University of Wisconsin-Fond du Lac: Narrative Description

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400 University Dr.
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
Tel: (920)929-3600; Admissions: (920)929-3606; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site:

Description: State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of University of Wisconsin System. Awards transfer associate degrees. Founded 1968. Setting: 182-acre small town campus with easy access to Milwaukee. Total enrollment: 716. 6% from top 10% of their high school class, 23% from top quarter, 46% from top half. Full-time: 454 students, 57% women, 43% men. Part-time: 262 students, 61% women, 39% men. Students come from 3 states and territories, 1% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 1% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 16% 25 or older. Retention: 58% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs. Off campus study at other units of the University of Wisconsin Colleges, four-year campuses of the University of Wisconsin. ROTC: Army (c).

Entrance Requirements: Options: electronic application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, ACT. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $35. State resident tuition: $3440 full-time, $133 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $12,142 full-time, $496 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $121 full-time, $11 per credit part-time.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group. Social organizations: 8 open to all. Most popular organizations: student government, Campus Ambassadors, Phi Theta Kappa, drama. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. College housing not available. 41,891 books and 160 serials. 50 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.