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University of Wisconsin-Madison Undergraduate

In achievement and prestige, the University of Wisconsin-Madison has long been recognized as one of America's great universities. A public, land-grant institution, UW-Madison offers a complete spectrum of liberal arts studies, professional programs and student activities. Many of its programs are...
In achievement and prestige, the University of Wisconsin-Madison has long been recognized as one of America's great universities. A public, land-grant institution, UW-Madison offers a complete spectrum of liberal arts studies, professional programs and student activities. Many of its programs are hailed as world leaders in instruction, research and public service. Origins The university traces its roots to a clause in the Wisconsin Constitution, which decreed that the state should have a prominent public university. In 1848, Nelson Dewey, Wisconsin's first governor, signed the act that formally created the university, and its first class, with 17 students, met in a Madison school building on February 5, 1849. From those humble beginnings, the university has grown into a large, diverse community, with about 40,000 students enrolled each year. These students represent every state in the nation, as well as countries from around the globe, making for a truly international population. Mission UW-Madison is the oldest and largest campus in the University of Wisconsin System, a statewide network of 13 comprehensive universities, 13 freshman-sophomore transfer colleges and an extension service. One of two doctorate-granting universities in the system, UW-Madison's specific mission is to provide "a learning environment in which faculty, staff and...
This institute is rated 5 Stars based on 5 categories.
Research
5 Star
Facilities
5 Star
Internationalization
5 Star
Innovation
5 Star
Specialist Criteria
5 Star
This institute is rated 5 Stars based on 5 categories.
Research
5 Star
Facilities
5 Star
Internationalization
5 Star
Innovation
5 Star
Specialist Criteria
5 Star

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TOPUNIVERSITIES Rankings

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World University Rankings 2014/15
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