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October 1st – the day the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for next year (2023-24) becomes available to complete and submit!

We’ll be hosting another fall filled with FAFSA Frenzy events most Fridays from 12 – 2 pm at locations around campus.


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!

Office Hours & Events


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