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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Campus Life and Facilities

UW-Madison Students Say...

Let its students put it to you this way: “Madison didn't get its top rank as a party school for our incredible chess matches.” There’s really no getting around the fact that Madison is a “huge party school” where “The weekends are a lavish display of hedonism.” Halloween is a legendary party weekend on campus, and drinking is just “part of Wisconsi... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

702 West Johnson Street, Suite 101

Madison, WI 53715–1007

United States

Phone: 608-262-3961

Fax: 608-262-7706


Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 92
Fire Safety Rating: 71
Green Rating: 82
Environment:City (population 75,000 - 299,999)
Campus size: (number of acres): 936.00
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: http://www.safeu.wisc.edu/

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 25.00
Housing Options:Coed dorms
Men's dorms
Women's dorms
Fraternity/sorority housing
Cooperative housing

Residential Learning Communities, Apartments for Student Families
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:Yes
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:873
Student Activities:Academic Groups
Chamber Orchestra
Debating Club
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
Glee Club
Humor Magazine
Improv comedy
International Student Groups
Literary Magazine
Minority Student Groups
Political Discussion Groups
Radio Station
Religious Groups
Singing Groups
Social Services Group
Speakers Forum
Student Film Society
Student Union
Theater Program
Number of Honor Societies:27
Number of Social Sororities:11
    % of women who join:8%
Number of Social Fraternities:26
% of men who join: 9
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Student Services
Other Services:Health
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
Minority Support Groups: Yes
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Athletic Division:1
Men's Sports Team Name:Badgers
Women's Sports Team Name:Badgers
Team Mascot:Bucky Badger
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Army ROTC Offered:On-Campus
Navy ROTC Offered:On-Campus
Air Force ROTC Offered:On-Campus
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Technology On Campus / Facilities
Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes
Email and Web Access Available: Yes
% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 100
Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 752
Average Number of PC's per Lab: 90.00
Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes
Fee for Network Use: No
Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes
Student Web Pages Provided: Yes
Partnerships with Technology Companies: Yes
Fee Amount: Knowledgebase
Online Class Registration Available: Yes
Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No
Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No
Undergraduates that Own Computers: 97.00
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes
Description: Apple, Dell
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: Yes
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: Yes
Special Facilities:Art, physics, and geology museums, nuclear reactor, arboretum, botanical gardens, observatory, campus dairy store (campus-made ice cream and cheese), american indian burial mounds
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