University of Wisconsin - Platteville Overview
University of Wisconsin - Platteville is a public institution located in Platteville, Wisconsin. Platteville is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.
What Is University of Wisconsin - Platteville Known For?
- The master's degree is the highest award offered at UW - Platteville.
- In 2019-2020, 82% of the faculty were full-time.
- Students who graduate from UW - Platteville with a bachelor's degree make about $52,813 a year. That's 29% more than those who graduate from other schools.
University of Wisconsin - Platteville Rankings
UW - Platteville landed the #170 spot in our 2023 ranking of best colleges. We analyzed 2,018 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. It is also ranked #8 out of 41 schools in Wisconsin.
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.
|#120||Best Master’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#148||Best Bachelor’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
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.
|#1||Best General Engineering Associate Degree Schools||College Factual|
|#2||Best Engineering Associate Degree Schools||College Factual|
|#49||Best Engineering Technologies Schools||College Factual|
|#90||Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools||College Factual|
|#91||Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Schools||College Factual|
|#137||Best Schools||Grad Degree|
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||considered but not required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into UW - Platteville?
Approximately 61% of accepted students are men and 39% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 82%, and the acceptance rate for women is 81%.
Average Test Scores
About 0% of students accepted to UW - Platteville submitted their SAT scores.UW - Platteville received ACT scores from 87% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 19 and 24. Math scores were between 20 and 27. Composite scores were between 20 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
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At UW - Platteville, approximately 56% of students took out student loans averaging $7,033 a year. That adds up to $28,132 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at UW - Platteville is 5.4%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
University of Wisconsin - Platteville Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 655 graduate students at the school.
Of the 6,053 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||82|
|Hispanic or Latino||295|
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 13th most popular in Wisconsin for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Affordability Rankings of UW - Platteville
During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at University of Wisconsin - Platteville was $7,873 for in-state students. Out-of-state students paid $16,148. The following table shows how UW - Platteville is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.
|Major||Tuition for In-State Students||Tuition for Out-of-State Students|
|Computer & Information Sciences||#59||#49|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||#70||#74|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||#73||#80|
Online Growth Rankings of UW - Platteville
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Wisconsin - Platteville was 1.5%. This is the #1,653 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, Management & Marketing||9%|
|Computer & Information Sciences||28%|
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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- Image Credit: By James Steakley under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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