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Our Fall 2018 application deadline is February 1.

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UW–Madison is ranked 13th among public colleges and universities by U.S. News and World Report.

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Undergraduate admission to the University of Wisconsin–Madison is competitive and selective, and our professional admissions counselors review applications using a holistic process. Our office is here to assist as you prepare to become a future Badger.

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Why UW–Madison

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  • We are a Top 6 Research Institution.
  • We offer over 4700 courses.
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  • We make our own ice cream. Seriously.

The Wisconsin Idea

In 1904, former UW–Madison president Charles R. Van Hise coined the Wisconsin Idea—the principle that the university should improve people's lives beyond the classroom. It spans our teaching, research, outreach, and public service.

Important Dates

October 2 - Spring 2018 Freshman Regular Decision Deadline

October 16 - Spring 2018 Transfer Regular Decision Deadline

November 1 - Fall 2018 Freshman Early Action Deadline

February 1 - Fall 2018 Freshman Regular Decision Deadline

February 1 - Fall 2018 Transfer Priority Decision Deadline

March 1 - Fall 2018 Transfer Regular Decision Deadline


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