Moving You Forward

Business has changed.
Be part of an inspired community focused on your success.

In the midst of disruption, we are embracing challenges with creativity and collaborative action.

BBA students talking around a table inside Grainger Hall
With in-person commencement cancelled due to COVID-19, Wisconsin School of Business honors Spring 2020 graduates virtually, culminating with an event that projects each graduate's name in a looping display on the side of Grainger Hall. View more from the event.

Faculty collaborate with corporations and community

In this time of change, our faculty researchers provide expert direction on current local and global business challenges.

Enhanced program access to meet shifting needs

We are nimbly adjusting requirements—to assure that top students have access to the best education for a changing world.

A wealth of individual engagement and support

Faculty and staff are accessible and passionate about getting you to your goals. Our career management team can connect you with industry mentors and work with you to get to that ideal career.

Prepare to Excel

Achieve Your Career Potential

Top employers, from Fortune 500 companies to entrepreneurial firms, turn to the Wisconsin School of Business to recruit, hire, and promote business leaders.

600+

Corporate partners

The School builds and maintains relationships with prominent employers throughout the nation and the world. Leading companies recognize the caliber of our students.

$108,000

Median starting salary within three months of graduation

Full-Time MBA Program

89%

of graduates actively seeking employment received offers within six months of graduation

Undergraduate (BBA) Program

35%

Average salary increase
pre- to post-MBA

-graduating classes of 2017-2019

Evening MBA Program

22%

Average salary increase
pre- to post-MBA

-graduating classes of 2017-2019

Executive MBA Program

43,592

Business Badgers

An engaged network of Wisconsin School of Business alumni supports your success, connecting you to career opportunities around the world.

#13

#13 public university in the United States

U.S. News & World Report, 2020

#7

#7 public undergraduate business program

U.S. News & World Report, 2020

#15

#15 among public full-time MBA programs

U.S. News & World Report, 2021

#16

#16 among public part-time MBA programs

U.S. News & World Report, 2021

Build a Portfolio of Experiences

Every student at the Wisconsin School of Business participates in experiential learning.
By applying knowledge gained in the classroom to real-world business challenges, you prepare for situations you will face as a professional and demonstrate your leadership potential to employers.

Solve real business problems in cross-functional teams.
Go behind-the-scenes with leading organizations.
Sharpen your skills in analysis and decision-making.
Test your best ideas in front of industry leaders.
Prepare to lead in a global business environment.

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Group of Full-Time MBA Students around a table
Group of Full-Time MBA Students around a table
Full-Time MBA Students at a site visit
Full-Time MBA Students at a site visit
Full-Time MBA Students at a site visit
Full-Time MBA Students at a site visit
Full-Time MBA student presenting at a case competition
Full-Time MBA student presenting at a case competition
BBA Students on Study Abroad trip
BBA Students on Study Abroad trip

Engage with Highly Motivated Peers

“The Wisconsin School of Business has provided me with all the resources I need to reach my academic, professional, and even my personal goals. I’m so grateful to be learning in such a stimulating, well rounded community.”


Ally Gustke
Undergraduate (BBA) Program

“The environment at the Wisconsin School of Business is authentic, collaborative, and fun. We don’t have strangers here.”

Donovan Walker
Full-Time MBA Program

“The professors want to see you do well and understand that you are juggling a full-time job, travel, family, and school all at once.”

Renee Rutkowski
Evening MBA Program

“My Wisconsin MBA is giving me the tools to work through business problems and communicate effectively with different stakeholders in my organization.”

Neel Karne
Executive MBA Program

Wisconsin School of Business faculty member smiling and writing on chalkboard

Learn from World-Class Thought Leaders

Faculty members at the Wisconsin School of Business achieve global recognition for their groundbreaking research. As scholars, they are changing the face of business. As teachers, they bring fresh insights to the classroom.

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Leadership in Action

UW-Madison students at homecoming football game with crowd behind

Your Community for a Lifetime

The alumni network opens doors and fosters lifelong friendships. UW–Madison alumni are doing exciting work around the world. In addition to supporting each other, alumni engage with the Wisconsin School of Business to encourage tomorrow’s business leaders.

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