University of Wisconsin--Madison

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1000 Bascom Mall; Suite 377
Madison, WI 53706

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The School of Education at University of Wisconsin--Madison has a rolling application deadline. The application fee for the Education program at the University of Wisconsin--Madison is $56. Its tuition is full-time: $11,858 per year (in-state); full-time: $25,184 per year (out-of-state); part-time: $790 per credit (in-state); and part-time: $1,623 per credit (out-of-state). The School of Education at University of Wisconsin--Madison has 115 full-time faculty on staff with a 4.3:1 ratio of full-time equivalent doctoral students to full-time faculty.

The School of Education at the University of Wisconsin—Madison offers a wide range of programs to graduate students. The school is made up 10 departments, from Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis to Kinesiology and Occupational Therapy. Graduate degrees are offered in most departments, and research is conducted across the disciplines. There are limited part-time degree options, but busy students can complete a Master of Science for Professional Educators degree almost exclusively online.

The university encourages a global slant on every level of education, and students can complete teaching placements abroad in countries like Australia, England, and Namibia. Closer to home, students can get hands-on experience through the University of Wisconsin’s Institute for Urban Education, which places students within the Milwaukee Public School system.

Students can also get involved with projects through the Wisconsin Center for Education Research or can enroll in the Doctoral Research Program, open to any graduate student in the school. Graduate students can live on the university campus in Madison, putting them close to the bustling city life, robust professional sports, and lakefront activities in the state capital.


Application deadline rolling
Application fee $56
Director of admissions Judy Bauman


Full-time faculty (tenured or tenure-track) 115
Student-faculty ratio 4.3:1

Student Body

Total enrollment (full-time) 732
Gender distribution (full-time)
Gender distribution (full-time)



full-time: $11,858 per year (in-state)
full-time: $25,184 per year (out-of-state)
part-time: $790 per credit (in-state)
part-time: $1,623 per credit (out-of-state)

Required fees $119 per credit

Teacher Preparation

Students who took an assessment to become a certified or licensed teacher during 2012-2013 218

* Education School Overview details based on 2013 data

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