Brief background

The University of Wisconsin was the first public university of Wisconsin and is the oldest and largest public university in the state. This university was established in 1848 with a huge campus that includes four National Historic Landmarks. The university offers 120 doctoral programs, 148 master’s degree program,s and 120 doctoral programs for the students.


The University of Wisconsin Madison ranking is #65 in the QS Global World Ranking 2021. Whereas, the Times Higher Education's World University Rankings have placed the university at 49th position in the World University Rankings 2021, 65th in the US College Rankings 2021, and 33rd in the World Reputation Rankings 2020.

Acceptance Rate

The University of Wisconsin-Madison acceptance rate is around 51.7%. Its acceptance rate for Indian students is around 17%.


The university is spread over 936-acres and the campus area is surrounded by buildings and lush greenery. Lakeshore Nature Preserve gives an opportunity to the students and faculty to interact with nature and also access the nearby lecture halls, laboratories, and playing fields as well.

Residing Options 

This university provides residence halls, apartments for the students to live within the campus. Residence halls are equipped with all the services, resources, and support that students need while living on the campus premises. They can develop friendships, plan events whenever they want by forming a group, Apartment buildings are built on the 83 acres of green space of the campus.


The faculty members of Wisconsin university are well-known researchers and here they get the opportunity to enrich the lives of students with their knowledge and leadership skills. Faculty members are also consultants at various big branded companies, federal organizations and are high-level appointees as well. 


The University of Wisconsin-Madison tuition fees for Indian students is around $25,000 annually. The annual off-campus living cost is around $6000.

Financial Aid 

There is Bucky’s Tuition Promise program for the students of Wisconsin university that guarantees scholarships and grants for them. It also promises a period of free tuition and segregated fees to fresh students whose family income is less than $56,000.

Jobs and placements 

The University of Wisconsin–Madison (also known as University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin, UW, or regionally as UW–Madison, or simply Madison) is a public research university in Madison, Wisconsin, United States. The average salary of girls lie between $40,596 - $85,081, while boys earned between $48,739 - $105,408. Top recruiters for the university include General Electric Co (GE); General Electric (GE) Healthcare; UW - Madison; 3M Company; Target Corporation and UW Hospital. The salary range for Master of Science (MS) is $50,448 - $99,643. General Electric Co (GE) pays between $58,734 - $124,140. Salary range of 3M Company - $65,197 - $102,765. The most popular job profiles among the university alumni are Software Engineer; Mechanical Engineer; Project Manager; Project Engineer; Research Scientist; Electrical Engineer; Software Developer. 


Some of the famous alumni include - Theodore Schultz, M.S., recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in Economics, 1979, Carol Bartz, former CEO of Yahoo!, former chairman of the board, president and CEO of Autodesk Inc., David J. Lesar, chairman, president, and CEO of Halliburton Energy Service and Robert D. McFadden, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist.


Students who enroll in the University of Wisconsin for higher studies learn a lot of things that are useful for their bright future.


The campus of UW-Madison is approximately 80 miles from Milwaukee, 90 miles from Dubuque, 140 miles from Green Bay and La Crosse, 150 miles from Chicago, and 270 miles from Minneapolis. There are several major freeways available to the town: I-39, I-90, and I-94.
Dane County Regional Airport, situated just 10 minutes from the campus, provides flights to and from many main locations across the nation through a variety of domestic operators with non-stop flights.
Madison and the UW campus are also served by several bus lines and motor coach businesses. To and from Madison, Greyhound provides daily service. Daily service to and from Milwaukee is offered by Badger Coaches. And Van Galder Bus Company provides daily round-trip service from campus to downtown Chicago, O'Hare, and Midway Airports for those traveling to or from Chicago.
The Madison Associated Students (ASM) bus pass program offers free Madison Metro bus passes to all UW-Madison learners paying segregated charges. The free bus pass is suitable for unlimited rides anywhere in the town on the local Madison Metro bus system.
Madison is a bike-friendly town, and there's no exception to the UW-Madison campus. Biking is a wonderful way to get around. Parking a bike on campus is easy and nearly all buildings have tracks.
B-cycle is a lease program for short-term bicycles. Throughout the campus and the town, there are several B-cycle stations. The Red Bike Project is a lease program for long-term bikes. Red Bike program provides refurbished bicycles (painted red, of course) that can be used free of charge on campus and around the community!
Walking is an optimal way to get around and experience the beauty of the campus. Including the picturesque Lakeshore Path, there are many roads and footpaths.
Take the Lightway Walking Path at night. There are over 60 emergency phones situated across the campus which can be used in the event of an emergency. Most emergency phones are marked "911-Emergency" and have a blue light above them. SAFEwalk can be used when traveling at night in the campus.
Not only this, there are lots of great restaurants, an active theater community, tons of music, and shopping places, making the UW-Madison campus an ideal place to study.

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