University of Wisconsin-Madison

Acceptance Rate 60.35 %
SAT Average 1,410
2023 Tuition & Fees $39,427
Student Population 47,016
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $11,387

Academic Overview

University of Wisconsin-Madison Campus, Madison, WI
University of Wisconsin-Madison is a public, four-years institute located in Madison, Wisconsin. It is a Research University (very high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $10,795 for Wisconsin residents and $39,427 for out-of-state students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $12,251 for Wisconsin residents and $25,577 for out-of-state students.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 47,016 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 60.35% and the graduation rate is 89% last year.
The salary after graduation from University of Wisconsin-Madison varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $68,000. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, Wisconsin-Madison's tuition & fees is $10,795 for Wisconsin residents and $39,427 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees are $12,251 for in-state students and $25,577 for out-of-state students.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
Wisconsin ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at Wisconsin-Madison. The acceptance rate of Wisconsin-Madison is 60.35% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 26.08%. The average graduation rate is 89% and no students have transferred out from the school.
The average received amount of financial aid is $11,387 and 50% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 47,016 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for University of Wisconsin-Madison is 60.35 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for University of Wisconsin-Madison is 89 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for University of Wisconsin-Madison is 95 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for University of Wisconsin-Madison is 47,016
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for University of Wisconsin-Madison is 17 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
17 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $11,387 at University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address500 Lincoln Dr, Madison, WI 53706-1380
Online Applicationhttps://www.commonapp.org/
Financial Aidhttps://financialaid.wisc.edu/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://financialaid.wisc.edu/net-price-calculator/
Veterans Tuitionhttps://veterans.wisc.edu/
Disability Servicehttps://mcburney.wisc.edu/

Offered Degrees

Wisconsin-Madison offers 515 major programs through online and on-site education where 5 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Doctorate (Research)1100
Doctorate (Practical)81
Less Than 1 Year Certificate760
1-2 Years Certificate10
Post-Bachelor's Certificate370
Post-Master's Certificate30

Special Learning Opportunities

University of Wisconsin-Madison offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, NAVY, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:9,226)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,100)

Veterans Benefits

University of Wisconsin-Madison has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges