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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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  • 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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  • Madison, WI
  • Jan-07-2015 I am a current student here

    This school is notorious for being a party school, but that doesn't mean that it is easy to get in or that the academics are a breeze. You need to find a balance between being a college student socially and academically. Being a student at UW-Madison means studying hard Monday through Friday and partying hard on the weekends, if partying if what you're into of course.

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