Box 2000, Kenosha, WI 53141-2000 262-595-2355
About University of Wisconsin-Parkside
  • Year of Foundation 1968
  • Size of Campus 700 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 4,853
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 57% 43% 7%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $4,277 In state, $14,323 Ou of state
  • Room and Board $5,550
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee $35
  • Enrollment No. 4,590
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is a four-year public university located in Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States in the center of the Chicago-Milwaukee Conurbation, and just two miles from the Lake Michigan shoreline. UW-Parkside is one of two universities in the UW System not named for the city in which it is located, the other being UW-Stout (following this naming convention UW-Parkside would be named UW-Kenosha). It is part of the University of Wisconsin System. The University of Wisconsin–Parkside was created by an act of the Wisconsin Legislature in 1965.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of honor societies Lambda Pi Eta Honorary, Phi Eta Sigma Honorary Society, Sigma Tau Delta Honorary, Psi Chi National Honorary Society;
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 7
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Crusade for Christ, Impact Movement, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship
  • Other on-campus organizations 1%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 1%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Union, Latinos Unidos, Parkside Asian Organization, Sacred Circle (Native American), Parkside International Club, Students of India, Insieme Italia, Mexican/Mexican-American Club
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 5
  • Other general policies hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses N/A
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Asian American Celebration, Backyard Bash, Black History Month, Cinco de Mayo, Family Day, Hispanic Heritage Month
  • Number of students in fraternities 5
  • Percent students who are frat members 1%
  • Distance to nearest train Sturtevant, WI (8)
  • Distance to nearest bus Kenosha (4)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Mitchell International -- Milwaukee (28), Chicago, IL -- O'Hare (56)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 1%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, apartment for single students, special housing for disabled students, special housing for international students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 52%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 47%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 16%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 3
Campus Services
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Microforms N/A
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities Archives and Area Research Center, Special Collections, Curriculum Collection, Friends of the Library Reading Room with current/popular books, magazines and newspapers, extensive licensed electronic resources, 5050 maps
  • Number Of Subscriptions N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library N/A
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds N/A
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, military, personal, veteran student, academic, psychological, birth control, other
  • Museums Language Lab, Electron Microscope, Music Lab, English Lab, Language Lab, Tutoring Center
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 3,000
  • Navy ROTC on campus? N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? N/A
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 12%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Marquette University)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Employed Students after 1 year 87%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Abbott Laboratories, CNH, Johnson International, SC Johnson Wax, Local School Districts, Harley-Davidson, Snap-On, Miller Brewing
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities City