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University of Wisconsin-Madison


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University of Wisconsin-Madison
500 Lincoln Dr, Madison, WI 53706-1380
General Information608-262-1234
ChancellorCarolyn (Biddy) Martin
TypePublic, 4-year or above
Awards OfferedBachelor's degree, Doctor's degree - research/scholarship, Master's degree, Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus SettingCity, Midsize
Campus HousingYes
Student Population 42,180 (30,170 undergraduate)
Student-to-Faculty Ratio22 to 1

Mission Statement

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is Wisconsin's comprehensive teaching and research university with a statewide- national- and international mission- offering programs at the undergraduate- graduate- and professional levels in a wide range of fields- while engaging in extensive scholarly research- continuing adult education- and public service. The primary purpose of the University of Wisconsin-Madison is to provide a learning environment in which faculty- staff- and students can discover- examine critically- preserve- and transmit the knowledge- wisdom- and values that will help ensure the survival of this and future generations and improve the quality of life for all. The University seeks to help students to develop an understanding and appreciation for the complex cultural and physical worlds in which they live and to realize their highest potential of intellectual- physical- and human development. It also seeks to attract and serve students from diverse social- economic- and ethnic backgrounds and to be sensitive and responsive to those groups which have been underserved by higher education.
Special Learning Opportunities Religious Affiliation
ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
Study abroad
Teacher certification
Not applicable
Student Services Undergraduates registered as students with disabilities
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
3 percent or less
Credit Accepted  
Dual credit
Advanced placement credits
Faculty and Graduate Assistants Full-timePart-time
Total Faculty 3,086949
Instructional 2,131717
Research and Public Service 955232
Total Graduate Assistants -5,022
Instructional -1,980
Research and Public Service -3,042