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Welcome to UW–Madison Online

Borders. Boundaries. Limits. The lines we draw on our lives can keep us from finding a path forward. But what if there was another way? A degree program for wherever you are in life. A degree program for wherever you are in the world.

The flexible online format lets you create a program that fits into your life—around your goals, your ambitions, your work, your family. Dedicated coaches and advisors help you remove borders, boundaries and barriers throughout your student journey.

Our first fully online undergraduate degree is the Bachelor of Science in Personal Finance. Designed for students who already have some college credits, the online BS in Personal Finance is a flexible option that prepares you for a variety of careers in a growing industry. A unique hybrid of financial planning and consumer finance, the personal finance degree is ranked #2 in top colleges for financial planning by WealthManagement.com.

Earn your bachelor’s degree online from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

New online bachelor’s degrees coming soon

UW–Madison Online will launch these undergraduate degrees in fall 2021:

  • Management, Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Human Resources, Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Marketing, Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Consumer Behavior & Marketplace Studies, Bachelor of Science in Retailing and Consumer Behavior

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Learn from the best.


At UW–Madison, we take great pride in our quality and high ranking. You will get to know award-winning faculty and outstanding students and staff. All from wherever you are.
10,000+ degrees awarded each year

Maximize potential.


Achieve your goals with a bachelor’s degree from a highly regarded institution. We will challenge you. But you will rise to the occasion, and the results will be worth it.
400,000 alumni

Join a community.


We welcome you to our family of high-achieving alumni from around the country and across the globe. Your degree puts you in good company. Badgers support each other and change the world.
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 My goal is to become a partner (in my financial firm) one day. UW–Madison is helping me get there. 

Sara Strohmaier, Personal Finance graduate
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Michelle working on her computer at her desk

 It’s okay not to know what you want to do. It’s a big decision to make and it took me eight years to figure that out, but I’m here now. It’s never too late to go back to school. 

Michelle Zemplinski, Personal Finance graduate
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Bobbie Egeston

 Online classes are definitely helpful and convenient because it allows you to have time to do other things as well. I can work during the day and still come back to my homework at night. 

Bobbie Egeston, Personal Finance student
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