University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley: Narrative Description

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UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-FOX VALLEY L-11

1478 Midway Rd.
Menasha, WI 54952
Tel: (920)832-2600; 888-INFOUWC
Admissions: (920)832-2620
Fax: (920)832-2647
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.uwfoxvalley.uwc.edu/

Description:

State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of University of Wisconsin System. Awards transfer associate degrees. Founded 1933. Setting: 33-acre urban campus. Total enrollment: 1,797. 569 applied, 80% were admitted. 3% from top 10% of their high school class, 15% from top quarter, 43% from top half. 2 valedictorians. Students come from 3 states and territories, 4 other countries, 1% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 1% black, 3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, honors program, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs. Off campus study at other units of the University of Wisconsin Colleges, four-year campuses of the University of Wisconsin.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Common Application, early admission. Required: high school transcript, ACT. Entrance: minimally difficult. Notification: continuous.

Collegiate Environment:

Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 29 open to all. Most popular organizations: Business Club, Education Club, Earth Science Club, Computer Science Club, Political Science Club. Major annual events: Honors Convocation and Commencement, Campus Picnic. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. College housing not available. 29,000 books, 230 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 52 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.