Academic Buildings

Recognized as the 10th-best public university in the nation (U.S. News & World Report), UW–Madison is built on 936 acres and surrounded by lakes. Since our founding in 1848, the university has grown to include 388 buildings. The university’s largest building is the Clinical Science Center, at 1,897,439 square feet, while the smallest is the ivy-covered Carillon Tower at just 1,694 square feet.

Engineering Campus

Nancy Nicholas Hall: School of Human Ecology

Henry Mall and Agriculture Hall


Rennebohm Hall: School of Pharmacy

Signe Skott Cooper Hall

Cooper Hall is located in the health sciences campus that includes not only nursing, but medicine, public health, pharmacy, veterinary medicine, and affiliated hospitals as well. Cooper hall is LEED-certified, meaning it allows for natural light throughout the building. It boasts some of the largest active-learning classrooms in the country, simulation suites featuring hospital, home, e-health, and clinical simulation areas, the Curran Commons for study and relaxation, and a wellness area with desk treadmill walk stations, massage stations, rooms for meditation and self-care, and commuter showers.

Chemistry Building

Education Building

Grainger Hall: School of Business