Madison, Wisconsin is home to many excellent educational institutions - from traditional to progressive - that offer numerous academic opportunities to the Madison community. Madison-Area Technical College offers 115 associate degree and technical diploma programs. Edgewood College has been serving the academic community for over 75 years.
University of Wisconsin-Madison -
The University of Wisconsin (UW) at Madison is known for having the largest campus and being the oldest school in the University of Wisconsin System. With 3 national landmarks on campus, North Hall constructed in 1851, Science Hall constructed 1855, and Red Gym constructed in 1894, the University of Wisconsin's historical presence and educational tradition is honored and respected throughout the entire state of Wisconsin. The University of Wisconsin continues to educate their students with "The Wisconsin Idea," declared in 1904 by the university's President Charles Van Hise, which employs the thought of "never be content until the beneficent influence of the university is available to every home in the state.
Madison, Wisconsin's Edgewood College -
Founded in 1927 by the Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters, Edgewood College is an accredited college offering bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees.Edgewood College spans over 55 acres on the shore of Lake Wingra and has been established over 75 years. Edgewood College's campus is beautifully landscaped and features health and career services, academic advising, financial information, learning and personal counseling services, security officers, a bookstore, and a rich campus life. With over 40 undergraduate programs, and 5 master's programs, Edgewood College continues to prepare Wisconsin students for professional careers and prosperity.
Madison Area Technical College (MATC) -
Madison Area Technical College (MATC) offers a wide-selection of academic courses and is the largest source of transfer students to University of Wisconsin-Madison. Madison Area Technical College offers 115 associate degree and technical diploma programs, two college transfer associate degrees, a variety of short-term certificate programs, basic skills, and adult continuing education. More than 92% of Madison Area Technical College students are employed within 6 months of their graduation.