University of Wisconsin-Madison.

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Madison, WI4 year degree
Out-of-state tuition
Acceptance rate


  • Offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees
  • 29,930 students
  • 0.56 faculty staff per student
  • Campus housing available

Notable programs at University of Wisconsin-Madison

Agricultural Economics
Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Agricultural Economics, Animal Sciences, Food Science, Soil Science, Environmental Science, Biology, Botany, and Molecular Biology.

Acceptance Rates

Acceptance Rate in 2017
Avg SAT Scores in 2017

19,153 students out of 35,596 applicants were accepted into University of Wisconsin-Madison. They had an average SAT score of 1361. 17% of people submitted their SAT score along with their applications while 89% chose to submit their ACT score.

Tuition and costs

Out-of-state undergraduate tuition (2017)
In-state undergraduate tuition (2017)

In 2017, the out-of-state cost of tuition at University of Wisconsin-Madison was $34,783, while for in-state students it was $10,533. After taking into account financial aid, the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for out-of-state students was $44,644.

The average financial aid at University of Wisconsin-Madison is $5,241. After factoring this in, out-of-state students pay $29,542 for undergraduate tuition on average.

Financial aid available at University of Wisconsin-Madison

Family Income Level

Average Discount

Of undergrads receive grants
Of undergrads receive federal loans

41% of undergraduate students at University of Wisconsin-Madison received grants or loans in 2017.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.

Average student living expenses at University of Wisconsin-Madison

Room & board
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Wisconsin-Madison was of $10,842 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200.

Diversity at University of Wisconsin-Madison

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017