University of Wisconsin – Platteville

1 University Plaza, Platteville, WI

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University of Wisconsin - Platteville provides a variety of educational opportunities for students to assist them in their growth and development. The school is located in Platteville, Wisconsin and publically funded. Over seven thousand students enroll at University of Wisconsin - Platteville yearly.

Students may select from many areas of study, including but not limited to:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Security And Protective Services
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technology
  • Education

The admissions process will include the submission of an application, school records, and test scores, which are then evaluated by admissions officials. Most students accepted to University of Wisconsin - Platteville score in a range of 20 - 25 on the ACT exam. 96% of those who apply are accepted to this school, of which 54 percent choose to attend. More information on admissions can be found here.

The cost of tuition varies for in-state and out-of-state residents. In-state residents pay around $7,800 and nonresidents pay $16,000 annually. Housing may be available for those that want to live on-campus for a cost of $3,600 for the year. Students attending this school may qualify for aid which is typically scholarships, grants, and loans.

The University of Wisconsin - Platteville "Pioneers" compete in a number of intercollegiate sports through participation in the NCAA. Sports available may include the following:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division III)
  • Football (NCAA Division III)
  • Golf (NCAA Division III)

To see a full list of academic programs offered, enrollment information, admissions information, and more, please visit the school's website at

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give you an idea of the students University of Wisconsin – Platteville accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at University of Wisconsin – Platteville is about 8,900. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 18% enrolling as graduate students and 89% as undergraduate students.


Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $14,400. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $44 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • In-State: $6,400-$7,700
    • Out-of-State: $14,000-$17,120
  • Charges per unit:
    • State Residents: $270-$320 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $600-$710 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid86%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships65%$2,804
Receiving Student Loans66%$6,856

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, University of Wisconsin – Platteville may offer student services like:

  • Distance learning
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Student employment
  • Helping students find work after graduation
  • Day care

Graduation Rates

University of Wisconsin – Platteville has an overall graduation rate which is approximately 54%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years19%
Graduating in 5 Years28%
Graduating in 6 Years8%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Music Program (more info)
    • * Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation (since 1989)

Intercollegiate Athletics

University of Wisconsin – Platteville is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Wisconsin Intercollegiate Ath Conf)
  • Basketball (Wisconsin Intercollegiate Ath Conf)
  • Track and Field (Wisconsin Intercollegiate Ath Conf)
  • Football (Wisconsin Intercollegiate Ath Conf)
  • 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 (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences



Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Foreign Languages and Literature


Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Mathematics and Statistics

    Natural Resources and Conservation

    Philosophy and Religious Studies

    Physical Sciences


    Security and Protective Services

    Social Sciences

    Visual and Performing Arts

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