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University of Wisconsin-Washington County: Narrative Description

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WASHINGTON COUNTY N-12

400 University Dr.
West Bend, WI 53095-3699
Tel: (262)335-5200
Admissions: (262)335-5201
Fax: (262)335-5257
Web Site: http://www.washington.uwc.edu/

Description:

State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of University of Wisconsin System. Awards transfer associate degrees. Founded 1968. Setting: 87-acre small town campus with easy access to Milwaukee. Total enrollment: 942. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 25:1. 3% from top 10% of their high school class, 15% from top quarter, 51% from top half. Full-time: 680 students, 51% women, 49% men. Part-time: 262 students, 58% women, 42% men. Students come from 2 states and territories, 2 other countries, 1% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 1% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.2% international, 16% 25 or older, 7% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program. 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. Required for some: essay, interview. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $35. State resident tuition: $3947 full-time, $154 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $12,647 full-time, $516 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $336 full-time, $10.25 per credit part-time, $122 per term part-time. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 6 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Government Association, Business Club, Phi Theta Kappa, Writers' Guild, Student Impact. Major annual events: Summer Send-Off Picnic, United Way Fund Drive, Convocation/Commencement. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. College housing not available. University of Wisconsin-Washington County Library with 46,429 books, 22 microform titles, 247 serials, 4,998 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 78 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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