University of Wisconsin, Madison (UW Madison)

Madison, WI

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University of Wisconsin, Madison

University of Wisconsin, Madison

University of Wisconsin, Madison Applicant Information

Important Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline February 1
SAT / ACT Scores Due February 1

Admission Rate

  • Men
  • Women
  Men Women Total
Applied 10,360 10,992 21,352
Accepted 6,839 7,812 14,651
Acceptance Rate 66% 71% 68%
Enrolled 2,766 3,062 5,828

UW Madison Test Scores

Note: All test score ranges and GPA are approximations based on available data. Falling within a school’s displayed range for test scores and/or GPA does not guarantee admission to that school.

Average GPA
3.70 (weighted)

SAT Scores

(18% of Students Admitted to University of Wisconsin, Madison Submit SAT Scores)

  • Verbal 550 to 670
  • Math 620 to 740
  • Writing 590 to 680
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Writing
Category Verbal Math Writing
Top 75th Percentile 670 740 680
Bottom 25th Percentile 550 620 590

ACT Scores

(90% of Students Admitted to University of Wisconsin, Madison Submit ACT Scores)

  • Verbal 26 to 31
  • Math 26 to 31
  • Composite 26 to 30
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Composite
  Verbal Math Composite
Top 75th Percentile 31 31 30
Bottom 25th Percentile 26 26 26

University of Wisconsin, Madison Application Requirements

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($44)   Very Important
High School Diploma or Equivalent   Very Important
High School GPA   Very Important
High School Rank   Very Important
High School Transcript   Very Important
Recommendations   Considered
Essay     Important
Extracurricular Activities     Considered
Volunteer Work     Considered
Standardized Test Score(s)   Important
Interview     Not Considered
Competencies     Not Considered
TOEFL   Very Important

High School Prerequisites

Subject Years Required Years Recommended
Electives 2 4
English 4 4
Foreign Language 2 4
Math 3 4
Science 3 4
Social Studies 3 4
Other 2 2
Electives 1 1

University of Wisconsin, Madison Transfer Students

Undergraduate Enrollment 32,962 (96%)
Undergraduate Transfer-in Enrollment 1,298 (3%)

University of Wisconsin, Madison Admissons Requirements for Transfers

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($44)   Very Important
Credits (minimum 24)   Very Important
High School Transcript   Very Important
College Transcript   Very Important
Essay/Personal Statement   Very Important
Interview     Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores   Important
Statement of Good Standing
from Prior Institution(s)
    Not Considered

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