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.
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:
Interim Dean of the Graduate School Wendy Crone
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: 9462 (Fall 2013) International students: 2519 (Fall 2013)
Graduate Student Direct Support Direct support to graduate students provided by WARF funds through the Graduate School as fellowships and expenditures on faculty grants for research assistantships exceeded $19 million in 2013. Over 80% of full-time doctoral students receive funding, including tuition remission, health insurance, and a stipend, for their first four years. In the fall semester of 2012, teaching assistants participated in teaching 8,813 course sections, and research assistants support the research efforts of 998 federal grants.