Is UW - Madison a Good School for the Money?
University of Wisconsin - Madison Value Report
What is an UW - Madison degree worth? College Factual's value analysis compares UW - Madison with other schools of similar quality to see if it's priced fairly.
Within Wisconsin, UW - Madison is a Great Quality for a Great Price.
This makes it a great quality and a great value in the state.
Live in-state? You may qualify for a reduced price. Check the UW - Madison financial aid page to be sure.
Above Average Value Nationwide
University of Wisconsin - Madison is ranked #597 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.
University of Wisconsin - Madison provides the kind of quality education we anticipated when compared to other colleges at the same price point. Based on this information we believe it is priced fairly for the type of education provided.
Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores
|School||Total Price||Value Grade|
|Mount Holyoke College||$178,290||B|
|University of Wisconsin - Madison||$192,741||C+|
|Case Western Reserve University||$195,802||C+|
|College of William and Mary||$197,354||C+|
*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.
We're Looking at a Total Cost of $192,741 for an UW - Madison Degree
The average UW - Madison student's degree will cost an estimated $192,741. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $44,513 and a typical 4.33 years to graduate.
|Average Yearly Cost||$44,513|
|Average Years to Graduate||4.33|
|Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree||$192,741|
Many Factors Affect Net Price
Consider the average UW - Madison student takes 4.33 years to complete their degree. If you can complete your degree faster than that you will save money. This is just one way your UW - Madison degree may cost less than average.
Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?
The overall price of a college can vary depending on your individual circumstances.
Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at UW - Madison.
|Nationwide Value by Aid Group||Avg Degree Cost||Value Rank||Value Grade|
|Students with no Aid||$210,906||#202||A|
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$167,662||#624||C+|
|In-State Value by Aid Group||Avg Degree Cost||Value Rank||Value Grade|
|Students with no Aid||$114,974||#2||A|
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$71,731||#1||A+|
Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Wisconsin.
About 62% of UW - Madison students receive financial aid. Get more details on what UW - Madison financial aid you may qualify for.
How to Calculate Value
College Factual calculates value by calculating average UW - Madison cost multiplied by time to graduate, and then compares that number to other schools of a similar quality ranking. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.
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