Tuition & Fees

$7,650

$16,223

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
6%
24-29
27%
18-23
50%
12-17
16%
6-11
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
39%
18-23
40%
12-17
18%
30-36
3%
24-29
33%
18-23
58%
12-17
6%
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undergraduateRatios

51%

49%

male

female

1
21

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,056
Declined + 1,172
Total Received 6,228
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Public

11,380

undergraduate students

1,248

graduate students

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School Facts

University of Wisconsin Whitewater, founded in 1868, is a public, comprehensive institution. Its 400-acre campus located in Whitewater, WI, 45 miles southeast of Milwaukee.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 12,628
Established in 1868
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

Whitewater, WI

400-acre campus in Whitewater (population: 14,517), 45 miles from Milwaukee. Major airport and train serve Milwaukee; bus serves Janesville (20 miles).

University of Wisconsin — Whitewater
800 West Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
40%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
97%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
12 fraternities 5% of male students
 
7 sororities 7% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
9%
Top 1/4
28%
Top 1/2
72%
Bottom 1/2
28%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
6%
24-29
27%
18-23
50%
12-17
16%
6-11
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
39%
18-23
40%
12-17
18%
30-36
3%
24-29
33%
18-23
58%
12-17
6%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted no
Application deadline May 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,056
Declined + 1,172
Total Received 6,228

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Essay

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Jeremy Reed
Director of Admissions
P: 262 472-1440
F: 262 472-1515
uwwadmit@uww.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,519
Room & board $7,204
Additional fees $1,131
Books & supplies $600
Total $15,454
Average Financial Aid - $8,131
Total with Avg. Aid $7,323

Financial Aid

63%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$8,131

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $13,400,000
State $6,950,000
Institutional
Other external $934,000
Total $21,284,000

Non-need-based

Federal $120,000
State $106,000
Institutional $1,600,000
Other external $2,300,000
Total $4,126,000

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
cross-country
diving
football
golf
gymnastics
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Warhawks
School colors
purple and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Applied Economics
Art
Art Education
Biology
Biology Education
Business Administration
Business Education
Business/Marketing Education
Chemistry
Chemistry Education
Communication
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Computer Science
Counseling
Criminology
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Economics Education
Educational Leadership
Educational Specialist
Elementary Education
English
English Education
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Safety/Health
Environmental Science
Finance
French
French Education
General Business
General Education
General Management
Geography
Geography Education
German
German Education
History
History Education
Human Resource Management
Individually Designed
Information Technology
Integrated Science/Business
International Studies
Japanese Studies
Journalism
Liberal Studies
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Media Arts/Game Design
Music
Occupational Safety
Physical Education
Physics
Physics Education
Political Science
Political Science Education
Professional Development
Psychology
Psychology Education
Public Policy/Administration
School Business Management
School Psychology
Social Studies Broadfield
Social Work
Sociology
Sociology Education
Spanish
Spanish Education
Special Education
Supply Chain/Operations Management
Theatre
Theatre Education
Women's Studies
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Undergraduate

90%

11,380
students

Female
49%
5,625

Male
51%
5,755

Graduate

10%

1,248
students

Female
54%
676

Male
46%
572

undergraduateFull-time

88%

10,088
students

Female
49%
4,929

Male
51%
5,159

undergraduatePart-time

12%

1,292
students

Female
54%
696

Male
46%
596

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
78%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

89%

Transfer applicants accepted

64%

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) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

72

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

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

95%

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
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 25
Countries most often represented Cameroon
China
Germany
Japan
Saudi Arabia
United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Candace Chenoweth
Director of the Center for Global Education
262 472-5178
chenowec@uww.edu

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