UW System Electronic Application

  • Cost is $50 per school ($60 for UW Madison) - you may pay online by credit card or by check payable to "UW System."
  • Applications are accepted starting September 15
  • Notify counselor that transcripts need to be sent
  • Make sure official ACT and/or SAT scores were sent to the college admissions office
  • Apply early - priority dates are different for every school

UW System HELP
This site contains information on all the institutions in the University of Wisconsin System including 13 universities, 13 freshman-sophomore Colleges and UW-Extension.

Transfer Information System (TIS) is designed to provide potential transfer applicants with current and accurate information to help them make more informed transfer decisions.

UW Campuses  A direct link to each of the schools in the UW System.

Wisconsin Private Colleges
A Mentor system is an online resource to help students and their families select a college, apply for admission, and plan to finance higher education. Wisconsin Mentor offers access to information and admissions applications for independent colleges and universities within Wisconsin. When a student applies for admission to a college or university, he or she is charged a standard fee by the school; otherwise, Mentor systems are provided free-of-charge.

Wisconsin Technical Colleges

  • Cost is $30 per school - make checks out to the institution (i.e. Southwest Technical College)
  • Apply online or by paper application
  • Submit official transcripts with your application
  • Schedule to take the COMPASS test or other placement test per technical college requirements

The Common Application
Now in our fourth decade, the Common Application currently provides both online and print versions of its First-year and Transfer Applications. Our membership of more than 300 institutions now represents the full range of higher education institutions in the US: public and private, large and small, highly selective and modestly selective, and East Coast, West Coast, and every region in between.

Mapping Your Future is your free resource for career, college, financial aid, and money management information. Our goal is to help individuals achieve life-long success by empowering students, families, and schools with web-based information and services.

KnowHow2GoWisconsin is available to assist in college planning for middle school through high school grade students as well as mentors.

NextStepU is a magazine created to assist with career exploration as well as college and financial aid information.