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

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  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
  12. Safety
    grade A

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UW-Parkside is an above-average public university located in Somers, Wisconsin in the Milwaukee Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,563 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the UW-Parkside acceptance rate is 75%. Popular majors include Business, Psychology, and Communications. Graduating 42% of students, UW-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

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Parkside Admissions

Acceptance Rate
75%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
18-24
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$10,531 / 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
$5,795 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
75%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 33 responses
58%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 45 responses
64%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 45 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
3
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
1
Online Bachelor's Programs
2
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    56%
  • On Campus
    30%
  • Online
    14%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,563 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
802
Undergrads Over 25
20%
Pell Grant
34%
Varsity Athletes
10%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 29 responses
  • Diverse
    59%
  • Independent / shy
    24%
  • Geeky
    7%
  • Outgoing
    7%
  • Stressed
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
49%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 49 responses
Poll
63%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 56 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 32 responses
  • Full of characters.
    31%
  • Casual
    22%
  • Amazing
    13%
  • United
    9%
  • Bipolar
    6%
  • Confident
    6%
  • Underrated
    6%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$39,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
42%
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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