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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 1,187
Clinical/health sciences track 568
Clinical-teacher track 510
Tenure track 447
Academic staff 1,876
University staff 680


Students and Trainees
Doctor of Medicine (MD) 675
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) 119
Master of Genetic Counselor Studies (MGCS) 11
Master of Public Health (MPH) 107
Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD) 79
MS in basic sciences 61
PhD in basic sciences 609
Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) 100
Postdoctoral fellows 243
Professional development/CME participants 33,873
Residents/fellows, clinical 601
Undergraduates taking classes 6,701
Note: Faculty teach in many courses in other schools and colleges of the University of Wisconsin-Madison


Extramural Research Support (Fiscal Year 2014-15)
Federal awards $182.6 million
Non-federal awards $184.5 million
Total $367.1 million
Grants obtained by SMPH faculty constitute 36 percent of total grants to UW-Madison during 2013-2014.


Expenditures by Source of Funds (Fiscal Year 2014-15)
Federal and non-federal grants $222 million
UW Medical Foundation $122 million
State/university $82 million
Hospital and affiliates $47 million

Gifts and endowments

$52 million


$34 million


$559 million


Wisconsin Partnership Program (2014-15) Awards
Community grants $5.7 million
Faculty grants $16.5 million
Total $22.2 million

Facts and Figures

Last updated: 11/25/2016
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