The University of Wisconsin–Madison provides a top-ranked education at a moderate cost. Tuition, fees, and estimated costs for undergraduate students are based on the nine-month academic year and are available from the Office of Student Financial Aid at the University of WisconsinMadison.

Costs for books and supplies, room and board, recommended Windows-enabled laptops, and other expenses will vary from student to student. However, the university bases its financial aid awards on the estimated costs of attendance available provided by the Office of the Registrar.

Admitted undergraduate business degree students pay an additional tuition differential of $500.04 per semester to the Wisconsin School of Business. For Minnesota residents, the tuition differential is $999.96 per semester. Students pursuing a Certificate in Business will be charged an additional $150.00 per semester by the Wisconsin School of Business.

Getting Assistance with the Costs of Your Education

Students whose personal and family resources are not adequate to cover the costs involved in attending UW–Madison have many opportunities to apply for scholarships and needs-based aid, including grants and loans.

The Wisconsin School of Business provides nearly $1 million in scholarship support to admitted BBA students each year.

Wisconsin BBA Scholarships

Scholarships provide need and merit-based aid to assist with the cost of an education. They are available from a variety of sources, and in some cases, you may find a match based on your major, hometown, military service, or other factors. There are also several scholarships available to support study abroad. To explore a list of scholarships for undergraduate students at the Wisconsin School of Business and identify those that might apply to you, visit Scholarships@UW–Madison.

Most scholarships available through the Wisconsin School of Business and UW–Madison require a single application, using your student data to match you up with appropriate scholarship opportunities.

Please note that many scholarships require a completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for awarding decisions.

Other Scholarships

You can also search for scholarships using national online databases. It is important to get your information from reputable sources. Two good sources of scholarship information are FastWeb and FinAid.

UW–Madison Financial Aid

The Office of Student Financial Aid at UW–Madison is a great place to start when you wish to explore financial aid opportunities, including scholarships, grants, and loans. Students and families can also get help with the process of applying for financial aid. The Office of Student Financial Aid offers a number of resources for both prospective students and those who are already enrolled at UW–Madison.

Please note that students and families who wish to apply for financial aid through UW–Madison must first complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Federal Student Aid

The U.S. Department of Education offers federal student aid to students attending four-year colleges or universities to help pay for education expenses. Federal grants, loans, and work-study programs are awarded to students with financial need. To learn more, visit Federal Student Aid.