High School Seniors and Other Incoming College Freshmen
You'll be heading off to college soon. But which one? How will you apply? How will you pay for it? When should you decide on a major? Where will you live? These links will help answer many of your questions as you make your final college decisions.
Look here to find out what needs to be sent to the admissions office, when and how.
Using the online application is the quickest way to apply for admission to any of the 26 UW System campuses.
This page outlines the guidelines for freshman admission, including which high school courses to take, the application process for admission, application deadlines, and more.
Wisconsin Education Fairs
Wisconsin Education Fairs (WEFs) take place in many locations around the state each fall, giving you the chance to talk with representatives from many different colleges and universities.
Guaranteed Transfer Program
The four-year UW campuses offer a program guaranteeing transfer from the two-year UW Colleges.
- UW HELP's Higher Education Glossary
This glossary defines terms commonly heard during the college application process and while attending college.
Focus on Academics
UW campuses provide credit for some high school agriculture courses.
UW System College Preparatory Requirements
See the types of high school courses that UW System campuses require for admission.
Earning College Credit in High School
Learn how you can earn college credit for UW System campuses.
You can view academic programs from all 26 UW campuses with our campus catalogs.
Search among more than 4,400 of the UW System's academic programs. Find out which campuses offer the major/s you’re interested in.
Check this section for information about taking the ACT, SAT, and placement tests.
Keep your college career on track with more than 125 self-paced, online, undergraduate-level courses from UW Independent Learning.
Get on Campus
Each of the UW System campuses offers tours. Visit one or more to see what college is like.
Living On Campus
Find information on how and when to apply for on-campus housing, who is required to live on campus, housing and meal service costs, and more.
Paying for College
Financial Aid Options
Applying for financial aid, scholarship information, student budgets, explanations of aid types—it's all here.
College Goal Wisconsin
College Goal Wisconsin provides free information and professional assistance to families who are filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).