Prospective Students

Welcome! We are glad you are considering UWM and a major in the College of Letters & Science. Our admissions counselors are here to answer your questions and help you determine if one of our programs is a great fit with your college and career objectives. Browse our pages for freshmen, transfer, graduate, online/distance, and non-degree/audit options. Contact us with any of your questions about:

  • requirements for the major you are interested in
  • research opportunities
  • sample career outcomes of our alumni
  • study abroad opportunities
  • internship and experiential learning
  • campus resources like the Career Planning and Resource Center

You can reach us at

Upcoming Events

We will be hosting Preview Days for some of our majors – at these events you can learn more about the requirements for the major and experiential learning opportunities like internships and research, meet professors and current students studying the same thing you are interested in, and get ready to take the next steps towards admission. These events are open to incoming freshmen and transfer students for Fall 2024 and their parents or family members. Don’t see the major you are interested in? Contact us at to discuss a one-on-one appointment.


Conservation & Environmental Science (CES) and Geosciences

Political Science and Pre-Law

English, Communication, and Journalism, Advertising & Media Studies

Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Pre-Healthcare such as pre-med, pre-pharmacy, pre-dentistry, etc.

Actuarial Science