Admissions Information

The application fee is $60 for applying undergraduate school and $75 for graduate school at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$60
Graduate Application Fees$75
Admission Informationhttps://www.admissions.wisc.edu/
Online Applicationhttps://www.commonapp.org/
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree Offered1 Year Certificate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2020-21, the acceptance rate is 57.25% and the yield is 27.79%. 23,029 men and 22,886 women applied to University of Wisconsin-Madison and 12,595 men and 13,691 women students were accepted. Among them, 3,467 men and 3,839 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2020). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants45,91523,02922,886
Admitted26,28612,59513,691
Enrolled7,3063,4673,839
Acceptance Rate 57.25%54.69%59.82%
Yield 27.79%27.53%28.04%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2020-2021, 1,968 students (27% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 5,697 students (78%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 690 and the 25th percentile is 610. The SAT Math score is 770 (75th) and 650 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 32 (75th percentile) and 27 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing610690
SAT Math650770
ACT Composite2732
ACT Math2631
ACT English2533
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at University of Wisconsin-Madison are competitive and high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,255, ACT: 77 - Public Research University (very high research activity)).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, and Recommendations to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply University of Wisconsin-Madison.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresConsidered but not Required
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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