You Make It Possible

Students at the Wisconsin School of Business are proud to show their gratitude for private support. Each fall and spring, they come together on Thank a Badger Day to send their thanks to donors.

Gifts of every amount make a difference in everything we do. Because of supporters like you, we can maintain excellence in our programs and increase enrollment–training and supporting more future business leaders than ever before.

All Gifts Matter


in new gifts and pledges in 2016


of all gifts to WSB were less than $1,000

2016 Expenses


Total: $68.6M
12%  Student Support
17%  Operations
31%  Student Experience
40%  Faculty & Research

Supporting a Strong Faculty

Our faculty are advancing their expertise well beyond campus—and the world is taking notice.


WSB media mentions in 2016


national media mentions in 2016

Providing Student Support

Scholarships help us attract the most highly qualified students from all backgrounds and ensure that those students, regardless of financial status, can attend WSB.


non-business majors pursuing certificates in business


students enrolled in coursework specifically designed for non-business majors

Learn more about our current rankings and student enrollment:

Alumni and Giving


WSB alumni donors


individual donors to the WSB in 2016

Students Thanking Badgers

Students Thanking Badgers

Wisconsin School of Business students thank alumni for their generosity. View Now »

A Student Thank You Note

Nick (WSB student)

“Thank you for your continuing support of WSB. Your contributions inspire us all to make a difference and leave a lasting legacy now and beyond graduation. On, Wisconsin!” Read More »

Student Thanking a Badger

Caroline (WSB student)

“Thank you so much for your contribution to the university! It is because of the generosity of alumni such as yourself that I am able to pursue my passions and make the most of my experience here.” Read More »

Student Thanking a Badgers

Morgan (WSB student)

“Your generosity does not go unnoticed. You are doing great things for the university and we current fellow badgers thank you! On, Wisconsin!” Read More »