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Madison Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Madison Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Madison, Wisconsin

There are at least 9 colleges in Madison, listed and described below. These schools represent 72,182 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 57,263 full-time students, and a reported 8,759 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison Area Technical College, University of Wisconsin Colleges and Edgewood College.

We also provide an extensive list of Wisconsin Colleges.

Of Note For College Students

  • Madison is notable for the large percent of its residents with college degrees.
  • There are a lot of studio and one-bedroom apartments in Madison.
  • A lot of people walk and bicycle in Madison.

Colleges in Madison with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Edgewood College
1000 Edgewood College Drive
Madison, WI 53711-1997

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: registered nursing, business, elementary school teaching, education, psychology, business management, education courses, communication studies
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associate's. Bachelor's. Master's. Doctor's.
  • Student Body: 2,581 students, 2,193 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 554 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 470-590. Math: 460-560.
  • Flexibility: Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Regency Beauty Institute-Madison
2358 East Springs Drive
Madison, WI 53704

  • Programs: cosmetology
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 28 students, 76 full-time equivalent.
  • SAT: not generally required.
  • Flexibility: Weekend classes available.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

University of Wisconsin Colleges
780 Regent St
Madison, WI 53708-8680

  • Programs: liberal arts and humanities
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associate's.
  • Student Body: 13,029 students, 9,516 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. On-campus daycare. Remedial services. Study abroad option.

University of Wisconsin-Madison
500 Lincoln Dr
Madison, WI 53706-1380

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: political science, history, biology, economics, English, psychology, law, communication studies
  • Degrees/Certificates: Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 41,563 students, 36,582 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 8,205 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 550-670. Math: 610-710. Writing: 560-670.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Madison Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Madison Area Technical College
3550 Anderson St
Madison, WI 53704

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: licensed practical nurse, EMT paramedic, liberal arts and sciences, criminal justice and police, registered nursing, accounting, veterinary assistant, marketing
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 14,647 students, 8,503 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Madison Media Institute
2702 Agriculture Drive
Madison, WI 53718

  • Programs: various music studies, digital communications, animation and special effects, photo and film tech
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associate's.
  • Student Body: 334 students, 393 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Placement assistance.
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