This is your essential guide to our academic offerings and your Wisconsin Experience.

What Do You Want to Study?

Explore our fields of study and find the academic path that ignites your academic passion.

Undergraduate Study

Graduate Study

Admission

Badgers transcend disciplines and think critically to solve today’s most pressing problems. Wherever you are on your academic journey, a community of more than 400,000 Badgers around the world is waiting for you. Be the next Badger to do something extraordinary.

Undergraduate 
Graduate
Nondegree/Visiting

Costs and Aid

The Office of Student Financial Aid provides a full list of resources to help students apply for financial aid and lists the cost of attendance and tuition for Wisconsin residents and out-of-state students. You can find the cost per credit provided by the Office of the Registrar.

Additional UW–Madison Catalogs

The Guide includes academic information for students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees and nondegree opportunities. Comprehensive information about our other world-renowned programs can be found below:

View Class Schedule by Term

The more than 8,900 courses featured in the Guide represent UW–Madison's entire course inventory. To discover which of these courses are offered during a particular term, and when, visit UW–Madison's Course Guide or log in to UW–Madison's Student Information System Class Search.

Guide Information

Information in this Guide is effective June 1, 2017–May 31, 2018. Currently or previously enrolled students should consult previous versions of the UW–Madison academic catalogs and bulletins, their advisor(s), and/or their degree audit reports for their specific requirements.