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UWM Online combines award-winning teaching and research with maximum flexibility to help you focus on what matters: your future, our expertise and a learning approach that works for your busy lifestyle.

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UWM offers more than 46 fully online degrees and certificates.

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UWM online bachelor's programs ranked among nation's best

U.S. News and World Report, 2022

  • Best online bachelors: UWM is ranked 39th nationally
  • Best online bachelors for veterans: UWM is ranked 26th nationally
  • Best online Psychology program: Ranked 9th nationally

Student Stories


Bachelor of Science
Information Science & Technology

A full-time engineer, this recent UWM Online graduate just started his own web design business.

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Bachelor of Arts

A stay-at-home mother of three, Sara made it her goal to attend an accredited, established university and earn a degree before her children began college.

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An experienced health professional and educator, Karen wanted to combine her expertise with new knowledge to take her career in a different direction. She began that journey in UWM’s online doctoral program and plans to graduate in 2018.

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Why UWM Online?

Best Online College in Wisconsin, 2016

"Academically Outstanding" Midwestern College

Princeton Review, 2018

Caring community

89 percent of recent grads said their UWM professors were there for them.

8 million

Eight million college students in the U.S. are 25 or older

Best Online Bachelors Program

Rated a 'Best Online Bachelors Program’

U.S. News and World Report, 2022

Excellence in Online Teaching Award

Home of the 2014 Excellence in Online Teaching Award

Online Learning Consortium

Summer Online

UWM offers hundreds of online classes over the summer! Online summer classes allow you to move closer to earning your degree, catch up on credits, or get a jump on the next semester, even if you are not currently a UWM student.

Online Learning, Lifelong Rewards

A bachelor’s degree can boost your lifetime income potential. In the meantime, our financial aid experts can help you access financial aid, making your education more attainable.

Lifetime earnings

People with more education make more, on average.

High School Bachelor’s Master’s






National Center for Education Statistics

As Wisconsin’s premier urban research university, UWM offers more than 206 degree programs at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels, including more than 46 degrees and certificates that can be earned entirely online.

UWM is also a nationally known leader in online education: We were ranked best online college in Wisconsin by, and our U-Pace online instructional approach has won six national awards.

Our award-winning faculty — the same professors you’ll find leading our classrooms and labs on campus — undergo additional curricular and technology training to make their online instruction as effective as possible. UWM also offers numerous resources designed to ensure your success.

For the most accurate cost information, look up the specific program you are interested in.