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University of Wisconsin-Madison

975 Bascom Mall
Madison, WI 53706-1399
(608) 262-5914

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Fall 2020 Application Information
Application Deadline: April 1
Application Fee: $56
Admissions Statistics 2020 2017
Acceptance Rate 45.6% 48.8%
LSAT Score (Median) 162 159
LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile) 158-164 155-162
GPA (Median) 3.58 3.51
GPA Range (25th-75th percentile) 3.23-3.76 3.27-3.76
Bar Exam Statistics 2020 2017
State in which most graduates took bar exam: WI WI
School's bar passage rate: 100.0% 100.0%
State overall bar passage rate: 77.1% 80.7%
School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate: +22.9% +19.3%
Employment Statistics 2020 2017
Graduates employed at graduation: 52.8% 45.8%
Graduates employed 10 months after graduation: 82.4% 79.7%
Tuition and Expenses 2020 2017
Tuition (In-State): $23,517 N/A
Tuition (Out-of-State): $42,214 N/A
Room and Board: $12,174 $10,544
Proportion of full-time students receiving grants: 76.2% 69.4%
Median grant amount among full-time students: $20,000 $12,000
Average indebtedness of those who incurred debt: $79,455 $84,650
Proportion of graduates who incurred debt: 65.1% 75.8%
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Students & Faculty 2020 2017
Total Students: 589 519
Men: 54.0% 53.0%
Women: 46.0% 47.0%
White: 74.2% N/A
Black: 4.1% N/A
Hispanic: 8.8% N/A
Asian: 3.4% N/A
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 5.9 : 1 8.2 : 1
Total Faculty: 120 NA
Male: 51.7% N/A
Female: 48.3% N/A
Minority: 15.0% N/A
Full-Time Starting Salaries 2020 2017
Private Sector (Median): $71,000 $115,000
Public Sector (Median): $49,254 $49,429
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Library Resources 2020 2017
Volumes and equivalents: 1,361,485 638,337