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University of Wisconsin-Madison Admissions Stats

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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Required
Recommendations: Recommended
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Rank: Recommended
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required

Application Fees

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Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

500 Lincoln Dr Madison, WI 53706-1380
Phone: (608) 263-2400
Admissions Phone: (608) 263-2400
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Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Joni from Lakeville, MN
  • Apr-27-2015 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Tour the campus in the fall. IT'S BEAUTIFUL. Also, check out State Street when you tour. Apply for admission as early as possible so you hear back as early as possible. Look up Bascom Battle on Youtube. It's a huge snowball war between the Southeast and Lakeshore neighborhoods. TRY BABCOCK ICE CREAM.

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  • Elise from Milwaukee, WI
  • Apr-03-2015 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Apply early! Also, with your application, if you cant remember what you wrote about a few weeks after you write your essay, the admissions dept. will not feel like your application is a standout. Make sure you show your true self, and really take time to think of a creative and exciting essay.

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  • Lisle from Elkhorn, WI
  • Mar-05-2015 I am a current student here

    Get involved in as many different things as possible. There are over 800 student organizations on campus.

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  • Bailey from Darlington, WI
  • Mar-02-2015 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    If you're considering UW, definitely keep your grades up, aim for a good ACT, and make sure all of your essays are thoroughly checked by more than one person. Visit the campus. Even though I had my heart set on UW, I visited twice just to reinforce that was for sure where I wanted to be.

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  • Alexis from Gurnee, IL
  • Jan-13-2015 I am a current student here

    Get involved and don't be afraid to meet tons of new people. College is a time for new experiences and the University of Wisconsin-Madison definitely allows you to take advantage of that.

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