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Building off the successes of programs like Bucky’s Tuition Promise, Faith will focus on continuing to increase UW–Madison’s Federal Pell Grant recipients and work closely with Prof. Nick Hillman and the Student Success Through Applied Research (SSTAR) Lab.
Transfer students are a vibrant and diverse part of UW–Madison's student body. UW–Madison has created several programs in recent years to help them academically, financially and socially.
A new UW–Madison program that provides free tuition for students from low- and moderate-income households comes at a good time for families struggling with the consequences of a depressed farm economy.
From February through June, we will be highlighting the ways that UW–Madison changes lives for the better throughout the state of Wisconsin. March’s theme is Affordability…
Last fall, UW–Madison welcomed the first students served by the Badger Ready program, which helps students resuming their college education after a significant break.
The SSTAR Lab’s mission is to use applied academic research to guide, support, and partner with practitioners whose work aims to improve educational opportunities and outcomes for current and future college students.
Fans tuning in to Badger football and other fall sports will be able to catch UW–Madison’s “Mythbusters” campaign. Six different ads created to dispel common myths associated with the university are currently rotating during televised Badger sporting events and numerous digital and social platforms.
Seven high school students are working in UW–Madison's Small Animal Hospital as part of a new program that exposes high schoolers to careers and curriculum in the health sciences.
Wendy Hoang has been honored for creating a high school outreach program for Madison East High School that helps first-generation college students and students of color.
A new agreement allows Madison College students who receive financial assistance through Madison College’s “Scholars of Promise” program and are admitted to UW–Madison to complete their bachelor’s degree at UW–Madison without bearing the cost of tuition and fees.
The new program offers a path to finishing a degree to adults 25 and older and veterans of any age who have previous college credit but no degree.
The Office of Student Financial Aid at the University of Wisconsin–Madison held a community event for prospective students at the Goodman Branch of the Madison Public Library. The event was designed to inform prospective college students about admissions and financial assistance.
The average student loan debt for those graduating from UW–Madison with a bachelor’s degree fell from $28,768 to $28,255 in 2016. And the UW’s loan default rate is well below the national level.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison is announcing two new efforts to help ensure it is accessible and affordable to transfer students from across the state.