Why Choose UW-Madison for Nursing

The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing offers a full array of degree programs—the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BS), the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), and the Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (PhD). Postdoctoral training opportunities are also available.

Student life at the School of Nursing pairs the educational and social resources of a large, world-class university with a supportive environment at the school. Students receive comprehensive support services related to advising, program planning, clinical placements, career services, financial aid, and post-graduation credentialing.

World-renowned facilities for clinical practice and research are available in and around Madison. These include University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, American Family Children's HospitalUW Carbone Cancer Center and William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital; hospitals and clinics in urban and rural settings; nursing homes; day-care centers; and public health agencies. The University’s location in Wisconsin's capital offers opportunities in state government and policy making.

On campus, Signe Skott Cooper Hall, the School of Nursing's new facility, was completed in spring of 2014. Cooper Hall has state-of-the-art classrooms, simulation labs, meeting and research facilities, and social gathering spaces in an environment dedicated to the health and wellness of students, faculty, staff and the communities and populations we serve. Adjacent to Cooper Hall, the Health Sciences Learning Center (HSLC) brings together students in nursing, medicine, and pharmacy, and offers computer resources, distance education facilities, the Ebling Library and University Bookstore