|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||18:1|
|Dormitory capacity||8,697 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
University of Wisconsin-Madison is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 32,839 applications and 17,281 students were granted admission. University of Wisconsin-Madison is at the #51 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 87% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 16% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1200 to 1420|
|ACT||27 to 31|
University of Wisconsin-Madison charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $31,523 and in-state students paid $9,273.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 66% of University of Wisconsin-Madison's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 12% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,217 (which is 4.9% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2016-2017, was 2,149, which is 34% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,749 (which is 8.4% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, University of Wisconsin-Madison has enrolled a total of 42,582 students (38,284 students full-time and 4,298 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 42,582 students, 1,093 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 49% men and 51% women and 30,958 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 11,624 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 676 students for distance studies.
Non-resident alien: 13%
Two or more races: 3%
Black/African American: 2%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of Wisconsin-Madison.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||11%||891|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||8%||647||216|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||5%||392|
|Legal Professions And Studies||4%||308|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||4%||304|
|Mathematics And Statistics||4%||291|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||3%||243|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of University of Wisconsin-Madison full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
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