University of Wisconsin - Madison
- University of Wisconsin - Madison
With a population of roughly 263,000, Madison is Wisconsin’s state capital and the hub of the larger metropolitan area with a population of over 640,000. Built on an isthmus, UW–Madison and the city of Madison seamlessly blend together, creating opportunities and an atmosphere unlike any other campus. These factors, among others, places on or near the top of several “best places to live” rankings.
Madison is located about 2.5 hours by car from Chicago, and 1.5 hours from Milwaukee The Dane County Regional Airport offers many direct flights from Madison to major cities including Atlanta, Denver, Charlotte, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Minneapolis, New York, Newark, Phoenix, Salt Lake City, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. among others. Madison also boasts of having one of the top-rated health-care systems in the country as well as a high performing school system and strong economy.