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Colleges / University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

UW Milwaukee Academics

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee requires a minimum of 120 credit hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree. Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal.

The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, UW Milwaukee has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

Around 46% of students who started college at UW Milwaukee graduate within six years.

UW Milwaukee offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

What Classes Do I Have To Take at UW Milwaukee?

UW Milwaukee has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are required to fulfill a lanuage requirement as well as a math and science requirement. Students do not have to take a computer class.

Majors at UW Milwaukee

When choosing a major, UW Milwaukee students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at UW Milwaukee below.

Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.

If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, they can design their own major. UW Milwaukee does not require a senior project for all students.

Does UW Milwaukee Offer Learning Disability Services?

UW Milwaukee offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does UW Milwaukee Have An Online Program?

UW Milwaukee has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does UW Milwaukee Give Credit for AP Classes?

UW Milwaukee offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does UW Milwaukee Have An Honors Program?

UW Milwaukee offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and offers a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students.

Does UW Milwaukee Require Internships?

UW Milwaukee does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

ROTC

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

UW Milwaukee has an Army ROTC program, an Air Force ROTC program and a Navy ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at UW Milwaukee include: - an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus - a Navy ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus - an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

Dual Degree Programs at UW Milwaukee

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

UW Milwaukee does not have any dual degree programs available for students.

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UW Milwaukee Majors & Subject Areas

Environmental Science
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management
Architecture
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Latin American and Caribbean Studies
African-American/Black Studies
Women's Studies
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Information Technology
Information Science/Studies
Computer Science
Education, General
Curriculum and Instruction
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Urban Education and Leadership
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
Special Education and Teaching, General
Art Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Engineering, General
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Engineering, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
Linguistics
Comparative Literature
Russian Language and Literature
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
French Language and Literature
Italian Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Library and Information Science
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biochemistry
Microbiology, General
Mathematics, General
Applied Mathematics, General
Applied Mathematics, Other
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
Nutrition Sciences
International/Global Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies
Jewish/Judaic Studies
Meteorology
Chemistry, General
Chemistry, Other
Geology/Earth Science, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
School Psychology
Educational Psychology
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Public Administration
Social Work
Anthropology
Economics, General
Geography
Political Science and Government, General
Sociology
Urban Studies/Affairs
Social Sciences, Other
Visual and Performing Arts, General
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Art/Art Studies, General
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Music, General
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management
Athletic Training/Trainer
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Public Health, General
Public Health, Other
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Medical Informatics
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Nursing Practice
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Business Administration and Management, General
Operations Management and Supervision
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Accounting
Finance, General
Human Resources Development
Management Information Systems, General
Actuarial Science
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
History, General

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

24,724

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

97%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$9,320

Out-of-State

$21,186

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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