There is no better time to explore a graduate program at UWM!

UWM has been classified as an R1 research institution by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, a rating given to only 130 of the 4,338 universities evaluated. UWM is one of only two universities in Wisconsin that received the rating.

We continue to grow in size and stature, with outstanding faculty in our more than 135 graduate programs in a broad variety of fields. Our distinguished professors are recognized for making a profound impact on their respective fields and creating a vibrant research community in which they mentor the next generation of master’s and doctoral scholars.

In order to be socially responsible in dealing with the increase of cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), the Graduate School office will be physically closed until spring semester. The Graduate School functions are still being performed virtually and we are here to support you. If you have questions or need assistance you can contact us through email at: Or set up an appointment with us at:

Due to the temporary closure of the Graduate School office, our in-person campus tours will be suspended until further notice. Please check out our Virtual Tour link below. You may also take a look at many of the resources provided for you here at UWM on our Graduate School and Campus Resources page.

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