University of Wisconsin at MadisonSchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Madison, WI

$10,725

Avg in-state tuition

$37,785

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About University of Wisconsin at Madison

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

The University of Wisconsin at Madison is a large public university located on an urban campus in Madison, Wisconsin. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 44,257, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 54%. The university offers 128 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 88%, and a student-faculty ratio of 17:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $10,725, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $37,785.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

54% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

SAT & ACT

Students who attend this school typically have higher standardized test scores than students at other schools.

While test scores can be an important aspect of college applications, schools determine admission based on several factors, and these test scores are only a suggested range.

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SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1300-1480

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 27-32

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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44k

Students Enrolled

18%

Online Student Enrollment

17:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

65%

Non-U.S. Citizen

15%

Asian

7%

Hispanic

5%

Two or more races

3%

Unknown

2%

Black

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

52%

Socio-economic diversity

14% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

14%

State Grant Aid

15%

Institution Grant Aid

34%

Pell Grant

14%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,178
State Grant Aid $2,427
Institution Grant Aid $8,786
Pell Grant Aid $4,535

Financial Outlook

$50k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$21k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.