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University of Wisconsin - Parkside
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  • 4 Year
  • KENOSHA, WI

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade A

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Wisconsin - Parkside is a public university located in Somers, Wisconsin in the Milwaukee Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 3,143 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Wisconsin - Parkside acceptance rate is 66%. Popular majors include Business, Psychology, and Criminal Justice and Safety Studies. Graduating 44% of students, Wisconsin - Parkside alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $30,000.

About

900 WOOD RD
KENOSHA, WI 53144
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

University of Wisconsin - Parkside Rankings

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Wisconsin - Parkside Admissions

Acceptance Rate
66%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
17-23
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$10,154 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$5,353 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
81%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
19:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
78%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 32 responses
57%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 44 responses
64%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 44 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
2
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
2
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    35%
  • On Campus
    59%
  • Online
    7%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,143 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
763
Undergrads Over 25
12%
Pell Grant
42%
Varsity Athletes
7%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 28 responses
  • Diverse
    57%
  • Independent / shy
    25%
  • Geeky
    7%
  • Outgoing
    7%
  • Stressed
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
48%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 48 responses
Poll
64%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 55 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 31 responses
  • Full of characters.
    32%
  • Casual
    23%
  • Amazing
    13%
  • United
    10%
  • Bipolar
    6%
  • Confident
    6%
  • Home away from home
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$39,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
44%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
95%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 22 responses

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