University of Wisconsin - Platteville Overview
University of Wisconsin - Platteville is a public institution situated in Platteville, Wisconsin. Platteville is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.
What Is University of Wisconsin - Platteville Known For?
- The highest award offered at UW - Platteville is the master's degree.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 79% of the faculty were full-time.
- Students who graduate from UW - Platteville with a bachelor's degree make about $47,300 a year. That's 16% more than those who graduate from other schools.
University of Wisconsin - Platteville Rankings
We have ranked UW - Platteville as #230 out of 2,320 colleges and universities in the country in our 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. UW - Platteville also holds the #5 spot on the Best Colleges in Wisconsin ranking.
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
UW - Platteville has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UW - Platteville.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards UW - Platteville has earned from around the web.
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Where Is University of Wisconsin - Platteville?
Contact details for UW - Platteville are given below.
|Address:||1 University Plaza, Platteville, WI 53818-3099|
How Do I Get Into UW - Platteville?
You can apply to UW - Platteville online at: https://apply.wisconsin.edu/
Admission Requirements for UW - Platteville
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||required|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into UW - Platteville?
Approximately 64% of accepted students are men and 36% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 81%, and the acceptance rate for women is 77%.
Average Test Scores
About 0% of students accepted to UW - Platteville submitted their SAT scores.UW - Platteville received ACT scores from 97% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 19 and 25. Math scores were between 21 and 27. Composite scores were between 21 and 26.
Can I Afford University of Wisconsin - Platteville?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At UW - Platteville, approximately 60% of students took out student loans averaging $7,045 a year. That adds up to $28,180 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at UW - Platteville is 8.7%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
University of Wisconsin - Platteville Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 792 graduate students at the school.
Of the 6,477 full-time undergraduates at UW - Platteville, 64% are male and 36% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Wisconsin - Platteville students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||77|
|Hispanic or Latino||329|
Wisconsin students aren't the only ones who study at University of Wisconsin - Platteville. At this time, 14 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 26 countries are represented at UW - Platteville. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and China.
Online Learning at University of Wisconsin - Platteville
The following chart shows how the online learning population at UW - Platteville has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 15th most popular in Wisconsin for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of UW - Platteville
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Wisconsin - Platteville was 4.9%. This is the #1,675 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UW - Platteville regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UW - Platteville majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business Administration & Management||0%|
|Business, Management & Marketing||4%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UW - Platteville ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UW - Platteville.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
University of Wisconsin - Platteville Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
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- National Center for Education Statistics
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