B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    B+
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Campus
    B
  5. Athletics
    A
  6. Party Scene
    A-
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    C
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    B
  11. Student Life
    B
  12. Safety
    B+
University of Wisconsin - Whitewater is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Address
800 W Main St
Whitewater, WI 53190
Website

Admissions

Will You Get In?

Test Scores and GPA for University of Wisconsin - Whitewater

Cost

Net Price
$11,575/ year
National
$15,431
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $8,260/ year
  • $30-48k
    $10,264/ year
  • $49-75k
    $13,947/ year
  • $76-110k
    $16,376/ year
  • $110k+
    $16,835/ year

Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
21:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
72%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.72 responses
66%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.71 responses
66%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.71 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
10,017Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
30%
Varsity Athletes
6%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 42 responses
Report
  • Friendly
    43%
  • Friendly
    36%
  • Diverse
    10%
  • Well Rounded
    5%
  • Handicapped
    2%
  • Lacking
    2%
  • Quiet
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
59%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.90 responses
Poll
61%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.120 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 38 responses
Report
  • Business
    32%
  • Beatiful
    29%
  • Diverse
    13%
  • Medium
    8%
  • Small
    8%
  • Involved
    5%
  • Garbage
    3%

After University of Wisconsin - Whitewater

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$41,200/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
58%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
80%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.51 responses
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University of Wisconsin - Whitewater Reviews

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My overall experience at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater has been fun-filled and intellectually stimulating. I sometimes wonder how different my college experience would have been had I attended another university, but then I think about all the memories I have made as well as the incredible knowledge I have gained here at Whitewater; I wouldn't dare transfer anywhere else. Whitewater is my home away from home; and I absolutely adore every little thing about this small town. Everyone is so friendly, the campus is gorgeous, and the professors are extremely knowledgable as well as personable. All of the professors I have had, so far, have gone out of their way to get to know me and provide the necessary tools/guidance I need in order to succeed. Other than lowering tuition rates, I would not change a single thing about the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater!
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Considering the fact that the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater has always been my dream school, I may be a bit biased. My experience has been amazing and the campus is beautiful. People here are so nice and always willing to help out. The vibe on campus is very welcoming and the academics are outstanding. I absolutely love this school!
I enjoy Whitewater a lot. I wish a lot of the kids didn't go home every weekend. It's known as the "suitcase" school. I can see that Whitewater is growing bigger so maybe that will change in the future! Overall, I love the close family-feel Whitewater has! I also love how friendly everyone and how everyone holds doors for you! Very nice place to live and learn!