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University of Wisconsin-Madison Reviews

Based on 96 Reviews
500 Lincoln Dr Madison, WI
College Review
Career PreparationA-
Students and CultureA
FacilitiesA
Activities and GroupsA
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Excellent
Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at University of Wisconsin-Madison

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
5
1
3
African-American/black Studies
9
3
Anthropology
63
7
4
Asian Studies/civilization
39
Chinese Language and Literature
22
2
2
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
24
0
2
Comparative Literature
3
3
1
Counseling Psychology
14
2
Educational Psychology
31
11
Family and Community Services
48
History, General
200
14
20
Human Development and Family Studies, General
116
International Relations and Affairs
18
International/global Studies
155
Jewish/judaic Studies
2
Latin American and Caribbean Studies
28
1
Library and Information Science
88
0
Linguistics
21
5
3
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other
5
0
5
Philosophy
62
8
6
Political Science and Government, General
330
6
11
Psychology, General
328
19
9
Public Policy Analysis, General
40
Religion/religious Studies
17
Rural Sociology
39
0
Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies
6
Scandinavian Studies
7
0
2
Social Work
90
172
4
Sociology
164
7
26
South Asian Studies
22
3
0
Southeast Asian Studies
2
Women's Studies
48
5
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Actuarial Science
63
0
Astronomy
4
3
Astrophysics
12
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
21
12
4
Biochemistry
158
1
15
Biology/biological Sciences, General
518
Biometry/biometrics
1
Biophysics
1
3
Biotechnology
24
Botany/plant Biology
11
2
3
Chemistry, General
68
30
54
Chemistry, Other
1
Conservation Biology
33
Endocrinology
1
1
Engineering Physics/applied Physics
9
Entomology
5
7
3
Environmental Chemistry
3
2
Epidemiology
1
Genetics, General
77
3
4
Geography
46
3
5
Geology/earth Science, General
52
11
4
Geophysics and Seismology
3
0
Human/medical Genetics
6
Mathematics, General
166
31
15
Microbiology and Immunology
27
0
Microbiology, General
87
12
9
Molecular Biochemistry
0
Molecular Biology
26
1
24
Neuroscience
0
12
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
2
4
Oncology and Cancer Biology
2
8
Pathology/experimental Pathology
0
4
Physics, General
43
8
35
Physiology, General
0
1
Plant Pathology/phytopathology
7
6
3
Statistics, General
42
12
13
Zoology/animal Biology
120
1
8
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
152
88
Business Administration and Management, General
130
5
Business/commerce, General
83
11
Consumer Economics
18
Development Economics and International Development
0
Economics, General
545
71
27
Family and Consumer Sciences/human Sciences, General
0
16
4
Finance, General
235
34
Financial Planning and Services
31
Insurance
71
3
International Business/trade/commerce
31
Marketing/marketing Management, General
188
32
Operations Management and Supervision
36
9
Real Estate
60
21
Retailing and Retail Operations
62
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
8
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
78
41
15
Biotechnology
24
Chemical Engineering
76
4
30
City/urban, Community and Regional Planning
22
2
Civil Engineering, General
95
28
10
Computer Engineering, General
66
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
79
136
42
Engineering
53
Engineering Mechanics
22
6
2
Engineering, Other
1
Environmental Science
33
Environmental Studies
106
Environmental Toxicology
0
4
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering
0
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
16
4
Geological/geophysical Engineering
34
3
0
Industrial Engineering
79
54
10
Land Use Planning and Management/development
15
14
Landscape Architecture
23
4
Materials Engineering
25
20
10
Mechanical Engineering
222
46
25
Natural Resources/conservation, General
7
Nuclear Engineering
31
33
11
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
0
Applied Mathematics, General
11
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
38
6
7
Art Teacher Education
3
1
Art/art Studies, General
73
44
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
4
Chinese Language and Literature
22
2
2
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
0
0
Creative Writing
6
Curriculum and Instruction
38
18
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
60
24
Elementary Education and Teaching
94
English Language and Literature, General
232
16
24
Family and Consumer Sciences/home Economics Teacher Education
1
French Language and Literature
54
7
7
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
22
6
4
Hebrew Language and Literature
1
1
1
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
10
2
2
Italian Language and Literature
12
2
1
Japanese Language and Literature
19
4
0
Latin Language and Literature
1
Mathematics Teacher Education
0
Music Teacher Education
10
0
Polish Language and Literature
3
Portuguese Language and Literature
7
1
0
Russian Language and Literature
12
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education
2
0
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
0
3
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
2
4
Social Studies Teacher Education
9
Spanish Language and Literature
219
6
6
Special Education and Teaching, General
41
8
6
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
290
6
10
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Audiology/audiologist
10
Audiology/audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/pathologist
92
25
4
Community Health and Preventive Medicine
8
10
Health/medical Physics
27
16
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
99
8
5
Medical Scientist
3
1
Medicine
153
Nursing Practice
11
Nutrition Sciences
91
0
2
Occupational Therapy/therapist
24
Pharmaceutical Sciences
0
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design
1
5
Pharmacology
2
4
Pharmacology and Toxicology
21
Pharmacy
133
Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs
1
1
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other
5
Physical Therapy/therapist
39
Physician Assistant
0
53
Public Health, General
38
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse
183
1
4
Veterinary Medicine
81
Veterinary Sciences/veterinary Clinical Sciences, General
0
0
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/counselor
71
24
4
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Agricultural Business and Management, General
45
Agricultural Business and Management, Other
0
Agricultural Communication/journalism
90
3
Agricultural Economics
22
6
6
Agricultural Engineering
55
8
5
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture
8
Agronomy and Crop Science
15
0
1
Animal Sciences, General
34
2
4
Dairy Science
17
7
6
Food Science
42
3
6
Forest Sciences and Biology
8
Forestry, General
3
6
Horticultural Science
12
2
1
Plant Genetics
3
7
Poultry Science
2
Soil Science and Agronomy, General
6
7
0
Veterinary Pathology and Pathobiology
3
7
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management
5
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
31
8
1
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Advanced Legal Research/studies, General
2
1
Law
222
Legal Studies, General
123
34
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences, General
205
56
23
Family and Consumer Sciences/human Sciences Communication
0
Management Information Systems, General
12
Systems Engineering
23
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Journalism
222
7
Mass Communication/media Studies
17
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Dance, General
10
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts, General
26
16
1
Fine and Studio Arts Management
5
Interior Design
23
Music Performance, General
14
15
16
Music, General
13
3
6
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Apparel and Textiles, General
15
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Private Loan Options
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  • Multiple repayment options including: full principal and interest, interest-only, deferred, and flat payment
  • Flexible payment terms ranging from 5, 8, 10, and 15 years2
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  • No interest payments!1
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  • Grace period after graduation before payments begin.
  • Pause payments for certain life events.
Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at University of Wisconsin-Madison

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Educational Psychology
Engineering
Engineering Mechanics
Library and Information Science
Mechanical Engineering
Physician Assistant
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

School Accreditation Information
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship (University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics)
Didactic Program in Dietetics
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Law (LAW) - Professional schools
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Clinical doctoral program in Audiology
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs (333 East Campus Mall #8104)
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
School Psychology (SCPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
American Veterinary Medical Association, Council on Education
Veterinary Medicine (VET) - Programs leading to a D.V.M. or D.M.V. degree
Council on Education for Public Health
Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health
Liaison Committee on Medical Education
Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
Alumni & Student Reviews
A- Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 24 Reviews
Alumni
BA- English, Class of 2003
don't remember
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS Agricultural Life Sciences / Journalism, Class of 1984
Young Alumni Associations, Internships, etc.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Agricultural Economics, Class of 1985
many... ag school was small so we had great access to profs, grad students and group study
Rated January 2016
Alumni
South Asian Studies, Class of 1984
none
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS in Biology, MS in Geography, Class of 1998
Team exercises and presentations
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Nursing, Class of 1977
I graduated way too long ago for this question to be relevant!!
Rated January 2016
Alumni
bachelor of science, Class of 2000
unknown
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Doctor of Medicine, Class of 2013
The entire 4th year is laid out to interview for residency spots.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
ba anthropology, Class of 1992
no idea
Rated January 2016
Alumni
B.A., English, Class of 1993
None, when I went there.
Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 24 Reviews
Alumni
BA- English, Class of 2003
Very diverse
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS Agricultural Life Sciences / Journalism, Class of 1984
Very diverse, international, liberal community
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Agricultural Economics, Class of 1985
Nothing like Madison , WI ....
Rated January 2016
Alumni
South Asian Studies, Class of 1984
very intelligent faculty and students,
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS in Biology, MS in Geography, Class of 1998
It was excellent. It encouraged growth and exploration.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Nursing, Class of 1977
diverse, interesting smart students culture that offers something for everyone
Rated January 2016
Alumni
bachelor of science, Class of 2000
large, diverse, cutting edge
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Doctor of Medicine, Class of 2013
Smart and hard-working, but also know how to let loose and have a good time
Rated January 2016
Alumni
ba anthropology, Class of 1992
studious
Rated January 2016
Alumni
B.A., English, Class of 1993
Big 10, with lots of partying & hippies.
Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 24 Reviews
Alumni
BA- English, Class of 2003
Depends on the department you are in/degree you are going for. It varies a lot depending on what alumni donate
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS Agricultural Life Sciences / Journalism, Class of 1984
Numerous of all-of-the-above
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Agricultural Economics, Class of 1985
I did not do dorms...but everything else was very good.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
South Asian Studies, Class of 1984
top notch
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS in Biology, MS in Geography, Class of 1998
Varied and plentiful
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Nursing, Class of 1977
I don't know now since I graduated so long ago
Rated January 2016
Alumni
bachelor of science, Class of 2000
mix of historical and new
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Doctor of Medicine, Class of 2013
Some are dated, but they are continually upgrading
Rated January 2016
Alumni
ba anthropology, Class of 1992
top o the line
Rated January 2016
Alumni
B.A., English, Class of 1993
Adequate
Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 24 Reviews
Alumni
BA- English, Class of 2003
Unsure
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS Agricultural Life Sciences / Journalism, Class of 1984
Countless number of very diversified types of social, professional and research groups / activities.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Agricultural Economics, Class of 1985
Walking state street.... canoeing on the lakes... sitting lakeside and having good badger ice cream.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
South Asian Studies, Class of 1984
extremely varied, something wonderful for everyone, whatever their interests
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS in Biology, MS in Geography, Class of 1998
Hoofers club
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Nursing, Class of 1977
Badger sports are very popular school is on the shore of Lake Mendota so the availability of water sports, e.g. sailing, is somewhat unique
Rated January 2016
Alumni
bachelor of science, Class of 2000
unknown
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Doctor of Medicine, Class of 2013
attending sporting events (football, basketball, hockey), sailing on the lake
Rated January 2016
Alumni
ba anthropology, Class of 1992
no opinion
Rated January 2016
Alumni
B.A., English, Class of 1993
Hanging out at the Rathskellar, drinking beer.
Rated January 2016