University of Wisconsin-Parkside Admissions

ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Tuition, Graduation Rate & More

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University of Wisconsin-Parkside Description:

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is located in Somers, a town in the southeastern corner of the state between Racine an Kenosha. Milwaukee is 30 miles to the north and Chicago is 60 miles to the south. The 700-acre campus with its prairies and woodlands acts as a natural laboratory for some of the university's environmental classes. Lake Michigan is just a mile away.

The university is made up of two academic units: the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Business and Technology. Business administration and criminal justice are the most popular majors. The university has a 19 to 1 student / faculty ratio, and 78% of classes have fewer than 30 students. In athletics, the UW-Parkside Rangers compete in the NCAA Division II Great Lakes Valley Conference; the university is the only NCAA Division II member in Wisconsin. The school fields seven men's and six women's varsity sports.

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Admissions Data (2016):

    Enrollment (2016):

    • Total Enrollment: 4,371 (4,248 undergraduates)
    • Gender Breakdown: 47% Male / 53% Female
    • 76% Full-time

    Costs (2016 - 17):

    • Tuition and Fees: $7,367 (in-state); $15,356 (out-of-state)
    • Books: $700 (why so much?)
    • Room and Board: $6,938
    • Other Expenses: $3,796
    • Total Cost: $18,801 (in-state); $26,790 (out-of-state)

      University of Wisconsin-Parkside Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

      • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 79%
      • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
        • Grants: 54%
        • Loans: 58%
      • Average Amount of Aid
        • Grants: $5,108
        • Loans: $5,712

      Academic Programs:

      • Most Popular Majors: Biology, Business Administration, Communication, Criminal Justice, English, Psychology, Sociology, Sport Management.

      Transfer, Retention and Graduation Rates:

      • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 70%
      • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 6%
      • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 24%

      Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

      • Men's Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Wrestling, Track and Field, Soccer, Golf
      • Women's Sports: Basketball, Track and Field, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball

      Data Source:

      National Center for Educational Statistics

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      University of Wisconsin-Parkside Mission Statement:

      see the complete mission statement at http://www.uwp.edu/explore/aboutuwp/mission_vision.cfm

      "The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is committed to high-quality educational programs, creative and scholarly activities, and services responsive to its diverse student population, and its local, national and global communities."

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