Dear friends of Madison College,

As we begin a new year, I invite you to reflect with us on 2022.

I have no doubt that the success stories shared here will fill your heart as they do mine. Our students, faculty, staff, and alumni are a remarkable community.

Our hallways and classrooms are filled with hope and determination, with deep conversations and laughter. And, students and faculty and staff are engaging each other directly and daily.

On behalf of the Madison College community, I thank you for your connection to and support for the work we do. You play an integral role in many lives, including those highlighted here.

Many wishes for a bright 2023!


Dr. Jack E. Daniels, III
President, Madison College

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Economic Impact of Madison College

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Source: Economic Impact Report (2018-19); Graduate Employment Report

Stories of Inspiration

What are you hopeful for? 2022 graduates
What 2022 Graduates Are Hopeful For
Watch this inspiring video to hear what our recent graduates are hopeful for, in their own words, just moments after receiving their diploma from Madison College.
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Instructor Hannah Wolf Leads the Way for a New Generation of Welders and Metal Fabricators
Learn about Hannah Wolf’s path from a career-changing student to leader in her field.
Dr. Damira Grady, Vice President of Equity, Inclusion and Community Relations at Madison College
Dr. Damira Grady on Turning Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Plans Into Action
For Damira Grady, Ph.D., Vice President of Equity, Inclusion and Community Relations at Madison College, progress starts with an invitation to collaborate and a desire for synergy.
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Achieving the Dream: Year Two
This past year, Madison College began its three-year commitment and work with Achieving the Dream (ATD), a nonprofit organization that helps colleges evolve leadership, equity, learning and more.
Andrea Southgate, Madison College renewable energy student
Q&A with Renewable Energy Student Andrea Southgate
The future of energy is renewable and Madison College was one of the first schools in the country to offer a Renewable Energy certificate. Meet Andrea Southgate, a student in the College’s Electrical Apprenticeship and Renewable Energy programs.
high school STEM academy students studying
Madison College’s STEM Academy: Building Futures and Creating Connections
STEM Academy students describe their experiences earning their associate degree from Madison College while also finishing high school.
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Leading the Way in Virtual Reality
It happens often these days. Madison College’s Carly Brady and Bill Ballo are at a conference talking about the robust and advanced use of virtual reality (VR) at the school when they are asked “How’d you do that?”
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Business Transfer Agreements Provide Additional Pathways to Success
New agreements in 2022 with UW-Madison’s Online School of Business and the UW-Platteville business program make transferring easier for Madison College students seeking a four-year bachelor's degree.
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Future Healthcare Professionals Club Mends the Gap
Student support advisors Monique Billings and Chelsey Bauer, both with the School of Academic Advancement, saw a need for a new club dedicated to students interested in healthcare-related fields.
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Dzigbodi’s Vision
Dzigbodi Akyea was a long-time advisor at Madison College. Her colleagues remember her as a community icon, a leader, a mother, a true professional and friend.

Campus Enrollment | 2021-22 Academic Year

Our Students

They’re the reason we do what we do. Every student comes to us with one common goal: improving their life. They come to us from a diverse range of backgrounds to learn, grow and transform our communities.

Thank you for your support in fostering long-term student and alumni success.

31,812 Duplicated Headcount

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Source: 2021-22 WTCS Fact Book Student Data

Our Diversity

Don’t let the numerals and percentage points fool you. Our students mean way more to us than numbers on a screen. Each student deserves to feel welcome, included and motivated to succeed. Many students face systemic social and economic challenges that are beyond their control. We will continue to uplift underrepresented students and provide a safe space for collaboration and growth for all.

Source: Madison College Cognos Reporting System (as of January 23, 2023)

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  • 60.7% Caucasian
  • 15.6% Hispanic/Latino
  • 7.5% African American
  • 6.8% Did not disclose
  • 4.2% Asian
  • 4.7% Multi-racial
  • .4% American Indian
  • .00% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

Our Graduates

Your dental hygienist. Your parents’ caregiver. The help desk at your workplace. Odds are good they’re Madison College alumni. Our graduates keep things going across several industries and throughout the district. Their education has led them to provide vital services, support our local economies and to serve as ambassadors for higher education.

Source: Graduate Employment Report