Madison is consistently voted one of the best places to live in the U.S.
And this doesn’t happen by accident. From its diverse and inclusive culture to its natural beauty and booming economy, discover the outstanding features that make Madison an exceptional place to live, work and play.
“I have been part of the Madison College family for over 22 years, working at both our Portage and Main campuses. I have experienced the difference our college makes in people’s lives. Every location offers an exceptional learning opportunity.”
Manager, School Operations, School of Professional and Continuing Education
Madison College has several campuses located throughout metro Madison. But our reach is broad. Faculty and staff also serve students at Fort Atkinson, Watertown, Reedsburg and Portage regional campuses. No matter which Madison college you choose, our commitment to excellence remains the same. Check out our campuses.
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Snowshoeing, Snowboarding and Skiing
If winter is your season, Madison offers three major skiing and snowboarding destinations. There are also hundreds of miles of trails for hiking and snowshoeing, including the famous Ice Age Trail. Learn more
Madison is well-known as a Big 10 sports powerhouse, and the Wisconsin Badger football team never disappoints. Join the live action at Camp Randall Stadium or mingle with the fans tailgating in parking lots, backyards, and alleyways around the stadium. Learn more
Madison and the surrounding area are well known for the quality of their public and private schools. Madison was ranked by Livability as the best places to live in 2022, and education was one of eight factors that weighed into the final score.