Wisconsin Has a Disability Services Site
For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Wisconsin Disability Services.
Wisconsin for the Military
While not a "service academy", Wisconsin does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit Wisconsin Veteran Services . For more information, check out our Wisconsin for Veterans Guide.
Wisconsin offers On-Campus Day Care
For students with young families, Wisconsin does offer some day care. Programs like this are often in very high demand, so be sure to inquire as soon as you can.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at University of Wisconsin - Madison
Wisconsin offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at University of Wisconsin - Madison
Wisconsin has a comparatively very large, student body. There were 31,705 undergraduates in 2019. Full-time attendance was 29,375 (92.7%). Part-time attendance was 2,330 (7.3%).
University of Wisconsin - Madison is Ranked #285 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Wisconsin receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank Wisconsin #285 out of 3,514.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
University of Wisconsin - Madison Competes in the NCAA
Wisconsin has a total of 1003 student athletes, 465 men and 538 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to University of Wisconsin - Madison Athletics