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University of Wisconsin-Rock County: Narrative Description


2909 Kellogg Ave.
Janesville, WI 53546-5699
Tel: (608)758-6565; 888-INFO-UWC
Admissions: (608)758-6523
Fax: (608)758-6564
E-mail: [email protected]
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State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of University of Wisconsin System. Awards certificates and transfer associate degrees. Founded 1966. Setting: 50-acre suburban campus with easy access to Milwaukee. Total enrollment: 880. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 16:1. 371 applied, 97% were admitted. 3% from top 10% of their high school class, 17% from top quarter, 41% from top half. Full-time: 751 students, 56% women, 44% men. Part-time: 129 students, 47% women, 53% men. Students come from 10 states and territories, 4 other countries, 1% from out-of-state, 34% 25 or older, 11% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, distance learning, 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.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: electronic application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, ACT. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $35. State resident tuition: $3952 full-time, $163.12 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $12,614 full-time, $525.62 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $2 per term part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group. Social organizations: 10 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Government Association, Multicultural Student Union, U-Rock Players, Education Club, Adult Student Club. Major annual events: Non-Traditional Student Week, Fall Fest, May Fest. College housing not available. University of Wisconsin-Rock County Library with 79,972 books, 4,466 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $78,000. 50 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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