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Tuition

$8,200

$15,752

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,836
Declined + 1,787
Total Received 6,623
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undergraduateRatios

50%

50%

male

female

1  :  23

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Elementary Education
  2. Finance/Business Law
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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 12,028
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)

Codes

SAT 1921
ACT 4684

Social Networks

Public

10,751

undergraduate students

1,277

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
18%
500-599
48%
400-499
26%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
26%
500-599
48%
400-499
17%
300-399
9%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
4%
500-599
56%
400-499
35%
300-399
0
200-299
5%
30-36
4%
24-29
26%
18-23
52%
12-17
17%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
34%
18-23
43%
12-17
19%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
3%
24-29
31%
18-23
57%
12-17
9%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Whitewater, WI

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Whitewater, WI

400-acre campus in Whitewater (population: 14,505), 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
95%
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

 
5 fraternities 4% of male students
 
6 sororities 5% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
9%
Top 1/4
30%
Top 1/2
71%
Bottom 1/2
29%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
18%
500-599
48%
400-499
26%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
26%
500-599
48%
400-499
17%
300-399
9%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
4%
500-599
56%
400-499
35%
300-399
0
200-299
5%
30-36
4%
24-29
26%
18-23
52%
12-17
17%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
34%
18-23
43%
12-17
19%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
3%
24-29
31%
18-23
57%
12-17
9%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $44
Common application accepted no
Application deadline January 1 (priority deadline)
August 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required/GED accepted
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank
Essay
Minority affiliation

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,836
Declined + 1,787
Total Received 6,623

Admissions Contact

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

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,600
Room & board $7,600
Books & supplies $600
Total $15,800
Average Financial Aid - $7,884
Total with Avg. Aid $7,916

Financial Aid

63%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$7,884

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $13,500,000
State $5,830,000
Institutional $1,500
Other external $548,500
Total $19,880,000

Non-need-based

Federal $75,000
State $109,000
Institutional $1,280,000
Other external $3,500,000
Total $4,964,000

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
Art
Biological Sciences
Business Administration
Business Education
Business/Marketing Education
Chemistry
Communication
Communications
Communicative Disorders
Counseling
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Economics
Education
Educational Leadership
Educational Specialist
English
Finance/Business Law
Foreign Languages
French
General Business
General Education
General Management
Geography/Geology
German
Health/Physical Education
History
Human Resources Management
Information Technology/Infrastructure
Integrated Science/Business
International Studies
Journalism
Liberal Studies
Management Computer Systems
Marine Biology
Marketing
Mathematics/Computer Science
Multimedia Digital Arts
Music
Occupational Safety/Health
Operations Management
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physics
Political Science
Pre-Law
Pre-Professional Studies
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Policy/Administration
Race/Cultures
Reading
Safety
School Business Management
School Psychology
Social Work
Sociology/Anthropology
Spanish
Special Education
Speech Communication
Theatre/Dance
Women's Studies
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Undergraduate

89%

10,751
students

Female
50%
5,416

Male
50%
5,335

Graduate

11%

1,277
students

Female
53%
683

Male
47%
594

undergraduateFull-time

92%

9,908
students

Female
51%
4,970

Male
49%
4,938

undergraduatePart-time

8%

843
students

Female
53%
446

Male
47%
397

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
84%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

65%

Transfer applicants accepted

72%

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 Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Spring: January 2

Transfer Credits

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 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 housing
  • 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 Burkina Faso
Cameroon
Ireland
Jamaica
Japan
Sweden
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Ann Hamilton
Interim Director of the Center for Global Education
262 472-1214
hamiltona@uww.edu

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