Graduate Program Overview at University of Wisconsin-Madison

University of Wisconsin-Madison is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Madison, Wisconsin. It offers graduate degrees as well as undergraduate degrees. For academic year 2017-2018 the graduate school tuition & fees are $11,988 for Wisconsin residents and $25,314 for other students in average.

University of Wisconsin-Madison offers 296 graduate programs: 161 Master's, 135 Doctorate programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 2,187 students have been confered Master's degree and 1,461 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
University of Wisconsin-Madison
School NameUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address500 Lincoln Dr, Madison, WI
Graduate School Students11,725
Tuition & Fees (2017-2018)In-State$11,988
Student to Faculty18:1 (5.56%)

2018 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

Next table and chart describe 2017-2018 graduate tuition & fees at University of Wisconsin-Madison and costs trends last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Wisconsin resident, the tuition & fees are $11,988 and $25,314 for non-Wisconsin resident.
2018 COATuition Trends
Graduate School 2018 Tuition & Costs - University of Wisconsin-Madison
Books & Supplies$1,200
Room & Board$10,842 (On-Campus) / $10,842 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,060 (On-Campus) / $3,060 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$27,090$40,416
Off-Campus Total$27,090$40,416
Graduate Tuition Changes (2014-2018) - University of Wisconsin-Madison

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

University of Wisconsin-Madison offers Masters, Doctorate graduate degree/certificate programs through 296 major areas - 435 Master's (3 online program), 345 Doctorate . Next table summarises total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Next tables list each graduate program with offered degrees. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of program.
Natural Resources And Conservation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Library Science
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

At University of Wisconsin-Madison, 42,716 students enrolled into graduate programs including in both undergraduate and graduate schools, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, total 11,725 students are enrolled into graduate programs. By gender, graduate schools have 5,830 male and 5,895 female students.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution - University of Wisconsin-Madison
Men Students5,830
Women Students5,895
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution - University of Wisconsin-Madison
Full-time Students9,775
Part-time Students1,950
By race/ethnicity 6,983 White, 297 Black, and 525 Asian students are attending at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution - University of Wisconsin-Madison
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islnader
Two or more races216
177 students are younger than 22 and 616 students are older than 65. The school has 8,239 students aged between 22 and 30 and 2,693 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution - University of Wisconsin-Madison
21 & Under177
40 & Over616
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially who want to continue education and work in field. At University of Wisconsin-Madison, 382 students are enrolled exclusively in online cources and 305 students are enrolled in some online course.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution - University of Wisconsin-Madison
Total Enrollment11,725
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses382
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses305
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses11,038
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location - University of Wisconsin-Madison
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses382
Wisconsin Resident156
Other State In U.S.212
Outside of U.S.14

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