UW–Madison Online students are eligible to be considered for an array of federal, state and institutional financial aid by submitting the FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Financial aid is administered by the Office of Student Financial Aid, and they have a variety of resources on their website to help you through the process of applying for and receiving financial aid.
Some topics to explore include:
An important factor in your financial aid determinations is the cost of attendance (COA). This is an ESTIMATE of the expenses you might encounter while enrolled in UW–Madison Online, and the Office of Student Financial Aid bases your aid on this estimate. Following is the COA for UW–Madison Online full-time and half-time students.
|Room & board||$12,200||$6,100|
|Books & supplies||$1,150||$1,150|
|Personal expenses||$2,266||$2,266||Total cost||$29,416||$16,416|
Apply for your degree
With 12 transferable semester hours of college level work post-high school, you can submit an application online.
Application & materials received by Nov. 15, 2020*
Classes start Jan. 25, 2021
Application & materials received by April 1, 2021
Classes start May 17, 2021**