- More than 800 Faculty
- Total students: 19,808 (2017-18)
- 15,618 undergraduates (2017-18)
- 4,190 graduate students (2017-18)
- 613,057 Total Hours (2016-17)
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.
Four out of five of UW Madison's most popular majors are in L&S (2016-17).
*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 (2016-17)
- 1,362 graduate and professional degrees (2016-17)
- 4,577 total degrees (2016-17)
More than 198,000 alumni and friends
Extramural Research Awards: $108.9 million (2016-17)
Federal Research Awards: $82.4 million (2016-17)
Total Research Expenditures: $129.1 million (2016-17)
Source: UW-Madison Data Digest