Schools & Universities
Madison has been celebrated as one of the nation's best places for education because of the variety of choices for higher education.
Joining the University of Wisconsin are Madison College and Edgewood College.
|Number of students||42,595 (fall 2012)|
|Number of undergraduates||28,897|
|Number of graduate students||9,358|
|Number of professional students||2,682|
|Degrees Conferred||(fall 2012)|
|Bachelor's - 6,452|
|Master's - 2,104|
|Ph.D./Professional - 867|
|Number of students||2,650|
|Number of students||23,994|
Madison Public Schools
The Madison Metropolitan School District serves over 24,000 students in 48 schools, including 32 elementary schools (grades K-5), 11 middle schools (6-8), four comprehensive high schools and one alternative high school. The District also has early childhood programs and alternative programs at the secondary level (6-12).
The combination of great teachers, engaged students, small class sizes, bountiful student activities, community involvement and support, innovations, efficient operations, connected recreation, and additional funding sources all combine into a recipe for success.