How much does University of Wisconsin - Madison cost?

University of Wisconsin - Madison Cost of Attendance
In-state $10,533
Out-of-state $34,783
On-Campus Room and Board $10,842
Off-Campus Room and Board $9,688
Average Annual Cost
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $7,225
$30,000-$48,000 $9,964
$48,000-$75,000 $17,088
$75,000-$110,000 $7,225
Over $110,000 $24,229

University of Wisconsin - Madison Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 62% $9,349
Federal Grants 12% $4,677
Pell grants 12% $4,078
Other federal grants 6% $1,266
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 12% $2,313
Institutional grants or scholarships 31% $7,679
Student loan aid 36% $7,813
Federal student loans 35% $6,698
Other student loans 6% $12,703

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Have perfect attendance for a year 220 Up to $2,000
Visit a college campus 301 Up to $6,000
Take a challenging class 317 Up to $3,000
Have work experience 195 Up to $10,000
Do community service 297 Up to $500
Do an extracurricular activity 300 Up to $3,000
Play a sport 153 Up to $1,500
Take a foreign language class 186 Up to $5,000
Attend a summer program 152 Up to $6,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

University of Wisconsin - Madison Admissions

What is University of Wisconsin - Madison's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 54%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 17% of applicants
SAT Reading 620-690
SAT Math 660-760
SAT Writing 590-690
ACT Submissions 89% of applicants
Composite Score 27-31

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University of Wisconsin - Madison Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 31358
Living on campus 5%
Transfer Students 100%
Under Age 25
Gender Balance

Student Diversity

Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
Hispanic or Latino
Black or African American
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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About University of Wisconsin - Madison


500 Lincoln Dr
Madison, WI

Type Public
Profit Status
Category Research Universities
Setting Midsize City
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