Peace Corps at UW-Madison
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is proud of our long-standing and significant role in promoting Peace Corps on our campus. Since 1961, more than 3,200 University of Wisconsin-Madison graduates have put their education and experience to work around the world in the areas of education, health, environment, community and economic development, agriculture, and youth in development. Currently there are 87 volunteers serving in 40 countries.
The state of Wisconsin has also made a notable contribution to the Peace Corps organization. There are currently 199 Volunteers from Wisconsin serving in the Peace Corps and has sent over 6,300 Wisconsinites to the Peace Corps since its creation in 1961.