UW-Madison is highest ranked university in state by U.S. News
Excerpted from BizTimes
By Andrew Weiland
U.S. News & World Report today released its annual university rankings.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is the top ranked national university in Wisconsin, according to the U.S. News rankings. UW-Madison ranks 46th in the overall national university rankings and 12th among public universities.
Lawrence University in Appleton is the top ranked national liberal arts college in the state, ranking 58th nationally. Beloit College was the second highest ranked national liberal arts college in the state, ranking 76th nationally. The top ranked national liberal arts college is Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts.
Several Wisconsin universities showed up in the U.S. News engineering school rankings.
For schools that offer an engineering doctorate, UW-Madison’s engineering programs ranked 14th. Marquette and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s engineering programs tied for a ranking of 110. UW-Madison ranked 5th for chemical engineering and 5th for industrial/manufacturing engineering.
In the U.S. News business school rankings, UW-Madison’s undergraduate real estate program ranked third, its undergraduate insurance program also ranked third, and its undergraduate marketing program ranked 10th.