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Study at University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, also referred to as UW-Milwaukee, UWM or just Milwaukee, is a public research university located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. The university offers more than 150 degree programs. It is home to the following schools and colleges:
  • College of Engineering and Applied Science
  • College of Health Sciences
  • College of Letters and Science
  • College of Nursing
  • Graduate School
  • Helen Bader School of Social Welfare
  • Peck School of the Arts
  • School of Architecture and Urban Planning
  • School of Continuing Education
  • School of Education
  • School of Information Studies
  • Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business
The university's official mascot is called the Pounce Panther and the sports teams are nicknamed the Panthers. The athletic teams compete in the NCAA Division I.

Profile of University of Wisconsin MilwaukeeUW Milwaukee can be found in Milwaukee, WI (a large city). The school is a public institution. The Doctoral degree is the highest degree at UW Milwaukee.

Course Topics

The most common majors at the school are in media, fine arts, and architecture and planning.

UW Milwaukee Selectivity

UW Milwaukee does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted.

A tenure system is one way the school works to keep a high-quality staff. Instructors at UW Milwaukee are well-paid.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, 29, 338 students were enrolled in the school.

Student Life
UW Milwaukee student athletes compete in Horizon League competitions.

UW Milwaukee Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management946marketing, finance, business management, business administration, accounting, human resources development, MIS, operations management, . . .
Liberal Arts830library science, English, history, political science, economics, sociology, anthropology, foreign language and literature, . . .
Education and Teaching503education, urban education, educational administration, special ed, art education, curriculum and instruction, music teaching, social foundations of Education
Media298mass communication, communication studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine260registered nursing
Therapy and Counselling243psychology, educational psychology, school psychology
Family and Social Work207social work, public administration
Engineering200engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, civil engineering, manufacturing engineering, materials engineering
Architecture and Planning177architecture, urban planning
Fine Arts168fine arts studies, art history and criticism
Science159biology, biochemistry, physics, chemistry, geology, atmospheric physics, chemistry courses
Security and Law Enforcement154criminal justice and safety
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy119exercise science, occupational therapy, recreational therapy
Computer Science and Engineering109computer and info science, computer support
Medical Support and Technology73clinical lab tech, audiology and speech pathology
Photography and Commercial Art53film studies
Drama and Performing Arts50drama, dance
Medical administration45health care facilities management, medical records admin
Mathematics34mathematics, applied mathematics courses
Religion and Philosophy33philosophy, religion
Art Studies32visual and performing arts, art studies
Conservation and Resource Management18environmental science
Contact: UW MilwaukeeUniversity of Wisconsin Milwaukee

2200 E Kenwood Blvd

Milwaukee, WI 53201-0413

General Phone: (414) 229-1122


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