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University of Wisconsin - Parkside (UW-P)

900 Wood Rd, Kenosha, WI

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University of Wisconsin - Parkside provides a variety of program options for students to aid them in their growth and development. The school is located in Kenosha, WI and publically funded. Enrollment at University of Wisconsin - Parkside exceeds five thousand yearly.

Areas of study available at UW-P include but are not limited to:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Security And Protective Services
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Recreation And Fitness Studies
  • Psychology

Students applying for admission are most often asked to submit an application, transcripts, records, standardized test scores and any requested personal statements, which will then be reviewed by admissions staff. Most students accepted to University of Wisconsin - Parkside score in a range of 18 to 23 on the ACT. 83% of those students that apply are accepted to this school, of which 53% choose to attend. More information on admissions can be found at uwp.edu.

Tuition & fees at University of Wisconsin - Parkside are different for in-state and out-of-state residents. In-state tuition costs approximately $7,600 per year with out-of-state tuition costing $16,000 annually. On-campus housing is available for students and costs around $4,400 per year. Some students at this school may be eligible for financial aid, which is typically offered as scholarships, grants, and loans.

The mascot for University of Wisconsin - Parkside is the "Rangers", and they participate in intercollegiate sports through the oversight and organization of the NAIA. Athletic programs available may include the following:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division II)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division II)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division II)
  • Golf (NCAA Division II)

To see a full list of academic programs offered, enrollment information, student services, and more, please take a look at the school's website at http://www.uwp.edu.

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Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may give you an idea of the candidates UW-P accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, SAT/ACT scores of students who were accepted, as well as any college credits that may be transferred. This information can be used to see your chances of getting accepted to University of Wisconsin - Parkside.

Admission Requirements & Recommendations

  • High School G.P.A. and School Records are Required
  • High School Academic Ranking are Required
  • SAT or ACT Test Scores are Required
  • TOEFL for ESL Students are Required

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Admissions Test Scores - SAT Exam, ACT Exam, etc...

ACT ® scores for students that were accepted Fall 2010

 Score Range (25th to 75th Percentile)
ACT ® English17 - 23
ACT ® Math17 - 23
ACT ® Composite Score18 - 23

Acceptance Rate Table - Chances of Getting Into UW-P

We have provided a table below which represents your chances of getting accepted into UW-P.

 Number (Percentage)
Applicants1,823
Granted Admissions1,508 (83%)
Accepted Students That Enrolled805 (53%)

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at University of Wisconsin - Parkside is about 5,200. The student body is made up of 97% undergraduate students and 3% graduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $11,100. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $44 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition range estimates:
    • In-State: $6,300-$7,600
    • Out-of-State: $14,000-$16,650
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • In-State: $260-$310 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $580-$690 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid80%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships60%$5,422
Receiving Student Loans63%$5,307

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 7%.

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, University of Wisconsin - Parkside may provide services to students including:

  • Online classes
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Work study style employment
  • Assisting students to find work
  • Child care

Graduation Rates

University of Wisconsin - Parkside has an overall graduation rate which is around 28%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years8%
Graduating in 5 Years13%
Graduating in 6 Years7%

Intercollegiate Athletics

University of Wisconsin - Parkside is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division II (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Great Lakes Valley Conference)
  • Basketball (Great Lakes Valley Conference)
  • Track and Field (Great Lakes Valley Conference)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Security and Protective Services

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Psychology

English Language and Literature

Social Sciences

Communications and Journalism

  • Communication, General (B)

Visual and Performing Arts

  • Digital Arts (B)
  • Drama (B)
  • Art Studies (B)
  • Music (B)

History

Education

Health and Clinical Professions

  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (B)

Computer and Information Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Physical Sciences

Liberal Arts and Sciences

  • Humanistic Studies (B)

Foreign Languages and Literature

  • Spanish Language and Literature (B)

Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Global Studies (B)
  • Sustainability Studies (B)

Philosophy and Religious Studies

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