Whether your career goal is to do research that will advance global knowledge or to hold a leadership position in your field with government or industry, UW–Madison is a great place to start. Our graduate programs attract students of diverse cultural backgrounds and more than 2,900 of our current graduate students hail from around the globe – China, India, Korea, Turkey, Taiwan, Iran, Germany, Nigeria, Australia, Brazil and a host of other countries.
UW–Madison ranks 10th among public institutions in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2022-23 edition of America’s Best Colleges. Graduate programs at UW–Madison consistently earn high rankings from U.S. News & World Report, including some top-ranked programs in the nation. In addition, UW–Madison ranks 8th in the national research rankings for public and private universities.
Explore our programs to find the best fit for you. You’ll find UW–Madison to be an excellent choice for graduate study.
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