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Degrees Awarded Graduate degrees awarded 2020-21 1,369 EMBED
Degrees Awarded Associate degrees awarded 2020-21 210 EMBED
Enrollment Milwaukee Veterans and military-related students enrolled Fall 2021 982 EMBED
Student Demographics All Combined Wisconsin residents Fall 2021 82% 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 2021-22 29 EMBED
Academic Programs Washington County Areas of study 2021-22 29 EMBED
Admissions & Financial Aid Milwaukee Percentage of students using financial aid 2020-21 80% 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 2021 18 EMBED
Student Life Waukesha Student organizations Fall 2021 29 EMBED
University History Washington County Year opened 1968 EMBED
University History Waukesha Year opened 1966 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 2021 72 EMBED
Athletics Milwaukee Conference championships Spring 2021 146 EMBED
Admissions & Financial Aid All Combined Students receiving scholarships 2020-21 7,821 EMBED
Admissions & Financial Aid All Combined Average scholarship award 2020-21 $1,888 EMBED
Admissions & Financial Aid All Combined Scholarships awarded 2020-21 $21,861,375 EMBED
Research Milwaukee Undergraduates receiving paid research assistantships each year 2020-21 500+ 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 Milwaukee Undergraduate majors 2021-22 86 EMBED
Housing Milwaukee Total occupants in residence halls Fall 2021 3,409 EMBED
Enrollment Milwaukee Enrollment Fall 2021 22,592 EMBED
Buildings & Facilities Milwaukee Largest classroom Bolton Hall 150, a lecture hall that seats 465 people EMBED
Enrollment College of General Studies Enrollment Fall 2021 1,437 EMBED
Enrollment Waukesha Enrollment Fall 2021 1,050 EMBED
Enrollment Washington County Enrollment Fall 2021 387 EMBED
Academic Programs Milwaukee Online courses offered Fall 2021 900+ EMBED
Tuition & Cost Milwaukee Graduate students receiving assistantships Fall 2021 22.4% EMBED
Job Placement Milwaukee Companies that recruit at UWM 2021-22 1,734 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
Research Milwaukee Students who have undergraduate research experience by the time they graduate 2020-21 50% EMBED
Entrepreneurship Milwaukee Lubar Entrepreneurship Center Ideas submitted through the Startup Challenge 2012-21 455 EMBED
Entrepreneurship Milwaukee Lubar Entrepreneurship Center Participants in Fresh Ideas entrepreneurship workshops 2021 5,100+ EMBED
Entrepreneurship Milwaukee Lubar Entrepreneurship Center I-Corps teams trained 2015-21 175 EMBED
Study Abroad & International Education Milwaukee Countries where students can study abroad Fall 2021 30+ 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 Fall 2021 43 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 2021 33,050 EMBED
Research Milwaukee Undergraduate research opportunities available annually 2020-21 1,000+ EMBED
Study Abroad & International Education Milwaukee Students who study abroad annually Fall 2018 500+ EMBED
Student Demographics Milwaukee Wisconsin residents Fall 2021 81% EMBED
Entrepreneurship Milwaukee Startup businesses associated with UWM Research Foundation Spring 2022 21 EMBED
Research Milwaukee Licenses and option agreements through UWM Research Foundation Spring 2022 49 EMBED
Research Milwaukee Patents issued through UWM Research Foundation Spring 2022 121 EMBED
Academic Programs Milwaukee Service-learning courses 2020-21 68 EMBED
Academic Programs Milwaukee Students enrolled in service-learning courses 2020-21 1,707 EMBED
Academic Programs All Combined Graduate programs: includes master’s and doctoral programs 2021-22 104 EMBED
Student Demographics Milwaukee Hispanic students Fall 2021 3% EMBED
Teaching & Class Size Milwaukee Average class size 2019-20 24.9 EMBED
Housing Milwaukee Freshmen who live on campus Fall 2021 61% EMBED
Admissions & Financial Aid Milwaukee Average financial aid package 2020-21 $9,354 EMBED
Student Demographics Milwaukee Multi-ethnic students Fall 2021 14% EMBED
Student Demographics Milwaukee Male students Fall 2021 43% EMBED
Student Demographics Milwaukee Female students Fall 2021 57% EMBED
Student Demographics Milwaukee Asian American students Fall 2021 6% EMBED
Student Demographics Milwaukee African-American students Fall 2021 7% EMBED
Admissions & Financial Aid All Combined Average high school GPA for admitted students Fall 2021 3.16 EMBED
Student Life Milwaukee Student organizations Fall 2021 290 EMBED
Student Demographics Milwaukee Undergraduates age 25+ Fall 2021 18% EMBED
Degrees Awarded Milwaukee Graduate and undergraduate degrees awarded 2020-21 5,211 EMBED
Enrollment School of Architecture & Urban Planning Enrollment Fall 2021 659 EMBED
Enrollment Helen Bader School of Social Welfare Enrollment Fall 2021 1,169 EMBED
Enrollment Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health Enrollment Fall 2021 209 EMBED
Enrollment College of Nursing Enrollment Fall 2021 1,455 EMBED
Enrollment College of Letters & Science Enrollment Fall 2021 5,630 EMBED
Enrollment School of Information Studies Enrollment Fall 2021 903 EMBED
Enrollment College of Health Sciences Enrollment Fall 2021 1,810 EMBED
Enrollment School of Freshwater Sciences Enrollment Fall 2021 60 EMBED
Enrollment College of Engineering & Applied Science Enrollment Fall 2021 2,079 EMBED
Enrollment School of Education Enrollment Fall 2021 1,677 EMBED
Enrollment Lubar College of Business Enrollment Fall 2021 3,421 EMBED
Enrollment Peck School of the Arts Enrollment Fall 2021 1,621 EMBED
Enrollment Milwaukee Part-time students Fall 2021 5,418 EMBED
Enrollment Milwaukee Full-time students Fall 2021 17,174 EMBED
Research Milwaukee Research awards 2020-21 $20.8 million EMBED
Study Abroad & International Education Milwaukee Languages taught Fall 2021 19 EMBED
Academic Programs Milwaukee Undergraduate minors 2021-22 73 EMBED
Faculty & Staff All Combined Total employees, including student workers Fall 2021 6,749 EMBED
Faculty & Staff All Combined Faculty Fall 2021 685 EMBED
Budget All Combined State appropriations 2021-22 $150 million EMBED
Student Demographics Milwaukee Undergraduates who are first-generation college students Fall 2021 38% EMBED
Student Demographics Milwaukee Number of states students come from Fall 2021 49 EMBED
Study Abroad & International Education All Combined Number of countries that UWM students come from Fall 2021 87 EMBED
Study Abroad & International Education Milwaukee International students Fall 2021 1,023 EMBED
Enrollment Milwaukee Undergraduate enrollment Fall 2021 18,171 EMBED
Enrollment Milwaukee Graduate enrollment Fall 2021 4,421 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, 2021 $319 million EMBED
Enrollment All Combined Veterans and military-related students enrolled Fall 2021 1,016 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 All Combined Student-to-teacher ratio Fall 2021 11:1 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 Fall 2021 74% EMBED
Alumni Milwaukee Alumni Fall 2021 199,815 EMBED
Enrollment All Combined Enrollment Fall 2021 24,029 EMBED
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