University of Wisconsin - Platteville

1 University Plaza, Platteville, United States
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Overview of University of Wisconsin - Platteville

About this school

University of Wisconsin - Platteville, founded in 1866, is a public, comprehensive institution. Its 400-acre campus is located in Platteville, 65 miles southwest of Madison.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:7,520
    • Men:4,984 (66.3%)
    • Women:2,536 (33.7%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Not reported

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
4
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
September 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1 University Plaza
City, State, Zip
Platteville, WI  53818-3099
Phone
(608) 342-1125
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
-
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer Of Admission
June 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
-
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Not reported

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
79% of 3,711 applicants were admitted
Women
76% of 1,408 applicants were admitted
Men
81% of 2,303 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
1,842 (63%) of 2,937 admitted students enrolled
Women
637 (59%) of 1,071 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,205 (65%) of 1,866 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
Not reported
375 And Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
630 average |605-655 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
50%
• Score 500 - 600
50%
• Score 400 - 500
0%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
615 average |542-688 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
50%
• Score 600 - 700
0%
• Score 500 - 600
0%
• Score 400 - 500
50%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
24 average |20-25 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
5%
• Score 24 - 29
38%
• Score 18 - 23
51%
• Score 12 - 17
6%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $7,543|Out-of-state: $15,394
  • Room & Board: - $7,526 (66.15682137834037%)
  • Other Expences: - $550 (4.834739803094234%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,300 (29.008438818565402%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of Wisconsin - Platteville accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 15
Award Notification Date
Not reported
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003921
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
796 (75.1%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
504 (63.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
477 (94.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$5,809
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 357 (74.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,660
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 396 (83.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,023
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
295 (27.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,459

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
3,289 (70.4%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
2,468 (75.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,398 (97.2%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$6,161
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,459 (60.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,599
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,112 (88.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,590
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
652 (14.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,427

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
68%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$15,785
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
3.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Agriculture, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Education, Engineering/Technologies, Health Fields, Mathematics
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,392

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


316

Part-Time Faculty


125

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


54%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 6% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 16% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 42% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 21% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 7% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 5% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 9% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 29% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 48% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 13% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
Over 100 students
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not reported

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
272,557

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
200
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of Wisconsin - Platteville provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


78.7%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


19.0%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


44%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


51.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (50)


  • Accounting
  • Agricultural Business and Management, General
  • Agricultural Teacher Education
  • Agronomy and Crop Science
  • Animal Sciences, General
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services, Other
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Software Engineering
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • Engineering, Other
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • Geographic Information Science and Cartography
  • Geography
  • German Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Industrial Technology/Technician
  • Industrial and Product Design
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Natural Resources and Conservation, Other
  • Ornamental Horticulture
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sustainability Studies
  • Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Engineering, Agriculture, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science, Master of Science in Education

Master's Programs of Study (14)


  • Adult Education
  • Computer Science
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Education--General
  • Elementary Education
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English Education
  • Human Resources Management
  • Middle School Education
  • Organizational Management
  • Project Management
  • Secondary Education
  • Supply Chain Management

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


11,384

Nearest Metropolitan Area


821 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
7.2 average low in January, 78.2 average high in September
Rain
120 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
75 mile(s) from campus in Madison
Nearest Bus Station
-
Nearest Train Station
30 mile(s) from campus in Dubuque, Iowa

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, cooperative housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


17% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


86%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Pioneer
School Colors
Orange and blue

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, football, racquetball, soccer, softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of Wisconsin - Platteville offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, criminal justice association, platteville gaming association, dodgeball, american society of mechanical engineers, outdoor adventure club

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


6,751

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
7,520
Women
2,536
Men
4,984

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.2% Asian
  • 1.4% Black/African-American
  • 3.2% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 90.2% White
  • 0.9% Unknown

International Students


1.3% from 26 countries

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


909

Student Resources

Study resources