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Total Enrollment 44,640
Undergraduate 32,688
Graduate 11,952
Men 21,359
Women 23,281

Wisconsin-Madison Student Population

There are 44,640 students including 32,688 undergraduate and 11,952 graduate students at University of Wisconsin-Madison for academic year 2020-2021. By attending status, there are 39,887 full-time and 4,753 part-time students with gender distribution of 21,359 male and 23,281 female students. University of Wisconsin-Madison is offering the distance learning opportunity (online degree program) and total 21,672 students have enrolled online program exclusively.

Student Gender Distribution

University of Wisconsin-Madison has a total enrollment of 44,640 with a gender distribution of 47.85% male (21,359 students) and 52.15% female (23,281 students). There are 15,714 male and 16,974 female students in undergraduate school and 5,645 male and 6,307 female students are attending graduate school at University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Student Population By Gender
University of Wisconsin-Madison
TotalMenWomen
Total44,64021,35923,281
Undergraduate32,68815,71416,974
Graduate11,9525,6456,307
Full-time39,88719,03720,850
Part-time4,7532,3222,431
[Chart] University of Wisconsin-Madison 2021 Gender Distribution of Enrollment

Enrollment by Attending Status

University of Wisconsin-Madison has 39,887 full-time and 4,753 part-time students. In undergraduate school, 30,063 students are attending classes with full-time status, and 2,625 students are attending with part-time status. In graduate school, 9,824 students are full-time and 2,128 are part-time students.
Student Population By Attendance Status
University of Wisconsin-Madison
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total44,64039,8874,753
Undergraduate32,68830,0632,625
Graduate11,9529,8242,128
Men21,35919,0372,322
Women23,28120,8502,431
[Chart] University of Wisconsin-Madison Enrollment by Attending Status

Distance Learning (Online Class) Enrollment

At University of Wisconsin-Madison, 21,672 students have enrolled exclusively in online courses and 19,756 students have enrolled in some online courses out of total 44,640 students. In undergraduate schools, 32,508 students take at least one online course and in graduate schools, 8,920 students are attending some online courses.
2021 Distance Learning Enrollment
University of Wisconsin-Madison
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total44,64032,68811,952
Online Exclusively21,67218,0153,657
In Some Online Classes19,75614,4935,263
Not In Online Classes3,2121803,032
[Chart] University of Wisconsin-Madison Distance Learning (Online Class) Enrollment

Race/Ethnicity Distribution

This section analyzes the student population by race/ethnicity at University of Wisconsin-Madison. There are 104 American Indian/Native American, 28,837 White, 995 Black/African American, 3,178 Asian, 2,729 Hispanic, 31 Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, and 1,354 students with other races.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity
University of Wisconsin-Madison
TotalMenWomen
Total44,64021,35923,281
American Indian/Native American1043965
Asian3,1781,5581,620
Black/African American995405590
Hispanic2,7291,1931,536
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander311219
White28,83713,31515,522
Two More1,518656862
Race Un-Known1,346698648
[Chart] University of Wisconsin-MadisonRace/Ethnicity Distribution

Student Age Distribution

Next table and chart show the student enrollment by age distribution at University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Age Distribution
University of Wisconsin-Madison
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total44,64032,68811,952
Under 183503500
Age 18-1913,91913,9145
Age 20-2114,04213,806236
Age 22-247,1523,3163,836
Age 25-295,4856814,804
Age 30-341,9872841,703
Age 35-39822120702
Age 40-49619136483
Age 50-6424370173
Over 64211110
Age Un-Known000
[Chart] University of Wisconsin-Madison 2021 Age Distribution of Enrollment