University of Wisconsin - Whitewater Overview
University of Wisconsin - Whitewater is a public institution located in Whitewater, Wisconsin. The charming, small-town atmosphere of Whitewater draws many to the area.
What Is University of Wisconsin - Whitewater Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at UW - Whitewater.
- In 2017-2018, 75% of the faculty were full-time.
- After graduation, UW - Whitewater bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $42,600 a year. That's about 4% more than their peers at other schools.
University of Wisconsin - Whitewater Rankings
UW - Whitewater is ranked #349 out of 2,587 schools in the nation for overall quality on our 2022 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation.
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.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UW - Whitewater.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards UW - Whitewater has earned from around the web.
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|#124||Best Teacher Education Grade Specific Schools||College Factual|
|#158||Best Accounting Schools||College Factual|
|#261||Best Business, Management & Marketing Schools||College Factual|
Where Is University of Wisconsin - Whitewater?
Contact details for UW - Whitewater are given below.
|Address:||800 W Main St, Whitewater, WI 53190-1790|
How Do I Get Into UW - Whitewater?
You can apply to UW - Whitewater online at: https://apply.wisconsin.edu/
Admission Requirements for UW - Whitewater
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||considered but not required|
|TOEFL||neither required nor recommended|
How Hard Is It To Get Into UW - Whitewater?
Approximately 50% of accepted students are men and 50% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 81%, and the acceptance rate for women is 79%.
Average Test Scores
About 0% of students accepted to UW - Whitewater submitted their SAT scores.UW - Whitewater received ACT scores from 89% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 17 and 23. Math scores were between 17 and 24. Composite scores were between 19 and 24.
Can I Afford University of Wisconsin - Whitewater?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At UW - Whitewater, approximately 60% of students took out student loans averaging $6,686 a year. That adds up to $26,744 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at UW - Whitewater is 7.5%. 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 - Whitewater Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 1,566 graduate students at the school.
Of the 8,946 full-time undergraduates at UW - Whitewater, 51% are male and 49% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Wisconsin - Whitewater students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||353|
|Hispanic or Latino||732|
Wisconsin students aren't the only ones who study at University of Wisconsin - Whitewater. At this time, 18 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Online Learning at University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
The following chart shows how the online learning population at UW - Whitewater has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 41st 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 - Whitewater
The following table shows how UW - Whitewater 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|
|Political Science & Government||#13||#16|
|Finance & Financial Management||#19||#37|
|Human Resource Management||#22||#34|
Online Growth Rankings of UW - Whitewater
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Wisconsin - Whitewater was 26.8%. This is the #933 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UW - Whitewater regardless of major.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UW - Whitewater 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 - Whitewater.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||#160|
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 - Whitewater 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.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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