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UWM Online combines award-winning teaching and research with maximum flexibility.

A Top-Ranked Online Education

UWM is a longtime leader in online education. In a typical year, we offer more than 850 online courses, and in 2022, U.S. News & World Report ranked UWM in the top 50 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs. The same expert faculty teach our online and in-person classes, so you can pursue a high-quality degree in a way that fits your lifestyle.

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Student Stories

Jordan

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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Sara

Bachelor of Arts
Sociology

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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Karen

PhD
Nursing

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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Points of Pride

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.

As Wisconsin’s premier urban research university, UWM offers more than 205 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 TheBestSchools.org, and our U-Pace online instructional approach has won six national awards.

Lifetime earnings

People with more education make more, on average.

High SchoolBachelor’sMaster’s
$1.3
million
$2.3
million
$2.7
million
National Center for Education Statistics

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.