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The 2024-25 FAFSA® is available and we’re continuing to see the success rate of submissions improve!

Read more about applying for and receiving financial aid with a Better FAFSA®.

Though we’ve started to get 2024-25 FAFSAs®, over 40% have been tagged by Federal Student Aid (FSA) as having bad or miscalculated data.

Our goal is to start sending financial aid offers to incoming students with FAFSAs® that have been identified as having accurate data on/around April 29.

Unfortunately, FSA has shared that we won’t have access to those FAFSAs® tagged as having bad data until sometime in May, so we’re unable to estimate when we’ll be able to send offers to those impacted students.

And, there’s one last FAFSA Frenzy with free lunch and help to get those FAFSA’s done; April 26th in our SSTAR Lab!

Getting Started

What will it cost?

Your cost of attendance (COA) is an ESTIMATE of what it will cost you to cover the expenses of attending UW-Madison. Your COA includes more than just tuition and fees - click below to learn what's included or try our Net Price Calculator.

How to apply?

Learn how to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®), apply for scholarships using the Wisconsin Scholarship Hub (WiSH), and more.

Connect with Us!

The whole team at OSFA is here to help you navigate the financial aid process to get the most out of your experience at UW-Madison. Reach out and let us know what we can do for you!