Points of pride

Nation’s best graduate schools, 2020

U.S. News & World Report 

Top
10

in national research spending every year since 1972

15th best public university in the U.S., 2019
U.S. News & World Report 

Top 30
best global university, 2019

U.S. News & World Report 

Rank #1
for volunteer-producing schools, Peace Corps

6th in research expenditures, 2019
National Science Foundation  

Top 10

in producing Fortune 500 CEOs

Best value college, 2019
Princeton Review 

20

Nobel Prizes awarded to UW faculty and alumni

4

LGBTQ grad and professional organizations

40

Pulitzer Prize winners

362

UW related startups in Wisconsin as of 2019

Discovered vitamins in the 1910s, cultivated embryonic stem cells in the 1990s and helped unearth a human species in the 2010s

400,000+

strong alumni network around the globe

$15 billion
economic impact across Wisconsin
UW–Madison’s impact 

7,000+
international students annually

Within five years of graduation, Badgers from
1/3 of undergraduate majors
have median earnings of
$60,000+

Universally accessible educational community for 2,200 disabled students annually

UW-Madison Memorial Union Sunburst chair icon

1,000
outdoor seats at the Memorial Union Terrace

Multicultural Graduate Network focused on graduates of color

Member:
National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity


Support and fellowships provided to underrepresented graduate students