University of Wisconsin - Whitewater Overview
University of Wisconsin - Whitewater is a public institution situated in Whitewater, Wisconsin. The charming, small-town atmosphere of Whitewater draws many to the area.
What Is University of Wisconsin - Whitewater Known For?
- The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at UW - Whitewater.
- In 2017-2018, 76% of the faculty were full-time.
- Students who graduate from UW - Whitewater with a bachelor's degree make about $42,600 a year. That's 4% more than those who graduate from other schools.
University of Wisconsin - Whitewater Rankings
According to our 2021 analysis, UW - Whitewater is ranked #445 out of 2,320 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.
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 - Whitewater has 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 - 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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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||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 70%, and the acceptance rate for women is 70%.
Average Test Scores
About 0% of students accepted to UW - Whitewater submitted their SAT scores.UW - Whitewater received ACT scores from 98% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 19 and 24. Math scores were between 18 and 25. Composite scores were between 20 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
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 - Whitewater, approximately 65% of students took out student loans averaging $7,156 a year. That adds up to $28,624 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at UW - Whitewater is 8.5%. 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 1,428 graduate students at the school.
Of the 9,571 full-time undergraduates at UW - Whitewater, 52% are male and 48% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Wisconsin - Whitewater students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||375|
|Hispanic or Latino||757|
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 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of UW - Whitewater
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Wisconsin - Whitewater was 11.7%. This is the #1,228 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UW - Whitewater regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UW - Whitewater majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||38%|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||38%|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||8%|
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|
|Political Science & Government||#24|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||#94|
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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