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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Madison, WI
University Website: www.wisc.edu
Apply Online: www.admissions.wisc.edu/applyOnline.php
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The University of Wisconsin–Madison (also known as University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin, or regionally as UW–Madison, or Madison) is a public research university located in Madison, Wisconsin, United States. Founded when Wisconsin achieved statehood in 1848, UW–Madison is the official state university of Wisconsin, and the flagship campus of the University of Wisconsin System. It was the first public university established in Wisconsin and remains the oldest and largest public university in the state. It became a land-grant institution in 1866. The 933-acre (378 ha) main campus includes four National Historic Landmarks.

UW–Madison is organized into 20 schools which enrolled 29,153 undergraduate, 8,710 graduate, and 2,570 professional students and granted 6,040 bachelor's, 3,328 graduate and professional degrees in 2008. The university employs 2,054 faculty members. Its comprehensive academic program offers 135 undergraduate majors, along with 151 master's degree programs and 107 doctoral programs.

The UW is categorized as an RU/VH Research University (very high research activity) in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. In 2010, it had research expenditures of more than 1 billion dollars. In 2008, the University's R&D expenditures were ranked the third highest in the nation. Wisconsin is a founding member of the Association of American Universities.

The Wisconsin Badgers compete in 25 intercollegiate sports in the NCAA's Division I Big Ten Conference and have won 27 national championships.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $24,342.00 avg tuition

500 Lincoln Dr
Madison, WI 53706-1380
(608) 262-1234

Apply online Admissions:
www.wisc.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:
www.finaid.wisc.edu/

Areas of Study:

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences
  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Library Science
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Statistics:
Applied 21,689
Admitted 14,417 66%
Enrolled total 5,927
Full Time: 5,920
Part Time 7
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Reading 530 670
SAT Math 620 740
SAT Writing 580 670
ACT Composite 26 30
ACT English 26 32
ACT Math 26 31
ACT Writing 8 9
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 94%
4-year graduation rate 48%
6-year graduation rate 81%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline 2014-02-01
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline 2014-10-01
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $8,592.00 $8,592.00 $24,342.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $1,073.00 $1,073.00 $1,073.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $358.00 $358.00 $1,014.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $10,296.00 $10,296.00 $24,054.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $1,073.00 $1,073.00 $1,073.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $644.00 $644.00 $1,503.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $7,724.00 $8,610.00 $2,690.00
Other Expenses $3,920.00 $3,090.00 $2,690.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $44.00
Graduate Application Fee $56.00
Books and Supplies $1,140.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 67%
Percent receiving grant aid 55%
Avg amount of grant aid $5,312.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 41%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,599.00

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AGRICULTURE, AGRICULTURE OPERATIONS, AND RELATED SCIENCES
Agricultural Business and Management, General X
Agricultural Communication/Journalism X X
Agricultural Economics X X
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture X
Agronomy and Crop Science X X
Animal Sciences, General X X
Dairy Science X X
Food Science X X
Horticultural Science X X
Soil Science and Agronomy, General X X
ARCHITECTURE AND RELATED SERVICES
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning X
Landscape Architecture X X
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
African-American/Black Studies X X
Asian Studies/Civilization X
Latin American and Caribbean Studies X X
Scandinavian Studies X
South Asian Studies X
Southeast Asian Studies X
Women's Studies X X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
Biometry/Biometrics X
Biophysics X
Biotechnology X
Botany/Plant Biology X X
Conservation Biology X
Endocrinology X
Entomology X X
Environmental Toxicology X
Genetics, General X X
Human/Medical Genetics X
Microbiology and Immunology X
Microbiology, General X X
Molecular Biology X X
Neuroscience X
Oncology and Cancer Biology X
Pharmacology and Toxicology X
Physiology, General X
Plant Genetics X
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology X X
Zoology/Animal Biology X X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X
Actuarial Science X X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Business/Commerce, General X
Finance, General X X
Financial Planning and Services X
Insurance X X
International Business/Trade/Commerce X
Management Information Systems, General X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X X
Operations Management and Supervision X X
Real Estate X X
Retailing and Retail Operations X
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Journalism X X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X X
EDUCATION
Art Teacher Education X X
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Curriculum and Instruction X
Earth Science Teacher Education X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education X
Mathematics Teacher Education X
Music Teacher Education X X
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education X
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education X
Social Studies Teacher Education X
Special Education and Teaching, General X X
ENGINEERING
Agricultural Engineering X X
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering X X
Chemical Engineering X X
Civil Engineering, General X X
Computer Engineering, General X
Electrical and Electronics Engineering X X
Engineering Mechanics X X
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics X
Engineering, General X
Geological/Geophysical Engineering X X
Industrial Engineering X X
Materials Engineering X X
Mechanical Engineering X X
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering X
Nuclear Engineering X X
Systems Engineering X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
Creative Writing X
English Language and Literature, General X X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Apparel and Textiles, General X
Consumer Economics X
Family and Community Services X
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Communication X
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General X
Human Development and Family Studies, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
African Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics X X
Chinese Language and Literature X X
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X X
Comparative Literature X X
French Language and Literature X X
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X X
Hebrew Language and Literature X X
Italian Language and Literature X X
Japanese Language and Literature X X
Latin Language and Literature X
Linguistics X X
Polish Language and Literature X
Portuguese Language and Literature X
Russian Language and Literature X
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X
Spanish Language and Literature X X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist X X
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist X
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other X
Community Health and Preventive Medicine X
Health/Medical Physics X
Occupational Therapy/Therapist X
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design X
Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs X
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other X
Physician Assistant X
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies X
Public Health, General X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X X
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences, General X
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor X X
HISTORY
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology X X
History, General X X
LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General X
Legal Studies, General X X
LIBRARY SCIENCE
Library and Information Science X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Applied Mathematics, General X
Mathematics, General X X
Statistics, General X X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
International/Global Studies X
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X X
Nutrition Sciences X X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Forest Sciences and Biology X
Forestry, General X
Land Use Planning and Management/Development X
Natural Resources/Conservation, General X
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management X
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management X X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X X
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Jewish/Judaic Studies X
Philosophy X X
Religion/Religious Studies X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Astronomy X
Astrophysics X
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General X X
Chemistry, General X X
Geology/Earth Science, General X X
Geophysics and Seismology X
Physics, General X X
PSYCHOLOGY
Educational Psychology X
Psychology, General X X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Public Policy Analysis, General X
Social Work X X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X X
Economics, General X X
Geographic Information Science and Cartography X X
Geography X X
International Relations and Affairs X
Political Science and Government, General X X
Rural Sociology X
Sociology X X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X X
Art/Art Studies, General X X
Dance, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X X
Fine and Studio Arts Management X
Interior Design X
Music Performance, General X X
Music, General X X

University of Wisconsin-Madison Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
In-House Resident Scholarship $1000 February 15, 2015
Academic Scholarship - Delta Theta Sigma $500 February 15, 2015
Study Scholarship for Fine Arts, Architecture, Music, Dance Varies November 01, 2014
DAAD Study Scholarship for Graduating Seniors Varies November 15, 2014
Ecole des Chartes Exchange Fellowship Varies December 01, 2014
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