Pipeline of Wisconsin Public High School Graduates to UW-Madison

Last Updated
08/12/2022
Description

Several key metrics related to the educational pipeline are provided at both the county and high school level for the graduating class of 2020-21. These metrics include: the number of Wisconsin public high school graduates, the number and percentage of these graduates who applied to UW-Madison, the number and percentage of these graduates who were admitted, and the number and percentage of the admits who enrolled in fall 2021.

Report URL
https://tableau.wisconsin.edu/#/views/PipelineofWIPublicHighSchoolGraduatestoUW-Madison/HomePage
Data Cookbook URL (requires authorization)
https://uwmadison.datacookbook.com/institution/reports/33107/versions/62769
Data Domain(s)
Admissions, Student Record
Access Restrictions
Publicly Available
Data Source Information
InfoAccess
Data View Information
UW.STDNT_UGRD_APPLICANT, UW.STDNT_UGRD_APPLICANT_ACTIONS, UW.FROZEN_ENROLLMENT_DEMO
Update Schedule
No scheduled updates
Responsible Office
Academic Planning and Institutional Research
Important Notes

Applicants are admitted to UW-Madison based on a holistic review of their academic record and achievements. Variations in admission rates between high schools illustrate differences in the academic preparation of applicants. There are no quotas or limits on the number of students who can be admitted from any particular high school. Additionally, applicants might not be admitted due to actions of the applicant, such as withdrawing an application before an admission decision is made or by not submitting all of the materials required for an admission decision (for example, test scores or transcripts).

The number of Wisconsin public high school graduates and the characteristics of Wisconsin high schools (size, geographic location, county location, district, name) are provided by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI). The number of high school graduates includes students who earned regular high school diplomas and graduated within four years of entering high school. The number of applicants, admits, and enrolled new freshmen are only those from that high school graduating class. Additional students who graduated in prior years also enrolled at UW-Madison and are not counted in this visualization which is intended to examine the high school graduating cohort.

Definitions

Name Functional Definition Data Domains
Application Rate

The percentage of a population who applied for admission.

Admissions
Admission Rate

Percentage of applicants offered admission.

Student Record
Access Rate

The percentage of high school graduates who are enrolled the following fall as new freshmen.

Admissions
Yield Rate

The percentage of admitted applicants who enrolled.

Admissions