Black female PhD student smiling at UWM graduation

Cheers to the Class of 2024!

A Career-Building Experience, an Affordable Degree

Get the best of both worlds: a college campus in a tree-lined neighborhood five minutes from Lake Michigan, and 10 minutes north of a bustling downtown with thousands of internships and job connections.

We are nationally recognized for our undergraduate research, and UWM students get real-world experiences that shape their education and careers, such as paid internships, entrepreneurship programs and community-based classes and volunteer opportunities. Forge your own path, your way, at UWM.

Your UWM Experience

17:1student-to-teacher ratio

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UWM’s Impact

As a top-tier research university, we support groundbreaking work that helps real people and real communities.

We provide scholarships so that students have fewer roadblocks to success, and we offer entrepreneurship programs to help students in all disciplines develop the creativity and know-how to advance their careers. And a degree from UWM connects you with more than 218,000 successful alumni. You’ll find them in architecture firms, film studios, hospitals, classrooms, research labs, Fortune 500 companies and more.

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Main Campus

Our 104-acre main campus on Milwaukee’s east side is in a historic neighborhood just blocks from Lake Michigan. It is home to 21,931 graduate and undergraduate students.

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UWM at Washington County sits on 87 acres surrounded by the beautiful Kettle Moraine State Forest. It serves 291 freshmen and sophomores.

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UWM at Waukesha occupies 86 acres on the western edge of the City of Waukesha. It serves 715 students in associate and bachelor’s programs.

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UWM is home to Wisconsin’s top-ranked bachelor’s programs, as recognized by U.S. News & World Report. It offers 47 fully online degree and certificate programs.

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