of which colleges offer support, in-state tuition, or other assistance within Wisconsin! Check this page for continuously updated information, as we are still learning!


University of Wisconsin-Madison

  • At this time, UW Madison will charge undocumented/DACAmented students out of state tuition. Students are eligible for limited funding, and should reach out to the College Success team for support if they have applied/been accepted!
  • DREAMERs of UW Madison offers a support system for undocumented/DACAmented students on campus! Check out their Facebook page!

 

University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee

  • UW Milwaukee have created a taskforce of individuals on campus who want to work together to identify resources to undocumented/DACAmented students.
  • UW Milwaukee has currently held training for 40% of faculty and staff on campus to educate them on the growing needs of undocumented/DACAmented students!
  • They have identified scholarships open to undocumented/DACAmented students!
  • The Career Center and Inclusive Excellence Center are working together to answer questions and concerns when it comes to identifying job options!
  • The taskforce has created a FAQ when it comes to applying to UWM as an undocumented/DACAmented student as well as resources once you have been admitted! Check the document UWM Tips for the Application Process!

Beloit College

  • Beloit College knowingly admits undocumented students & suggests that students reveal their status somewhere in the application process
  • Merit scholarships are available, any students with a B+ or better average are considered. Scholarships may fund up to full tuition
  • Students should print out & mail the FAFSA, along with the Beloit College Financial Aid Application

Lawrence University

  • Lawrence University knowingly admits undocumented students
  • Lawrence International Student Scholarships are awarded to undocumented students and are based on need, merit, etc. Students should submit either a paper FAFSA, Lawrence International Financial Aid Forms, CSS Profile, or College Board International Financial Aid Forms, along with supporting documentation (bank, income, or tax documents)

Marian University

  • Marian University knowingly admits undocumented students & suggests that students reveal their status somewhere in the application process so that they can help support the student
  • Marian University offers academic scholarships available to students based on GPA, class rank, and ACT scores. Scholarships range from $1,000-$9,500 annually
  • Students are not required to send in financial paperwork

Marquette University

  • Marquette University knowingly admits undocumented students & suggests that students reveal their status somewhere in the application process so that they can help support the student
  • Marquette University offers need-based scholarships which undocumented students can be considered for. These scholarships cover up to full tuition for students. Students will need to submit a scholarship application by February 1st to be considered, along with Marquette’s online Net Price Calculator (with their name), and any supporting tax information.

Northland College

  • Northland College knowingly admits undocumented students & suggests that students reveal their status in a conversation with a counselor
  • Undocumented students will be considered for need & merit-based scholarships. These range from $1,000 to full tuition.
  • Students should submit a CSS Profile Application

Madison College

  • Undocumented/DACAmented students are charged in-state tuition–make sure you are being charged correctly, as sometimes paperwork may be filed incorrectly.
  • The Sanchez Scholarship offers support to undocumented/DACAmented students, contingent on GPA & application. Contact the Madison College Success Coach for more information
  • Students will not need to submit a FAFSA or financial information

Viterbo University

  • Viterbo University knowingly admits undocumented students & suggests that students reveal their status in a conversation with a counselor
  • Viterbo offers merit based scholarships which undocumented students may qualify for. Many of these scholarships do not require an application, but some do. Students should search through the scholarships on the website, and any with a link require an additional application.
  • Students will not need to submit a FAFSA or financial information

Other UW System Schools

UW Oshkosh

  • UW Oshkosh knowingly admits undocumented students.
  • UW Oshkosh offers the Diversity Honors Scholarship which high-achieving students can apply for
  • Undocumented students will need to submit a UW System Affidavit of Intent to become a Permanent Resident, a decision will be made by a review committee
  • Students will not need to submit a FAFSA or other financial paperwork

UW Parkside

  • UW Parkside knowingly admits undocumented students & suggests that students reveal their status in the application process for support with scholarships
  • Undocumented students are eligible for academic scholarships. Students must apply and be admitted by February 1st to be considered for these scholarships. Any students who are then considered eligible based on their application will be mailed a scholarship application.
    • UW Parkside offers a specific scholarship for undocumented students designed to cover the gap between resident & non-resident tuition. A student should contact an admission counselor for consideration.
  • Students will not need to submit a FAFSA or other financial paperwork