University of Wisconsin – Parkside

900 Wood Rd, Kenosha, WI 53141-2000

About University of Wisconsin – Parkside

University of Wisconsin – Parkside is classified as a baccalaureate college with an arts and sciences focus. At least 10 percent of all undergraduate degrees awarded are bachelor’s degrees. This large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. Approximately half 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 the professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and professional fields. The majority of graduate degrees are awarded within the business field. According to data for fall enrollment, 60-79% of undergraduates are enrolled as full-time students. This institution has a high transfer rate, with at least 20% of its undergrad students entering as transfers. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution. Over 90% of the student body are enrolled as undergraduates.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate5,153
Student Age% Under 2573%
 % 25 and Over27%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time70%
 % Part-time30%
Race/Ethnicity% White73.1%
 % Black9.9%
 % Asian2.8%
 % Latino8.7%
 % Native American0.4%
 % Race Unknown2.0%
 % International student1%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted87%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled52%
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 ACT92%
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite18 / 3623 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$44
 Graduate Application Fee$56
 In-State Tuition & Fees$6,619
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$14,192
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid75%
 % Undergraduates with Loans57%
 % Undergraduates with Grants44%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$868
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$5,974
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,676
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Kenosha Area

Median Age33.3
Median Household Income$48,396
Total Population98,845
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total48.7% 51.3%
 Age 0-948.0%52.0%
 Age 10-1754.0%46.0%
 Age 18-2452.1%47.9%
 Age 25-2948.6%51.4%
 Age 30-3947.0%53.0%
Race/Ethnicity% White80.1%
 % Black10.1%
 % Asian2.1%
 % Latino15.8%
 % Native American0.6%
 % Pacific Islander0.1%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.5%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$5,974
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$680
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50064.4%29.3%7.1%
 $500 to $74925.0%51.0%0.0%
 $750 to $9996.8%14.8%42.9%
 Over $10003.8%4.8%20.3%
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