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Facts and Figures

The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison has consistently ranked among U.S. News and World Report's best medical schools for primary care and research. Here's a quick look at this world-class institution.

Major Education Sites

Affiliated Institutions

Faculty and Staff
Clinical adjunct track 1,255
Clinical/health sciences track 538
Clinical-teacher track 485
Tenure track 441
Academic staff 1,801
University staff 830


Students and Trainees
Doctor of Medicine (MD) 674
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) 120
Genetic Counseling Program (MS) 10
Master of Public Health (MPH) 95
Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD) 78
MS in basic sciences 78
PhD in basic sciences 650
Physician Assistant Program (MPAS) 87
Postdoctoral fellows 231
Professional development/CME participants 38,456
Residents/fellows, clinical 576
Undergraduates taking classes 5,906
Note: Faculty teach in many courses in other schools and colleges of the University of Wisconsin-Madison


Extramural Research Support (Fiscal Year 2012-13)
Federal awards $139.2 million
Non-federal awards $148.3 million
Total $287.5 million
Grants obtained by SMPH faculty constitute 34 percent of total grants to UW-Madison during 2012-2013.


Expenditures by Source of Funds (Fiscal Year 2012-13)
Federal and non-federal grants $219 million
UW Medical Foundation $121 million
State/university $85 million
Hospital and affiliates $44 million

Gifts and endowments

$48 million


$36 million


$553 million


Wisconsin Partnership Program (2012-13) Awards
Community grants $9.4 million
Faculty grants $6.1 million
Total $15.5 million

Facts and Figures
Last updated: 12/02/2015
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