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University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Campus Life

Campus Size

Medium-Sized Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 688 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 11 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

50% Women
50% Men


NCAA Division III (with football)

Wisconsin Intercollegiate Ath Conf

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $66,697)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $50,528)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
Baseball 31 - - -
Basketball 16 25 - -
Bowling - 20 - -
Football 100 - - -
Golf - 14 - -
Gymnastics - 17 - -
Soccer 25 25 - -
Softball - 25 - -
Swimming and Diving 25 31 - -
Tennis 15 16 - -
Track and Field, Indoor 51 51 - -
Track and Field, Outdoor 49 49 - -
Track and Field, X-Country 24 30 - -
Volleyball - 21 - -
Wrestling 29 - - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.4%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.9%
Black/non-Hispanic 4.7%
Hispanic 2.6%
Non-resident alien 1.4%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 1.1%
Two or more races 0.6%
White/non-Hispanic 87.2%
Percent of students with disability 5%

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 3
Drug Law Violation 33
Liquor Law Violation 135
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 5
Property Crime 12
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Anonymous
  • 5
  • The dorms is one of the best place about the campus. It has enough space for you and your roommate and sometimes it feel like you are living in a…

  • Jul-05-2012 Read More
  • Madison from Oshkosh, WI
  • 3
  • Bathrooms are actually kept pretty clean. Everyone is super nice. A lot of people leave on weekends, it's a suitcase school so be prepared for a lot of people to…

  • Feb-02-2014 Read More
  • Anonymous Student
  • 3
  • CHOOSE THE SIX PACK if you like having a community/decently calm and respectful area. CHOOSE WELLS if you like loud, noisy places and small, select groups of popular friends. Dorms…

  • Apr-11-2014 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 5
  • Devon from Whitewater, WI
  • Dec-06-2014 I am a current student here

    A lot better than I was expecting- I wish a meal plan wasn't required for those not in Junior Standing or higher, but it's affordable and has a sufficient quality.

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  • 3
  • Anonymous Student
  • Apr-11-2014 I am a current student here

    Dorm food is nice because it's easy to not have to try to figure out dinner on your own, but it can be a little gross sometimes. Drumlin was just renovated in 2013, so it's pretty nice and tastes okay from what I've had. Esker is low-quality food, but you get a lot of it. Erbs and Gerbs is always busy and frequently runs out of ingredients. P-Street is pretty good depending on what you get. The UC has a lot of good food but doesn't cover it in the meal plans for the most part.

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  • 5
  • Andrew from Horicon, WI
  • Jan-17-2014 I am a current student here

    Whitewater has just remodeled their cafeterias! The food is very good and they are both buffet style now so eat up!!! Food is cooked right in front of your eyes!

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  • 4
  • Benjamin from WI
  • Sep-25-2013 I am a current student here

    They have a hall by both dorm sides with an all you care to eat place in it and a smaller in and out place too. Then there are a few cafes and other places in the university center and an academic building. Dining plans are very nice and the food is pretty good. There seems to be some diverse food in the all-you-care-to-eat places too.

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  • 4
  • Alby from Burlington, WI
  • Sep-14-2013 I am a current student here

    Campus food is good you just need to find the place for you. There is the University Center and they have about four places you can find food. Then there is Esker and P. Street they are in the same building but it is probably not the best place on campus and is the place most students complain about. Finally there is Drumlin but that was being renovated and I have yet to go to see the new updates.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Rebecca from Whitewater, WI
  • Apr-21-2013 I am a current student here

    Decent greek life, but the campus doesn't solely focus on what they do. It's more about the students as a whole, not those few in frats and sororities.

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  • 0
  • Alex from Whitewater, WI
  • Mar-06-2013 I am a current student here

    Joining a fraternity or sorority couldn't be any easier! Also, students helping students to achieve academic success and higher GPA's.

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  • 0
  • KAYLEN from Racine, WI
  • Dec-12-2012 I am a current student here

    Greek Life is very apparent when you arrive in Whitewater. You will see the sorority and fraternity houses right away. It seems as though a large majority of people on campus are involved in Greek Life and it is something that makes Whitewater a little more special.

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