At a Glance

Overview
  • Founded
  • 1848
  • Tuition & Fees (In-State)
  • $10,488
  • Selectivity
  • Selective
  • Academic Calendar
  • Semester
  • Public/Private
  • Public
  • Religious Affiliation
  • None
Location and setting

Urban

Madison, WI

Deadlines

N/A

Regular App Deadline

N/A

Early App Deadline

February 1

Financial Aid Deadline

Admissions

Application Information
  • Acceptance rate
  • 53%
  • % Admitted who enroll
  • 20%
  • Application Fee
  • $60
Incoming freshman Class Rankings

100%

Top half of HS class

94%

Top quarter of HS class

58%

Top tenth of HS class
Incoming Freshman SAT Scores
  • Verbal
  • 560-660
  • Math
  • 640-760
  • Writing
  • N/A
Incoming Freshman ACT Scores
  • Composite
  • 27-31
  • English
  • 26-32
  • Math
  • 26-31
  • Writing
  • N/A
Admissions

Selective

  • ACCEPTED
  • 52%
  • PERCENT ADMITTED WHO ENROLL
  • 20%
  • ENROLLMENT
  • 30,958

Costs & Aid

Cost: In-State

$10,488

Tuition and fees (in state)

$1,200

books and supplies

$10,446

room and board

$22,134

Total on campus
Cost: Out-of-State

$32,738

Tuition and fees (out of state)

$1,200

books and supplies

$10,446

room and board

$44,384

Total on campus
Actual Cost By Income Level (w/Financial Aid)
  • Family Income
  • Cost
  • $0-$30K
  • $7,667
  • $30-$48K
  • $10,700
  • $48-$75K
  • $16,445
  • $75-$110K
  • $21,835
  • $110 & UP
  • $23,663
Financial aid

66%

Receiving Financial Aid

12%

Receiving Federal Grants

34%

Receiving Federal Loans
FINANCIAL AID DEADLINE: February 1

Student Life

Student Body

30,958

Total undergrad enrollment

11,624

Total grad students

35%

Out-of-state

57%

In-state

8%

International
Students

  • 51%

    FEMALE

  • 49

    MALE
Organizations

895

Student Organizations

26

Fraternities

11

Sororities
Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

20%

% of Students living on campus
Student Diversity
  • % American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0%
  • % Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 6%
  • % Black or African-American
  • 2%
  • % Hispanic/Latino
  • 5%
  • % White or Caucasian
  • 74%

Academics

Faculty & Classes

18:1

Student:Faculty Ratio

2,127

Total Faculty (Full-time)

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