University of Wisconsin-Madison : Profile

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500 Lincoln Dr
Madison, WI 53706
Website: www.wisc.edu
Location: Great Lakes IL IN MI OH WI

Get a snapshot of University of Wisconsin-Madison with this general overview, including student enrollment and graduation rates, average test scores, student demographics, and more.

Mission Statement

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is Wisconsin's comprehensive teaching and research university with a statewide, national, and international mission, offering programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels in a wide range of fields, while engaging in extensive scholarly research, continuing adult education, and public service. The primary purpose of the University of Wisconsin-Madison is to provide a learning environment in which faculty, staff, and students can discover, examine critically, preserve, and transmit the knowledge, wisdom, and values that will help ensure the survival of this and future generations and improve the quality of life for all. The University seeks to help students to develop an understanding and appreciation for the complex cultural and physical worlds in which they live and to realize their highest potential of intellectual, physical, and human development. It also seeks to attract and serve students from diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds and to be sensitive and responsive to those groups which have been underserved by higher education.

School Characteristics

Student Population
9273 per year

Length of Study: Public, 4-year or above
Religious Affiliation: Not Applicable

Test Scores & GPA

Average GPA: yes Average ACT: 26 Average SAT: 560

School Profile

Total Enrollment: 42598
Retention Rate: 95%
Graduation Rate: 5759

School Accreditation

National: Yes
Regional: yes
Federal: Yes

Male / Female Enrollment


Total Enrollment


School data was obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

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