University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee


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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

In-state Tuition

$6,860 / year

Out-of-state Tuition

$16,432 / year

Room and Board


Application deadline

August 1

Application fee


Educational Resources


In addition to the general and interdisciplinary collections, the holdings of the nationally renowned American Geographical Society Library (AGSL), the Curriculum Library, Music Library and the Multimedia Library all reside within the Golda Meir Library Building. Our Archives and Special Collections departments hold unique materials highlighting our regional strengths in Book Arts and Milwaukee manufacturing, ethnic groups and organizations. We are part of a statewide network of archival repositories which provides extended access to one of a kind materials. The AGSL has over a half million maps, a half million slides and photographs, rare globes and atlases going back to 1452–it is a gold mine for researchers around the world. The AGSL has the largest map collection in any academic library in North America. The libraries also house the largest Slovenian music collection outside of Slovenia.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 2,088,025 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 6,394 current serial subscriptions.
  • 1,772,471 microforms.
  • 208,465 Audio/Visual items.
  • 15,511 e-books.

Museums & Art

Institute of Visual Arts – contemporary visual artUnion Art GalleryGreene Museum



  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 1,000 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 24 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 484 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 1,255 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 22 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 2,400 students can be on the network at once.



nonremedial tutoring, women’s center, placement service, day care, health service


reading, math, writing, study skills


minority student, career, veteran student, academic, older student, birth control


on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interview training

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)

Campus Life



  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 12% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 25% of housing units are Singles.
  • 50% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 6% of housing units are Triples.
  • 19% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 5 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 80% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.


  • 65% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: African Expo & Taste of Africa; Annual Autumn Pow Wow; Annual Habitat for Humanity Sleep-out; Asian Awareness Week; Battle of the Bands; Black Greek Expo & Party; Black History Month; Building Unity Conference; Charity Ball; Distinguished Lecture Series; Drag Ball; Gasthaus Entertainment Series; Greek Forum & Step Show; Homecoming Week; International Week; Islam Awareness Week; Latino/Hispanic Month; LGBT Film Festival; Lyrical Sanctuary; Midnight Mayhem; Neighborhood Cleanup; Student Achievement Awards Reception; Student Leadership Retreat; Student Organization/Involvement Fair; Taste of Service Day; UWM Day of Service; Vagina Monologues; Welcome Week; Women’s History Month
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra
  • In total, there are about 265 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Mortar Board, Phi Eta Sigma, Honors Program Student Association, Pi Theta Epsilon-Rho Chapter, Sigma Delta Pi, National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, Epsilon Iota Chapter, NRHH Panthers Chapter, Eta Sigma Phi, Gamma Gamma Chapter, Psi Chi Tau Beta Pi, Golden Key National Honor Society, Beta Alpha Psi, Eta Theta Chapter
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Ahmadiyya Muslim Student Association, Apologetics Association, Aquinas Club, Baha’i Club, Campus Crusade for Christ, Catholic Students Newman Association, Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship, Chinese Christians on Campus, East Side Baptist Outreach, Eastbrook Int’l. Student Ministry, Impact Movement, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Lutheran Student Fellowship, Lutheran Student Movement (ELCA), Milwaukee Christians on Campus, The Ave Collegiate Fellowship, University Bible Fellowship, University Christian Ministries, WELS Campus Ministry;
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) African Student Association; American Indian Student Association; An Cumann Ceilteach-Celtic Club at UWM; Anime Circle at UWM; Armenian Student Association; Bangladesh Student Assn. at UWM; Black Student Union; Campus Organization for Israel; Celtic Music Club; German and Scandinavian Studies Club; Global Student Alliance; Hmong Student Assn. at UWM; Japanese Student Assn. at UWM; Jewish Student Service – Hillel; Kobudo Club at UWM; Lao Student Association; Latino Student Union; Muslim Student Assn. ; Palestinian Students Organization; Persian Cultural Assn. ; Russian/Eastern European Club; Serbian Student Organization; Student Creative Outreach Providing Entertainment/Education; Students for Education, Peace, and Justice in Israel; Students of India; Taiwanese Student Association; Thai Student Assn. ; Vietnamese Student Assn.
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Too many to list; for a complete list, please visit our website: http: //www. uwm. edu/UWM/Student/Org/
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) UWM Post (weekly); UWM Leader (bi-weekly)


  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Milwaukee (12)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Milwaukee (2)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Milwaukee (2)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.


  • School employment is available.

Greek Life

  • There are 12 fraternities
  • 2 fraternity houses
  • There are 9 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses


  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Marquette University)
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Marquette University)
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors

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