Prospective Students

Selecting a college is an exciting and sometimes challenging time. As you continue to explore where you’ll find your best fit, we invite you to review these informational tidbits to gain a clearer view of what UW-Madison’s College of Agricultural and Life Sciences has to offer.


The University of Wisconsin-Madison has a central admissions office. All students, no matter which school or college they wish to study in, apply to the University of Wisconsin and are divided into their individual colleges after admission. To learn more about the admissions process and admission expectations at the University of Wisconsin-Madison please visit the Office of Admissions.

Visit Options

We invite you to explore the University of Wisconsin- Madison and learn about exciting opportunities awaiting you in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS). We offer a variety of visit options from a one-hour general college informational session to a full visit day option. We look forward to your visit!


CALS offers 24 majors that cut across the college’s six priority themes. These areas allow for the development of specialized skills while creating opportunities to collaborate on multifaceted issues affecting food and agriculture, energy, health and the environment.

Need more Information

Scholarships@UW-Madison is designed to help prospective, new and continuing students and their parents find undergraduate scholarship details within one site.


Contact CALS Academic Affairs Office at 608-262-3003 or for more information about CALS and our majors.
To get a current CALS student’s prospective contact our CALS undergraduate student ambassadors via email at
Questions related to your university application process contact Admissions at 608-262-3961 or