University of Wisconsin -- Madison

Madison, WI

University of Wisconsin -- Madison

Madison, WI

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Tuition & Fees

$10,742

$38,630

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
690
25th
610
75th
770
25th
650
75th
33
25th
25
75th
31
25th
26
75th
32
25th
27
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Selective

57%

acceptance rate

Accepted 26,286
Declined 19,629
Total Received 45,915
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Public

35,038

undergraduate students

12,793

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

The University of Wisconsin -- Madison, founded in 1848, is a public, comprehensive institution. Its 936-acre campus is located in Madison, WI, 75 miles west of Milwaukee.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 47,831
Established in 1848
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

936-acre campus in Madison (population: 255,214). Served by air and bus; major airports serve Milwaukee (80 miles) and Chicago (120 miles); train serves Columbus (30 miles). School operates transportation on campus and in local area. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

University of Wisconsin — Madison
500 Lincoln Drive
Madison, WI
53706

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
26%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
92%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Fun Facts

  • It's essential that you know the House of Pain song "Jump Around" if you're a University of Wisconsin -- Madison fan. They kick off the fourth quarter at Camp Randall Stadium by singing it...and, you know, jumping around.
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
57%
Top 1/4
90%
Top 1/2
100%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
690
25th
610
75th
770
25th
650
75th
33
25th
25
75th
31
25th
26
75th
32
25th
27

Admissions Facts

Application fee $60
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) November 1
Application deadline (final deadline) February 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Selective

57%

acceptance rate

Accepted 26,286
Declined 19,629
Total Received 45,915

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Financial Aid

42%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$11,609

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $9,273
Room $7,167
Board $4,050
Additional fees $1,469
Books & supplies $1,150
Total $23,109
Average Financial Aid - $11,609
Total with Avg. Aid $11,500

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $23,304,463
State $10,510,338
Institutional $68,552,388
Other external $5,703,522
Total $108,070,711

Non-need-based

Federal $225,842
State $2,521,964
Institutional $11,194,892
Other external $5,754,852
Total $19,697,550
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 608 262-3060
F: 608 262-9068
finaid@finaid.wisc.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Basketball
Football
Golf
Ice hockey
Rowing
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

aikido, archery, badminton, baseball, capoeira, cycling, dancing, fencing, figure skating, ice hockey, karate, lacrosse, racquetball, rugby, running, squash, tae kwon do, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Club Sports - Women's

aikido, archery, badminton, baseball, judo, capoeira, Chinese wu shu, cycling, dancing, fencing, figure skating, ice hockey, karate, lacrosse, racquetball, rugby, running, squash, tae kwon do, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Intramural/Recreational Sports

aikido, archery, badminton, baseball, budo, capoeira, Chinese wu shu, cycling, dancing, eagle claw kung fu, fencing, figure skating, ice hockey, karate, lacrosse, racquetball, rugby, running, squash, tae kwon do, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Actuarial Science.
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching.
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General.
African Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics.
African-American/Black Studies.
Agricultural Business and Management, General.
Agricultural Business and Management, Other.
Agricultural Communication/Journalism.
Agricultural Economics.
Agricultural Engineering.
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture.
Agronomy and Crop Science.
Animal Physiology.
Animal Sciences, General.
Anthropology, General.
Apparel and Textiles, General.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Asian Studies/Civilization.
Astronomy.
Astrophysics.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General.
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Bilingual and Multilingual Education.
Biochemistry.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Bioinformatics.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biometry/Biometrics.
Biophysics.
Biotechnology.
Botany/Plant Biology.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Commerce, General.
Chemical Engineering.
Chemistry, General.
Chinese Language and Literature.
City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning.
Civil Engineering, General.
Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist.
Community Health and Preventive Medicine.
Comparative Literature.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Conservation Biology.
Consumer Economics.
Counseling Psychology.
Creative Writing.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Dairy Science.
Dance, General.
Development Economics and International Development.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics.
Economics, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational Psychology.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Endocrinology.
Engineering Mechanics.
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics.
Engineering, General.
Engineering, Other.
English Language and Literature, General.
Entomology.
Environmental Chemistry.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Environmental Toxicology.
Epidemiology.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Family and Community Services.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General.
Finance, General.
Financial Planning and Services.
Fine and Studio Arts Management.
Food Science.
Forest Sciences and Biology.
French Language and Literature.
Genetics, General.
Geographic Information Science and Cartography.
Geography.
Geological/Geophysical Engineering.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Geophysics and Seismology.
Health/Medical Physics.
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology.
History, General.
Horticultural Science.
Human Development and Family Studies, General.
Human/Medical Genetics.
Industrial Engineering.
Insurance.
Interior Design.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International Relations and Affairs.
International/Globalization Studies.
Italian Language and Literature.
Japanese Language and Literature.
Jewish/Judaic Studies.
Journalism.
Landscape Architecture.
Latin American and Caribbean Studies.
Latin Language and Literature.
Library and Information Science.
Linguistics.
Management Information Systems, General.
Management Science.
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Materials Engineering.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Medical Science/Scientist.
Microbiology and Immunology.
Microbiology, General.
Molecular Biology.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Natural Resources/Conservation, General.
Neuroscience.
Nuclear Engineering.
Nutrition Sciences.
Occupational Therapy/Therapist.
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical.
Oncology and Cancer Biology.
Operations Management and Supervision.
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design.
Pharmacology and Toxicology.
Pharmacology.
Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs.
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physician Associate/Assistant.
Physics, General.
Physiology, General.
Plant Genetics.
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology.
Polish Language and Literature.
Political Science and Government, General.
Portuguese Language and Literature.
Poultry Science.
Programs for Foreign Lawyers.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Public Health, General.
Public Policy Analysis, General.
Real Estate.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Retailing and Retail Operations.
Rural Sociology.
Russian Language and Literature.
Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies.
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General.
Scandinavian Studies.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education.
Sociology, General.
Soil Science and Agronomy, General.
South Asian Studies.
Southeast Asian Studies.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, Other.
Statistics, General.
Systems Engineering.
Veterinary Pathology and Pathobiology.
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management.
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management.
Women's Studies.
Zoology/Animal Biology.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Economics
  2. Computer Science
  3. Biology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Agriculture
  • Engineering

47,831

total students

52%

in-state

48%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

73%

35,038
students

Female
52%
18,049

Male
48%
16,989

27%

12,793
students

Female
52%
6,668

Male
48%
6,125

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

30,791
students

Female
52%
16,003

Male
48%
14,788

13%

4,247
students

Female
49%
2,046

Male
51%
2,201

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Student Break-down

12%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
67%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

0%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: March 1

Spring: October 1

Summer: February 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 3224
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Japan
Taiwan
Thailand
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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