Study: Madison ranks high for life after college

In an analysis of the 100 most successful universities across the U.S., Madison ranks 13th for best college towns for life after college. Fifteen factors were analyzed across four main dimensions: human capital, housing, economic activity, and earning power and equity. Key findings include:  

  • Madison is home to the 42nd most successful university in the U.S.; and 
  • Madison ranks as the 25th city to have an advantageous home-price-to-income ratio between 2010 and 2019.