Madison, WI

The capital city of Madison, Wisconsin, is consistently ranked one of the best college towns in the country! You’re steps away from music, art, theatre, sporting events, museums, restaurants, and more.

Walk to:

  • Monroe Street Farmer’s Market
  • Colectivo Coffee
  • Trader Joe’s
  • Wingra Boats
  • Barriques
  • Mickies Dairy Bar
  • Henry Vilas Zoo

Bike to:

  • The Arboretum
  • Overture Center
  • Wisconsin State Capitol
  • Anywhere on nearly 100 miles of trails!

Bus to:

  • State Street
  • Chazen Museum
  • Olbrich Botanical
Best City

Best City

for an Active Lifestyle
Business Insider, 2017


for jobs social life and affordable living after college graduation
USA Today, 2019
Best City

Best City

to start your new career, August 2018


to Live in the U.S.
Livability, 2019
Best City

Best City

for recent college grads
Livability, 2018


in the U.S.
MSN Money, 2017

"What's Great About Madison"

Intern at a local business or agency

Alliant Energy Corporation
Boys and Girls Club of Dane County
Briarpatch Youth Services
Capital Wealth Advisory Group
Clean Lakes Alliance
CUNA Mutual Group
Gio’s Garden
Goodman Community Center
Jackson Hewitt Tax Service
Journey Mental Health
Kohler Company
Marriage and Family Solutions
M3 Insurance
RENEW Wisconsin
Special Olympics Wisconsin
Summit Credit Union
TDS Telecom
Wisconsin State Journal
WPS Health Solutions

Max Tegen

“I enjoy the location. I can serve and represent Madison as the best capital city as an intern at the State Capitol.”

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Nick Lombardino '10, MBA '12

“Edgewood College has been an integral part of my personal and professional growth. Not just from my education, but having met my wife there, working as a coach, now guest lecturing through Social Science. I’m still serving Edgewood College.”

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