University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee

Address:
2200 E Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee, WI 53201-0413
Phone:
414-229-1122
Website:
http://www.uwm.edu
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About University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee

University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee is classified as a doctoral-granting university with high research activity. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. Up to 50% of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and fewer than 25% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in over half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in the sciences, humanities, social sciences, and medical fields. Professional education may also be available within other professional fields and related health professions. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up at least 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate25,204
 Graduate5,214
 Total30,418
GenderFemale51%
 Male49%
Student Age% Under 2569%
 % 25 and Over31%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time77%
 % Part-time23%
Race/Ethnicity% White77.6%
 % Black6.8%
 % Asian4.4%
 % Latino4.4%
 % Native American0.6%
 % Race Unknown2.3%
 % International student3%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingCity
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal9,610
 % Admitted92%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled47%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRequired
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT96%
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite19 / 3624 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$44
 Graduate Application Fee$56
 In-State Tuition & Fees$8,151
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$17,880
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid73%
 % Undergraduates with Loans61%
 % Undergraduates with Grants29%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,000
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$7,018
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,900
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,928
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,928
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,928

Neighborhood Data for the Milwaukee Area

Median Age30.5
Median Household Income$35,851
Total Population591,957
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total47.9% 52.1%
 Age 0-950.6%49.4%
 Age 10-1749.7%50.3%
 Age 18-2448.9%51.1%
 Age 25-2947.3%52.7%
 Age 30-3949.2%50.8%
 40+46.8%53.2%
Race/Ethnicity% White47.4%
 % Black39.3%
 % Asian3.5%
 % Latino16.8%
 % Native American0.7%
 % Pacific Islander0.1%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.4%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$7,018
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,900
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$617
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50044.1%27.2%6.2%
 $500 to $74937.2%51.6%0.0%
 $750 to $99912.7%14.8%37.4%
 Over $10006.0%6.4%16.9%
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