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Study at University of Wisconsin Parkside

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is a nationally accredited university located in Kenosha, Wisconsin. It was created by an act of the Wisconsin Legislature in 1965, and was officially established in July of 1968. The university offers a wide variety of degrees and programs through the following academic divisions:
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Business and Technology
UW-Parkside's athletics department offers several men's and women's sports teams. They are members of the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division II and the Great Lakes Valley Conference. They participate in sports like soccer, basketball, track and baseball. Some of the notable alumni of the school are Robert Wirch, Wisconsin state senator; and Abdul Jeelani, professional basketball player.

Profile of University of Wisconsin ParksideUW Parkside is in a medium-sized suburb, in Kenosha, WI. The school is classified as a public college. Students at UW Parkside earn degrees up to the Master's degree.

Course Topics

The most common major fields study at the school include media, art studies, drama and performing arts, security and law enforcement, and liberal arts.

UW Parkside Selectivity

UW Parkside does not admit all applicants.

Some professors at the school are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members.

Student Enrolment

UW Parkside, in 2007, had 5, 010 students (4, 153 full-time equivalent).

Student Life
Many students at the school are part-timers. Athletic teams at UW Parkside belong to the Great Lakes Valley Conference for major sports.

UW Parkside Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts176sociology, English, history, economics, geography, humanities, Spanish language, political science, . . .
Business and Management148business management, MIS
Security and Law Enforcement65criminal justice and safety
Media51communication studies
Science50biology, geology, chemistry, molecular biology
Therapy and Counselling36psychology
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy34sports and fitness management
Art Studies26art studies
Computer Science and Engineering13computer and info science, information technology
Drama and Performing Arts10drama
Design7design and visual communication
Religion and Philosophy1philosophy
Contact: UW ParksideUniversity of Wisconsin Parkside

900 Wood Rd

Kenosha, WI 53141-2000

General Phone: (262) 595-2573


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