20,750
Students
Financial aid thermometer
7,858
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
72
72%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee is a University institution located in Milwaukee, WI, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 413
Milwaukee, WI  53201-0413
United States
Contact Katie Miota
Director, Undergraduate Admissions
Email: uwmlook@uwm.edu
Phone: 414-229-4445

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

10,000
Applied
7,227
Accepted
20,750
Enrolled
72%
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Female Admissions

5,603
Females Applied
4,081
Females Accepted
73%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

4,397
Males Applied
3,146
Males Accepted
72%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.13
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Recommended Essay

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 10th Not reported Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

9,566
In-state
20,844
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,444
Full-time student fees
10,728
Room & board
6,602
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens

Financial Aid

7,858
Avg. Financial Aid Package
7,153
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,083
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,343
Avg. Loan Aid
2,086
Avg. Grant Aid
6,117
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
85% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
46%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
25%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

20,750
Total undergrad students
4%
International Students
11%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.87%
Black or African American 7.48%
White or Caucasian 66.19%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.38%
Asian 6.65%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.08%
Two or more races 4.16%
Other 0.53%

Gender

Male (47.56%)
Female (52.44%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 19%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Fall Welcome and PantherFest

Student Services

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Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
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Bowling No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark Checkmark No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
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Tennis Checkmark No No
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Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark Checkmark No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
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Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
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Faculty

1,519
Total Faculty
19:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 982
Part-time - 537
Male - 756
Female - 763