University of Wisconsin Madison College of Engineering

 

Academic programs

Highly ranked

In the most recent U.S. News & World Report rankings of the best engineering graduate schools, the UW-Madison College of Engineering is #17, while at the undergraduate level, the college
is #14.


Undergraduate program rankings

  • Biomedical engineering—#25
  • Chemical engineering—#5
  • Civil engineering—#13
  • Computer engineering—#14
  • Electrical engineering—#19
  • Industrial/manufacturing engineering—#9
  • Materials engineering—#17
  • Mechanical engineering—#17
  • Nuclear engineering—#2

 

With opportunities to study under internationally renowned faculty and research staff in highly ranked programs, our graduate students are among the world's elite. They are highly sought for faculty positions at major universities and for leadership and technical roles in government and industry.


Graduate program rankings

  • Biomedical engineering—#24
  • Chemical engineering—#8
  • Civil engineering—#17
  • Computer engineering—#13
  • Electrical engineering—#15
  • Engineering Professional Development, distance degrees—#3
  • Environmental engineering—#16
  • Industrial/manufacturing engineering—#10
  • Materials engineering—#16
  • Mechanical engineering—#21
  • Nuclear engineering—#3

 


Faculty excellence

  • 28 professors named to the National Academy of Engineering
  • 3 professors named to the National Academy of Sciences
  • 2 professors named to the Institute of Medicine
  • 120 faculty recipients of National Science Foundation Presidential Young Investigator, PECASE, or CAREER awards
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