Admissions

The University of Wisconsin is a world-class university, nationally and internationally recognized for our academic excellence, incredible students, inspiring faculty, exceptional value, and an amazing campus and community. We invite you to learn more about UW–Madison and our academic programs, admission process, costs and financial aid, campus visits and more.

Quick facts

  • Students:

    43,275
  • Faculty:

    2,189
  • Undergraduate majors:

    132
  • Masterʼs programs:

    149
  • Doctoral programs:

    120
Students and their parents on a campus tour

A tour guide leads incoming first-year undergraduates and their parents across Bascom Hill while on a campus tour during a Student Orientation, Advising and Registration (SOAR) session.

Global Competency

The world is at their feet