- More than 800 Faculty
- Total students: 19,580 (2016-17)
- 15,320 undergraduates (2016-17)
- 4,260 graduate students (2016-17)
- 641,173 Total Hours (2015-16)
The College of Letters & Science is comprised of more than 34 academic departments, 13 non-academic departments, 73 interdisciplinary research centers and institutes, and five professional schools across three broad divisions: arts and humanities, physical and natural sciences, and the social sciences.
UW Madison's five most popular majors are in L&S (2015-16).
*Students majoring in Biology may choose which college in which they wish to complete their requirements: the College of Letters & Science or the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, since the Biology major is offered jointly with CALS. Majoring in Biology through L&S ensures that you also complete liberal arts requirements that will enrich your learning for a lifetime.
Total Degrees Conferred
- 3,215 undergraduate degrees (2015-16)
- 1,212 graduate and professional degrees (2015-16)
- 4,427 total degrees (2015-16)
More than 195,000 alumni and friends
Extramural Research Awards: $125.9 million (2015-16)
Federal Research Awards: $103.7 million (2015-16)
Total Research Expenditures: $130.6 million (2015-16)
Source: UW-Madison Data Digest