University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee: Ranking & Review

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Milwaukee Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 123 304
Top 2%

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate72%72%73%
Applicants10,2324,4915,741
Admissions7,4163,2224,184
Enrolled undergraduates3,2331,7551,478
Enrolled total (including graduate students)24,98811,52213,466

8,610 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,847 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $56.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores0
Percent of students submitting SAT scores0%

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores3,131
Percent of students submitting ACT scores97%
ACT Composite
22
ACT English
22
ACT Math
21

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $24,231 $35,510
Off-campus $24,231 $35,510
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $9,606 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 4,310 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $8,091 $19,370
Fees for full-time undergraduates $1,474 $1,474
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $337 $807
Tuition for Full-time graduates $10,387 $23,424
Fees for full-time graduates $1,474 $1,474
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $649 $1,464

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 758 243 5 1,006
Health Professions and Related Programs 515 148 88 751
Engineering 290 83 26 399
Education 239 116 13 368
Visual and Performing Arts 263 52 315
Psychology 184 90 20 294
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 124 165 1 290
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 234 42 2 278
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 232 14 6 252
Social Sciences 168 47 18 233
Library Science 157 157
Architecture and Related Services 90 60 5 155
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 143 4 5 152
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 135 7 142
English Language and Literature & Letters 89 11 12 112
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 80 14 1 95
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 85 4 2 91
Natural Resources and Conservation 63 18 4 85
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 43 13 1 57
Mathematics and Statistics 19 23 11 53
Physical Sciences 22 7 21 50
History 29 7 36
Philosophy and Religious Studies 19 9 28
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 10 1 4 15
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1 1
Grand Total3,8341,3362455,415

A total of 3,834 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,581 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate41%41%42%
  • Full-time retention rate - 74%
  • Part-time retention rate - 45%

General info

Alternative namesUWM
Founded1885
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsblack, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff2,979
Instructional FTE1,169
Research FTE83
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websiteuwm.edu
Address2200 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 53211
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population500,000 - 1,000,000
Phone4142291122
Fax+1 (414) 229 6940

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