A demonstration of what can be gained by attending the University of Wisconsin versus going directly into the work force after highschool. Follow through the steps listed here to calculate the cost benefits of a UW degree.

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1. Introduction

Dear Future Badger:

Thinking about college?  One of the most important things that you will want to know is the financial payoff of earning your degree.

This website is designed to give you an estimate of your financial payback from graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  The answer will be calculated based on your personal characteristics.   

In the process of determining this payback, we will calculate several values:

As you proceed through this website, you will notice a number
of symbols. Scrolling over them will give you additional information. Clicking on the red text will connect you to other helpful websites.

You can see a more detailed, step-by-step explanation of the costs and benefits associated with earning a degree by clicking here.

Click Continue to get started.


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