University of Wisconsin-Marinette: Narrative Description

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UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MARINETTE I-13

750 West Bay Shore
Marinette, WI 54143-4299
Tel: (715)735-4300
Admissions: (715)735-4301
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.uwc.edu/

Description:

State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of University of Wisconsin System. Awards transfer associate degrees. Founded 1965. Setting: 36-acre small town campus. Endowment: $200,000. Total enrollment: 486. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 21:1. 6% from top 10% of their high school class, 21% from top quarter, 50% from top half. Students come from 2 states and territories, 16 other countries, 1% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 0% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 6% international, 31% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Off campus study at other units of the University of Wisconsin Colleges, four-year campuses of the University of Wisconsin.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Option: electronic application. Required: high school transcript. Recommended: SAT or ACT. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $35. State resident tuition: $3868 full-time, $154 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $12,400 full-time, $516 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $150 full-time, $7 per credit part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 5 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Senate, Writers Club/Literature Club, Phi Theta Kappa, Student Ambassadors. Major annual events: Spring Banquet, End of Year Party, Commencement. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. College housing not available. Main library plus 1 other with 23,000 books and 135 serials. 48 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.