Rankings showcase UW–Madison

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The University of Wisconsin—Madison along with UW System is often listed as a leader with colleges that produce the most Fortune 500 CEOs.
The following are a collection of recent articles capturing this recognition for UW Alumni.

The list, compiled by Money Magazine, uses data from the educational backgrounds of the recently released Fortune 500.

“With strong business and engineering programs, as well as a reputation as one of the top state flagship universities in the country, it’s little surprise UW is one of three public colleges to break into this top 10 list,” says Money Magazine in June 2016 .


“Which School Has Most Fortune 500 CEOs?: Not Harvard – It’s Wisconsin” according to a survey by Kittleman Research which noted 14 CEOs in the UW System in 2018.

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