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University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Whitewater, WI

About This Campus

UW-Whitewater is a premier regional public university with an enrollment of approximately 11,500 students in 51 undergraduate majors. It offers high-quality career-oriented programs integrated with a model general education curriculum. Located in a community near the scenic Kettle Moraine State Forest in southeastern Wisconsin, Whitewater is within convenient driving distance to the metropolitan areas of Milwaukee, Madison and Chicago. Our campus celebrates diversity and is completely ADA accessible. We are proud of our award-winning programs, student organizations and our national championship football, men's wheelchair basketball and rugby teams. No matter what we do, we strive to be the best that we can be. Our faculty, staff and students continue to excel in research and engagement with our region. Our faculty and staff from all our colleges blend research and teaching using our expertise on campus in regional projects.

Location Information

Located in a community of 14,769 near the scenic Kettle Moraine State Forest, Whitewater is within convenient driving distance of the metropolitan areas of Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago.

Helpful Information

Our campus is ideal for students with disabilities. We have a very successful wheelchair athletic program for men and women. We are ideal for first generation students. our College of Business and Economics as well as the College of Education have national reputations.

Chance of Placement

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Host Payment (A)
N/A
Home Payment (B)
Good

Fast Facts

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Location | Whitewater
Population | 14,400
Enrollment | 12,000
Language | English
Calendar | Semester
Canada | Home (B)
Term Dates
Fall | 09/06-12/22
Spring | 01/22-05/22

Campus Diversity

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White | 85%
Black | 5%
Hispanic/Latino | 4%
Asian | 2%
Native/1st Nation | 0%
Hawaiian/P.I. | 0%
Two or more | 4%
Other | 0%

Academics

-- Campus Catalog --

Registration Priority
  • According to class standing
Notable Academic Programs
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Forensic Science
  • Special Education
  • Accounting

Unique Academic Programs

  • Media Arts - media arts and game development

Options
Study Abroad Access: Yes

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Area Studies: International Studies, Japanese Studies, Japanse Studies (minor)

Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art Education, Art History, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Media Arts, Studio Art, Theater Art

Athletics: Physical Education

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science

Business: Accounting, Business, Business Education, Entrepreneurship, Finance/Banking, Human Resource Management, International Business, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Operations Management, Supply and Logistics Management

Chemistry: Chemistry

Communications: Broadcasting, Communication, Electronic Media, Interpersonal and Public Communication, Journalism, Multimedia

Computer Science: Computer Game Design

Criminal Justice: Criminology

Economics: Economics

Education: Business and Marketing Education, Communications, Early Childhood, Elementary Education, English, Exceptional Children, Health Education, Junior High/Middle School, Kindergarten Education, Learning Skills, Physical Education, Secondary Education, Spanish, Special Education

English: Creative Writing, English, Literature, Writing

Environmental Studies: Environmental Sciences

Foreign Language: Arabic (some courses), Chinese (some courses), French, German, Japanese, Spanish

General Studies: Humanities, Individualized Degree Program, Liberal Studies

Geography and Urban Studies: Geography, Regional Analysis/Planning, Urban Planning

Health and Safety Sciences: Occupational Safety and Health

History: History

Information Studies: Computer Science, Information Systems

International Studies: International Studies

Library Science: Media Librarian

Marine Sciences: Marine Biology

Mathematics: Applied Mathematics, Computation Science, Mathematics, Pure Math, Statistics

Military Sciences: Military Sciences

Performing Arts: Dance, Music, Music Education, Music Performance, Music Theory and Composition, Theater Arts/Drama, Theater Production

Physics: Physics

Political Science: International Affairs/Relations, International Studies, Political Science, Public Administration/Affairs

Psychology: Psychology

Sociology/Social Work: Social Work, Sociology, Womens Studies

Speech Pathology and Audiology: Communication Disorders

Technology: Information Technology

Theater: Performance and Directing

Conditions

Quick Links GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • 2.50 GPA
  • None.
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Not available
Non-Native English Speakers
  • TOEFL: must have a score of 500 paper, 173 computer or 61 Internet
  • IELTS: must have a score of 6
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will accept on Plan B

Tuition / Fees

-- Campus Budget --
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees - Home Payment (Plan B) Students
  • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Home Payment (Plan B) students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Home Payment (Plan B): 18 ($319 per additional hour)
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 07/11/17.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Application Fee $44 Year Plan B Mandatory
Housing Deposit $125 Year Plan B Mandatory
Recreation Fee $65 Semester Plan B Mandatory
Parking Fee $125 Year Plan B Optional

Important Notes: health insurance fees are by age group: 25-under = $1406 per semester, 26-35yrs = 1596 per semester, 36-45yers = $1913 per semester and over 46 = 2484 per semester The $65 rec fee only applies to use of the weightroom.

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $600 per semester.

Financial Aid

Home Payment (Plan B)
For eligible Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Canada
Regardless of Payment Plan, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.

Room / Meals

Figures are current as of 07/11/17

On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • 40% living on campus
  • Double: $1938
  • Per semester unless otherwise noted
  • On campus living is limited
Off-Campus Housing
  • Appoximate monthly cost: $575
  • Proximity to campus: 1
Notes About Housing
On campus living required if student has fewer than 60 cr. hrs. but optional for others.

Meal Plans Per Semester

  • Meal purchase is required for on campus living.
  • $50 declining balance plan.
  • $1205 per semester for 10 meals per week.
  • $1225 per semester for 14 meals per week.
  • $1250 per semester for 19 meals per week.
Notes About Meal Plans
$1280 for 24 meals per week and $1340 for full plan

All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.
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