We’re a small college that offers big opportunities.

In the College of General Studies, you’ll enjoy small classes and personal attention from your professors. Choosing from classes in 30 areas of study, you can explore what interests you while earning your associate degree and getting a firm foundation for your bachelor’s.

Our honors and undergraduate research programs offer additional opportunities to work closely with your professors and study topics in greater depth.

Small, interactive classes foster friendships and learning.

A world-class education begins close to home

UWM at Waukesha

UWM at Waukesha has both the charming friendliness of a liberal arts college and the world-class resources of a larger university. Pair coursework with an internship to get a jump start on your career.

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UWM at Washington County

UWM at Washington County, nestled in southeastern Wisconsin’s beautiful Kettle Moraine region, combines engaging instruction and mentorship with classes and coursework that prepare you for a four-year degree.

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  • September 23, 2020

    UW–Milwaukee and the College of General Studies are offering free COVID-19 testing for students at both the Washington County and Waukesha campuses. These free tests are available for students who are taking classes in-person or online, and who are symptomatic… Read More

  • August 15, 2020

    In anticipation of reopening for the Fall 2020 semester, UWM’s College of General Studies held a town hall on August 11th. This town hall had Dean Simon Bronner and other members of campus administration answer questions students had about classes,… Read More

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