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University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County: Narrative Description


1006 Connie Rd.
Baraboo, WI 53913-1015
Tel: (608)356-8351
Fax: (608)356-4074
E-mail: [email protected]
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State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of University of Wisconsin System. Awards transfer associate and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1968. Setting: 68-acre small town campus. Total enrollment: 561. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 21:1. 343 applied, 85% were admitted. 8% from top 10% of their high school class, 31% from top quarter, 67% from top half. Students come from 3 states and territories, 3 other countries, 1% from out-of-state, 2% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 1% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.2% international, 19% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, internships. Off campus study at other units of the University of Wisconsin Colleges, four-year campuses of the University of Wisconsin and University of Wisconsin Extension, also UW Colleges distance learning, University of Plymouth Colleges, England. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, SAT or ACT. Recommended: ACT. Required for some: interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous until 8/31. Preference given to racial minorities.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $35. State resident tuition: $3985 full-time, $165.05 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $12,685 full-time, $528.55 per credit part-time. Part-time tuition varies according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 10 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Government Association, chorus and band, dance team, Gaming Club, Business Club. Major annual events: Boo Bash, Welcome Picnic, Packer parties/bonfires. College housing not available. T. N. Savides Library with 45,000 books, 52 microform titles, 300 serials, 940 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. Operations spending 2003-04: $120,000. 50 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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