800 W. Main Street Whitewater, WI 53190 262-472-1440
About University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
  • Year of Foundation 1868
  • Size of Campus 385 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 9,387
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 50% 50% 4% OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $5,568 In state, $13,042 Out of state
  • Room and Board $4,322
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $35
  • Enrollment No. 8,999
The University of Wisconsin–Whitewater (also known as UW–Whitewater ) is part of the University of Wisconsin System, located in Whitewater, Wisconsin. It became the state's second public college on April 21, 1868 when it opened its doors to 39 students taught by nine faculty members. It is a four-year, co-educational, residential college accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. Enrollment in 2010-11 stood at over 11,500. The chancellor is Richard Telfer.
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 4%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Arabic Club, Black Student Union, German Club, International Student Association, Japanese Anime and Cultural Society, Latinos Unidos, Muslim American Student Association, Native American Student Association, Southeast Asia
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of frats 6
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 4
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Homecoming, Warhawk Welcome Celebration, Battle of the Bands, Cinco do Mayo Celebration, Martin Luther King, Jr. , Commemorative Event, Commencement, Founders Day, Summer on the Mall, Cesar Chavez Celebration, Family Fest.
  • Percent students who are frat members 4%
  • Number of honor societies Beta Alpha Psi, Beta Beta Beta, Beta Gamma Sigma, Chi Sigma Iota, Gamma Theta Upsilon, Golden Key, Honors Student Association, Kappa Delta Pi, Mu Kappa Tau, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Eta Sigma, Pi Omega Pi, PreMedical Honor Society, Sigma Delta Pi, Sigma Iota E
  • Number of students in fraternities 6
  • Number of sororities 8
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Alpha Omega; Baha-i; Campus Crusade for Christ; Catholic Student Coalition; Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship; Diamond Way Buddist Group; Intervarsity Christian Fellowship; Jewish Student Organization; Lutheran-Episcopal Stude
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Distance to nearest airport Milwaukee, Wisconsin (50), Madison, Wisconsin (40)
  • Distance to nearest train Milwaukee, Wisconsin (50)
  • Distance to nearest bus Whitewater, Wisconsin
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 9%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (97%), women's dorms (3%), sorority housing, fraternity housing, special housing for disabled students, special housing for international students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 91%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 14%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 40%
  • 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 14
Campus Services
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 100
  • Number Of Microforms 1,240,402
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 3,000
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 4,078
  • Computer Courses No
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Library Facilities has bibliographic instruction lab with hands-on facility, group study rooms with A/V set up and computer capabilities.
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number of e-books 23,199
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 60
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills, other
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 18,868
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, other
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 50
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 670,308
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 10
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious, other
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Museums Crossman Art Gallery, Irvin L. Young Performing Arts Center
Student Employment and Career
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,530
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 26%
  • Employed Students after 1 year 76%
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs 100+ firms (applies primarily to College of Business & Economics graduates)US BankKohl's Department StoresStrongCygnus Business MediaQuad/GraphicsSuby Von Haden & AssociatesM&I BankNorthwestern MutualAmerican ExpressDeloitte & Touche
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
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