University of Wisconsin—Platteville

Platteville, WI

University of Wisconsin—Platteville

Platteville, WI

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Tuition & Fees

$7,873

$16,148

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

75th
24
25th
19
75th
27
25th
20
75th
26
25th
20
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undergraduateRatios

61%

male

39%

female

20

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,991
Declined 680
Total Received 3,671
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Public

8,325

undergraduate students

1,078

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Founded in 1866, University of Wisconsin—Platteville is a public comprehensive institution. Its 821-acre campus is located in Platteville, WI, 65 miles southwest of Madison.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 9,403
Established in 1866
Coeducational Coeducational

821-acre campus in Platteville (population: 12,457), 25 miles from Dubuque. Major airport serves Madison (75 miles); smaller airport and train serve Dubuque.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

University of Wisconsin—Platteville
1 University Plaza
Platteville, WI
53818

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
43%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
91%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may 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
14%
Top 1/4
37%
Top 1/2
73%
Bottom 1/2
27%
Bottom 1/4
61%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

75th
24
25th
19
75th
27
25th
20
75th
26
25th
20

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,991
Declined 680
Total Received 3,671

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School GPA
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
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • 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

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
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

54%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$5,130

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,418
Room $5,100
Board $3,050
Additional fees $1,455
Books & supplies $200
Total $16,223
Average Financial Aid - $5,130
Total with Avg. Aid $11,093

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $8,987,790
State $4,316,239
Institutional $2,720,626
Other external $1,925,444
Total $17,950,099

Non-need-based

Federal
State $160,158
Institutional $1,992,798
Other external $1,132,021
Total $3,284,977

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 616-0412
F: 608 342-1281
finaid@uwplatt.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Volleyball yes
Wrestling yes

Club Sports - Men's

bowling, hockey, lacrosse, rugby, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

bowling, hockey, lacrosse, rugby, tennis, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, broomball, disc golf, dodgeball, football, indoor soccer, racquetball, softball, tennis, volleyball, water polo

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations. yes
Agricultural Business Technology/Technician. yes
Agricultural Teacher Education. yes
Agronomy and Crop Science. yes
Animal Sciences, General. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Biological and Physical Sciences. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Civil Engineering, General. yes
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services, Other. yes
Computer Science. yes
Computer Software Engineering. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes yes
Dairy Science. yes
Education, General. yes
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other. yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics. yes
Engineering, General. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. yes
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General. yes
Forensic Science and Technology. yes
Geography. yes
History, General. yes
Horticultural Science. yes
Industrial Engineering. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management. yes
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician. yes yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music, General. yes
Nanotechnology. yes
Natural Resources and Conservation, Other. yes
Organizational Leadership. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Project Management. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General. yes
Sustainability Studies. yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other. yes
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Engineering
  2. Agriculture
  3. Homeland Security

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Agriculture
  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies
  • Vocational Arts
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

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

9,403

total students

77%

in-state

23%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

89%

8,325
students

Female
39%
3,240

Male
61%
5,085

11%

1,078
students

Female
46%
494

Male
54%
584

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

80%

6,689
students

Female
36%
2,397

Male
64%
4,292

20%

1,636
students

Female
52%
843

Male
48%
793

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
87%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

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 Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 14
Countries most often represented China
Germany
Kuwait
Nigeria
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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