University of Wisconsin, Madison
University of Wisconsin, Madison

Continente: North America

Country: United States

Address: Union South, 1308 W. Dayton St, Madison, Wisconsin, 53715-1149, United States

Web Site: www.wisc.edu



About University of Wisconsin, Madison:

The University of Wisconsin–Madison (also known as University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin, UW, or regionally as UW–Madison, or simply Madison) is a public research university in Madison, Wisconsin, United States. Founded when Wisconsin achieved statehood in 1848, UW–Madison is the official state university of Wisconsin, and the flagship campus of the University of Wisconsin System. It was the first public university established in Wisconsin and remains the oldest and largest public university in the state. It became a land-grant institution in 1866. The 933-acre (378 ha) main campus includes four National Historic Landmarks. UW–Madison is organized into 20 schools and colleges, which enrolled 29,536 undergraduate and 13,802 graduate students, and granted 6,902 bachelor's, 2,134 master's and 1,506 doctorate degrees in 2014–2015. The University employs over 21,600 faculty and staff. Its comprehensive academic program offers 136 undergraduate majors, along with 148 master's degree programs and 120 doctoral programs. The UW is one of America's Public Ivy universities, which refers to top public universities in the United States capable of providing a collegiate experience comparable with the Ivy League. UW–Madison is also categorized as a Doctoral University with the Highest Research Activity in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. In 2012, it had research expenditures of more than $1.1 billion, the third highest among universities in the country. Wisconsin is a founding member of the Association of American Universities. The Wisconsin Badgers compete in 25 intercollegiate sports in the NCAA Division I Big Ten Conference and have won 28 national championships.



World University Rankings

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World University Rankings 20 21 25 20 22 22 21 23 28 28 30 34

ByField

Field 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Agriculture - 5 5 5 7 8 6 11 12 8 12 15
Engineering - 46 46 44 44 46 46 69 82 91 85 94
Life Sciences - 26 34 27 28 28 27 29 33 35 33 34
Clinical Medicine - 30 47 42 57 48 47 58 64 63 70 78
Natural Sciences - 23 20 18 29 21 15 21 29 32 30 35
Social Sciences - 10 19 17 19 20 17 21 23 24 30 29

BySubject

Subject 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Agricultural Sciences - - - - 5 8 10 12 13 14 19 24
Chemistryical Engineering - - - 86 48 65 66 67 74 69 91 105
Chemistry - - - 30 31 31 31 33 35 40 45 46
Civil Engineering - - - 20 29 53 53 59 68 93 105 95
Computer Science - - - 70 91 76 59 72 69 64 56 99
Electrical Engineering - - - 26 31 34 35 43 58 75 68 81
Environment / Ecology - - - - 9 15 13 13 15 12 17 19
Geosciences - - - 14 24 24 19 20 29 25 27 26
Materials Science - - - 70 68 64 74 84 91 87 96 101
Mathematics - - - 12 13 13 14 21 23 21 12 22
Mechanical Engineering - - - 56 63 75 75 93 65 90 108 118
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - - - - 30 36 47 60 59 60 51
Physics - - - 31 37 28 16 24 35 35 38 46
Plant & Animal Science - - - - 9 12 10 14 12 12 13 16