University of Wisconsin-Parkside: Narrative Description
UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PARKSIDE Q-13
900 Wood Rd., Box 2000
Kenosha, WI 53141-2000
Web Site: http://www.uwp.edu/
State-supported, comprehensive, coed. Part of University of Wisconsin System. Awards bachelor's and master's degrees. Founded 1968. Setting: 700-acre suburban campus with easy access to Chicago and Milwaukee. Endowment: $869,858. Research spending 2003-04: $829,600. Educational spending 2003-04: $4653 per student. Total enrollment: 5,072. Faculty: 294 (180 full-time, 114 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 19:1. 1,850 applied, 95% were admitted. 8% from top 10% of their high school class, 24% from top quarter, 57% from top half. Full-time: 3,665 students, 58% women, 42% men. Part-time: 1,300 students, 56% women, 44% men. Students come from 24 states and territories, 27 other countries, 8% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 6% Hispanic, 10% black, 3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 22% 25 or older, 16% live on campus, 7% transferred in. Retention: 67% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; social sciences and history; biological/life sciences. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at Carthage College. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c).
Options: electronic application, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, minimum of 17 high school units distributed as specified in the UW-Parkside catalog. Required for some: SAT or ACT. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: 8/1. Notification: continuous.
Costs Per Year:
Application fee: $35. One-time mandatory fee: $87. State resident tuition: $4652 full-time, $196 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $14,698 full-time, $614 per credit hour part-time. Full-time tuition varies according to course load and reciprocity agreements. Part-time tuition varies according to course load. College room and board: $5415. College room only: $3515. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility.
Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 73 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities, local fraternities, local sororities. Most popular organizations: Black Student Union, Latinos Unidos, Parkside Student Government Association, Asian-American Club, Parkside Adult Student Alliance. Major annual events: Welcome Week, Hypnotist Show, Casino Night. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 765 college housing spaces available; 740 were occupied in 2003-04. No special consideration for freshman housing applicants. Option: coed housing available. Library-Learning Center with 400,000 books, 981,400 microform titles, 1,590 serials, 21,220 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $1.4 million. 225 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.
See Gateway Technical College.
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