MADISON, Wis. – Approximately 161,000 students enrolled at University of Wisconsin System universities this fall, according to final fall enrollment figures based on counts on the 10th day of enrollment.

UW System previously released preliminary enrollment figures in September based on first-day enrollment. The final fall enrollment of 160,782 is lower than the estimated 161,430, a change of less than one-half of one percent. The overall enrollment decrease is 1.3 percent compared to fall 2021.

The 10-day enrollment figures are:

  • UW-Eau Claire: 10,060
  • UW-Green Bay: 9,608
  • UW-La Crosse: 10,257
  • UW-Madison: 49,587
  • UW-Milwaukee: 22,866
  • UW Oshkosh: 13,714
  • UW-Parkside: 3,966
  • UW-Platteville: 6,485
  • UW-River Falls: 5,212
  • UW-Stevens Point: 8,011
  • UW-Stout: 7,226
  • UW-Superior: 2,703
  • UW-Whitewater: 11,087
  • UW System: 160,782


The University of Wisconsin System serves approximately 161,000 students. Awarding nearly 37,000 degrees annually, the UW System is Wisconsin’s talent pipeline, putting graduates in position to increase their earning power, contribute to their communities, and make Wisconsin a better place to live. Nearly 90 percent of in-state UW System graduates stay in Wisconsin five years after earning a degree – with a median salary of more than $66,000. The UW System provides a 23:1 return on state investment. UW System universities also contribute to the richness of Wisconsin’s culture and economy with groundbreaking research, new companies and patents, and boundless creative intellectual energy.

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