Tuition & Fees

$9,565

$20,844

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
8%
24-29
29%
18-23
47%
12-17
16%
30-36
4%
24-29
36%
18-23
42%
12-17
18%
30-36
4%
24-29
32%
18-23
56%
12-17
8%
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

1

teacher

19

students

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Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,227
Declined + 2,773
Total Received 10,000
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Public

20,750

undergraduate students

4,631

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business/marketing
  2. Health Professions/related Programs
  3. Engineering
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Codes

SAT 1473
ACT 4658
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Location

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 25,381
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)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  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)
•  PAB (Planning Accreditation Board)

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Milwaukee, WI

104-acre campus in Milwaukee (population: 595,351). Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation to off-campus parking. Public transportation serves campus.

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
8%
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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
10%
Top 1/4
21%
Top 1/2
68%
Bottom 1/2
32%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
8%
24-29
29%
18-23
47%
12-17
16%
30-36
4%
24-29
36%
18-23
42%
12-17
18%
30-36
4%
24-29
32%
18-23
56%
12-17
8%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted no
Application deadline March 1 (priority deadline)
August 10
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 7,227
Declined + 2,773
Total Received 10,000

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

Katherine Miota
Director of Admissions
P: 414 229-2222
F: 414 229-6940
uwmlook@uwm.edu

Financial Aid

46%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$7,858

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $9,565
Room $6,677
Board $4,189
Books & supplies $800
Total $21,231
Average Financial Aid - $7,858
Total with Avg. Aid $13,373

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $33,016,769
State $18,457,401
Institutional $1,534,232
Other external $1,492,344
Total $54,500,746

Non-need-based

Federal $11,020,356
State $1,670,144
Institutional $1,404,676
Other external $3,306,899
Total $17,402,075
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 414 229-4541
F: 414 229-5699
finaid@uwm.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Timothy Opgenorth
Director of Financial Aid
opgenort@uwm.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Equestrian Sports, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Paintball, Rugby, Sailing, Skiing, Soccer, Table Tennis, Tennis, Track And Field, Triathlon, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Skiing

Club Sports - Women's

Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Equestrian Sports, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Paintball, Rugby, Sailing, Skiing, Soccer, Table Tennis, Tennis, Track And Field, Triathlon, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Skiing

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Badminton, Basketball, Disc Golf, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Floor Hockey, Futsal, Indoor Soccer, Racquetball, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Amanda Braun (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Horizon League
Mascot
Panthers
School colors
black and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Actuarial Science
Administrative Leadership
Africology
American Indian Studies
Anthropology
Applied Computing/Collaborative
Applied Mathematics/Computer Science
Architectural Studies
Architecture
Art
Art Education
Art History
Art History/Criticism
Atmospheric Science
Atmospheric Sciences
Biochemistry
Biological Sciences
Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Sciences
Biomedical/Health Informatics
Business Administration
Chemistry
Chinese
Civil Engineering
Classics
Committee Interdisciplinary
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
Film Studies
Finance
French
Freshwater Sciences
Freshwater Sciences/Technology
Geography
Geosciences
German
Global Studies
Health Care Administration
Health Care Informatics
Health Sciences
Healthcare Administration
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
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
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 Work
Sociology
Spanish
Supply Chain/Operations Management
Sustainable Peacebuilding
Theatre
Urban Education
Urban Planning
Urban Studies
Women's/Gender Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business/marketing
  2. Health Professions/related Programs
  3. Engineering

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Computer Science
  • Engineering

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy

25,381

total students

89%

in-state

11%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

82%

20,750
students

Female
52%
10,882

Male
48%
9,868

18%

4,631
students

Female
60%
2,775

Male
40%
1,856

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

82%

17,055
students

Female
53%
8,935

Male
47%
8,120

18%

3,695
students

Female
53%
1,947

Male
47%
1,748

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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
10%
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

67%

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 10

Spring: January 12

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

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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 56
Countries most often represented China
India
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Jennifer Gruenewald
Director of International Student Admissions
414 229-4846
isss@uwm.edu

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