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Degrees Awarded Graduate degrees awarded 2020-21 1,369 EMBED
Degrees Awarded Associate degrees awarded 2020-21 210 EMBED
Enrollment Waukesha Veterans and military-related students enrolled Fall 2020 28 EMBED
Enrollment Washington County Veterans and military-related students enrolled Fall 2020 18 EMBED
Enrollment Milwaukee Veterans and military-related students enrolled Fall 2020 1,018 EMBED
Student Demographics All Combined Wisconsin residents Fall 2020 83% EMBED
Tuition & Cost Washington County Tuition: Wisconsin residents 2021-22 $5,163 EMBED
Tuition & Cost Waukesha Tuition: Wisconsin residents 2021-22 $5,163 EMBED
Academic Programs Waukesha Areas of study 2020-21 29 EMBED
Academic Programs Washington County Areas of study 2020-21 29 EMBED
Admissions & Financial Aid Milwaukee Percentage of students using financial aid 2019-20 75% EMBED
Teaching & Class Size Washington County Average class size 2019-20 14.9 EMBED
Teaching & Class Size Waukesha Average class size 2019-20 16.7 EMBED
Student Life Washington County Student organizations Fall 2020 21 EMBED
Student Life Waukesha Student organizations Fall 2020 27 EMBED
University History Washington County Year opened 1968 EMBED
University History Waukesha Year opened 1966 EMBED
Academic Programs College of General Studies Areas of study 2020-21 29 EMBED
Faculty & Staff College of General Studies Faculty and instructional staff Fall 2020 103 EMBED
Faculty & Staff College of General Studies Faculty Fall 2020 57 EMBED
Athletics Milwaukee Horizon League all-sport trophies Spring 2021 7 EMBED
Athletics Milwaukee Major League Baseball draft picks Spring 2021 23 EMBED
Buildings & Facilities Washington County Square footage of all campus buildings 199,117 EMBED
Buildings & Facilities Waukesha Square footage of all campus buildings 277,016 EMBED
Buildings & Facilities Washington County Number of buildings 4 EMBED
Buildings & Facilities Waukesha Number of buildings 11 EMBED
Student Demographics All Combined Number of Wisconsin counties that UWM students come from Fall 2020 71 EMBED
Athletics Milwaukee Conference championships Spring 2021 146 EMBED
Admissions & Financial Aid All Combined Students receiving scholarships 2019-20 5,639 EMBED
Admissions & Financial Aid All Combined Average scholarship award 2019-20 $3,088 EMBED
Admissions & Financial Aid All Combined Scholarships awarded 2019-20 $20,407,089 EMBED
Research Milwaukee Undergraduates receiving paid research assistantships each year 2019-20 500+ EMBED
Academic Programs Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health Bachelor’s programs 2021-22 1 EMBED
Academic Programs College of General Studies Total academic programs 2021-22 2 EMBED
All Combined Schools and colleges 15 EMBED
Housing Milwaukee Graduate students living in residence halls Fall 2021 91 EMBED
Housing Milwaukee Undergraduates living in residence halls Fall 2021 3,318 EMBED
Buildings & Facilities Milwaukee Square footage of all campus buildings 7.4 million EMBED
Buildings & Facilities Milwaukee Number of buildings 53 EMBED
Degrees Awarded Milwaukee Bachelor’s degrees awarded 2020-21 3,632 EMBED
Development/Fundraising Milwaukee Fundraising campaign ended in 2008: total raised $125 million EMBED
Academic Programs College of General Studies Associate programs 2021-22 2 EMBED
Academic Programs Milwaukee Undergraduate majors 2021-22 86 EMBED
Housing Milwaukee Total occupants in residence halls Fall 2021 3,409 EMBED
Enrollment Milwaukee Enrollment Fall 2020 23,004 EMBED
Teaching & Class Size School of Education Student-to-teacher ratio Fall 2020 17:1 EMBED
Buildings & Facilities Milwaukee Largest classroom Bolton Hall 150, a lecture hall that seats 465 people EMBED
Enrollment College of General Studies Enrollment Fall 2020 1,705 EMBED
Enrollment Waukesha Enrollment Fall 2020 1,221 EMBED
Enrollment Washington County Enrollment Fall 2020 500 EMBED
Teaching & Class Size School of Education Average class size 2019-20 19.6 EMBED
Tuition & Cost School of Education Scholarships awarded 2020-21 $366,000 EMBED
Academic Programs Milwaukee Online courses offered Fall 2019 850+ EMBED
Tuition & Cost Milwaukee Graduate students receiving assistantships Fall 2020 22.1% EMBED
Research Milwaukee Research centers 2020-21 24 EMBED
Job Placement Milwaukee Companies that recruit at UWM 2,808 EMBED
Community Engagement All Combined UWM partnerships with businesses, nonprofits, schools and other organizations 2019-20 4,052 EMBED
Internships & Experiential Learning All Combined Businesses hosting UWM interns 2019-20 1,384 EMBED
Faculty & Staff College of Health Sciences Faculty Fall 2020 38 EMBED
Faculty & Staff College of Health Sciences Faculty and instructional staff Fall 2020 129 EMBED
Faculty & Staff School of Architecture & Urban Planning Faculty Fall 2020 21 EMBED
Faculty & Staff School of Architecture & Urban Planning Faculty and instructional staff Fall 2020 55 EMBED
Faculty & Staff Lubar School of Business Faculty Fall 2020 48 EMBED
Faculty & Staff Lubar School of Business Faculty and instructional staff Fall 2020 103 EMBED
Faculty & Staff School of Education Faculty Fall 2020 42 EMBED
Faculty & Staff School of Education Faculty and instructional staff Fall 2020 144 EMBED
Faculty & Staff College of Engineering & Applied Science Faculty Fall 2020 64 EMBED
Faculty & Staff College of Engineering & Applied Science Faculty and instructional staff Fall 2020 90 EMBED
Faculty & Staff Peck School of the Arts Faculty Fall 2020 45 EMBED
Faculty & Staff Peck School of the Arts Faculty and instructional staff Fall 2020 204 EMBED
Faculty & Staff School of Freshwater Sciences Faculty Fall 2020 12 EMBED
Faculty & Staff School of Freshwater Sciences Faculty and instructional staff Fall 2020 12 EMBED
Faculty & Staff College of Letters & Science Faculty and instructional staff Fall 2020 540 EMBED
Faculty & Staff College of Letters & Science Faculty Fall 2020 320 EMBED
Faculty & Staff School of Information Studies Faculty Fall 2020 17 EMBED
Faculty & Staff School of Information Studies Faculty and instructional staff Fall 2020 44 EMBED
Faculty & Staff College of Nursing Faculty Fall 2020 25 EMBED
Faculty & Staff College of Nursing Faculty and instructional staff Fall 2020 102 EMBED
Faculty & Staff Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health Faculty Fall 2020 19 EMBED
Faculty & Staff Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health Faculty and instructional staff Fall 2020 21 EMBED
Faculty & Staff Helen Bader School of Social Welfare Faculty Fall 2020 24 EMBED
Faculty & Staff Helen Bader School of Social Welfare Faculty and instructional staff Fall 2020 73 EMBED
Faculty & Staff School of Continuing Education Faculty and instructional staff Fall 2020 2 EMBED
Faculty & Staff School of Continuing Education Faculty Fall 2020 0 EMBED
Research Milwaukee Students who have undergraduate research experience by the time they graduate 2019-20 50% EMBED
Entrepreneurship Milwaukee Lubar Entrepreneurship Center Ideas submitted through the Startup Challenge 2012-20 416 EMBED
Entrepreneurship Milwaukee Lubar Entrepreneurship Center Participants in Fresh Ideas entrepreneurship workshops 2020 4,482 EMBED
Entrepreneurship Milwaukee Lubar Entrepreneurship Center I-Corps teams trained 2015-20 146 EMBED
Study Abroad & International Education Milwaukee Countries where students can study abroad Fall 2018 35+ EMBED
Athletics Milwaukee Students who are Panther athletes Fall 2021 335 EMBED
Athletics Milwaukee Consecutive semesters student athletes have earned at or above 3.0 GPA Spring 2021 42 EMBED
Athletics Milwaukee NCAA Tournament appearances Spring 2021 64 EMBED
Athletics Milwaukee NCAA Division I teams Spring 2021 15 EMBED
Community Engagement Milwaukee Service-learning hours completed by students 2019-20 39,541 EMBED
Research Milwaukee Undergraduate research opportunities available annually 2019-20 1,000+ EMBED
Study Abroad & International Education Milwaukee Students who study abroad annually Fall 2018 600 EMBED
Student Demographics Milwaukee Wisconsin residents Fall 2020 82% EMBED
Entrepreneurship Milwaukee Startup businesses associated with UWM Research Foundation Spring 2021 20 EMBED
Research Milwaukee Licenses and option agreements through UWM Research Foundation Spring 2021 48 EMBED
Research Milwaukee Patents issued through UWM Research Foundation Spring 2021 108 EMBED
Academic Programs Milwaukee Service-learning courses 2019-20 73 EMBED
Academic Programs Milwaukee Students enrolled in service-learning courses 2019-20 3,109 EMBED
Academic Programs All Combined Graduate programs: includes master’s and doctoral programs 2021-22 104 EMBED
Student Demographics Milwaukee Hispanic students Fall 2020 3% EMBED
Teaching & Class Size Milwaukee Average class size 2019-20 24.9 EMBED
Housing Milwaukee Freshmen who live on campus Fall 2020/COVID-19 38% EMBED
Admissions & Financial Aid Milwaukee Average financial aid package 2019-20 $9,496 EMBED
Academic Programs School of Education Bachelor’s programs 2021-22 3 EMBED
Academic Programs School of Architecture & Urban Planning Bachelor’s programs 2021-22 1 EMBED
Academic Programs Peck School of the Arts Bachelor’s programs 2021-22 12 EMBED
Academic Programs Lubar School of Business Bachelor’s programs 2021-22 7 EMBED
Academic Programs College of Nursing Bachelor’s programs 2021-22 2 EMBED
Academic Programs College of Letters & Science Bachelor’s programs 2021-22 53 EMBED
Academic Programs College of Health Sciences Bachelor’s programs 2021-22 6 EMBED
Academic Programs College of Engineering & Applied Science Bachelor’s programs 2021-22 11 EMBED
Academic Programs Helen Bader School of Social Welfare Bachelor’s programs 2021-22 2 EMBED
Academic Programs School of Information Studies Bachelor’s programs 2021-22 1 EMBED
Academic Programs School of Information Studies Total academic programs 2021-22 4 EMBED
Academic Programs School of Freshwater Sciences Total academic programs 2021-22 3 EMBED
Academic Programs School of Education Total academic programs 2021-22 11 EMBED
Academic Programs Peck School of the Arts Total academic programs 2021-22 17 EMBED
Academic Programs Lubar School of Business Total academic programs 2021-22 12 EMBED
Academic Programs Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health Total academic programs 2021-22 6 EMBED
Academic Programs Helen Bader School of Social Welfare Total academic programs 2021-22 5 EMBED
Academic Programs College of Nursing Total academic programs 2021-22 6 EMBED
Academic Programs College of Letters & Science Total academic programs 2021-22 100 EMBED
Academic Programs College of Health Sciences Total academic programs 2021-22 17 EMBED
Academic Programs College of Engineering & Applied Science Total academic programs 2021-22 16 EMBED
Student Demographics Milwaukee Multi-ethnic students Fall 2020 15% EMBED
Student Demographics Milwaukee Male students Fall 2020 44% EMBED
Student Demographics Milwaukee Female students Fall 2020 56% EMBED
Student Demographics Milwaukee Asian American students Fall 2020 6% EMBED
Student Demographics Milwaukee African-American students Fall 2020 7% EMBED
Admissions & Financial Aid Milwaukee Average ACT composite (Fall 2020 new freshmen) 21.75 EMBED
Admissions & Financial Aid All Combined Average high school GPA for admitted students Fall 2020 3.18 EMBED
Student Life Milwaukee Student organizations Fall 2020 280 EMBED
Student Demographics Milwaukee Undergraduates age 25+ Fall 2020 18% EMBED
Degrees Awarded Milwaukee Graduate and undergraduate degrees awarded 2020-21 5,211 EMBED
Enrollment School of Architecture & Urban Planning Enrollment Fall 2020 628 EMBED
Enrollment Helen Bader School of Social Welfare Enrollment Fall 2020 1,256 EMBED
Enrollment Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health Enrollment Fall 2020 193 EMBED
Enrollment College of Nursing Enrollment Fall 2020 1,417 EMBED
Enrollment College of Letters & Science Enrollment Fall 2020 5,778 EMBED
Enrollment School of Information Studies Enrollment Fall 2020 956 EMBED
Enrollment College of Health Sciences Enrollment Fall 2020 1,707 EMBED
Enrollment School of Freshwater Sciences Enrollment Fall 2020 46 EMBED
Enrollment College of Engineering & Applied Science Enrollment Fall 2020 2,067 EMBED
Enrollment School of Education Enrollment Fall 2020 1,750 EMBED
Enrollment Lubar School of Business Enrollment Fall 2020 3,499 EMBED
Enrollment Peck School of the Arts Enrollment Fall 2020 1,644 EMBED
Enrollment Milwaukee Part-time students Fall 2020 5,256 EMBED
Enrollment Milwaukee Full-time students Fall 2020 17,748 EMBED
Research Helen Bader School of Social Welfare 2020-21 research grants $754,980 EMBED
Research Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health 2020-21 research grants $1.82 million EMBED
Research College of Nursing 2020-21 research grants $783,916 EMBED
Research College of Letters & Science 2020-21 research grants $11.5 million EMBED
Research School of Information Studies 2020-21 research grants $6,055 EMBED
Research College of Health Sciences 2020-21 research grants $1.4 million EMBED
Research School of Freshwater Sciences 2020-21 research grants $1.67 million EMBED
Research College of Engineering & Applied Science 2020-21 research grants $2.15 million EMBED
Research School of Education 2020-21 research grants $267,408 EMBED
Research Lubar School of Business 2020-21 research grants $0 EMBED
Research Peck School of the Arts 2020-21 research grants $8,091 EMBED
Research School of Architecture & Urban Planning 2020-21 research grants $19,289 EMBED
Research Milwaukee Research awards 2020-21 $20.8 million EMBED
Study Abroad & International Education Milwaukee Languages taught Fall 2021 19 EMBED
Academic Programs School of Architecture & Urban Planning Total academic programs 2021-22 6 EMBED
Academic Programs Milwaukee Undergraduate minors 2021-22 73 EMBED
Faculty & Staff All Combined Total employees, including student workers Fall 2020 6,189 EMBED
Faculty & Staff All Combined Faculty Fall 2020 732 EMBED
Budget All Combined State appropriations 2021-22 $150 million EMBED
Student Demographics Milwaukee Undergraduates who are first-generation college students Fall 2020 35% EMBED
Student Demographics Milwaukee Number of states students come from Fall 2020 47 EMBED
Study Abroad & International Education All Combined Number of countries that UWM students come from Fall 2020 83 EMBED
Study Abroad & International Education Milwaukee International students Fall 2020 1,007 EMBED
Enrollment Milwaukee Undergraduate enrollment Fall 2020 18,493 EMBED
Enrollment Milwaukee Graduate enrollment Fall 2020 4,511 EMBED
University History Milwaukee Year that UWM was founded 1956 EMBED
University History Milwaukee Opening Day Sept. 25, 1956 EMBED
Budget Milwaukee UWM Foundation assets As of Dec. 31, 2020 $205 million EMBED
Enrollment All Combined Veterans and military-related students enrolled Fall 2020 1,064 EMBED
Tuition & Cost Milwaukee Undergraduate tuition: Wisconsin residents 2021-22 $9,610 EMBED
Tuition & Cost Milwaukee Undergraduate tuition: Illinois residents 2021-22 $12,655 EMBED
Tuition & Cost Milwaukee Undergraduate tuition: Minnesota residents 2021-22 $13,939 EMBED
Tuition & Cost Milwaukee Undergraduate tuition: Midwest Student Exchange Program 2021-22 $13,655 EMBED
Tuition & Cost Milwaukee Undergraduate tuition: non-residents 2021-22 $21,475 EMBED
Tuition & Cost Milwaukee Graduate tuition: Wisconsin residents 2021-22 $12,219 EMBED
Tuition & Cost Milwaukee Graduate tuition: Minnesota residents 2021-22 $19,363 EMBED
Tuition & Cost Milwaukee Graduate tuition: non-residents 2021-22 $25,650 EMBED
Tuition & Cost Milwaukee Graduate tuition: Midwest Student Exchange Program 2021-22 $17,570 EMBED
Teaching & Class Size Milwaukee Student-to-teacher ratio Fall 2020 17:1 EMBED
Academic Programs All Combined Doctoral programs 2021-22 38 EMBED
Academic Programs All Combined Master’s programs 2021-22 66 EMBED
Academic Programs All Combined Academic programs 2021-22 206 EMBED
Academic Programs All Combined Bachelor’s programs 2021-22 100 EMBED
Development/Fundraising All Combined Fundraising campaign ended in 2019: total raised $251 million EMBED
Budget All Combined Operating budget 2021-22 $674 million EMBED
Alumni Milwaukee UWM alumni living in Wisconsin Spring 2021 74% EMBED
Alumni Milwaukee Alumni Spring 2021 197,917 EMBED
Enrollment All Combined Enrollment Fall 2020 24,725 EMBED
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