University of Wisconsin -- Platteville

Platteville, WI

University of Wisconsin -- Platteville

Platteville, WI

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Tuition & Fees

$7,846

$15,696

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
32%
500-599
48%
400-499
15%
300-399
0
700-800
7%
600-699
33%
500-599
47%
400-499
11%
300-399
1%
30-36
6%
24-29
36%
18-23
50%
12-17
7%
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undergraduateRatios

63%

male

37%

female

1

teacher

20

students

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Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,931
Declined 485
Total Received 3,416
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Public

7,449

undergraduate students

791

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

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

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 8,240
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 Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Dubuque Regional

University of Wisconsin — Platteville
1 University Plaza
Platteville
53818

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
43%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Criminal Justice Association
  • Platteville Gaming Association
  • Dodgeball
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Outdoor Adventure Club

Top Events

  • Welcome Back Concert
  • Homecoming Parade
  • Distinguished Lecturer
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • 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
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
37%
Top 1/2
73%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
32%
500-599
48%
400-499
15%
300-399
0
700-800
7%
600-699
33%
500-599
47%
400-499
11%
300-399
1%
30-36
6%
24-29
36%
18-23
50%
12-17
7%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes

Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,931
Declined 485
Total Received 3,416

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
application essay
class rank
talent/ability

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

geographical residence
interview
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,298
Room & board $7,770
Additional fees $1,548
Books & supplies $200
Other fees $2,260
Total $18,076
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Varsity Sports

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

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Racquetball, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Water polo

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Racquetball, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Water polo

Club Sports Men

Bowling, Cheerleading

Club Sports Women

Bowling, Cheerleading

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Agricultural Business Technology
Agricultural Teacher Education
Agronomy and Crop Science
Animal Sciences, General
Art/Art Studies, General
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business/Commerce, General
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services, Other
Computer Software Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Economics, General
Education, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
Forensic Science and Technology
Geography
History, General
Horticultural Science
Industrial Engineering
International/Global Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music, General
Nanotechnology
Natural Resources and Conservation, Other
Organizational Leadership
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Social Sciences, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sustainability Studies
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
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Programs Offered

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

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

8,240

total students

78%

in-state

22%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

90%

7,449
students

Female
37%
2,761

Male
63%
4,688

10%

791
students

Female
44%
350

Male
56%
441

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

86%

6,458
students

Female
36%
2,293

Male
64%
4,165

14%

991
students

Female
48%
468

Male
52%
523

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 74%
Student 4 year graduation rate 21%
Student 5 year graduation rate 29%
Student 6 year graduation rate 6%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
88%
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

430

Transfer students enrolled

5%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
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 no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

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

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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