University of Wisconsin - Madison Graduate Program Reviews

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(4.39 out of 5.0)
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  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: HLC, + 3 more
  • Campus Setting: City: Midsize
  • Student Population: 42,582 (30,958 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 18 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 16% part-time, 84% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $11,988 in-state; $25,314 out-of-state
Source: NCES

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4.17 out of 5.0
Degree: Engineering
Graduation Year: 2013

The program at UW Madison is one of the top programs for my degree and it shows. My undergrad was not even comparable to the grad program here.
4.25 out of 5.0
Degree: Engineering
Graduation Year: 2014

University of Wisconsin-Madison stands way apart from other Universities in United States. It has one of the most beautiful campus, on the isthmus of Lake Mendota and Lake Monona. It is well known for its research especially in engineering.
4.25 out of 5.0
Degree: Engineering
Graduation Year: 2014

Very Hospitable, Excellent faculty and research facilities and beautiful city (with 4 lakes)
4.25 out of 5.0
Degree: Engineering
Graduation Year: 2018

It's really a beautiful campus, residing by the lake mendota and monona, and inside the town of Madison. There are greatest sport teams, like the Badgers, the winner of "Big Ten" for two years. Academic strength here is also quite good. Take my major, computer science, as example, there are great professors in different domains, for example, the computer architectures, the databases, the compilers, and the operating systems and so on. The technical publications here bring large impact to the academic community and also attract extensive industrial attention. No matter you want to do research or go industrial, it's a quite good choice here. Besides, our department does not distinguish masters and PHDs, so if one is not sure about whether to pursue his/her PHD degree, then it would be good to stay here and explore the possibility for future reference. The things I am not satisfied is the food here does not match my taste. There are so few restaurants around the new union, and this causes difficulties. For those who do not yet buy a car, it will be not convenient for you to go to large malls or super markets. Anyway, if just for routing without many things, then bus here is convenient. The school will make each one a bus pass, so it is free for student to take bus here, and that can save you a lot. Recently there are some criminals conducted in some regions of UW-Madison, I hope this would be further improved. Some places are quite dark when night comes, and this makes robbing easier. Single individuals, especially woman should not wander too late outside.
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