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Number Received Financial Aid (All Undergraduate) 13,679
Percent Received Financial Aid(All Undergraduate) 42%
Average Aid Amount $11,609
Number Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 4,378
Percent Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 58%

Financial Aid Information at Wisconsin-Madison

For the academic year 2019-2020, a total of 13,679 students (42% of undergraduate students) received one or more financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans. The average financial aid amount is $11,609. For freshmen (Full-time, first-time degree-seeking undergraduate students), 4,378 students (58% of enrolled students) received financial aid.
The 2022 undergraduate tuition & fees at University of Wisconsin-Madison is $10,720 for Wisconsin residents and $38,608 for out-of-state students, for reference.

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the academic year 2019-2020, a total of 13,679 students (42% of all students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received aid amount is $11,609. It includes federal, state, local, institutional, or other sources of grant aid. The following table describes the financial aid statistics by aid types at University of Wisconsin-Madison for all undergraduate students.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid at University of Wisconsin-Madison
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Federal, state, local, institutional or other grant aid13,67942%$11,609
Pell Grants4,65514%$4,591
Federal Student Loans8,61427%$6,196

Beginning Students Financial Aid

a total of 4,378 beginning students (58% of all freshmen) have received any financial aid and 3,742 students (50% of all freshmen) awarded any student loans. The headcount includes the number of full-time, first-time degree-seeking beginning undergraduate students. The below table shows the number and amount by the source of financial aid at University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Beginning Students (Freshmen) Financial Aid at University of Wisconsin-Madison
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid4,37858%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources3,52847%$10,071
Federal Grants1,15515%$5,158
Pell Grants1,08114%$4,753
Other Federal Grants6989%$1,175
State/Local Grants1,04814%$2,630
Institutional Grants2,30631%$11,630
Student Loans2,00327%$8,478
Federal Student Loans1,91425%$5,138
Other Student Loans4556%$15,710

Students Headcount by Living Status

For academic year 2019-2020, total 1,726 full-time beginning students have enrolled and attended University of Wisconsin-Madison. Among them, 1,556 students have lived on campus and 30 students lived off campus (without family). Next table shows the students count by living status and years.
Student Headcount by Living Location/Setting at University of Wisconsin-Madison
Living Status201720182019
Living On-Campus1,6021,6551,556
Living Off-Campus with Family272632
Living Off-Campus without Family414230

Grants and Scholarship Aid By Income Level (Paying In-State Tuition)

Next table shows number of students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded any grant/scholarship by income level for academic year 2019-2020 . The sources of grants and scholarship aid are the federal government, state/local government, or the institution.
Grants of Scholarship Aid Statistics By Income Level at University of Wisconsin-Madison
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedTotal Amount Aid Awarded Average Amount Aid Awarded
All level1,8501,133$16,943,375$9,159
$0 - $30,000222221$4,975,478$22,412
$30,001 - $48,000231230$4,990,742$21,605
$48,001 - $75,000306306$4,904,900$16,029
$75,001 - $110,000336199$1,349,452$4,016
$110,001 or more755177$722,803$957