University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

country rank  138
world rank  307

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University Overview

Founded in 1885, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Milwaukee (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Wisconsin. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 134 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UWM
Founded 1885
Colours Black and gold

University Location

Address 2200 E Kenwood Boulevard
Milwaukee (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
53201-0413 Wisconsin
United States
T +1 (414) 229 1122
F +1 (414) 229 6940

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office Box 749
Milwaukee 53201
+1 (414) 229 2222

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1951


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of Wisconsin System
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019