University of Wisconsin - Madison
Region: Northern America
Country/Region: United States
Found Year: 1848
Address: 161 Bascom Hall 500 Lincoln Drive
Introduction

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. Spanning 936 acres along the southern shore of Lake Mendota, the campus is located in the City of Madison, Wisconsin, USA.

Academic Ranking of World Universities
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Academic Ranking of World Universities
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2017
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2018
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2019
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2021
Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
All Subjects
Subject
Rank
Best Ranked Subjects
Subject Rank
Environmental Science & Engineering
4
Education
9
Sociology
10
Statistics
12
Communication
14
Mathematics
15
Agricultural Sciences
17
Medical Technology
18
Key Statistics
39282
Total Enrollment
5144(13.1%)
International Students
29016
Undergraduate Enrollment
2677(9.2%)
International Students
10266
Graduate Enrollment
2467(24.0%)
International Students
Programs
Undergraduate Programs
Accounting
Actuarial Science
African Languages and Literature
Afro-American Studies
Agricultural and Applied Economics
Agricultural Business Management
Agronomy
Animal Sciences
Anthropology
Applied Math, Engineering and Physics
Art
Art Education
Art History
Asian Studies
Astronomy-Physics
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
Biochemistry
Biochemistry
Biological Aspects of Conservation
Biological Systems Engineering
Biology
Biology
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Botany
Cartography and Geographic Information Systems
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Chemistry
Chemistry Course
Chinese
Chinese
Civil Engineering
Classical Humanities
Classics
Communication Arts
Communicative Disorders
Communicative Disorders
Community and Environmental Sociology
Community and Nonprofit Leadership
Comparative Literature
Computer Engineering
Computer Sciences
Consumer Affairs
Dairy Science
Dance
Dietetics
Earth Science
Economics
Economics
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
Engineering Mechanics
Engineering Physics
English
English
Entomology
Environmental Sciences
Environmental Sciences
Environmental Studies
Family, Consumer and Community Education
Finance, Investment and Banking
Food Science
Forest Science
French
French
Gender and Women's Studies
Genetics
Geography
Geography
Geological Engineering
Geology and Geophysics
German
German
Hebrew
Hebrew
History
History
History and History of Science, Medicine, and Technology
History of Science, Medicine, and Technology
Horticulture
Human Development and Family Studies
Individual Major
Individual Major
Individual Major
Individual Major
Industrial Engineering
Information Systems
Interior Design
International Business
International Studies
Italian
Italian
Japanese
Japanese
Jewish Studies
Journalism
Kinesiology
Landscape Architecture
Languages and Culture of Asia
Latin
Latin
Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies
Legal Studies
Life Sciences Communication
Linguistics
Management and Human Resources
Marketing
Materials Science and Engineering
Mathematics
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Microbiology and Immunology
Medical Science (no new admissions)
Microbiology
Microbiology
Molecular Biology
Music
Music Education
Natural Science
Naval Science
Nuclear Engineering
Nursing
Nutritional Sciences
Operations and Technology Management
Personal Finance
Pharmacology and Toxicology
Philosophy
Physician Assistant (no new admissions)
Physics
Physics
Plant Pathology
Polish
Polish
Political Science
Political Science
Portuguese
Portuguese
Poultry Science
Psychology
Real Estate and Urban Land Economics
Rehabilitation Psychology
Religious Studies
Retailing
Risk Management and Insurance
Russian
Russian
Scandinavian Studies
Social Studies
Social Welfare
Social Work
Sociology
Sociology
Soil Science
Spanish
Spanish
Special Education
Statistics
Textile and Apparel Design
Theatre and Drama
Theatre and Drama
Wildlife Ecology
Women's Studies
Zoology
Graduate Programs
Actuarial Science (Capstone Certificate)
African Languages and Literature: MA, PHD
African Studies (PhD Minor and Graduate Certificate)
Afro-American Studies: MA
Agricultural and Applied Economics: MA, MS, PHD
Agricultural Engineering
Agricultural Journalism
Agroecology: MS
Agronomy: MS, PHD
Air Resources Management (PhD Minor and Graduate Certificate)
Animal Sciences: MS, PHD
Anthropology: PHD
Architectural History
Art Education: MA, PHD
Art History: MA, PHD
Art: MA, MFA
Astronomy: PHD
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences: MS, PHD
Bacteriology: MA, PHD
Biochemistry: PHD
Bioinformatics (Capstone Certificate)
Bioinformatics (Graduate Certificate)
Biological Systems Engineering: MS, PHD
Biomedical Engineering: MS, PHD
Biometry: MS
Biophysics: PHD
Biostatistics
Biotechnology: MS
Botany: MS, PHD
Business Environment & Social Responsibility (PhD Minor and Graduate Certificate)
Business PHD: PHD
Business: Accounting: MBA
Business: Actuarial Science: MS
Business: Arts Administration: MBA
Business: Finance, Investment, and Banking: MBA, MS
Business: General Management: MBA
Business: Management and Human Resources: MBA
Business: Marketing: MBA
Business: Operations and Technology Management: MBA
Business: Real Estate and Urban Land Economics: MBA
Business: Risk Management and Insurance: MBA
Business: Supply Chain Management: MBA
Cancer Biology: PHD
Cartography and Geographic Information Systems: MS
Cellular and Molecular Biology: PHD
Cellular and Molecular Pathology: PHD
Chemical Engineering: MS, PHD
Chemistry: MS, PHD
Chican@ and Latin@ (PhD Minor)
Chinese: MA, PHD
Civil and Environmental Engineering: MS, PHD
Civilizations and Cultures
Classics: MA, PHD
Clinical Investigation: MS, PHD
Communication Arts: MA, PHD
Communicative Disorders: MS, PHD
Community and Environmental Sociology: MA, PHD
Comparative Biomedical Sciences: MS, PHD
Comparative Literature: MA, PHD
Computer Sciences: MS, PHD
Conservation Biology and Sustainable Development: MS
Consumer Behavior and Family Economics
Consumer Health Advocacy (Capstone Certificate)
Consumer Health Advocacy (Graduate Certificate)
Continuing and Vocational Education
Cooperative Program with UW-Oshkosh
Cooperative Program with UW-Whitewater
Counseling Psychology: PHD
Counseling: MS
Creative Writing: MFA
Culture, History and Environment (PhD Minor and Graduate Certificate)
Curriculum and Instruction: MS, PHD
Dairy Science: MS, PHD
Design Studies
Development: PHD
East Asian Studies (PhD Minor)
Economics: PHD
Education and Mathematics: MA
Educational Administration
Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis: MS, PHD (Specialist Certificate)
Educational Policy Studies: MA, PHD
Educational Psychology: MS, PHD
Electrical Engineering: MS, PHD
Endocrinology - Reproductive Physiology: MS, PHD
Energy Analysis and Policy (Graduate Certificate)
Energy Systems
Engine Systems
Engineering Management Specialization
Engineering Mechanics: MS, PHD
Engineering: MEngr
English Linguistics MA, PHD
English: MA, PHD
Entomology: MS, PHD
Environment and Resources: MS, PHD
Environmental Chemistry and Technology: MS, PHD
Epidemiology
European Studies (Graduate Certificate)
Folklore (PhD Minor)
Food Science: MS, PHD
Forestry: MS, PHD
French Studies (Capstone Certificate)
French Studies (Master of Prof): MFS
French: MA, PHD
Fundamentals of Clinical Research (Capstone Certificate)
Fundamentals of Clinical Research (Graduate Certificate)
Gender and Women's Studies: MA
Genetics: PHD
Geographic Information Systems (Capstone Certificate)
Geography: MS, PHD
Geological Engineering: MS, PHD
Geology: MS, PHD
Geophysics: MS, PHD
German: MA, PHD
Gerontology (Graduate Certificate)
Global Health (Capstone Certificate)
Global Health (Graduate Certificate)
Global Real Estate
Global Studies (PhD Minor)
Greek: MA
Hebrew and Semitic Studies: MA, PHD
History of Medicine (PhD Minor)
History of Science
History of Science, Medicine, and Technology: MA, PHD
History: MA, PHD
Horticulture: MS, PHD
Human Development & Family Studies (PhD Minor)
Human Development and Family Studies
Human Ecology: MFA, MS, PHD
Humans and the Global Envrionment (PhD Minor and Graduate Certificate)
Industrial Engineering: MS, PHD
International Education (PhD Minor)
International Public Affairs
International Public Affairs: MIPA
Italian: MA, PHD
Japanese: MA, PHD
Journalism and Mass Communication: MA, PHD
Kinesiology: MS, PHD
Laboratory Quality Management (Capstone Certificate)
Land Resources
Landscape Architecture: MA, MS
Languages and Cultures of Asia: MA, PHD
Languages and Literatures
Latin American, Caribbean, and Iberian Studies: MA
Latin: MA
Law (PhD Minor)
Library and Information Studies: MA, PHD, Specialist Certificate
Life Sciences Communication: MA, PHD
Limnology and Marine Science: MS, PHD
Linguistics: MA, PHD
Manufacturing Systems Engineering: MS
Mass Comm - Journalism & Mass Communication: PHD
Mass Comm - Life Sciences Communication: PHD
Master Administrator (Capstone Certificate)
Material Culture Studies (Graduate Certificate)
Materials Engineering: MS, PHD
Materials Science: MS, PHD
Mathematics: PHD
Mechanical Engineering: MEngr, MS, PHD
Medical Genetics: MS
Medical Physics: MS, PHD
Medieval Studies (Graduate Certificate)
Metallurgical Engineering
Microbiology: PHD
Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology: PHD
Molecular and Environmental Toxicology: MS, PHD
Music: Education: MM
Music: MA, PHD
Music: Performance: MM, DMA
Neuroscience: PHD
Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics: MS, PHD
Nursing: DNP
Nursing: MS, DNP, PHD
Nutritional Sciences: MS, PHD
Occupational Therapy: MA, PHD
Oncology
Patient Safety (Graduate Certificate)
Pharmaceutical Sciences: PHD
Pharmacy: MS
Philosophy: MA, PHD
Physics: MA, MS, PHD
Physiology: PHD
Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics: MS, PHD
Plant Pathology: MS, PHD
Political Science: PHD
Polymer Science
Population Health: MS, PHD
Portuguese: MA, PHD
Prevention and Intervention Science (PhD Minor and Graduate Certificate)
Print Culture History (PhD Minor)
Professional Practice
Psychology: PHD
Public Affairs: MPA
Rehabilitation Psychology: MA, MS, PHD
Religious Studies
Religious Studies (PhD Minor)
Rural Sociology
Russian
Russian, East European, and Central Asian Studies: MA
Scandinavian Studies: MA, PHD
Science and Technology Studies (PhD Minor)
Science Education: MS
Second Language Acquisition: PHD
Slavic Languages and Literatures: PHD
Social and Administrative Sciences in Pharmacy: MS, PHD
Social Welfare: PHD, MSW
Social Work: MSW, PHD
Sociology: MS, PHD
Soil Science: MS, PHD
Southeast Asian Studies: MA
Spanish: MA, PHD
Special Education: MA, MS, PHD
Statistics: MS, PHD
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (Graduate Certificate)
Technical Communication (Graduate Certificate)
Technical Japanese
Textiles & Design
Theatre and Drama: MA, MFA, PHD
Therapeutic Science: MS, PhD
Transportation Management and Policy (Graduate Certificate)
Type 2 Translational Research (Capstone Certificate)
Type 2 Translational Research (Graduate Certificate)
Urban & Regional Planning: MS, PHD
Veterinary Science
Water Chemistry
Water Resources Management: MS
Wildlife Ecology: MS, PHD
Women's Studies (PhD Minor and Graduate Certificate)
Zoology: MA, MS, PHD