Our campus community is vibrant and diverse. Here, you can be involved in as many, or as few, extracurricular opportunities you want. Check out your favorite fall and spring sports, enjoy year-round arts and culture, or take time to volunteer with a cause thats important to you.
UW-Madison is among the largest and most comprehensive universities in the nation, and the largest of the 15 distinct institutions in the University of Wisconsin System. UW-Madison comprises 13 schools and colleges that include 120 academic departments, 260 interdisciplinary centers and 440 academic degree/major programs. Our average class size is 29 students, and only 10 percent of our classes have more than 100 students. We offer more than 4,700 courses and 132 majors. UW-Madison has more than 21,000 employees, including more than 2,000 faculty, and is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. The UW Athletic Department includes 23 Division I sports teams and more than 800 student-athletes. The University is a community that embraces diversity both in the people who live, learn and work here and in the experiences that enrich life in the classroom and beyond. The campus provides services and student life programs designed to meet a broad range of student needs and concerns.