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Rankings Forbes: America’s Best Midsize Employers No. 365 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 30 EMBED
Rankings College of Nursing Largest nursing program in Wisconsin No. 1 EMBED
Faculty & Staff College of General Studies Faculty and instructional staff 129 EMBED
Faculty & Staff College of General Studies Faculty 64 EMBED
Athletics Milwaukee Horizon League all-sport trophies 7 EMBED
Athletics Milwaukee Major League Baseball draft picks 21 EMBED
Student Demographics Milwaukee Number of Wisconsin counties that UWM students come from 72 EMBED
Athletics Milwaukee Conference championships 140 EMBED
Admissions & Financial Aid Milwaukee Students receiving scholarships in 2017-18 3,905 EMBED
Admissions & Financial Aid Milwaukee Average scholarship award in 2017-18 $2,099 EMBED
Admissions & Financial Aid Milwaukee Scholarships awarded in 2017-18 $10,196,016 EMBED
Research Milwaukee Undergraduates receiving paid research assistantships each year 500+ EMBED
Academic Programs Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health Bachelor’s programs 1 EMBED
Academic Programs College of General Studies Total academic programs 1 EMBED
All Combined Schools and colleges 15 EMBED
Housing Milwaukee Graduate students living in residence halls 131 EMBED
Housing Milwaukee Undergraduates living in residence halls 3,812 EMBED
Buildings & Facilities Milwaukee Total buildings, on and off the main campus 54 EMBED
Buildings & Facilities Milwaukee Number of buildings on main campus 31 EMBED
Rankings Milwaukee Academic Ranking of World Universities (Shanghai rankings) No. 401-500 (tied) EMBED
Degrees Awarded Milwaukee Bachelor’s degrees awarded: 2017-18 3,683 EMBED
Development/Fundraising Milwaukee Fundraising campaign ended in 2008: total raised $125 million EMBED
Academic Programs College of General Studies Associate programs 1 EMBED
Housing Milwaukee Total occupants in residence halls 3,965 EMBED
Enrollment Milwaukee Enrollment 24,955 EMBED
Teaching & Class Size School of Education Student-to-teacher ratio 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 2,511 EMBED
Enrollment Waukesha Enrollment 1,473 EMBED
Enrollment Washington County Enrollment 637 EMBED
Rankings Milwaukee Center for World University Rankings No. 572 EMBED
Teaching & Class Size School of Education Average class size 19 EMBED
Tuition & Cost School of Education Scholarships awarded 2018-19 $405,500 EMBED
Academic Programs Milwaukee Online courses offered 850+ EMBED
Tuition & Cost Milwaukee Graduate students receiving assistantships 24.4% EMBED
Research Milwaukee Research centers 24 EMBED
Job Placement Milwaukee Companies that recruit at UWM 1,766 EMBED
Community Engagement Milwaukee UWM partnerships with businesses, nonprofits, schools and other organizations 3,886 EMBED
Internships & Experiential Learning Milwaukee Businesses hosting UWM interns: 2016-17 1,228 EMBED
Faculty & Staff College of Health Sciences Faculty 42 EMBED
Faculty & Staff College of Health Sciences Faculty and instructional staff 138 EMBED
Faculty & Staff School of Architecture & Urban Planning Faculty 21 EMBED
Faculty & Staff School of Architecture & Urban Planning Faculty and instructional staff 49 EMBED
Faculty & Staff Lubar School of Business Faculty 52 EMBED
Faculty & Staff Lubar School of Business Faculty and instructional staff 124 EMBED
Faculty & Staff School of Education Faculty 43 EMBED
Faculty & Staff School of Education Faculty and instructional staff 159 EMBED
Faculty & Staff College of Engineering & Applied Science Faculty 69 EMBED
Faculty & Staff College of Engineering & Applied Science Faculty and instructional staff 99 EMBED
Faculty & Staff Peck School of the Arts Faculty 48 EMBED
Faculty & Staff Peck School of the Arts Faculty and instructional staff 208 EMBED
Faculty & Staff School of Freshwater Sciences Faculty 12 EMBED
Faculty & Staff School of Freshwater Sciences Faculty and instructional staff 12 EMBED
Faculty & Staff College of Letters & Science Faculty and instructional staff 568 EMBED
Faculty & Staff College of Letters & Science Faculty 337 EMBED
Faculty & Staff School of Information Studies Faculty 19 EMBED
Faculty & Staff School of Information Studies Faculty and instructional staff 43 EMBED
Faculty & Staff College of Nursing Faculty 23 EMBED
Faculty & Staff College of Nursing Faculty and instructional staff 110 EMBED
Faculty & Staff Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health Faculty 23 EMBED
Faculty & Staff Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health Faculty and instructional staff 26 EMBED
Faculty & Staff Helen Bader School of Social Welfare Faculty 21 EMBED
Faculty & Staff Helen Bader School of Social Welfare Faculty and instructional staff 73 EMBED
Faculty & Staff School of Continuing Education Faculty and instructional staff 3 EMBED
Faculty & Staff School of Continuing Education Faculty 0 EMBED
Research Milwaukee Students who have undergraduate research experience by the time they graduate 50% EMBED
Entrepreneurship Milwaukee Lubar Entrepreneurship Center Ideas submitted through Student Startup Challenge since 2012 360 EMBED
Entrepreneurship Milwaukee Lubar Entrepreneurship Center Fall 2018 participants in Fresh Ideas workshops 2,150 EMBED
Entrepreneurship Milwaukee Lubar Entrepreneurship Center I-Corps teams trained 95 EMBED
Study Abroad & International Education Milwaukee Countries where students can study abroad 35+ EMBED
Athletics Milwaukee Students who are Panther athletes 306 EMBED
Athletics Milwaukee Consecutive semesters student athletes have earned at or above 3.0 GPA 37 EMBED
Athletics Milwaukee NCAA Tournament appearances 60 EMBED
Athletics Milwaukee NCAA Division 1 teams 15 EMBED
Community Engagement Milwaukee Community service hours provided by students 58,348 EMBED
Research Milwaukee Undergraduate research opportunities available annually 1,000+ EMBED
Study Abroad & International Education Milwaukee Students who study abroad annually 600 EMBED
Student Demographics Milwaukee Wisconsin residents 82% EMBED
Entrepreneurship Milwaukee Startup businesses associated with UWM Research Foundation 15 EMBED
Research Milwaukee Licenses and option agreements through UWM Research Foundation 42 EMBED
Research Milwaukee Patents issued through UWM Research Foundation 82 EMBED
Academic Programs Milwaukee Service-learning courses 74 EMBED
Academic Programs Milwaukee Students enrolled in service-learning courses 3,307 EMBED
Community Engagement Milwaukee Value of student volunteer service to community $1.4 million EMBED
Academic Programs All Combined Graduate programs: includes master’s and doctoral programs 101 EMBED
Student Demographics Milwaukee Hispanic students 3% EMBED
Teaching & Class Size Milwaukee Average class size 26 EMBED
Housing Milwaukee Freshmen who live on campus 76% EMBED
Admissions & Financial Aid Milwaukee Average financial aid package in 2017-18 $9,130 EMBED
Academic Programs School of Education Bachelor’s programs 3 EMBED
Academic Programs School of Architecture & Urban Planning Bachelor’s programs 1 EMBED
Academic Programs Peck School of the Arts Bachelor’s programs 12 EMBED
Academic Programs Lubar School of Business Bachelor’s programs 6 EMBED
Academic Programs College of Nursing Bachelor’s programs 2 EMBED
Academic Programs College of Letters & Science Bachelor’s programs 50 EMBED
Academic Programs College of Health Sciences Bachelor’s programs 6 EMBED
Academic Programs College of Engineering & Applied Science Bachelor’s programs 9 EMBED
Academic Programs Helen Bader School of Social Welfare Bachelor’s programs 2 EMBED
Academic Programs School of Information Studies Bachelor’s programs 1 EMBED
Academic Programs School of Information Studies Total academic programs 4 EMBED
Academic Programs School of Freshwater Sciences Total academic programs 2 EMBED
Academic Programs School of Education Total academic programs 11 EMBED
Academic Programs Peck School of the Arts Total academic programs 18 EMBED
Academic Programs Lubar School of Business Total academic programs 11 EMBED
Academic Programs Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health Total academic programs 5 EMBED
Academic Programs Helen Bader School of Social Welfare Total academic programs 5 EMBED
Academic Programs College of Nursing Total academic programs 6 EMBED
Academic Programs College of Letters & Science Total academic programs 98 EMBED
Academic Programs College of Health Sciences Total academic programs 16 EMBED
Academic Programs College of Engineering & Applied Science Total academic programs 13 EMBED
Student Demographics Milwaukee Multi-ethnic students 13% EMBED
Student Demographics Milwaukee Male students 46% EMBED
Student Demographics Milwaukee Female students 54% EMBED
Student Demographics Milwaukee Asian American students 5% EMBED
Student Demographics Milwaukee African-American students 7% EMBED
Admissions & Financial Aid Milwaukee Average ACT composite 22 EMBED
Admissions & Financial Aid Milwaukee Average high school GPA for admitted students 3.2 EMBED
Student Life Milwaukee Student organizations 300 EMBED
Student Demographics Milwaukee Undergraduates age 25+ 17% EMBED
Degrees Awarded Milwaukee Graduate and undergraduate degrees awarded, 2017-18 5,009 EMBED
Enrollment School of Architecture & Urban Planning Enrollment 627 EMBED
Enrollment Helen Bader School of Social Welfare Enrollment 1,158 EMBED
Enrollment Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health Enrollment 114 EMBED
Enrollment College of Nursing Enrollment 1,658 EMBED
Enrollment College of Letters & Science Enrollment 7,037 EMBED
Enrollment School of Information Studies Enrollment 1,024 EMBED
Enrollment College of Health Sciences Enrollment 1,912 EMBED
Enrollment School of Freshwater Sciences Enrollment 61 EMBED
Enrollment College of Engineering & Applied Science Enrollment 2,277 EMBED
Enrollment School of Education Enrollment 1,861 EMBED
Enrollment Lubar School of Business Enrollment 3,918 EMBED
Enrollment Peck School of the Arts Enrollment 1,611 EMBED
Enrollment Milwaukee Part-time students 5,993 EMBED
Enrollment Milwaukee Full-time students 18,962 EMBED
Research Helen Bader School of Social Welfare 2017-18 research expenditures $1.5 million EMBED
Research Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health 2017-18 research expenditures $2.2 million EMBED
Research College of Nursing 2017-18 research expenditures $1.3 million EMBED
Research College of Letters & Science 2017-18 research expenditures $24.2 million EMBED
Research School of Information Studies 2017-18 research expenditures $223,748 EMBED
Research College of Health Sciences 2017-18 research expenditures $1.6 million EMBED
Research School of Freshwater Sciences 2017-18 research expenditures $6.2 million EMBED
Research College of Engineering & Applied Science 2017-18 research expenditures $9.4 million EMBED
Research School of Education 2017-18 research expenditures $390,626 EMBED
Research Lubar School of Business 2017-18 research expenditures $250,076 EMBED
Research Peck School of the Arts 2017-18 research expenditures $20,130 EMBED
Research School of Architecture & Urban Planning 2017-18 research expenditures $23,356 EMBED
Research Milwaukee 2017-18 research expenditures $55 Million EMBED
Study Abroad & International Education Milwaukee Languages taught 20 EMBED
Academic Programs School of Architecture & Urban Planning Total academic programs 5 EMBED
Academic Programs Milwaukee Undergraduate minors 73 EMBED
Faculty & Staff Milwaukee Total employees 7,742 EMBED
Faculty & Staff Milwaukee Faculty 711 EMBED
Budget Milwaukee 2018-19 state appropriations $132 million EMBED
Student Demographics Milwaukee Undergraduates who are first-generation college students 37% EMBED
Faculty & Staff Milwaukee Student workers 4,681 EMBED
Student Demographics Milwaukee Number of states students come from 50 EMBED
Study Abroad & International Education Milwaukee Number of countries that UWM students come from 92 EMBED
Study Abroad & International Education Milwaukee International students 1,374 EMBED
Enrollment Milwaukee Undergraduate enrollment 20,278 EMBED
Enrollment Milwaukee Graduate enrollment 4,677 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 $226 million EMBED
Enrollment Milwaukee Veterans enrolled under federal G.I. Bill 1,013 EMBED
Teaching & Class Size Milwaukee Student-to-teacher ratio 18:1 EMBED
Academic Programs All Combined Doctoral programs 36 EMBED
Academic Programs All Combined Master’s programs 65 EMBED
Academic Programs All Combined Academic programs 195 EMBED
Academic Programs All Combined Bachelor’s programs 93 EMBED
Budget Milwaukee 2018-19 operating budget $689 million EMBED
Alumni Milwaukee UWM alumni living in Wisconsin 80% EMBED
Alumni Milwaukee Alumni 186,676 EMBED
Enrollment All Combined Enrollment 27,466 EMBED
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