University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Wisconsin, United States | Public

About

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee provides an affordable, world-class education to 27,000 students from 85 countries. Its 15 schools and colleges include Wisconsin’s only schools of architecture, freshwater sciences, and public health. As one of the nation’s top research universities, UWM partners with leading companies in Wisconsin and beyond to advanced knowledge, bring new discoveries to market and prepare students for work in a global economy.

Cost

Moderate

$14,976

Average Living Expenses (Bachelors)

$18,168

Average Living Expenses (Masters)

Rankings

#505

US News ranking

#601-800

Times New ranking

Admissions

74%

Avg acceptance rate (Bachelors)

$75

Application Fee

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Campus

Location

Located only 90 minutes north of Chicago, our 104-acre main campus on Milwaukee’s east side is just blocks from Lake Michigan and home to 11 of UWM’s 15 schools and colleges. Notable landmarks include the Kenwood Interdisciplinary Research complex and the Lubar Entrepreneurship Center. The UWM campus also includes the 11-acre Downer Woods and is surrounded by more than one hundred miles of bike paths.

Campus

The Milwaukee campus has 54 buildings covering 8.96 million square feet with 7,700 employees and 25,000 students. The Golda Meir library is a part of the campus and has great resources for students. The Klotsche Center & Pavilion is where students can enjoy being a spectator at athletic events as well as utilizing the recreation area for working out. UWM is also home to the newly created Lubar Entrepreneurship Center that pairs forward-thinking faculty with students through unique programming and signature spaces for working, meeting, and exploring new ideas.

Residing Options

Graduate student housing is available in the Kenilworth complex, offering one, two, and three-bedroom apartments that include a full kitchen and sitting area. Originally built in 1914 as a Ford Model T plant, the remodeled apartments offer truly unique living options on Milwaukee’s Eastside. Some apartments have in-unit laundry, while others boast 14-foot ceilings. 

The Kenilworth includes retail space currently occupied by a pizza parlor, 24-hour gym, and salon. Garage parking is available, as is 24-hour security, as well as door-to-door bus service to UW-Milwaukee’s main campus.

Faculty

UWM offers 195 degree programs with classes taught by faculty members recognized worldwide as experts in their fields. It’s also home to Wisconsin’s largest online education program, with more than 850 classes and 40 fully online certificate and degree programs. Among the top 131 U.S. research universities recognized by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, UWM plays a critical role in fueling the state’s economy through discovery and innovation.

With faculty, visiting scholars and students from 85 countries, our campus is part of the most diverse city in Wisconsin. Our faculty engage in research at home and abroad, building international connections and adding to knowledge in Wisconsin, the United States and beyond. Their work has won UWM recognition as a leading research university, attracting students and scholars from around the world.

Jobs and placements

The Lubar School’s Career Services officer has a high level of individualized service to meet the evolving career needs of students in our MBA and MS in Management Programs. We see your needs as unique, and bring an individual-focus approach to helping you create a career strategy that results in success. As you continue to build your business knowledge through a Lubar graduate business program, our staff of career professionals can provide you with advice and professional assessments that will serve as tools for you to plan your next career move. The Lubar School hosts an annual career fair each semester with more than 70 companies representing a wide range of industries.

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