Overview

Applicants
1,868
Acceptance Rate
92%

Test Scores

ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
18 - 22

Deadlines


Regular
August 1

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Class Rank
Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores

Selectivity Rating

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
18:1
Total Faculty
313
with Terminal Degree
163

176
Men
137
Women
60
Minority
7
International

Most frequent class size
2 - 9
Most frequent lab / sub section size
20 - 29

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
9%
Graduate in 5 years
23%
Graduate in 6 years
28%

Majors

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Bioinformatics
  • Biology
  • Molecular Biology

  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Management Information Systems, General

  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

  • Computer and Information Sciences, General

  • English Language and Literature/Letters

  • English Language and Literature, General

  • Foreign languages, literatures, and Linguistics

  • French Language and Literature
  • German Language and Literature
  • Spanish Language and Literature

  • History

  • History, General

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities

  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies

  • Mathematics and Statistics

  • Mathematics, General

  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

  • International/Global Studies
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies

  • Philosophy

  • Physical Sciences

  • Chemistry, General
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Physics, General

  • Psychology

  • Psychology, General

  • Security and Protective Services

  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

  • Social Sciences

  • Anthropology
  • Economics, General
  • Geography
  • Political Science and Government, Other
  • Sociology

  • Visual and Performing Arts

  • Design and Applied Arts, Other
  • Digital Arts
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General


Degrees

Bachelor's
Certificate
Master's

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

Prominent Alumni


Marilyn Teeter'74
judge, US Immigration Court

Bary Mano'70
Founder, Referee Magazine

Michael Falbo'80
President and CEO, State Financial Services

Michael Mullane'81
Oncologist

Linda Lindeman'81
Owner, Lindeman Lines, Ltd; a trucking company.

Robert Wirch'70
Wisconsin State Senator

Sarkis Yoghorutdjian '82
Board of Governors, Fed.Reserve System

Career overview


Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
9%
Graduate in 5 years
23%
Graduate in 6 years
28%

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Apr 1

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$3,108

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$3,212

Average Need-Based Loan
$3,347

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$17,158

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition (In-State)
$4,277
Tuition (Out-of-State)
$14,323
Required Fees
$720
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$784

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$837
Transportation for Commuters
$1,060

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Nursing Scholarships
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Perkins Loans
FFEL PLUS loans
FFEL Subsidized Stafford Loans
FFEL Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
State Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
4,853
Out of State
7%

International
Foreign Countries Represented
28

Demographics

57% female
43% male
7% are out of state
73% are full time
27% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
16%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

First-Year Students living on campus
50%

Campus Environment
Small Urban

Housing Options

Apartment Single
Disabled Student
Dorms Coed
International Student

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
48
Number of Honor Societies
5

Number of Social Sororities
3
Number of Religious Organizations
1

1% join a fraternity
1% join a sorority

Sports

Athletic Division
Division II

Men's Sports (Rangers)
8 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Soccer
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Wrestling
Women's Sports (Rangers)
7 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Soccer
Softball
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services


LGBT Support Groups: The Rainbow Alliance provides support for students, staff, and faculty. The group also provides educational programs for gay, lesbian, and transgender individuals.

Minority Support Groups: There are several orgnaizations for specific ethnic groups that provide mulitcultural programs for the campus community. In addition, there is a department called the Office of Multicultural Studnet Affairs that is charged with providing support and retention programs for students of color. Student Organizations include: Latinos Unidos, Black Student Union, Parkside Asian Orgnaization, Parkside International Club and the Students of India.

Army ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: Marquette Univeristy

Sustainability


Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
9

Average Number of PC's per Lab
25

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
Yes

Student Web Pages Permitted
Yes

Student Web Pages Provided
Yes

Partnerships with Technology Companies
Yes

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Undergraduates that Own Computers
40%

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
Yes

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Matthew Jensen
Director of Admissions

Address
900 Wood Road, Box 2000
Kenosha, WI 53141

Phone
262-595-2355

Email
admissions@uwp.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Wyllie Library/Main Place
Communication Arts Building
Student Union
Student Activities Center
Molinaro Hall

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Racine/Kenosha
Milwaukee
Chicago
Gurnee Mills - Gurnee, IL

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
Monday - Friday
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
262-595-2355

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Varies
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
Monday through Friday

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Coach Directly

Advance Notice
1 week

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Varies

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Taxi, Bus Service from Racine and Kenosha, Shuttle Buses on campus, and major airports located in Milwaukee and Chicago

Driving Instructions to Campus
From Milwaukee - Take I-94 South to Hwy E in Kenosha Cty, Go east on E, follow signs to campus From Chicago - Take I-94 North to Hwy E in Kenosha Cty, Go east on E, follow directions to campus

Local Accommodations
Fairfield Inn (Racine and Kenosha) Marriott (Racine and Kenosha) Comfort Inn (Racine and Kenosha) Radisson (Racine and Kenosha) Holiday Inn (Racine and Kenosha) Super 8 (racine and Kenosha)
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Key Stats

1,868
Applicants
4,853
Size
92%
Acceptance Rate

Rankings & Lists