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Colleges / University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

UW Milwaukee Student Life

UW Milwaukee is on a 104-acre campus in an urban setting in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, not far from Milwaukee. There are many activities and organizations for UW Milwaukee students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

UW Milwaukee also has fraternities and sororities.

UW Milwaukee students' favorite campus traditions are Fall Welcome, PantherFest, and .

UW Milwaukee Housing

UW Milwaukee offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.

Most UW Milwaukee students live off campus. In 2021, 10% of undergrads at UW Milwaukee lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 90% of students lived off-campus or commuted to UW Milwaukee. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

UW Milwaukee offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Is UW Milwaukee Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The UW Milwaukee campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

UW Milwaukee offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to UW Milwaukee

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to UW Milwaukee, take Interstate 94 to Milwaukee, WI. If you need to fly, book your flight to General Mitchell International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Wisconsin you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore UW Milwaukee's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

UW Milwaukee Students

54%

Women

46%

Men

82%

Full Time

18%

Part Time

12%

In State

88%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

66%

13%

7%

7%

4%

2%

0.32%

0.21%

0.09%

Undergraduate Students

20,213

Graduate Students

4,511

Non-Resident / International Students

430

UW Milwaukee Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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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

Sep 1
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