Program Overview

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2,594

Undergraduate BBA students

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10

Academic majors

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3.9 years

Average time to graduate

Student Profile

BBA Entering Class 2016

43%

Female

8%

Students of color

3%

First-generation students

10%

International students

3.64

Average college GPA (current UW–Madison students only)

Career Results

BBA Class of 2016

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85%

of graduates secured a full-time position (of those actively seeking employment)

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$58,741

Average base salary

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$5,348

Average signing bonus

All of our graduates are required to submit their post-graduation outcomes, ensuring 100% accuracy in our employment statistics.

Internship Opportunities

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90%

of students complete internships

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483

Recruiting companies

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$2,893

Average monthly internship salary

Connections

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510

Corporate partners recruiting our students

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42,583

Business Badgers in the alumni network

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35

Study abroad and global exchange partners

City of Madison

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#1

Best Cities for Quality of Life
—Nerdwallet.com, 2014

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#3

Best Cities for Young Adults
Forbes, 2014

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#8

Top 100 Places to Live
—Livability.com, 2017

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#1

Best College Football Towns
—Bleacher Report, 2016

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#2

Best City for Recreational Activities
—NerdWallet.com, 2013

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Top 10

Happiest Cities in the World
National Geographic, 2015

University of Wisconsin–Madison Rankings

#5

#5 among public universities in the U.S.

Center for World University Rankings, 2015

Top 10

Best College Values


Kiplinger, 2014

#18

#18 among all institutions nationally


Center for World University Rankings, 2015

Wisconsin School of Business Undergraduate Rankings

#15

#15 in the U.S. (#7 among public universities)

U.S. News and World Report, 2018

#16

Most beautiful business schools in the world


Top Management Degrees, 2013

#18

#18 in the U.S. (#7 among public universities)

Poets & Quants, 2014

#28

#28 in the U.S. (#9 among public universities)

Businessweek, 2016

Many of our undergraduate majors are top-ranked nationally. Find details on the Majors page.