University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee

Milwaukee, WI

University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee

Milwaukee, WI

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Tuition & Fees

$9,254

$21,119

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

75th
24
25th
17
75th
24
25th
17
75th
24
25th
19
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

19

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,450
Declined 2,288
Total Received 10,738
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Public

24,695

undergraduate students

5,386

graduate students

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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.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 30,081
Established in 1956
Coeducational Coeducational

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.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
17%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
53%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
9%
Top 1/4
21%
Top 1/2
66%
Bottom 1/2
34%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

75th
24
25th
17
75th
24
25th
17
75th
24
25th
19

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) March 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,450
Declined 2,288
Total Received 10,738

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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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
  • Other
  • 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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Financial Aid

54%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$6,635

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,091
Room $6,274
Board $4,189
Additional fees $1,163
Books & supplies $800
Total $20,517
Average Financial Aid - $6,635
Total with Avg. Aid $13,882

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $32,544,760
State $17,491,146
Institutional $1,544,003
Other external $1,937,100
Total $53,517,009

Non-need-based

Federal $11,097,376
State $1,321,799
Institutional $4,111,484
Other external $2,633,112
Total $19,163,771

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Soccer
Swimming and diving
Tennis
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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Actuarial Science.
African-American/Black Studies.
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects.
Anthropology, General.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Applied Mathematics, Other.
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology.
Architecture.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General.
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Biochemistry.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.
Chemistry, General.
Chemistry, Other.
Cinematography and Film/Video Production.
City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning.
Civil Engineering, General.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Comparative Literature.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Dance, General.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational Psychology.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Engineering, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Science.
Epidemiology.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Film/Cinema/Media Studies.
Finance, General.
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
French Language and Literature.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other.
History, General.
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management.
Human Resources Development.
Industrial Engineering.
Information Science/Studies.
Information Technology.
International/Globalization Studies.
Italian Language and Literature.
Jewish/Judaic Studies.
Language Interpretation and Translation.
Latin American and Caribbean Studies.
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Library and Information Science.
Linguistics.
Management Information Systems, General.
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other.
Manufacturing Engineering.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Materials Engineering.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Medical Informatics.
Meteorology.
Microbiology, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management.
Nutrition Sciences.
Occupational Therapy/Therapist.
Operations Management and Supervision.
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.
Philosophy.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Public Health, General.
Public Health, Other.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Russian Language and Literature.
School Psychology.
Social Sciences, Other.
Social Work.
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Urban Studies/Affairs.
Visual and Performing Arts, General.
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management.
Women's Studies.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business/marketing
  2. Health Professions/related Programs
  3. Computer/information Sciences

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

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Computer Science
  • Engineering

Pre-professional Programs

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

30,081

total students

88%

in-state

12%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

82%

24,695
students

Female
54%
13,322

Male
46%
11,373

18%

5,386
students

Female
61%
3,308

Male
39%
2,078

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

75%

18,485
students

Female
53%
9,728

Male
47%
8,757

25%

6,210
students

Female
58%
3,594

Male
42%
2,616

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
66%
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 Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 10

Spring: January 12

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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