University of Wisconsin-Madison

Madison, Wisconsin  53706   US

College Types(s):

4 Year - Public, Graduate School
58% of applicants admitted

Degrees Offered:

Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral, First Professional, Post-Master's, and First Professional Certificates

Accreditations:

*U.S. News & World Report ranks UW-Madison 7th among public universities and 32nd overall in its annual list of America's Best National Universities. *Bloomberg Markets magazine reported in September 2004 that Wisconsin and Harvard are tied for producing the most CEOs in the United States. *Our combination of academic excellence and value have been recognized by The Princeton Review, Barron's Best Buys in College Education, and The Fiske Guide to Colleges. *Wisconsin ranks 8th among U.S. colleges in the number of students who study overseas. *Madison wins many "best" awards, including the best place to live and work, the best college sports town, the best city for creativity, and one of America's safest cities.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is one of the nation's top public research universities. Our 28,500 undergraduate students come from all 50 states and more than 100 countries. Our nine undergraduate schools and colleges offer nearly 140 majors and 70 of our programs are ranked in the nation's top 10. The university is located in the state capital city of Madison (pop. 208,000), which is 80 miles from Milwaukee and 150 miles from Chicago.
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Undergraduate Students

30,055

Transfer Students

4%

Graduate Students

8,924

Gender Breakdown

53% Women
47% Men

Student Teacher Ratio

13:1

High School GPA Avg.

3.67

SAT Score Avg.

1180

ACT Score Avg.

26

Percent Admitted

58%
Middle 50% range of admitted students is 3.5 to 3.9. UW-Madison does not have a prescribed minimum test score, GPA, or class rank above which admission is guaranteed. Academic preparation is the primary consideration for admission, but numbers alone do not determine admissibility.
Middle 50% range of admitted students is 1180 to 1350. UW-Madison does not have a prescribed minimum test score, GPA, or class rank above which admission is guaranteed. Academic preparation is the primary consideration for admission, but numbers alone do not determine admissibility.
Middle 50% range of admitted students is 26 to 30. UW-Madison does not have a prescribed minimum test score, GPA, or class rank above which admission is guaranteed. Academic preparation is the primary consideration for admission, but numbers alone do not determine admissibility.

On-Campus Housing?

YES

Percent Live On-Campus

24%

Off-Campus Housing?

YES
Students have the choice to live on campus, in our University Residence Halls, or in one of the privately owned residence halls, houses, or apartments that surround campus. Our 14 University Residence Halls are home to nearly 7,000 students each year and feature learning communities, study rooms, computer labs, classrooms, lounge areas, dining options, and high-speed Ethernet connections in every room.
A great deal of privately owned housing is located within easy walking distance of campus. Students can choose from apartments, private residence halls, rental houses, condos, efficiencies, rooms, and cooperatives. An up-to-date list of campus-area housing options is maintained by the Campus Information and Visitor Center. Visit the listing online at housing.civc.wisc.edu.

Admissions Contact Information

Robert Seltzer
Director of Admissions
Armory & Gymnasium
716 Langdon Street
Madison, Wisconsin  53706   US
Phone: 608/262-3961

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Application Deadlines

2/1 (Freshman), 2/1 (Transfers)

 

In-State Tuition

$7,188

Out of State Tuition

$21,440

Room & Board

$6,250
Books and Supplies: $830; Room and Board: $6,250 (based on double occupancy in university residence hall with full meal plan); Miscellaneous: $1,900; Transportation: $410
Programs Available:

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Nine undergraduate schools and colleges offer nearly 140 majors and 4,200 courses. View the complete list of majors at www.wisc.edu.

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Close to 100 Master of Arts and Master of Science degrees are offered by our 12 schools and colleges, including the Law School, Medical School, and the School of Veterinary Medicine. View the complete list at www.wisc.edu.

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Close to 100 doctoral degrees are offered by our 12 schools and colleges, including the Law School, Medical School, and the School of Veterinary Medicine. View the complete list at www.wisc.edu.

Team Name

Badgers

Division

Division I

Conference

Big Ten Conference

 

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