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The University of Wisconsin-Madison is known as one of America's 'Public Ivy' universities.

It is the flagship campus of the University of Wisconsin system.

You will complete Years 3 and 4 of your degree at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. This means you'll graduate from here!

UW–Madison essentials

Key facts

Location: Madison, Wisconsin

Founded: 1848

Total student enrollments: 43,338

Type of institution: Public

Degree levels: Undergraduate / Graduate

Student-instructor ratio: 18:1

Campus: 936 acres

Rankings

According to U.S. News & World Report:

#49 National Universities

#12 Best Public School

#10 in Marketing

#14 Best Undergraduate Teaching

#14 Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs

Schools and Faculties

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Wisconsin School of Business

School of Education

College of Engineering

School of Human Ecology

College of Letters & Science

School of Nursing

School of Pharmacy

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Sports

The University has a stadium for 80,000 people!

Sports available include:

  • Basketball
  • American football
  • Golf
  • Ice hockey
  • Rowing
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Diving
  • Tennis
  • Track and field
  • Wrestling

Alumni

Madison alumni include 33 Pulitzer prize winners.

Notable public figures include:

  • Author Joyce Carol Oates
  • Former US Vice President Dick Cheney
  • Aviator Charles Lindbergh
  • Naturalist John Muir
  • Architect Frank Lloyd Wright

Safe and welcoming

  • Madison is often counted amongst the best places to live in the US.
  • It is a progressive and open-minded place that welcomes people of all cultures.
  • Ranked #4 safest city in America based on FBI crime statistics.

Renowned college town

  • Students and university faculty make up over 30% of Madison's population.
  • It’s ranked 3rd in Best College Reviews '50 best college towns in America'.

Thriving economy

  • 50% of residents over 25 hold a bachelor's degree.
  • Large employers include Google and Microsoft.

Beautiful location

  • Historic downtown.
  • 200 miles of scenic biking and hiking trails just outside the city.
"I feel that my dream is coming true."
Chanwoong Jhon
University of Wisconsin–Madison
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The Kings Admissions Team