University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

country rank  319
world rank  824

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University Overview

Founded in 1868, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Whitewater (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Wisconsin. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (UWW) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (UWW) 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 150 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. UWW also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UWW
Founded 1868
Colours Purple and white

University Location

Address 800 W Main Street
Whitewater (population range: 10,000-49,999)
53190-1790 Wisconsin
United States
T +1 (262) 472 1234
F +1 (262) 472 1196

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 800 West Main Street
Whitewater 53190-1790
+1 (262) 472 1440

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Wisconsin-Whitewater's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Affiliations

  • University of Wisconsin System
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018