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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Overview

University of Wisconsin–Madison / Law School is located in Madison, WI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Laws (LL M)
Doctor of Juridical Sciences (SJD)
Juris Doctor (JD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 41
Doctoral Degrees 166

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam LSAT (for JD)
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,375
Applied
584
Accepted
148
Enrolled
42%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st April 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam LSAT (for JD)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

556
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
94%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.17%
Black or African American 5.94%
White or Caucasian 67%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.54%
Asian 2.52%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.16%
Unknown 2.88%

Gender

Male (51%)
Female (48%)

Faculty

134
Total faculty
Full-time - 67
Part-time - 67
Male (72)
Female (62)

Location & Contact

Address 975 Bascom Mall
Madison, WI  53706-1399
United States
Contact Margaret Raymond
Dean
Phone: 608-262-0618
Fax: 608-890-0134