The UW System has options for students who want to start at a small "Freshman/Sophomore" campus and transfer to a four year university: The UW Colleges. UW Waukesha is the closest example of this excellent, and reasonably priced option. Go to http://uwc.edu/ to learn more about their Associate Degree and transfer options!
If you are looking for a great career and are ready to be in the workforce within one or two years with a technical diploma or Associate's degree, Wisconsin's Technical College System has many options. There are excellent, high paying technical fields hiring skilled technical college graduates. Go to http://www.wtcsystem.edu/colleges.htm to begin your future!