Top Madison Community Colleges

  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 5 top community colleges in Madison, Wisconsin, serving 37,302 students.
  • Madison community colleges have a diversity score of 0.32, which is lower than the national average of 0.65 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), and the student:teacher ratio is 25:1.

Top Madison, WI Community Colleges (2018-19)

  • College Location Students
  • 5218 East Terrace Drive
    Madison WI  53718
    (608) 249-6611

    3,381 students
  • Herzing University-Madison
    Private, for profit
    5218 E. Terrace Dr.
    Madison WI  53718
    (800)582-1227

    2,649 students
  • 1701 Wright St
    Madison WI  53704
    (608)246-6100

    16,759 students
  • 2702 Agriculture Drive
    Madison WI  53718
    (608)663-2000

    468 students
  • 780 Regent St
    Madison WI  53708
    (608)262-1783

    14,045 students
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