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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Location University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison United States
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Ranking

# =83

QS World University Rankings
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2

Undergraduate programs
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26

Postgraduate programs
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is a public research university with a 378 hectare campus which contains a hospital, botanical gardens, an on-campus dairy farm and a music hall. The US university enjoys a very good academic reputation and a very high level of research, and was ranked among the top 100 universities in the world for employability in the Graduate Employability Rankings 2017, partly due to its impressive alumni outcomes. The university ranks among the top 20 universities in the world in the  QS World University Rankings by Subject for:  
  • Geography 
  • History 
  • Chemical engineering 
  • Agriculture and forestry 
  • Communication and media studies 
  • Education and training 
  • Sociology 
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is a public research university with a 378 hectare campus which contains a hospital, botanical gardens, an on-campus dairy farm and a music hall. The US university enjoys a very good academic reputation and a very high level of research, and was ranked among the top 100 universities in the world for employability in the Graduate Employability Rankings 2017, partly due to its impressive alumni outcomes. The university ranks among the top 20 universities in the world in the  QS World University Rankings by Subject for:  
  • Geography 
  • History 
  • Chemical engineering 
  • Agriculture and forestry 
  • Communication and media studies 
  • Education and training 
  • Sociology 

Rankings & ratings

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #38
  • 2014
    #37
  • 2015
    #=41
  • 2016
    #54
  • 2017
    #=53
  • 2018
    #55
  • 2019
    #53
  • 2020
    #56
  • 2021
    #65
  • 2022
    #=75
  • 2023
    #=83

Ranking criteria

63.7
Overall
82.4
Academic Reputation
48.1
Employer Reputation
70.6
Faculty Student Ratio
41.9
Citations per Faculty
37.7
International Faculty Ratio
23.8
International Students Ratio
93.2
International Research Network
84.6
Employment Outcomes

Available programs

The University of Wisconsin-Madison offers over 200 undergraduate majors, with an average class size of 20 students, including:  

  • African languages and literature
  • Jewish studies 
  • Classical humanities
  • Neurobiology 
  • Dairy science
  • English
  • Poultry science 

The University of Wisconsin-Madison offers a range of graduate programs, including master’s degrees and PhDs in:

  • Air resource management 
  • Global health 
  • Mass communications
  • Social welfare
  • Wildlife ecology 
  • Soil science

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