University of Wisconsin–Madison

Admissions

Applications for Fall 2023 will open in early September 2022

Please see the timeline below and the Admission Requirements and the How to Apply pages  for further details

Still have questions?   Please contact admissions@ischool.wisc.edu.

The Information School admits students to its on-campus and online master’s programs once a year, for fall semester.

Priority Deadline is December 15, 2022
(Apply by the priority deadline to receive first consideration for an iSchool Scholarship and for earlier admissions decision notification.)

Final Deadline is March 1, 2023
(Apply by the final deadline to be considered admission to the MA program and to be considered for the 2nd round of iSchool Scholarship Offers.)

Timeline for admissions

September

Application for admission to the iSchool MA Program for the following Fall opens.

December 15

Priority deadline for iSchool MA Program applications (to be considered in the first round for iSchool scholarships).

January

Review of applications submitted by December 15  begins.

Mid-February

Admission offers are sent out to applicants who applied by the December 15 priority deadline. iSchool scholarship offers are sent out approximately three weeks after admission offers. Review of applications completed after the December 15 priority deadline continues.

March 1

Final Deadline for iSchool MA Program applications.  

Mid-March

Decision letters are sent via email to iSchool MA applicants who completed applications by the March 1 deadline.  iSchool scholarship offers are sent out approximately three weeks after admission offers. 

April 15

Deadline for  applicants offered admission to let the iSchool know if they will attend.  

April 16

The iSchool begins to make offers of admission to applicants on the waitlist if applicable.