Since its creation, the University of Wisconsin
System has established itself as one of the world’s
premier public university systems. The UW educates
more than 160,000 students on 26 campuses, and
serves more than one million citizens through
statewide extension programs.
The UW System’s campuses in Madison and Milwaukee
offer both undergraduate and graduate degree
programs, including doctoral and professional
Eleven comprehensive campuses provide students both
undergraduate and master’s degree programs in
smaller, more individualized academic settings.
The UW System’s 13 UW Colleges deliver
freshman-sophomore courses for students seeking a
foundation for a bachelor’s degree.
UW-Extension works with all 26 UW campuses, all 72
Wisconsin counties, and a wide variety of other
educational partners to bring UW expertise to all
corners of the state.
All UW System campuses and UW-Extension programs
provide Wisconsin’s citizens with opportunities to
contribute to the state’s growing “knowledge
economy” through the UW System’s three-pronged
mission of teaching, research and public service.