University of Wisconsin-Madison

Acceptance Rate 57 %
SAT Average 1,360
Tuition & Fees $38,608
Student Population 44,640
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $11,609

Academic Overview

University of Wisconsin-Madison Campus, Madison, WI
University of Wisconsin-Madison is a public, 4 or more 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 2022 tuition & fees are $10,720 for Wisconsin residents and $38,608 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 44,640 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 57% and the graduation rate is 88% 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.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, tuition and fees of University of Wisconsin-Madison are $10,720 for Wisconsin residents and $38,608 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2022 tuition and fees are $12,175 for in-state students and $25,501 for out-of-state students.
University of Wisconsin-Madison 2022 Tuition & Fees
Wisconsin ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at Wisconsin-Madison. The acceptance rate of Wisconsin-Madison is 57% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 32%. The average graduation rate is 88% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $11,609 and 42% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 44,640 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 57 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for University of Wisconsin-Madison is 88 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for University of Wisconsin-Madison is 95 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for University of Wisconsin-Madison is 44,640
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 $11,609 at University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Wisconsin-Madison offers 492 major programs through online and on-site education where 4 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
Less than one year certificate670
Bachelor's Degree1281
Post Bachelor's Degree330
Master's Degree1473
Post Master's Degree20
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship1080
Doctor's degree - professional practice70

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:8,738)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $3,150)

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