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University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

11,557 students

82% admitted

  • 9,951 full time
  • 1,606 part time
  • 5,051 men full time
  • 4,900 women full time
  • 5,521 applied
  • 4,506 admitted
  • 2,044 enrolled

9,866 Undergraduates

$6,519 tuition/year

  • 1,413 Graduates
  • 278 Non-Degree
  • $6,519 in state
  • $1,009 fees
  • $5,786 room & board
  • $600 books
  • (Based on stats from 2012/2013)

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At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Great Lakes Town, distant from an urban area
Highest Degree Offered: Master's degree
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Anonymous
  • 0
  • The University Of Wisconsin- Whitewater to me is the best school in the state of Wisconsin. Whitewater has the best business program then any college in the state of Wisconsin.…

  • Jul-05-2012 Read More
  • Rebecca from Whitewater, WI
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  • Very good education and excellent, hands on teachers. Small campus with a large campus feel. Lots of places for study and play--you should not be bored on this campus!…

  • Apr-21-2013 Read More
  • Kristina from Wisconsin Rapids, WI
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  • A smaller college with a great Letters and Sciences building. You will love being able to walk everywhere easily. It has many opportunities for volunteering, or joining clubs/organizations.…

  • Jun-19-2013 Read More
  • Liz from Eagle, WI
  • 0
  • UWW is an outstanding school due to its ability to cater to all types of students, its size, and its dynamic and stimulating student life. The university's size is small…

  • Jan-11-2012 Read More
  • Elizabeth from Lake Mills, WI
  • 0
  • the campus may be smaller, but the education is top notch. i feel like my teachers are genuinely concerned with my academic performance and are willing to help me succeed.…

  • Feb-06-2012 Read More
Mission Statement

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater shares the mission of the University of Wisconsin System and the core mission of the other comprehensive institutions within the University of Wisconsin System. In addition to the system and core missions, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater has the following select mission:
a) The University offers an extensive range of undergraduate programs and degrees, including interdisciplinary programs, in letters, sciences, and the arts, as well as programs and degrees leading to professional specialization.
b) The University offers graduate education built clearly upon its undergraduate emphases and strengths with particular emphasis in the fields of business and education.
c) The University expects scholarly activity, including research, scholarship and creative endeavor, that supports its programs at the associate and baccalaureate degree level, its selected graduate programs, and its special mission.
d) The University provides supportive services and programs for students with disabilities.
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Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 1
  • Brandon from Milwaukee, WI
  • Jan-03-2012 I am a past student here

    All there is to do here is to go to class and to your friends dorm and to your dorm, no other entertainment under the age 21.

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  • 5
  • Emilee from Saint Francis, WI
  • Nov-16-2011 I am a current student here

    I love the campus! Everyone is so down to earth and friendly. I loved my first week here- the freshman orientation was amazing! Everyone was really geared to helping the incoming students! Because the campus is so small, everything and everyone feels close-knit. I see people I know all the time walking to class! Classes are small, too. No more than 30 kids, except maybe in the GenEd classes, but I'm sure it wouldn't surpass 50.

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  • 5
  • Caryn from Wales, WI
  • Sep-27-2011 I am a current student here

    I love the beautiful campus and my great professors. The student organizations are nice, though I don't personally have time for them.

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  • 5
  • Anna from Whitewater, WI
  • Aug-01-2011 I am a current student here

    I think Whitewater is beautiful, first of all, particularly in the Springtime. Some people say that everyone goes home on the weekends, but that's not true anymore. There's a lot to do in Whitewater, though it's a small town. During football season, our games (on Saturdays usually) are always a good time, because our team is so good (Division 3 Champions!) In the University Center, there is a bowling alley, $1 movies shown nearly every weekend that are fun and CURRENT movies, good food like UNO's pizza, and comedians or bands to listen to on Thursday nights. If you live in a dorm, your floor will have weekly activities going on like Game Night or S'mores parties, where it's easy to make friends. In town there are also things to do like check out the library or thrift shops, get a tattoo downtown, go for a walk along the beach, get a bite to eat at one of the diners in town, or get a drink at one of the bars if you're of age. Whitewater does seem to have a ritual called Thirsty Thursday. If you're not a partier however, don't worry. People don't usually get too crazy- unless it's Homecoming.

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