Since its creation, the University of Wisconsin System has established itself as one of the world’s premier public university systems. The UW System educates approximately 170,000 students at 13 universities across 26 campuses, and serves more than one million citizens through statewide extension and outreach programs.

The UW System’s Research I universities in Madison and Milwaukee offer both undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including doctoral and professional degrees.  Eleven comprehensive universities provide both undergraduate and master’s degree programs.


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