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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.

UW Hospitals again ranked No. 1 in Wisconsin

July 28, 2020

For the ninth year in a row, U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals" ranked University of Wisconsin Hospitals, which includes University Hospital and UW Health at The American Center, as No. 1 in Wisconsin.

UW-Madison again scores highly in world university rankings

June 8, 2020

The Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) uses seven indicators to rank the world’s universities without relying on surveys and university data submissions.

UW-Madison graduate schools score highly in 2021 rankings

March 17, 2020

Highlights include the School of Education ranking fourth nationwide (tied for first among public universities), and the School of Pharmacy ranking seventh.

UW-Madison named a 2020 Best Value College

February 4, 2020

The school is one of 200 included in the 2020 edition of "The Best Value Colleges: 200 Schools with Exceptional ROI for Your Tuition Investment."