University of Wisconsin-Sheboygan: Narrative Description

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UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-SHEBOYGAN M-13

One University Dr.
Sheboygan, WI 53081-4789
Tel: (920)459-6600
Admissions: (920)459-6633
Fax: (920)459-6602
Web Site: http://www.sheboygan.uwc.edu/

Description:

State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of University of Wisconsin System. Awards transfer associate degrees. Founded 1933. Setting: 75-acre small town campus with easy access to Milwaukee. Total enrollment: 731. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 15:1. 6% from top 10% of their high school class, 18% from top quarter, 48% from top half. Students come from 5 other countries, 1% Native American, 3% Hispanic, 1% black, 6% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.1% international, 24% 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. Off campus study at other units of the University of Wisconsin Colleges, four-year campuses of the University of Wisconsin.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: Common Application, electronic application. Required: high school transcript. Required for some: interview. Placement: ACT required. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $35. One-time mandatory fee: $75. State resident tuition: $3,952 full-time, $166.72 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $12,652 full-time, $529.22 per credit hour part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 26 open to all; coed fraternity; 4% of eligible men and 5% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Student Ambassadors, Phi Theta Kappa, student government, Circle K, Zoomers (nontraditional students). Major annual events: Fall Kick-off, Spring Kick-Off, Spring Picnic. Campus security: 24-hour patrols by city police. College housing not available. Battig Memorial Library with 40,100 books, 160 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $86,430. 60 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.