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University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Milwaukee, WI

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.

Web Sitewww.uwm.edu/
Institution TypePublic
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students21,375
   Women11,091 (51.9%)
   Men10,284 (48.1%)
Graduate Students4,636

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate72% of 9,834 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineRolling
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.11
SAT MathNot reported
SAT Critical ReadingNot reported
SAT WritingNot reported
ACT CompositeNot reported

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $23,999
Out-of-state: $34,357
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,543
Out-of-state: $19,901
Room and Board
$10,350
Average Percent of Need Met40%
Average Freshman Award$7,086
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$36,945

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
1,114
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 12% of classes
10-19 students: 31% of classes
20-29 students: 28% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 6% of classes
Over 100 students: 4% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Milwaukee Population598,916
Nearest Metropolitan AreaMilwaukee
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing 71% of freshmen, 18% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division I
MascotPanther
Sororities 
Fraternities 

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
7.0% Asian
8.3% Black/African-American
10.5% Hispanic/Latino
4.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
69.2% White
0.2% Unknown
International Students3.5% from 89 countries
First-Year Students Returning72.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
13.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.22 3.49 615 575 23
Low 2.00 2.30 510 480 17
High 4.00 4.31 740 630 32
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DID YOU KNOW?

• The UWM Outing Center offers skydiving, spelunking, kayaking, white water rafting and on-campus bike loans.

• UWM's student court mediates complaints against students or student organizations made by other students or student organizations.

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