College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.
UWM is ranked #524 out of 2,217 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2024 Best Colleges list.
UWM also holds the #19 spot on the Best Colleges in Wisconsin ranking.
With an acceptance rate of 89%, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee is easier to get into than many other schools. But that doesn't mean you can slack off on your application. Make sure to treat this school like any other when submitting requested materials and documents.
UWM received ACT scores from 82% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 18 and 25.
The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, this ratio is 18 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.
Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.
The full-time faculty percentage at University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee is 64%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee has a freshmen retention rate of 76%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.
When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at UWM is 19%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%
During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 20,056 undergraduates at UWM with 16,620 being full-time and 3,436 being part-time.
|$0-30 K||$30K-48K||$48-75||$75-110K||$110K +|
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of UWM, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At UWM, approximately 44% of students took out student loans averaging $6,698 a year. That adds up to $26,792 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at UWM is 6.2%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
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|Most Popular Majors||Bachelor’s Degrees||Average Salary of Graduates|
|Drama & Theater Arts||225||$20,668|
|Communication & Media Studies||205||$33,698|
|Finance & Financial Management||201||$45,310|
|Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions||177||$32,011|
|Business Administration & Management||166||$46,853|
Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.
In 2020-2021, 15,665 students took at least one online class at University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. This is a decrease from the 23,064 students who took online classes the previous year.
|Year||Took at Least One Online Class||Took All Classes Online|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
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