University of Wisconsin -- Parkside

Kenosha, WI

University of Wisconsin -- Parkside

Kenosha, WI

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Tuition & Fees

$7,421

$15,691

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
13%
500-599
47%
400-499
32%
300-399
3%
700-800
3%
600-699
14%
500-599
42%
400-499
36%
300-399
3%
30-36
2%
24-29
18%
18-23
51%
12-17
28%
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

88%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,485
Declined 191
Total Received 1,676
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Public

3,938

undergraduate students

482

graduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 4,420
Established in 1968
Coeducational Coeducational

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.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: Chicago, Milwaukee
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: General Mitchell International

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
21%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Criminal Justice Association
  • Next Level Gaming
  • Parkside Asian Organization
  • Active Minds

Top Events

  • Fall Fest
  • Worldfest Week
  • Ice Cream Social
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • Self-defense training

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
38%
Top 1/2
72%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
13%
500-599
47%
400-499
32%
300-399
3%
700-800
3%
600-699
14%
500-599
42%
400-499
36%
300-399
3%
30-36
2%
24-29
18%
18-23
51%
12-17
28%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.08

Not Selective

88%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,485
Declined 191
Total Received 1,676

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record

Important

standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

level of applicant's interest
interview
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

81%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,823

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,298
Room & board $8,200
Additional fees $1,123.20
Books & supplies $700
Other fees $1,938
Total $18,259.20
Average Financial Aid - $4,823
Total with Avg. Aid $13,436.20
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

rugby

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Basketball, Football, Racquetball, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Football, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Art/Art Studies, General
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Computer Science
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Forestry, Other
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
Graphic Design
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Molecular Biology
Music, General
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Engineering
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Optometry Studies
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Sciences, Other
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Strategic Studies, General
Sustainability Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

4,420

total students

84%

in-state

16%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

89%

3,938
students

Female
55%
2,153

Male
45%
1,785

11%

482
students

Female
48%
231

Male
52%
251

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

79%

3,143
students

Female
56%
1,730

Male
44%
1,413

21%

795
students

Female
54%
423

Male
46%
372

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 72%
Student 4 year graduation rate 18%
Student 5 year graduation rate 19%
Student 6 year graduation rate 7%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
18%
Hispanic/Latino
63%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

403

Transfer students enrolled

9%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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