The UWM College of Health Sciences offers the largest number of health-related degree programs in Wisconsin, training its graduates for high-demand careers. Many of the College’s sixteen undergraduate majors/submajors and twelve graduate degree programs are nationally-recognized and have achieved the highest accreditation awards possible. The College’s faculty conducts state-of-the-art research attracting a record number of federal research grants. During its 44-year history, the College’s research and health sciences education have contributed significantly to improving the quality of life for people in Milwaukee and beyond.
Official data as of 10/30/2019
- Undergraduates: 1,379
- Graduates: 373
- First Generation Students: 589
- International Students: 79
- Women: 1,264
- Men: 488
- Attend class full-time: 1,527
- Attend class part-time: 225
For the total student body at the College, students of color make up 27.9%.
Faculty and Staff
- Faculty/Teaching Academic Staff: 74
- Non-Teaching Academic Staff: 19
- University Staff: 11
As of April 2019, the College of Health Sciences has 9,297 alumni. Seventy-five percent of our alumni remain in Wisconsin finding employment and careers in many of the state’s publicly and privately owned health care facilities. The College has alumni in 49 states and 16 countries. The states that have a large concentration of CHS alumni include Illinois, Minnesota and California.
Research expenditures since 2010 have ranged from $1.9 to $3.9 million. Our faculty have been among the most successful at UWM in securing extramural funding.
- Largest and first Occupational Therapy program in Wisconsin
- Largest Biomedical Sciences program, with the only MS Biomedical Sciences program, in Wisconsin
- Nine active professional student organizations
- Many of our faculty have been awarded for their exemplary teaching