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UW–Madison ranks 39th in worldwide reputation

February 14, 2024

The rankings are based on the world’s largest invitation-only opinion survey of senior, published academics who were asked to name, at most, 15 universities that they believe are the best in both research and teaching in their field.

UW–Madison remains 8th in research ranking, surpasses $1.5 billion in research expenditures 

November 30, 2023

The NSF today released its Higher Education Research and Development (HERD) data showing a 10% increase in research expenditures at UW–Madison over the previous fiscal year, or more than $143 million for the period covering July 2021 and the end of June 2022.

UW–Madison is 35th in 2024 U.S. News ‘Best Colleges’ rankings

September 18, 2023

It is UW–Madison’s highest overall U.S. News ranking in the past 15 years, and the fifth year in a row that the university has moved up — advancing 14 places since ranking 49th in 2019.

UW–Madison again scores high in several rankings

August 23, 2023

“Unsurprisingly for a school with about 47,000 students — over 34,000 of them undergraduates — opportunities abound at the University of Wisconsin–Madison,” Money Magazine writes.

UW–Madison graduate programs excel in U.S. News guide 

April 25, 2023

Highlights include the School of Education ranking third; the School of Veterinary Medicine, seventh (three-way tie); the Wisconsin School of Business full-time MBA, 40th; and computer science, 12th.

UW–Madison moves up U.S. News list, ranked 38th overall and 10th best public

September 12, 2022

The rankings, released today, include 440 national doctoral universities and are in the 2022-2023 edition of America’s Best Colleges.

UW–Madison ranks highly worldwide, also named a Best Value College

August 18, 2022

It ranks 33rd in the world and 23rd in the United States in the Academic Ranking of World Universities. It is the third-highest ranked Big Ten school.

UW–Madison performs well in global subject rankings

July 19, 2022

Subjects in which UW–Madison placed in the top 20 include environmental science and engineering, communication, education, statistics, sociology, agricultural sciences and mathematics.

UW–Madison online graduate engineering programs rank in top 10

February 1, 2022

This is the eleventh year in a row that the online engineering programs, offered through the College of Engineering’s Interdisciplinary Professional Programs, have been highly ranked among a competitive field of engineering and online programs.

UW–Madison performs well in recent rankings

November 2, 2021

UW–Madison is again being recognized as one of the world’s top learning institutions this year, placing 35th in the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings.

UW–Madison 13th among public universities in Wall Street Journal rankings

September 21, 2021

The rankings are based on 15 key indicators that assess colleges in four areas: outcomes, resources, engagement and environment.

UW-Madison ranked 42nd overall and 14th best public college by U.S. News

September 13, 2021

The annual report also gave UW–Madison high rankings in undergraduate engineering, business, computer science programs and nursing. 

UW–Madison ranked first among public universities by Washington Monthly

August 30, 2021

“The Monthly’s rankings are crafted to push institutions of higher learning to be engines of upward mobility, scientific progress, and democratic participation,” the magazine explains.

UW–Madison moves up in worldwide ranking of universities

August 16, 2021

The university has risen to 31st in the world and 21st in the United States in the Academic Ranking of World Universities. UW–Madison is the second-highest ranked Big Ten school, behind only the University of Michigan.

UW–Madison 13th among public universities in Wall Street Journal rankings

September 18, 2020

Overall, the university has risen to 65th among 797 public and private colleges in the latest Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education rankings.

U.S. News rankings: UW–Madison rises to 42nd overall, 13th best public college

September 13, 2020

Highly ranked programs include business, computer science, insurance/risk management and engineering. UW–Madison was also recognized for "best value" and "best for veterans."

UW–Madison moves up in Washington Monthly, Times Higher Ed rankings

September 2, 2020

Washington Monthly’s annual list is based on research, social mobility, and community and national service. THE's rankings measure teaching, research, citations, industry income and international outlook.

UW–Madison performs well in worldwide ranking of universities

August 16, 2020

The University of Wisconsin–Madison is once again ranked highly in the Academic Ranking of World Universities, coming in at 32nd in the world and 23rd in the United States.