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Biological systems engineering graduate program ranks highly in U.S. News 2021 guide

UW–Madison graduate programs are once again ranked among the nation’s best in the 2021 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools,” including one housed in CALS.

“Our graduate programs feature top-tier faculty, encourage a spirit of scholarly collaboration, and prepare students to be leaders in their fields,” says Graduate School Dean William J. Karpus. “These latest rankings are one of many indicators of the excellence that characterizes graduate education across UW–Madison’s broad fields of study. What unites them all is the commitment to research, scholarship, and the Wisconsin Idea that positively impacts people in our state and around the world.”

The following programs with CALS affiliations were ranked this year:

  • Engineering: 24th (three-way tie). Ranked specialties include biological/agricultural: 12th (three-way tie).

For additional 2021 guide rankings, see the UW news release or the U.S. News rankings.

Please note: U.S. News does not rank all programs each year. View last year’s UW rankings and CALS-specific rankings.