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Tuition and Fee Rates for Academic Programs

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This workbook shows the full tuition schedule and tuition structures used by UW-Madison programs. The tuition structure and rates depend on the degree-level of the program, it's school/college, and several other factors. Because of this complexity users are able to select an academic program and see the tuition structure it uses and the rates associated with it.

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Academic Planning, Other
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Academic Planning and Institutional Research


Name Functional Definition Data Domains
Academic Award Level Academic degree level corresponding to an academic award, i.e. bachelor's, master's, professional, doctoral, and other. Academic Planning, Student Record
Academic Plan

An area of study--such as a major, minor, or certificate--that is within an academic career.

Academic Planning, Student Record
Academic Year (Su,Fa,Sp)

An academic year consists of sequential summer, fall, and spring terms. For example, the 2021-22 academic years includes summer 2021, fall 2021, and spring 2022.

Academic Planning

Instruction-related charges for enrolled students. The term 'academic student fees' is also used in some policy documents and in Wisconsin statutory language.

Tuition Rate

The dollar amount charged to a student for a given term and associated with the tuition structure and other relevant factors such as residency and credit load.

Tuition Residency

The residency status of a student for tuition purposes. Some non-resident students from Minnesota ("Minnesota Compact" students) pay tuition based on a legal agreement between the states of Wisconsin and Minnesota.

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