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University of Wisconsin – Whitewater

800 W Main St, Whitewater, WI

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UW Whitewater is a public institution located in Whitewater, Wisconsin and provides a large number of degree programs for students. Approximately twelve thousand students are enrolled annually at University of Wisconsin - Whitewater.

Areas of study offered at UW Whitewater include but are not limited to:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Education
  • Social Sciences
  • Communications And Journalism

The admissions process will include the submission of an application, student records, and standardized test scores, which are then evaluated by the admissions committee. The most common exam scores among applicants accepted to UW Whitewater are between 20 - 25 for the ACT exam, or 1310 - 1610 on the SAT. UW Whitewater admits about 80% of applicants. Of those accepted, about 45% enrolled. More information on admissions can be found at uww.edu.

The tuition at UW Whitewater varies based on the state of residence of the student. In-state residents pay close to $7,900 per year and out-of-state residents are charged $16,000 annually. The price of on-campus housing is about $3,700 annually. This school may help with costs by offering financial aid for students that qualify by way of grants and loans.

The University of Wisconsin - Whitewater "Warhawks" compete in a number of intercollegiate sports through participation in the NCAA. Sports available:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Football (NCAA Division III)
  • Golf (NCAA Division III)

Contact information, tuition information, areas of study, and more may be viewed on school's website at http://www.uww.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may provide a better idea of the candidates University of Wisconsin – Whitewater accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at University of Wisconsin – Whitewater is around 12,000 students, with undergraduate students making up about 90% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.

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Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $12,000. 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:
    • State Residents: $6,500-$7,800
    • Out-of-State: $15,000-$17,510
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • In-State: $270-$330 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $610-$730 per 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 Aid81%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships52%$4,054
Receiving Student Loans66%$7,033
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, University of Wisconsin – Whitewater may provide student services like those listed below:

  • Online course work available
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Assisting students to find work
  • Day care

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of University of Wisconsin – Whitewater is close to 55%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years28%
Graduating in 5 Years22%
Graduating in 6 Years5%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Art and Design Program
  • Music Program
  • Speech-Language Pathology Program
  • Theatre Program

Intercollegiate Athletics

University of Wisconsin – Whitewater 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)
  • Football (Wisconsin Intercollegiate Ath Conf)
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, Indoor
  • Track and Field, Outdoor
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
  • Bowling
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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,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
80.50%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
81%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
22:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
12

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$5,101