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University of Wisconsin-Madison

About the School

Degree of Urbanization:
City: Midsize
Institutional Control or Affiliation:
Public
Religious Affiliation:
Not applicable
Historically Black College or University:
No
Tribal College:
No
Calendar System:
Semester
Undergraduate Programs Offered:
  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • African Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Agricultural Business and Management, General
  • Agricultural Business and Management, Other
  • Agricultural Communication/Journalism
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Agronomy and Crop Science
  • Animal Sciences, General
  • Anthropology
  • Apparel and Textiles, General
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Astrophysics
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Botany/Plant Biology
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Conservation Biology
  • Consumer Economics
  • Dairy Science
  • Dance, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • Engineering, Other
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entomology
  • Environmental Studies
  • Family and Community Services
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Communication
  • Finance, General
  • Financial Planning and Services
  • Food Science
  • Forest Sciences and Biology
  • French Language and Literature
  • Genetics, General
  • Geographic Information Science and Cartography
  • Geography
  • Geological/Geophysical Engineering
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Hebrew Language and Literature
  • History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
  • History, General
  • Horticultural Science
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Insurance
  • Interior Design
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International/Global Studies
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Latin American and Caribbean Studies
  • Latin Language and Literature
  • Legal Studies, General
  • Linguistics
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology and Immunology
  • Microbiology, General
  • Molecular Biology
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Nutrition Sciences
  • Operations Management and Supervision
  • Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • Philosophy
  • Physician Assistant
  • Physics, General
  • Plant Pathology/Phytopathology
  • Polish Language and Literature
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Portuguese Language and Literature
  • Poultry Science
  • Psychology, General
  • Real Estate
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Retailing and Retail Operations
  • Rural Sociology
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Scandinavian Studies
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Soil Science and Agronomy, General
  • South Asian Studies
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Statistics, General
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor
  • Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
  • Women's Studies
  • Zoology/Animal Biology

Size of School

Fall Reporting Period for Attendance:
2011
Total Students:
41,946
Men:
20,391
Women:
21,555
Total Undergraduates:
29,880
Undergraduate Men:
14,459
Undergraduate Women:
15,421
Total First-time Undergraduates:
5,828
First-time Undergraduate Men:
2,766
First-time Undergraduate Women:
3,062

Admissions

Fall Reporting Period for Admissions:
Fall 2011
Total Applicants:
21,352
Total Admissions:
14,651
Total Enrolled:
5,828
Admittance Percentage:
69%
Highest Degree Available:
Doctoral
AP Credits:
Yes

Test Scores

Fall Reporting Period for SAT/ACT Test Scores:
Fall 2011
Number of First-time Students Submitting SAT Scores:
1,030
Percent of First-time Students Submitting SAT Scores:
18%
Number of First-time Students Submitting ACT Scores:
5,262
Percent of First-time Students Submitting ACT Scores:
90%
SAT Critical Reading 25th Percentile Score:
550
SAT Critical Reading 75th Percentile Score:
670
SAT Math 25th Percentile Score:
620
SAT Math 75th Percentile Score:
740
SAT Writing 25th Percentile Score:
590
SAT Writing 75th Percentile Score:
680
ACT Composite 25th Percentile Score:
26
ACT Composite 75th Percentile Score:
30
ACT English 25th Percentile Score:
26
ACT English 75th Percentile Score:
31
ACT Math 25th Percentile Score:
26
ACT Math 75th Percentile Score:
31
ACT Writing 25th Percentile Score:
8
ACT Writing 75th Percentile Score:
9

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