||About UW-Baraboo/Sauk County
UW-Baraboo/Sauk County is located on 68 acres in Baraboo. Just a short drive from Devil’s Lake State Park, Madison, and Wisconsin Dells, it is part of a region that is rich in beauty, history, and culture. The campus enrolls approximately 650 students, about 35% of whom are age 22 and older. The majority of students come from Sauk, Columbia, Dane, Adams, Marquette, and Juneau counties.
In the Classroom
The campus offers a University of Wisconsin academic experience with challenging coursework, top-notch support systems, and high-quality co-curricular opportunities. It has the most comprehensive first-year experience of any UW campus, providing students with comprehensive advising, co-curricular, and extra-curricular programming.
Outside the Classroom
The campus offers a wide range of co-curricular activities, including visiting artists and guest speakers. In addition, student clubs and organizations plan a wide range of programs, from career fairs to rafting excursions. Opportunities for involvement include: varsity and intramural sports, Student Government Association, Business Club, Future Educators, Outdoor Club, Native American Student Organization, Student Ambassadors, Honor Society, a student newspaper, and performing arts groups.
In the Community
UW-Baraboo/Sauk County also offers a wide range of community outreach activities. Continuing Education Extension (CEE) conducts more than 150 non-credit programs each year, serving more than 1,600 participants. In addition, the campus offers gallery exhibits, theatre productions, recitals, and concerts throughout the year. The local economic impact of the campus is estimated at nearly $8 million annually.