Rank: 45

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Madison, WIwww.wisc.edu
Median SAT/ACT
1290/29
Enrollment
33,547
Not surprisingly for a school with 43,000 students (31,300 of them undergraduates) the opportunities available at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seem endless.Eclectic arts scene? Check. Grade-A athletics? The Badger faithful go crazy on game day. Adorable college town? Affirmative-have you ever seen pictures of Madison? Strong Greek community? Got it. And oh yeah, the academics are top-notch too. Students have...
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costs
Est. Full Price 2017-2018
$26,000
% of students who get any grants
42%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$17,300
Average price for low-income students
$8,400
Financial Aid from the College
% of students with need who get grants
96%
% of need met
78%
% of students who get merit* grants
7%
Average merit grant
$3,900
student success
Graduation rate
85%
Average time to a degree
4.4 years
Average student debt
$20,500
Average salary within 5 years
$51,200
% of low-income students who become upper middle class
N/A
admissions
Acceptance rate
58%
Median SAT/ACT Score
1290/29
SAT/ACT required?
Yes
key deadlines
Early decision application
N/A
Regular application
1-Feb

* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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I love my school because of the great sense of community. It seems like everyone at UW-Madison has the same goals, we all want to get great grades to achieve our dream careers while still being able to enjoy ourselves on the weekends! Whether you attend a football game or...
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University of Wisconsin-Madison is a beautiful university that offers a unique experience as a small city surrounded by nature, and with almost 30,000 undergrads, boasts unlimited potential for finding students of similar interests. Though the student population could be much more diverse, Madison is a liberal city, where people are...
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UW Madison has the ultimate college experience - game day, downtown life, a lot of different food options, and a beautiful campus! The classes can be a bit big, but TA's help make the classes seem more catered to your needs. Great university, great education, great memories!...
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* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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