Strengths build on one another at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Graduate School. World-class education combines with a powerful research engine and talented people at UW-Madison to create an engaged community of scholars uncovering new knowledge.
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University of Wisconsin-Madison Graduate School
Advancing Knowledge through Education and Research
The combination of a superb graduate education and one of the world’s most successful research enterprises is the signature of the Graduate School at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Graduate School Fast Facts:
Vice Chancellor for Research and Dean of the Graduate School Martin Cadwallader
Academic Offerings 142 programs at the master’s level (fall 2012) 108 programs at the doctoral level (fall 2012) 40 of our Ph.D. programs were rated in the top 10 of their field by the National Research Council (2010)
Students Total students enrolled: 9,421 (fall 2012) International students: 2,374 (Fall 2012)
Graduate Student Direct Support Direct support to graduate students provided through the Graduate School for research assistantships and fellowships exceeded $17 million in 2012. Overall, approximately 80% of full-time graduate students are funded, providing tuition remission, health insurance, and a stipend. In fall semester of 2012, teaching assistants participated in teaching 8,813 course sections, and research assistants support the research efforts of 998 federal grants.
Graduate School Research Centers The Graduate School is also home to a variety of multidisciplinary centers and institutes that generate research funding of more than $160 million each year.