University of Wisconsin-Madison

Mission Statement


Quick Facts

Updated U.S. Gov IPEDS 2018-19
Logo of University of Wisconsin-Madison
Major City
Top Ranked
  • Location: Madison, WI
  • Student Body: 43,463
  • Education Type: 4 Years+
  • Funding: Public
  • Campus Type: Urban
  • Web Site: www.wisc.edu
  • Acceptance Rate: 51.73%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 51.73%
  • Application Deadline: February 1, 2019
  • International Students: 8%
  • Application Fee: $60
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
  • In State Tuition: $9,273
  • Out of State/International Tuition: $35,523
  • In State Grad Tuition: $10,728
  • Out of State Grad Tuition: $24,054
  • Room and Board: $11,114
  • Books and Supplies: $1,200
  • Other Fees: $1,282
  • Net Price In-District/State: $14,169
  • Net Price Out-of-State: n/a
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 6,862
  • Men / Women Ratio: 3,247 / 3,615
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 630 - 700
  • Median SAT Math Range: 650 - 750
  • Median ACT Range: 27 - 27
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: n/a
  • Minimum IETLS Score: 6
  • % of International Students: 8%
  • International Testing: Required
  • Total International Students: 567
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Required
  • Recommendations: Required
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Not Considered

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Business, Management, Marketing: 15%
  • Social Sciences: 10%
  • Engineering: 10%
  • Biological, Biomedical Science: 10%
  • Health Professions: 7%

Academic Programs

University of Wisconsin-Madison offers 473 Total Programs in Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Business, Management, Marketing. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
Explore All Programs
Bachelor's Degree ProgramsUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison offers 128 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Agriculture
Architecture
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
English Literature
Ethnic, Gender Studies
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
History
Human Sciences
Interdisciplinary Studies
Legal Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Parks, Leisure Studues
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Master's Degree ProgramsUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison offers 147 Master's Degree Programs
Agriculture
Architecture
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
English Literature
Ethnic, Gender Studies
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
History
Human Sciences
  • Family and Consumer Sciences, Human Sciences, General Degree
Interdisciplinary Studies
Legal Studies
Library Science
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Parks, Leisure Studues
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Doctorate Degree ProgramsUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison offers 115 Doctorate Degree Programs
Agriculture
Architecture
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
English Literature
Ethnic, Gender Studies
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
History
Human Sciences
  • Family and Consumer Sciences, Human Sciences, General Degree
Interdisciplinary Studies
Legal Studies
Library Science
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Parks, Leisure Studues
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Certificate ProgramsUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison offers 71 Certificate Programs
Agriculture
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
Ethnic, Gender Studies
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
Interdisciplinary Studies
Legal Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Parks, Leisure Studues
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 87%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 86%
  • 1st Year Retention: 95%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $58,800
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 43,463
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 69%
  • Non-resident, alien: 14%
  • Asian Students: 6%
  • Hispanic Students: 5%
  • Two or more races: 3%
  • Black Students: 2%
  • Unknown: 1%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%

Transfer Agreements

To College2 Programs
College of Menominee Nation
General Agreement
Madison Area Technical College
Biological/Biomedical Science
General Agreement
Milwaukee Area Technical College
General Agreement
Nicolet Area Technical College
General Agreement