How does your financial aid get applied? Disbursement is scheduled to begin overnight on Monday 8/26. eRefunds begin processing Tuesday 8/27!

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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?

Our team is here to help you navigate the financial aid application process! Learn how to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), apply for scholarships using the Wisconsin Scholarship Hub (WiSH), and more.

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