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Colleges & Universities

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Allen Centennial Garden

UW's Garden serves as an outdoor classroom for students and the community.

Colleges & Universities

Why is "Forward" our state motto? A progressive, innovative spirit. State Capitol spirit. The energy, scholarship and world-class universities.

Want to see for yourself? Check out Madison's institutes of higher education.

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON

You can’t visit Madison without seeing the University of Wisconsin. In fact, the campus seamlessly blends with the city, across the isthmus and along Lake Mendota. Founded in 1848, UW has been an integral part of the community and draws thousands of students and visitors to the area annually.

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University of Wisconsin-Madison

You can’t visit Madison without seeing the University of Wisconsin. In fact, the campus seamlessly blends with the city,...

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MADISON COLLEGE

Madison College is a nationally-recognized community college offering hands-on training for more than 50,000 students through associate degree and professional certificate programs. Six Madison-area campus locations offer student-led or self-guided tours.

And the arts? Madison College's Mitby Theater produces two student-run theatrical productions each year and sponsors several choral and instrumental community groups.

And we can't forget sports. This is Madison after all. And Madison College offers a variety of championship-caliber programs.

EDGEWOOD COLLEGE

Edgewood College is a Catholic college in the Dominican tradition. Its stunning campus located off the shores of Lake Wingra is home to Madison's only independent liberal arts college and serves 2,800 students. 

Edgewood's a Green Tier Campus, with buildings certified in exceeding regulations to reduce overall impact on the environment. Dominican Hall has been LEED® Silver certified, designating it as one of the world's greenest most energy-efficient buildings.

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