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University of Wisconsin - Platteville
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  • 4 Year
  • PLATTEVILLE, WI

Report Card

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

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Wisconsin - Platteville is an above-average public university located in Platteville, Wisconsin. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 6,477 undergraduate students. The Wisconsin - Platteville acceptance rate is 85%. Popular majors include Mechanical Engineering, Business, and Manufacturing Engineering Technician. Graduating 56% of students, Wisconsin - Platteville alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $39,000.

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1 UNIVERSITY PLAZA
PLATTEVILLE, WI 53818
About Wisconsin - Platteville...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

University of Wisconsin - Platteville Rankings

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Wisconsin - Platteville Admissions

Acceptance Rate
85%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
20-26
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
$14,611 / 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
$3,368 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
86%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
20:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 63 responses
59%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 83 responses
61%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 82 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    3%
  • On Campus
    90%
  • Online
    7%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
6,477 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,002
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
26%
Varsity Athletes
7%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 57 responses
  • Hard Worker
    28%
  • Dedicated
    21%
  • Alcoholics
    16%
  • Students attempting to get a degree
    16%
  • Hicks
    11%
  • Small town people
    5%
  • Outgoing
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
62%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 93 responses
Poll
53%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 116 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 65 responses
  • It's a good environment
    57%
  • Alright
    20%
  • Home away from home
    6%
  • Down to earth
    5%
  • Conservative
    3%
  • It's the worst
    3%
  • Unbelievable.
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$47,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
56%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
97%
National
83%
89%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 47 responses

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