Tuition & Fees

$9,534

$19,826

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

48%

52%

male

female

1
19

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,124
Declined + 2,710
Total Received 9,834
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Public

21,375

undergraduate students

4,636

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
7%
24-29
29%
18-23
49%
12-17
15%
30-36
3%
24-29
35%
18-23
43%
12-17
19%
30-36
4%
24-29
31%
18-23
57%
12-17
8%
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School Facts

The University of Wisconsin -- Milwaukee is a public, comprehensive institution. Founded as a state school in 1885, it gained university status in 1956. Its 104-acre campus is located in a residential section of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 26,011
Established in 1956
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ALA (American Library Association)
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)
•  NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASD (National Association of Schools of Dance)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  PAB (Planning Accreditation Board)

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Milwaukee, WI

104-acre campus in Milwaukee (population: 599,642). Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation to off-campus parking. Public transportation serves campus.

University of Wisconsin — Milwaukee
Chapman Hall, 2310 East Hartford Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53201

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
18%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
74%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
9%
Top 1/4
19%
Top 1/2
67%
Bottom 1/2
33%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
7%
24-29
29%
18-23
49%
12-17
15%
30-36
3%
24-29
35%
18-23
43%
12-17
19%
30-36
4%
24-29
31%
18-23
57%
12-17
8%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted no
Application deadline March 1 (priority deadline)
August 11
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,124
Declined + 2,710
Total Received 9,834

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Essay

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Brian Troyer
Associate Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Services
P: 414 229-2222
F: 414 229-6940
uwmlook@uwm.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $35,446,193
State $17,677,319
Institutional $1,913,350
Other external $1,586,753
Total $56,623,615

Non-need-based

Federal $12,714,614
State $2,180,952
Institutional $1,224,518
Other external $3,140,565
Total $19,260,649

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
soccer
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Horizon League (Division I)
Mascot
Panthers
School colors
black and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Actuarial Science
Administrative Leadership
Africology
American Indian Studies
Anthropology
Applied Mathematics/Computer Science
Architectural Studies
Architecture
Art
Art Education
Art History
Art History/Criticism
Art/Design
Athletic Training
Atmospheric Sciences
Biochemistry
Biological Sciences
Biomedical Sciences
Biomedical/Health Informatics
Business Administration
Chemistry
Chinese
Civil Engineering
Classics
Committee Interdisciplinary
Communication
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Community Engagement/Education
Comparative Ethnic Studies
Comparative Literature
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Conservation/Environmental Science
Criminal Justice
Cultural Foundations of Community Engagement/Education
Curriculum/Instruction
Dance
Economics
Education
Educational Psychology
Educational Studies
Electrical Engineering
Engineering
English
Environmental/Occupational Health
Exceptional Education
Executive Business Administration
Film Studies
Film/Video/Animation/New Genres
Finance
French
Freshwater Sciences
Freshwater Sciences/Technology
Geography
Geosciences
German
Global Studies
Health Care Administration
Health Care Informatics
Health Sciences
Hebrew Studies
History
Human Resources Management
Human Resources/Labor Relations
Industrial/Manufacturing Engineering
Information Science/Technology
Information Studies
Information Technology Management
Inter-Arts
International Studies
Interpreter Training
Italian
Japanese
Jewish Studies
Journalism/Advertising/Media Studies
Kinesiology
Language/Literature/Translation
Latin American/Caribbean/U.S. Latin Studies
Liberal Studies
Library/Information Science
Linguistics
Management
Management Science
Marketing
Materials Engineering
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Media Studies
Microbiology
Multidisciplinary Committee-Directed
Music
Music Education
Nonprofit Management/Leadership
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Nutritional Sciences
Occupational Studies
Occupational Therapy
Performing Arts
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Religious Studies
Russian
Social Welfare
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Supply Chain/Operations Management
Sustainable Peacebuilding
Theatre
Theatre Education
Urban Education
Urban Planning
Urban Studies
Women's/Gender Studies
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Undergraduate

82%

21,375
students

Female
52%
11,091

Male
48%
10,284

Graduate

18%

4,636
students

Female
60%
2,764

Male
40%
1,872

undergraduateFull-time

82%

17,578
students

Female
52%
9,058

Male
48%
8,520

undergraduatePart-time

18%

3,797
students

Female
54%
2,033

Male
46%
1,764

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
62%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

62%

Transfer applicants accepted

66%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 11

Spring: January 13

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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