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Best Values in Colleges

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University of Wisconsin, Madison (Madison, WI)

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University of Wisconsin, Madison is ranked 8 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 61 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 18%
Applicants who took ACT 88%

SAT Verbal Score

700+14%
600-69940%
600+54%

SAT Math Score

700+45%
600-69940%
600+85%

ACT Score

30-3634%
24-2958%
24+92%

Students applied29,675
Students admitted15,161
Admission rate51%

Students per faculty17

4-year graduation rate56%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$9,273
Fees$1,137
Room and board$8,600
Estimated book expense$1,200
Total cost$20,210

Cost after need-based aid$10,820
Cost after non-need-based aid$16,669

Average debt at graduation$25,664

Out of State

Tuition$25,523
Fees$1,137
Room and board$8,600
Estimated book expense$1,200
Total cost$36,460

Cost after need-based aid$27,070
Cost after non-need-based aid$32,919

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met80%
Average need-based aid$9,390
Average non-need-based aid$3,541

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment31,319

Full-Time

Men13,887
Women14,706

Part-Time

Men1,376
Women1,350

Freshmen retained95%

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. Copyright © 2014 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.

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