StudentsReview :: The University of Wisconsin - Madison - Extracurricular Activities Ratings
Search for Schools by Region

or within distance of city

Similar Schools
George Washington University -- District of Columbia, DC
Arizona State University -- Tempe, AZ
Harvard University -- Cambridge, MA

  Who's got the Best?

Perceptual Rankings:
You Make 'Em.
We Post 'Em.
You Vote 'Em Up.
You Vote 'Em Down.
Aww yeah.

The University of Wisconsin - Madison

Breakdown of “Extracurricular Activities” at WISC-Madison

By Gender
By Major
Animal StudiesA-
Art & Design DepartmentB+
Business - Management and AdministrationB+
Chemical EngineeringA+
Civil EngineeringA+
Computer EngineeringC+
Computer ScienceB-
Electrical EngineeringA
Engineering DepartmentB+
Geography and GeosciencesA+
History/Histories (art history/etc.)A-
Language - French/Spanish/etc.A-
Mechanical EngineeringA-
Music - Composition/TheoryA
Natural ResourcesD
Neuroscience/Cognitive ScienceA+
Nuclear EngineeringB-
Political ScienceA-
PreDent and DentistryA
PreMed and MedicalB-
Social WorkA+

Against similar schools

Extracurricular Activities compared with similar schools in class.

University of Wisconsin - Madison
Average of All Schools
Average of schools in class

Harvard University
University of California - Berkeley
Cornell University
Stanford University
Yale University
Princeton University
University of Southern California

Extracurricular Activities

... I am not a sports buff but love to go to Big Ten games ...Read full comment
... Our school is so much fun, always something to do, fun college town, huge sports with the best tailgating, good frat parties/ apartment/house par...Read full comment
... Partier, or non-partier, sports fanatic, or video game master ...Read full comment
... There is a large variety of clubs, sports and programs to be a part of, and the night life isn't half bad either ;) The school has a fantastic re...Read full comment
... Sports are huge here, tailgating parties are fun ...Read full comment
... Because of that, freshmen year was kind of rough on the weekends, I spent most of my time hanging out with the other two ‘sober kids’ on my ...Read full comment
... Find some extracurricular activities that suit you ...Read full comment
... activities and athletics ...Read full comment
... SI On Campus rated UW-Madison as the best sports school, and it shows ...Read full comment
... There are plenty of new people to meet, tons of great entertainment venues and performances, and always sports on-campus to watch ...Read full comment
... It's fairly easy to make friends if you live in the co-ops or do some extra curricular activities and there's various hobby/activity/religious/po...Read full comment
... Hundreds of fun activities and great sports ...Read full comment
... The sports, the city, and the people make this place a lot of fun ...Read full comment
... Given every school has there problems, but if you get involved in activities involved with your specific group, you are going to fit in ...Read full comment
... All the "activities" you may have heard about in Madison all include alcohol and immorality ...Read full comment
... HOMEWORK: lots, depending on your major DIVERSITY: nonexistent SPORTS: the badgers lost their last few games, what more do i have to say ...Read full comment
... If you're into sports, there are plenty events here for you; i particularly enjoy the hockey and football games, although they can get quite expe...Read full comment
... I've learned to adapt to and even love the winter weather and activities now ...Read full comment
... Even if you're not into parties, the city of Madison provides tons of activities and opportunities to keep you busy ...Read full comment
... UW-Madison is one of the most well-rounded schools in terms of academics, sports, and social scene ...Read full comment
... The general atmosphere is very friendly, and there are many different types of people both on campus and in the surrounding area, which combine ...Read full comment
... There are a lot of club/intramural sport opportunities that provide a productive way to get away from your studies from time to time ...Read full comment
... There is always something going on whether it be sports, concerts, or gigantic assemblages of people ...Read full comment
... I'm a pretty smart person so I expected to get into the business school after getting straight A's my first year and having some extracurricular ...Read full comment
... There's everything here: the crowd that like to get drunk and plays sports all weekend, the earthy hippie type, the radical protestor, funky art...Read full comment
... My undergraduate school was not a good cultural fit for me - it was Southern, conservative, religious, racist, and totally into sports and the Gr...Read full comment
... The ensuing media hoopla (our building was on ESPN SportsCenter the next day) was priceless ...Read full comment
... Not to mention the wonderful restaurants, cinema events, indie music, art opportunities, student unions, coffee houses, clean and new gyms, and e...Read full comment
... Campus life is amazing, we rule at sports, we rule at drinking, having fun, Madison is the place to go to college ...Read full comment
... Sports scene may not be the biggest, but I like Ice Hockey ...Read full comment
... The football games here are AMAZING, and Madison definitely lives up to being the best college sports town in the nation ...Read full comment
... Varsity sports are great and every game is competative ...Read full comment
... activities and athletics ...Read full comment
... Try to find other interests (especially extracurricular activities if you're thinking about grad school in the future ...Read full comment
... Your dorm becomes its own community, as every one of them holds activities for freshmen so they can meet others ...Read full comment
... Oh and the sports teams rock ...Read full comment
... I think the city provides a good amount of non-alcoholic activities, you just have to look for them ...Read full comment
... -Badger sports are a great form of entertainment ...Read full comment
The University of Wisconsin - Madison
Compare WISC-MadisonSave WISC-Madison

StudentsReview Advice!

• What is a good school?
• Statistical Significance
• How to choose a Major
• How to choose your Career
• What you make of it?
• How Ivy League Admissions works
• On the Student/Faculty Ratio

• FAFSA: Who is a Parent?
• FAFSA: Parent Contribution
• FAFSA: Dream out of reach

• College Financial Planning
• Survive College and Graduate
• Sniffing Out Commuter Schools
• Preparing for College: A HS Roadmap
• Talking to Your Parents about College.
• Is a top college worth it?
• Why is college hard?
• Why Kids Aren't Happy in Traditional Schools
• Essential College Tips
Ah, college. Considered by many to be the time of a young person's lif... more→
• Cost of College Increasing Faster Than Inflation
According to NPR, the cost of college... more→
• For parents filling out the FAFSA and PROFILE (from a veteran paper slinger)
Just so you know, filling out these forms is a lot more than penciling... more→
• How to choose the right college?
My name is Esteban Correa. I am currently a second year INTERNATIONAL ... more→
• Create The Right Career Habits Now
Getting ahead in your career can be easier if you make the choice to b... more→

• Senior Year (Tips and experience)
It's the end of junior year and everyone is anticipating the arrival o... more→
• Informational Overload! What Should I Look For in a College or University?
We are in an instant information age, where you can find almost anythi... more→
• Personality Type and College Choice
Personality type is something very important to consider when deciding... more→
• A Free Application is a Good Application
As a senior finishing her scholastic year, I feel that it is my duty ... more→

• College Academic Survival Guide
The leap from high school to college academics is not an insignificant... more→
• Getting Involved: The Key to College Happiness
As a tour guide, the absolute, most frequently asked question I got wa... more→
• Choose a Path, Not a Major
Unless you're one of the fortunate souls who's already found their cal... more→
• The Scoop on State Schools
A recent college graduate, I vividly remember touring campuses as a p... more→

• The Purpose of a Higher Education
You are one of the millions of people this year applying for admission... more→
• The Importance of Choosing the Right College Major (2012)
One of the most important academic choices you'll make while in colleg... more→
• How to choose a college major
I was not sure what college major to choose. When you are in your late... more→
• How to guarantee your acceptance to many colleges
Are your grades are not what you think they should be from high school... more→

• Nailing the College Application Process
College applications seem to always be put on top of students procrast... more→
• What to do for a Successful Interview
Interviews seem to become more commonplace in every facet of life as o... more→
• I Don't Know Where to Start (General College Advice)
Preparing for college is a difficult time for every student and it?s o... more→
• Attitude and Dress Code for an Interview (General College Advice)
An interview is something we all have to go through when we get a job... more→

• Starting College (General College Advice)
College is a huge milestone in your life. You?ve seen the castle like ... more→
• Boston Apartment lease: Watch out!

Are you a student and about to sign the very first lease in your li... more→

• What college is right for you?
When thinking about their choices for colleges, many students and pare... more→