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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Campus Life

Campus Size

Large Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 4,316 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 96 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

52% Women
48% Men


NCAA Division I-AAA

Horizon League

  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $154,084)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $93,613)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 90 79 - -
Baseball 36 - - -
Basketball 20 17 - -
Soccer 33 30 - -
Swimming and Diving 32 40 - -
Tennis - 10 - -
Volleyball - 16 - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.6%
Asian/Pacific Islander 4.3%
Black/non-Hispanic 7.3%
Hispanic 4.6%
Non-resident alien 3.0%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 2.4%
Two or more races 1.0%
White/non-Hispanic 76.9%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 1
Drug Law Violation 123
Liquor Law Violation 152
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 2
Property Crime 18
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Esther from Marshall, WI
  • 1
  • i can't say. i live in an apartment, but all my friends said the dorms weren't so bad. they are ridiculously expensive, so plan on getting out of them as…

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • Selena from Brookfield, WI
  • I am a current student here

    Not gonna lie, the food is actually pretty good. The have different dinners each night, which can be amazing at times! and if there is nothing special you see, they always have yummy regulars like wraps and burgers!

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  • 3
  • UWM student
  • I am a current student here

    I'm not going to lie, that food in the dining hall gets old. Its the same things the whole semester and its not always good. There are a lot of options and they are allergy friendly but it gets old. There is always the option of keeping food in your room which I highly recommend because you won't always like what is in the dining hall. Also there are so many places that you can eat that aren't very expensive and only a short walk from campus.

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  • 5
  • madeline
  • I am a current student here

    there are a lot of spots to eat on campus. in the three biggest buildings (student union, the library, and the north west quad) there are coffee shop. in the student union, there are a few fast food places, where you can get anything from stir fry to taco bell, to ice cream. right down the street from campus is a line of a lot of chain restaurants. though there are a lot more places a little further away that are so worth the bus ride or walk. downtown has a ton of great places, but there are still a lot of places on the east side that are a little cheaper and closer. there is also shorewood, which has a lot of great places as well. really nobody could go wrong trying to find somewhere to eat.

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  • 3
  • Elizabeth from Waukesha, WI
  • I am a current student here

    It's pretty good. Tons of greasy stuff though, the freshman 15 is real I tell ya! Of course the fruit and vegetables and healthy stuff is weighted and you end up paying more.

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  • 4
  • Freshmen of UW Milwaukee
  • I am a current student here

    Cafeteria food is never good. However, Sandburg food actually isn't all that bad! I can think of a few amazing examples that I grab each and every time that make me feel a little bit better inside! Mac 'n Cheese is something they do well! And let me tell you, for once I'm actually able to eat puppy chow year round now that I live here. (how amazing!) There's also various other places to grab a bite to eat. The Union is home to fast food restaurants and even an ice cream shop! In the Union there's also the Gasthaus. It's home to some of the best food on campus. The underground restaurant is a must when attending Milwauke!

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  • 5
  • Jameela from Waukegan, IL
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    TONS of options. They have tons of food in the main hall. They had a delicious ice cream bar. They also have restaurants in the dorms.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Joshua from Milwaukee, WI
  • I am a current student here

    Greek Life is sub par. It's easy to get to know everyone cause it is so small and it is easy to get positions if you are dedicated

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  • 0
  • Selena from Brookfield, WI
  • I am a current student here

    We definitely have a lot of greek sororities! In he fall semester we have this big fair in the union courtyard with all the different clubs and sororities you can talk to and join.

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  • 0
  • Elizabeth from Waukesha, WI
  • I am a current student here

    The sororities are real bleeps except for one which accepts you no matter who you are, and it also accepts trans students. Also watch out, some of the hazing of the sororities and fraternities has gotten way out of control. I'm guessing numbers are down this year.

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  • 0
  • Chelsey from Milwaukee, WI
  • I am a current student here

    Greek life is very small here on campus but it is expanding with a new sorority that was recently added. Greek life is growing each year. We make sure to plan many events within the Greek council to be more involved on campus and to get more students involved, also to just have some fun and reach out to people.

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  • 0
  • Ransford from Zion, IL
  • I am a current student here

    Most of the teaches don't really help you and want you to fail to weed people out since there are a lot of people taking this major. IF YOU ARE AN OUT OF STATE STUDENT STAY AWAY. SUCKS

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  • 0
  • Audrey from Prentice, WI
  • I am a current student here

    Greek life isn't big here because it is illegal to have more than three unrelated people living under one roof. There are fraternities and sororities but they are more like clubs here.

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