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Your 4-Year Degree Starts Here!

You really, really want to go to UW-Madison. Or maybe even a college out east with a whole lot of ivy. You can do it.

Start earning your bachelor’s degree at Madison College and then transfer to a four-year institution to complete your studies.

We’ll guide you through transfer contracts, help you pick classes so your credits go with you and keep the whole process on track. All you have to do is stay in touch with your advisor – and study study study.

Top Transfer Institutions

  1. UW-Madison
  2. Edgewood College
  3. UW-Whitewater
  4. UW-Milwaukee
  5. UW-Oshkosh
  6. UW-Platteville

College Transfer Programs

A Liberal Arts Transfer program lets you choose an area of interest do your pre-major coursework at Madison College.

Where Else Can I Go?

Madison College offers more than 140 transfer opportunities in Wisconsin and across the country.

View Transfer Agreements and Partnerships

We're #1
in UW Transfers
No college sends more students to UW-Madison than we do.
It’s Who You Know
Transfer agreements provide pathways
Madison College has transfer agreements with dozens of accredited 4-year schools. That helps - a lot.
Sky’s the Limit
That thing we said about the Ivy League? Madison College students have gone on to Harvard, Yale and the rest. Dreams do come true.

Talk Early, Talk Often

We can’t say it too many times. If you want to start at Madison College and transfer to another school – talk to us! Our advisors are amazing and will help every step of the way. Apply now and be on track from your first semester.

Apply to Madison College

Madison College Transfer Center

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Learn about the services and resources available in our Transfer Center.

If You Want To Be a Badger

Just come along with us! Over a thousand Madison College students have transferred to UW-Madison. Our advisors know the ins and outs – which will give you a head start when applying to a UW program.

Pauline, former Madison College student
"I came to Madison College to get my GED. I eventually came back for college courses, then transferred to a 4-year school. Today I hold a bachelor’s in marketing from Edgewood College."
Former Madison College student

College Transfer Program News

Madison College students working in Fort Atkinson's metal fabrication facility
Madison College and UW-Platteville Streamline Transfer Opportunities for Technical Education Students
Madison College and the University of Wisconsin-Platteville recently signed a new articulation agreement that will streamline the path for transfer students to pursue a technical education degree.
Madison College legal studies articulation agreement signing
Madison College and UW-Whitewater Sign Legal Studies Articulation Agreement
Madison College leadership recently signed an articulation agreement with UW-Whitewater, providing legal studies/paralegal students a new pathway toward attaining their bachelor’s degree in legal studies.
Madison College students Wendyam Ilboudo (right) and Todala Mone
Two Madison College Students Awarded Prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship
Wendyam Ilboudo and Todala Mone were selected from more than 1,700 students from 448 community colleges nationwide for the scholarship.
Guaranteed Admission
Fulfill the terms of your transfer contract and you’re in. (We’ll help.) No wait. No worry.
No Limits
UW-Madison doesn’t cap transfer enrollment. You won’t be competing with your classmates for a slot.
Total Support
We work with you from day one to make sure you get accepted with as many credits as possible.
Contact Advising Services

Madison, Truax Campus
Main Building, C1434

1701 Wright Street
Madison, Wisconsin 53704


  • Monday – Tuesday: 8 am - 6 pm
  • Wednesday – Thursday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Friday: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm