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Study at University of Wisconsin Platteville

University of Wisconsin-Platteville, also known as UW-Platteville or UWP, is a public university located in Platteville, Wisconsin, United States. It was established in 1866 as a teaching college. The college officially became a university in 1971. The university offers both bachelor and master degrees in diverse Course Topics. The campus is spread across an area of more than 800 acres.
  • The College of Business, Industry, Life Sciences and Agriculture
  • The College of Engineering, Mathematics and Science
  • The College of Liberal Arts and Education
UW-Platteville's athletic department fields both men's and womens's sports teams. They are nicknamed the Pioneers. Many UWP students have become famous. Some notable alumni are David Ott, classical music composer; T. Harry Williams, Historian; and James Wright, Historian and 16th President of Dartmouth College.

Profile of University of Wisconsin PlattevillePlatteville, WI is home to UW Platteville. Platteville is a rural site not far from an urban area. The school is a public institution. Degrees at UW Platteville go up to the Master's degree.

Course Topics

Students commonly pursue studies in mathematics, engineering, engineering technician, and security and law enforcement.

UW Platteville Selectivity

Prospective students are advised that admissions are not open to all; the school selects from among qualified applicants.

The school has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

UW Platteville has 7, 189 enrolled students .

Student Life
The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. UW Platteville values student athletics, and belongs to the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

UW Platteville Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Engineering234mechanical engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering, engineering, industrial engineering, environmental engineering, engineering physics
Education and Teaching196elementary school teaching, education, physical education teaching, school Counselling, industrial arts teaching, agricultural teaching
Business and Management174business management, business administration, accounting, business
Security and Law Enforcement121criminal justice and safety
Engineering Technician88manufacturing tech
Liberal Arts82English, social services, history, geography, foreign language and literature, political science, liberal arts and humanities, international studies, . . .
Science69biology, chemistry, biological and physical sciences
Media33communications tech courses, communication studies
Therapy and Counselling27psychology
Animal Science and Care26animal science
Computer Science and Engineering22software engineering, computer and info science
Agricultural Science and Management19agricultural operations
Landscaping and Horticulture15horticultural science, agronomy
Art Studies14art studies
Conservation and Resource Management3natural resources courses
Religion and Philosophy2philosophy
Contact: UW PlattevilleUniversity of Wisconsin Platteville

1 University Plz

Platteville, WI 53818-3001

General Phone: (608) 342-1421


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