Online Program Overview

University of Wisconsin-Madison is a four-years, public school located in Madison, Wisconsin. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For the academic year 2021-2022, the tuition & fees are $10,720 for Wisconsin residents and $38,608 for other students on average.

It offers 504 degree programs. Of that, the distance learning opportunity is given to 4 programs - 1 Bachelors, 3 Masters.
Online Degrees / Programs Overview
School NameUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison
Typefour-years, public
Address500 Lincoln Dr, Madison, WI
Online Students21,672 Enrolled Online Exclusively
19,756 Enrolled in Some Online Courses
Undergraduate Tuition & FeesIn-State$10,720
Out-of-State$38,608
Graduate Tuition & FeesIn-State$12,175
Out-of-State$25,501
Student to Faculty16:1 (6.25%)
Online Degree Programs
Total4 Programs
Bachelors1 Programs
Masters3 Programs

2022 Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 tuition & fees and costs trends over last 5 years at University of Wisconsin-Madison . Each cost is an average amount over the all offered programs. For Wisconsin residents, the tuition & fees are $10,720 and $38,608 for non-Wisconsin residents. For graduate programs, the 2022 tuition & fees is $12,175 and $25,501 for out-of-state students.
The costs per credit hour for part-time students or overload credits of full-time students is $386 for Wisconsin residents and $1,548 for out-of-state students for undergraduate programs. The costs per credit hour for graduate programs is $670 for Wisconsin residents and $1,503 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
Tuition & feesCost Per Credit HourTuition Change Chart
Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
2017-20182018-20192019-20202020-20212021-2022
Undergraduate (In-State)$10,533$10,555$10,725$10,742$10,720
Undergraduate (Out-of-State)$34,783$36,805$37,785$38,630$38,608
Graduate (In-State)$11,988$12,010$12,180$12,197$12,175
Graduate (Out-of-State)$25,314$25,336$25,506$25,523$25,501
Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
2017-20182018-20192019-20202020-20212021-2022
Undergraduate (In-State)$386$386$386$386$386
Undergraduate (Out-of-State)$1,397$1,480$1,514$1,548$1,548
Graduate (In-State)$670$670$670$670$670
Graduate (Out-of-State)$1,503$1,503$1,503$1,503$1,503
Tuition & Fees Trends last 5 years

Online Programs By Area of Study

University of Wisconsin-Madison offers 504 degree programs through Bachelors, Masters, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate programs. Of that, 4 programs can be conferred by distance learning - 1 Bachelors, 3 Masters. The following table summarizes the number of degree programs by degree types.
Total Number of Online Degree Programs
CertificateAssociatesBachelors MastersDoctorate Post-Graduate
Online ProgramsNOT OFFEREDNOT OFFERED1 3NOT OFFEREDNOT OFFERED
Overall ProgramsNOT OFFEREDNOT OFFERED129 14811738
The next tables list each online program with offered degrees. The number on each column denotes the conferred degree of the program. It includes the completers through on-campus classes and hybrid on/offline classes as well as completely online classes. Only in Classroom means that the program is offered only on-site classes and not offered denotes that the school does not offer the program.

You may want to see all online schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
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Distance Learning Program Student Population

At University of Wisconsin-Madison, there are 44,640 students including in both undergraduate and graduate schools, with full-time and part-time status. Of that, 41,428 students were attending classes through distance learning (21,672 students are enrolled exclusively and 19,756 are enrolled in some online courses).
Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment44,640
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses21,672
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses19,756
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses3,212
By student location, out of a total of 21,672 enrolled exclusively in online courses, 11,411 Wisconsin Residents were enrolled in online classes exclusively, 7,406 students living in the U.S. States other than Wisconsin, and 2779 non-U.S. students enrolled in online courses.
Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses21,672
Wisconsin Resident11,411
Other State In U.S.7,406
Outside of U.S.2,779
Distance Learning Enrollment By Degree
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses21,672
Undergraduate18,015
Graduate3,657
Distance Learning Enrollment Undergraduate Students
Enrolled Exclusively in Undergraduate Online Courses18,015
Degree/Certificate Seeking17,106
Non-Degree/Certificate Seeking909


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