Overview

Applicants
3,711
Acceptance Rate
79%

SAT & ACT Test Scores

SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
542 - 688
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
605 - 655
ACT Composite Scores
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
20 - 25

Testing Policies


ACT Writing Policy
ACT with or without Writing accepted

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Class Rank
Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores
Application Essay
Non-Academic

Talent / Ability
Character / Personal Qualities
Level of applicant's interest

Selectivity Rating


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Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
21:1
Total Faculty
441
with Terminal Degree
271

259
Men
182
Women
79
Minority
10
International

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

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
19%
Graduate in 5 years
44%
Graduate in 6 years
51%

Majors

  • AGRICULTURE, AGRICULTURE OPERATIONS, AND RELATED SCIENCES.

  • Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations.
  • Agronomy and Crop Science.
  • Animal Sciences, General.
  • Dairy Science.
  • Horticultural Science.

  • BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES.

  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General.

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Accounting.
  • Business Administration and Management, General.
  • Business/Commerce, General.

  • COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric.

  • COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS AND SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services, Other.

  • COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Computer and Information Sciences, General.

  • EDUCATION.

  • Agricultural Teacher Education.
  • Education, General.
  • Elementary Education and Teaching.
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
  • Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education.

  • ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS.

  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician.
  • Nanotechnology.

  • ENGINEERING.

  • Civil Engineering, General.
  • Computer Software Engineering.
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics.
  • Engineering, General.
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering.
  • Industrial Engineering.
  • Mechanical Engineering.

  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS.

  • English Language and Literature, General.

  • FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS.

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.

  • HISTORY.

  • History, General.

  • HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES.

  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.

  • MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS.

  • Mathematics, General.

  • MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES.

  • Biological and Physical Sciences.
  • International/Global Studies.
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
  • Sustainability Studies.

  • NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION.

  • Natural Resources and Conservation, Other.

  • PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES.

  • Philosophy.

  • PHYSICAL SCIENCES.

  • Chemistry, General.

  • PSYCHOLOGY.

  • Psychology, General.

  • SOCIAL SCIENCES.

  • Economics, General.
  • Geography.
  • Political Science and Government, General.
  • Social Sciences, General.

  • VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS.

  • Art/Art Studies, General.
  • Music, General.


Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Certificate
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Career Services

Alumni Services

Notable Faculty


Prominent Alumni


James E. Wright
President of Dartmouth College

John E. Somerville
Chairman of the Board, Metcalf and Eddy, Inc./AECO

T. Harry Williams
Pulitzer Prize Winner for biography, Huey Long

Herbert S. Gasser
Won Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1944

John Biver
Founder and President of Eagle Point Software Corp

Sue Miller-Buske
Founder and President of The Buske Group

Jim Schneller
Founder, President of AVISTA Inc (now Esterline)

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
19%
Graduate in 5 years
44%
Graduate in 6 years
51%

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Career Services

Alumni Services

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics


Financial aid provided to international students
No

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition (In-State)
$6,298
Tuition (Out-of-State)
$14,148
Required Fees
$1,245
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$550

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$2,200
Transportation for Commuters
$1,300

On-Campus Room and Board
$7,160
Comprehensive Fee

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

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

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
No

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
7,520
Foreign Countries Represented
10

Demographics

1.21%
Asian
1.36%
African-American
3.19%
Hispanic
89.24%
Caucasian
1.12%
International

34% female
66% male
24% are out of state
90% are full time
10% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
86%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

First-Year Students living on campus
98%

Campus Environment
Village

Housing Options

Apartment Single
Disabled Student
Dorms Coed
Dorms Female
Dorms Male
Wellness Housing

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
270
Number of Honor Societies
12

Number of Social Sororities
6
Number of Religious Organizations
7

1% join a fraternity
1% join a sorority

Sports

Athletic Division
Division III

Men's Sports (Pioneers)
8 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Football
Soccer
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Wrestling
Women's Sports (Pioneers)
8 Sports

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

Student Services

Day Care
Health
Womens Center
LGBT Support Groups
Minority Support Groups
Army ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: University of Dubuque; Dubuque, Iowa

Sustainability

89/99
AASHE STARS® rating
SILVER
School Has Formal Sustainability Committee
Yes

Sustainability-focused degree available
Yes

School employs a sustainability officer
Yes

Public GHG inventory plan
Yes

Available Transportation Alternatives

Car Sharing Program
Yes

Carpool/Vanpool Matching Program
Yes

Free Or Reduced Price Transit Passes And/Or Free Campus Shuttle
Yes

Indoor And Secure Bike Storage, Shower Facilities, And Lockers For Bicycle Commuters
Yes

Reduced Parking Fees For Car And Van Poolers
Yes

School Adopted A Policy Prohibiting Idling
Yes

School Developed Bicycle Plan
Yes
Data provided by Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), STARS®, as of March, 2019.

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

Fee for Network Use
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
No

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Amanda Witzig
Visit Coordinator

Address
Office of Admission and Enrollment Mgmnt
1 University Plaza
Platteville, WI 53818

Phone
608-342-1125

Email
admit@uwplatt.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Markee Pioneer Student Center
Bridgeway Commons
Williams Fieldhouse
Pioneer Farm
Karrmann Library

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Platteville Main Street
Platte Mound 'M'
Rollo Jamison Museums
State Theatres - Millennium Cinema
"Katie's Garden" / Community Arboretum
Platteville Regional Chamber of Commerce: http://platteville.com/

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
Monday - Friday
7:45 AM - 4:15 PM
608-342-1125

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Average Length: Varies

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
No

Information Sessions
Not Available

Times

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Advance Notice
1 week

Contact Email Address for Visit
http://www.uwplatt.edu/athletics/contact.html

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Visiting Center

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Taxi, Shuttle Bus

Driving Instructions to Campus
Available at the University's web site. http://www.uwplatt.edu/contact/drive.html

Local Accommodations
Several local hotels from $50 - $125 per night.


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