Madison College Offers Something For Everyone

Find the support and engagement you need to thrive as a student. Lean on our student services for help. Get involved. Ask questions. We want you to feel at home at Madison College.

Active students are successful students—and have we got opportunities for you!

Discover a student experience that caters to your hopes and goals.

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Explore Your Interests In and Out of the Classroom

Enhance your resume’ by joining a club. Make friends with common interests. Participate in athletics. See a play. Raise your voice as a member of the Student Senate or as part of a social justice group.

Activities are a great way to meet people and learn outside of a class setting—no matter which campus you attend.

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Your Academic Home  

One thing we want you to know: This is not high school.

College is a time to grow your strengths and find out what really makes you tick! Lean on our resources when you need help.

Academic and Advising Services

Career Services

Financial Support

Clubs and Organizations

Student Clubs and Organizations
From the Architecture Technologies Club to the Yahara Journal student publication, we’ve got it all from A to (almost) Z!
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“Knowing that my instructors and mentors cared about my success allowed me to thrive. I’m so thankful I started my college journey at Madison College.”
Tina M.
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Start Your Four-Year Degree Here

Think of Us as Your Launchpad

Some dreams require a bachelor’s degree. Save thousands of dollars a year by starting at Madison College and transferring to the four-year institution of your choice. We’re accredited by the Higher Learning Commission—same as the UW. In fact, some of our instructors pull double-duty, teaching at both Madison College and the university! Aim high and see for yourself why we’re #1 in UW transfers.

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You Won’t Regret Coming Back to School

Let’s be honest. Returning to college will take some adjustment. You’ve got a busy life and we understand that. We have programs and course options made for busy adults like you. We’re here to help you rock your classes so you can go get the career you’ve always wanted. Ask questions. Take the leap. We’ve got you.


Flexible Schedules

Between online, hybrid, part-time and evening options, you’ll find a way to fit school into your life. It’s one of the reasons our students choose Madison College and why we have a 90% student satisfaction rate! (2023 Graduate Employment Report)

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Child Care

Little ones to consider? Our Early Learning Campus provides child care and preschool for 6wk-5yr old children. Cost is on a sliding scale based on income.

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Even with lower-cost tuition, college still poses an expense. We know not everyone has the money to cover it. Count on us to help you pay for your education.

Commitment to Equity and Inclusion

We take those words seriously. We feel the same way about diversity. It’s more than a buzzword we throw around. It’s ingrained in who we are as a college. Every culture, every background, every belief deserves to feel respected and welcome.

We hold firm in our stance. Learn more.

Commitment to Equity

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Learning for Fun and Professional Development

Maybe you want to brush up on your Spanish. Learn to play a musical instrument. Explore your interest in craft beer brewing. Or maybe you want to add some new skills to your resume’. That’s what our continuing education classes are for. No credit, no pressure. Just the joy of learning for fun!

Continuing education is made for lifelong learners.

Register for Noncredit Courses

Fact: Sometimes you’re going to need help.

That’s what our resources are for.

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Upcoming Events

There’s always something happening on campus. Our calendar is loaded with informational, cultural and just plain fun activities. Some are online. Some are in person. Choose what works best for you!

Get Help With Your Application to Madison College

Attend a Smart Start session and get help completing the application process.

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Connect with Us

Be part of the conversation. Social media is a great way to stay updated on campus news and events. We even have a Facebook group for new students where you can ask questions and support each other. Log on and join!

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