UW Milwaukee is on a 104-acre campus in the urban setting of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
There are many activities and organizations for UW Milwaukee students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Interested in Greek life? UW Milwaukee has fraternities and sororities.
UW Milwaukee students' favorite campus traditions are Fall Welcome and PantherFest.
This table offers information on housing at UW Milwaukee.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for freshman|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Priortiy given to freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||18%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||82%|
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 2022, 18% of undergrads at UW Milwaukee lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 82% 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.
At UW Milwaukee there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at UW Milwaukee:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Swimming And Diving||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Bowling||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Equestrian Sports||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Football||√||√||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Ice Hockey||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Lacrosse||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Rugby||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Sailing||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Ultimate Frisbee||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
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.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit UW Milwaukee, take Interstate 94 to Milwaukee, WI. If you need to fly, book your flight to General Mitchell International airport.
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