United States of America - Wisconsin

top General Information


Street:500 Lincoln Drive



Post Code:53706-1380


Institution Funding



Founded 1848. With the passage of a Federal Act 1862, UW-Madison became one of the nation's first Land-Grant Colleges, establishing a tradition of research in Agriculture and Life Sciences. The largest Institution in the University of Wisconsin System.

Academic Year

September to May (September-December; January-May)

Admission Requirements

Graduation from high school or equivalent and College Board SAT or ACT examination. TOEFL test for foreign students

Tuition Fees

National:In-State residents, 10,410 per annum; Out-of-State residents, c.26,660. (USD)



Accrediting Agency

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Rebecca Blank

Job title:Chancellor

top Divisions

College : Agricultural and Life Sciences

Fields of study:Agricultural Economics, Agronomy, Animal Husbandry, Biochemistry, Biology, Dairy, Entomology, Farm Management

College : Engineering

Fields of study:Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geological Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Marine Science and Oceanography, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

College : Letters and Science

Fields of study:Literature, Natural Sciences

Department/Division : International Studies

Fields of study:International Studies

Institute : Environmental Studies

Fields of study:Environmental Studies

More details:Nelson

School : Business

Fields of study:Accountancy, Actuarial Science, Business Administration, Finance, Management, Marketing

School : Education

Fields of study:Art Education, Curriculum, Dance, Education, Educational and Student Counselling, Educational Psychology

School : Human Ecology

Fields of study:Consumer Studies, Family Studies

School : Journalism and Mass Communication

Fields of study:Journalism, Mass Communication

School : Law

Fields of study:Law

School : Library and Information Sciences

Fields of study:Library Science

School : Medicine and Public Health

Fields of study:Medicine, Public Health

School : Music

Fields of study:Music

School : Nursing

Fields of study:Nursing

School : Pharmacy

Fields of study:Pharmacy

School : Public Affairs

Fields of study:Public Administration

School : Social Work

Fields of study:Social Work

School : Veterinary Science

Fields of study:Veterinary Science

top Degrees

Bachelor's Degree

Fields of study:Business Administration, Fine Arts, Fine Arts

Master's Degree

Fields of study:Business Administration, Engineering, Fine Arts, Fine Arts, Law, Physical Therapy

Doctor's Degrees (Professional Practice)

Fields of study:Animal Husbandry, Law, Medicine, Pharmacy, Veterinary Science

Doctor's Degree (Research/Scholarship)

Fields of study:Music


Doctorates (PhD) awarded in 130 fields of study

top Academic Periodicals


On Wisconsin

Main Press

University Press

Updated on 13-04-2015