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Apply to UW–Madison Any student interested in applying as an undergraduate to the University of Wisconsin–Madison must submit an online application. Additionally, each type of applicant will be required to submit additional required materials by our deadlines in order to complete the application and be reviewed for admission.
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- Academic Course Preperation
- Integrity in Applying
- Senior Course Changes
Our admissions counselors review each application individually and are looking for students who demonstrate strong academic ability, as well as leadership, community service, creativity, talent, and enthusiasm. We also consider personal characteristics that will contribute to the strength and diversity of our university.
Your high school record should demonstrate both rigor and breadth in the types of course work you pursue. A competitive academic record should show some of the most challenging advanced-level work offered at or through your school in as many areas as possible, while maintaining a strong GPA. The following chart shows the number of years that most a...
Academic Integrity is valued in our community and in the admission process. By signing your application, you certify that it is complete and accurate. We hold you accountable to ensure the authenticity and honesty of your application; essays; self-reported grades, courses, and test scores; and additional materials subsequently submitted.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison Office of Admissions and Recruitment does not “approve” or “deny” senior-year course schedule changes. You should consult with your high school counselor and other advisors and consider the pros, cons, and repercussions of a course change. Students who make a course change or who have a change in their grades, sh...
Complete your application online using the University of Wisconsin System Online Application for Admission. Requirements may vary based on your educational background. Important reminders: Your Degree Though you’ll complete all your courses online, the degree you receive will be granted from the UW institution through which your program is offered.
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