Tuition & Fees

$8,793

$17,366

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

300-399
100%
500-599
100%
30-36
6%
24-29
26%
18-23
49%
12-17
18%
6-11
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
35%
18-23
42%
12-17
19%
30-36
3%
24-29
29%
18-23
59%
12-17
9%
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undergraduateRatios

51%

male

49%

female

1

teacher

20

students

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Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,745
Declined + 961
Total Received 5,706
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Public

11,128

undergraduate students

1,302

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Elementary Education
  2. Finance/business Law
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Codes

SAT 1921
ACT 4684

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Location

School Facts

University of Wisconsin -- Whitewater, founded in 1868, is a public, comprehensive institution. Its 400-acre campus located in Whitewater, WI, 45 miles southeast of Milwaukee.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 12,430
Established in 1868
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

Whitewater, WI

400-acre campus in Whitewater (population: 14,517), 45 miles from Milwaukee. Major airport and train serve Milwaukee; bus serves Janesville (20 miles).

University of Wisconsin — Whitewater
800 West Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
40%
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

 
12 fraternities 7% of male students
 
7 sororities 6% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
9%
Top 1/4
30%
Top 1/2
71%
Bottom 1/2
29%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

300-399
100%
500-599
100%
30-36
6%
24-29
26%
18-23
49%
12-17
18%
6-11
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
35%
18-23
42%
12-17
19%
30-36
3%
24-29
29%
18-23
59%
12-17
9%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted no
Application deadline May 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,745
Declined + 961
Total Received 5,706

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Essay

Considered

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

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Jeremy Reed
Director of Admissions
P: 262 472-1440
F: 262 472-1515
uwwadmit@uww.edu

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 262 472-1130
F: 262 472-5655
uwwfao@uww.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Carol A. Miller
Director of Financial Aid
millerc@uww.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

Baseball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Dodgeball, Fencing, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rugby, Skiing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Skiing, Wake Boarding, Weight Lifting

Club Sports - Women's

Basketball, Cheerleading, Dodgeball, Fencing, Lacrosse, Rugby, Skiing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Skiing, Wake Boarding

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Badminton, Basketball, Billiards, Bowling, Disc Golf, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Golf, Racquetball, Soccer (indoor/outdoor), Softball, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball (indoor/sand)

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Athletic Directors

Randy Marnocha (men's)
Interim Director Of Intercollegiate Athletics
email

Keri Carollo (women's)
Head Coach/assistant Athletic Director Of Compliance/swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Mascot
Warhawks
School colors
purple and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Applied Economics
Art
Art Education
Biology
Biology Education
Business Administration
Business Education
Business/Marketing Education
Chemistry
Chemistry Education
Communication
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Computer Science
Counseling
Criminology
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Economics Education
Educational Leadership
Educational Specialist
Elementary Education
English
English Education
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Safety/Health
Environmental Science
Finance
French
French Education
General Business
General Education
General Management
Geography
Geography Education
German
German Education
History
History Education
Human Resource Management
Individually Designed
Information Technology
Integrated Science/Business
International Studies
Japanese Studies
Journalism
Liberal Studies
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Media Arts/Game Design
Music
Occupational Safety
Physical Education
Physics
Physics Education
Political Science
Political Science Education
Professional Development
Psychology
Psychology Education
Public Policy/Administration
School Business Management
School Psychology
Social Studies Broadfield
Social Work
Sociology
Sociology Education
Spanish
Spanish Education
Special Education
Supply Chain/Operations Management
Theatre
Theatre Education
Women's Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Elementary Education
  2. Finance/business Law

Programs Offered

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

Pre-professional Programs

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

12,430

total students

84%

in-state

16%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

90%

11,128
students

Female
49%
5,490

Male
51%
5,638

10%

1,302
students

Female
57%
736

Male
43%
566

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

88%

9,806
students

Female
49%
4,786

Male
51%
5,020

12%

1,322
students

Female
54%
704

Male
46%
618

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
77%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

90%

Transfer applicants accepted

69%

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 Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

72

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • 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

95%

Additional services

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

Special programs for physically disabled students

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

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 25
Countries most often represented Cameroon
China
Germany
Japan
Saudi Arabia
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Candace Chenoweth
Director of the Center for Global Education
262 472-5178
chenowec@uww.edu

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