UW-Madison is planning to enroll 500 fewer freshman students for next fall as it seeks to balance out a larger-than-planned class this fall.

University admissions is aiming for a freshman class size of 8,100 in 2023, UW-Madison spokesperson John Lucas said. It’s a similar goal to what UW-Madison hoped to enroll for this year’s freshman class, before a larger yield rate of enrolled students stymied plans and led to a record-breaking class size of 8,628.

Whether UW-Madison stays on target will be better known next spring. Prospective students have until mid-January to apply, and must decide whether to enroll by the end of March.

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