Program Overview

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3,097

Undergraduate BBA students

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10

Academic majors

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3.9 years

Average time to graduate

Student Profile

All BBA Students 2018-2019

43%

Female

3.52

Average college GPA (current UW-Madison students only)

13%

First-generation students

7%

International students

12%

Ethnic minority students*

8%

Underrepresented minority students**

*Ethnic minority is defined as an individual who identifies as one or more of the following racial and ethnic groups: American Indian or Alaskan Native, Asian or Pacific Islander, African-American/Black, Hispanic/Chicano/Latino(a).

**Underrepresented minority is defined as an individual who identifies as one or more of the following racial and ethnic groups: American Indian or Alaskan Native, African-American/Black, Hispanic/Chicano/Latino(a), and Hmong/Vietnamese/Cambodian/Laotian.

 

Career Results

BBA Class of 2018

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89%

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

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$58,038

Average base salary

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$5,335

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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93%

of students complete internships

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400+

Recruiting companies

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$3,104

Average monthly internship salary

Connections

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510

Corporate partners recruiting our students

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43,592

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

#15

#15 among public universities in the U.S. 

U.S. News & World Report, 2019

Top 10

Best College Values


Kiplinger, 2014

#1

#1 producer of Fortune 500 CEOs


Kittleman, 2018

Wisconsin School of Business Undergraduate Rankings

#8

#8 public undergraduate business program

U.S. News and World Report, 2019

#16

Most beautiful business schools in the world


Top Management Degrees, 2013

#28

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

Businessweek, 2016

#30

#30 best undergraduate business school

Poets & Quants, 2017

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