Scenic shores of Lake Mendota to the north. Robust wildlife of the Arboretum to the south. In between, you’ll find 936 bustling acres that Badgers call home.
Built on an isthmus, UW–Madison and the city of Madison seamlessly blend together, creating opportunities and an atmosphere unlike any other campus. When visiting, you can immerse yourself in campus life at lively venues such as Camp Randall, the Memorial Union, and State Street. And you can always find serenity at our treasured natural areas, including the Lakeshore Path and Picnic Point. Each campus visit is unique. Ready to start yours?
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of 2 major U.S. cities built on an isthmus
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