Tuition & Fees

$7,484

$15,335

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
9%
24-29
29%
18-23
44%
12-17
17%
6-11
1%
30-36
10%
24-29
46%
18-23
30%
12-17
14%
30-36
8%
24-29
37%
18-23
46%
12-17
9%
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undergraduateRatios

66%

male

34%

female

1

teacher

21

students

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Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,937
Declined + 774
Total Received 3,711
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Public

7,520

undergraduate students

909

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Engineering
  2. Agriculture
  3. Homeland Security
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Codes

SAT 1917
ACT 4676
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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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 8,429
Established in 1866
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ATMAE (Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)

Platteville, WI

821-acre campus in Platteville (population: 11,224), 25 miles from Dubuque. Major airport serves Madison (75 miles); smaller airport and train serve Dubuque.

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
41%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
98%
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

 
9 fraternities 4% of male students
 
7 sororities 4% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
39%
Top 1/2
73%
Bottom 1/2
27%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
9%
24-29
29%
18-23
44%
12-17
17%
6-11
1%
30-36
10%
24-29
46%
18-23
30%
12-17
14%
30-36
8%
24-29
37%
18-23
46%
12-17
9%

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)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,937
Declined + 774
Total Received 3,711

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Particular talent/ability
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Alumni/ae relationship
Extracurricular activities
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Recommendations

Not Considered

Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Heidi Tuescher-Gille
Director of Admission and Enrollment Services
P: 877 897-5288
F: 608 342-1122
admit@uwplatt.edu

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

John Cage
Director of Financial Aid
finaid@uwplatt.edu

Varsity Sports

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

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 Directors

Shannon Ealy (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Mascot
Pioneer Pete
School colors
blue and orange

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Ag/Life Science
Agribusiness
Agricultural Education
Animal Science
Art
Biology
Broad Field Science
Business Administration
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Dairy Science
Education
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
Engineering
Engineering Physics
English
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Horticulture
Foreign Language
Forensic Investigation
General Engineering
Geography
Health/Human Performance
History
Individually Contract
Industrial Engineering
Industrial Technology Management
Integrated Supply Chain Management
International Studies
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Media Studies
Music
Organizational Change Leadership
Philosophy
Political Science
Project Management
Psychology
Reclamation/Environment/Conservation
Social Science
Software Engineering
Soil/Crop Science
Sustainable/Renewable Energy Systems
Technology Education
Theatre
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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
  • Honors 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

8,429

total students

76%

in-state

24%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

89%

7,520
students

Female
34%
2,536

Male
66%
4,984

11%

909
students

Female
46%
418

Male
54%
491

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

89%

6,751
students

Female
35%
2,309

Male
65%
4,442

11%

769
students

Female
30%
227

Male
70%
542

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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
3%
Hispanic/Latino
88%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

70%

Transfer applicants accepted

70%

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) Required of All
Interview
Standardized test scores
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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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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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 ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Bing Liang
International Admission and Recruitment Advisor
608 342-1125
liangb@uwplatt.edu

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