University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, USA

Madison, USA

  • 1848

    Established
  • 4000

    International Students
  • 16

    No. of Programs
  • 56

    QS World University Rankings
  • NO

    Scholarship
  • Yes

    Hostel Accomodation

Overview

History, Affiliations & Rankings

The University of Wisconsin is a public research university, founded in 1848 when Wisconsin achieved statehood. It is located in Madison, Wisconsin and is recognised as one of the prominent universities of the world. It is ranked 65th in the 2022 edition of QS World University Rankings and 49th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021. For 2020, the university shared the 37th rank among global universities by U.S. News & World Report. Nationally, Washington Monthly ranked UW-Madison 4th in its 2020 rankings and the Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked it 21st in 2021.

Infrastructure, Campus & Courses

The university’s main campus spreads across an area of 936 acres. It has 13 schools and colleges where approximately 45,000 students are enrolled in different undergraduate and postgraduate courses. More than 9,000 courses are offered at the university including 200+ undergraduate majors and certificate courses and 250+ masters and doctoral courses.  The university has more than 2,000 expert faculty who help the students in their personal and academic growth. The average class size at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is 31 and has its own botanical gardens, hospital, recreation facilities, food service, public artworks, an on-campus dairy plant and power facilities.

Accomplishments & Alumni

The University of Wisconsin-Madison has dedicated 50 years to studying poverty and social inequality. The research work undertaken by the university is outstanding and is ranked 8th in the volume of research done by the university. One of the biggest achievements of the university was the 9 noble prizes awarded to the faculty and alumni of the university. The awards have been received in the fields of medicine, physics, physiology, chemistry, literature and economics. The University of Wisconsin-Madison is one of the only three public universities in the top 10 list of colleges to produce the most Fortune 500 CEOs. The alumni of the university are strong businessmen, engineers and professionals who hold an international reputation which includes names like John Muir, Frank Lloyd Wright, Elmer McCollum, Charles Lindbergh, Laurel Clark, to name a few.

Student Diversity & Visiting Companies

The number of international students at UW-Madison is around 4,000 and they come from across 130 countries. The university has a very diverse range of students belonging to different cultures and regions. Outstanding research, internship, international programme and opportunities offered at the university help the students excel at both intellectual and professional levels. Additionally, the university has a team of dedicated professionals who help students inculcate a positive approach towards life and reshape themselves the way they look at the world for the betterment of society. 

University of Wisconsin-Madison Facts & Highlights

Type of University 

Public, Coed

Average Annual Tuition Fee

Bachelors: $38,654 (2021-22)

Masters: $25,548 (2021-22)

Admission Intakes

Fall & Spring  

Average GPA Requirement

3.86

Average Exam Score Requirement

SAT - 1290; ACT - 30; IELTS - 6.5; TOEFL - 80; GRE - 320; GMAT - 649

Admission Requirements

Academic Transcript, LOR, SOP

Admissions Deadlines

Spring Regular Decision: October 1

Fall Early Action: November 1

Fall Regular Decision: February 1

Percentage of International Students

14%

Size of Campus (in acres)

936 

Alumni Worldwide 

450k+

Female to Male Ratio

51 : 49

Average Salary after 10 Years

$54,000 (Annual)

University of Wisconsin-Madison Rankings 

Ranked  by 

2022

2021

2020

2019 

ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Universities Rankings

NA

31

32

27

QS - World University Ranking

75

65

56

53

THE (Times Higher Education) - University Ranking

58

49

51

43

US News & World Report - Global Universities

NA  

41

37

NA

US News & World Report - National University Ranking

42

42

46

49

University of Wisconsin-Madison Subject Rankings 

Ranked  by 

2022

2021

2020

2019  

QS- Business & Management 

NA  

151- 200

151- 200

151- 200

QS - Global MBA

101- 110

100

77

92 

QS - Accounting & Finance 

NA  

88

101-150

101-150

THE (Times Higher Education) - Business and Economics

NA 

47

48

36

US News & World Report - Graduate Business School

42 

37

37

NA  

Computer Science

Ranked  by 

2022

2021

2020

2019 

QS- Computer Science & Information Systems 

NA  

89

51- 100

51- 100

THE (Times Higher Education) - Computer Science

NA 

44

44

50

Engineering 

Ranked  by 

2022

2021

2020

2019 

QS- Engineering & Technology 

NA 

91

88

83 

QS- Engineering (Mechanical) 

NA

107

101- 150 

101- 150 

QS- Engineering (Chemical) 

NA  

17

21

18

QS- Electrical & Electronics Engineering 

NA  

86 

51- 100

51- 100

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Campus Location

University of Wisconsin-Madison

702 West Johnson Street, Suite 1101, Madison, Wisconsin 53715-1007

https://grad.wisc.edu/admissions/internationalfinancial/ | 608-262-2433 | admissions@grad.wisc.edu

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