University of Wisconsin, Madison

Every year, more than 4000 international students across 130 countries prefer to pursue high education in University of Wisconsin, Madison. As of now, the university holds the 20th position in US with the largest population of global students.

Name of the Institution University of Wisconsin, Madison


Type of Institution Public research university
Location Madison, Wisconsin
Courses Offered Undergraduate Majors and Certificate programs/ Graduate certificate programs / PhD programs / Masters Degree Programs in:

  • Business
  • Education
  • Agricultural and Life Sciences
  • Environmental Studies
  • Engineering
  • Human Ecology
  • International Studies
  • Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Social Work
  • Law
  • Medicine and Public Health
  • Library and Information Studies
  • Nursing
  • Music
  • Pharmacy
  • Veterinary Medicine
Schools and Colleges
  • Wisconsin School of Business
  • College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
  • School of Education
  • Division of Continuing Studies
  • Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies
  • College of Engineering
  • School of Human Ecology
  • Division of International Studies
  • Graduate School
  • School of Journalism and Mass Communication
  • School of Social Work
  • College of Letters & Science
  • Law School
  • School of Medicine and Public Health
  • School of Library and Information Studies
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Music
  • Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
  • School of Pharmacy
  • School of Veterinary Medicine
Admission Procedure/ Eligibility Criteria Undergraduate

International applicants applying for the undergraduate programs must have completed a minimum of 12 years of formal schooling. Students who don’t have English as their native language need to appear for IELTS/TOEFL examination.



For admission to the Graduate School, students must have a bachelor’s degree from an US institution or equivalent. International applicants must have a degree that is equivalent to a US bachelor’s degree. At the time of admission, students need to submit their letters of recommendation, list of honors and awards, academic records, GRE/TOEFL score card etc. International applicants don’t need to submit their financial documents with their application form.

Scholarships The university offers scholarship programs worth $400-$6000 to students. Scholarships are awarded to students depending on their academic excellence.
Fee Structure Undergraduate Tuition Fees:

Tuition & Fees: $25,421

Books & Supplies: $1,140

Room & Board: $7,780

Miscellaneous: $3,180

Travel: $1,680

Graduate Tuition Fees:
$23,000 – $40,000 ( including tuition fees and living expenses)

Medicine and Public Health: $19,160

Law: $18,174

Business (master’s): $13,348

Veterinary Medicine: $14,405

Pharmacy (PharmD program): $13,191

Examinations & Results The university follows the semester pattern for conducting examinations.
Established in the Year 1848
Facts & Figures
  • International students: Over 4,000
  • International alumni: Over 15,000
  • Total Enrollment: 42,099
  • Total enrolment at the bachelors level: 1,452
  • Total enrolment at the masters level: 331
  • Total enrolment at the PhD level: 200
  • Total enrolment for professional studies: 26
  • Types of financial aid: Grants, loans, scholarships, work study
  • Student Open Forum
  • SAA-SC Monthly Meeting
  • Writing Center Workshop
  • Pest Management Update Meeting
  • Italian Conversation Table
  • UW-Madison Science Alliance
  • Exhibitions
  • SLIS Advising Week for MA Students
Distance Learning The university offers distance learning programs in:

  • Computer and Information Sciences
  • Family and Consumer Resources
  • Education-related Studies
  • Fine and Applied Arts
  • Agricultural and Natural Resources
  • Business
  • Area, Ethnic and Cultural Studies
  • Communications and Letters
  • Health-related Studies
  • Public Affairs and Service
  • Engineering, Architecture and Applied Technology
  • Social Sciences
  • Biological & Physical Sciences
  • Foreign Languages and Literature
  • Interdisciplinary studies
  • General Studies
  • Mathematics
Other Campuses with their websites
  • UW-Eau Claire:
  • UW-Green Bay:
  • UW-La Crosse:
  • UW-Milwaukee:
  • UW-Oshkosh:
  • UW-Parkside:
  • UW-Platteville:
  • UW-River Falls:
  • UW-Stevens Point:
  • UW-Stout:
  • UW-Superior:
  • UW-Whitewater: