UW-Madison makes Forbes Top 10 for public colleges

July 13, 2016 By Käri Knutson

Forbes magazine has once again ranked UW–Madison as one of its Top Colleges in the United States. The university rose to 10th among public colleges, up from 11th last year, and 69th overall for the second year in a row.

The ninth annual list includes 660 schools across the country. Forbes also ranks UW–Madison 34th among research universities and 10th in the Midwest.

“The school is consistently one of the highest ranking public schools in the nation that draws top high school students far past state lines,” Forbes says.

The rankings, compiled for Forbes by the Center for College Affordability and Productivity, focus on outcomes. Factors used to calculate the rankings include student satisfaction, postgraduate success, student debt, graduation rate and academic success.

 

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