University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Whitewater, WI, USA
3.95 Average Rating

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is a 4-year public school in southeast Wisconsin and part of the UW system. UW Whitewater is home to five colleges conferring undergraduate degrees in more than 50 majors and 119 minors. Additionally, UW Whitewater regularly sends one of the largest student groups to the National Conference on Undergraduate Research each year. For sports fans, UW Whitewater fields 20 varsity teams as well as men’s and women’s wheelchair basketball squads known as the Warhawks.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
69%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision May 1, 2019
Spring Regular Decision December 1, 2018

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
82%
Out-Of-State Students
17%
98%
Submitting ACT
1%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 22
0
36
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
12,434
Total Number of Undergrads
11,133
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
29%
20-39 Students
57%
40-99 Students
12%
0
100
27%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
58%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
20:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$14,107
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$7,662
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$16,235
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$6,442
Books and Supplies
$600

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
51%
Average Aid Per Year
$3,943
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
51%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,446
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$2,129

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
65%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$6,941
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$24,594
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$261
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
51%
49%
Student Organizations
27
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
Yes

Housing

0
100
40%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Warhawks
School Colors
Purple/White
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Wisconsin Intercollegiate Ath Conference

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Milwaukee
Madison
Beloit
Chicago
Oshkosh
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$42,600
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What Students Are Saying

3.95 Average Rating
Whitewater is a college that makes a person feel at home. It is safe, relaxing, fun, and the curriculum is wonderful. Its also affordable and flexible.
Amanda from McHenry, IL
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 enough to allow for comfortable navigation around campus, and it also aids for student-to-professor ratios to be small; giving the student the opportunity to have closer relations and more access to academic assistance. There is also an abundance of activities outside of the classroom, as UWW features hundreds of student organizations, sports, and even Greek life.
Liz from Eagle, WI

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