University of Wisconsin Madison

Overview

Student Population
43,463
National Rank
#106
University of Wisconsin Madison overview
Location Madison, Wisconsin
Online wisc.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
University of Wisconsin Madison overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Madison, Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin Madison is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 42,727 prospective students applied, and 22,104 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 6,862 enrolled in the school.  39,045 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 4,418 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $9,273 plus fees of $1,282. Wisconsin is ranked 106 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Exceptional 
University of Wisconsin Madison overview
SAT 1280/1450
ACT 27/32
GPA 3.84
Applications Accepted
51.7% 
University of Wisconsin Madison overview
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Annual Cost to Attend

Wisconsin Resident Tuition
$9,273
In State Costs for University of Wisconsin Madison
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,282
Room and Board $11,114
Budget for Other Expenses$3,156
Total One Year Cost$26,025
Out of State Tuition
$35,523
Out of State Costs for University of Wisconsin Madison
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,282
Room and Board $11,114
Budget for Other Expenses$3,156
Total One Year Cost$52,275

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$64,800 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
82% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of Wisconsin Madison students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 15%
Biology 12%
Business 10%
Engineering 8%
Communication 6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=240444 IPEDS survey data for University of Wisconsin Madison.