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Job-focused? University bound? Undecided? It's okay! Madison College will help you figure it out.

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Choose from 190+ training programs to start or upgrade your career.

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Tell us a bit about yourself and we’ll guide you to the Madison College academic offerings and next steps that best fit your interests. Need help deciding? Contact us.


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Our Graduates Are Everywhere

Academics and Training

Choose the path that will help you reach your end goal. Discover:

  • Career training in 11 areas of study, from architecture to gender studies to welding
  • Transfer options to UW-Madison and beyond
  • Skill refreshers for a new beginning
  • New places through our Study Abroad program
  • The power of research in our Honors Program
  • Opportunities for high school students
  • Learning for fun
  • Professional Growth

This Way to Your Future

Madison College News and Stories

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Madison College students go gold at 2024 SkillsUSA competition
Madison College students excelled at the 2024 SkillsUSA national competition in Atlanta this summer, bringing home three gold medals.
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Madison College and partners to accelerate workforce development for new Wisconsin BioHealth Tech Hub
ABC Pathways, of the new Wisconsin BioHealth Tech Hub, aims to train and place thousands of workers in the state's personalized medicine and biohealth sector. Madison College is leading the initiative with its key partners.
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Madison College President Jack Daniels: Madison must get child care right
Madison’s child care crisis is at a breaking point. Madison College President Jack Daniels calls for a collaborative effort with bold ideas from innovative leaders, government policymakers and others.
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Visit Madison College
The best way to see yourself at Madison College is by visiting campus.

Wondering how to fit Madison College into your busy life? Online classes are a great way to go!

Flexible scheduling. Technology access if you need it. Support along the way. 

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"Being able to learn in the comfort of my own place was a huge help. I was able to fit my classes and schoolwork into my schedule."
Recent GED Graduate
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"Madison College gave me the best of both worlds. I had an awesome time as a student, especially in my internship. When I transferred to UW-Madison, I felt totally ready for university life."
Jessica B.
Liberal Arts Transfer Graduate

Paying for College

Pay less for tuition for a respected education. Fill gaps with financial aid, scholarships and more. We'll help you with the process. Owe less so you can take home more!

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Lowest Tuition Compared to 8 Area Colleges!
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Student Experience

There's more to college than what you learn in the classroom. There are clubs to join, games to attend, field trips to take and so much more.

Make the most of your time here and get involved. Active students are successful students. Find out more about life at Madison College:

  • Campuses
  • Sports
  • Student services
  • Diversity
  • Clubs and organizations

See What It's Like

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We'll help you start your next chapter the right way ... your way.

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"Right away on day one, I started learning! Madison College is definitely helping me achieve what I want to do in the future.
Meghan J.
Graphic Design Graduate
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Within six months...
92% of our graduates are employed. They're super smart! The hands-on training and industry connections gained here helped.
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Hands-on learning
Learning a trade requires getting your hands a little dirty. Count on first-hand training from industry leaders who love to teach.
Student Satisfaction
Our 2020 graduates gave us high marks, saying they're satisfied or very satisfied with their Madison College education
#1 in UW transfers
Not that we're bragging, but we're UW's top source of transfer students. We also offer 140+ pathways to colleges and universities beyond UW
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