Tuition & Fees

$7,681

$15,951

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
7%
500-599
53%
400-499
36%
300-399
2%
700-800
2%
600-699
18%
500-599
50%
400-499
25%
300-399
5%
600-699
10%
500-599
27%
400-499
45%
300-399
18%
30-36
4%
24-29
18%
18-23
49%
12-17
26%
6-11
3%
24-29
21%
18-23
38%
12-17
41%
30-36
1%
24-29
20%
18-23
58%
12-17
21%
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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

1

teacher

19

students

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Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,443
Declined + 208
Total Received 1,651
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Public

4,090

undergraduate students

235

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Management
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 1860
ACT 4690

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Location

School Facts

University of Wisconsin -- Parkside, founded in 1968, is a public, comprehensive institution. Its 751-acre campus is located between Kenosha and Racine in southeastern Wisconsin, 30 miles south of Milwaukee and 60 miles north of Chicago.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 4,325
Established in 1968
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •   CAHIIM (Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education)
•  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission

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Kenosha, WI

751-acre, suburban campus in Kenosha (population: 99,877), 30 miles from Milwaukee. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Milwaukee. Public transportation serves campus.

University of Wisconsin — Parkside
900 Wood Road
Kenosha, WI 53141

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
18%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
39%
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

 
3 fraternities 1% of male students
 
4 sororities 1% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
36%
Top 1/2
74%
Bottom 1/2
26%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
7%
500-599
53%
400-499
36%
300-399
2%
700-800
2%
600-699
18%
500-599
50%
400-499
25%
300-399
5%
600-699
10%
500-599
27%
400-499
45%
300-399
18%
30-36
4%
24-29
18%
18-23
49%
12-17
26%
6-11
3%
24-29
21%
18-23
38%
12-17
41%
30-36
1%
24-29
20%
18-23
58%
12-17
21%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Recommended
SAT or ACT Required of some

Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,443
Declined + 208
Total Received 1,651

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record

Important

Standardized test scores

Considered

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

Not Considered

Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Troy Moldenhauer
Director of Recruitment and Admissions
P: 877 633-3897
F: 262 595-2008
admissions@uwp.edu

Financial Aid

62%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$9,321

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,298
Room $4,494
Board $3,532
Additional fees $1,383
Books & supplies $700
Total $16,407
Average Financial Aid - $9,321
Total with Avg. Aid $7,086

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $7,816,399
State $3,684,924
Institutional $26,269
Other external $380,054
Total $11,907,646

Non-need-based

Federal
State $31,292
Institutional $347,756
Other external $529,774
Total $908,822
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 262 595-2574
F: 262 595-2216
finaid@uwp.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Kristina Klemens
Interim Director of Student Financial Aid
klemens@uwp.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
rugby
soccer
softball
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

rugby

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, dance, disc golf, field hockey, football, soccer, tennis, volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Andrew Gavin (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Mascot
Rangers
School colors
green and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Applied Health Sciences
Applied Professional Studies
Art
Biological Sciences
Business Administration
Business Management
Chemistry
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Communication
Computer Science
Computer/Information Systems
Criminal Justice
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Elementary Education
Engineering
English
Environmental Studies
Exercise Science
Financial Economics
Geography
Geosciences
Graphic Design
Health Information Management/Technology
Health/Wellness Management
Healthcare Administration
History
International Studies
Laboratory Science
Liberal Studies
Liberal Studies/Leadership
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Mathematics
Military/Security Studies
Molecular Biology/Bioinformatics
Music
Nursing
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Professional Studies
Psychology
Secondary Education
Sociology/Anthropology
Spanish
Special Education
Sport Management
Sustainable Management
Theatre Arts
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Management
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

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

Pre-professional Programs

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

4,325

total students

82%

in-state

18%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

95%

4,090
students

Female
53%
2,167

Male
47%
1,923

5%

235
students

Female
49%
115

Male
51%
120

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

78%

3,197
students

Female
53%
1,680

Male
47%
1,517

22%

893
students

Female
55%
487

Male
45%
406

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Hispanic/Latino
53%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

94%

Transfer applicants accepted

73%

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 Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of Some

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

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

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 54
Countries most often represented China
Germany
India
Mexico
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Laine Philippa
International Student Advisor
262 595-3215
laine@uwp.edu

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