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University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee is a public, comprehensive institution. Founded as a state normal school in 1885, it gained university status in 1956. Its 93-acre campus is located in a residential area two miles from downtown Milwaukee.

Website: uwm.edu/

Public
Co-ed
21,509
Undergraduate
Students
(53.3%) 11,474 Women
(46.7%) 10,035 Men
4,630
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
95% of 8,946 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
 
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.16
SAT Math
565 average
510-620 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
570 average
520-620 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
22 average
19-24 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $23,180
Out-of-state: $34,460
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,588
Out-of-state: $20,868
Room and Board
$10,792
Average Percent of Need Met
42%
Average Freshman Award
$8,042
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$37,261
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
934
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 13% of classes
10-19 students: 28% of classes
20-29 students: 30% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 6% of classes
Over 100 students: 5% of classes
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Campus Life

Milwaukee Population
598,916
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Milwaukee
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
17% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Panther
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
6.9% Asian
6.9% Black/African-American
12.7% Hispanic/Latino
4.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
68.6% White
0.2% Unknown
International Students
2.6%
First-Year Students Returning
76.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
19.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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