Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Is University of Wisconsin Education Becoming More Elite? A Partial Answer

Family income does not affect whether the University of Wisconsin–Madison admits a student, an analysis of data from the university and census bureau finds, suggesting that family wealth does not privilege college freshmen in gaining access to the state's flagship public university.

Additional Info

  • Volume or issue no.: La Follette School Working Paper No. 2009-005
  • Author(s): John F. Witte and Barbara Wolfe