Interest from International Students Increases at UW-Madison (WSJ)

UW-Madison applications rise as interest from international students increases

Wisconsin State Journal, February 5, 2010

About 26 percent more international students applied for admission to UW-Madison’s fall freshman class, causing a bump in overall undergraduate applications.

About 700 more international students applied to the university compared with a year ago.

The deadline for applications was Monday.

UW-Madison received 24,990 undergraduate applications, up 726 from a year ago, said Tom Reason, interim director of admissions.

Last year’s applicant pool of 24,264 was a five-year low.

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