For Prospective Students
If you're interested in the biological sciences and considering UW–Madison as a place to study them, you've come to the right place! As one of the premier research universities in the United States and the world, there is more fascinating work happening in the biological sciences here than almost anywhere else you could name. Stem cell research, neuroscience, genetics, bioenergy—you name the field, and there's a good chance that researchers at UW–Madison have changed the world in that area.
Find Out About UW–Madison
To help you get a better idea of your options as a bioscience student here, we've put together an overview of bioscience at UW–Madison so you can see the variety of research and outreach programs. You can explore the more than 30 different undergraduate majors on this site too.
We encourage you to visit campus and see for yourself what it's like, sit in on a class, and get a taste of things. The Institute for Biology Education also has a Biological Sciences Advisor who can meet with you in person to talk about the bioscience options across campus, help you get a picture of what studying biology here is really like, and make sure you have the information you need to figure out if UW–Madison is what you're looking for. To make an appointment, email email@example.com.You may want to visit the Undergraduates section of this site to find out more about opportunities beyond the traditional classroom and resources to help design your education to prepare you for a career, graduate school, or professional school.
Tips on Applying
If you decide to apply to UW–Madison, we have some useful information about the unique choices you have as a student interested in the biosciences.