Graduate Student Population in Wisconsin

For academic year 2021-2022, total 40,871 graduate students enrolled in 41 graduate schools in Wisconsin. By gender, there are 15,385 male students (37.64%) and 25,486 female students (62.36%) enrolled in graduate programs.
University of Wisconsin-Madison has the most graduate students of 12,455 and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has the second most graduate students of 4,418 in Wisconsin. You can view and compare the graduate student population along with tuition and other admission information at Wisconsin colleges at Wisconsin Graduate School Comparison page.
By attending status, 24,775 students enrolled as full-time and 16,096 students enrolled as part-time for graduate programs. Next table shows the 2022 graduate students population by gender and attending status at Wisconsin graduate schools.
University of Wisconsin-Madison has the most graduate students of 12,455
Graduate Student Population By Gender and Attending Status at Wisconsin graduate schools (2021-2022)
TotalMenWomen
Total40,87115,38525,486
Full-time24,7759,47715,298
Part-time16,0965,90810,188

Population by Race/Ethnicity

For academic year 2021-2022, of the 41 enrolled students in Wisconsin graduate schools, 165 were American Indian/Native American (0.40%), 2,003 were Asian (4.90%), 2,205 were Black/African American (5.40%), 2,592 were Hispanic (6.34%), 46 were Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander (0.11%), 26,987 were White (66.03%), 1,006 were Two More (2.46%), and 1,265 were Un-Known (3.10%). The number of non-resident alien students is 4,602 (11.26%). Next table shows the 2022 graduate school students population by race/ethnicity and state at Wisconsin graduate schools.
Graduate Student Population By Race/Ethnicity at Wisconsin graduate schools (2021-2022)
TotalMenWomen
Total40,87115,38525,486
American Indian/Native American16560105
Asian2,0038231,180
Black/African American2,2056311,574
Hispanic2,5929461,646
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander462125
White26,9879,50417,483
Two More1,006347659
Un-Known1,265466799
Non-resident Alien4,6022,5872,015
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