13 Universities. Unlimited Opportunity.

Explore how the Universities of Wisconsin make an impact on our state.

The Universities of Wisconsin serve more than 162,500 students. Awarding nearly 37,000 degrees annually, these 13 public universities are Wisconsin’s talent pipeline, putting graduates in position to increase their earning power, contribute to their communities, and make Wisconsin a better place to live. Nearly 90% of in-state Universities of Wisconsin graduates stay in the state for five years after earning a degree. The universities provide a 23:1 return on state investment. The Universities of Wisconsin also contribute to the richness of Wisconsin’s culture and economy with groundbreaking research, new companies and patents, and boundless creative intellectual energy.

Student Success

The Universities of Wisconsin touch every corner of the state, offering unique opportunities and life-changing interactions. No matter what you’re looking for, it’s All in Wisconsin.

All in Wisconsin

Student Research

Each year, Research in the Rotunda showcases exciting UW undergraduate research going on throughout the state and highlights students and faculty who contribute to the state’s strong economic future.

Research in the Rotunda

Data Insights

Explore our accountability dashboard, which displays a broad spectrum of higher education performance measures reflecting strategic priorities of the Universities of Wisconsin.

Accountability Dashboard

Grants & Awards

Awards and grants have been established to recognize and encourage excellence in various areas throughout the Universities of Wisconsin.

Grants & Awards

Business & Entrepreneurship

The Institute for Business & Entrepreneurship helps entrepreneurs, businesses, and economic development professionals across the state to achieve their goals through expert consulting, educational resources, and a dynamic statewide network.

Institute for Business & Entrepreneurship