MADISON, Wis. - The University of Wisconsin-Madison is ranked high in a list compiled by the Academic Ranking of World Universities.
The school improved its position both internationally and nationally, according to Meredith McGlone a spokesperson for the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
It ranks UW-Madison as 27th in the world and 19th in the United States. This is one spot up internationally and two spots up nationally from last year, McGlone said.
The analysis is conducted by Shanghai Jiao Ton University. The ratings are based on alumni and staffers winning Nobel Prizes and Field Medals, research performance, highly cited researchers and papers published in certain science publications, McGlone said.
UW-Madison is the second-highest ranked Big Ten school, behind only the University of Michigan.
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