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University of Wisconsin - Madison

Madison, WI

LOCATION AND SETTING

Madison Population240,323
Nearest Metropolitan AreaMilwaukee
EnvironmentSmall city
Campus Size936 acres
Weather
Temperature7.2 average low in January, 78.2 average high in September
Rain120 rainy days per year
Getting Around
Campus Map Map
Nearest Airport80 mile(s) from campus in Milwaukee
Nearest Bus Station1 mile(s) from campus in Madison
Nearest Train Station25 mile(s) from campus in Columbus

HOUSING

College HousingCollege offers housing to students
Types of HousingCoed dorms, women's dorms, men's dorms, fraternity/sorority housing, cooperative housing
Students in College Housing 92% of freshmen, 25% of all students
Housing Requirements 
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students Living Off
Campus/Commuting
75%
Off-Campus Housing
Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

SECURITY

24-Hour Emergency Phone/
Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security PatrolsAvailable
Late-Night Transport/Escort
Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing
Entrances
Available

PERSONAL SUPPORT SERVICES

Health ServiceOffered
Personal CounselingOffered
Child CareNot offered

SPORTS AND RECREATION

Intercollegiate Athletics
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division I
MascotBucky Badger
School ColorsRed and white
Intercollegiate Sports Offered
SportWOMENMEN
OfferedScholarships
Given
OfferedScholarships
Given
Basketballxxxx
Cheerleadingx x 
Crewx x 
Cross-Country Runningxxxx
Golfxxxx
Ice Hockeyxxxx
Soccerxxxx
Softballxx  
Swimming And Divingxxxx
Tennisxxxx
Track And Fieldxxxx
Volleyballxx  
Wrestling  xx
 
Women's Club Sportsfencing, lacrosse, racquetball, rugby, sailing, ultimate Frisbee, water polo
Men's Club Sportsfencing, lacrosse, racquetball, rugby, sailing, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo
Recreational Sports
Intramural Sportsbasketball, racquetball, softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

STUDENT ACTIVITIES

Activities and Organizationschoral groups, concert band, dance, drama theatre, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, music theatre, opera, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
Sororities8% of women participate
Fraternities 9% of men participate
ROTCArmy ROTC offered on campus, Navy ROTC is offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.66 3.99 696 670 29
Low 2.00 2.00 530 530 13
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 36
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