A few reputable or top ranking universities and colleges in Wisconsin are the University of Wisconsin at Madison, Marquette University and the Medical College of Wisconsin, according to 4 International Colleges and Universities school's ranking for 2015. Some other top schools in Wisconsin are Beloit College, Ripon College and Milwaukee School of Engineering. However, both 4 International Colleges and Universities and StartClass give the University of Wisconsin at Madison first place on their lists of top schools.
The University of Wisconsin at Madison also ranks high in world rankings for 2015. The Center for World University Ranking gives this school a worldwide ranking of 25, while its national ranking is 18, according to University of Wisconsin at Madison News. It is a public university that was founded in 1848. There are approximately 43,000 students attending this school as of 2015. The main campus has 963 acres.
Marquette University, which is situated in Milwaukee, ranks third on the list given by 4 International Colleges and Universities and second on the StartClass list. The school is a private Catholic university established in 1864. It has an enrollment of nearly 12,000 students as of 2015.
Some other reputable schools in Wisconsin are Lawrence University and St. Norbert College. Lawrence University is in Appleton and St. Norbert College in De Pere.