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Wisconsin

State of Wisconsin

ORIGIN OF STATE NAME: Probably from the Ojibwa word wishkonsing, meaning "place of the beaver."

NICKNAME: The Badger State.

CAPITAL: Madison.

ENTERED UNION: 29 May 1848 (30th).

SONG: "On, Wisconsin!"

MOTTO: Forward.

COAT OF ARMS: Surrounding the US shield is the shield of Wisconsin, which is divided into four parts symbolizing agriculture, mining, navigation, and manufacturing. Flanking the shield are a sailor, representing labor on water; and a yeoman or miner, representing labor on land. Above is a badger and the state motto; below, a horn of plenty and a pyramid of pig lead.

FLAG: A dark-blue field, fringed in yellow on three sides, surrounds the state coat of arms on each side, with "Wisconsin" in white letters above the coat of arms and '1848' below.

OFFICIAL SEAL: Coat of arms surrounded by the words "Great Seal of the State of Wisconsin" and 13 stars below.

BIRD: Robin.

FISH: Muskellunge.

FLOWER: Wood violet.

TREE: Sugar maple.

LEGAL HOLIDAYS: New Year's Day, 1 January; Birthday of Martin Luther King Jr., 3rd Monday in January; Presidents' Day, 3rd Monday in February; Good Friday, Friday before Easter, March or April; Memorial Day, last Monday in May; Independence Day, 4 July; Labor Day, 1st Monday in September; Primary Day, 2nd Tuesday in September in even-numbered years; Columbus Day, 2nd Monday in October; Election Day, 2nd Tuesday in November in even-numbered years; Veterans' Day, 11 November; Thanksgiving Day, 4th Thursday in November; Christmas Day, 25 December.

TIME: 6 AMCST = noon GMT.

LOCATION, SIZE, AND EXTENT

Located in the eastern north-central United States, Wisconsin ranks 26th in size among the 50 states.

The total area of Wisconsin is 56,153 sq mi (145,436 sq km), of which 54,426 sq mi (140,963 sq km) is land and 1,727 sq mi is (4,473 sq km) inland water. The state extends 295 mi (475 km) e-w and 320 mi (515 km) n-s.

Wisconsin is bordered on the n by Lake Superior and the state of Michigan (with the northeastern boundary formed by the Menominee River); on the e by Lake Michigan; on the s by Illinois; and on the w by Iowa and Minnesota (with the line defined mainly by the Mississippi and St. Croix rivers).

Important islands belonging to Wisconsin are the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior, and Washington Island in Lake Michigan. The state's boundaries have a total length of 1,379 mi (2,219 km). Wisconsin's geographic center is in Wood County, 9 mi (14 km) se of Marshfield.

TOPOGRAPHY

Wisconsin can be divided into four main geographical regions, each covering roughly one-quarter of the state's land area. The most highly elevated of these is the Superior Upland, below Lake Superior and the border with Michigan. It has heavily forested rolling hills but no high mountains. Elevations range from about 700 ft (200 m) to slightly under 2,000 ft (600 m). A second upland region, called the Driftless Area, has a more rugged terrain, having been largely untouched by the glacial drifts that smoothed out topographical features in other parts of the state. Elevations here reach more than 1,200 ft (400 m). The third region is a large, crescent-shaped plain in central Wisconsin; its unglaciated portion is a sandstone plain, broken by rock formations that from a distance appear similar to the buttes and mesas of Colorado. Finally, in the east and southeast along Lake Michigan lies a large, glaciated lowland plain, fairly smooth in the Green Bay-Winnebago area but more irregular on the Door Peninsula and in the south.

Wisconsin's mean altitude is 1,050 ft (320 m), with elevations generally higher in the north. The Gogebic Range, extending westward from Michigan's Upper Peninsula into northern Wisconsin, was an important center of iron mining in the early days of state-hood. Timms Hill, in north-central Wisconsin, is the state's highest point, at 1,951 ft (595 m). The lowest elevation is 579 ft (177 m), along the Lake Michigan shoreline.

There are well over 8,000 lakes in Wisconsin. Lakes Michigan and Superior form part of the northern and eastern borders; the Wisconsin mainland has at least 575 mi (925 km) of lakeshore and holds jurisdiction over 10,062 sq mi (26,061 sq km) of lake waters. By far, the largest inland lake is Lake Winnebago, in eastern Wisconsin, covering an area of 215 sq mi (557 sq km).

The Mississippi River, which forms part of the border with Minnesota and the entire border with Iowa, is the main navigable river. The major river flowing through the state is the Wisconsin, which follows a south-southwest course for 430 mi (692 km) before meeting the Mississippi at the Iowa border. Other tributaries of the Mississippi are the St. Croix River, also part of the Minnesota border, and the Chippewa and Black rivers. Located on the Black River are Big Manitou Falls, at 165 ft (50 m) the highest of the state's many waterfalls. Waters from the Fox River and its major tributary, the Wolf, flow into Green Bay and then into Lake Michigan, as does the Menominee, which is part of the Michigan state line.

Except in the Driftless Area, glaciation smoothed out many surface features, gouged out new ones, and left deposits of rock and soil creating distinctively shaped hills and ridges. Oval mounds, called drumlins, are still scattered over the southeast; and moraines, formed by deposits left at the edges of glaciers, are a prom-inent feature of eastern, central, and northwestern Wisconsin. In one section, called the Dells, the Wisconsin River has cut a gorge through 8 mi (13 km) of sandstone, creating caves and interesting rock formations.

CLIMATE

Wisconsin has a continental climate. Summers are warm and winters very cold, especially in the upper northeast and north-central lowlands, where the freeze-free (growing) season is around 80 days. The average annual temperature ranges from 39°f (4°c) in the north to about 50°f (10°c) in the south. At Danbury, in the northwest, the average January daily temperature is about 8°f (13°c), and the average July daily temperature 68.6°f (20°c); at Racine, in the southeast, these figures are 19.4°f (7°c) and 71°f (21°c), respectively. Milwaukee has average daily temperatures ranging from 13°f (10°c) to 27°f (2°c) in January and from 62°f (16°c) to 79°f (26°c) in July. The lowest temperature ever recorded in Wisconsin was 55°f (48.3°c), at Couderay on 4 February 1996; the highest, 114°f (46°c), at Wisconsin Dells on 13 July 1936.

Annual precipitation in the state ranges from about 34 in (86 cm) for parts of the northwest to about 28 in (71 cm) in the south-central region and the areas bordering Lake Superior and Lake Michigan. In Milwaukee average annual precipitation is about 32.2 in (81 cm); March, April, and May are the rainiest months in Milwaukee. Milwaukee's annual snowfall averages 47 in (118 cm); the average wind speed is 12 mph (19 km/hr).

FLORA AND FAUNA

Common trees of Wisconsin include four oaksbur, black, white, and redalong with black cherry and hickory. Jack, red, and white pine, yellow birch, eastern hemlock, mountain maple, moose-wood, and leatherwood grow in the north, with black spruce, black ash, balsam fir, and tamarack concentrated in the northern lowlands. Characteristic of southern Wisconsin's climax forests are sugar maple (the state tree), white elm, basswood, and ironwood, with silver maple, black willow, silver birch, and cottonwood on low, moist land. Prairies are thick with grasses; bogs and marshes are home to white and jack pines and jack oak. Forty-five varieties of orchid have been identified, as well as 20 types of violet, including the wood violet (the state flower). In April 2006, six plant species were listed as threatened by the US Fish and Wildlife Service, including the eastern prairie fringed orchid, prairie bush-clover, dwarf lake iris, Pitcher's thistle, Fassett's locoweed, and northern wild monkshood.

White-tailed deer, black bear, woodchuck, snowshoe hare, chipmunk, and porcupine are mammals typical of forestlands. The striped skunk, red and gray foxes, and various mice are characteristic of upland fields while wetlands harbor such mammals as the muskrat, mink, river otter, and water shrew. The badger, dwelling in grasslands and semi-open areas, is rarely seen today. Game birds include the ring-necked pheasant, bobwhite quail, Hungarian partridge, and ruffed grouse; among 336 bird species native to Wisconsin are 42 kinds of waterfowl and 6 types of shorebird that are also hunted. Reptiles include 23 varieties of snake, 13 types of turtle, and 4 kinds of lizard. Muskellunge (the state fish), northern pike, walleye, and brook trout are native to Wisconsin waterways.

In 2006, eight animal species were listed as threatened or endangered in Wisconsin, including the bald eagle, Karner blue butterfly, Hine's emerald dragonfly, Higgins eye pearly mussel, piping plover, and Canadian lynx. The Bureau of Endangered Resources in the Department of Natural Resources develops programs designed to aid the recovery of threatened or endangered flora and fauna.

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

Conservation has been a concern in Wisconsin for more than a century. In 1867, a legislative commission reported that depletion of the northern forests by wasteful timber industry practices and frequent forest fires had become an urgent problem, partly because it increased the hazards of flooding. In 1897, a forestry warden was appointed and a system of fire detection and control was set up. A reforestation program was instituted in 1911; at about the same time, the state university began planting rows of trees in plains areas to protect soil from wind erosion, a method that was widely copied in other states. Fish and game wardens were appointed in the 1880s. In 1927, the state began a program to clean its waters of industrial wastes, caused especially by pulp and paper mills and canneries. The legislature enacted a comprehensive anti-pollution program in 1966.

The present Department of Natural Resources (DNR), organized in 1967, brings together conservation and environmental protection responsibilities. The department supervises air, water, and solid-waste pollution control programs and deals with the protection of forest, fish, and wildlife resources.

Southeastern Wisconsin has experienced serious air quality problems since the 1970s. Reductions in industrial emissions have been offset by increases in emissions from transportation sources and consumer products. In 2002, the US Environmental Protection Agency implemented new requirements for reporting air quality, and the DNR developed procedures to help corporations comply.

Since water pollution became a serious problem in the 1920s, pulp and paper mills, cheese factories, and canneries have taken major steps to control and prevent harmful water pollution. Communities built new or upgraded existing sewage treatment plants to reduce the flow of sewage into rivers and streams. Pulp and paper mills spent millions of dollars to reduce suspended solids and other pollutants in their industrial effluent. Water quality and fisheries visibly improved, but problems caused by persistent toxic chemicals, such as PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls) and mercury, arose that had to be addressed next. In the 1980s, the state identified five Areas of Concern on Lakes Michigan and Superior where toxic pollutants harmed fish or wildlife or impaired human use of the waterways. Efforts are underway to identify sources of contamination and cleanup options at these sites and inland areas suffering similar problems. Regulations controlling the discharge of toxic substances from both water and air were passed in the late 1980s, and water quality improved significantly by 2000. In 2003, 50.8 million lb of toxic chemicals were released in the state.

Contaminated stormwater and run-off from agriculture, development, and other sources remain the most serious threats to Wisconsin's lakes, rivers, and streams. The state adopted rules to limit stormwater contamination in large municipalities, construc-tion sites over five acres, and 10,000 industrial facilities. The DNR also formed a citizen advisory committee in 1994 to overhaul the state's animal waste regulations; new rules to control polluted run-off from agricultural, non-agricultural, and transportation sources went into effect 1 October 2002.

Wetland protection regulations were upgraded in the late 1980s, and in 1991 the state became the first in the nation to legislate wetlands protection. Wisconsin has a Wetlands Restoration program administered by the US Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) with assistance from DNR. Between 1992 and 1998, approximately 11,312 acres (4,578 hectares) of wetlands were restored, bringing the total amount of wetland area to about 5 million acres (2 million hectares), or 15% of the told land area. Horicon Marsh was designated as a Ramsar Wetland of International Importance in 1990. It is considered to be one of the largest intact freshwater wetlands in the nation and among the largest cattail marshes in the world. The site is primarily managed through the National Wildlife Refuge program.

Wisconsin passed a comprehensive groundwater protection law in 1984 to safeguard underground water supplies that serve two-thirds of the state's population. The law requires identification and cleanup of groundwater-damaging contamination sources, such as abandoned, leaking landfills; underground gasoline storage tanks; and illegal, hazardous waste dumps. The law also requires the state to establish groundwater protection and enforcement standards for various substances. Wisconsin has identified over 16,000 contamination sites that must be cleaned up to prevent environmental contamination and safety hazards. Over one-third of these sites have been cleaned up and no further action is deemed necessary.

In 1996, Wisconsin began administering a new program whereby owners of contaminated property could petition the state for cleanup waivers if they were able to demonstrate that contamination was being cleaned up by natural processes. Property owners would then be able to redevelop within strict guidelines and monitoring. By mid-1997, 51 properties had applied for such liability releases, 30 of which were approved.

Bacterial contamination of Wisconsin drinking water supplies did not pose much of a problem in the state until 1993 when 400,000 Milwaukee residents became ill from inadequately treated water drawn from Lake Michigan. The water was found to contain the protozoan Cryptosporidium. Water treatment procedures were changed immediately at 21 community drinking water treatment plants that drew water from the Great Lakes. The state also began a two-year Cryptosporidium monitoring effort to determine the presence and distribution of this protozoan in state waterways.

In the 1980s, more than 800 landfills in the state closed because they could not meet new federal environmental protection requirements. To ease the burden on the state's remaining landfills, Wisconsin passed a comprehensive waste reduction and recycling law, 1989 Wisconsin Act 335. The law required local units of government to set up effective programs to recycle more than 11 different items by 1995. State grants collected from a tax on businesses were awarded to local governments to aid in setting up local recycling programs. The legislature is expected to decide a permanent funding mechanism in a future legislative session.

In 2003, Wisconsin had 163 hazardous waste sites listed in the US Environment Protection Agency (EPA) database, 37 of which were on the National Priorities List as of 2006, including the Eau Claire Municipal Well Field. In 2005, the EPA spent over $2.2 million through the Superfund program for the cleanup of hazardous waste sites in the state. In 2004, federal EPA grants awarded to the state included $16 million to provide assistance to the improvement of public water systems and $29.1 million to offer loan assistance for water pollution control projects. One of the largest EPA grants awarded to the state in 2005 was $2.5 million for nonpoint source implementation programs.

POPULATION

Wisconsin ranked 20th in population in the United States with an estimated total of 5,536,201 in 2005, an increase of 3.2% since 2000. Between 1990 and 2000, Wisconsin's population grew from 4,891,769 to 5,363,675, an increase of 9.6%. The population is projected to reach 5.8 million by 2015 and 6.08 million by 2025. The population density in 2004 was 101.5 persons per sq mi.

During the 18th and early 19th centuries, the area that is now Wisconsin was very sparsely settled by perhaps 20,000 Indians and a few hundred white settlers, most of them engaged in the fur trade. With the development of lead mining, the population began to expand, reaching a total of 30,945 (excluding Indians) by 1840. During the next two decades, the population increased rapidly to 775,881, as large numbers of settlers from the East and German, British, and Scandinavian immigrants arrived. Subsequent growth has been steady, if slower. In the late 19th century, industry expanded and, by 1930, the population became predominantly urban.

In 2004, the median age for Wisconsinites was 37.5. In the same year, 23.7% of the State's residents were under age 18 while 13% were age 65 or older.

The majority of Wisconsinites live in urban areas, most of them in the heavily urbanized southeastern region. Milwaukee, the largest city in Wisconsin and the 22nd largest in the United States, had a population of 583,624 in 2004. Other large cities, with their 2004 population estimates, were Madison, 220,332, and Green Bay, 101,100. The Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis metropolitan area had an estimated population of 1,515,738 in 2004. The Madison metropolitan area had 531,766 residents and the Green Bay metropolitan area had 295,473. The Racine metropolitan area had 194,188 residents.

ETHNIC GROUPS

As early as 1839, Wisconsin attracted immigrants from Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and Finland, soon to be followed by large numbers of Germans and Irish. In 1850, the greatest number of foreign-born persons were English-speaking, but within a decade, the Germans had eclipsed them. Industrial development brought Belgians, Greeks, Hungarians, Lithuanians, Italians, and especially Poles, who continued to come steadily until the restriction of immigration in the early 1920s; in the 1930 census, Poles were the largest foreign-born group. In 2000, foreign-born residents numbered 193,751 (3.6% of the total).

Black Americans were in the region as early as 1822. Before World War I, however, there were no more than 3,000 blacks. Mi-gration during and after that war brought the number to 10,739 by 1930; by 1990, blacks were the largest racial minority in the state, numbering 245,000 (5% of Wisconsin's population). As of 2000, the black population was 304,460, or 5.7% of the state total. That percentage increased to 5.9% in 2004. Most black Wisconsinites live in Milwaukee, which was 37% black in 2000.

The Asian population in 2000 was 88,763. In that year Wisconsin had 33,791 Hmong (the nation's third-largest Hmong community), 11,184 Chinese, 6,800 Koreans, 5,158 Filipinos, and 4,469 Laotians. Pacific Islanders numbered 1,630. In 2004, 1.9% of the population was Asian. As of 2000, there were 192,921 Hispanics and Latinos (3.6% of the total population), of whom 126,719 were of Mexican ancestry and 30,267 of Puerto Rican descent. In 2004, 4.3% of the population was Hispanic or Latino. That year, 1% of the population reported origin of two or more races.

Wisconsin had an estimated 47,228 American Indians in 2000, up from 39,000 American Indians in 1990. In 2004, 0.9% of the population was American Indian or Alaskan Native. The principal tribes are Oneida, Menominee, Ojibwa (Chippewa), and Winnebago. There were 11 reservations, the largest being that of the Menominee, which comprised Menominee County (345 sq mi, 896 sq km) and had a population of 3,225 in 2000. Indian reservations covered 634 sq mi (1,642 sq km).

LANGUAGES

Early French and English fur traders found in what is now Wisconsin several Indian tribes of the Algonkian family: Ojibwa along Lake Superior, Sauk in the northeast, Winnebago and Fox south of them, and Kickapoo in the southwest. Numerous Indian place-names include Antigo, Kaukauna, Kewaunee, Menomonie, Oshkosh, Wausau, and Winnebago.

The following table gives selected statistics from the 2000 Census for language spoken at home by persons five years old and over. The category "Other West Germanic languages" includes Dutch, Pennsylvania Dutch, and Afrikaans. The category "Scandinavian languages" includes Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish. The category "Other Native North American languages" includes Apache, Cherokee, Choctaw, Dakota, Keres, Pima, and Yupik.

LANGUAGE NUMBER PERCENT
Population 5 years and over 5,022,073 100.0
  Speak only English 4,653,361 92.7
  Speak a language other than English 368,712 7.3
Speak a language other than English 368,712 7.3
  Spanish or Spanish Creole 168,778 3.4
  German 48,409 1.0
  Miao, Hmong 30,569 0.6
  French (incl. Patois, Cajun) 14,970 0.3
  Polish 12,097 0.2
  Chinese 7,951 0.2
  Italian 6,774 0.1
  Other West Germanic languages 5,870 0.1
  Scandinavian languages 5,651 0.1
  Russian 5,362 0.1
  Serbo-Croatian 4,988 0.1
  Other Native North American languages 4,210 0.1
  Arabic 4,088 0.1
  Korean 4,075 0.1

In 2000, 92.7% (down from 94.2% in 1990) of the state population five years old and older spoke only English in the home.

Wisconsin English is almost entirely Northern, like that of the areas that provided Wisconsin's first settlersMichigan, northern Ohio, New York State, and western New England. Common are the Northern pail, comforter (tied and filled bed cover), sick to the stomach, angleworm (earthworm), skip school (play truant), and dove as the past of dive. Pronunciation features are fog, frog, and on with the vowel sound /ah/; and orange, forest, and foreign with the / aw/ vowel sound. Northern fried cakes is now yielding to doughnuts, and johnnycake is giving way to corn bread. Milwaukee has sick in the stomach and is known for the localism bubbler (drinking fountain). A small exception to Northern homogeneity is the cluster of South Midland terms brought by Kentucky miners to the southwestern lead-mining district, such as dressing (sweet sauce for a pudding), eaves spout as a blend of eavestrough and Midland spouting, branch for stream, and fishworm for earthworm.

RELIGIONS

The first Catholics to arrive were Jesuit missionaries seeking to convert the Huron Indians in the 17th century. Protestant settlers and missionaries of different sects, including large numbers of German Lutherans, came during the 19th century, along with Protestants from the east. Jews settled primarily in the cities.

These groups often had conflicting aims. Evangelical sects favored strict blue laws and temperance legislation, which was enacted in many communities. The use of Protestant prayers and the King James Bible in public schools was another source of public discord until these practices were declared unconstitutional by the state supreme court in 1890. A constitutional amendment allowing parochial school students to ride in public school buses was defeated in 1946, amid great controversy; 19 years later, however, it was enacted with little opposition. By that time, religious conflicts appeared to be on the decline.

In 2004, there were 1,658,478 Roman Catholics in Wisconsin; with about 731,516 members belonging to the archdiocese of Milwaukee. As of 2000, Lutherans make up the largest Protestant group, though they are divided in denominations: the Evangelical Lutheran Church in American, 463,432 in 2000; the Lutheran ChurchMissouri Synod, 241,306; and the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod, 241,306. Other leading Protestant groups include the United Methodists, with 95,589 members in 2004, and the United Church of Christ, with 62,521 members in 2005. There were an estimated 28,230 Jews in 2000, primarily in the Milwaukee area. The Muslim population had about 7,796 members. Though still relatively small in total membership, the Salvation Army reported growth from 2,574 members in 1990 to 12,951 members in 2000, a difference of 403%. In a 2000 report, over 2.1 million people (about 39% of the population) were not counted as members of any religious organization.

The US office of the Catholic Apostleship of Prayer is located in Milwaukee. The headquarters of the Inter Varsity Christian Fellowship/USA, an evangelical Christian program directed toward college students, is based in Madison. The offices of the National Association of Congregational Christian Churches are based in Oak Creek. The Seventh Day Baptist General Conference of the United States and Canada is based in Janesville.

TRANSPORTATION

Wisconsin's first rail line was built across the state, from Milwaukee to Prairie du Chien, in the 1850s. Communities soon began vying with one another to be included on proposed railroad routes. Several thousand farmers mortgaged property to buy railroad stock; the state had to rescue them from ruin when companies went bankrupt. By the late 1860s, two railroads, the Chicago and North Western, and the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul, had become dominant in the state. However, Chicago emerged as the major rail center of the Midwest because of its proximity to eastern markets. In 1920, there were 35 railroads operating on 11,615 mi (18,700 km) of track. By 2003, there were just 10 railroads operating on 4,167 rail mi (6,708 km) of track, of which 3,462 mi (5,573 km) was operated by Class I lines. Nonmetallic minerals were the top commodities carried by rail that originated within the state in 2003, while coal was the top commodity carried by rail that terminated within Wisconsin. As of 2006, Amtrak provided passenger rail service to 10 stations in Wisconsin via its north-south Hiawatha (Milwaukee to Chicago) train and east-west service via its Empire Builder (Chicago to Seattle/Portland) train.

As of 2004, Wisconsin had 113,699 mi (183,055 km) of public roadway. The private passenger vehicle continues to be the dominant mode of travel. In that same year, Wisconsin had 3,910,188 licensed drivers and some 4.868 million registered vehicles (2.575 million automobiles and 2.051 million trucks of all types).

Public transit includes large bus systems in Milwaukee and Madison. In the mid-1990s, Milwaukee County Transit System transported more than 60 million passengers annually, and Madison Metro annually transported more than 9.9 million passengers.

The opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway in 1959 allowed oceangoing vessels access to Wisconsin via the Great Lakes but failed to stimulate traffic to the extent anticipated. Overall, the state has 15 cargo-handling ports. The port of Superior (shared with Duluth, Minnesota) on Lake Superior is the busiest of all US Great Lakes ports. Its chief commodities are iron ore and coal. In 2004, the Port of Duluth/Superior handled 45.392 million tons of cargo, making it the 19th-busiest port in the United States. Other important Wisconsin ports, all on Lake Michigan, are Milwaukee, Green Bay, Port Washington, Oak Creek, Manitowoc, and Sturgeon Bay. Coal is the chief commodity. The Port of Milwaukee in 2004, handled 3.155 million tons of cargo. On the Mississippi River, Prairie du Chien and La Crosse are the main ports. Ferry service across Lake Michigan is offered from Manitowoc to Ludington, Michigan. In 2003, waterborne shipments totaled 33.546 million tons. In 2004, Wisconsin had 231 mi (371 km) of navigable inland waterways.

In 2005, Wisconsin had a total of 565 public and private-use aviation-related facilities. This included 459 airports, 89 heliports, and 17 seaplane bases. Milwaukee's General Mitchell International Airport is the state's main air terminal, with 3,302,604 enplanements in 2004.

HISTORY

The region that is now Wisconsin has probably been inhabited since the end of the glacial period, 10,000 years ago. Some of the earliest inhabitants were ancestors of the Menominee; these early immigrants from the north built burial mounds, conical ones at first, then large effigy mounds shaped like different animals. Other peoples arrived from the south and east, including ancestors of the Winnebago Indians (about ad 1400) and a tribe that built flattop earthen pyramids. During the 17th century, the Ojibwa, Sauk, Fox, Potawatomi, Kickapoo, and other tribes came to Wisconsin. These tribes engaged in agriculture, hunting, and fishing, but with the arrival of Europeans, they became increasingly dependent on the fur tradea dependence that had serious economic consequences when the fur trade declined in the early 19th century.

The first European believed to have reached Wisconsin was Jean Nicolet, who in 1634 landed on the shores of Green Bay while in the service of Samuel de Champlain. Two decades later, Médard Chouart des Groseilliers and Pierre Esprit Radisson, both fur traders, explored northern Wisconsin; in 1673, the Jesuit priest Jacques Marquette and the explorer Louis Jolliet crossed the whole area that is now Wisconsin, via the Fox and Wisconsin rivers, on their way to the Mississippi. Other Jesuits established missions, and French fur traders opened up posts. The French were succeeded by the British after the French and Indian War (the British ruled Wisconsin as part of Quebec Province from 1774 to 1783). Although ceded to the United States in 1783, it remained British in all but name until 1816, when the United States built forts at Prairie du Chien and Green Bay.

Under the Ordinance of 1787, Wisconsin became part of the Northwest Territory; it was subsequently included in the Indiana Territory, the Territory of Illinois, and then the Michigan Territory. In the early 1820s, lead mining brought an influx of white settlers called "Badgers." Indian resistance to white expansion collapsed After the 1832 Black Hawk War, in which Sauk and Fox Indians fleeing from Illinois were defeated and massacred by white militia near the site of present-day La Crosse, at the Battle of Bad Axe. Subsequently, the Winnebago and other tribes were removed to reservations outside the state, while the Ojibwa, Menominee, and some eastern tribes were among those resettled in reservations inside Wisconsin.

The Wisconsin Territory was formed in 1836. Initially it included all of Iowa and Minnesota, along with a portion of the Dakotas, but in 1838, these areas became part of a newly organized Iowa Territory. The 1830s also saw the beginning of a land boom, fueled by migration of Yankees from New England and southerners who moved to the lead-mining region of southwestern Wisconsin. The population and economy began to expand rapidly. Wisconsin voters endorsed statehood in 1846, and Congress passed enabling legislation that year. After a first constitution was rejected by the voters, a revised document was adopted on 13 March 1848, and on 29 May, President James K. Polk signed the bill that made Wisconsin the 30th state.

Transportation and industry did not develop as rapidly as proponents of statehood had expected. A canal was opened at the portage between the Fox and Wisconsin rivers in 1851, but the waterway was not heavily used. Railroads encountered difficulties in gaining financing, then suffered setbacks in the panic of 1857.

Wisconsinites took a generally abolitionist stand, and it was in Wisconsinat Ripon, on 28 February 1854that the Republican Party was formally established in the state. The new party developed an efficient political machine and later used much of its influence to benefit the railroads and lumber industry, both of which grew in importance in the decade following the Civil War. In that war, 96,000 Wisconsin men fought on the Union side, and 12,216 died. During the late 19th century, Wisconsin was generally prosperous; dairying, food processing, and lumbering emerged as major industries, and Milwaukee grew into an important industrial center.

Wisconsin took a new political turn in the early 20th century with the inauguration of Republican Robert "Fighting Bob" La Follette as governor and the dawning of the Progressive Era. An ardent reformer, La Follette fought against conservatives within his own party. In 1903, the legislature, under his prodding, passed a law providing for the nation's first direct statewide primary; other measures that he championed during his tenure as governor (190106) provided for increased taxation of railroads, regulation of lobbyists, creation of a civil service, and establishment of a railroad commission to regulate intrastate rates.

La Follette was also a conspicuous exponent of what came to be called the "Wisconsin idea": governmental reform guided by academic experts and supported by an enlightened electorate. Around the time he was governor, the philosophy of reform was energetically promoted at the University of Wisconsin (which had opened at Madison, the state capital, in 1849), and many professors were drafted to serve on government commissions and boards. In 1901, Wisconsin became the first state to establish a legislative reference bureau, intended to help lawmakers shape effective, forward-looking measures.

After La Follette left the governor's office to become a US senator, his progressivism was carried on by Republican governors James O. Davidson (190611) and especially by Francis E. McGovern (191115). During one session in 1911, legislators enacted the first state income tax in the United States and one of the first workers' compensation programs. Other legislation passed during the same year sought to regulate the insurance business and the use of water power, create forest reserves, encourage farmer cooperatives, limit and require disclosure of political campaign expenditures, and establish a board of public affairs to recommend efficiency measures for state and local governments. This outburst of activity attracted national attention, and many states followed in Wisconsin's footsteps.

While serving as US Senator (190625), La Follette opposed involvement in World War I and was one of only six Senators to vote against US entry into the war; as a result, he was censured by the state legislature and the faculty of the University of Wisconsin, and there was a move to expel him from the Senate. His renomination and reelection in 1922 served to vindicate him, however, and he carried Wisconsin when he ran in 1924 for president on the national League for Progressive Political Action ticket.

After his death in 1925, the reform tradition continued in Wisconsin. A pioneering old-age pension act was passed in 1925; seven years later, Wisconsin enacted the nation's first unemployment compensation act, with the encouragement of La Follette's son Philip, then serving his first term as governor. When Wisconsin went Democratic in November 1932, turning Philip out of office, he and his brother, Robert Jr., a US Senator, temporarily left the state Republican organization and in 1934 formed a separate Progressive Party; that party, with the support of President Franklin Roosevelt and the Socialists, swept the 1934 elections and returned both brothers to office. During his second and third terms as governor, Philip La Follette successfully pressed for the creation of state agencies to develop electric power, arbitrate labor disputes, and set rules for fair business competition; his so-called Little New Deal corresponded to the New Deal policies of the Roosevelt administration.

After World War II, the state continued a trend toward increased urbanization, and its industries prospered. The major figure on the national scene in the postwar era was Senator Joseph R. McCarthy, who served 10 years in the Senate, launching unsubstantiated attacks in the early 1950s on alleged communists and other subversives in the federal government. After McCarthy's censure by the US Senate in 1954 and death in 1957, the Progressive tradition began to recover strength, and the liberal Democratic Party grew increasingly influential in state politics. There was student unrest at the University of Wisconsin during the 1960s and early 1970s, and growing discontent among Milwaukee's black population. A major controversy in the 1970s concerned a court-ordered busing plan, implemented in 1979, aimed at decreasing racial imbalances in Milwaukee's public schools. In 1984, the Milwaukee school board filed suit in federal court, charging that the policies of the state and suburban schools had resulted in an unconstitutionally segregated school system that restricted blacks to city schools. Two years later, the city school board and nine suburban districts agreed on a plan by which minority students from the city would transfer voluntarily to the nine suburbs, and suburban students would attend Milwaukee schools.

Wisconsin's economy, with its strong manufacturing and agricultural sectors, remained sound throughout the 1980s and into the 1990s. The dairy industry, traditionally a mainstay of the economy, was linked to two different environmental issues. The first was the 1993 contamination of Milwaukee's drinking water with harmful bacteria that made thousands of people sick and killed some of them. Some claimed that the organisms had come from agricultural runoff containing animal wastes. The second issue was the use of bovine growth hormone to bolster milk production.

Flooding of the Mississippi River in 1993 caused massive damage in Wisconsin. Forty-seven counties were declared federal disaster areas; four people were killed; and financial losses totaled $900 million.

In 2003, Wisconsin faced a $3.2 billion two-year budget deficit, the largest deficit in Wisconsin's history. Governor Jim Doyle, elected in 2002, became the first Democratic governor to be elected in Wisconsin in 16 years. Doyle, who advocated abortion rights, gun control, and environmental protection, was at odds with the Republican-controlled state legislature over issues of state spending on health care and public education, and on raising taxes. Doyle promised to counteract the budget shortfall with deep spending cuts, which might threaten local services. He managed to balance the budget, while holding the line on taxes, and as a result, state taxes as a percentage of income were by 2005 the lowest in 34 years in the state. In 2005, Doyle announced his "KidsFirst" plan, an agenda to invest in Wisconsin's children, starting with the early years of life. He also implemented a "GrowWisconsin" agenda, to create jobs in the state. He is an advocate of providing citizens with access to safe, affordable prescription drugs from Canada.

STATE GOVERNMENT

Wisconsin's first constitutional convention, meeting in Madison in October 1846, was marked by controversy between conservative Whigs and allied Democrats on the one hand, and progressive Democrats with a constituency made up of miners, farmers, and immigrants on the other. The latter, who favored the popular election of judges and exemption of homesteads from seizure for debt, among other provisions, carried the day, but this version of the constitution failed to win ratification. A second constitutional convention, convened in December 1847, agreed on a new draft which made few major changes. This document, ratified by the electorate in 1848 and amended 133 times (two of which were subsequently nullified by the courts) as of January 2005, remains in effect today.

The Wisconsin legislature consists of a Senate with 33 members elected for four-year terms, and an assembly of 99 representatives elected for two-year terms. Legislators must be state residents for one year prior to election, and residents of their districts at least 10 days before the election. Voters elect an assembly and half the Senate membership in even-numbered years. Legislators must be US citizens, at least 18 years old, qualified voters in their districts, and residents of the state for at least one year. Regular legislative sessions begin in January; session schedules are determined biennially (in odd-numbered years) by joint resolution. Each house elects its own presiding officer and other officers from among its members. The legislative salary in 2004 was $45,569.

There are six elected state officers: governor and lieutenant governor (elected jointly), secretary of state, state treasurer, attorney general, and superintendent of public instruction. Since 1970, all

Wisconsin Presidential Vote by Political Party, 19482004
YEAR ELEC. VOTE WISCONSIN WINNER DEMOCRAT REPUBLICAN PROGRESSIVE SOCIACIST SOC. WORKERS SOCIALIST LABOR
*Won US presidential election.
**Listed as CONSTITUTION Party on Wisconsin ballot.
1948 12 *Truman (D) 647,310 590,959 25,282 12,547 399
1952 12 *Eisenhower (R) 622,175 979,744 2,174 1,157 1,350 770
CONSTITUTION
1956 12 *Eisenhower (R) 586,768 954,844 6,918 754 564 710
1960 12 Nixon (R) 830,805 895,175 1,792 1,310
1964 12 *Johnson (D) 1,050,424 638,495 1,692 1,204
1968 12 *Nixon (R) 748,804 809,997 1,222 1,338
AMERICAN IND. AMERICAN
1972 11 *Nixon (R) 810,174 989,430 127,835 47,525 998
SOCIALIST LIBERTARIAN
1976 11 *Carter (D) 1,040,232 1,004,967 8,552 4,298 1,691 3,814
CITIZENS
1980 11 *Reagan (R) 981,584 1,088,845 **1,519 7,767 29,135
1984 11 *Reagan (R) 995,740 1,198,584 4,883
POPULIST SOC. WORKERS NEW ALLIANCE
1988 11 Dukakis (D) 1,126,794 1,047,499 3,056 2,574 1,953 5,157
IND. (Perot) TAXPAYERS
1992 11 *Clinton (D) 1,041,066 930,855 2,311 544,479 1,772 2,877
IND. (Nader)
1996 11 *Clinton (D) 1,071,971 845,029 227,339 28,723 7,929
CONSTITUTION IND. (Buchana) GREEN (Nader)
2000 11 Gore (D) 1,242,987 1,237,279 2,042 11,471 94,070 6,640
SOC. PARTY OF WI (Brown) WI. GREENS (Cobb) BETTER LIFE (Nader)
2004 10 Kerry (D) 1,489,504 1,478,120 471 2,661 16,390 6,464

have been elected for four-year terms. The governor and lieutenant governor must be US citizens, qualified voters, and state residents. As of December 2004, the governor's salary was $131,768. As the chief executive officer, the governor exercises authority by the power of appointment, by presenting a budget bill and major addresses to the legislature, and by the power to veto bills and call special legislative sessions.

A bill may be introduced in either house of the legislature, but must be passed by both houses to become law. The governor has six days (Sundays excluded) to sign or veto a measure. If the governor fails to act and the legislature is still in session, the bill automatically becomes law. (If the legislature has adjourned, a bill automatically dies after six days unless the governor acts on it.) Gubernatorial vetoes can be overridden by a two-thirds majority of those present in each house. Constitutional amendments may be introduced in either house. They must be approved by a simple majority of both houses in two legislatures and then ratified by a majority of the electorate at a subsequent election.

Voters must be US citizens, at least 18 years old, and must have resided in the state for at least 10 days before the election. (The residency requirement is waived in voting for US president and vice-president.) Restrictions apply to those convicted of certain crimes and to those judged by the court as mentally incompetent to vote.

POLITICAL PARTIES

The Democratic Party dominated politics until the late 1850s; then the newly founded Republican Party held sway for almost 100 years. More recently, the parties remain relatively even in power at both the national and state levels.

Jacksonian democracy was strong in Wisconsin in the early days, and until 1856 all territorial and state governors were Democrats, except for one Whig. In 1854, however, a coalition of Whigs, antislavery Democrats, and Free Soilers formed a Republican Party in the statea key event in the establishment of the national Republican Party. Republicans quickly gained control of most elective offices; from 1856 to 1959 there were only three Democratic governors. The Republican Party was dominated in the late 19th century by conservatives, who were sympathetic to the railroads and the lumbering industry but whose stands on pensions and jobs for Union veterans and ability to win federal funds for the state attracted support from farmers and small business. Then, in the 1890s, Progressives within the party, led by Robert La Follette, began a successful battle for control that culminated in La Follette's election as governor in 1900.

The La Follette brand of progressivism remained strong in the state, although not always under the umbrella of Republicanism. In 1924, La Follette ran for president on the Progressive ticket; 10 years later, his sons, Robert and Philip, also broke away from the GOP, to head a Progressive Party slate. However, their newly organized national third party faded and folded when Philip La Follette failed to be reelected governor, and World War II made isolationism unpopular. The Progressives rejoined the GOP in 1946.

Socialist parties have won some success in Wisconsin's political history. Socialists worked with progressive Republicans at the state level to pass important legislation in the early 20th century. In 1910, the Socialists scored two major political victories in Wisconsin: Emil Seidel was elected mayor of Milwaukee, becoming the first Socialist mayor of a major US city, and Victor Berger became the first Socialist ever elected to Congress. The state does not require voters to register. There were 3,045,730 voters registered in the state in 2002, however; 2,997,000 voters cast ballots in the 2004 presidential election.

Wisconsin's senators, both Democrats, are Herb Kohl, reelected in 2000 and Russell Feingold, reelected in 2004. Wisconsin's US House delegation consists of four Republicans and four Democrats following 2004 elections. In mid-2005, there were 19 Republicans and 14 Democrats in the state Senate, and 39 Democrats and 60 Republicans in the state Assembly. Wisconsin's former Republican governor, Tommy Thompson, who was reelected to an unprecedented fourth four-year term in 1998, was named President George W. Bush's Secretary of Health and Human Services in 2001, a post he held until January 2005. Republican Scott McCallum, began his first term as governor in 2001; he lost his bid for a second term to Democrat Jim Doyle in the 2004 election. Doyle became governor in 2005.

In the 2000 presidential election, Democrat Al Gore beat Republican George W. Bush by a mere 5,396 votes in Wisconsin; Green Party candidate Ralph Nader received 4% of the vote. In 2004, Democratic challenger John Kerry won 49.8% of the vote to incumbent President George W. Bush's 49.4%. The state had 10 electoral votes in the 2004 presidential election, a decrease of 1 vote over 2000.

LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Wisconsin had 72 counties, 585 municipal governments, and 431 public school districts. There were also 684 special districts, each providing a certain local service, such as sewerage or fire fighting, usually across municipal lines. In 2002, there were 1,265 townships.

Each county is governed by a board of supervisors (which in the most populous counties has more than 40 members), generally elected for two-year terms. Some counties have elected county executives, serving four-year terms; several others have an appointed administrator or similar official. County officials can include district attorneys, sheriffs, clerks, treasurers, coroners, registers of deeds, and surveyors.

Towns are civil subdivisions of counties equivalent to townships in other states. Each town is a unit of 6 sq mi (16 sq km) marked off for governmental purposes. Wisconsin towns are generally small units with populations under 2,500. Each town is governed by a board of supervisors elected every two years; a town supervisor carries out policies set at an annual town meeting. Cities and villages have home-rule powers limited by legislative review. Most cities are governed by a mayor-council system: a small percentage of cities have a council-manager system, which was first authorized in Wisconsin in 1923. Executive power in a village is vested in an elected president who presides over an elected board but has no veto power.

The state is home to six Native American nations represented by 11 tribal governments.

In 2005, local government accounted for about 223,523 full-time (or equivalent) employment positions.

STATE SERVICES

To address the continuing threat of terrorism and to work with the federal Department of Homeland Security, homeland security in Wisconsin operates under the authority of state statute; the adjutant general is designated as the state homeland security advisor.

A six-member Ethics Board, appointed by the governor, administers an ethics code for public officials and employees and investigates complaints against them. The board may refer cases for criminal prosecution.

The Department of Public Instruction administers public elementary and secondary education in the state, and the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System has jurisdiction over all public higher education. The Wisconsin Technical College System supervises the state's 16 technical colleges.

The Transportation Department plans, constructs, and maintains highways and licenses motor vehicles and drivers. Physical and mental health, corrections, public and medical assistance, service to the aged, children's services, and vocational rehabilitation fall within the purview of the Department of Health and Family Services. The Office of Employment Relations enforces antidiscrimination laws in employment as well as minimum standards for wages and working conditions, provides training for the unemployed and disadvantaged, and sets safety standards for buildings.

Public protection in general is provided by the Department of Justice, which is responsible for investigating crimes of statewide magnitude and offering technical assistance to local law enforce-ment agencies. Regulations to protect consumers are administered and enforced by the Trade and Consumer Protection Division of the Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection, in cooperation with the Justice Department. The Army and Air National Guard are under the Department of Military Affairs.

The Department of Commerce has responsibilities in the areas of community, economic, and housing development, promotion of trade and tourism, and small and minority business assistance.

JUDICIAL SYSTEM

The judicial branch is headed by a supreme court, consisting of seven justices, elected statewide on a nonpartisan basis for terms of 10 years. Vacancies are filled by gubernatorial appointment until an open election day becomes available. The justice with the greatest seniority serves as chief justice. The supreme court, which is the final authority on state constitutional questions, hears appeals at its own discretion and has original jurisdiction in limited areas.

The state's next-highest court is the Court of Appeals, established by constitutional amendment in 1977. Its 16 judges are elected by district on a nonpartisan basis and serve staggered six-year terms. Vacancies are filled by the governor until a successor is elected. Judges sit in panels of three for most cases, although some cases can be heard by a single judge. Decisions by the court of appeals may be reviewed by the supreme court.

Circuit courts are the trial court of general jurisdiction, which also hears appeals from municipal courts. Circuit court boundaries coincide with county boundaries, except that three judicial circuits comprise two counties each; thus, there are 69 judicial circuits. Trial judges are elected by district on a nonpartisan basis for six-year terms. All justices at the circuit court level or higher must have at least five years' experience as practicing attorneys and be less than 70 years old in order to qualify for office. Vacancies are filled by the governor until a successor is elected.

Wisconsin's 200 municipal courts have jurisdiction over local matters. Municipal judges are elected for terms of two or four years, generally serve on a part-time basis, and need not be attorneys.

As of 31 December 2004, a total of 22,966 prisoners were held in Wisconsin's state and federal prisons, an increase from 22,604 of 1.6% from the previous year. As of year-end 2004, a total of 1,387 inmates were female, down from 1,405 or 1.3% from the year before. Among sentenced prisoners (one year or more), Wisconsin had an incarceration rate of 390 per 100,000 population in 2004.

According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Wisconsin in 2004, had a violent crime rate (murder/nonnegligent manslaughter; forcible rape; robbery; aggravated assault) of 209.6 reported incidents per 100,000 population, or a total of 11,548 reported incidents. Crimes against property (burglary; larceny/theft; and motor vehicle theft) in that same year totaled 146,710 reported incidents or 2,663.1 reported incidents per 100,000 people. Wisconsin has no death penalty.

In 2003, Wisconsin spent $87,417,174 on homeland security, an average of $16 per state resident.

ARMED FORCES

In 2004, there were 502 active-duty military personnel and 2,847 civilian personnel stationed in Wisconsin. Prime military contracts amounted to more than $1.7 billion in the same fiscal year, and total defense payroll outlays were $647 million.

A total of 3,932 Wisconsinites were killed in World War I; 7,980 in World War II; 800 in Korea; and 1,142 in Vietnam. In 2003, there were 474,594 veterans were living in Wisconsin. Of these, 69,671 saw service in World War II; 58,649 in the Korean conflict; 145,970 in the Vietnam era; and 61,028 in the Persian Gulf War. Wisconsin veterans received benefits of over $1.1 billion in 2004.

In 2004, the Wisconsin State Patrol employed 492 full-time sworn officers.

MIGRATION

Until the early 19th century, Wisconsin was inhabited mainly by Indians; the French and British brought few permanent settlers. In the 1820s, southerners began to arrive from the lower Mississippi, and in the 1830s easterners poured in from New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New England.

Foreign immigrants began arriving in the 1820s, either directly from Europe or After temporary settlement in eastern states. Most of the early immigrants were from Ireland and England. Germans also came in large numbers, especially After the Revolution of 1848, and by 1860 they were predominant in the immigrant population, which was proportionately larger than in any other state except California. The state soon became a patchwork of ethnic communitiesGermans in the counties near Lake Michigan, Norwegians in southern and western Wisconsin, Dutch in the lower Fox Valley and near Sheboygan, and other groups in other regions.

After the Civil War, and especially in the 1880s, immigration reached new heights, with Wisconsin receiving a large share of Germans and Scandinavians. The proportion of Germans declined, however, as new immigrants arrived from Finland, Russia and from southern and eastern Europe, especially Poland, before World War I. Despite this overseas immigration, Wisconsin suffered a net population loss from migration beginning in 1900 as Wisconsinites moved to other states. Between 1970 and 1983 alone, this loss totaled 154,000. From 1985 to 1990, the net loss from migration amounted to 3,150. Between 1990 and 1998, Wisconsin had net gains of 84,000 in domestic migration and 21,000 in international migration. In 1998, 3,724 foreign immigrants arrived in Wisconsin; of these, the greatest number (680) came from Mexico. The state's overall population increased 6.8% between 1990 and 1998.

A significant trend since 1970 has been the decline in population in Milwaukee and other large cities; at the same time, suburbs have continued to grow, as have many other areas, especially in parts of northern Wisconsin. In the period 200005, net international migration was 46,106 and net internal migration was 14,595, for a net gain of 60,701 people.

INTERGOVERNMENTAL COOPERATION

The Commission on Interstate Cooperation represents the state in its dealings with the Council of State Governments. Wisconsin also participates in the Education Commission of the States, Great Lakes Commission, Midwest Interstate Low-Level Radioactive Waste Compact Commission, and Mississippi River Parkway Commission. In 1985, Wisconsin, seven other Great Lakes states, and the Canadian provinces of Quebec and Ontario signed the Great Lakes Compact to protect the lakes' water reserves. In fiscal year 2001, Wisconsin received over $5.8 billion in federal grants. Mirroring a national trend, that figure declined to $5.547 billion in fiscal year 2005, an estimated $5.418 billion in fiscal year 2006, and an estimated 5.600 in fiscal year 2007.

ECONOMY

With the coming of the first Europeans, fur trading became a major economic activity. As more settlers arrived, agriculture prospered. Although farmingpreeminently dairyingremains important, manufacturing is the mainstay of today's economy. Wisconsin's industries are diversified, with nonelectrical machinery and food products the leading items. Other important industries are paper and pulp products, transportation equipment, electrical and electronic equipment, and fabricated metals. Economic growth has been concentrated in the southeast. There, soils and climate are favorable for agriculture. A skilled labor force is available to industry, and capital, transportation, and markets are most readily accessible.

As happened to the country at large, Wisconsin in 198182 experienced the worst economic slump since the Great Depression, with the unemployment rate rising to 11.7% in late 1982. Manufacturing was hard hit, and the loss of jobs in this sector was considered permanent. Nevertheless, manufacturing has remained Wisconsin's dominant sector, accounting for 27% of total state output in 1997, and growing close to 2.7% a year from 1997 to 2000, before falling 2.9% in the national recession of 2001. The strongest growth in the period, as in most of the country, was in various service categories such as general services, financial services, government, trade and the transportation and utilities sectors, all up more than 20% from 1997 to 2001. The diversity of Wisconsin's economy moderated the impact of the national recession that began in 2001 and 2002. By the end of 2002, the rebound of employment in the state was outpacing that of the nation overall.

In 2004, Wisconsin's gross state product (GSP) was $211.616 billion, of which manufacturing (durable and nondurable goods) contributed the biggest share at $47.685 billion or 22.5% of GSP, followed by the real estate sector at $23.778 billion (11.2% of GSP), and health care and social assistance at $16.968 billion (8% of GSP). In that same year, there were an estimated 406,766 small businesses in Wisconsin. Of the 125,888 businesses that had employees, an estimated total of 123,349 or 98% were small companies. An estimated 13,093 new businesses were established in the state in 2004, up 5.6% from the year before. Business terminations that same year came to 12,711, up 0.7% from 2003. There were 742 business bankruptcies in 2004, up 2.8% from the previous year. In 2005, the state's personal bankruptcy (Chapter 7 and Chapter 13) filing rate was 506 filings per 100,000 people, ranking Wisconsin as the 26th highest in the nation.

INCOME

In 2005 Wisconsin had a gross state product (GSP) of $218 billion which accounted for 1.8% of the nation's gross domestic product and placed the state at number 19 in highest GSP among the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

According to the Bureau of Economic Analysis, in 2004 Wisconsin had a per capita personal income (PCPI) of $32,166. This ranked 22nd in the United States and was 97% of the national average of $33,050. The 19942004 average annual growth rate of PCPI was 4.2%. Wisconsin had a total personal income (TPI) of $177,026,243,000, which ranked 18th in the United States and reflected an increase of 5.5% from 2003. The 19942004 average annual growth rate of TPI was 4.9%. Earnings of persons employed in Wisconsin increased from $127,965,881,000 in 2003 to $135,601,941,000 in 2004, an increase of 6.0%. The 200304 national change was 6.3%.

The US Census Bureau reports that the three-year average median household income for 200204 in 2004 dollars was $47,220 compared to a national average of $44,473. During the same period an estimated 10.2% of the population was below the poverty line as compared to 12.4% nationwide.

LABOR

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), in April 2006 the seasonally adjusted civilian labor force in Wisconsin 3,079,600, with approximately 147,200 workers unemployed, yielding an unemployment rate of 4.8%, compared to the national average of 4.7% for the same period. Preliminary data for the same period placed nonfarm employment at 2,873,300. Since the beginning of the BLS data series in 1976, the highest unemployment rate recorded in Wisconsin was 11.8% in January 1983. The historical low was 2.9% in April 1999. Preliminary nonfarm employment data by occupation for April 2006 showed that approximately 4.7% of the labor force was employed in construction; 17.6% in manufacturing; 18.9% in trade, transportation, and public utilities; 5.5% in financial activities; 9.3% in professional and business services; 13.7% in education and health services; 9.2% in leisure and hospitality services; and 14.3% in government.

Labor began to organize in the state after the Civil War. The Knights of St. Crispin, a shoemakers' union, grew into what was at that time the nation's largest union, before it collapsed during the Panic of 1873. In 1887, unions of printers, cigarmakers, and iron molders organized the Milwaukee Federated Trades Council, and in 1893 the Wisconsin State Federation of Labor was formed. A statewide union for public employees was established in 1932. In 1977, the state's legislature granted public employees (except public safety personnel) the right to strike, subject to certain limitations.

The BLS reported that in 2005, a total of 410,000 of Wisconsin's 3,551,000 employed wage and salary workers were formal members of a union. This represented 16.1% of those so employed, up slightly from 16% in 2004, well above the national average of 12%. Overall in 2005, a total of 438,000 workers (17.2%) in Wisconsin were covered by a union or employee association contract, which includes those workers who reported no union affiliation. Wisconsin is one of 28 states that did not have a right-to-work law.

As of 1 March 2006, Wisconsin had a state-mandated minimum wage rate of $5.70 per hour. In 2004, women in the state accounted for 47.6% of the employed civilian labor force.

AGRICULTURE

Farm marketings in 2005 amounted to $6.6 billion, 10th among the 50 states; nearly $4.9 billion in farm marketings came from dairy products and livestock. Wisconsin led the United States in 2004 in the production of snap beans for processing, cranberries, processing beets, corn for silage, and cabbage for kraut. It also ranked third for oat production and sweet corn for processing, peas, and carrots for processing, fourth in oats and fall potatoes, fifth in tart cherries, seventh in alfalfa hay, and ninth in corn for grain.

In the early years, Wisconsin developed an agricultural economy based on wheat, some of which was exported to eastern states and overseas via the port of Milwaukee. Farmers also grew barley and hops, finding a market for these products among early Milwaukee brewers. After the Civil War, soil exhaustion and the depredations of the chinch bug forced farmers to turn to other crops, including corn, oats, and hay, which could be used to feed hogs, sheep, cows, and other livestock.

Although agricultural income has continued to rise in recent years and the average size of farms has increased, farm acreage and the number of farms have declined. In 2004 there were 15.5 million acres (6.3 million hectares) of land in farms, nearly 50% of the total land area, distributed among 76,500 farms, a decline of 4,600 from 1986. Farmland is concentrated in the southern two-thirds of the state, especially in the southeast. Potatoes are grown mainly in central Wisconsin, cranberries in the Wisconsin River Valley, and cherries in the Door Peninsula.

Leading field crops (in bushels) in 2004 were corn for grain, 353,600,000; oats 13,650,000; wheat, 12,852,000; and barley, 1,650,000. About 4,880,000 tons of dry hay and 13,300,000 tons of corn for silage were harvested that year. Potato production was 30,450,000 hundredweight. In 2004, Wisconsin farmers produced for processing 511,220,000 hundredweight of sweet corn, 322,640 tons of snap beans, 54,500 tons of green peas, 3,480,000 barrels of cranberries, and 6.7 tons of tart cherries, and 302,000 lb (137,000 kg) of spearmint and peppermint for oil. Some 30,180 tons of cucumber pickles and 630,000 hundredweight of cabbage were produced in 2004.

ANIMAL HUSBANDRY

Aided by the skills of immigrant cheesemakers and by the encouragement of dairy farmers who emigrated from New Yorkespecially by the promotional effort of the agriculturist and publisher William D. HoardWisconsin turned to dairying in the late 19th century. In 2003, Wisconsin ranked second (after California) in the number of milk cows with 1.26 million milk cows which produced over 22.2 billion lb (10 billion kg) of milk. Dairy farms are prominent in nearly all regions, but especially in the Central Plains and Western Uplands. Wisconsin ranchers also raise livestock for meat production. In 2004, dairy products accounted for 53.7% of total farm receipts; cattle and calves, 11.7%.

In 2005, the state had 3.35 million cattle and calves, valued at $4 billion. During 2004, Wisconsin farms had about 430,000 hogs and pigs, valued at $38.7 million. Poultry farmers sold 12.3 million lb (5.6 million kg) of chicken in 2003. Also during 2003, there were 1.1 billion eggs produced, valued at $55.6 million. Wisconsin was also the leading producer of mink pelts in 2004, at 706,300.

FISHING

In 2004, Wisconsin ranked third among the Great Lakes states in the quantity of its commercial fishing, with 3.9 million lb (1.8 million kg) valued at $3.1 million. In 2001, the commercial fishing fleet had 18 boats and 78 vessels. Walleye, perch, and lake trout are primary Great Lakes fish species.

In 2004, there were 61 trout farms, with sales of nearly $1.5 million. The muskellunge is the premier game fish of Wisconsin's inland waters; Coho and Chinook salmon, introduced to Lake Michigan, now thrive there. The largest concentration of lake sturgeon in the United States is in Lake Winnebago. In 2004, the state issued 1,391,173 fishing licenses. There are 16 state fish hatcheries and 2 national hatcheries in the state.

FORESTRY

Wisconsin was once about 85% forested. Although much of the forest was depleted by forest fires and wasteful lumber industry practices, vast areas reseeded themselves naturally, and more than 820,000 acres (332,000 hectares) have been replanted. In 2004, Wisconsin had 15,965,000 acres (6,461,000 hectares) of forest, covering 46% of the state's land area; 70% of all forestlands are privately owned. Hardwoods make up over 80% of the sawtimber. The most heavily forested region is in the north. The timber industry reached its peak in the late 19th century. In 2004, lumber production totaled 539 million board feet.

Wisconsin's woods have recreational as well as commercial value. Two national forestsChequamegon and Nicolet, both located in northern Wisconsincover 1,527,300 acres (618,098 hectares). The 10 state forests cover 471,329 acres (190,741 hectares).

Forest management and fire control programs are directed by the Department of Natural Resources. The US Forest Service operates a Forest Products Laboratory at Madison, in cooperation with the University of Wisconsin.

MINING

According to preliminary data from the US Geological Survey (USGS), the estimated value of nonfuel mineral production by Wisconsin in 2003 was $405 million, an increase from 2002 of over 3%. The USGS data ranked Wisconsin as 32nd among the 50 states by the total value of its nonfuel mineral production, accounting for over 1% of total US output.

According to the preliminary data for 2003, crushed stone, and construction sand and gravel were the state's top nonfuel minerals, accounting for around 40% and 39%, respectively, of all nonfuel mineral output, by value. These were followed by lime (more than 9% by value); industrial sand and gravel (around 8% by value); and dimension stone (over 3% by value). By volume, Wisconsin in 2003, was the nation's fourth largest producer of dimension stone; eighth largest in construction sand and gravel; and fifth in peat and in industrial sand and gravel.

Preliminary data for 2003 showed crushed stone production at 38 million metric tons, with a value of $163 million, while construction sand and gravel output that same year stood at 39.1 million metric tons, and was valued at $156 million. Industrial sand and gravel production in 2003 totaled 38 million metric tons, and was valued at $32.7 million. Lime output that year came to 640,000 metric tons, and had a value of $38.4 million.

ENERGY AND POWER

As of 2003, Wisconsin had 125 electrical power service providers, of which 82 were publicly owned and 25 were cooperatives. Of the remainder, 12 were investor owned, and six were owners of independent generators that sold directly to customers. As of that same year there were 2,753,247 retail customers. Of that total, 2,262,424 received their power from investor-owned service providers. Cooperatives accounted for 236,036 customers, while publicly owned providers had 254,781 customers. There were six independent generator or "facility" customers.

Total net summer generating capability by the state's electrical generating plants in 2003 stood at 14.309 million kW, with total production that same year at 60.122 billion kWh. Of the total amount generated, 93.3% came from electric utilities, with the remainder coming from independent producers and combined heat and power service providers. The largest portion of all electric power generated, 41.717 billion kWh (69.4%), came from coal-fired plants, with nuclear generation in second place at 12.215 billion kWh (20.3%) and natural gas fueled plants in third at 2.478 billion kWh (4.1%). Other renewable power sources accounted for 2.3% of all power generated, with hydroelectric at 3.1%, and petroleum fired plants at 0.8%.

The state's first hydroelectric plant was built at Appleton in 1882, with many others built later, especially along the Wisconsin River. Because Wisconsin itself has no coal, oil, or natural gas resources, the state has been active in developing alternative energy resources to increase its energy independence. Biomass energy is being developed for the production of ethanol; and waste wood is being used for utility generation and as fuel in industrial processes. Hydropower is a significant source of electricity generation in the paper industry and for electric utility generation.

As of 2006, Wisconsin had two nuclear power stations; the Point Beach station operated by Wisconsin Electric Power Company near Two Rivers and Manitowoc; and the Kewaunee plant, operated by the Wisconsin Public Service Co in Carlton.

Wisconsin has no proven reserves or production of crude oil or natural gas. As of 2005, the state's only crude oil refinery had a distillation capacity of 33,000 barrels per day.

INDUSTRY

Industrial activity is concentrated in the southeast, especially the Milwaukee metropolitan area. Milwaukee however, has lost some of its luster as a brewery center, as a number of breweries have ceased operations there.

According to the US Census Bureau's Annual Survey of Manufactures (ASM) for 2004, Wisconsin's manufacturing sector covered some 20 product subsectors. The shipment value of all products manufactured in the state that same year was $136.676 billion. Of that total, food manufacturing accounted for the largest share at $24.600 billion. It was followed by transportation equipment manufacturing at $19.702 billion; machinery manufacturing at $14.744 billion; paper manufacturing at $12.765 billion; and fabricated metal product manufacturing at $11.289 billion.

In 2004, a total of 476,794 people in Wisconsin were employed in the state's manufacturing sector, according to the ASM. Of that total, 344,680 were actual production workers. In terms of total employment, the fabricated metal product manufacturing industry accounted for the largest portion of all manufacturing employees, with 62,051 (46,048 actual production workers). It was followed by machinery manufacturing, with 60,111 (37,179 actual production workers); food manufacturing, with 59,750 (47,137 actual production workers); transportation equipment manufacturing, with 36,790 (28,314 actual production workers); and printing and related support activities, with 33,849 (25,226 actual production workers).

ASM data for 2004 showed that Wisconsin's manufacturing sector paid $19.808 billion in wages. Of that amount, the machinery manufacturing sector accounted for the largest share at $2.895 billion. It was followed by fabricated metal product manufacturing at $2.486 billion; food manufacturing at $2.080 billion; and transport equipment manufacturing at $1.808 billion.

COMMERCE

According to the 2002 Census of Wholesale Trade, Wisconsin's wholesale trade sector had sales that year totaling $68.5 billion from 7,557 establishments. Wholesalers of durable goods accounted for 4,617 establishments, followed by nondurable goods wholesalers at 2,311 and electronic markets, agents, and brokers accounting for 629 establishments. Sales by durable goods wholesalers in 2002 totaled $26.9 billion, while wholesalers of nondurable goods saw sales of $33.6 billion. Electronic markets, agents, and brokers in the wholesale trade industry had sales of $7.9 billion.

In the 2002 Census of Retail Trade, Wisconsin was listed as having 21,360 retail establishments with sales of $59.9 billion. The leading types of retail businesses by number of establishments were: motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts dealers (2,776); gasoline stations (2,667); miscellaneous store retailers (2,564); clothing and clothing accessories stores (2,268); and food and beverage stores (2,205). In terms of sales, motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts stores accounted for the largest share of retail sales at $15.5 billion, followed by general merchandise stores at $8.8 billion; food and beverage stores at $8.1 billion; gasoline stations at $5.95 billion; and building material/garden equipment and supplies dealers at $5.92 billion. A total of 311,730 people were employed by the retail sector in Wisconsin that year.

The state engages in foreign as well as domestic trade through the Great Lakes ports of Superior-Duluth, Milwaukee, Green Bay, and Kenosha. Iron ore and grain are shipped primarily from Superior-Duluth, while Milwaukee handles the heaviest volume of general merchandise. Wisconsin exported $14.9 billion in goods (18th in the United States) in 2005. Greater Milwaukee is a foreign-trade zone where goods can enter duty-free under certain conditions.

CONSUMER PROTECTION

Consumer protection in Wisconsin is not the responsibility of a single, dedicated agency, office or department. The administration of the state's laws governing product safety and trade practices is the responsibility of the Trade and Consumer Protection Division of the state's Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, which monitors food production, inspects meat, and administers grading programs. The Trade and Consumer Protection Division in turn, acts in cooperation with the state's Department of Justice through its Consumer Protection Unit, which litigates cases involving deceptive and fraudulent business practices that have been referred to it by other state agencies. Consumer protection in financial matters is handled by the Office of the Commissioner of Banking, which administers laws governing consumer credit, while the Department of Transportation's Motor Vehicles Division investigates complaints from buyers of new and used automobiles.

When dealing with consumer protection issues, the Wisconsin Department of Justice's Attorney General's Office can initiate civil and criminal proceedings; represent the state before state and federal regulatory agencies; administer consumer protection and education programs; handle formal consumer complaints; and exercise broad subpoena powers. In antitrust actions, the Attorney General's Office can act on behalf of those consumers who are incapable of acting on their own; initiate damage actions on behalf of the state in state courts; initiate criminal proceedings; and represent other governmental entities in recovering civil damages under state or federal law.

The Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection has its main office in Madison, but also has regional offices in Green Bay and Milwaukee. There is also a county government consumer affairs office in Racine.

BANKING

As of June 2005, Wisconsin had 303 insured banks, savings and loans, and saving banks, in addition to 282 state-chartered and 2 federally chartered credit unions (CUs). Excluding the CUs, the Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis market area accounted for the largest portion of the state's financial institutions and deposits in 2004, with 63 institutions and $40.172 billion in deposits, followed by the Madison market area with 48 institutions and $10.944 billion in deposits. As of June 2005, CUs accounted for 10.9% of all assets held by all financial institutions in the state, or some $14.838 billion. Banks, savings and loans, and savings banks collectively accounted for the remaining 89.1% or $121.910 billion in assets held.

The Office of the Commissioner of Banking licenses and charters banks, loan and collection companies, and currency exchanges. The Office of the Commissioner of Savings and Loan supervises state-chartered savings and loan associations. The Office of the Commissioner of Credit Unions enforces laws relating to state-chartered credit unions.

INSURANCE

In 2004, there were 3.4 million individual life insurance policies in force with a total value of about $248 billion; total value for all categories of life insurance (individual, group, and credit) was about $388.7 billion. The average coverage amount is $72,800 per policy holder. Death benefits paid that year totaled $1 billion.

As of 2003, there were 182 property and casualty and 31 life and health insurance companies domiciled in the state. In 2004, direct premiums for property and casualty insurance totaled $7.8 billion. That year, there were 12,861 flood insurance policies in force in the state, with a total value of $1.5 billion.

The Office of the Commissioner of Insurance licenses insurance agents, enforces state and federal regulations, responds to consumer complaints, and develops consumer education programs and literature. The office also operates the State Life Insurance Fund, which sells basic life insurance (maximum $10,000) to state residents; and the Local Government Property Insurance Fund, which insures properties of local government units on an optional basis.

In 2004, 59% of state residents held employment-based health insurance policies, 5% held individual policies, and 24% were covered under Medicare and Medicaid; 11% of residents were uninsured. In 2003, employee contributions for employment-based health coverage averaged at 22% for single coverage and 24% for family coverage. The state offers an 18-month health benefits expansion program for small-firm employees in connection with the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA, 1986), a health insurance program for those who lose employment-based coverage due to termination or reduction of work hours.

In 2003, there were over 3.5 million auto insurance policies in effect for private passenger cars. While liability coverage is not mandatory, motorists are expected to accept financial responsibility in the event of an accident. Minimum liability limits include bodily injury liability of up to $25,000 per individual and $50,000 for all persons injured in an accident, as well as property damage liability of $10,000. Uninsured motorist coverage is available in the state. In 2003, the average expenditure per vehicle for insurance coverage was $620.44.

SECURITIES

Wisconsin has no securities exchanges. In 2005, there were 1,940 personal financial advisers employed in the state and 3,800 securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents. In 2004, there were over 90 publicly traded companies within the state, with over 35 NASDAQ companies, 29 NYSE listings, and 4 AMEX listings. In 2006, the state had ten Fortune 500 companies; Johnson Controls ranked first in the state and 75th in the nation with revenues of over $28 billion, followed by Northwestern Mutual, Manpower, Kohl's, and WPS Resources.

The sale of securities is regulated by the Department of Financial Institutions, Division of Securities.

PUBLIC FINANCE

Budget estimates are prepared by departments and sent to the governor or governor-elect in the fall of each even-numbered year. The following January, the governor presents a biennial budget to the legislature, which passes a budget bill, often after many amendments. Most appropriations are made separately for each year of the biennium. The fiscal year (FY) begins 1 July. Expenditures by state and local governments alike have risen dramatically since 1960. At one time, the state was constitutionally prohibited from borrowing money. This provision was at first circumvented

WisconsinState Government Finances
(Dollar amounts in thousands. Per capita amounts in dollars.)
AMOUNT PER CAPITA
Abbreviations and symbols: - zero or rounds to zero; (NA) not available; (X) not applicable.
source: U.S. Census Bureau, Governments Division, 2004 Survey of State Government Finances, January 2006.
Total Revenue 34,753,272 6,314.18
  General revenue 23,933,776 4,348.43
   Intergovernmental revenue 6,831,514 1,241.19
   Taxes 12,638,266 2,296.20
    General sales 3,899,395 708.47
    Selective sales 1,721,642 312.80
    License taxes 811,548 147.45
    Individual income tax 5,251,190 954.07
    Corporate income tax 681,990 123.91
    Other taxes 272,501 49.51
   Current charges 2,660,736 483.42
   Miscellaneous general revenue 1,803,260 327.63
  Utility revenue - -
  Liquor store revenue - -
  Insurance trust revenue 10,819,496 1,965.75
Total expenditure 28,577,240 5,192.09
  Intergovernmental expenditure 9,285,137 1,686.98
  Direct expenditure 19,292,103 3,505.11
    Current operation 12,335,594 2,241.21
    Capital outlay 1,781,247 323.63
    Insurance benefits and repayments 3,781,755 687.09
    Assistance and subsidies 571,629 103.86
    Interest on debt 821,878 149.32
Exhibit: Salaries and wages 3,462,527 629.09
Total expenditure 28,577,240 5,192.09
  General expenditure 24,789,046 4,503.82
    Intergovernmental expenditure 9,285,137 1,686.98
    Directhexpenditure 15,503,909 2,816.84
  General expenditures, by function:
    Education 9,045,030 1,643.36
    Public welfare 5,908,896 1,073.56
    Hospitals 799,711 145.30
    Health 644,461 117.09
    Highways 1,678,313 304.93
    Police protection 121,120 22.01
    Correction 918,706 166.92
    Natural resources 555,771 100.98
    Parks and recreation 55,244 10.04
    Government administration 614,390 111.63
    Interest on general debt 821,878 149.32
    Other and unallocable 3,625,526 658.71
  Utility expenditure 6,439 1.17
  Liquor store expenditure - -
  Insurance trust expenditure 3,781,755 687.09
Debt at end of fiscal year 17,727,318 3,220.81
Cash and security holdings 83,020,637 15,083.69

by the use of private corporations and then, in 1969, eliminated by constitutional amendment.

Fiscal year 2006 general funds were estimated at $12.7 billion for resources and $12.4 billion for expenditures. In fiscal year 2004, federal government grants to Wisconsin were $7.4 billion.

In the fiscal year 2007 federal budget, Wisconsin was slated to receive: $32.5 million for a new Department of Veterans Affairs spinal-cord injury center in Milwaukee; and $5.6 million for the repair or replacement of the windows and doors at the historic US Federal Building and Courthouse in Milwaukee.

TAXATION

In 2005, Wisconsin collected $13,452 million in tax revenues or $2,430 per capita, which placed it 13th among the 50 states in per capita tax burden. The national average was $2,192 per capita. Property taxes accounted for 0.8% of the total, sales taxes 30.0%, selective sales taxes 15.2%, individual income taxes 40.6%, corporate income taxes 5.8%, and other taxes 7.4%.

As of 1 January 2006, Wisconsin had four individual income tax brackets ranging from 4.6% to 6.75%. The state taxes corporations at a flat rate of 7.9%.

In 2004, state and local property taxes amounted to $7.5 billion or $1,350 per capita. The per capita amount ranks the state 11th highest nationally. Local governments collected $7,324,843,000 of the total and the state government $104,158,000.

Wisconsin taxes retail sales at a rate of 5%. In addition to the state tax, local taxes on retail sales can reach as much as 0.60%, making for a potential total tax on retail sales of 5.60%. Food purchased for consumption off-premises is tax exempt. The tax on cigarettes is 77 cents per pack, which ranks 28th among the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Wisconsin taxes gasoline at 32.9 cents per gallon. This is in addition to the 18.4 cents per gallon federal tax on gasoline.

According to the Tax Foundation, for every federal tax dollar sent to Washington in 2004, Wisconsin citizens received $0.82 in federal spending.

ECONOMIC POLICY

The state seeks to promote the relocation of new industries to Wisconsin, as well as the expansion of existing ones, by providing advice and assistance through the Wisconsin Commerce Development and some 280 local development corporations. It supports businesses that promise to substantially improve the economy of a community or the state; extends loans to small businesses; helps with the training or retraining of employees; and offers financial assistance for applied research that results in a new product or production process. To revitalize economically depressed areas, the state provides tax benefits to businesses locating or expanding operations in such areas and helps finance local economic development projects. Communities are authorized to issue tax-exempt bonds to enable industries to finance new equipment. In addition, all machinery and equipment used in goods production is tax-exempt under state law. In 2006, the Commerce Department contained seven main operating divisions: the Administrative Services Division, the Business Development Division, the Community Development Division, the Environmental and Regulatory Services Division, the International and Export Development Division, the Office of the Secretary, and the Buildings and Safety Division. The Bureau of Minority Business Development also operates.

HEALTH

The infant mortality rate in October 2005 was estimated at 6.4 per 1,000 live births. The birth rate in 2003 was 12.8 per 1,000 population. The abortion rate stood at 9.6 per 1,000 women in 2000. In 2003, about 84.9% of pregnant woman received prenatal care be-ginning in the first trimester. In 2004, approximately 83% of children received routine immunizations before the age of three.

The crude death rate in 2003 was 8.4 deaths per 1,000 population. As of 2002, the death rates for major causes of death (per 100,000 resident population) were: heart disease, 237.5; cancer, 199; cerebrovascular diseases, 63.9; chronic lower respiratory diseases, 42.9; and diabetes, 24.9. The mortality rate from HIV infection was 1.4 per 100,000 population. In 2004, the reported AIDS case rate was at about 3.2 per 100,000 population. In 2002, about 55.5% of the population was considered overweight or obese. As of 2004, about 21.9% of state residents were smokers.

In 2003, Wisconsin had 121 community hospitals with about 14,800 beds. There were about 588,000 patient admissions that year and 11.8 million outpatient visits. The average daily inpatient census was about 9,200 patients. The average cost per day for hospital care was $1,282. Also in 2003, there were about 408 certified nursing facilities in the state with 42,644 beds and an overall occupancy rate of about 85.6%. In 2004, it was estimated that about 77.5% of all state residents had received some type of dental care within the year. Wisconsin had 262 physicians per 100,000 resident population in 2004 and 856 nurses per 100,000 in 2005. In 2004, there was a total of 3,055 dentists in the state.

Medical degrees are granted by the University of Wisconsin at Madison and by the Medical College of Wisconsin (formerly part of Marquette University). The Division of Health, a branch of the State Department of Health and Social Services, has responsibility for planning and supervising health services and facilities, enforcing state and federal regulations, administering medical assistance programs, and providing information to the public.

About 17% of state residents were enrolled in Medicaid programs in 2003; 15% were enrolled in Medicare programs in 2004. Approximately 11% of the state population was uninsured in 2004. In 2003, state health care expenditures totaled $5.3 million.

SOCIAL WELFARE

In 2004, about 269,000 people received unemployment benefits, with the average weekly unemployment benefit at $251. In fiscal year 2005, the estimated average monthly participation in the food stamp program included about 345,748 persons (143,459 households); the average monthly benefit was about $76.39 per person, which was the lowest average benefit in the nation. That year, the total of benefits paid through the state for the food stamp program was about $316.9 million.

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), the system of federal welfare assistance that officially replaced Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) in 1997, was reauthorized through the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005. TANF is funded through federal block grants that are divided among the states based on an equation involving the number of recipients in each state. Wisconsin's TANF program is called Wisconsin Works (W-2). In 2004, the state program had 54,000 recipients; state and federal expenditures on this TANF program totaled $109 million in fiscal year 2003.

In December 2004, Social Security benefits were paid to 937,490 Wisconsin residents. This number included 629,930 retired workers, 89,810 widows and widowers, 103,460 disabled workers, 49,000 spouses, and 65,290 children. Social Security beneficiaries represented 17.1% of the total state population and 96.8% of the state's population age 65 and older. Retired workers received an average monthly payment of $979; widows and widowers, $952; disabled workers, $894; and spouses, $493. Payments for children of retired workers averaged $525 per month; children of deceased workers, $659; and children of disabled workers, $260. Federal Supplemental Security Income payments in December 2004 went to 90,026 Wisconsin residents, averaging $386 a month. An additional $9.6 million of state-administered supplemental payments were distributed to 95,173 residents.

HOUSING

In 2004, there were an estimated 2,463,802 housing units, 2,172,924 of which were occupied; 69.9% were owner-occupied. About 65.2% of all units were single-family, detached homes. Rural areas had a higher proportion of deficient housing than urban areas, and substandard conditions were three times as common in units built before 1939, which account for about 21% of the existing housing stock. In 2004, utility gas was the most common energy source for heating. It was estimated that 97,491 units lacked telephone service, 9,105 lacked complete plumbing facilities, and 9,348 lacked complete kitchen facilities. The average household had 2.46 members.

In 2004, 40,000 new privately owned housing units were authorized for construction. The median home value was $137,727. The median monthly cost for mortgage owners was $1,155. Renters paid a median of $609 per month. In 2006, the state received over $28.4 million in community development block grants from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

The Department of Veterans Affairs makes home loans to veterans. The Housing Finance Authority, created by the legislature in 1971, raises money through the sale of tax-exempt bonds and makes loans directly or indirectly to low- and moderate-income home buyers. Wisconsin's state building code, developed in 1913 to cover construction of all dwellings with three or more units, was revised in the late 1970s to cover new one- and two-family dwellings. Local housing codes prescribing standards for structural upkeep and maintenance in existing buildings are in force in all large cities and in many smaller cities and villages.

EDUCATION

Wisconsin has a tradition of leadership in education. The state's constitution, adopted in 1848, provided for free public education; however, there was no state tax for schools until 1885. A compulsory education law was passed in 1879 and strengthened in 1903 and 1907. The first kindergarten in the United States was established in Watertown, Wisconsin, in 1856.

General public elementary and secondary education is administered under the overall supervision of the Department of Public Instruction, which is headed by a state superintendent elected on a nonpartisan basis. As of 2004, 88.8% of all Wisconsinites 25 years or older had completed high school, above the national average of 84%. Some 25.6% had obtained a bachelor's degree or higher.

The total enrollment for fall 2002 in Wisconsin's public schools stood at 881,000. Of these, 592,000 attended schools from kin-dergarten through grade eight, and 290,000 attended high school. Approximately 78.8% of the students were white, 10.5% were black, 5.8% were Hispanic, 3.4% were Asian/Pacific Islander, and 1.4% were American Indian/Alaskan Native. Total enrollment was estimated at 871,000 in fall 2003 and expected to be 847,000 by fall 2014, a decline of 3.9% during the period 200214. Expenditures for public education in 2003/04 were estimated at $9 billion. There were 134,474 students enrolled in 1,041 private schools in fall 2003. Since 1969, the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) has tested public school students nationwide. The resulting report, The Nation's Report Card, stated that in 2005 eighth graders in Wisconsin scored 285 out of 500 in mathematics compared with the national average of 278.

As of fall 2002, there were 329,443 students enrolled in college or graduate school; minority students comprised 10.9% of total postsecondary enrollment. In 2005 Wisconsin had 68 degree-granting institutions. The University of Wisconsin (UW) system is comprised of 13 degree-granting campuses, 13 two-year centers, and the University of Wisconsin-Extension, which has outreach and continuing education activities on all 26 UW campuses and in all 72 Wisconsin counties. All 13 universities award bachelor's and master's degrees. University of Wisconsin-Madison and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee also confer doctoral degrees. UW-Madison, one of the world's largest and most respected institutions of higher learning, was chartered by the state's first legislature in 1848. UW-Milwaukee is the system's second-largest campus. The 11 other universities are Eau Claire, Green Bay, La Crosse, Oshkosh, Parkside (at Kenosha-Racine), Platteville, River Falls, Stevens Point, Stout (at Menomonie), Superior, and Whitewater.

Wisconsin's private institutions of higher education encompass a broad range of schools. There were 35 private 4-year institutions in 2005, including such leading institutions as Marquette University, Lawrence University, Ripon College, and Beloit College. Wisconsin also has a system of technical colleges, the Wisconsin Technical College System. In 1911, the legislature enacted the first system of state support for vocational, technical, and adult education in the nation. The system includes 16 technical colleges with 47 campuses, each governed by a local board. At the same time, each college is part of a statewide system governed by an independent board.

ARTS

The Wisconsin Arts Board, consisting of 15 members appointed by the governor for three-year terms, aids artists and performing groups and assists communities in developing arts programs. In 2005, the Wisconsin Arts Board and other Wisconsin arts organizations received 22 grants totaling $1,013,400 from the National Endowment for the Arts. The Wisconsin Humanities Council, founded in 1972, offers series of book discussions. In 2005, the National Endowment for the Humanities contributed $2,188,896 for 21 state programs. State and private sources contribute funding to supplement federal assistance.

Wisconsin offers numerous facilities for drama, music, and other performing arts, including Marcus Center for the Performing Arts Center in Milwaukee and the Alliant energy Center in Madison. Milwaukee hosts the Milwaukee Repertory Theater (The Rep), which celebrated its 50th season in 2003/04. There are many other theater groups around the state. Summer plays are performed at a unique garden theater at Fish Creek in the Door Peninsula. The Door County Folk Festival is held annually in July and hosts numerous folk dancing workshops, children's activities, and singing workshops; in 2006 the festival marked its 27th season.

The Pro Arte Quartet in Madison, founded in 1912, and the Fine Arts Quartet in Milwaukee have been sponsored by the University of Wisconsin, which has also supported many other musical activities. The Fine Arts Quartet celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2006. Milwaukee is the home of the Great Lakes Opera Company, the Milwaukee Ballet Company, and the Milwaukee Symphony. Madison is home to the Madison Symphony, the Madison Opera, and the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra.

LIBRARIES AND MUSEUMS

In 2001, the state of Wisconsin had 379 public library systems, with a total of 455 libraries, of which there were 79 branches. In that same year, the public library system had a combined total of 18,647,00 volumes of books and serial publications, and a total circulation of 49,768,000. The system also had 844,000 audio and 857,000 video items, 46,000 electronic format items (CD-ROMs, magnetic tapes, and disks), and 11 bookmobiles. The Milwaukee Public Library, founded in 1878, maintained 12 branches and had 2,504,461 bound volumes as of 1998; the Madison Public Library had seven branches and over 815,686 volumes. The largest academic library is that of the University of Wisconsin at Madison, with six million bound volumes. The best-known special library is that of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin at Madison, with 3.6 million books and over 60,000 cu ft (1,700 cu m) of government publications and documents. In 2001, operating income for the state's public library system was $166,870,000 and included $5,311,000 in state funding and $149,637,000 in local funding.

Wisconsin had 208 museums and historical sites in 2000. The State Historical Society maintains a historical museum in Madison and other historical sites and museums around the state. The Milwaukee Public Museum contains collections on history, natural history, and art. The Milwaukee Art Center, founded in 1888, a major museum of the visual arts, emphasizes European works of the 17th to 19th centuries. The Madison Art Center, founded in 1901, has European, Japanese, Mexican, and American paintings and sculpture, as well as 17th-century Flemish tapestries. The Charles Allis Art Library in Milwaukee, founded in 1947, houses collections of Chinese porcelains, French antiques, and 19th-century American landscape paintings. Other leading art museums include the Elvehjem Museum of Art in Madison and the Theodore Lyman Wright Art Center at Beloit College.

The Circus World Museum at Baraboo occupies the site of the original Ringling Brothers Circus. Other museums of special interest include the Dard Hunter Paper Museum (Appleton), the National Railroad Museum (Green Bay), and the Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame. More than 500 species of animals are on exhibit at the Milwaukee County Zoological Park; Madison and Racine also have zoos. Historical sites in Wisconsin include Villa Louis, a fur trader's mansion at Prairie du Chien; the Old Wade House in Greenbush; Old World Wisconsin, an outdoor ethnic museum near Eagle; Pendarvis, focusing on lead mining at Mineral Point; and the Taliesin estate of architect Frank Lloyd Wright, in Spring Green.

COMMUNICATIONS

About 95.5% of the state's households had telephones in 2004. In addition, by June of that same year there were 2,831,645 mobile wireless telephone subscribers. In 2003, 63.8% of Wisconsin households had a computer and 57.4% had Internet access. By June 2005, there were 732,706 high-speed lines in Wisconsin, 682,073 residential and 50,633 for business. In 2005 there were 34 major AM and 99 major FM radio stations. The state also had 28 major television stations. The Milwaukee area had 815,640 television households, 63% of which subscribed to cable in 1999. A total of 77,862 Internet domain names were registered within the state in the year 2000.

PRESS

The state's first newspaper was the Green Bay Intelligencer, founded in 1833. Some early papers were put out by rival land speculators who used them to promote their interests. Among these was the Milwaukee Sentinel, launched in 1837 and a major daily newspaper today. As immigrants poured in from Europe in succeeding decades, German, Norwegian, Polish, Yiddish, and Finnish papers sprang up. Wisconsin journalism has a tradition of political involvement. The Milwaukee Leader, founded as a Socialist daily by Victor Berger in 1911, was denied the use of the US mails because it printed antiwar articles; the Madison Capital Times, still important today, also started as an antiwar paper. Founded in 1882 by Lucius Nieman, the Milwaukee Journal (now known as the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ), won a Pulitzer Prize in 1919 for distinguished public service and remains the state's largest-selling and most influential newspaper.

In 2005, Wisconsin had 11 morning papers, 24 evening papers, and 18 Sunday papers.

The following table shows leading dailies with their approximate 2005 circulations:

AREA NAME DAILY SUNDAY
Green Bay Press-Gazette (m,S) 68,944 83,395
Madison Wisconsin State Journal (m,S) 101,639 152,943
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (m,S) 227,387 435,127

As of 2005 there were also 223 weekly newspapers, as well as some 300 periodicals directed to a wide variety of special interests. Among the largest are Hoard's Dairyman, founded by William D. Hoard in 1885, with a 81,133 paid subscribers in 2005; it is the only paid dairy publication in the United States. Kalmbach Publishing Co. located in Brookfield originally published rail magazines, Model Railroader, Trains, Classic Toy Trains, Garden Railways and Classic Trains, and later diversified with Birder's World, Scale Auto, and Bead & Button, BeadStyle and Art Jewelry, The Writer, and American Snowmobiler. Other publications are Bowling Magazine, Coin Prices, Coin, and Old Cars Weekly. Other notable periodicals are the Wisconsin Magazine of History, published quarterly in Madison by the state historical society; and Wisconsin Trails, another quarterly, also published in Madison.

ORGANIZATIONS

In 2006, there were over 8,188 nonprofit organizations registered within the state, of which about 5,639 were registered as charitable, educational, or religious organizations.

The Wisconsin Historical Society, founded in 1846, is one of the largest organizations of its kind. It has a museum, a library, and research collections in Madison and is a prominent publisher of historical articles and books. The Wisconsin Arts Board is also in Madison. There are several city and county historical societies throughout the state as well.

National organizations based in Wisconsin include the United States Bowling Congress, American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Experimental Aircraft Association, Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, the John Birch Society, the National Association of Congregational Christian Churches, the Seventh Day Baptist General Conference, the National Funeral Directors Association, the United States Curling Association, and World Council of Credit Unions.

The Purebred Dairy Cattle Association is a national agricultural organization. State agricultural organizations include the Wisconsin Cheesemakers' Association, the Wisconsin Dairy Products Association, the Wisconsin Apple Growers Association, the Wisconsin Christmas Trees Producers, and the Wisconsin Berry Growers Association. There are professional organizations for a variety of professions. The Natural Heritage Land Trust and the North American Lake Management Society are local conservation groups.

TOURISM, TRAVEL, AND RECREATION

Wisconsin had estimated tourism revenues of $11.7 billion in 2004, reflecting a 2% increase over the previous year. Tourism supports 309,000 jobs in the state.

The state has ample scenic attractions and outdoor recreational opportunities. There are over 33 state parks. In addition to the famous Wisconsin Dells gorge, visitors are attracted to the Cave of the Mounds at Blue Mounds, the sandstone cliffs along the Mississippi River, the rocky Lake Michigan shoreline of the Door Peninsula, the lakes and forests of the Rhinelander and Minocqua areas in the north, and Lake Geneva, a resort, in the south. Several areas in southern and northwestern Wisconsin, preserved by the state as the Ice Age National Scientific Reserve, still exhibit drumlins, moraines, and unusual geological formations. The town of Hayward hosts the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame. Hank Aaron State Trail is named for the Milwaukee baseball star. Wisconsin hosts the World's Championship Snowmobile Derby in Eagle River. There are 43 auto race tracks. The Milwaukee Mile is the oldest racetrack in the world. Spring Green is the home of Frank Lloyd Wright's home, Taliesin. America's largest waterpark, Noah's Ark, is located in the Wisconsin Dells.

There are three national parks in Wisconsin: Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, on Lake Superior, and the St. Croix and Lower St. Croix scenic riverways. There are 48 state parks, covering 65,483 acres (26,193 hectares).

SPORTS

Wisconsin has three major professional sports teams: the Milwaukee Brewers of Major League Baseball (MLB), the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL), and the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). The Brewers won the American League Pennant in 1982 but lost the World Series to St. Louis. The Brewers have since been realigned and now play in the National League. The Packers won five league championships prior to the establishment of the Super Bowl and then won Super Bowls I, II, and XXXI in 1967, 1968, and 1997, respectively. The Bucks won the NBA championship in 1971. Milwaukee is the site of the Greater Milwaukee Open in professional golf. There are also numerous minor league baseball, basketball, and hockey teams in the state.

The University of Wisconsin Badgers compete in the Big Ten Conference. Badger ice hockey teams won the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) championship in 1973, 1977, 1981, 1983, 1990, and 2006. In football, they won the Rose Bowl in 1994, 1999, and 2000 after losing their first three appearances, in 1953, 1960, and 1963. Overall, they have eight bowl game victories. The basketball team from Marquette University in Milwaukee won the NCAA Division I title in 1977 and the National Invitation Tournament championship in 1970. They advanced to the NCAA Final Four in 2003.

Other annual sporting events include ski jumping tournaments in Iola, Middleton, and Wetsby; the World Championship Snowmobile Derby in Eagle River in January; the American Birkebeiner Cross-Country Race at Cable and Hayward in February; and the Great Wisconsin Dells Balloon Race in the Dells. Famous athletes native to Wisconsin include Eric Heiden, Elroy (Crazy Legs) Hirsch, and Chris Witty.

FAMOUS WISCONSINITES

Wisconsinites who have won prominence as federal judicial or executive officers include Jeremiah Rusk (b.Ohio, 183093), a Wisconsin governor selected as the first head of the Agriculture Department in 1889; William F. Vilas (b.Vermont, 18401908), who served as postmaster general under Grover Cleveland; Melvin Laird (b.Nebraska, 192292), a congressman who served as secretary of defense from 196973; and William Rehnquist (19242005), named to the Supreme Court in 1971 and the 16th Chief Justice from 19862005.

The state's best-known political figures achieved nationwide reputations as members of the US Senate. John C. Spooner (b.Indiana, 18431919) won distinction as one of the inner circle of Senate conservatives before he retired in 1907 amid an upsurge of Progressivism within his party. Robert La Follette (18551925) embodied the new wave of Republican Progressivismand, later, isolationismas governor and in the Senate. His sons, Robert Jr. (18951953), and Philip (18971965), carried on the Progressive tradition as US senator and governor, respectively. Joseph R. McCarthy (190857) won attention in the Senate and throughout the nation for his anticommunist crusade. William Proxmire (b.Illinois, 19152005), a Democrat, succeeded McCarthy in the Senate and eventually became chairman of the powerful Senate Banking Committee. Representative Henry S. Reuss (19122002), also a Democrat, served in the House for 28 years and was chairman of the Banking Committee. Democrat Clement Zablocki (191283), elected to the House in 1948, was chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee. Victor L. Berger (b.Transylvania, 18601929), a founder of the Social-Democratic Party, was first elected to the House in 1910; during World War I, he was denied his seat and prosecuted because of his antiwar views.

Besides the La Follettes, other governors who made notable contributions to the state include James D. Doty (b.New York, 17991865), who fought to make Wisconsin a separate territory and became the territory's second governor; William D. Hoard (b.New York, 18361918), a tireless promoter of dairy farming, as both private citizen and chief executive; James O. Davidson (b.Norway, 18541922), who attempted to improve relations between conservatives and progressives; Francis E. McGovern (18661946), who pushed through the legislature significant social and economic reform legislation; and Walter J. Kohler (18751940), an industrialist who, as governor, greatly expanded the power of the office.

Prominent figures in the state's early history include the Jesuit Jacques Marquette (b.France, 163775) and the explorer Louis Jolliet (b.Canada, 16451700); and the Sauk Indian leader Black Hawk (b.Illinois, 17671838), who was defeated in the Battle of Bad Axe. John Bascom (b.New York, 18271911) was an early president of the University of Wisconsin. Charles Van Hise (18571918), a later president, promoted the use of academic experts as government advisers; John R. Commons (b.Ohio, 18621945), an economist at the university, drafted major state legislation. Philetus Sawyer (b.Vermont, 18161900), a prosperous lumberman and US senator, led the state Republican Party for 15 years, before Progressives won control. Carl Schurz (b.Germany, 18291906) was a prominent Republican Party figure in the years immediately before the Civil War. Lucius W. Nieman (18571935) founded the Milwaukee Journal, and Edward P. Allis (b.New York, 182489) was an important iron industrialist.

Wisconsin was the birthplace of several Nobel Prize winners, including Herbert S. Gasser (18881963), who shared a 1944 Nobel Prize for research into nerve impulses; William P. Murphy (18921987), who shared a 1934 prize for research relating to anemia; John Bardeen (190891), who shared the physics award in 1956 for his contribution to the development of the transistor; and Herbert A. Simon (19162001), who won the 1978 prize in economics. Stephen Babcock (b.New York, 18431931) was an agricultural chemist who did research important to the dairy industry. In addition, Wisconsin was the birthplace of the child psychologist Arnold Gesell (18801961), and of naturalist and explorer Chapman Andrews (18841960). John Muir (b.Scotland, 18381914), another noted naturalist and explorer, lived in Wisconsin in his youth. Conservationist Aldo Leopold (18871948) taught at the University of Wisconsin and wrote A Sand County Almanac.

Frederick Jackson Turner (18611932), historian of the American frontier, was born in Wisconsin, as were the economist and social theorist Thorstein Veblen (18571929) and the diplomat and historian George F. Kennan (19042005). Famous journalists include news commentator H. V. Kaltenborn (18781965), award-winning sports columnist Red Smith (Walter Wellesley Smith, 190582), and television newsman Tom Snyder (b.1936).

Thornton Wilder (18971975), a novelist and playwright best known for The Bridge of San Luis Rey (1927), Our Town (1938), and The Skin of Our Teeth (1942), each of which won a Pulitzer Prize, heads the list of literary figures born in the state. Hamlin Garland (18601940), a novelist and essayist, was also a native, as were the poet Ella Wheeler Wilcox (18501919) and the novelist and playwright Zona Gale (18741938). The novelist Edna Ferber (b.Michigan, 18871968) spent her early life in the state.

Wisconsin is the birthplace of architect Frank Lloyd Wright (18691959) and the site of his famous Taliesin estate (Spring Green), Johnson Wax Co. headquarters (Racine), and first Unitarian Church (Madison). The artist Georgia O'Keefe (18871986) was born in Sun Prairie. Wisconsin natives who have distinguished themselves in the performing arts include Alfred Lunt (18931977), Frederic March (Frederick Bickel, 18971975), Spencer Tracy (19001967), Agnes Moorehead (190674), and Orson Welles (191585). Magician and escape artist Harry Houdini (Ehrich Weiss, b.Hungary, 18741926) was raised in the state, and piano stylist Liberace (Wlad Ziu Valentino Liberace, 19191987) was born there. Speed skater Eric Heiden (b.1958), a five-time Olympic gold medalist in 1980, is another Wisconsin native.

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Wisconsin

WISCONSIN

WISCONSIN. Wisconsin's people have been molded by their diverse immigrant heritage, honest government born of midwestern progressivism, and glacial gifts of rich soils, scenic rivers, and about 9,000 freshwater lakes. Cradled between Lake Michigan, Lake Superior, and the Mississippi River, Wisconsin's population in 2000 was 5,363,675.

Exploration and Fur Trade

Prior to the arrival of Europeans, the Winnebago, Menominee, Chippewa, Potawatomi, Fox, and Sauk peoples lived in harmony with the rolling hills, grassland prairies, pine forests, and scattered marshlands that became the state of Wisconsin. Deer, wolves, bald eagles, trumpeter swans, sand hill cranes, geese, and other wildlife populated the land. Native Americans grew corn and potatoes, harvested wild rice, speared fish, and built over 90 percent of North America's effigy mounds.

Jean Nicoletin 1634 and subsequent French explorers recognized that the cold climate of the Lake Superior basin produced the richest fur-bearing animals in French North America. In 1673, the Jesuit Jacques Marquette and Louis Jolliet discovered the Fox River–Wisconsin River all-water route from Green Bay, via a one-mile land portage, to the Mississippi River. The Fox-Wisconsin river route connecting Forts Howard (Green Bay), Winnebago (Portage), and Crawford (Prairie du Chien) became the key to the Wisconsin fur trade for 150 years. Marquette named the area Wisconsin, which he spelled Meskousing, roughly translated as "a gathering of waters." French voyageurs (licensed traders) and coureurs de bois (woods rangers) lived among and intermarried with Native Americans. Wisconsin beaver pelts and other furs were shipped to France via Fort Mackinac and Montreal. The 1763 British victory in the French and Indian War resulted in Scottish fur merchants replacing the French in Montreal. British Canadians traded in Wisconsin even after the American Revolution, until the American John Jacob Astor gained control in the early 1800s.

Wisconsin Territory and Early Settlement

In 1832, the Sauk chief Black Hawk returned from Iowa with 1,000 Native American men, women, and children to farm the southwestern Wisconsin homelands from which they had recently been expelled by settlers. Unplanned conflict erupted between the U.S. Army and the Sauk, who retreated up the Rock River and westward to the Wisconsin River. Following a rejected surrender attempt at Wisconsin Heights, Black Hawk withdrew down the Wisconsin River toward Iowa. He was trapped near the Mississippi–Wisconsin River confluence in a massacre at Bad Axe that left 150 survivors. The Black Hawk War resulted in Native American cession of most Wisconsin land to the United States in 1832–1848, opening the way for rapid population growth, from 3,245 in 1830 to 305,391 in 1850.

The lead mine region of southwestern Wisconsin experienced an influx of migrants from the southern frontier of Kentucky, Tennessee, and Missouri in the 1830s. They worked the mines, and gave the "Badgers" nickname to Wisconsin, because they burrowed into the earth like badgers. Family wheat farmers and shopkeepers from Yankee New England and upstate New York migrated to southeastern Wisconsin via the Erie Canal and Great Lakes in even larger numbers. As the majority, their territorial representatives passed an 1839 law prohibiting "business or work, dancing … entertainment … or sport" on Sunday. European immigrants would later ignore those restrictions.

Previously a part of Michigan Territory, Wisconsin Territory was established in 1836. It encompassed present-day Wisconsin, Iowa, Minnesota, and the eastern Dakotas. The territorial legislature selected the pristine and unpopulated Four Lakes wilderness (which would become Madison) to be the permanent state capital location over numerous other contenders, because it was both scenic and centrally located between the two population centers of the wheat-farming southeast and lead-mining southwest. Additionally, the Whig politician and land speculator James Doty owned much Four Lakes property, some of which he generously shared with legislators.

Statehood and Civil War

Wisconsin became the thirtieth state in 1848, establishing a 15–15 balance between free and slave states. The Wisconsin constitution and ensuing laws implemented the frontier concepts of elected judges, voting rights for immigrant noncitizens, and property ownership rights

for married women. Transplanted New Englanders, descended from the Puritans and carrying the religious conviction that slavery was a moral evil, meant that Wisconsin would become a flash point of abolitionism in the 1850s.

Underground railroad activity flourished in Wisconsin following the passage of the federal Fugitive Slave Act of 1850. Wisconsin church colleges (Beloit and Milton) established by New Englanders regularly helped runaway slaves. When the abolitionist newsman Sherman Booth was arrested for inciting a Milwaukee mob that freed the runaway Joshua Glover from jail, the Wisconsin Supreme Court nullified the Fugitive Slave Act. A group met in Ripon, Wisconsin, in response to the Booth arrest and the Kansas-Nebraska Act, and established the Republican Party. Despite competing claims, the Republican National Committee has historically recognized Ripon as the GOP birthplace.

About 75,000 Wisconsinites (10 percent of the 1860 population) served in uniform during the Civil War. Most of them trained at Madison's Camp Randall, where the University of Wisconsin football stadium of the same name now stands. The war stimulated prosperity for wheat farmers and lead miners. Wisconsin women who were active in the Sanitary Commission provided medical and food supplies to soldiers. They were instrumental in building convalescent hospitals for Union soldiers and Confederate prisoners in Wisconsin. Although most residents supported the war effort, antidraft sentiments were strong in some immigrant communities.

European Immigrants Populate Wisconsin

Wisconsin's population grew from 305,391 in 1850 to 1,315,497 in 1880, of which 72 percent were foreign born or of foreign parentage. Additional European immigrants helped double the population to 2,632,067 by 1920. More than one hundred foreign-language newspapers were printed in Wisconsin in 1900. Most European immigrants were poor farm laborers who were drawn to America's farm frontier, which included Wisconsin. Not only could they find familiar work, but over time could own farms that dwarfed the largest old-country estates.

Due to their diverse backgrounds, Wisconsin's immigrants usually settled in communities and neighborhoods with their own countrymen. Consequently, for example, Koshkonong developed a Norwegian identity, Berlin a German identity, Monroe a Swiss identity, and Milwaukee neighborhoods were clearly Polish or Irish or German. The Fourth of July was celebrated exuberantly in immigrant communities as a statement of loyalty to the United States.

Wisconsin was populated most heavily by immigrants from Norway and the Germanies, but large numbers of Irish, Poles, English, Danes, Swedes, Swiss, Dutch, Belgians, and others also came. Most Hispanics, Greeks, Italians, southeast Asians, and African Americans from the South arrived later. Norwegian farmers formed the power base of twentieth-century La Follette progressivism. Germans from Mecklenburg, Pomerania, and elsewhere organized the turnverein (gymnastics) and liederkranz (singing) societies. Many Finnish dockworkers in Ashland and Superior embraced International Workers of the World union radicalism. Racine's J. I. Case and Mitchell Wagon Works had "Danes only" employment policies for decades. Wisconsin's rich and varied immigrant heritage is still celebrated in annual community events such as Stoughton's Syttende Mai (17 May, Norwegian Independence Day), New Glarus' Heidi Festival and William Tell Pageant, Jefferson's Gemuetlichkeit Days, and Milwaukee's International Folk Fair.

Pine Lumbering: Paul Bunyan's Footprints

Pine lumbering dominated northern Wisconsin from 1865 to 1920. Lumber barons such as Governor Cadwallader Washburn and Senator Philetus Sawyer controlled state politics. Lumber operations determined rail routes in the region, and the depots became the hubs around which Wisconsin small towns developed. With the exception of iron mining communities (Hurley) and shipping centers, most northern Wisconsin communities began as lumber or sawmill towns.

Lumberjacks cut trees from dawn to dusk during harsh Wisconsin winters. They lived in barracks, and their enormous appetites became legendary. As melting ice cleared, lumberjacks conducted huge river drives and faced the constant dangers of logjams up to fifteen miles long. After logs were processed by downstream sawmills, Wisconsin lumber was used by Milwaukee, Chicago, Great Lakes ships, and Mississippi River steamboats for construction and fuel. Iron and copper mines in northern Wisconsin and upper Michigan consumed lumber for mine shafts and smelting. When the process to manufacture paper from wood pulp was developed, the once separate paper and lumber industries were linked. Dairy farms used lumber for barns, fences, and fuel.

Northern Wisconsin's economy rose and fell with lumbering. When only the pine barrens remained, land values and population of northern Wisconsin counties declined from 1920 to 1970. Tax-delinquent land and abandoned farms were all too common until after World War II. Remaining woodlands were located primarily in national and state forests and on reservations.

Red Barn Country: America's Dairyland

A sign over the barn door of the dairy farmer W. D. Hoard (who served as governor from 1889 to 1891) carried the reverent reminder that "This is the Home of Mothers. Treat each cow as a Mother should be treated." Dairying became Wisconsin's agricultural giant as the wheat belt shifted to Kansas in the post–Civil War decades. Norwegian, Dutch, and German immigrants were familiar with dairying. Hoard founded Hoard's Dairyman magazine (1885) and the Wisconsin Dairyman's Association, and successfully promoted mandatory annual tuberculin testing for cows. Refrigeration added extensive milk and butter sales to an already profitable international cheese market. The University of Wisconsin College of Agriculture provided inventions (cream separator and butterfat tester) and improved breeding, feeding, and sanitary techniques to all Wisconsin farmers. By 1930, there were 2 million cows and 2,939,006 people in Wisconsin, and in rural counties the cows were in the majority. After the 1930s, Rural Electrification Administration power lines allowed farmers to milk by machine instead of by hand.

Although Wisconsin became "America's Dairyland," some farmers concentrated on hogs, corn, vegetables, hay, and other grains. The Door County peninsula became a leading cherry producer. Potato and soybean expansion came later. Almost all farmers raised chickens and joined their area farm cooperative.

Wisconsin family farms became a basic social unit as well as an efficient food producer. Neighbors collectively "exchanged works" during planting and harvesting seasons, and helped "raise" each other's barns. Their children attended one-room country schools from first through eighth grade. Farm social life centered around barn square dances, church socials, the county fair, and the country school. Until the advent of the automobile and tractor, workhorses pulled the plough, and livery stables and hitching posts dotted village business streets.

Industry and Transportation

Wisconsin's early industry was related to agriculture. Farm implement manufacturing (J. I. Case and Allis-Chalmers), meatpacking (Oscar Mayer and Patrick Cudahy), and leather tanning created jobs. Flour milling was the leading industry in 1880, and was surpassed only by lumber products (Kimberly-Clark paper) in 1900. The dairy industry was number one by the 1920s. Wisconsin's numerous breweries (Miller, Pabst, Schlitz, and Huber among them) were established by German immigrants. Ice harvesting provided refrigeration for the early dairy, meat, and brewery industries.

In the twentieth century, automobile (General Motors and Nash) and motorcycle (Harley-Davidson) manufacturing grew along with small-engine (Evinrude and Briggs Stratton) production. Oshkosh-b-Gosh jeans, Kohler plumbing ware, Ray-o-Vac batteries, and Johnson's Wax became familiar names worldwide. Machine tools and missile-control systems were less familiar but equally important components of Wisconsin's economy.

Wisconsin transportation evolved with the state's industrial growth. Inefficient plank roads and the old Military Road gave way to Milwaukee-based railroads that linked the rest of the state to Great Lakes shipping. Madison and Milwaukee city streetcars, mule driven and then electric powered, were replaced by buses. Paved-road construction steadily accelerated in the twentieth century, spurred initially by pressure from bicyclists. By the late twentieth century, Wisconsin's Midwest Express had become a major airline.

Progressivism and Politics

Wisconsin became a twentieth-century laboratory for progressive reform under the leadership of Robert La Follette (governor, 1901–1906; U.S. senator, 1906–1925) and his successors. Progressives democratized state politics by establishing the open primary election system, and democratized economic opportunity by creating state regulatory commissions. Wisconsin passed the first workers' compensation (1911) and unemployment compensation (1932) laws in the nation. Legislation required the creation of adult technical schools statewide. Public utilities were regulated. La Follette's sons "Young Bob" (U.S. senator, 1925–1947) and Philip (governor, 1931–1933, 1935–1939) continued the progressive tradition. Progressivism in Milwaukee translated into Socialist Party control of city government from the 1890s to 1960. The Socialists stayed in power by being good-government moderates who created neighborhood parks, improved city services, and won votes from the German ethnic population.

Conservation of natural resources has been a hallmark of twentieth-century Wisconsin progressivism. The Forest Crop Law (1927) encourages reforestation. The U.S. Forest Products Laboratory in Madison conducts wood, pulp, and paper research with a goal of more efficient usage. The state buyout and restoration of the Horicon Marsh began in 1940. Governors Gaylord Nelson (1959–1963) and Warren Knowles (1965–1971) signed Outdoor Recreation Act programs that became international conservation models. U.S. Senator Nelson (1963– 1981) sponsored the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act and founded Earth Day.

Wisconsin had been a one-party Republican state since the Civil War. In 1934, the La Follette brothers left the Republican Party and formed the Wisconsin Progressive Party. Following a decade of Progressive versus Republican rivalry, the Progressives disintegrated. Youthful ex-Progressives joined the moribund Democratic Party and built it into a political equal of the Republicans by the 1960s.

Wisconsin during Two World Wars

During World War I, tensions ran high in Wisconsin. Many first-generation German Americans bought German war bonds prior to the U.S. entry into the war and were sympathetic to the old country throughout. Most Wisconsin families contributed their sons or home-front efforts to the war, even though the neutralist senator Robert La Follette and nine of the state's eleven congressional representatives voted against the declaration of war.

A generation later, Wisconsin was loyally in the World War II home-front lines with the rest of the nation. About 330,000 Wisconsin citizens served in uniform during the war, and more than 8,000 of them were killed in action. State industry rapidly converted to World War II production. The Badger Ordnance Works sprouted from farm fields near Baraboo to produce ammunition. General Motors and Nash Rambler plants assembled military vehicles. Ray-o-Vac developed leakproof batteries and manufactured shell casings and field radios. Allis-Chalmers made bomber electrical systems. Oscar Mayer packaged K rations. Manitowoc's Lake Michigan shipyard built 28 submarines, which would sink 130 Japanese and German warships. The University of Wisconsin developed the U.S. Armed Forces Institute to provide correspondence courses for soldiers recuperating in military and veterans' hospitals, many of whom enrolled at the University of Wisconsin on the GI Bill after the war.

Wisconsin Life in the Twenty-first Century

Cultural, educational, and recreational opportunities provide a high quality of life in modern Wisconsin. Free public education, the State Historical Society (1846), the Wisconsin School for the Visually Handicapped (1849), and America's first kindergarten (1856) established a state educational tradition. The University of Wisconsin (Madison) opened its classrooms in 1848 and was recognized worldwide as a leading research and teaching institution by 1900. The university's WHA Radio is America's oldest operating station. Alumni Research Foundation support has led to breakthroughs in cancer treatment. The Madison and Milwaukee Symphony Orchestras are nationally acclaimed. Two medical schools, at the University of Wisconsin (Madison) and the Medical College of Wisconsin (Milwaukee), result in high-quality health care throughout the state.

Wisconsin Badger football transcends the events on the field. Friday fish fries, Lutheran church lutefisk suppers, and Door County fish boils became beloved institutions. The Green Bay Packers, community-owned since the Great Depression, are so-named because the team founder, Curly Lambeau, a meatpacking-house worker, convinced his employer to buy the first uniforms. The annual Circus Train from Baraboo's Circus World Museum culminates in the Milwaukee Circus Parade. Northern Wisconsin holds the cross-country Birkebeiner ski race. Prior to the Milwaukee Brewers, baseball's Braves counted more than 300 booster clubs statewide during their Milwaukee years (1953–1965). Oshkosh hosts the annual Experimental Aircraft Association Fly-in. Wisconsin Dells' amphibious "ducks" (converted World War II landing craft) show river-and-woods scenery to tourists. Wisconsin's natural outdoor beauty invites people to fish, camp, hike, hunt, and boat.

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Gard, Robert E. The Romance of Wisconsin Place Names. Minocqua, Wis.: Heartland Press, 1988.

Leopold, Aldo. A Sand County Almanac. New York: Ballantine, 1970.

Logan, Ben. The Land Remembers: The Story of a Farm and Its People. Minnetonka, Minn.: Northword Press, 1999.

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See alsoBlack Hawk War ; Dairy Industry ; French Frontier Forts ; Fur Trade and Trapping ; Lumber Industry ; Milwaukee ; Progressive Party, 1924 ; Sauk ; University of Wisconsin ; Wisconsin Idea .

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Wisconsin (state, United States)

Wisconsin (wĬskŏn´sən, –sĬn), upper midwestern state of the United States. It is bounded by Lake Superior and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, from which it is divided in part by the Menominee River (N); Lake Michigan (E); Illinois (S); and Iowa and Minnesota (W), with the Mississippi River forming much of that border.

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Area, 56,154 sq mi (145,439 sq km). Pop. (2010) 5,686,986, a 6% increase since the 2000 census. Capital, Madison. Largest city, Milwaukee. Statehood, May 29, 1848 (30th state). Highest pt., Timms Hill, 1,952 ft (595 m); lowest pt., Lake Michigan, 581 ft (177 m). Nickname, Badger State. Motto, Forward. State bird, robin. State flower, wood violet. State tree, sugar maple. Abbr., Wis.; WI

Geography

The most notable physiographic feature of the state is its profusion of lakes, over 8,500, ranging in size from Lake Winnebago (215 sq mi/557 sq km) to tiny glacial lakes of surprising beauty. The Wisconsin River, with its extensive dam system, runs generally southward through the middle of the state until it turns west (just NW of Madison) to flow into the Mississippi, dividing the state into eastern and western sectors. Running a parallel course just to the east, Wisconsin's major watershed extends in a broad arc from north to south; to the east the Menominee, the Peshtigo, the Wolf, and the Fox rivers flow E and NE into Lake Michigan, while to the west the Chippewa, the Flambeau, and the Black rivers make their way to the Mississippi.

Wisconsin's frontage on lakes Superior and Michigan as well as its many beautiful lakes and streams and its northern woodlands have made it a haven for hunters, fishermen, and water and winter sports enthusiasts. There are numerous state parks, forests, and two national forests. Apostle Islands National Lakeshore and Saint Croix and Lower Saint Croix national scenic rivers (see National Parks and Monuments, table) are also here. Madison is the capital and the second largest city; Milwaukee is the largest city. Green Bay and Racine are other major cities.

Economy

The rough isolation of Wisconsin's North Woods region is cut by part of the Gogebic range, from which much iron ore was extracted before 1965. Iron mining was resumed briefly in 1969 but has since stopped altogether. Sand and gravel, stone, and lime are other valuable mineral resources; zinc (as well as lead) is mined in the Driftless Area in the southwest. Important copper deposits were discovered in the north in the 1970s.

The state's greatest natural resource since its earliest days has been lumber. Dense forests (white pines in the north, hardwoods elsewhere) once covered all except the southern prairie. While reckless exploitation in the late 19th cent. drastically reduced the magnificent stands, extensive conservation and reforestation measures have saved the valuable lumber industry, and today c.40% of Wisconsin's land area is forested. The pulp, paper, and paper-products industrial complex in Green Bay and Appleton is one of the largest in the nation.

The state's accent, however, is chiefly pastoral. One of the nation's largest dairy herds grazes here, and Wisconsin is the leading state in the production of cheese as well as the second largest milk producer (after California). After dairy products and cattle, the state's most valuable farm commodities are corn and soybeans. Other important crops are hay, oats, potatoes, alfalfa, and a great variety of fruits and vegetables. Food processing, predictably, is one of the state's foremost industries, along with the manufacture of machinery, which is centered in Milwaukee, Madison, and Racine.

Other important manufactures are vehicles and transportation equipment, metal products, medical instruments and equipment, farm implements, and lumber. Almost all Wisconsin's major industries are to be found within metropolitan Milwaukee, where the traditional brewing and meatpacking are rivaled by the manufacture of heavy machinery and diesel and gasoline engines. Wisconsin has numerous ports on the Great Lakes capable of accommodating oceangoing vessels. The superb harbor at Superior (shared with Duluth, Minn.) has sizable shipyards and coal and ore docks that are among the nation's largest. Tourism and outdoor recreation are burgeoning, and several Native American groups operate gambling casinos in the state; through casino enterprises the Winnebago tribe has become one of the state's larger employers.

Government and Higher Education

Wisconsin still operates under its first constitution, adopted in 1848. Its executive branch is headed by a governor elected for a four-year term. Tommy G. Thompson, a Republican, was elected governor in 1986 and reelected in 1990, 1994, and 1998. Lieutenant Governor Scott McCallum succeeded Thompson as governor in 2001 when the latter became U.S. secretary of health and human services. In 2002, Jim Doyle, a Democrat, was elected to the office; he was reelected in 2006. Republican Scott Walker was elected governor in 2010, survived a recall vote in 2012, and was reelected in 2014. Wisconsin's legislature has a senate with 33 members and an assembly with 99 members. The state elects two senators and eight representatives to the U.S. Congress and has ten electoral votes.

The extensive Univ. of Wisconsin has campuses at Madison (the main campus), Eau Claire, Green Bay, Kenosha, La Crosse, Menomonie, Milwaukee, Oshkosh, Platteville, River Falls, Stevens Point, Superior, and Whitewater. Other notable institutions of higher learning are Beloit College, at Beloit; Lawrence Univ., at Appleton; Marquette Univ., at Milwaukee; and Ripon College, at Ripon.

History

French Fur Trading and the Influx of Eastern Tribes

The Great Lakes offered an easy access from Canada to the region that is now Wisconsin, and the Frenchman Jean Nicolet arrived at the site of Green Bay in 1634 in search of fur pelts and the Northwest Passage. He was followed by other traders and missionaries, among them Radisson and Groseilliers; Marquette and Joliet, who discovered the upper Mississippi; and Aco and Hennepin, from the party of La Salle.

Meanwhile the spread of settlers in the East was bringing the Ottawa, the Huron, and other Native American tribes into Wisconsin, where they in turn displaced the older inhabitants, the Winnebago, the Kickapoo, and others. Similarly, the Ojibwa drove their kinsmen the Sioux westward from Wisconsin. Only the Menominee remained relatively settled.

Nicolas Perrot helped (1667) establish Green Bay as the center of the Wisconsin fur trade, and in 1686 he formally claimed all the region for France. The fur trade flourished despite the 50-year war between the Fox and the French, and the historic Fox-Wisconsin portage was used by generations of traders from Green Bay and Prairie du Chien in their search for beaver and other furs.

British-American Struggles

Like all of New France, Wisconsin fell to the British with the end of the French and Indian Wars (1763). British traders mingled with the French and eventually gained the bulk of the fur trade. The British hold continued even after the end of the American Revolution, when the Old Northwest formally passed (1783) to the United States and was made (1787) a part of the Northwest Territory. After Jay's Treaty (1794), northwestern strongholds were turned over to the Americans, but the British continued to dominate the fur trade from the Canadian border. In the War of 1812 Wisconsin again fell into British hands. It was only with the Treaty of Ghent (see Ghent, Treaty of) that effective U.S. territorial control began and that the American Fur Company gained control of much of the fur trade.

Settlement and Native American Resistance

Present-day Wisconsin was transferred from Illinois Territory to Michigan Territory in 1818. By then the fur trade was diminishing, but the lead mines in SW Wisconsin had long been active, and booming lead prices in the 1820s brought the first large rush of settlers. The region's great agricultural potential was also apparent, and after 1825 a considerable number of easterners began arriving via the new Erie Canal and the Great Lakes. They settled in the Milwaukee area and along the waterways. The U.S. army preserved order from key forts established at Green Bay (1816), Prairie du Chien (1816), and Portage (1828) and built bridges, trails, and roads throughout the region. The hostility of the Native Americans toward the incursions of aggressive settlers culminated in the Black Hawk War (1832). This revolt, brutally crushed, was the last Native American resistance of serious consequence in the area.

Territorial Status and Early Statehood

In 1836, Wisconsin was made a territory, and the legislators chose a compromise site for the capital, midway between the Milwaukee and western centers of population; thus the city of Madison was founded. By 1840 population in the territory had risen above 130,000, but the people, fearing higher taxes and stronger government, rejected propositions for statehood four times. In addition, politicians were at first unwilling to yield Wisconsin claims to a strip of land around Chicago and to what is now the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. However, hopes that statehood would bring improved communications and prosperity became dominant; the claims were yielded, and Wisconsin achieved statehood in 1848. The state constitution provided protection for indebted farmers, limited the establishment of banks, and granted liberal suffrage. These measures and the state's rich soil attracted immigrants from Europe.

The influx of Germans to Wisconsin was especially heavy, and some parts of the state assumed the tidy semi-German look that has persisted along with an astonishing survival of the German language. Liberal leaders, like Carl Schurz, came after the failure of the Revolution of 1848 in Germany and added to the intellectual development of the state. Contributions were also made, then and later, by Irish, Scandinavians, Germans who had previously emigrated to the Volga region of Russia, and Poles.

The state's development was not always smooth. Although the state constitution provided for a system of free public schools, the principle was implemented only slowly. Similarly, the Univ. of Wisconsin (chartered 1848) was slow to assume importance. After a referendum (1852) ended the state constitutional ban on banking, farmers and many others mortgaged their property to buy railroad stocks, only to suffer distress when the state's railways went bankrupt in the Panic of 1857.

Late-Nineteenth-Century Political and Economic Developments

Wisconsin was steadily antislavery; the Free-Soil party gained a large following in the state (although the party's homestead plank and economic program were the major attractions). Wisconsin abolitionists played an important part in the formation of the Republican party. In the Civil War Wisconsin quickly rallied to the Union. Copperheads were few, but many War Democrats opposed the abridgment of civil liberties and other aspects of the war effort, and some of the German immigrants, who had left Germany because they opposed compulsory military service, opposed even voluntary war service.

The boom times brought by the war mitigated discontent, and economic and social growth was rapid during the 1860s and after. Railroads and other means of communication linked Wisconsin closely to the East. The meatpacking and brewing industries of Milwaukee began to assume importance in the 1860s. Wheat was briefly dominant especially in S Wisconsin, but was superseded in the 1870s as states further west became wheat producers and Wisconsin shifted to more diversified farming. Its great dairy industry developed, spurred by an influx of skilled dairy farmers from New York and Scandinavia and by the efforts of the Wisconsin Dairymen's Association (est. 1872). In these years the great pine forests of N Wisconsin began to be greatly exploited, and in the 1870s lumbering became the state's most important industry. Oshkosh and La Crosse flourished. With lumbering came large paper and wood products industries, and the opening of iron mines in Minnesota and Michigan promoted the N Great Lake ports and increased industrial opportunities.

Although hard hit in the panics of 1873 and 1898, Wisconsin was generally prosperous in the late 19th cent., and the reform-minded Granger movement and Populist party received less support than in other Midwestern states. A trend toward liberal political views was stimulated in Wisconsin by socialist thought, which was introduced early. Socialism, in a pragmatic and reformist rather than a doctrinaire form, dominated Milwaukee politics for many years and gave the city efficient government, particularly under the leadership of Victor Berger and Daniel Hoan. Stemming from a different source was the reform spirit of specialized and advanced Wisconsin farmers, who recognized the need for a more viable political and economic framework.

Robert La Follette and the Progressive Movement

In the early 20th cent., reform sentiment blossomed in the Progressive movement, under the tutelage of the Republican leader, Robert M. La Follette. This pragmatic attempt to achieve good effective government for all and to limit the excessive power of the few resulted in a direct primary law (1903), in legislation to regulate railroads and industry, in pure food acts, in high civil service standards, and in efforts toward cooperative nonpartisan action to solve labor problems. An important adjunct of progressivism was the "Wisconsin idea" —that of linking the facilities and brainpower of the Univ. of Wisconsin to progressive experiments and legislation. The plan owed much to Charles McCarthy and to the support of university president Charles Van Hise, and it brought such diverse benefits as the spread of scientific agricultural methods and the many labor and other bills drafted by Professor John R. Commons.

The progressive movement was temporarily halted by World War I. La Follette, some Socialists, and many German-Americans were critical of U.S. involvement in that war, but they were a distinct minority. Wisconsin was generally prosperous in the 1920s; industrialization made rapid strides, reforestation of the once great but now exhausted timberland was stimulated by state legislation, and the dairying industry continued to grow.

Wisconsin was alone in voting for its native son, La Follette, when he ran for president on the Progressive party ticket in 1924, and in the state his policies continued to be carried forward by his sons Robert M. La Follette, Jr., and Philip La Follette. Wisconsin's pioneer old-age pension act (1925) and its unemployment compensation act (1931) served as models for national social security a few years later. The Great Depression of the 1930s struck particularly hard in industrialized Milwaukee, but some relief was provided by the New Deal, and in addition Gov. Philip La Follette attempted, in his "little new deal," to improve agricultural marketing, promote electrification, and enforce fair labor practices.

World War II to the Present

During World War II, Wisconsin's shipbuilding industry flourished, and in the prosperous postwar era, urbanization and industrial growth continued; even in the nationwide slump of the late 1980s, the state's manufacturing sector proved resilient. Wisconsin politics continued to resonate on the national scene. U.S. Sen. Joseph McCarthy aroused controversy with his unsubstantiated anti-Communist campaign of the 1950s, but "McCarthyism" was balanced by other political strains in the state; thus Milwaukee, in the same period, again elected a Socialist mayor, and the Democratic party, long no match for Republican or Progressive forces, has gained strength in state elections since the late 1950s. In the 1990s the state was a pioneer in welfare reform.

Bibliography

See C. W. Rowe, The Effigy Mound Culture of Wisconsin (1956, repr. 1970); A. H. Robinson and J. B. Culver, ed., The Atlas of Wisconsin (1974); C. N. Current, Wisconsin: A History (1977); I. Vogeler, Wisconsin: A Geography (1986); R. C. Nesbit, Wisconsin: A History (rev. ed. 1989); R. F. Fries, The History of Lumbering in Wisconsin (1989).

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Wisconsin

WISCONSIN


Appleton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 571

Green Bay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 583

Madison . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 595

Milwaukee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 607

Racine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 621

The State in Brief

Nickname: Badger State

Motto: Forward

Flower: Wood violet

Bird: Robin

Area: 65,498 square miles (2000; U.S. rank: 23rd)

Elevation: Ranges from 579 feet to 1,951 feet above sea level

Climate: Tempered by the Great Lakes, with winters more severe in the north and summers warmer in the south

Admitted to Union: May 29, 1848

Capital: Madison

Head Official: Governor Jim Doyle (D) (until 2007)

Population

1980: 4,706,000

1990: 4,891,769

2000: 5,363,675

2004 estimate: 5,509,026

Percent change, 19902000: 9.6%

U.S. rank in 2004: 20th

Percent of residents born in state: 73.4% (2000)

Density: 98.8 people per square mile (2000)

2002 FBI Crime Index Total: 176,987

Racial and Ethnic Characteristics (2000)

White: 4,769,857

Black or African American: 304,460

American Indian and Alaska Native: 47,228

Asian: 88,763

Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander: 1,630

Hispanic or Latino (may be of any race): 192,921

Other: 84,842

Age Characteristics (2000)

Population under 5 years old: 342,340

Population 5 to 19 years old: 1,189,753

Percent of population 65 years and over: 13.1%

Median age: 36 years (2000)

Vital Statistics

Total number of births (2003): 69,963

Total number of deaths (2003): 46,194 (infant deaths, 451)

AIDS cases reported through 2003: 1,848

Economy

Major industries: Manufacturing; agriculture; finance, insurance, and real estate; wholesale and retail trade; services

Unemployment rate: 4.5% (April 2005)

Per capita income: $30,723 (2003; U.S. rank: 21)

Median household income: $46,782 (3-year average, 2001-2003)

Percentage of persons below poverty level: 8.8% (3-year average, 2001-2003)

Income tax rate: Ranges from 4.6% to 6.75% (tax year 2000)

Sales tax rate: 5.0%

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Wisconsin State in n central USA, sw of the Great Lakes and e of the River Mississippi; the state capital is Madison. Milwaukee is the largest city. The land is rolling plain that slopes gradually down from the n. There are numerous glacial lakes. The French claimed the region in 1634, but Britain seized it in 1763, and it was ceded to the USA in 1783. Settlement of the region was slow. The Territory of Wisconsin was established in 1836. Wisconsin is the leading US producer of milk, butter, and cheese. The chief crops are hay, maize, oats, fruit, and vegetables. Wisconsin's most valuable resource is timber: 45% of the land is forested. Mineral deposits include zinc, lead, copper, iron, sand, and gravel. Industries: food processing, farm machinery, brewing, tourism. Area: 145,438sq km (56,154sq mi). Pop. (2000) 5,363,675.

Statehood :

May 29, 1848

Nickname :

The Badger State

State bird :

Robin

State flower :

Wood violet

State tree :

Sugar maple

State motto :

Forward

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Wisconsin

WISCONSIN


The state of Wisconsin is located in mid-America between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River. The land it encompasses had several built-in advantages for development. From the early fur traders to the modern industrialists, Wisconsin entrepreneurs used the state's waterways and water ports for transporting goods to markets elsewhere. Immigrants from northern, central, and eastern Europe created a prosperous farming region on the Wisconsin prairie. In modern times the area became known mostly for its dairy herds. Other industries have thrived in Wisconsin as well, particularly its breweries, lumber mills, and canning factories.

Native American tribes in Wisconsin first encountered Frenchmen in the 1630s, and became dependent on them for trading in furs. Father Jacques Marquette and Louis Jolliet traversed Wisconsin territory on their way to the Mississippi in 1673. Many other Frenchmen came during that period to establish missions or to trade in furs. Following the French and Indian War (175663), the British took control of Wisconsin. They ceded it to the United States in 1783. The Ordinance of 1787 included Wisconsin in the Northwest Territory; later parts of Wisconsin were included in the Indiana Territory, the Illinois Territory, and the Michigan Territory.

Lead mining originally brought white miners, called "Badgers," to Wisconsin in the 1820s. They received their nickname because like badgers miners too must dig into the ground. The 1832 Black Hawk War drove out most of the remaining native Americans. White settlement began in earnest after that, and those indigenous people who stayed were eventually settled on reservations within the state. Wisconsin became a separate territory in 1836. New Englanders and southerners, lured by the lead mining in the southwestern part of the territory, flocked to the area during the 1830s. In 1848 Wisconsin became the thirtieth state of the Union.

Transportation and industry developed more slowly in the territory than some speculators had hoped. A canal was finally opened between the Fox and Wisconsin rivers in 1851. But it was not heavily traveled, despite millions of dollars in expenditures by the state and the federal government. The first rail line was built in the 1850s between Milwaukee and Prairie du Chien. Speculation reigned as farmers along the proposed route bought up railroad stock, often with disastrous economic consequences. Communities also competed fiercely to be included on the route. By the 1860s, the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad and the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul railroads dominated the state's transportation system. They helped foster the growth of Wisconsin's emerging lumber, dairy, and food processing industries.


The development of the state would not have occurred without a major influx of immigrants, primarily from northern Europe. In the 1820s these included mostly the Irish and the English, but by 1860 the predominance of German arrivals led some to call Wisconsin a "German state." Yet, the area was attractive to many nationalities. In the 1880s the state lured as many Scandinavians as Germans, and later many immigrants from southern and eastern Europe settled there.

Many of these foreign-born Americans established farms across the entire state. At first they planted wheat, which was the biggest cash crop of the prairie because the McCormick reaper, first produced in Chicago in 1846, enabled farmers to harvest vast amounts of wheat in a short period of time. During the American Civil War (186165), sales of wheat to Great Britain provided the cash needed to finance the war effort. Usually departing from Milwaukee, the wheat shipments found their way through the Great Lakes and on to the eastern states and the rest of the world. After decades of wheat production, the soil began to be depleted of its resources. In response, Wisconsin farmers began to diversify, turning to the production of wool, sorghum, flax, sugar beets, tobacco, and hops.

Eventually dairy farming came to be identified with Wisconsin. The industry was established by New Yorkers and northern European immigrants who had brought their dairy-farming and cheese-making experience with them. By 1899 nearly 90 percent of the farms in Wisconsin had milk cows. Cheese factories proliferated, producing mostly "American" cheese or Cheddar, usually in a Wisconsin version that was called Colby. By 1919 Wisconsin was distributing almost two-thirds of the country's cheese.

Wisconsin also became a major producer of pork and pork products. A pioneer in that industry was Philip D. Armour (18321901). He made his reputation by supplying cured pork to soldiers in the American Civil War. Vegetable canning also became an important sector of Wisconsin's economy. In the infancy of the pressure-canning industry, Albert Landreth achieved significant success canning peas in Manitowoc. By 1918 Wisconsin canned as many peas as all the other states combined. Other vegetables such as sweet corn and beans also became important in the canning industry. The industry got a boost when large amounts of canned products were needed to supply soldiers in World War II (193945). Wisconsin remained a leader in the canning business thereafter.

Beer breweries are most prominently associated with Wisconsin in the public's mind. German immigrants had brought with them the technique for producing a lager beer that withstood storage better than earlier versions made in the region. Milwaukee became the center of brewing, with the Blatz, Schlitz, Pabst, and Miller families leading the industry. Many other cities produced beer, mostly for local consumption, but Milwaukee exported large amounts to other states and countries. The city became identified as the producer of the best brews. The bigger breweries survived the days of the Prohibition era by producing other products like soft drinks and candies.

Since the days of progressive Republican governor Robert La Follette (18551925) in the early twentieth century, Wisconsin has been known for its forward-looking approach to government and the economy. La Follette obtained legislative approval for increased taxation of railroads, the first state income tax in the nation (1911), and the first workmen's compensation program. La Follette's son Philip continued the reform tradition during the 1920s by supporting state regulation of electric power, labor disputes, and business practices. Philip La Follette's (18971965) so-called Little New Deal paralleled many of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's (18821945) national policies during the 1930s.

Although Wisconsin's economy diversified after World War II, the dairy industry remained its backbone into the 1990s. Cattle and calves in Wisconsin numbered 3.7 million in 1997 and were valued at 2.627 billion dollars. Dairy farming was also connected to two controversial environmental issues in the 1990s. The first linked agricultural runoff from animal wastes to contamination of Milwaukee's drinking water in 1993; the second involved a dispute over the use of bovine growth hormone to increase milk production.

Southeast Wisconsin, especially the Milwaukee area, was the cradle of industry by the late 1990s. Although some major breweries left the city, others continued to produce there and in other Wisconsin cities like La Crosse. Important paper and lumber products firms included Consolidated Paper in Wisconsin Rapids and Fort Howard Paper in Green Bay. Racine became home to Johnson & Son, a wax products company, and J.I. Case, a producer of agricultural equipment. Meat-packer Oscar Mayer located his operations in Madison. New and existing industries were assisted by the state Department of Development, as well as hundreds of local development corporations.

Wisconsin's water ports continued to be vital to the state's economy. In 1959 oceangoing vessels were first allowed access to Wisconsin via the Great Lakes through the St. Lawrence Seaway. Traffic to Wisconsin on the seaway, however, failed to meet expectations. In the 1990s, the busiest of all U.S. ports was Superior on Lake Superior; it handled mostly iron ore and coal. Important Lake Michigan ports, which also depended heavily on coal, included Milwaukee, Green Bay, Port Washington, Oak Creek, Manitowoc, and Sturgeon Bay. On the Mississippi River, Prairie du Chien and La Crosse processed the largest amount of cargo.

See also: Brewing Industry, Robert LaFollette, Prohibition, Saint Lawrence Seaway

FURTHER READING

Current, Richard N. Wisconsin: A Bicentennial History. New York: Norton, 1977.

Gara, Larry. A Short History of Wisconsin. Madison, WI: State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1962.

Nesbit, Robert C. Wisconsin: A History. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1973.

Risjord, Norman K. Wisconsin: The Story of the Badger State. Madison: Wisconsin Trails, 1995.

Smith, Alice E. The History of Wisconsin. Vol. 1, From Exploration to Statehood. Madison: State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1973.

cheese and beerwhen you think of either of the two, you think of wisconsin.

richard nelson current, wisconsin: a bicentennial history, 1977

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Wisconsin (river, United States)

Wisconsin, river, c.430 mi (690 km) long, rising in the lake district, NE Wis., and flowing generally SW across central Wis. to the Mississippi River near Prairie du Chien. At Portage it is connected by a short canal with the Fox River, and thus with Lake Michigan. There are many hydroelectric power facilities on the river. The scenic Dells of the Wisconsin are a famous gorge.

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Wisconsin

WISCONSIN

WISCONSIN , a state in the north-central U.S.; Jewish population of approximately 28,000 in a general population of about 5.5 million (2001), or 0.5%. German, Bohemian, Austro-Hungarian,

and a smaller number of English Jewish immigrants were among the earliest settlers in Wisconsin, arriving from the 1840s to the 1860s with French, English, German, and Scandinavian gentiles. Yet the first known Wisconsin Jew was Jacob Franks, a fur trader of English ancestry who settled in Green Bay in 1793. His associate and nephew, John Lawe, served in the first Wisconsin Territory Legislature in 1836 and was a county judge. The first organized Jewish community arose in Milwaukee in 1844. By 1856, the city had three synagogues. In Wisconsin's capital, Madison, Jews organized a benevolent society in 1858 and built a synagogue, Shaarei Shamayim, in 1863. The building, one of the oldest remaining synagogues in the United States, has been moved from downtown to a city park. Another early settler, Alsatian-born Bernard Schleisinger Weil, owned thousands of acres of farmland northwest of Milwaukee. The town of Schleisingerville (later renamed Slinger) was named for him. He was the first Jew to serve in the Wisconsin Legislature – four years after statehood was declared in 1848. English-born John Meyer Levy, another influential newcomer, arrived in the Mississippi River settlement of La Crosse in 1845. He succeeded in business and served as mayor from 1860 to 1861 and 1866 to 1868. Levy held the first known worship services there (inter-faith) and co-founded the first synagogue in Wisconsin's third Jewish community. In addition to Milwaukee and Madison, German Jewish immigrants were prominent in business and politics in Appleton, an industrial and university city whose first rabbi was Mayer Samuel Weiss, father of illusionist Harry Houdini, born Erich Weiss. The 19th-century Wisconsin Jewish population was estimated at 2,600 in an 1880 study. So it was the mass Russian and eastern European Jewish immigration from 1881 to 1924 that gave the state most of its Jews. By 1899, the Jewish population had risen to 10,000, then to 28,000 in 1920, and more than 39,000 in 1937, the peak year. Most of the second wave of immigrants came to Milwaukee, where the established Jewish community formed the Settlement House. The facility offered classes to immigrants that led to publication of the long-running Settlement Cookbook. Other Russian and eastern European Jews spread around the state, creating Orthodox Jewish communities in two dozen municipalities in the 1920s and 1930s and accounting for a Jewish presence in some 180 more – primarily as merchants. In 1904, five immigrant families cleared land for a Jewish farming settlement in central Wisconsin. Part of a national Jewish agricultural movement, the Arpin settlement grew to 20 families and in 1915 established the county's only synagogue. Poor crop yields and a lack of marriageable young Jews compelled most families to leave by 1922. Sheboygan Jewry exceeded 1,000 in the 1920s and 1930s. With three Orthodox synagogues and several shoḥatim, Sheboygan was known among U.S. Jews as "Little Jerusalem." Other traditional Jewish communities with synagogues developed in: Antigo, Ashland, Hurley, Marinette, Superior, and Wausau in the north; Eau Claire and La Crosse in the west; Beloit, Madison, and Monroe in the south; and Appleton, Fond du Lac, Green Bay, Kenosha, Manitowoc, Milwaukee, Oshkosh, and Racine in the east. After the war, most of the smaller Jewish communities shifted to Conservative or Reform Judaism, building or buying new synagogues in a dozen cities. By the year 2000, Wisconsin's synagogues were centralized to 14 municipalities, but Jews remain a presence in nearly 70 communities. Most of the small-town synagogues serve Jews in outlying areas. Regional havurah groups meet regularly in Waukesha County, west of Milwaukee; Door County, on Wisconsin's Lake Michigan peninsula; and the northernmost three counties – Douglas, Bayfield and Ashland. The University of Wisconsin campuses in Milwaukee and Madison house Centers of Jewish Studies, both founded with the help of the Wisconsin Society for Jewish Learning. B'nai B'rith, once a unifier for Jewish men and their families throughout the state, has faded, though the B'nai B'rith Youth Organization reaches a plurality of Jewish teens. Hadassah, National Council of Jewish Women, and Na'amat usa continue to attract women. The Milwaukee Jewish Federation and Madison Jewish Community Council raise funds and coordinate local Jewish activities. Wisconsin Jews who attained national recognition include Israeli Prime Minister Golda *Meir, of Milwaukee; Sens. Herbert *Kohl of Milwaukee and Russell *Feingold of Madison, both Democrats; Socialist Victor *Berger; playwright and novelist Edna *Ferber of Appleton; Newton Minnow, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission; Martin F. Stein of Milwaukee, national chairman of the United Jewish Appeal and clal; Depression-era photographer Esther Bubley of Phillips; Allan H. "Bud" *Selig of Milwaukee, commissioner of major league baseball; jazz pianist and scholar Ben Sidran of Madison; and Yiddish poet Alter Esselin of Milwaukee.

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Wisconsin

■ ALVERNO COLLEGE O-12

3400 South 43rd St., PO Box 343922
Milwaukee, WI 53234-3922
Tel: (414)382-6000
Free: 800-933-3401
Admissions: (414)382-6031
Fax: (414)382-6354
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Independent Roman Catholic, comprehensive. Awards associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees (also offers weekend program with significant enrollment not reflected in profile). Founded 1887. Setting: 46-acre suburban campus. Endowment: $24.1 million. Research spending for 2004 fiscal year: $455,619. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $4390 per student. Total enrollment: 2,372. Faculty: 225 (104 full-time, 121 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 12:1. 789 applied, 56% were admitted. Full-time: 1,515 students, 100% women. Part-time: 661 students, 98% women, 2% men. Students come from 56 states and territories, 11 other countries, 2% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 11% Hispanic, 20% black, 5% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 48% 25 or older, 10% live on campus, 9% transferred in. Retention: 76% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; health professions and related sciences; education. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, independent study, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c), Air Force (c).

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Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, SAT or ACT. Recommended: interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

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Application fee: $20. Comprehensive fee: $21,628 includes full-time tuition ($15,168), mandatory fees ($250), and college room and board ($6210). College room only: $2100. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to class time and program. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility. Part-time tuition: $632 per credit. Part-time mandatory fees: $125 per term. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to class time and program.

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Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 35 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Nurses Association, Women in Communication, Pi Sigma Epsilon, Students in Free Enterprise, Alverno Student Educators Organization. Major annual events: Convocation, Student Group Open House, Community Day. Student services: health clinic. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access, well-lit parking lots and pathways, emergency first-aid and CPR, crisis intervention team and plan in place. 205 college housing spaces available; all were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required in freshman year. Option: women-only housing available. Alverno College Library with 82,416 books, 287,726 microform titles, 1,382 serials, 15,728 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $951,405. 400 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.

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■ BELLIN COLLEGE OF NURSING K-12

725 South Webster Ave, PO Box 23400
Green Bay, WI 54305-3400
Tel: (920)433-3560
Free: 800-236-8707
Admissions: (920)433-5803
Fax: (920)433-7416
Web Site: http://www.bcon.edu/

Description:

Independent, 4-year, coed. Administratively affiliated with Bellin Health System. Awards bachelor's and master's degrees. Founded 1909. Setting: urban campus. Endowment: $7.4 million. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $6804 per student. Total enrollment: 239. 214 applied, 37% were admitted. Full-time: 181 students, 95% women, 5% men. Part-time: 35 students, 89% women, 11% men. Students come from 2 states and territories, 0.04% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 0% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 21% 25 or older, 19% transferred in. Retention: 90% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: semesters. Advanced placement, accelerated degree program, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program. Off campus study at University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. ROTC: Army (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, electronic application. Required: high school transcript, minimum 3.25 high school GPA, 3 recommendations, interview, ACT score 23 composite, ACT. Recommended: minimum 3.25 high school GPA. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $30. Tuition: $14,500 full-time, $684 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $268 full-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course level. Part-time tuition varies according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Social organizations: 2 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Senate, Student Nurses Association. Major annual events: Dinner Dance, Spring Picnic, Pizza Party. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols, late night transport-escort service, electronically operated building access after hours. College housing not available. Meredith B. and John M. Rose Library with 7,000 books, 225 serials, and 600 audiovisual materials. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $121,350. 18 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ BELOIT COLLEGE Q-10

700 College St.
Beloit, WI 53511-5596
Tel: (608)363-2000
Free: 800-9-BELOIT
Admissions: (608)363-2380
Fax: (608)363-2075
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.beloit.edu/

Description:

Independent, 4-year, coed. Awards bachelor's degrees. Founded 1846. Setting: 65-acre small town campus with easy access to Chicago and Milwaukee. Endowment: $106.1 million. Research spending for 2004 fiscal year: $15,847. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $14,688 per student. Total enrollment: 1,385. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 11:1. 2,054 applied, 64% were admitted. 37% from top 10% of their high school class, 64% from top quarter, 94% from top half. 6 National Merit Scholars, 11 valedictorians. Full-time: 1,330 students, 59% women, 41% men. Part-time: 55 students, 64% women, 36% men. Students come from 49 states and territories, 50 other countries, 82% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 3% black, 4% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 5% international, 2% 25 or older, 93% live on campus, 3% transferred in. Retention: 89% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: social sciences; visual and performing arts; English; psychology. Core. Calendar: semesters. ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, independent study, double major, summer session for credit, adult/continuing education programs, internships. Off campus study at University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Chicago, Spelman College, Morehouse College, Associated Colleges of the Midwest. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, early admission, early action, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, 1 recommendation, SAT or ACT. Recommended: interview. Required for some: interview. Entrance: very difficult. Application deadlines: 1/15, 12/15 for early action. Notification: 4/1, 1/15 for early action.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $35. Comprehensive fee: $32,808 includes full-time tuition ($26,664), mandatory fees ($220), and college room and board ($5924). College room only: $2890. Room and board charges vary according to board plan. Part-time tuition: $3334 per course.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 85 open to all; national fraternities, local fraternities, local sororities; 15% of eligible men and 5% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Science Fiction and Fantasy Association, Black Student's Union, International Club, Alliance, Ballroom Dancing Club. Major annual events: Folk 'n' Blues Festival, Spring Day, International Symposium. 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. 1,081 college housing spaces available; 1,079 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through junior year. Options: coed, men-only, women-only housing available. Morse Library and Black Information Center with 183,736 books, 139,248 microform titles, 946 serials, 7,285 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $1.1 million. 152 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.

Community Environment:

Beloit College is located in Beloit, Wisconsin (population 36,000), 90 miles northwest of Chicago, 50 miles south of Madison, and 70 miles southwest of Milwaukee. Students take advantage of the varied resources offered by these three major metropolitan areas, as well as those offered by the city of Beloit itself. Beloit's hospital, clinics, manufacturers, and various civic and service organizations provide numerous internship, job shadowing, enrichment, and community outreach opportunities. Year-round sports and recreation areas are available in southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois. There is direct bus service from O'Hare International Airport, and the same bus continues on to the University of Wisconsin in Madison.

■ BLACKHAWK TECHNICAL COLLEGE Q-10

PO Box 5009
Janesville, WI 53547-5009
Tel: (608)758-6900
Free: 800-472-0024
Admissions: (608)757-7713
Fax: (608)757-9407
Web Site: http://www.blackhawk.edu/

Description:

District-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Wisconsin Technical College System. Awards transfer associate and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1968. Setting: 84-acre rural campus. Total enrollment: 2,627. Full-time: 1,015 students, 55% women, 45% men. Part-time: 1,612 students, 61% women, 39% men. Students come from 4 states and territories, 0.4%
Native American, 3% Hispanic, 6% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 60% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: Common Application, electronic application. Required: high school transcript. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous. Preference given to district residents.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Student-run newspaper. Major annual events: Fall Social, Spring Social. Student services: personal-psychological counseling, women's center. College housing not available. Blackhawk Technical College Library with 25,000 books, 435 serials, and an OPAC. 180 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ BRYANT AND STRATTON COLLEGE O-12

1300 North Jackson St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202-2608
Tel: (414)276-5200
Web Site: http://www.bryantstratton.edu/

Description:

Proprietary, primarily 2-year, coed. Part of Bryant and Stratton Business Institute, Inc. Awards terminal associate and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1863. Setting: 2-acre urban campus. Total enrollment: 488. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 10:1. 403 applied, 83% were admitted. 0% from out-of-state, 0.2% Native American, 4% Hispanic, 84% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international. Retention: 70% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic area with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Option: Peterson's Universal Application. Required: high school transcript, interview, entrance and placement evaluations, TABE. Recommended: SAT or ACT. Required for some: recommendations. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Tuition: $18,675 full-time, $415 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $25 full-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Student-run newspaper. Most popular organizations: Phi Beta Lambda, Association of Information Technology Professionals, Allied Health Association, Institute of Management Accountants, Student Advisory Board. Major annual events: Professional Day, Career Fair, All-School Picnic. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols. College housing not available. Bryant and Stratton College Library with 120 serials and 100 audiovisual materials. 130 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ BRYANT AND STRATTON COLLEGE, WAUWATOSA CAMPUS B-11

10950 W. Potter Rd.
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
Tel: (414)302-7000
Web Site: http://www.byrantstratton.edu/

Description:

Proprietary, 4-year, coed. Awards associate and bachelor's degrees. Total enrollment: 374. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 10:1. Calendar: semesters.

Entrance Requirements:

Required: high school transcript, interview, entrance and placement evaluation, TABE. Recommended: SAT or ACT. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Tuition: $18,675 full-time, $415 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $25 full-time.

■ CARDINAL STRITCH UNIVERSITY O-12

6801 North Yates Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53217-3985
Tel: (414)410-4000
Free: 800-347-8822
Admissions: (414)410-4040
Fax: (414)410-4239
Web Site: http://www.stritch.edu/

Description:

Independent Roman Catholic, comprehensive, coed. Awards associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. Founded 1937. Setting: 40-acre suburban campus. Endowment: $17.7 million. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $2612 per student. Total enrollment: 6,785. 617 applied, 93% were admitted. 12% from top 10% of their high school class, 27% from top quarter, 69% from top half. Full-time: 2,936 students, 67% women, 33% men. Part-time: 315 students, 81% women, 19% men. Students come from 16 states and territories, 27 other countries, 1% Native American, 4% Hispanic, 18% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 2% international, 73% 25 or older, 5% live on campus, 5% transferred in. Retention: 73% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at Concordia University Wisconsin, Saint Francis Seminary, Sacred Heart School of Theology.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, SAT or ACT. Recommended: interview, ACT. Required for some: recommendations. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $25. Comprehensive fee: $22,260 includes full-time tuition ($16,480), mandatory fees ($350), and college room and board ($5430). Part-time tuition: $515 per credit. Part-time mandatory fees: $125 per term.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 35 open to all. Most popular organizations: Residence Hall Association, Student Government Association, Student Activities Board. Major annual events: Christmas Dinner/Dance, Homecoming, Spring Semi-formal Dance. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service. Option: coed housing available. Cardinal Stritch University Library with 124,897 books, 180,550 microform titles, 667 serials, 6,250 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $729,000. 236 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.

Community Environment:

See Milwaukee Area Technical College.

■ CARROLL COLLEGE P-12

100 North East Ave.
Waukesha, WI 53186-5593
Tel: (262)547-1211
Free: 800-CAR-ROLL
Admissions: (262)524-7221
Fax: (262)524-7139
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.cc.edu/

Description:

Independent Presbyterian, comprehensive, coed. Awards bachelor's and master's degrees. Founded 1846. Setting: 52-acre suburban campus with easy access to Milwaukee. Endowment: $34.3 million. Research spending for 2004 fiscal year: $12,831. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $5093 per student. Total enrollment: 3,123. Faculty: 243 (103 full-time, 140 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 17:1. 2,429 applied, 79% were admitted. 15% from top 10% of their high school class, 50% from top quarter, 76% from top half. Full-time: 2,314 students, 66% women, 34% men. Part-time: 568 students, 66% women, 34% men. Students come from 28 states and territories, 30 other countries, 18% from out-of-state, 0.5% Native American, 3% Hispanic, 2% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 2% international, 23% 25 or older, 54% live on campus, 7% transferred in. Retention: 76% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: education; business/marketing; health professions and related sciences. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Study abroad program. ROTC: Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, early admission, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, 1 recommendation, SAT and SAT Subject Tests or ACT. Recommended: interview. Required for some: essay. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous until 8/20.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. Comprehensive fee: $25,980 includes full-time tuition ($19,500), mandatory fees ($410), and college room and board ($6070). College room only: $3300. Part-time tuition: $235 per credit.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 50 open to all; national sororities, local fraternities; 10% of eligible men and 11% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: College Activities Board, Student Senate, Black Student Union, Carroll College Christian Fellowship, Residence Hall Association. Major annual events: homecoming, Parents' Weekend, Spring Fling. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 1,202 college housing spaces available; 1,170 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required in freshman year. Options: coed, women-only housing available. Todd Wehr Memorial Library with 200,000 books, 24,324 microform titles, 11,000 serials, 362 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $841,660. 250 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.

■ CARTHAGE COLLEGE Q-13

2001 Alford Park Dr.
Kenosha, WI 53140
Tel: (262)551-8500
Free: 800-351-4058
Admissions: (262)551-5850
Fax: (262)551-5762
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.carthage.edu/

Description:

Independent, comprehensive, coed, affiliated with Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Awards bachelor's and master's degrees. Founded 1847. Setting: 72-acre suburban campus with easy access to Chicago and Milwaukee. Total enrollment: 2,699. Faculty: 210 (125 full-time, 85 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 15:1. 4,000 applied, 76% were admitted. 18% from top 10% of their high school class, 43% from top quarter, 76% from top half. Full-time: 2,145 students, 56% women, 44% men. Part-time: 449 students, 73% women, 27% men. Students come from 31 states and territories, 11 other countries, 68% from out-of-state, 0.4% Native American, 4% Hispanic, 5% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 12% 25 or older, 68% live on campus, 3% transferred in. Retention: 75% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; education; psychology. Core. Calendar: 4-1-4. Services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Off campus study at University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Marquette University. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c), Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, early admission, early action, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, SAT or ACT. Recommended: essay, minimum 2.75 high school GPA, interview. Required for some: essay, 2 recommendations, interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadlines: Rolling, 7/1 for early action. Notification: continuous, 7/15 for early action.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $25. Comprehensive fee: $30,450 includes full-time tuition ($23,650) and college room and board ($6800). Part-time tuition: $345 per credit hour.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 80 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities, local fraternities, local sororities; 22% of eligible men and 25% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Residence Life Council, Alpha Lambda Delta, Circle K, Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, Pals-n-Partners. Major annual events: homecoming, May Madness, Casino Night. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 1,359 college housing spaces available; all were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through senior year. Options: coed, men-only, women-only housing available. Hedberg Library with 128,551 books, 7,149 microform titles, 425 serials, 4,361 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $1 million. 200 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

See Gateway Technical College.

■ CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE J-4

620 West Clairemont Ave.
Eau Claire, WI 54701-6162
Tel: (715)833-6200
Free: 800-547-2882
Admissions: (715)833-6245
Fax: (715)833-6470
Web Site: http://www.cvtc.edu/

Description:

District-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Wisconsin Technical College System. Awards certificates, diplomas, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1912. Setting: 160-acre urban campus. Total enrollment: 16,100. 10% from top 10% of their high school class, 15% from top quarter, 25% from top half. Students come from 10 states and territories, 4 other countries, 5% from out-of-state, 50% 25 or older. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission except for allied health, nursing, trade, industrial programs. Options: Common Application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Required for some: interview. Placement: ACT COMPASS required; ACT required for some. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Collegiate Environment:

Student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 20 open to all. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Technical Resource Center with 34,000 books, 750 serials, and an OPAC. 600 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

See University of Wisconsin Eau Claire.

■ COLLEGE OF MENOMINEE NATION J-10

PO Box 1179
Keshena, WI 54135
Tel: (715)799-5600
Fax: (715)799-1308
Web Site: http://www.menominee.edu/

Description:

Independent, 2-year, coed. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Total enrollment: 499. 77% Native American, 0.2% Hispanic, 0.4% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander. Calendar: semesters.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Placement: TABE required. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: 8/14.

Collegiate Environment:

College housing not available.

■ COLUMBIA COLLEGE OF NURSING O-12

2121 East Newport Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53211-2952
Tel: (414)961-3530
Free: 800-321-6265
Admissions: (414)256-1219
Web Site: http://www.ccon.edu/

Description:

Independent, 4-year, coed. Awards bachelor's degrees (nursing degree is awarded in conjunction with Mount Mary College). Founded 1901. Setting: urban campus. Endowment: $900,000. Research spending for 2004 fiscal year: $42,000. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $4969 per student. Total enrollment: 260. 123 applied, 46% were admitted. 13% from top 10% of their high school class, 65% from top quarter, 91% from top half. Full-time: 243 students, 97% women, 3% men. Part-time: 17 students, 94% women, 6% men. Students come from 2 states and territories, 5% from out-of-state, 0% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 13% black, 3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 2% live on campus. Retention: 63% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: semesters. Advanced placement, honors program, independent study, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program. Off campus study at Mount Mary College, Milwaukee, WI.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Common Application, electronic application. Required: high school transcript, SAT or ACT. Recommended: essay, 1 recommendation, interview. Required for some: essay. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: 8/1.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $25. Comprehensive fee: $21,375 includes full-time tuition ($15,975), mandatory fees ($1200), and college room and board ($4200). College room only: $3200. Room and board charges vary according to board plan, housing facility, location, and student level. Part-time tuition: $466 per credit hour. Part-time tuition varies according to program.

Collegiate Environment:

Social organizations: 2 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Senate, Student Nurses Association. Major annual events: holiday party, Spring Banquet, homecoming. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 100 college housing spaces available; 4 were occupied in 2003-04. No special consideration for freshman housing applicants. Option: coed housing available. Ellen Bacon Library plus 2 others with 9,060 books, 253 serials, 508 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $111,752. 18 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY WISCONSIN A-12

12800 North Lake Shore Dr.
Mequon, WI 53097-2402
Tel: (262)243-5700; 888-628-9472
Admissions: (262)243-4305
Fax: (262)243-4351
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.cuw.edu/

Description:

Independent, comprehensive, coed, affiliated with Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. Awards associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. Founded 1881. Setting: 155-acre suburban campus with easy access to Milwaukee. Endowment: $40 million. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $4651 per student. Total enrollment: 5,418. Faculty: 199 (89 full-time, 110 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 18:1. 1,274 applied, 84% were admitted. 19% from top 10% of their high school class, 38% from top quarter, 68% from top half. Full-time: 2,007 students, 61% women, 39% men. Part-time: 1,975 students, 64% women, 36% men. Students come from 35 states and territories, 21 other countries, 30% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 3% Hispanic, 13% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 59% 25 or older, 78% live on campus, 2% transferred in. Retention: 80% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; education; health professions and related sciences. Core. Calendar: 4-1-4. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships. Off campus study at Milwaukee Area Technical College, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Cardinal Stritch University, Mount Mary College. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, ACT. Recommended: interview. Required for some: essay, minimum 3.0 high school GPA, 3 recommendations. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: 8/15. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $35. Comprehensive fee: $23,820 includes full-time tuition ($17,190), mandatory fees ($90), and college room and board ($6540). Full-time tuition and fees vary according to program. Room and board charges vary according to board plan. Part-time tuition: $716 per credit hour. Part-time tuition varies according to class time and program. Tuition guaranteed not to increase for student's term of enrollment.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Most popular organizations: Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Kammerchor, Youth Ministry, band. Major annual events: Homecoming Week, Winterfest, Springfest. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: student patrols, controlled dormitory access. 1,000 college housing spaces available; all were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen given priority for college housing. Options: men-only, women-only housing available. Rinker Memorial Library plus 1 other with 365,314 books, 292,737 microform titles, 4,440 serials, 3,122 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $935,000. 100 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.

Community Environment:

See Milwaukee Area Technical College.

■ DEVRY UNIVERSITY (MILWAUKEE) O-12

100 East Wisconsin Ave., Ste. 2550
Milwaukee, WI 53202-4107
Tel: (414)278-7677; (866)683-3879
Fax: (414)278-0137
Web Site: http://www.devry.edu/

Description:

Proprietary, comprehensive, coed. Part of DeVry University. Awards bachelor's and master's degrees. Total enrollment: 216. Faculty: 17 (1 full-time, 16 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 7:1. Full-time: 28 students, 71% women, 29% men. Part-time: 46 students, 63% women, 37% men. 1% Native American, 7% Hispanic, 55% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: electronic application, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, interview. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $50. One-time mandatory fee: $40. Tuition: $11,890 full-time, $445 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $30 full-time, $30 per year part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. College housing not available.

■ DEVRY UNIVERSITY (WAUKESHA) P-12

20935 Swenson Dr., Ste. 450
Waukesha, WI 53186-4047
Tel: (262)798-9889
Fax: (262)798-9912
Web Site: http://www.devry.edu/

Description:

Proprietary, comprehensive, coed. Calendar: semesters.

■ EDGEWOOD COLLEGE B-6

1000 Edgewood College Dr.
Madison, WI 53711-1997
Tel: (608)663-4861
Free: 800-444-4861
Admissions: (608)663-2254
Fax: (608)663-3291
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.edgewood.edu/

Description:

Independent Roman Catholic, comprehensive, coed. Awards associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. Founded 1927. Setting: 55-acre urban campus. Endowment: $10.2 million. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $4545 per student. Total enrollment: 2,646. Faculty: 220 (86 full-time, 134 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 13:1. 1,035 applied, 81% were admitted. 11% from top 10% of their high school class, 34% from top quarter, 73% from top half. Full-time: 1,517 students, 74% women, 26% men. Part-time: 506 students, 71% women, 29% men. Students come from 16 states and territories, 22 other countries, 6% from out-of-state, 0.4% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 2% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 24% 25 or older, 20% live on campus, 9% transferred in. Retention: 74% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; health professions and related sciences; education. Calendar: 4-1-4. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, independent study, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs. Off campus study at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.5 high school GPA, SAT or ACT. Recommended: interview. Required for some: essay, 2 recommendations, interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $25. Comprehensive fee: $22,862 includes full-time tuition ($17,000) and college room and board ($5862). College room only: $2700. Part-time tuition: $534 per credit.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 24 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Government Association, Student Programming Board, Resident Life Association, Chalk Talk, Student Nurses Association. Major annual events: Mazzachelli Fest, Family Day, Spring Fest. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 354 college housing spaces available; 340 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen given priority for college housing. Options: coed, women-only housing available. Oscar Rennebohm Library with 90,253 books, 96,072 microform titles, 447 serials, 4,359 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $511,124. 140 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

See University of Wisconsin-Madison.

■ FOX VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE L-11

1825 North Bluemound, PO Box 2277
Appleton, WI 54912-2277
Tel: (920)735-5600
Free: 800-735-3882
Admissions: (920)735-5643
Fax: (920)735-2582
Web Site: http://www.fvtc.edu/

Description:

State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Wisconsin Technical College System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1967. Setting: 100-acre suburban campus. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $9497 per student. Total enrollment: 7,855. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 18:1. 4,586 applied, 70% were admitted. Full-time: 1,624 students, 38% women, 62% men. Part-time: 6,231 students, 56% women, 44% men. Students come from 11 states and territories, 1% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 1% black, 3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 51% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Off campus study at Georgetown University and other institutions. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: Common Application, electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $30. State resident tuition: $2610 full-time, $87 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $16,089 full-time, $536.30 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $550 full-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 26 open to all. Most popular organizations: Business Professionals of America, Delta Epsilon Chi, Vocational Industrial Clubs of America. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: late night transport-escort service, 16-hour patrols by trained security personnel. College housing not available. William Sirek Educational Resource Center with 45,139 books, 297 serials, 7,953 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $673,002. 300 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ GATEWAY TECHNICAL COLLEGE Q-13

3520 30th Ave.
Kenosha, WI 53144-1690
Tel: (262)564-2200
Admissions: (262)564-3224
Fax: (262)564-2201
Web Site: http://www.gtc.edu/

Description:

State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Wisconsin Technical College System. Awards certificates, diplomas, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1911. Setting: 10-acre urban campus with easy access to Chicago and Milwaukee. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $12,625 per student. Total enrollment: 6,816. 4,489 applied, 85% were admitted. Full-time: 1,304 students, 55% women, 45% men. Part-time: 5,512 students, 63% women, 37% men. Students come from 7 states and territories, 0.3% Native American, 7% Hispanic, 10% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 50% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission except for health occupations programs. Options: electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Required for some: high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, interview. Placement: ACT ASSET or ACT COMPASS required; ACT recommended. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Collegiate Environment:

Student-run newspaper, radio station. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Library/Learning Resources Center with 45,433 books, 1,537 microform titles, 409 serials, 12,400 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $1 million. 840 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

Located on the shore of Lake Michigan, Kenosha (population 79,000) has an excellent harbor with 83% of its shoreline providing recreation. It is surrounded by a prosperous agricultural area and is one of the chief industrial centers of the state. Both Chicago and Milwaukee are an hour away. Points of interest are the Hall of Fame, Art Museum, County Historical Society, and Petrifying Springs Park.

■ HERZING COLLEGE B-6

5218 East Terrace Dr.
Madison, WI 53718
Tel: (608)249-6611
Free: 800-582-1227
Fax: (608)249-8593
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.herzing.edu/madison

Description:

Proprietary, primarily 2-year, coed. Part of Herzing Institutes, Inc. Awards diplomas, transfer associate, terminal associate, and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1948. Setting: suburban campus with easy access to Milwaukee. Total enrollment: 650. 80% from top half of their high school class. Students come from 5 states and territories, 2 other countries, 33% from out-of-state. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: Common Application, electronic application, early admission. Required: high school transcript, interview, college entrance examination. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. Tuition: $10,000 full-time, $290 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $25 full-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load, location, and program. Part-time tuition varies according to course load, location, and program.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. College housing not available. Herzing College Library with 1,500 books, 15 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 210 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ ITT TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (GREEN BAY) K-12

470 Security Blvd.
Green Bay, WI 54313
Tel: (920)662-9000; 888-884-3626
Web Site: http://www.itt-tech.edu/

Description:

Proprietary, primarily 2-year, coed. Part of ITT Educational Services, Inc. Awards terminal associate and bachelor's degrees. Founded 2000. Core.

Entrance Requirements:

Option: deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, interview, Wonderlic aptitude test. Recommended: recommendations. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $100.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. College housing not available.

■ ITT TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (GREENFIELD) C-11

6300 West Layton Ave.
Greenfield, WI 53220-4612
Tel: (414)282-9494
Web Site: http://www.itt-tech.edu/

Description:

Proprietary, primarily 2-year, coed. Part of ITT Educational Services, Inc. Awards terminal associate and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1968. Setting: suburban campus with easy access to Milwaukee. Total enrollment: 548. Core.

Entrance Requirements:

Option: deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, interview, Wonderlic aptitude test. Recommended: recommendations. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $100.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. College housing not available.

■ LAC COURTE OREILLES OJIBWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE F-4

13466 West Trepania Rd.
Hayward, WI 54843-2181
Tel: (715)634-4790; 888-526-6221
Web Site: http://www.lco-college.edu/

Description:

Federally supported, 2-year, coed. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1982. Setting: 2-acre rural campus. Endowment: $950,616. Total enrollment: 505. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 10:1. 151 applied, 100% were admitted. Full-time: 294 students, 73% women, 27% men. Part-time: 211 students, 71% women, 29% men. 3% from out-of-state, 77% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 1% black, 0% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 75% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: Common Application, early admission. Required: high school transcript, ACT COMPASS. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $10. Area resident tuition: $4050 full-time, $135 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $25 full-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group. Most popular organization: student association. Major annual events: Welcome Feast, Thanksgiving Feast, graduation. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. College housing not available. Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College Library with 13,800 books, 100 serials, and an OPAC. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $115,580. 25 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ LAKELAND COLLEGE M-13

PO Box 359
Sheboygan, WI 53082-0359
Tel: (920)565-1000
Admissions: (920)565-1588
Fax: (920)565-1206
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.lakeland.edu/

Description:

Independent, comprehensive, coed, affiliated with United Church of Christ. Awards bachelor's and master's degrees. Founded 1862. Setting: 240-acre rural campus with easy access to Milwaukee. Endowment: $10.2 million. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $3565 per student. Total enrollment: 4,021. Faculty: 69 (54 full-time, 15 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 17:1. 872 applied, 71% were admitted. 7% from top 10% of their high school class, 21% from top quarter, 64% from top half. 3 valedictorians. Full-time: 1,400 students, 53% women, 47% men. Part-time: 1,973 students, 67% women, 33% men. Students come from 42 states and territories, 40 other countries, 12% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 6% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 5% international, 18% 25 or older, 60% live on campus, 11% transferred in. Retention: 67% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; computer and information sciences; education. Core. Calendar: 4-4-1. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, honors program, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, SAT or ACT. Recommended: recommendations. Required for some: interview. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: 9/1. Notification: continuous until 9/1.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $20. Comprehensive fee: $22,216 includes full-time tuition ($16,080), mandatory fees ($716), and college room and board ($5420). College room only: $3882. Part-time tuition: $1608 per course.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 32 open to all; local fraternities, local sororities; 20% of eligible men and 15% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Lakeland College Campus Activities Board, Student Association, Black Student Union, Mortar Board, Global Students Association. Major annual events: homecoming, Essence of Heritage (Celebration of African American history and culture), Spring Fling. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, student patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 517 college housing spaces available; all were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through senior year. Options: coed, men-only, women-only housing available. Esch Memorial Library with 64,970 books, 35,350 microform titles, 317 serials, 647 audiovisual materials, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $282,986. 100 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

The college is located 12 miles northwest of Sheboygan, Wisconsin, 60 miles north of Milwaukee and 60 miles south of Green Bay. Sheboygan has a population of 50,000 and offers students off-campus opportunities for work and recreation. Sheboygan's county airport, the bus depot, and Interstate 43 offer easy access to Lakeland.

■ LAKESHORE TECHNICAL COLLEGE M-13

1290 North Ave.
Cleveland, WI 53015-1414
Tel: (920)693-1000; 888-GO TO LTC
Admissions: (920)693-1102
Fax: (920)693-1363
Web Site: http://www.gotoltc.com/

Description:

State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Wisconsin Technical College System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1967. Setting: 160-acre rural campus with easy access to Milwaukee. Research spending for 2004 fiscal year: $147,565. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $12,044 per student. Total enrollment: 2,939. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 14:1. 1,667 applied, 68% were admitted. Full-time: 772 students, 59% women, 41% men. Part-time: 2,167 students, 60% women, 40% men. Students come from 3 states and territories, 1% from out-of-state, 0.4% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 0.4% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 55% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: Common Application, electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Recommended: ACT, SAT or ACT, ACCUPLACER/ACT ASSET. Required for some: high school transcript, interview. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $30. Area resident tuition: $2610 full-time. State resident tuition: $16,089 full-time, $87 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $536.30 per credit part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Social organizations: 14 open to all. Most popular organizations: student government, Business Professionals of America, Police Science Club, Lakeshore Student Nurse Association, Dairy Herd Club. Major annual events: Hypnotist, Fun Flicks, Virtual Reality. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols. College housing not available. 15,749 books, 220 serials, 9,931 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $280,669. 720 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

See Lakeland College.

■ LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY L-11

PO Box 599
Appleton, WI 54912-0599
Tel: (920)832-7000
Free: 800-227-0982
Admissions: (920)832-6500
Fax: (920)832-6606
Web Site: http://www.lawrence.edu/

Description:

Independent, 4-year, coed. Awards bachelor's degrees. Founded 1847. Setting: 84-acre small town campus. Endowment: $188.1 million. Research spending for 2004 fiscal year: $722,677. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $9616 per student. Total enrollment: 1,450. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 9:1. 2,060 applied, 68% were admitted. 41% from top 10% of their high school class, 72% from top quarter, 97% from top half. 10 National Merit Scholars, 12 valedictorians. Full-time: 1,383 students, 54% women, 46% men. Part-time: 67 students, 37% women, 63% men. Students come from 49 states and territories, 51 other countries, 56% from out-of-state, 0.3% Native American, 3% Hispanic, 2% black, 3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 8% international, 3% 25 or older, 98% live on campus, 2% transferred in. Retention: 87% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: visual and performing arts; social sciences; foreign languages and literature. Core. Calendar: trimesters. ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, independent study, double major, internships. Off campus study at Associated Colleges of the Midwest, Great Lakes Colleges Association. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, early admission, early decision, early action, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, 2 recommendations, audition for music program. Recommended: minimum 3.0 high school GPA, interview. Required for some: SAT or ACT. Entrance: very difficult. Application deadlines: 1/15, 11/15 for early decision, 12/1 for early action. Notification: 4/1, 12/1 for early decision, 1/15 for early action.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $40. Comprehensive fee: $35,979 includes full-time tuition ($29,376), mandatory fees ($222), and college room and board ($6381). College room only: $2934.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 130 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities; 23% of eligible men and 10% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Lawrence Swing Dancers, Lawrence International, Outdoor Recreation Club, Lawrence Christian Fellowship, Lambda Sigma. Major annual events: Fall Festival, Jazz Celebration Weekend, Midwest Trivia Contest. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, student patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access, evening patrols by trained security personnel. 1,400 college housing spaces available; 1,360 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through senior year. Options: coed, men-only, women-only housing available. Seeley G. Mudd Library with 389,262 books, 104,081 microform titles, 1,744 serials, 19,598 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $1.7 million. 175 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.

Community Environment:

Appleton is a thriving and dynamic small city (pop. 65,000), located in the papermaking center of the country and rated among the best communities in the United States for quality of life. The city is accessible by car, bus, and plane.

■ MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE B-6

3550 Anderson St.
Madison, WI 53704-2599
Tel: (608)246-6100
Admissions: (608)246-6212
Web Site: http://www.matcmadison.edu/matc/

Description:

District-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Wisconsin Technical College System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1911. Setting: 150-acre urban campus. Research spending for 2004 fiscal year: $195,238. Total enrollment: 13,479. 1% from top 10% of their high school class, 31% from top half. Students come from 9 states and territories, 50% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Off campus study at University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission except for data processing, technology, health occupations, quota programs. Option: early admission. Required for some: high school transcript, ACT. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: 7/1. Notification: continuous. Preference given to state residents.

Collegiate Environment:

Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 45 open to all. Most popular organizations: Marketing Club, Minority Networking Groups, Data Processing Management Association, Student Nurses Association, Business Professionals of America. Major annual events: spring picnic, Celebrate Diversity Series, service-learning activities. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Truax-Information Resource Center with 66,000 books, 657 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $921,250. 1,500 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

Home of the state capital and the University of Wisconsin, Madison is a lovely city situated between two lakes. Four campuses are in smaller cities with growing industrial bases.

■ MADISON MEDIA INSTITUTE B-6

2702 Agriculture Dr., Ste. 1
Madison, WI 53718
Tel: (608)829-2728
Free: 800-236-4997
Admissions: (608)663-2000
Fax: (608)829-2661
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.madisonmedia.com/

Description:

Proprietary, 2-year, coed. Awards diplomas and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1969.

■ MARANATHA BAPTIST BIBLE COLLEGE O-10

745 West Main St.
Watertown, WI 53094
Tel: (920)261-9300
Free: 800-622-2947
Admissions: (920)206-2327
Fax: (920)261-9109
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.mbbc.edu/

Description:

Independent Baptist, comprehensive, coed. Awards associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees. Founded 1968. Setting: 60-acre small town campus with easy access to Milwaukee. Endowment: $55,884. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $2705 per student. Total enrollment: 904. 364 applied, 68% were admitted. Full-time: 850 students, 54% women, 46% men. Students come from 42 states and territories, 10 other countries, 68% from out-of-state, 0.2% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 1% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.5% international, 4% 25 or older, 71% live on campus, 0.5% transferred in. Retention: 64% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, accelerated degree program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at Madison Area Technical College. ROTC: Air Force.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: Common Application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, 4 recommendations. Recommended: ACT. Placement: ACT required. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Preference given to Christians.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $40. Comprehensive fee: $13,510 includes full-time tuition ($7680), mandatory fees ($830), and college room and board ($5000). Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course level. Part-time tuition: $240 per semester hour. Part-time tuition varies according to course level.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group. Social organizations:; 100% of eligible men and 100% of eligible women are members. Major annual events: Christmas Festival of Music, semi-annual college play, Commencement. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: student patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 715 college housing spaces available; 480 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through senior year. Options: men-only, women-only housing available. Cedarholm Library and Resource Center with 122,251 books, 146,438 microform titles, 502 serials, 5,550 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $244,615. 61 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.

■ MARIAN COLLEGE OF FOND DU LAC M-11

45 South National Ave.
Fond du Lac, WI 54935-4699
Tel: (920)923-7600
Admissions: (920)923-7650
Fax: (920)923-8755
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.mariancollege.edu/

Description:

Independent Roman Catholic, comprehensive, coed. Awards bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. Founded 1936. Setting: 77-acre small town campus with easy access to Milwaukee. Endowment: $6.3 million. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $4104 per student. Total enrollment: 2,975. Faculty: 285 (78 full-time, 207 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 13:1. 766 applied, 86% were admitted. 11% from top 10% of their high school class, 31% from top quarter, 62% from top half. Full-time: 1,361 students, 74% women, 26% men. Part-time: 716 students, 71% women, 29% men. Students come from 18 states and territories, 7 other countries, 5% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 5% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 41% 25 or older, 33% live on campus, 10% transferred in. Retention: 72% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; health professions and related sciences; education. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, SAT or ACT. Recommended: minimum 2.0 high school GPA, recommendations. Required for some: interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous until 8/15.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $20. Comprehensive fee: $21,775 includes full-time tuition ($16,380), mandatory fees ($325), and college room and board ($5070). College room only: $3350. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to class time and program. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility. Part-time tuition: $280 per credit. Part-time mandatory fees: $80 per term. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to class time, course load, and program.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 30 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities; 13% of eligible men and 11% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Student Senate, Student Nurses Association, Student Education Association, Arts and Humanities Club, Music Performance Organization. Major annual events: Family Weekend, Mardi Gras, Homecoming. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 445 college housing spaces available; 429 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required in freshman year. Option: coed housing available. Cardinal Meyer Library with 90,327 books, 14,978 microform titles, 737 serials, 913 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $432,890. 225 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

Marian College of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin (population 38,000) is located on the edge of the scenic Kettle Moraine region, the dominant glacial formation of Wisconsin. It is less than a mile from beautiful Lake Winnebago. The campus is easily reached by U.S. Highways 41, 45, and 151. There is efficient bus service from other cities and airports. Fond du Lac offers its own cultural attractions: a modern public library, churches, local community theaters, and the Civic Music Center. Students who wish to expand their cultural horizons may easily travel to the nearby cities of Green Bay, Madison, Milwaukee, or Oshkosh.

■ MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY O-12

PO Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
Tel: (414)288-7250
Free: 800-222-6544
Admissions: (414)288-7004
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.marquette.edu/

Description:

Independent Roman Catholic (Jesuit), university, coed. Awards associate, bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and first professional degrees and post-master's certificates. Founded 1881. Setting: 80-acre urban campus. Endowment: $266.8 million. Research spending for 2004 fiscal year: $20.9 million. Total enrollment: 11,594. Faculty: 1,046 (592 full-time, 454 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 15:1. 10,359 applied, 70% were admitted. 34% from top 10% of their high school class, 65% from top quarter, 94% from top half. 16 National Merit Scholars. Full-time: 7,530 students, 55% women, 45% men. Part-time: 480 students, 54% women, 46% men. Students come from 50 states and territories, 82 other countries, 52% from out-of-state, 0.3% Native American, 4% Hispanic, 5% black, 4% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 2% international, 6% 25 or older, 50% live on campus, 2% transferred in. Retention: 90% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; communications/journalism; engineering. Core. Calendar: semesters. ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, honors program, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Les Aspin Center for Government, Washington, DC. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army, Naval, Air Force.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, early admission, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, minimum 2.5 high school GPA, 1 recommendation, SAT or ACT. Recommended: minimum 3.4 high school GPA. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: 12/1. Notification: 1/31.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $30. Comprehensive fee: $33,234 includes full-time tuition ($24,670), mandatory fees ($404), and college room and board ($8160). College room only: $5304. Part-time tuition: $725 per credit. Part-time mandatory fees: $465 per credit.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 180 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities; 5% of eligible men and 7% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: student government, club sports, community service organizations, band/jazz/orchestra, Residence Hall Association. Major annual events: Winter Flurry, Hunger Clean-Up, Midnight Madness Basketball Kick-Off. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service, 24-hour desk attendants in residence halls. 4,404 college housing spaces available; 3,920 were occupied in 2003-04. On-campus residence required through sophomore year. Options: coed, men-only, women-only housing available. Raynor Memorial Libraries plus 1 other with 1.1 million books, 575,652 microform titles, 5,894 serials, 9,332 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $13.8 million. 1,200 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

Located in the heart of the city, students have access to a multitude of social, educational and cultural opportunities. Marquette's mission statement comes alive with the countless opportunities to volunteer. Whether it's tutoring elementary school students or building homes through Habitat for Humanity, Marquette students put the "community" in community service and have been nationally recognized for their efforts. The Milwaukee business district provides students with an excellent chance to network with professionals in their field, or to gain valuable experience through internships or part-time work. Theaters, concerts, and museums offer a fun and relaxing way to expand the college experience and the lakefront recreational area and downtown shopping provide students with a way to unwind after a week of classes.

■ MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE K-8

500 32nd St. North
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494-5599
Tel: (715)422-5300; 888-575-6782
Admissions: (715)422-5446
Fax: (715)422-5440
Web Site: http://www.mstc.edu/

Description:

State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Wisconsin Technical College System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1917. Setting: 155-acre small town campus. Endowment: $1.2 million. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $5646 per student. Total enrollment: 10,737. 1,100 applied, 95% were admitted. Students come from 2 states and territories, 1% from out-of-state, 51% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Placement: ACT ASSET required; SAT or ACT recommended. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Collegiate Environment:

Student-run newspaper. Most popular organizations: Business Professionals of America, Civil Tech Club, Barber and Cosmetology Club, Society of Hosteurs, UICA. Major annual events: Tech Fest, Winter Fest. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. College housing not available. Mid-State Technical College Library with 20,148 books, 910 microform titles, 539 serials, 2,685 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $274,887. 120 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

The college serves the area which includes Mansfield (population 18,200), Stevens Point (population 23,996), and Wisconsin Rapids (population 18,587), the county seat of Wood, near the geographical center of the state of Wisconsin.

■ MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE O-12

700 West State St.
Milwaukee, WI 53233-1443
Tel: (414)297-6600
Admissions: (414)297-6274
Fax: (414)297-7990
Web Site: http://matc.edu

Description:

District-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Wisconsin Technical College System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1912. Setting: urban campus. Total enrollment: 55,992. 10,500 applied, 100% were admitted. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, freshman honors college, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Off campus study.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission for students satisfying minimum degree requirements (students not meeting these requirements are placed in pre-program curricula). Options: Common Application, electronic application. Required: high school transcript, ACCUPLACER. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous until 8/20. Preference given to district residents.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $30. State resident tuition: $2609 full-time. Nonresident tuition: $15,503 full-time. Mandatory fees: $262 full-time, $10 per credit part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course level and program. Part-time fees vary according to course level and program.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Choral group, student-run newspaper. Student services: legal services, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. William F. Rasche Library plus 4 others with 60,847 books, 856 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 1,000 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

Located on the west shore of Lake Michigan, Milwaukee (population 640,000) is the largest city in Wisconsin with all major forms of commercial transportation available. Milwaukee is the nation's brewing center, also a major grain market and manufacturing center. Products of industry are metal, machinery, food, leather, chemicals, textiles, electrical machinery, and other items. The city is headquarters of the Lake States National Forest Region. The county has a park system and many of the units contain public golf courses, tennis courts, and other recreational facilities. Milwaukee's State Fair is held each year in August.

■ MILWAUKEE INSTITUTE OF ART AND DESIGN O-12

273 East Erie St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202-6003
Tel: (414)276-7889; 888-749-MIAD
Admissions: (414)847-3259
Fax: (414)291-8077
Web Site: http://www.miad.edu/

Description:

Independent, 4-year, coed. Awards bachelor's degrees. Founded 1974. Setting: urban campus. Endowment: $2.6 million. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $7500 per student. Total enrollment: 645. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 10:1. 308 applied, 82% were admitted. 8% from top 10% of their high school class, 21% from top quarter, 48% from top half. Full-time: 606 students, 47% women, 53% men. Part-time: 39 students, 49% women, 51% men. Students come from 17 states and territories, 6 other countries, 35% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 7% Hispanic, 3% black, 6% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.2% international, 10% 25 or older, 23% live on campus, 8% transferred in. Retention: 73% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic area with the most degrees conferred: visual and performing arts. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, independent study, double major, summer session for credit, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Off campus study at Marquette University, Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Common Application, electronic application, deferred admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, interview, portfolio. Recommended: minimum 2.0 high school GPA. Required for some: recommendations. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $25. Comprehensive fee: $30,400 includes full-time tuition ($23,100), mandatory fees ($300), and college room and board ($7000). Part-time tuition: $770 per credit hour.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group. Social organizations: 6 open to all. Most popular organizations: student government, Student Gallery Committee, Student Activities Committee, Minority Student Organization, community service. Major annual events: All Student Show-Exhibition, Senior Exhibition, Scholarship Show. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, late night transport-escort service. 165 college housing spaces available; all were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen given priority for college housing. On-campus residence required in freshman year. Option: coed housing available. 23,000 books, 84 serials, 360 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $145,227. 130 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ MILWAUKEE SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING O-12

1025 North Broadway
Milwaukee, WI 53202-3109
Tel: (414)277-7300
Free: 800-332-6763
Admissions: (414)277-6765
Fax: (414)277-7475
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.msoe.edu/

Description:

Independent, comprehensive, coed. Awards bachelor's and master's degrees. Founded 1903. Setting: 15-acre urban campus. Endowment: $54.6 million. Research spending for 2004 fiscal year: $2.9 million. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $11,152 per student. Total enrollment: 2,315. Faculty: 214 (120 full-time, 94 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 12:1. 1,742 applied, 69% were admitted. Full-time: 1,819 students, 18% women, 82% men. Part-time: 273 students, 15% women, 85% men. Students come from 27 states and territories, 19 other countries, 29% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 3% Hispanic, 4% black, 3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 2% international, 10% 25 or older, 52% live on campus, 7% transferred in. Retention: 81% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: engineering; business/marketing; engineering technologies. Core. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c), Naval (c), Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.5 high school GPA, SAT or ACT. Required for some: essay, interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $25. Comprehensive fee: $31,149 includes full-time tuition ($24,960) and college room and board ($6189). College room only: $3969. Part-time tuition: $432 per quarter hour.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 61 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities, local fraternities, local sororities; 3% of eligible men and 5% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Architectural Engineering and Construction Management Societies, Student Athletic Advisory Committee, MAGE, Student Government. Major annual events: Homecoming Week, St. Patrick's Week, Greek Week. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 927 college housing spaces available; 827 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through sophomore year. Option: coed housing available. Walter Schroeder Library with 59,564 books, 79,054 microform titles, 585 serials, 1,428 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $548,207. 125 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

See Milwaukee Area Technical College.

■ MORAINE PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE M-11

235 North National Ave, PO Box 1940
Fond du Lac, WI 54936-1940
Tel: (920)922-8611
Admissions: (920)929-2126
Fax: (920)924-2471
Web Site: http://www.morainepark.edu/

Description:

State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Wisconsin Technical College System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1967. Setting: 40-acre small town campus with easy access to Milwaukee. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $6948 per student. Total enrollment: 7,509. Full-time: 1,197 students, 62% women, 38% men. Part-time: 6,312 students, 55% women, 45% men. Students come from 5 states and territories, 1% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 4% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 51% 25 or older, 0.4% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: electronic application, deferred admission. Required: interview, ACT ASSET, ACCUPLACER. Recommended: high school transcript. Required for some: ACT. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $30. State resident tuition: $2610 full-time, $87 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $16,089 full-time, $536.30 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $250 full-time, $8.35 per credit part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Social organizations: 24 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Programming Board, student government, Corrections Club, HVAC Club, Food Service Executives. Major annual events: student and staff welcome back picnic, Spring Fling. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. College housing not available. Moraine Park Technical College Library/Learning Resource Center with 32,166 books, 630 serials, 13,330 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $560,730.

Community Environment:

See Marian College of Fond du Lac.

■ MOUNT MARY COLLEGE O-12

2900 North Menomonee River Parkway
Milwaukee, WI 53222-4597
Tel: (414)258-4810
Fax: (414)256-1224
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.mtmary.edu/

Description:

Independent Roman Catholic, comprehensive. Awards bachelor's and master's degrees. Founded 1913. Setting: 80-acre urban campus. Endowment: $10.1 million. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $5057 per student. Total enrollment: 1,722. Faculty: 198 (64 full-time, 134 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 9:1. 438 applied. 22% from top 10% of their high school class, 50% from top quarter, 80% from top half. Students come from 8 states and territories, 9 other countries, 3% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 6% Hispanic, 18% black, 4% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 43% 25 or older, 10% live on campus. Retention: 65% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: health professions and related sciences; visual and performing arts; business/marketing. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.5 high school GPA, SAT or ACT. Recommended: interview. Required for some: essay, 2 recommendations. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $25. Comprehensive fee: $22,895 includes full-time tuition ($16,925), mandatory fees ($180), and college room and board ($5790). Room and board charges vary according to board plan. Part-time tuition: $466 per credit. Part-time mandatory fees: $45 per term. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 38 open to all. Most popular organizations: department-affiliated clubs, Campus Ministry, student athletics, student government. Major annual events: Investiture, Christmas Madrigal Dinner, All-School Picnic. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 200 college housing spaces available; 145 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. Option: women-only housing available. Haggerty Library with 654,128 books, 4,000 microform titles, 165 serials, 8,262 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $502,954. 170 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.

Community Environment:

Mount Mary is one of 5 private colleges in Milwaukee. The campus is located on the northwest side of the city, about 15 minutes from the downtown area. It is within walking distance of a shopping mall and restaurants. The city of Milwaukee boasts a major symphony, well-respected dance companies, a beautiful lakefront art museum, and a fine natural history museum. Three professional sports divide the Milwaukee seasons. It is also the ideal site in which to explore various career options.

■ NICOLET AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE G-9

Box 518
Rhinelander, WI 54501-0518
Tel: (715)365-4410
Admissions: (715)365-4451
Fax: (715)365-4445
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nicoletcollege.edu/

Description:

State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Wisconsin Technical College System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1968. Setting: 280-acre rural campus. Total enrollment: 1,945. Students come from 8 states and territories, 2 other countries, 64% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission except for nursing program. Options: electronic application, early admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA. Recommended: ACT. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous. Preference given to district residents.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $25. State resident tuition: $3491 full-time, $109.10 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $9995 full-time, $312.35 per credit part-time. Full-time tuition varies according to course level, degree level, and reciprocity agreements. Part-time tuition varies according to course level, degree level, and reciprocity agreements.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, student-run newspaper. Student services: personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. College housing not available. Richard Brown Library with 38,369 books, 598 serials, and an OPAC. 100 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

The county seat for Oneida County, Rhinelander (population 8,218) is a summer and winter resort, located in the most concentrated lake area of the Middle West. Rhinelander has one of the largest paper mills under one roof in America. All commercial transportation is available. Parks and many lakes and trout streams and rivers provide facilities for all water sports and fishing. The Logging Museum is a reproduction of a logging camp with living quarters. Also on display is a narrow gauge engine built in 1879.

■ NORTHCENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE J-8

1000 West Campus Dr.
Wausau, WI 54401-1899
Tel: (715)675-3331
Fax: (715)675-9776
Web Site: http://www.ntc.edu/

Description:

District-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Wisconsin Technical College System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1912. Setting: 96-acre rural campus. Endowment: $1.4 million. Research spending for 2004 fiscal year: $93,000. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $5126 per student. Total enrollment: 3,734. Full-time: 1,276 students, 54% women, 46% men. Part-time: 2,458 students, 64% women, 36% men. Students come from 3 states and territories, 2 other countries, 1% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 0.1% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 65% 25 or older, 4% transferred in. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission except for technical nursing, dental hygiene programs. Options: Common Application, electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Required for some: interview. Placement: ACCUPLACER required for some. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous. Preference given to district residents.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $25. State resident tuition: $2415 full-time, $80.50 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $15,309 full-time, $510.30 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $392 full-time, $8.20 per credit part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course level, course load, and program. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course level, course load, and program. College room and board: $3952. Room and board charges vary according to board plan.

Collegiate Environment:

Student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 3 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Governing Board, International Club, Habitat for Humanity, Nursing Club, Delta Epsilon Chi (marketing club). Major annual events: Sno-Fest (winter carnival), Career Week, Spring Fling. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, late night transport-escort service. Northcentral Technical College, Wausau Campus plus 1 other with 30,000 books, 400 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $260,878. 1,200 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

The Wausau area (population 70,000) is one of the major industrial centers in the state. Over 70 highly diversified industries are located here, producing over 40 different products. The area is one of the nation's leading producers of cheddar cheese, and it is a major center of dairy farming in both the state and nation and a leading exporter of ginseng. The community offers many cultural and recreational programs plus an excellent public school system. The school works closely with the branch campus of the University of Wisconsin to maximize use of facilities and programs and to eliminate duplication.

■ NORTHEAST WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE K-12

2740 W Mason St., PO Box 19042
Green Bay, WI 54307-9042
Tel: (920)498-5400
Free: 800-422-6982
Admissions: (920)498-5425
Web Site: http://www.nwtc.edu/

Description:

State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Wisconsin Technical College System. Awards certificates, diplomas, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1913. Setting: 192-acre suburban campus. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $7150 per student. Total enrollment: 8,760. 4,258 applied, 46% were admitted. Full-time: 3,001 students, 53% women, 47% men. Part-time: 5,759 students, 63% women, 37% men. Students come from 3 states and territories, 89% from out-of-state, 3% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 1% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 55% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs.

Entrance Requirements:

Option: early admission. Required for some: high school transcript. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Preference given to state residents.

Collegiate Environment:

Social organizations: 33 open to all. Most popular organizations: Skills USA, Wisconsin Marketing Management Association, Business Professionals of America, Auto Club, Architectural Club. Major annual events: graduation ceremonies, academic awards, on-campus entertainment. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. 22,250 books and 450 serials. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $547,150. 395 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

Green Bay, population 92,000 and the oldest permanent settlement in Wisconsin, is in an important harbor for the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway System. Industries in the area include shipping, cheese producing, paper, and jobbers wholesale and distribution. Points of interest are the Bay Beach Park, Heritage Hill Park, Neville Public Museum, Cotton House, Fort Howard Hospital Museum, Lambeau Stadium, National Railroad Museum, Tank Cottage, and the Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame.

■ NORTHLAND COLLEGE D-5

1411 Ellis Ave.
Ashland, WI 54806-3925
Tel: (715)682-1699
Free: 800-753-1040
Admissions: (715)682-1224
Fax: (715)682-1258
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.northland.edu/

Description:

Independent, 4-year, coed, affiliated with United Church of Christ. Awards bachelor's degrees. Founded 1892. Setting: 130-acre small town campus. Endowment: $19 million. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $5533 per student. Total enrollment: 739. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 13:1. 804 applied, 75% were admitted. 26% from top 10% of their high school class, 50% from top quarter, 78% from top half. 1 valedictorian. Full-time: 649 students, 56% women, 44% men. Part-time: 90 students, 70% women, 30% men. Students come from 44 states and territories, 7 other countries, 67% from out-of-state, 3% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 2% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 12% 25 or older, 60% live on campus, 8% transferred in. Retention: 86% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: education; natural resources/environmental science; business/marketing. Core. Calendar: 4-4-1. Services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Off campus study at members of the May Term Consortium, Allegheny College, Beloit College, Ecoleaglue. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Common Application, electronic application, early admission, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, 1 recommendation, SAT or ACT. Recommended: minimum 2.0 high school GPA, interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: 5/1. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. Comprehensive fee: $26,680 includes full-time tuition ($20,188), mandatory fees ($601), and college room and board ($5891). College room only: $2384. Part-time tuition: $390 per credit.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 36 open to all; local sororities. Most popular organizations: Psi Chi, the National Honor Society in Psychology, Northland College Student Association, Native American Student Association, Northland Greens, 'N' Club. Major annual events: Book Across the Bay, Snow Fest, Spring Fling. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, controlled dormitory access. 580 college housing spaces available; 436 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through sophomore year. Options: coed, men-only, women-only housing available. Dexter Library with 75,000 books, 260 serials, and an OPAC. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $250,842. 120 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.

Community Environment:

Ashland (population 9,615) is located on Lake Superior near the Chequamegon National Forest.

■ RIPON COLLEGE M-10

300 Seward St., PO Box 248
Ripon, WI 54971
Tel: (920)748-8115
Free: 800-947-4766
Admissions: (920)748-8185
Fax: (920)748-7243
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ripon.edu/

Description:

Independent, 4-year, coed. Awards bachelor's degrees. Founded 1851. Setting: 250-acre small town campus with easy access to Milwaukee. Endowment: $46.6 million. Research spending for 2004 fiscal year: $61,659. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $9249 per student. Total enrollment: 979. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 13:1. 976 applied, 81% were admitted. 23% from top 10% of their high school class, 50% from top quarter, 87% from top half. Full-time: 953 students, 50% women, 50% men. Part-time: 26 students, 65% women, 35% men. Students come from 35 states and territories, 13 other countries, 25% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 3% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 2% international, 1% 25 or older, 90% live on campus, 3% transferred in. Retention: 84% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: education; social sciences; biological/life sciences. Core. Calendar: semesters. Services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, double major, part-time degree program, internships. Off campus study at American University, Newberry Library, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, University of Chicago, Associated Colleges of the Midwest Wilderness Field Station. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, deferred admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, 1 recommendation, SAT or ACT. Recommended: interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $30. Comprehensive fee: $28,497 includes full-time tuition ($22,162), mandatory fees ($275), and college room and board ($6060). College room only: $3030. Part-time tuition: $890 per credit.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 45 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities, local fraternities, local sororities; 27% of eligible men and 16% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Environmental Group, Student Senate, Community Service Coalition, SMAC (Student Media and Activities Committee). Major annual events: Springfest, Winterfest, Frisbee Golf Tournament. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 944 college housing spaces available; 740 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through senior year. Options: coed, men-only, women-only housing available. Lane Library with 163,615 books, 23,820 microform titles, 939 serials, 376 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $356,195. 150 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.

Community Environment:

Students who select Ripon seek a small-town community and enjoy the recreational opportunities of Green Lake. In east central Wisconsin, the town is a one and one-half hour drive to Madison and Milwaukee, and 3 hours from Chicago. Various community groups encourage student participation in service-oriented activities.

■ ST. NORBERT COLLEGE K-12

100 Grant St.
De Pere, WI 54115-2099
Tel: (920)337-3181
Free: 800-236-4878
Admissions: (920)403-3005
Fax: (920)403-4088
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.snc.edu/

Description:

Independent Roman Catholic, comprehensive, coed. Awards bachelor's and master's degrees. Founded 1898. Setting: 92-acre suburban campus. Endowment: $52.6 million. Research spending for 2004 fiscal year: $588,974. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $6601 per student. Total enrollment: 2,050. Faculty: 177 (109 full-time, 68 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 14:1. 1,683 applied, 86% were admitted. 27% from top 10% of their high school class, 56% from top quarter, 90% from top half. 4 National Merit Scholars, 15 class presidents, 14 valedictorians. Full-time: 1,922 students, 57% women, 43% men. Part-time: 65 students, 54% women, 46% men. Students come from 26 states and territories, 21 other countries, 27% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 1% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 2% international, 4% 25 or older, 75% live on campus, 2% transferred in. Retention: 88% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; education; communications/journalism. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, internships. Off campus study at Higher Education Consortium for Urban Affairs, American University. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, early admission, early decision, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, 1 recommendation, SAT or ACT. Required for some: interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadlines: Rolling, 12/1 for early decision. Notification: continuous, 12/15 for early decision. Preference given to children of alumni, siblings of current or former students, dependents of employees.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $25. Comprehensive fee: $28,577 includes full-time tuition ($22,209), mandatory fees ($300), and college room and board ($6068). College room only: $3212. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Room and board charges vary according to board plan, housing facility, and student level. Part-time tuition: $694 per credit. Part-time tuition varies according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 70 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities, local fraternities, local sororities; 9% of eligible men and 13% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Yes Your Entertainment Service, Student Government Association, Residence Hall Association. Major annual events: Homecoming, Family Weekend/Fall Fest, holiday dinner in dining room. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access, crime prevention programs. 1,525 college housing spaces available; 1,488 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through senior year. Options: coed, women-only housing available. Todd Wehr Library with 217,248 books, 29,318 microform titles, 648 serials, 6,411 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $917,276. 219 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ SILVER LAKE COLLEGE L-13

2406 South Alverno Rd.
Manitowoc, WI 54220-9319
Tel: (920)684-6691
Admissions: (920)686-6208
Fax: (920)684-7082
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.sl.edu/

Description:

Independent Roman Catholic, comprehensive, coed. Awards associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees. Founded 1869. Setting: 30-acre rural campus with easy access to Milwaukee. Endowment: $5.1 million. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $5109 per student. Total enrollment: 913. Faculty: 168 (42 full-time, 126 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 9:1. 102 applied, 83% were admitted. 3% from top 10% of their high school class, 23% from top quarter, 24% from top half. Full-time: 214 students, 80% women, 20% men. Part-time: 415 students, 70% women, 30% men. Students come from 4 states and territories, 1 other country, 4% from out-of-state, 4% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 0.2% black, 0.5% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.2% international, 65% 25 or older, 3% live on campus, 10% transferred in. Retention: 66% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; education; psychology. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, SAT or ACT. Required for some: interview, audition. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: 8/31. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $35. Tuition: $17,108 full-time, $525 per credit part-time. College room only: $4400.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 12 open to all. Most popular organizations: Campus Ministry projects, education-related clubs. Major annual events: Martin Luther King Day events, School liturgies, Student Forum meetings. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. 32 college housing spaces available; 28 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen given priority for college housing. On-campus residence required in freshman year. Options: men-only, women-only housing available. The Erma M. and Theodore M. Zigmunt Library with 60,466 books, 2,161 microform titles, 301 serials, 11,501 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $156,307. 50 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

The communities of Manitowoc and Two Rivers were founded in 1838 and are located on the shore of Lake Michigan with convenient access to major Wisconsin cities. This industrial and tourism-based community has 37 churches, 3 modern hospitals, museums, and numerous parks and recreation areas.

■ SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE P-6

1800 Bronson Blvd.
Fennimore, WI 53809-9778
Tel: (608)822-3262
Fax: (608)822-6019
Web Site: http://www.swtc.edu/

Description:

State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Wisconsin Technical College System. Awards certificates, diplomas, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1967. Setting: 53-acre rural campus. Endowment: $935,000. Research spending for 2004 fiscal year: $112,925. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $7055 per student. Total enrollment: 1,861. Full-time: 778 students, 49% women, 51% men. Part-time: 1,083 students, 54% women, 46% men. Students come from 4 states and territories, 1% from out-of-state, 0.3% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 1% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 29% 25 or older, 3% live on campus. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission except for nursing program. Options: electronic application, early admission. Required: high school transcript, interview. Placement: TABE required. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Preference given to district residents.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 7 open to all. Most popular organizations: Business Professionals of America, Vocational Industrial Clubs of America, Health Occupations Students of America, Marketing and Management Association. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. 62 college housing spaces available; all were occupied in 2003-04. Option: coed housing available. Southwest Technical College Library plus 1 other with 25,000 books, 60 microform titles, 307 serials, 5,000 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $141,025. 250 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-WISCONSIN CAMPUS O-12

20075 Watertower Blvd.
Brookfield, WI 53045-6608
Tel: (262)785-0608
Free: 800-228-7240
Admissions: (480)557-1712
Fax: (262)785-0608
Web Site: http://www.phoenix.edu/

Description:

Proprietary, comprehensive, coed. Awards bachelor's and master's degrees. Founded 2001. Setting: urban campus. Total enrollment: 1,357. Faculty: 217 (8 full-time, 209 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 5:1. 59 applied. Full-time: 1,067 students, 59% women, 41% men. 0% from out-of-state, 0.4% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 5% black, 0.4% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 5% international, 90% 25 or older. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; computer and information sciences. Core. Calendar: continuous. Advanced placement, accelerated degree program, independent study, distance learning, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, graduate courses open to undergrads.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Option: deferred admission. Required: 1 recommendation. Required for some: high school transcript. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $110. Tuition: $10,785 full-time, $359.50 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $560 full-time, $70 per course part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

College housing not available. University Library with 444 books, 666 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. System-wide operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $3.2 million.

■ UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-BARABOO/SAUK COUNTY N-8

1006 Connie Rd.
Baraboo, WI 53913-1015
Tel: (608)356-8351
Admissions: (608)355-5255
Fax: (608)356-4074
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.baraboo.uwc.edu/

Description:

State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of University of Wisconsin System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1968. Setting: 68-acre small town campus. Total enrollment: 548. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 16:1. 8% from top 10% of their high school class, 31% from top quarter, 67% from top half. Students come from 3 states and territories, 3 other countries, 1% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 0.4% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 19% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, internships. Off campus study at other units of the University of Wisconsin Colleges, four-year campuses of the University of Wisconsin and University of Wisconsin Extension, also UW Colleges distance learning, University of Plymouth Colleges, England. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, SAT or ACT. Recommended: ACT. Required for some: interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous until 8/31. Preference given to racial minorities.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $35. State resident tuition: $4296 full-time, $180.85 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $12,992 full-time, $543.35 per credit part-time. Part-time tuition varies according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 10 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Government Association, chorus and band, dance team, Gaming Club, Business Club. Major annual events: Boo Bash, Welcome Picnic, Packer parties/bonfires. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. College housing not available. T. N. Savides Library with 45,000 books, 52 microform titles, 300 serials, 940 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $120,000. 50 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-BARRON COUNTY H-3

1800 College Dr.
Rice Lake, WI 54868-2497
Tel: (715)234-8176
Admissions: (715)234-8024
Web Site: http://www.barron.uwc.edu/

Description:

State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of University of Wisconsin System. Awards transfer associate degrees. Founded 1966. Setting: 142-acre small town campus. Total enrollment: 616. 300 applied, 99% were admitted. 4% from top 10% of their high school class, 14% from top quarter, 44% from top half. Students come from 2 states and territories, 20% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships. Off campus study at other units of the University of Wisconsin Colleges, four-year campuses of the University of Wisconsin. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: electronic application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, ACT. Required for some: essay, 1 recommendation. Placement: SAT or ACT required. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: 9/15. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $35. State resident tuition: $3996 full-time, $165 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $12,676 full-time, $528 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $373 full-time, $16 per credit part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to reciprocity agreements. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to reciprocity agreements.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Most popular organizations: Phi Theta Kappa, student government, Encore, Delta Psi Omega, Sociology Club. Major annual events: Humanities Day, Spring Fling. Student services: health clinic. College housing not available. Main library plus 1 other with 39,479 books, 233 serials, and an OPAC. 50 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE J-4

PO Box 4004
Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004
Tel: (715)836-2637
Admissions: (715)836-5415
Fax: (715)836-2380
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.uwec.edu/

Description:

State-supported, comprehensive, coed. Part of University of Wisconsin System. Awards associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees and post-master's certificates. Founded 1916. Setting: 333-acre urban campus. Endowment: $25 million. Research spending for 2004 fiscal year: $984,000. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $5021 per student. Total enrollment: 10,566. Faculty: 508 (401 full-time, 107 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 20:1. 7,134 applied, 70% were admitted. 23% from top 10% of their high school class, 60% from top quarter, 95% from top half. 4 National Merit Scholars, 63 valedictorians. Full-time: 9,374 students, 59% women, 41% men. Part-time: 689 students, 62% women, 38% men. Students come from 21 states and territories, 45 other countries, 22% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 0.5% black, 3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 8% 25 or older, 38% live on campus, 5% transferred in. Retention: 83% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; education; health professions and related sciences. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at National Student Exchange. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: electronic application, early admission. Required: high school transcript, rank in upper 50% of high school class, SAT or ACT. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $35. State resident tuition: $5178 full-time, $215.59 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $15,224 full-time, $634.18 per credit part-time. Full-time tuition varies according to reciprocity agreements. Part-time tuition varies according to reciprocity agreements. College room and board: $4737. College room only: $2540. Room and board charges vary according to board plan.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, marching band, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 150 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities; 1% of eligible men and 1% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: American Marketing Association, Beta Upsilon Sigma, International Greek Association, Student Information Management Society, Hobnailers. Major annual events: Viennese Ball, Homecoming, Winter Carnival. Student services: legal services, health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 3,924 college housing spaces available; 3,855 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required in freshman year. Options: coed, men-only, women-only housing available. William D. McIntyre Library plus 1 other with 764,275 books, 1.4 million microform titles, 2,448 serials, 17,676 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $2.9 million. 1,150 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.

Community Environment:

Eau Claire is a cultural, commercial, educational, and medical center in west-central Wisconsin. The city, which is located at the confluence of the Eau Claire and Chippewa Rivers, is served by air and bus lines. Community facilities and services include numerous hotels, motels, hospitals, churches, restaurants, shopping areas, a public library and YMCA, as well as numerous civic organizations and clubs. The city and the surrounding area abound in colorful, natural beauty and offers numerous year-round recreational activities. Local lakes and parks provide opportunities to enjoy aquatic sports, golf, skiing, skating, tennis, baseball, and many other sports.

■ UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-FOND DU LAC M-11

400 University Dr.
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
Tel: (920)929-3600
Admissions: (920)929-3606
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.fdl.uwc.edu/

Description:

State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of University of Wisconsin System. Awards transfer associate degrees. Founded 1968. Setting: 182-acre small town campus with easy access to Milwaukee. Total enrollment: 716. 6% from top 10% of their high school class, 23% from top quarter, 46% from top half. Full-time: 454 students, 57% women, 43% men. Part-time: 262 students, 61% women, 39% men. Students come from 3 states and territories, 1% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 1% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 16% 25 or older. Retention: 58% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement, 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. ROTC: Army (c).

Entrance Requirements:

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

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group. Social organizations: 8 open to all. Most popular organizations: student government, Campus Ambassadors, Phi Theta Kappa, drama. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. College housing not available. 41,891 books and 160 serials. 50 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-FOX VALLEY L-11

1478 Midway Rd.
Menasha, WI 54952
Tel: (920)832-2600; 888-INFOUWC
Admissions: (920)832-2620
Fax: (920)832-2647
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.uwfoxvalley.uwc.edu/

Description:

State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of University of Wisconsin System. Awards transfer associate degrees. Founded 1933. Setting: 33-acre urban campus. Total enrollment: 1,797. 569 applied, 80% were admitted. 3% from top 10% of their high school class, 15% from top quarter, 43% from top half. 2 valedictorians. Students come from 3 states and territories, 4 other countries, 1% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 1% black, 3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, honors program, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs. Off campus study at other units of the University of Wisconsin Colleges, four-year campuses of the University of Wisconsin.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Common Application, early admission. Required: high school transcript, ACT. Entrance: minimally difficult. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

State resident tuition: $4196 full-time, $177 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $12,896 full-time, $528.21 per credit part-time. Full-time tuition varies according to course load. Part-time tuition varies according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 29 open to all. Most popular organizations: Business Club, Education Club, Earth Science Club, Computer Science Club, Political Science Club. Major annual events: Honors Convocation and Commencement, Campus Picnic. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. College housing not available. 29,000 books, 230 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 52 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-GREEN BAY K-12

2420 Nicolet Dr.
Green Bay, WI 54311-7001
Tel: (920)465-2000; 888-367-8942
Admissions: (920)465-2111
Fax: (920)465-2032
Web Site: http://www.uwgb.edu/

Description:

State-supported, comprehensive, coed. Part of University of Wisconsin System. Awards associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees. Founded 1968. Setting: 700-acre suburban campus. Endowment: $7.7 million. Research spending for 2004 fiscal year: $957,426. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $4448 per student. Total enrollment: 5,826. Faculty: 279 (179 full-time, 100 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 23:1. 3,350 applied, 66% were admitted. Full-time: 4,519 students, 65% women, 35% men. Part-time: 1,103 students, 70% women, 30% men. Students come from 34 states and territories, 29 other countries, 5% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 1% black, 3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 17% 25 or older, 34% live on campus, 9% transferred in. Retention: 76% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; psychology; biological/life sciences. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at National Student Exchange. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: electronic application, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.25 high school GPA, minimum ACT score of 17, SAT or ACT. Recommended: essay. Required for some: recommendations, interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Notification: continuous until 8/15.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $35. State resident tuition: $4277 full-time, $178 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $14,323 full-time, $597 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $1148 full-time, $38 per credit hour part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to reciprocity agreements. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to reciprocity agreements. College room and board: $4698. College room only: $2772. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, marching band, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 80 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities, local fraternities, local sororities; 1% of eligible men and 1% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Good Times, Psychology and Human Development Club, Ambassadors, Residence Hall Apartment Association, Student Government Association. Major annual events: Welcome Week, Frost Fest, Senior Celebration. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 1,900 college housing spaces available; 1,883 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen given priority for college housing. Option: coed housing available. Cofrin Library with 333,482 books, 714,166 microform titles, 5,512 serials, 45,396 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $1.3 million. 550 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.

Community Environment:

Green Bay, a trading and transportation center in Northeastern Wisconsin, is a city of approximately 90,000 inhabitants located in Wisconsin's third largest population area. The city has an outstanding regional museum, an excellent public library system and many parks. A community symphony orchestra, community chorus and several theater groups provide cultural enrichment and added opportunities for participation and performance by qualified students. Nearby resort areas provide a variety of recreational opportunities and summer jobs for students. The university is easy to reach by air, bus or interstate highway.

■ UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-LA CROSSE M-4

1725 State St.
La Crosse, WI 54601-3742
Tel: (608)785-8000
Admissions: (608)785-8939
Fax: (608)785-6695
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.uwlax.edu

Description:

State-supported, comprehensive, coed. Part of University of Wisconsin System. Awards associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees. Founded 1909. Setting: 121-acre suburban campus. Endowment: $12.7 million. Research spending for 2004 fiscal year: $3.9 million. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $4435 per student. Total enrollment: 9,397. Faculty: 448 (339 full-time, 109 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 22:1. 6,347 applied, 67% were admitted. 30% from top 10% of their high school class, 80% from top quarter, 97% from top half. 59 valedictorians. Full-time: 7,720 students, 59% women, 41% men. Part-time: 413 students, 58% women, 42% men. Students come from 35 states and territories, 42 other countries, 16% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 1% black, 3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 5% 25 or older, 36% live on campus, 4% transferred in. Retention: 90% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; parks and recreation; social sciences. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, freshman honors college, honors program, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at Viterbo College. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: electronic application, early admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, SAT or ACT. Recommended: essay, ACT. Required for some: interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $35. State resident tuition: $5225 full-time, $230 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $15,271 full-time, $649 per credit hour part-time. Full-time tuition varies according to program and reciprocity agreements. Part-time tuition varies according to course load, program, and reciprocity agreements. College room and board: $4820. College room only: $2720. Room and board charges vary according to board plan.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, marching band, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 140 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities; 1% of eligible men and 1% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Sports and Activities Club, Residential Hall Council. Major annual events: Homecoming, Parents' Weekend, Air Band. Student services: legal 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. 2,889 college housing spaces available; 2,733 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen given priority for college housing. On-campus residence required in freshman year. Options: coed, women-only housing available. Murphy Library with 673,060 books, 1.2 million microform titles, 1,750 serials, 2,384 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $2.3 million. 600 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.

Community Environment:

Founded in 1842 as an Indian trading post, La Crosse is situated on the east bank of the Mississippi River in southern Wisconsin. It is approximately midway between Minneapolis-St. Paul and Chicago. Noted for its exceptional natural beauty and outstanding recreational opportunities, the city is the industrial, commercial and medical center of Wisconsin's famous"Coulee Country." The population is approximately 50,000. All commercial transportation is convenient.

■ UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON B-6

500 Lincoln Dr.
Madison, WI 53706-1380
Tel: (608)262-1234
Admissions: (608)262-3961
Fax: (608)262-1429
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.wisc.edu/

Description:

State-supported, university, coed. Part of University of Wisconsin System. Awards bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and first professional degrees and post-master's and first professional certificates. Founded 1848. Setting: 1,050-acre urban campus with easy access to Milwaukee. Endowment: $1 billion. Research spending for 2004 fiscal year: $645.1 million. Total enrollment: 41,480. Faculty: 2,975 (2,365 full-time, 610 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 13:1. 21,682 applied, 68% were admitted. 56% from top 10% of their high school class, 91% from top quarter, 99% from top half. Full-time: 27,441 students, 54% women, 46% men. Part-time: 2,665 students, 53% women, 47% men. Students come from 54 states and territories, 110 other countries, 30% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 3% Hispanic, 3% black, 5% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 3% international, 5% 25 or older, 24% live on campus, 4% transferred in. Retention: 94% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: social sciences; biological/life sciences; engineering. Calendar: semesters. ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army, Naval, Air Force.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: electronic application, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, SAT or ACT. Entrance: very difficult. Application deadline: 2/1. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $35. State resident tuition: $6284 full-time, $264 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $20,284 full-time, $847 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $333 full-time, $30 per credit part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to degree level and reciprocity agreements. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load, degree level, and reciprocity agreements. College room and board: $6500. Room and board charges vary according to board plan, housing facility, and location.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, marching band, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 690 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities; 9% of eligible men and 8% of eligible women are members. 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, free cab rides throughout the city. 6,600 college housing spaces available; all were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen given priority for college housing. Options: coed, men-only, women-only housing available. Memorial Library plus 40 others with an OPAC and a Web page.

Community Environment:

Founded in 1836, the city was named for James Madison, the fourth President of the United States, and is the capital of Wisconsin. Madison is the center of one of the richest dairy regions in America and has over 200 industries. The city is also important as a medical center with its 12 hospitals and its manufacturing of precision surgical instruments. Recreational facilities include 10 golf courses, 3 of which are public, tennis courts, and a number of beaches for water sports. Fishing boats are for hire. Points of interest are the Henry Vilas Park Zoo, Nevin Fish Hatchery, U.S. Forest Products Laboratory, State Historical Society Museum, and the Wisconsin State Capitol which is one of the most impressive in the United States.

■ UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MANITOWOC L-13

705 Viebahn St.
Manitowoc, WI 54220-6699
Tel: (920)683-4700
Admissions: (920)683-4708
Fax: (920)683-4776
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.manitowoc.uwc.edu/

Description:

State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of University of Wisconsin System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1935. Setting: 50-acre small town campus with easy access to Milwaukee. Total enrollment: 643. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 24:1. 320 applied, 91% were admitted. 2% from top 10% of their high school class, 11% from top quarter, 25% from top half. Students come from 3 states and territories, 1% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 0.2% black, 3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 23% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, 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, early admission. Required: high school transcript, minimum X high school GPA, ACT, SAT or ACT. Required for some: essay, interview. Entrance: minimally difficult. Notification: continuous until 7/1, continuous until 7/1 for nonresidents.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $35. Area resident tuition: $165.71 per credit part-time. State resident tuition: $3,977 full-time, $528.21 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $12,677 full-time, $528.21 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $211 full-time, $8.64 per credit part-time, $8.64.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 4 open to all. Most popular organizations: Business Club, Drama Club, Music Club, Phi Kappa Theta, Environmental Awareness. College housing not available. 25,750 books, 150 serials, and an OPAC. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $80,000. 50 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MARATHON COUNTY J-8

518 South Seventh Ave.
Wausau, WI 54401-5396
Tel: (715)261-6100; 888-367-8962
Admissions: (715)261-6238
Fax: (715)261-6333
Web Site: http://www.uwmc.uwc.edu/

Description:

State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of University of Wisconsin System. Awards transfer associate degrees. Founded 1933. Setting: 7-acre small town campus. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $2600 per student. Total enrollment: 1,303. 6% from top 10% of their high school class, 20% from top quarter, 52% from top half. Full-time: 883 students, 51% women, 49% men. Part-time: 420 students, 60% women, 40% men. 0.5% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 1% black, 7% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 21% 25 or older, 16% live on campus. Retention: 100% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, honors program, 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. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Common Application, electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: ACT. Recommended: minimum 2.0 high school GPA. Required for some: interview. Entrance: minimally difficult.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $35. State resident tuition: $4000 full-time, $175 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $13,000 full-time, $545 per credit part-time. College room and board: $3800. Room and board charges vary according to board plan.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 12 open to all. Most popular organizations: Fiercely Independent Theatre, Ski Club, Ten Percent Society, Unity, Tempo. Major annual events: chorale/swing choir concerts, Educational Assistance Through Scholarships (EATS), Student-Faculty Basketball Game. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, controlled dormitory access. 160 college housing spaces available; all were occupied in 2003-04. Option: coed housing available. University of Wisconsin-Marathon Library with 37,000 books, 150 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 50 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ 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. 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.

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.

■ UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MARSHFIELD/WOOD COUNTY J-7

2000 West 5th St.
Marshfield, WI 54449
Tel: (715)389-6500
Web Site: http://marshfield.uwc.edu/

Description:

State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of University of Wisconsin System. Awards transfer associate degrees. Founded 1964. Setting: 71-acre small town campus. Endowment: $500,000. Total enrollment: 643. 322 applied, 93% were admitted. 8% from top 10% of their high school class, 17% from top quarter, 55% from top half. 2 National Merit Scholars, 1 class president, 10 student government officers. Students come from 2 states and territories, 1 other country, 1% from out-of-state, 2% Native American, 0.2% Hispanic, 1% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.2% international, 25% 25 or older. Retention: 99% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external 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. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Common Application, electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, SAT or ACT. Required for some: essay, recommendations, interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 10 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Nurses Association, student newspaper, literary magazine, Student Education Association, Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship. Major annual events: Fall Picnic, campus plays, Spring Picnic. Campus security: 24-hour patrols, patrols by city police. College housing not available. Learning Resource Center with 35,000 books, 185 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $80,151. 60 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE O-12

PO Box 413
Milwaukee, WI 53201-0413
Tel: (414)229-1122
Admissions: (414)229-3800
Fax: (414)229-6940
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.uwm.edu/

Description:

State-supported, university, coed. Part of University of Wisconsin System. Awards bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees and post-master's certificates. Founded 1956. Setting: 90-acre urban campus. Total enrollment: 27,502. 11,238 applied, 81% were admitted. 7% from top 10% of their high school class, 26% from top quarter, 67% from top half. Full-time: 18,856 students, 53% women, 47% men. Part-time: 4,060 students, 56% women, 44% men. Students come from 53 states and territories, 2% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 4% Hispanic, 7% black, 4% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 19% 25 or older, 13% live on campus, 7% transferred in. Retention: 71% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; education; health professions and related sciences. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at University of Wisconsin-Parkside. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c), Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Option: deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, SAT or ACT, ACT for state residents. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: 8/1. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $35. State resident tuition: $5494 full-time, $228.93 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $18,246 full-time, $760.26 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $730 full-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to location, program, and reciprocity agreements. Part-time tuition varies according to course load, location, program, and reciprocity agreements. College room and board: $4922. College room only: $2988. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, marching band, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: national fraternities, national sororities, local fraternities. Major annual event: homecoming. Student services: legal services, health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, late night transport-escort service. Option: coed housing available. Golda Meir Library with 1.4 million books, 1.7 million microform titles, 8,240 serials, 37,376 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 310 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

Located on the west shore of Lake Michigan, Milwaukee (population 640,000) is the largest city in Wisconsin. All major forms of commercial transportation are available. Milwaukee is the nation's brewing center, as well as a major grain market and manufacturing center. Products of industry are metal, machinery, food, leather, chemicals, textiles, electrical machinery, and other items. The city is the headquarters of the Lake States National Forest Region. The county has a park system and many of the units contain public golf courses, tennis courts, and other recreational facilities. Wisconsin's State Fair is held each year in August.

■ UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-OSHKOSH L-11

800 Algoma Blvd.
Oshkosh, WI 54901
Tel: (920)424-1234
Admissions: (920)424-0202
Fax: (920)424-1098
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.uwosh.edu/

Description:

State-supported, comprehensive, coed. Part of University of Wisconsin System. Awards associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees. Founded 1871. Setting: 192-acre suburban campus with easy access to Milwaukee. Endowment: $350,000. Research spending for 2004 fiscal year: $750,000. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $9100 per student. Total enrollment: 10,997. Faculty: 566 (381 full-time, 185 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 20:1. 4,777 applied, 79% were admitted. 11% from top 10% of their high school class, 38% from top quarter, 89% from top half. Full-time: 8,538 students, 59% women, 41% men. Part-time: 1,202 students, 64% women, 36% men. Students come from 30 states and territories, 32 other countries, 3% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 1% black, 3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 16% 25 or older, 34% live on campus, 10% transferred in. Retention: 76% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; education; health professions and related sciences. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: electronic application, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, rank in upper 50% of high school class or ACT composite score of 23 or above, SAT or ACT, ACT required for state residents. Recommended: essay. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $35. State resident tuition: $4,981 full-time, $209 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $15,027 full-time, $628 per credit hour part-time. Full-time tuition varies according to reciprocity agreements. Part-time tuition varies according to reciprocity agreements. College room and board: $4884. College room only: $2784. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 175 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities; 3% of eligible men and 3% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: USRH, Model UN, Pi Sigma Epsilon, Human Services Organization. Major annual events: Homecoming, Winter Carnival, Taste of UW Oshkosh. Student services: legal services, health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 3,571 college housing spaces available. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through sophomore year. Options: coed, women-only housing available. Forrest R. Polk Library with 446,774 books, 1.3 million microform titles, 5,219 serials, 9,102 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $3.4 million. 475 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.

Community Environment:

A city of 60,000, Oshkosh is situated between Lake Winnebago and Lake Butte des Morts. The Fox River runs through the city with parks and marinas dotting its shores. At historic Wittman Field, the Experimental Aircraft Association's annual international convention is the world's largest.

■ UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PARKSIDE Q-13

900 Wood Rd., Box 2000
Kenosha, WI 53141-2000
Tel: (262)595-2345
Admissions: (262)595-2784
Fax: (262)595-2630
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.uwp.edu/

Description:

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: $949,351. Research spending for 2004 fiscal year: $829,600. Total enrollment: 4,944. Faculty: 313 (181 full-time, 132 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 18:1. 1,868 applied, 92% were admitted. 5% from top 10% of their high school class, 23% from top quarter, 56% from top half. Full-time: 3,545 students, 55% women, 45% men. Part-time: 1,308 students, 61% women, 39% men. Students come from 24 states and territories, 27 other countries, 7% 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, 8% transferred in. Retention: 65% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; social sciences; security and protective services. 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).

Entrance Requirements:

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. State resident tuition: $5001 full-time. Nonresident tuition: $15,047 full-time. Full-time tuition varies according to course load and reciprocity agreements. College room and board: $5500. College room only: $3250. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility.

Collegiate Environment:

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; 1% of eligible men and 1% of eligible women are members. 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 for 2004 fiscal year: $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.

Community Environment:

See Gateway Technical College.

■ UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PLATTEVILLE P-6

1 University Plaza
Platteville, WI 53818-3099
Tel: (608)342-1491
Free: 800-362-5515
Admissions: (608)342-1125
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.uwplatt.edu/

Description:

State-supported, comprehensive, coed. Part of University of Wisconsin System. Awards associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees. Founded 1866. Setting: 380-acre small town campus. Endowment: $2.7 million. Research spending for 2004 fiscal year: $193,101. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $5150 per student. Total enrollment: 6,431. Faculty: 348 (249 full-time, 99 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 20:1. 3,075 applied, 85% were admitted. 12% from top 10% of their high school class, 35% from top quarter, 77% from top half. Full-time: 5,180 students, 37% women, 63% men. Part-time: 595 students, 48% women, 52% men. Students come from 31 states and territories, 7 other countries, 10% from out-of-state, 0.4% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 1% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.4% international, 7% 25 or older, 44% live on campus, 6% transferred in. Retention: 76% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: engineering; business/marketing; education. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at Westfield State College. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Option: electronic application. Required: high school transcript, SAT or ACT. Recommended: essay. Required for some: recommendations, interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Preference given to Illinois and Iowa students as part of a cost recovery pilot program..

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $35. State resident tuition: $4277 full-time, $178.21 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $14,323 full-time, $596.80 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $848 full-time, $35.17 per credit part-time, $2 per term part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load, degree level, and reciprocity agreements. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load, degree level, and reciprocity agreements. College room and board: $4654. College room only: $2494. Room and board charges vary according to board plan.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, marching band, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 120 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities, local fraternities, local sororities; 3% of eligible men and 2% of eligible women are members. Major annual events: homecoming, Pioneer Distinguished Lecture Program. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service. 2,329 college housing spaces available; 2,312 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through sophomore year. Options: coed, men-only, women-only housing available. Karrmann Library with 362,247 books, 1 million microform titles, 2,116 serials, 14,325 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $1.6 million. 1,000 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.

Community Environment:

Located in the heart of Wisconsin's dairyland and lead and zinc mining district, Platteville (population 9,950) was settled in 1827. Scheduled air transportation is available from Dubuque, Iowa, 20 miles away. Community facilities include a hospital, library, churches, mining museum, other historical sites, and various civic and service organizations. Recreational activities are golf, hunting, fishing, swimming, tennis, bowling, and horseback riding.

■ UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-RICHLAND O-6

1200 Hwy. 14 West
Richland Center, WI 53581
Tel: (608)647-6186
Admissions: (608)647-8422
Fax: (608)647-6225
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://richland.uwc.edu/

Description:

State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of University of Wisconsin System. Awards transfer associate degrees. Founded 1967. Setting: 135-acre rural campus. Total enrollment: 464. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 18:1. 3% from top 10% of their high school class, 13% from top quarter, 43% from top half. Full-time: 313 students, 55% women, 45% men. Part-time: 151 students, 62% women, 38% men. Students come from 4 states and territories, 15 other countries, 1% from out-of-state, 0.2% Native American, 0.2% Hispanic, 0.2% black, 0.4% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 4% international, 16% 25 or older, 35% live on campus, 6% transferred in. Retention: 55% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs. Off campus study at four-year campuses of the University of Wisconsin, other units of the University of Wisconsin Colleges. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: electronic application, early admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, SAT or ACT. Recommended: ACT. Required for some: recommendations, interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous until 9/1.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $35. State resident tuition: $4372 full-time, $182 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $13,072 full-time, $545 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $395 full-time, $16.47 per credit part-time. College room and board: $4730. College room only: $2990. Room and board charges vary according to board plan.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 15 open to all. Major annual events: Burlap Olympic Games, Roadrunner Road Rally. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. 120 college housing spaces available; 106 were occupied in 2003-04. Option: coed housing available. Miller Memorial Library with 45,000 books, 200 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 45 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-RIVER FALLS J-1

410 South Third St.
River Falls, WI 54022-5001
Tel: (715)425-3911
Admissions: (715)425-3500
Fax: (715)425-0678
Web Site: http://www.uwrf.edu/

Description:

State-supported, comprehensive, coed. Part of University of Wisconsin System. Awards bachelor's and master's degrees and post-master's certificates. Founded 1874. Setting: 225-acre suburban campus with easy access to Minneapolis-St. Paul. Total enrollment: 5,950. 2,786 applied, 76% were admitted. 17% from top 10% of their high school class, 42% from top quarter, 83% from top half. Full-time: 5,132 students, 61% women, 39% men. Part-time: 372 students, 62% women, 38% men. Students come from 26 states and territories, 12 other countries, 48% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 1% black, 3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 6% 25 or older, 38% live on campus, 7% transferred in. Retention: 75% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at National Student Exchange. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Common Application, electronic application, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, ACT. Recommended: rank in upper 40% of high school class. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $35. State resident tuition: $4968 full-time. Nonresident tuition: $15,014 full-time. Full-time tuition varies according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 120 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities; 5% of eligible men and 3% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Bushwackers (high adventure club), Habitat for Humanity, Agricultural Education Society, Dairy Club, Rodeo Club. Major annual events: Homecoming, Unity in the Community, Winter Carnival. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 2,200 college housing spaces available; 2,150 were occupied in 2003-04. On-campus residence required through sophomore year. Options: coed, women-only housing available. Chalmer Davee Library with 448,088 books, 471,621 microform titles, 1,660 serials, 7,500 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 387 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.

Community Environment:

Location is an important asset to the learning environment of the university. At UW-River Falls, students are exposed to the quiet charm of a friendly community nestled in the scenic St. Croix River Valley. Balanced against that setting is the opportunity and excitement of the metropolitan area of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, located 20 minutes away. This unique region offers access to internationally renowned theater and cultural resources, major league sports, and an industrial and business complex that provides opportunities for internships and cooperative education experiences as well as employment.

■ UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-ROCK COUNTY Q-10

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]
Web Site: http://rock.uwc.edu/

Description:

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. 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.

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 for 2004 fiscal year: $78,000. 50 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ 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. 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.

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 for 2004 fiscal year: $86,430. 60 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STEVENS POINT K-8

2100 Main St.
Stevens Point, WI 54481-3897
Tel: (715)346-0123
Admissions: (715)346-2441
Fax: (715)346-2561
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.uwsp.edu/

Description:

State-supported, comprehensive, coed. Part of University of Wisconsin System. Awards associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees. Founded 1894. Setting: 335-acre small town campus. Endowment: $12 million. Research spending for 2004 fiscal year: $1.5 million. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $5776 per student. Total enrollment: 8,577. Faculty: 437 (357 full-time, 80 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 21:1. 4,583 applied, 80% were admitted. 14% from top 10% of their high school class, 42% from top quarter, 91% from top half. 28 valedictorians. Full-time: 7,746 students, 54% women, 46% men. Part-time: 607 students, 55% women, 45% men. Students come from 29 states and territories, 28 other countries, 6% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 1% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 11% 25 or older, 36% live on campus, 8% transferred in. Retention: 76% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: natural resources/environmental science; business/marketing; social sciences. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at University of Wisconsin campuses at Oshkosh, Eau Claire, Fond du Lac, Marinette, Marshfield, and Marathon. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: electronic application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, SAT or ACT. Recommended: campus visit. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $35. State resident tuition: $4277 full-time, $178 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $14,323 full-time, $596 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $785 full-time, $70 per credit part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load and reciprocity agreements. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load and reciprocity agreements. College room and board: $4322. College room only: $2574. Room and board charges vary according to housing facility.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 151 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities; 1% of eligible men and 1% of eligible women are members. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 3,316 college housing spaces available; 3,118 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through sophomore year. Options: coed, men-only, women-only housing available. Learning Resources Center with an OPAC and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $2.4 million. 880 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.

Community Environment:

Stevens Point is located in the very center of the state on the Wisconsin River. It lies midway between Milwaukee and Minneapolis and is approximately 250 miles from Chicago. Air service is available through the Central Wisconsin Airport. Stevens Point is a city of about 25,000 and is the "Gateway to Wisconsin's Vacationland." A wide range of cultural and year-around recreational opportunities are available. The area is known for insurance, agribusiness, paper production, finance, and light industry.

■ UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT J-3

Menomonie, WI 54751
Tel: (715)232-1122
Admissions: (715)232-2639
Fax: (715)232-1667
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.uwstout.edu/

Description:

State-supported, comprehensive, coed. Part of University of Wisconsin System. Awards bachelor's and master's degrees and post-master's certificates. Founded 1891. Setting: 120-acre small town campus with easy access to Minneapolis-St. Paul. Research spending for 2004 fiscal year: $1.1 million. Total enrollment: 7,891. Faculty: 394 (289 full-time, 105 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 20:1. 3,953 applied, 81% were admitted. 6% from top 10% of their high school class, 28% from top quarter, 73% from top half. Full-time: 6,605 students, 50% women, 50% men. Part-time: 732 students, 43% women, 57% men. Students come from 26 states and territories, 31% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 1% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 12% 25 or older, 38% live on campus, 8% transferred in. Retention: 73% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; education; visual and performing arts. Core. Calendar: 4-1-4. Academic remediation for entering students, 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, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at Fashion Institute of Technology, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Option: electronic application. Required: high school transcript, SAT or ACT. Recommended: minimum 2.50 high school GPA. Required for some: minimum 2.75 high school GPA. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $35. State resident tuition: $4745 full-time, $158 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $15,078 full-time, $503 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $1847 full-time, $62 per credit part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to reciprocity agreements. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to reciprocity agreements. College room and board: $4572. College room only: $2814. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, marching band, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 117 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities, local fraternities, local sororities; 2% of eligible men and 4% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Hotel/Motel Management Association, DECA-District Educational Clubs of America, Recreation Commission, OASIS. Major annual events: Homecoming, Family Weekend, Bash on the Grass (spring festival). Student services: legal services, health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols, student patrols, controlled dormitory access. 2,936 college housing spaces available; 2,650 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through sophomore year. Option: coed housing available. Library Learning Center with 229,986 books, 1.2 million microform titles, 1,784 serials, 16,142 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $3.3 million. 590 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

Menomonie, population 14,000, is located on the Red Cedar River and Lake Menomin, and is accessible by all commercial transportation.

■ UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-SUPERIOR D-3

Belknap and Catlin
PO Box 2000
Superior, WI 54880-4500
Tel: (715)394-8101
Admissions: (715)394-8396
Fax: (715)394-8407
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.uwsuper.edu/

Description:

State-supported, comprehensive, coed. Part of University of Wisconsin System. Awards bachelor's and master's degrees (associate, educational specialist). Founded 1893. Setting: 230-acre small town campus. Endowment: $6.4 million. Research spending for 2004 fiscal year: $991,820. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $5256 per student. Total enrollment: 2,872. Faculty: 170 (118 full-time, 52 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 17:1. 918 applied, 74% were admitted. 14% from top 10% of their high school class, 44% from top quarter, 82% from top half. 3 valedictorians. Full-time: 2,133 students, 59% women, 41% men. Part-time: 450 students, 64% women, 36% men. Students come from 17 states and territories, 32 other countries, 42% from out-of-state, 3% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 1% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 5% international, 26% 25 or older, 22% live on campus, 0% transferred in. Retention: 71% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; education; communications/journalism. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, freshman honors college, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at College of St. Scholastica, Northland College, University of Minnesota, Duluth. Study abroad program. ROTC: Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Options: electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, SAT or ACT. Recommended: interview. Required for some: essay, recommendations. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $35. State resident tuition: $4,427 full-time, $184.46 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $14,473 full-time, $603.05 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $761 full-time, $242.28 per unit part-time. College room and board: $4422. College room only: $2552.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 45 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Senate, Student Activities Board, Residence Hall Association, Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship. Major annual events: Student Activities Board Comedy Shop, New Student Orientation, Family Weekend Orientation. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 600 college housing spaces available; 550 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required in freshman year. Options: coed, women-only housing available. Jim Dan Hill Library with 467,700 books, 105,398 microform titles, 753 serials, 5,467 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $843,024. 161 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

Superior is Wisconsin's leading port of entry and is located at the head of Lake Superior at the northwest corner of the state. The largest iron ore dock, grain elevator and briquette plant in the world are here at Superior. The area is a leading summer and winter recreation resort. Along with neighbor city Duluth, MN, the area offers a wide range of music, theater, shopping, and recreational opportunities.

■ 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
E-mail: [email protected]
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. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $3977 per student. Total enrollment: 951. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 21:1. 708 applied, 67% were admitted. 3% from top 10% of their high school class, 15% from top quarter, 51% from top half. Full-time: 663 students, 53% women, 47% men. Part-time: 288 students, 63% women, 37% men. Students come from 2 states and territories, 2 other countries, 1% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 0.2% black, 0% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% 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, SAT and SAT Subject Tests or ACT. Recommended: ACT. Required for some: essay, recommendations, interview. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $35. State resident tuition: $4520 full-time, $190 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $11,700 full-time, $488 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $268 full-time, $11 per credit part-time, $132 per term part-time.

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.

■ UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WAUKESHA P-12

1500 University Dr.
Waukesha, WI 53188-2799
Tel: (414)521-5200
Fax: (414)521-5491
Web Site: http://www.waukesha.uwc.edu/

Description:

State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of University of Wisconsin System. Awards transfer associate degrees. Founded 1966. Setting: 86-acre suburban campus with easy access to Milwaukee. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $4200 per student. Total enrollment: 2,064. 1,886 applied, 66% were admitted. 2% from top 10% of their high school class, 8% from top quarter, 23% from top half. Students come from 5 states and territories, 1% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 4% Hispanic, 2% black, 3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.1% international, 16% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, honors program, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs. Off campus study at Carroll College, other units of the University of Wisconsin Colleges and 4-year campuses of the University of Wisconsin.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, SAT or ACT. Recommended: interview. Required for some: recommendations, SAT. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $35. State resident tuition: $4210 full-time, $177.25 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $12,910 full-time, $539.75 per credit part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 32 open to all. Most popular organizations: student government, Student Activities Committee, Campus Crusade, Phi Theta Kappa, Circle K. Major annual events: Fall Fest, Spring Carnival, Honors and Degree Ceremony. Campus security: late night transport-escort service, part-time patrols by trained security personnel. College housing not available. University of Wisconsin-Waukesha Library plus 1 other with 41,000 books and 300 serials. 90 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER P-10

800 West Main St.
Whitewater, WI 53190-1790
Tel: (262)472-1234
Admissions: (262)472-1440
Fax: (262)472-1515
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.uww.edu/

Description:

State-supported, comprehensive, coed. Part of University of Wisconsin System. Awards associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees. Founded 1868. Setting: 385-acre small town campus with easy access to Milwaukee. Endowment: $10.3 million. Research spending for 2004 fiscal year: $541,733. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $4305 per student. Total enrollment: 10,750. Faculty: 497 (399 full-time, 98 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 21:1. 5,403 applied, 55% were admitted. 8% from top 10% of their high school class, 32% from top quarter, 79% from top half. Full-time: 8,572 students, 51% women, 49% men. Part-time: 815 students, 57% women, 43% men. Students come from 29 states and territories, 26 other countries, 4% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 4% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 10% 25 or older, 40% live on campus, 7% transferred in. Retention: 76% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; education; communications/journalism. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army, Air Force.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Common Application, electronic application, early admission, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript. Recommended: SAT or ACT. Required for some: recommendations, SAT or ACT. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $35. One-time mandatory fee: $100. State resident tuition: $4370 full-time, $186 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $14,965 full-time, $663 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $710 full-time, $28.75 per credit part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to degree level and reciprocity agreements. College room and board: $4210. College room only: $2460. Room and board charges vary according to board plan.

Collegiate Environment:

Drama-theater group, choral group, marching band, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 125 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities, local fraternities, local sororities; 4% of eligible men and 3% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Finance Association, American Marketing Association, Black Student Union, Golden Key, Wisconsin Education Association. Major annual events: Homecoming Week, Student Open Education Fair. Student services: legal services, health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, late night transport-escort service. 3,800 college housing spaces available; 3,694 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through sophomore year. Options: coed, women-only housing available. Andersen Library with 683,564 books, 1.2 million microform titles, 4,164 serials, 18,277 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $2.2 million. 1,300 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.

Community Environment:

UW-Whitewater is located in a city of 12,000 near the scenic beauty of the Southern Kettle Moraine State Forest. It is a one-hour drive from Madison and Milwaukee, and a two-hour drive from Chicago. The area around Whitewater offers lakes, recreation, cross country skiing, backpacking, hiking, and other forms of outdoor activity. The campus is within walking distance of 2 shopping areas and a city park is adjacent to the campus.

■ VITERBO UNIVERSITY M-4

900 Viterbo Dr.
La Crosse, WI 54601-4797
Tel: (608)796-3000
Free: 800-VIT-ERBO
Admissions: (608)796-3010
Fax: (608)796-3050
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.viterbo.edu/

Description:

Independent Roman Catholic, comprehensive, coed. Awards bachelor's and master's degrees. Founded 1890. Setting: 72-acre suburban campus. Endowment: $13.6 million. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $6961 per student. Total enrollment: 2,534. Faculty: 224 (119 full-time, 105 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 11:1. 1,098 applied, 86% were admitted. 12% from top 10% of their high school class, 35% from top quarter, 69% from top half. Full-time: 1,429 students, 72% women, 28% men. Part-time: 415 students, 73% women, 27% men. Students come from 19 states and territories, 14 other countries, 20% from out-of-state, 0.4% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 1% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 28% 25 or older, 35% live on campus, 12% transferred in. Retention: 68% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: health professions and related sciences; business/marketing; education. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, Western Wisconsin Technical College, Viterbo Centers: West Demoine, West Allis, WI. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, ACT. Required for some: essay, 1 recommendation, interview, audition for theater and music; portfolio for art. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadlines: Rolling, Rolling for nonresidents. Notification: continuous until 8/15, continuous until 8/15 for nonresidents.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $25. Comprehensive fee: $23,700 includes full-time tuition ($17,640), mandatory fees ($420), and college room and board ($5640). College room only: $2430. Part-time tuition: $505 per credit. Part-time mandatory fees: $10 per credit, $30.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 22 open to all. Most popular organizations: Viterbo Student Nurses Association, Viterbo Education Students Club, Connect (AODA peer counselors), campus ministry (volunteer services and service trips), Sigma Pi Delta. Major annual events: Homecoming, Hypnotist show, Courtyard Carni. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access, security officers on campus 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m, lighted pathways, emergency evacuation plan, self-defense education programs. 561 college housing spaces available; 521 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through sophomore year. Options: coed, men-only, women-only housing available. Todd Wehr Memorial Library with 92,591 books, 233,467 microform titles, 491 serials, 6,229 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $609,318. 278 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.

■ WAUKESHA COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE B-10

800 Main St.
Pewaukee, WI 53072-4601
Tel: (262)691-5566; 888-892-WCTC
Admissions: (262)691-5464
Fax: (262)691-5693
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.wctc.edu/

Description:

State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Wisconsin Technical College System. Awards certificates, diplomas, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1923. Setting: 137-acre small town campus with easy access to Milwaukee. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $11,982 per student. Total enrollment: 6,386. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 8:1. Full-time: 1,614 students, 44% women, 56% men. Part-time: 4,772 students, 58% women, 42% men. Students come from 4 other countries, 0% from out-of-state, 0.4% Native American, 4% Hispanic, 4% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 90% 25 or older. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Option: early admission. Required: high school transcript. Required for some: interview, varies. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $30. State resident tuition: $2610 full-time, $87 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $16,089 full-time, $536 per credit part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Student services: health clinic. Campus security: patrols by police officers 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. College housing not available. 50 computers available on campus for general student use.

■ WESTERN TECHNICAL COLLEGE M-4

304 6th St. North
PO Box C-908
La Crosse, WI 54602-0908
Tel: (608)785-9200
Free: 800-248-9982
Admissions: (608)785-9158
Fax: (608)785-9205
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.wwtc.edu/

Description:

District-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Wisconsin Technical College System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1911. Setting: 10-acre urban campus. Research spending for 2004 fiscal year: $227,769. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $9793 per student. Total enrollment: 4,765. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 7:1. 3,443 applied, 35% were admitted. Students come from 4 states and territories, 7% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 2% black, 3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 16% 25 or older, 2% live on campus. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Off campus study.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission except for health occupations programs. Options: Common Application, electronic application, early admission. Required: high school transcript. Recommended: interview, ACT. Required for some: ACT ASSET. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $30. State resident tuition: $2610 full-time, $87 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $16,089 full-time, $536.30 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $185 full-time, $185 per term part-time. College room only: $2312.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 28 open to all. Most popular organizations: Wisconsin Marketing Management Association (WMMA), Air Conditioning, Refrigeration Organization (ACRO), Multicultural Club, Business Professionals of America (BPA), Advertising Club. Major annual event: Orientation. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 100 college housing spaces available; all were occupied in 2003-04. Option: coed housing available. Western Wisconsin Technical College Library plus 1 other with 31,243 books, 397 microform titles, 313 serials, 3,750 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $303,682. 800 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.

Community Environment:

See University of Wisconsin - La Crosse.

■ WISCONSIN INDIANHEAD TECHNICAL COLLEGE G-3

505 Pine Ridge Dr.
Shell Lake, WI 54871
Tel: (715)468-2815
Free: 800-243-9482
Fax: (715)468-2819
Web Site: http://www.witc.edu/

Description:

District-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Wisconsin Technical College System. Awards certificates, diplomas, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1912. Setting: 113-acre urban campus. System endowment: $1.8 million. System-wide educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $7343 per student. Total enrollment: 3,533. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 6:1. Full-time: 1,561 students, 53% women, 47% men. Part-time: 1,972 students, 67% women, 33% men. 3% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 0.3% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 45% 25 or older. Calendar: semesters.

Entrance Requirements:

Application deadline: Rolling.

■ WISCONSIN LUTHERAN COLLEGE O-12

8800 West Bluemound Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226-9942
Tel: (414)443-8800; 888-WIS LUTH
Admissions: (414)443-8811
Fax: (414)443-8514
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.wlc.edu/

Description:

Independent, 4-year, coed, affiliated with Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod. Awards bachelor's degrees. Founded 1973. Setting: 21-acre suburban campus. Endowment: $10.3 million. Research spending for 2004 fiscal year: $38,210. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $7362 per student. Total enrollment: 706. 531 applied, 84% were admitted. 23% from top 10% of their high school class, 53% from top quarter, 83% from top half. 10 valedictorians. Full-time: 672 students, 61% women, 39% men. Part-time: 34 students, 44% women, 56% men. Students come from 28 states and territories, 6 other countries, 19% from out-of-state, 0% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 1% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 1% 25 or older, 78% live on campus, 3% transferred in. Retention: 80% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: semesters. Services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, independent study, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, internships. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c), Naval (c), Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.70 high school GPA, 1 recommendation, minimum ACT score of 21, SAT or ACT. Required for some: interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $20. Comprehensive fee: $23,510 includes full-time tuition ($17,340), mandatory fees ($130), and college room and board ($6040).

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 31 open to all. Major annual events: Commencement Weekend, Opening Weekend (Orientation), Christmas Week activities and events. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access, closed-circuit TV monitors. 600 college housing spaces available; 539 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through senior year. Options: men-only, women-only housing available. Marvin M. Schwan Library with 71,731 books, 9,211 microform titles, 614 serials, 4,409 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $366,354. 200 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.

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Wisconsin

Wisconsin

ALVERNO COLLEGE

3400 South 43rd St., PO Box 343922
Milwaukee, WI 53234-3922
Tel: (414)382-6000
Free: 800-933-3401
Admissions: (414)382-6031
Fax: (414)382-6354
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.alverno.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. Mary Meehan
Registrar: Patricia Hartmann
Admissions: Mary Kay Farrell
Financial Aid: Mark Levine
Type: Comprehensive Affiliation: Roman Catholic Scores: 56.11% ACT 18-23; 14.48% ACT 24-29 % Accepted: 56 Admission Plans: Deferred Admission Application Deadline: Rolling Application Fee: $20.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $20. Comprehensive fee: $21,628 includes full-time tuition ($15,168), mandatory fees ($250), and college room and board ($6210). College room only: $2100. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to class time and program. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility. Part-time tuition: $632 per credit. Part-time mandatory fees: $125 per term. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to class time and program. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 1,515, PT 661, Grad 196 Faculty: FT 104, PT 121 Student-Faculty Ratio: 12:1 Exams: SAT I or ACT % Residing in College-Owned, -Operated, or -Affiliated Housing: 10 Library Holdings: 82,416 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 32 units, Associates; 40 units, Bachelors ROTC: Army, Air Force Professional Accreditation: AACN, NASM, NCATE Intercollegiate Athletics: Basketball W; Cross-Country Running W; Soccer W; Softball W; Volleyball W

BELLIN COLLEGE OF NURSING

725 South Webster Ave, PO Box 23400
Green Bay, WI 54305-3400
Tel: (920)433-3560
Free: 800-236-8707
Admissions: (920)433-5803
Fax: (920)433-7416
Web Site: http://www.bcon.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. V. Jane Muhl
Registrar: Nancy Norman
Admissions: Dr. Penny Croghan
Financial Aid: Lena Terry
Type: Four-Year College Sex: Coed Affiliation: Bellin Health System Scores: 60% ACT 18-23; 37% ACT 24-29 Application Fee: $30.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $30. Tuition: $14,500 full-time, $684 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $268 full-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course level. Part-time tuition varies according to course load. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 181, PT 35, Grad 23 Faculty: FT 18, PT 2 Student-Faculty Ratio: 11:1 Exams: ACT % Receiving Financial Aid: 54 Library Holdings: 7,000 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 129 credits, Bachelors ROTC: Army Professional Accreditation: AACN, NLN

BELOIT COLLEGE

700 College St.
Beloit, WI 53511-5596
Tel: (608)363-2000
Free: 800-9-BELOIT
Admissions: (608)363-2380
Fax: (608)363-2075
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.beloit.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. John E. Burris
Registrar: Mary Boros-Kazai
Admissions: Nancy Monnich Benedict
Financial Aid: Jane H. Hessian
Type: Four-Year College Sex: Coed Scores: 100% SAT V 400+; 100% SAT M 400+; 14% ACT 18-23; 63% ACT 24-29 % Accepted: 64 Admission Plans: Early Admission; Early Action; Deferred Admission Application Deadline: January 15 Application Fee: $35.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $35. Comprehensive fee: $32,808 includes full-time tuition ($26,664), mandatory fees ($220), and college room and board ($5924). College room only: $2890. Room and board charges vary according to board plan. Part-time tuition: $3334 per course. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 1,330, PT 55 Faculty: FT 103, PT 24 Student-Faculty Ratio: 11:1 Exams: SAT I or ACT % Receiving Financial Aid: 77 % Residing in College-Owned, -Operated, or -Affiliated Housing: 93 Library Holdings: 183,736 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 31 units, Bachelors Intercollegiate Athletics: Baseball M; Basketball M & W; Crew M & W; Cross-Country Running M & W; Fencing M & W; Football M; Golf M & W; Ice Hockey M & W; Lacrosse M & W; Soccer M & W; Softball W; Swimming and Diving M & W; Tennis M & W; Track and Field M & W; Volleyball W

BLACKHAWK TECHNICAL COLLEGE

PO Box 5009
Janesville, WI 53547-5009
Tel: (608)758-6900
Free: 800-472-0024
Admissions: (608)757-7713
Fax: (608)757-9407
Web Site: http://www.blackhawk.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. Eric A. Larson
Registrar: Connie Richards
Admissions: Barbara Erlandson
Financial Aid: Burdette Richter
Type: Two-Year College Sex: Coed Affiliation: Wisconsin Technical College System Admission Plans: Open Admission; Preferred Admission Application Fee: $30.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 1,015, PT 1,612 Faculty: FT 91, PT 250 Library Holdings: 25,000 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 65 credits, Associates Professional Accreditation: ACF, ADA, APTA, JRCERT, NLN

BRYANT AND STRATTON COLLEGE

1300 North Jackson St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202-2608
Tel: (414)276-5200
Web Site: http://www.bryantstratton.edu/
President/CEO: Peter J. Pavone
Registrar: Kate Rebholz
Admissions: Kathryn Cotey
Type: Two-Year College Sex: Coed Affiliation: Bryant and Stratton Business Institute, Inc % Accepted: 83 Application Deadline: Rolling H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted. For applicants 19 or older who meet entrance testing requirement: High school diploma or equivalent not required Costs Per Year: Tuition: $18,675 full-time, $415 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $25 full-time. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 351, PT 137 Faculty: FT 19, PT 83 Student-Faculty Ratio: 10:1 Exams: Other, SAT I or ACT Regional Accreditation: Middle State Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 60 semester hours, Associates; 120 semester hours, Bachelors Professional Accreditation: AAMAE

BRYANT AND STRATTON COLLEGE, WAUWATOSA CAMPUS

10950 W. Potter Rd.
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
Tel: (414)302-7000
Web Site: http://www.byrantstratton.edu/
Admissions: Cori Prohaska
Type: Four-Year College Sex: Coed Application Deadline: Rolling Costs Per Year: Tuition: $18,675 full-time, $415 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $25 full-time. Calendar System: Semester Enrollment: FT 282, PT 92 Student-Faculty Ratio: 10:1 Exams: Other, SAT I or ACT

CARDINAL STRITCH UNIVERSITY

6801 North Yates Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53217-3985
Tel: (414)410-4000
Free: 800-347-8822
Admissions: (414)410-4040
Fax: (414)410-4239
Web Site: http://www.stritch.edu/
President/CEO: Sr. Mary Lea Schneider
Registrar: Rhonda Holland
Admissions: David Wegener
Financial Aid: John Mueller
Type: Comprehensive Sex: Coed Affiliation: Roman Catholic Scores: 100% SAT V 400+; 90% SAT M 400+; 54% ACT 18-23; 29.2% ACT 24-29 Admission Plans: Deferred Admission Application Fee: $25.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $25. Comprehensive fee: $22,260 includes full-time tuition ($16,480), mandatory fees ($350), and college room and board ($5430). Part-time tuition: $515 per credit. Part-time mandatory fees: $125 per term. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 2,936, PT 315, Grad 3,534 Faculty: FT 106, PT 774 Student-Faculty Ratio: 18:1 Exams: ACT, SAT I or ACT % Receiving Financial Aid: 70 % Residing in College-Owned, -Operated, or -Affiliated Housing: 5 Library Holdings: 124,897 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 64 credits, Associates; 128 credits, Bachelors Professional Accreditation: AACN, ACBSP, NCATE, NLN Intercollegiate Athletics: Baseball M; Basketball M & W; Cross-Country Running M & W; Soccer M & W; Softball W; Volleyball M & W

CARROLL COLLEGE

100 North East Ave.
Waukesha, WI 53186-5593
Tel: (262)547-1211
Free: 800-CAR-ROLL
Admissions: (262)524-7221
Fax: (262)524-7139
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.cc.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. Frank Falcone
Registrar: Brian C. Boyd
Admissions: James Wiseman
Financial Aid: Dawn Thomas
Type: Comprehensive Sex: Coed Affiliation: Presbyterian Scores: 57% ACT 18-23; 33% ACT 24-29 % Accepted: 79 Admission Plans: Early Admission; Deferred Admission Application Deadline: Rolling Application Fee: $0.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $0. Comprehensive fee: $25,980 includes full-time tuition ($19,500), mandatory fees ($410), and college room and board ($6070). College room only: $3300. Part-time tuition: $235 per credit. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 2,314, PT 568, Grad 241 Faculty: FT 103, PT 140 Student-Faculty Ratio: 17:1 Exams: SAT I and SAT II or ACT % Receiving Financial Aid: 75 % Residing in College-Owned, -Operated, or -Affiliated Housing: 54 Library Holdings: 200,000 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 128 semester hours, Bachelors ROTC: Air Force Professional Accreditation: APTA Intercollegiate Athletics: Baseball M; Basketball M & W; Cross-Country Running M & W; Football M; Golf M & W; Soccer M & W; Softball W; Swimming and Diving M & W; Tennis M & W; Track and Field M & W; Volleyball W

CARTHAGE COLLEGE

2001 Alford Park Dr.
Kenosha, WI 53140
Tel: (262)551-8500
Free: 800-351-4058
Admissions: (262)551-5850
Fax: (262)551-5762
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.carthage.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. F. Gregory Campbell
Registrar: Michele Bonn
Admissions: Brenda Poggendorf
Financial Aid: William Henderson
Type: Comprehensive Sex: Coed Affiliation: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America % Accepted: 76 Admission Plans: Early Admission; Early Action; Deferred Admission Application Deadline: Rolling Application Fee: $25.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $25. Comprehensive fee: $30,450 includes full-time tuition ($23,650) and college room and board ($6800). Part-time tuition: $345 per credit hour. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: 4-1-4, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 2,145, PT 449, Grad 105 Faculty: FT 125, PT 85 Student-Faculty Ratio: 15:1 Exams: SAT I or ACT % Receiving Financial Aid: 72 % Residing in College-Owned, -Operated, or -Affiliated Housing: 68 Library Holdings: 128,551 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 138 credit hours, Bachelors ROTC: Army, Air Force Professional Accreditation: CSWE, NASM Intercollegiate Athletics: Baseball M; Basketball M & W; Bowling W; Cross-Country Running M & W; Football M; Golf M & W; Ice Hockey M; Soccer M & W; Softball W; Swimming and Diving M & W; Tennis M & W; Track and Field M & W; Volleyball M & W; Water Polo W

CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE

620 West Clairemont Ave.
Eau Claire, WI 54701-6162
Tel: (715)833-6200
Free: 800-547-2882
Admissions: (715)833-6245
Fax: (715)833-6470
Web Site: http://www.cvtc.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. William A. Ihlenfeldt
Registrar: Sylvia Bare
Admissions: Timothy Shepardson
Financial Aid: Mary Gorud
Type: Two-Year College Sex: Coed Affiliation: Wisconsin Technical College System Admission Plans: Open Admission; Early Admission; Deferred Admission Application Fee: $30.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Faculty: FT 350, PT 50 Student-Faculty Ratio: 12:1 Exams: ACT, Other Library Holdings: 34,000 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 70 credits, Associates Professional Accreditation: AHIMA, JRCEDMS, JRCERT, NAACLS, NLN

COLLEGE OF MENOMINEE NATION

PO Box 1179
Keshena, WI 54135
Tel: (715)799-5600
Fax: (715)799-1308
Web Site: http://www.menominee.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. Verna M. Fowler
Registrar: Juanita Wilber
Admissions: Cynthia Norton
Financial Aid: Joelle Fisher
Type: Two-Year College Sex: Coed Admission Plans: Open Admission Application Fee: $10.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester Enrollment: FT 206, PT 293 Faculty: FT 14 Exams: Other Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 62 credits, Associates

COLUMBIA COLLEGE OF NURSING

2121 East Newport Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53211-2952
Tel: (414)961-3530
Free: 800-321-6265
Admissions: (414)256-1219
Web Site: http://www.ccon.edu/
President/CEO: Katherine H. Dimmock, JD, RN
Admissions: Amy Dobson
Type: Four-Year College Sex: Coed Scores: 62% ACT 18-23; 34% ACT 24-29 Application Fee: $25.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $25. Comprehensive fee: $21,375 includes full-time tuition ($15,975), mandatory fees ($1200), and college room and board ($4200). College room only: $3200. Room and board charges vary according to board plan, housing facility, location, and student level. Part-time tuition: $466 per credit hour. Part-time tuition varies according to program. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 243, PT 17 Faculty: FT 13, PT 5 Student-Faculty Ratio: 15:1 Exams: SAT I or ACT % Receiving Financial Aid: 73 % Residing in College-Owned, -Operated, or -Affiliated Housing: 1 Library Holdings: 9,060 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 131 credits, Bachelors Professional Accreditation: NLN

CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY WISCONSIN

12800 North Lake Shore Dr.
Mequon, WI 53097-2402
Tel: (262)243-5700; 888-628-9472
Admissions: (262)243-4305
Fax: (262)243-4351
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.cuw.edu/
President/CEO: Rev. Dr. Patrick T. Ferry
Registrar: Dr. Martin C. Duchow
Admissions: Kenneth Gaschk
Financial Aid: Carol Masse
Type: Comprehensive Sex: Coed Affiliation: Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod % Accepted: 84 Admission Plans: Deferred Admission Application Deadline: August 15 Application Fee: $35.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $35. Comprehensive fee: $23,820 includes full-time tuition ($17,190), mandatory fees ($90), and college room and board ($6540). Full-time tuition and fees vary according to program. Room and board charges vary according to board plan. Part-time tuition: $716 per credit hour. Part-time tuition varies according to class time and program. Tuition guaranteed not to increase for student's term of enrollment. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: 4-1-4, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 2,007, PT 1,975, Grad 1,436 Faculty: FT 89, PT 110 Student-Faculty Ratio: 18:1 Exams: ACT % Receiving Financial Aid: 77 % Residing in College-Owned, -Operated, or -Affiliated Housing: 78 Library Holdings: 365,314 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 126 credit hours, Bachelors Professional Accreditation: AACN, AOTA, APTA, CSWE Intercollegiate Athletics: Baseball M; Basketball M & W; Cross-Country Running M & W; Football M; Golf M & W; Soccer M & W; Softball W; Tennis M & W; Track and Field M & W; Volleyball W; Wrestling M

DEVRY UNIVERSITY (MILWAUKEE)

100 East Wisconsin Ave., Ste. 2550
Milwaukee, WI 53202-4107
Tel: (414)278-7677; (866)683-3879
Fax: (414)278-0137
Web Site: http://www.devry.edu/
Type: Comprehensive Sex: Coed Affiliation: DeVry University Admission Plans: Deferred Admission Application Deadline: Rolling Application Fee: $50.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $50. One-time mandatory fee: $40. Tuition: $11,890 full-time, $445 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $30 full-time, $30 per year part-time. Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 28, PT 46, Grad 142 Faculty: FT 1, PT 16 Student-Faculty Ratio: 7:1 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 122 credits, Bachelors

DEVRY UNIVERSITY (WAUKESHA)

20935 Swenson Dr., Ste. 450
Waukesha, WI 53186-4047
Tel: (262)798-9889
Fax: (262)798-9912
Web Site: http://www.devry.edu/
Type: Comprehensive Sex: Coed Calendar System: Semester Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

EDGEWOOD COLLEGE

1000 Edgewood College Dr.
Madison, WI 53711-1997
Tel: (608)663-4861
Free: 800-444-4861
Admissions: (608)663-2254
Fax: (608)663-3291
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.edgewood.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. Daniel Carey
Registrar: Ellen Fehring
Admissions: Scott Flanagan
Financial Aid: Scott Flanagan
Type: Comprehensive Sex: Coed Affiliation: Roman Catholic Scores: 63% ACT 18-23; 30% ACT 24-29 % Accepted: 81 Admission Plans: Deferred Admission Application Deadline: Rolling Application Fee: $25.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $25. Comprehensive fee: $22,862 includes full-time tuition ($17,000) and college room and board ($5862). College room only: $2700. Part-time tuition: $534 per credit. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: 4-1-4, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 1,517, PT 506, Grad 623 Faculty: FT 86, PT 134 Student-Faculty Ratio: 13:1 Exams: SAT I or ACT % Receiving Financial Aid: 80 % Residing in College-Owned, -Operated, or -Affiliated Housing: 20 Library Holdings: 90,253 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 60 credits, Associates; 120 credits, Bachelors Professional Accreditation: AACN, ACBSP, NCATE Intercollegiate Athletics: Baseball M; Basketball M & W; Cross-Country Running M & W; Golf M & W; Soccer M & W; Softball W; Tennis M & W; Volleyball W

FOX VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE

1825 North Bluemound, PO Box 2277
Appleton, WI 54912-2277
Tel: (920)735-5600
Free: 800-735-3882
Admissions: (920)735-5643
Fax: (920)735-2582
Web Site: http://www.fvtc.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. David L. Buettner
Registrar: Robert Burdick
Admissions: Robert Burdick
Financial Aid: Mary Moede
Type: Two-Year College Sex: Coed Affiliation: Wisconsin Technical College System % Accepted: 70 Admission Plans: Open Admission; Early Admission; Deferred Admission Application Deadline: Rolling Application Fee: $30.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $30. State resident tuition: $2610 full-time, $87 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $16,089 full-time, $536.30 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $550 full-time. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 1,624, PT 6,231 Faculty: FT 333, PT 650 Student-Faculty Ratio: 18:1 Library Holdings: 45,139 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 64 credits, Associates Professional Accreditation: ACF, ADA, AOTA, NLN

GATEWAY TECHNICAL COLLEGE

3520 30th Ave.
Kenosha, WI 53144-1690
Tel: (262)564-2200
Admissions: (262)564-3224
Fax: (262)564-2201
Web Site: http://www.gtc.edu/
Registrar: Kurt Lehrmann
Admissions: Susan Roberts
Financial Aid: Zina Haywood
Type: Two-Year College Sex: Coed Affiliation: Wisconsin Technical College System Admission Plans: Open Admission; Early Admission; Deferred Admission Application Fee: $30.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent not required. For court reporting, health occupations, law enforcement/police sciences programs: High school diploma required; GED accepted Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 1,304, PT 5,512 Faculty: FT 257, PT 325 Exams: ACT, Other Library Holdings: 45,433 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 64 credits, Associates Professional Accreditation: ARCEST, ADA, AHIMA, APTA, NLN

HERZING COLLEGE

5218 East Terrace Dr.
Madison, WI 53718
Tel: (608)249-6611
Free: 800-582-1227
Fax: (608)249-8593
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.herzing.edu/madison
President/CEO: Donald G. Madelung
Registrar: Derek McBeth
Admissions: Rebecca Abrams
Financial Aid: Beverly A. Faga
Type: Two-Year College Sex: Coed Affiliation: Herzing Institutes, Inc Admission Plans: Open Admission; Early Admission Application Fee: $0.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $0. Tuition: $10,000 full-time, $290 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $25 full-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load, location, and program. Part-time tuition varies according to course load, location, and program. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester Faculty: FT 15, PT 31 Student-Faculty Ratio: 13:1 Library Holdings: 1,500 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 79 credits, Associates; 124 credits, Bachelors Professional Accreditation: ACCSCT

ITT TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (GREEN BAY)

470 Security Blvd.
Green Bay, WI 54313
Tel: (920)662-9000; 888-884-3626
Web Site: http://www.itt-tech.edu/
President/CEO: Judi Hughes
Admissions: Michael J. Kranzusch
Type: Two-Year College Sex: Coed Affiliation: ITT Educational Services, Inc Admission Plans: Deferred Admission Application Deadline: Rolling Application Fee: $100.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $100. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Quarter, Summer Session Not available Exams: Other Credit Hours For Degree: 96 credit hours, Associates; 180 credit hours, Bachelors Professional Accreditation: ACICS

ITT TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (GREENFIELD)

6300 West Layton Ave.
Greenfield, WI 53220-4612
Tel: (414)282-9494
Web Site: http://www.itt-tech.edu/
President/CEO: Jeffrey Jarmes
Registrar: Kristin Van Tassel
Admissions: Jon L. Patterson
Financial Aid: Diana Vandagrifft
Type: Two-Year College Sex: Coed Affiliation: ITT Educational Services, Inc Admission Plans: Deferred Admission Application Deadline: Rolling Application Fee: $100.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $100. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Quarter, Summer Session Not available Exams: Other Credit Hours For Degree: 96 credit hours, Associates; 180 credit hours, Bachelors Professional Accreditation: ACICS

LAC COURTE OREILLES OJIBWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

13466 West Trepania Rd.
Hayward, WI 54843-2181
Tel: (715)634-4790; 888-526-6221
Web Site: http://www.lco-college.edu/
President/CEO: Schuyler Houser
Registrar: Annette Wiggins
Admissions: Annette Wiggins
Financial Aid: Agnes Fleming
Type: Two-Year College Sex: Coed % Accepted: 100 Admission Plans: Open Admission; Early Admission Application Deadline: Rolling Application Fee: $10.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted. For senior citizens, those who demonstrate ability to benefit from program: High school diploma or equivalent not required Costs Per Year: Application fee: $10. Area resident tuition: $4050 full-time, $135 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $25 full-time. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Not available Enrollment: FT 294, PT 211 Faculty: FT 16, PT 59 Student-Faculty Ratio: 10:1 Exams: Other Library Holdings: 13,800 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 64 semester hours, Associates Professional Accreditation: AAMAE

LAKELAND COLLEGE

PO Box 359
Sheboygan, WI 53082-0359
Tel: (920)565-1000
Admissions: (920)565-1588
Fax: (920)565-1206
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.lakeland.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. Stephen A. Gould
Registrar: Susan Gould
Admissions: Nathan Dehne
Financial Aid: Joseph Botana
Type: Comprehensive Sex: Coed Affiliation: United Church of Christ Scores: 58% ACT 18-23; 18.4% ACT 24-29 % Accepted: 71 Admission Plans: Deferred Admission Application Deadline: September 01 Application Fee: $20.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $20. Comprehensive fee: $22,216 includes full-time tuition ($16,080), mandatory fees ($716), and college room and board ($5420). College room only: $3882. Part-time tuition: $1608 per course. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Miscellaneous, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 1,400, PT 1,973, Grad 648 Faculty: FT 54, PT 15 Student-Faculty Ratio: 17:1 Exams: SAT I or ACT % Receiving Financial Aid: 72 % Residing in College-Owned, -Operated, or -Affiliated Housing: 60 Library Holdings: 64,970 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 128 credits, Bachelors Intercollegiate Athletics: Baseball M; Basketball M & W; Cross-Country Running M & W; Football M; Golf M & W; Soccer M & W; Softball W; Tennis M & W; Volleyball M & W; Wrestling M

LAKESHORE TECHNICAL COLLEGE

1290 North Ave.
Cleveland, WI 53015-1414
Tel: (920)693-1000; 888-GO TO LTC
Admissions: (920)693-1102
Fax: (920)693-1363
Web Site: http://www.gotoltc.com/
President/CEO: Dr. Michael Lanser
Admissions: Karla Zahn
Financial Aid: Corey Givens-Novak
Type: Two-Year College Sex: Coed Affiliation: Wisconsin Technical College System % Accepted: 68 Admission Plans: Open Admission; Early Admission; Deferred Admission Application Deadline: Rolling Application Fee: $30.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $30. Area resident tuition: $2610 full-time. State resident tuition: $16,089 full-time, $87 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $536.30 per credit part-time. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 772, PT 2,167 Faculty: FT 99, PT 116 Student-Faculty Ratio: 14:1 Exams: ACT, Other, SAT I or ACT Library Holdings: 15,749 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 64 credits, Associates Professional Accreditation: ADA, JRCERT, NLN

LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY

PO Box 599
Appleton, WI 54912-0599
Tel: (920)832-7000
Free: 800-227-0982
Admissions: (920)832-6500
Fax: (920)832-6606
Web Site: http://www.lawrence.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. Jill Beck
Registrar: Anne S. Norman
Admissions: Steven T. Syverson
Financial Aid: Sara Holman
Type: Four-Year College Sex: Coed Scores: 99% SAT V 400+; 99% SAT M 400+; 13% ACT 18-23; 54% ACT 24-29 % Accepted: 68 Admission Plans: Early Admission; Early Action; Early Decision Plan; Deferred Admission Application Deadline: January 15 Application Fee: $40.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED not accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $40. Comprehensive fee: $35,979 includes full-time tuition ($29,376), mandatory fees ($222), and college room and board ($6381). College room only: $2934. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Trimester, Summer Session Not available Enrollment: FT 1,383, PT 67 Faculty: FT 144, PT 32 Student-Faculty Ratio: 9:1 Exams: SAT I or ACT % Receiving Financial Aid: 61 % Residing in College-Owned, -Operated, or -Affiliated Housing: 98 Library Holdings: 389,262 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 36 courses, Bachelors Professional Accreditation: NASM Intercollegiate Athletics: Baseball M; Basketball M & W; Crew M & W; Cross-Country Running M & W; Fencing M & W; Football M; Golf M; Ice Hockey M & W; Soccer M & W; Softball W; Swimming and Diving M & W; Tennis M & W; Track and Field M & W; Ultimate Frisbee M & W; Volleyball M & W; Wrestling M

MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE

3550 Anderson St.
Madison, WI 53704-2599
Tel: (608)246-6100
Admissions: (608)246-6212
Web Site: http://www.matcmadison.edu/matc/
President/CEO: Dr. Beverly S. Simone
Registrar: Maureen Menendez
Admissions: Maureen Menendez
Type: Two-Year College Sex: Coed Affiliation: Wisconsin Technical College System Admission Plans: Open Admission; Preferred Admission; Early Admission Application Fee: $25.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent not required. For health occupations programs: High school diploma required; GED accepted Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Faculty: FT 393, PT 1,488 Exams: ACT Library Holdings: 66,000 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 64 credits, Associates Professional Accreditation: ACF, ADA, AOTA, AOA, CARC, JRCERT, NAACLS, NLN Intercollegiate Athletics: Baseball M; Basketball M & W; Bowling M & W; Cross-Country Running M & W; Softball W; Tennis M & W; Track and Field M & W; Volleyball M & W; Wrestling M

MADISON MEDIA INSTITUTE

2702 Agriculture Dr., Ste. 1
Madison, WI 53718
Tel: (608)829-2728
Free: 800-236-4997
Admissions: (608)663-2000
Fax: (608)829-2661
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.madisonmedia.com/
President/CEO: Chris Hutchings
Admissions: Chris K. Hutchings
Type: Two-Year College Sex: Coed Application Fee: $30.00 Professional Accreditation: ACCSCT

MARANATHA BAPTIST BIBLE COLLEGE

745 West Main St.
Watertown, WI 53094
Tel: (920)261-9300
Free: 800-622-2947
Admissions: (920)206-2327
Fax: (920)261-9109
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.mbbc.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. Dave Jaspers
Registrar: David Hershberger
Admissions: Dr. James H. Harrison
Financial Aid: Randy Hibbs
Type: Comprehensive Sex: Coed Affiliation: Baptist Scores: 51% ACT 18-23; 29% ACT 24-29 Admission Plans: Open Admission; Preferred Admission; Early Admission; Deferred Admission Application Fee: $40.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $40. Comprehensive fee: $13,510 includes full-time tuition ($7680), mandatory fees ($830), and college room and board ($5000). Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course level. Part-time tuition: $240 per semester hour. Part-time tuition varies according to course level. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 850, Grad 54 Faculty: FT 66 Student-Faculty Ratio: 17:1 Exams: ACT % Receiving Financial Aid: 83 % Residing in College-Owned, -Operated, or -Affiliated Housing: 71 Library Holdings: 122,251 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 64 semester hours, Associates; 128 semester hours, Bachelors ROTC: Air Force Intercollegiate Athletics: Baseball M; Basketball M & W; Cross-Country Running M & W; Football M; Soccer M & W; Softball W; Volleyball W; Wrestling M

MARIAN COLLEGE OF FOND DU LAC

45 South National Ave.
Fond du Lac, WI 54935-4699
Tel: (920)923-7600
Admissions: (920)923-7650
Fax: (920)923-8755
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.mariancollege.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. Richard I. Ridenour
Registrar: Cheryl Shell
Admissions: Eric Peterson
Financial Aid: Deborah McKinney
Type: Comprehensive Sex: Coed Affiliation: Roman Catholic Scores: 61% ACT 18-23; 18% ACT 24-29 % Accepted: 86 Admission Plans: Deferred Admission Application Deadline: Rolling Application Fee: $20.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $20. Comprehensive fee: $21,775 includes full-time tuition ($16,380), mandatory fees ($325), and college room and board ($5070). College room only: $3350. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to class time and program. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility. Part-time tuition: $280 per credit. Part-time mandatory fees: $80 per term. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to class time, course load, and program. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 1,361, PT 716, Grad 898 Faculty: FT 78, PT 207 Student-Faculty Ratio: 13:1 Exams: SAT I or ACT % Receiving Financial Aid: 79 % Residing in College-Owned, -Operated, or -Affiliated Housing: 33 Library Holdings: 90,327 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 128 credits, Bachelors ROTC: Army Professional Accreditation: AACN, CSWE, NCATE, NLN Intercollegiate Athletics: Baseball M; Basketball M & W; Golf M & W; Ice Hockey M; Soccer M & W; Softball W; Tennis M & W; Volleyball W

MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY

PO Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
Tel: (414)288-7250
Free: 800-222-6544
Admissions: (414)288-7004
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.marquette.edu/
President/CEO: Rev. Robert A. Wild, SJ
Registrar: Anthony D. Tortorella
Admissions: Robert Blust
Financial Aid: Daniel L. Goyette
Type: University Sex: Coed Affiliation: Roman Catholic (Jesuit) Scores: 99.5% SAT V 400+; 99.6% SAT M 400+; 19.9% ACT 18-23; 60.8% ACT 24-29 % Accepted: 70 Admission Plans: Early Admission; Deferred Admission Application Deadline: December 01 Application Fee: $30.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $30. Comprehensive fee: $33,234 includes full-time tuition ($24,670), mandatory fees ($404), and college room and board ($8160). College room only: $5304. Part-time tuition: $725 per credit. Part-time mandatory fees: $465 per credit. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 7,530, PT 480, Grad 2,548 Faculty: FT 592, PT 454 Student-Faculty Ratio: 15:1 Exams: SAT I or ACT % Receiving Financial Aid: 58 % Residing in College-Owned, -Operated, or -Affiliated Housing: 50 Library Holdings: 1,120,694 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 65 credits, Associates; 128 credits, Bachelors ROTC: Army, Navy, Air Force Professional Accreditation: AACSB, ABET, ACEJMC, AACN, ABA, ACNM, ADA, APTA, APA, ASLHA, AALS, NAACLS, NCATE, NLN Intercollegiate Athletics: Baseball M; Basketball M & W; Cheerleading M & W; Crew M & W; Cross-Country Running M & W; Fencing M & W; Football M; Golf M; Lacrosse M; Rugby M & W; Skiing (Downhill) M & W; Soccer M & W; Softball W; Swimming and Diving M & W; Tennis M & W; Track and Field M & W; Volleyball M & W

MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE

500 32nd St. North
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494-5599
Tel: (715)422-5300; 888-575-6782
Admissions: (715)422-5446
Fax: (715)422-5440
Web Site: http://www.mstc.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. John Clark
Admissions: John F. Bingham
Financial Aid: Mary Jo Green
Type: Two-Year College Sex: Coed Affiliation: Wisconsin Technical College System Admission Plans: Open Admission; Early Admission; Deferred Admission Application Fee: $25.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Faculty: FT 200, PT 100 Exams: Other, SAT I or ACT Library Holdings: 20,148 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 64 credits, Associates Professional Accreditation: CARC, NLN Intercollegiate Athletics: Basketball M & W; Bowling M & W; Golf M; Volleyball W

MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE

700 West State St.
Milwaukee, WI 53233-1443
Tel: (414)297-6600
Admissions: (414)297-6274
Fax: (414)297-7990
Web Site: http://matc.edu
President/CEO: Dr. Darnell E. Cole
Registrar: Sarah Brown
Admissions: Robert Bullock
Financial Aid: Alfred Pinckney
Type: Two-Year College Sex: Coed Affiliation: Wisconsin Technical College System Admission Plans: Open Admission; Preferred Admission Application Fee: $30.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $30. State resident tuition: $2609 full-time. Nonresident tuition: $15,503 full-time. Mandatory fees: $262 full-time, $10 per credit part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course level and program. Part-time fees vary according to course level and program. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Faculty: FT 597, PT 1,246 Student-Faculty Ratio: 16:1 Exams: Other Library Holdings: 60,847 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 68 credits, Associates Professional Accreditation: ARCEST, ABFSE, ACF, ADA, AOTA, APTA, COptA, CARC, JRCECT, JRCERT, NAACLS, NLN Intercollegiate Athletics: Baseball M & W; Basketball M & W; Bowling M & W; Cross-Country Running M & W; Golf M & W; Soccer M; Softball M & W; Tennis M & W; Track and Field M & W; Volleyball W

MILWAUKEE INSTITUTE OF ART AND DESIGN

273 East Erie St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202-6003
Tel: (414)276-7889; 888-749-MIAD
Admissions: (414)847-3259
Fax: (414)291-8077
Web Site: http://www.miad.edu/
President/CEO: Mary Schopp
Registrar: Pauline Thomas
Admissions: Mark Fetherston
Financial Aid: Lloyd Mueller
Type: Four-Year College Sex: Coed Scores: 56% ACT 18-23; 23% ACT 24-29 % Accepted: 82 Admission Plans: Deferred Admission Application Deadline: Rolling Application Fee: $25.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $25. Comprehensive fee: $30,400 includes full-time tuition ($23,100), mandatory fees ($300), and college room and board ($7000). Part-time tuition: $770 per credit hour. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 606, PT 39 Faculty: FT 34, PT 95 Student-Faculty Ratio: 10:1 % Receiving Financial Aid: 85 % Residing in College-Owned, -Operated, or -Affiliated Housing: 23 Library Holdings: 23,000 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 123 credits, Bachelors Professional Accreditation: NASAD

MILWAUKEE SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

1025 North Broadway
Milwaukee, WI 53202-3109
Tel: (414)277-7300
Free: 800-332-6763
Admissions: (414)277-6765
Fax: (414)277-7475
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.msoe.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. Hermann Viets
Registrar: Mary Nielsen
Admissions: Paul Borens
Financial Aid: Ben Dobner
Type: Comprehensive Sex: Coed Scores: 100% SAT V 400+; 100% SAT M 400+; 29% ACT 18-23; 58% ACT 24-29 % Accepted: 69 Admission Plans: Deferred Admission Application Deadline: Rolling Application Fee: $25.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $25. Comprehensive fee: $31,149 includes full-time tuition ($24,960) and college room and board ($6189). College room only: $3969. Part-time tuition: $432 per quarter hour. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Quarter, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 1,819, PT 273, Grad 223 Faculty: FT 120, PT 94 Student-Faculty Ratio: 12:1 Exams: SAT I or ACT % Receiving Financial Aid: 80 % Residing in College-Owned, -Operated, or -Affiliated Housing: 52 Library Holdings: 59,564 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 205 quarter hours, Bachelors ROTC: Army, Navy, Air Force Professional Accreditation: ABET, ACPE, AACN, ACCE Intercollegiate Athletics: Baseball M; Basketball M & W; Cheerleading M & W; Cross-Country Running M & W; Golf M & W; Ice Hockey M; Soccer M & W; Softball W; Tennis M & W; Track and Field M & W; Volleyball M & W; Wrestling M

MORAINE PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE

235 North National Ave, PO Box 1940
Fond du Lac, WI 54936-1940
Tel: (920)922-8611
Admissions: (920)929-2126
Fax: (920)924-2471
Web Site: http://www.morainepark.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. John J. Shanahan
Registrar: Lawrence Pasquini
Admissions: Amanda Hruska
Financial Aid: Judith Bourbonais
Type: Two-Year College Sex: Coed Affiliation: Wisconsin Technical College System Admission Plans: Open Admission; Deferred Admission Application Deadline: Rolling Application Fee: $30.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent not required Costs Per Year: Application fee: $30. State resident tuition: $2610 full-time, $87 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $16,089 full-time, $536.30 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $250 full-time, $8.35 per credit part-time. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 1,197, PT 6,312 Faculty: FT 139, PT 187 Exams: ACT, Other Library Holdings: 32,166 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 68 credits, Associates Professional Accreditation: ACF, AHIMA, NLN

MOUNT MARY COLLEGE

2900 North Menomonee River Parkway
Milwaukee, WI 53222-4597
Tel: (414)258-4810
Fax: (414)256-1224
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.mtmary.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. Patricia O'Donoghue
Registrar: Sr. Marie DeLourdes Larente
Admissions: Brooke Konopacki
Financial Aid: Debra Duff
Type: Comprehensive Affiliation: Roman Catholic Scores: 87.5% SAT V 400+; 100% SAT M 400 + Admission Plans: Deferred Admission Application Deadline: Rolling Application Fee: $25.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $25. Comprehensive fee: $22,895 includes full-time tuition ($16,925), mandatory fees ($180), and college room and board ($5790). Room and board charges vary according to board plan. Part-time tuition: $466 per credit. Part-time mandatory fees: $45 per term. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Faculty: FT 64, PT 134 Student-Faculty Ratio: 9:1 Exams: SAT I or ACT % Receiving Financial Aid: 67 % Residing in College-Owned, -Operated, or -Affiliated Housing: 10 Library Holdings: 654,128 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 128 credits, Bachelors ROTC: Army Professional Accreditation: ADtA, AOTA, CSWE, FIDER, NLN Intercollegiate Athletics: Basketball W; Soccer W; Softball W; Tennis W; Volleyball W

NICOLET AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE

Box 518
Rhinelander, WI 54501-0518
Tel: (715)365-4410
Admissions: (715)365-4451
Fax: (715)365-4445
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.nicoletcollege.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. Adrian Lorbetske
Registrar: Ann Tegen
Admissions: Susan Kordula
Financial Aid: William Peshel
Type: Two-Year College Sex: Coed Affiliation: Wisconsin Technical College System Admission Plans: Open Admission; Preferred Admission; Early Admission Application Fee: $25.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $25. State resident tuition: $3491 full-time, $109.10 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $9995 full-time, $312.35 per credit part-time. Full-time tuition varies according to course level, degree level, and reciprocity agreements. Part-time tuition varies according to course level, degree level, and reciprocity agreements. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Exams: ACT Library Holdings: 38,369 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 64 credit hours, Associates Professional Accreditation: NLN Intercollegiate Athletics: Golf M & W

NORTHCENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE

1000 West Campus Dr.
Wausau, WI 54401-1899
Tel: (715)675-3331
Fax: (715)675-9776
Web Site: http://www.ntc.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. Robert Ernst
Admissions: Carolyn Michalski
Financial Aid: Glenna Ewing
Type: Two-Year College Sex: Coed Affiliation: Wisconsin Technical College System Admission Plans: Open Admission; Preferred Admission; Early Admission; Deferred Admission Application Fee: $25.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $25. State resident tuition: $2415 full-time, $80.50 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $15,309 full-time, $510.30 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $392 full-time, $8.20 per credit part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course level, course load, and program. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course level, course load, and program. College room and board: $3952. Room and board charges vary according to board plan. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 1,276, PT 2,458 Faculty: FT 151, PT 21 Student-Faculty Ratio: 13:1 Exams: Other Library Holdings: 30,000 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 64 credits, Associates Professional Accreditation: ADA, JRCERT, NLN

NORTHEAST WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE

2740 W Mason St., PO Box 19042
Green Bay, WI 54307-9042
Tel: (920)498-5400
Free: 800-422-6982
Admissions: (920)498-5425
Web Site: http://www.nwtc.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. H. Jeffrey Rafn
Registrar: Mike Corcoran
Admissions: Michael Corcoran
Financial Aid: Heather Hill
Type: Two-Year College Sex: Coed Affiliation: Wisconsin Technical College System Admission Plans: Preferred Admission; Early Admission Application Fee: $30.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 3,001, PT 5,759 Faculty: FT 256, PT 2,084 Student-Faculty Ratio: 39:1 Library Holdings: 22,250 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 64 credits, Associates Professional Accreditation: ABET, ADA, AHIMA, APTA, CARC, NAACLS, NLN

NORTHLAND COLLEGE

1411 Ellis Ave.
Ashland, WI 54806-3925
Tel: (715)682-1699
Free: 800-753-1040
Admissions: (715)682-1224
Fax: (715)682-1258
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.northland.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. Karen Halbersleben
Registrar: Annette Nelson
Admissions: Jason Turley
Financial Aid: Tracey Staine
Type: Four-Year College Sex: Coed Affiliation: United Church of Christ Scores: 100% SAT V 400+; 100% SAT M 400+; 47% ACT 18-23; 46% ACT 24-29 % Accepted: 75 Admission Plans: Early Admission; Deferred Admission Application Deadline: May 01 Application Fee: $0.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $0. Comprehensive fee: $26,680 includes full-time tuition ($20,188), mandatory fees ($601), and college room and board ($5891). College room only: $2384. Part-time tuition: $390 per credit. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Miscellaneous, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 649, PT 90 Faculty: FT 41, PT 57 Student-Faculty Ratio: 13:1 Exams: SAT I or ACT % Receiving Financial Aid: 86 % Residing in College-Owned, -Operated, or -Affiliated Housing: 60 Library Holdings: 75,000 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 124 credits, Bachelors Intercollegiate Athletics: Baseball M; Basketball M & W; Cross-Country Running M & W; Ice Hockey M; Soccer M & W; Softball W; Volleyball W

RIPON COLLEGE

300 Seward St., PO Box 248
Ripon, WI 54971
Tel: (920)748-8115
Free: 800-947-4766
Admissions: (920)748-8185
Fax: (920)748-7243
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ripon.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. David C. Joyce
Admissions: Steven M. Schuetz
Financial Aid: Michele A. Wittler
Type: Four-Year College Sex: Coed Scores: 98% SAT V 400+; 97% SAT M 400+; 40% ACT 18-23; 45% ACT 24-29 % Accepted: 81 Admission Plans: Deferred Admission Application Deadline: Rolling Application Fee: $30.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $30. Comprehensive fee: $28,497 includes full-time tuition ($22,162), mandatory fees ($275), and college room and board ($6060). College room only: $3030. Part-time tuition: $890 per credit. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Not available Enrollment: FT 953, PT 26 Faculty: FT 49, PT 38 Student-Faculty Ratio: 13:1 Exams: SAT I or ACT % Receiving Financial Aid: 75 % Residing in College-Owned, -Operated, or -Affiliated Housing: 90 Library Holdings: 163,615 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 124 credits, Bachelors ROTC: Army Intercollegiate Athletics: Baseball M; Basketball M & W; Cheerleading W; Cross-Country Running M & W; Football M; Golf M & W; Ice Hockey M & W; Rugby M; Soccer M & W; Softball W; Swimming and Diving M & W; Tennis M & W; Track and Field M & W; Volleyball W; Wrestling M & W

ST. NORBERT COLLEGE

100 Grant St.
De Pere, WI 54115-2099
Tel: (920)337-3181
Free: 800-236-4878
Admissions: (920)403-3005
Fax: (920)403-4088
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.snc.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. William J. Hynes
Registrar: Richard L. Guild
Admissions: Bridget Krage O'Connor
Financial Aid: Jeff A. Zahn
Type: Comprehensive Sex: Coed Affiliation: Roman Catholic Scores: 47% ACT 18-23; 44% ACT 24-29 % Accepted: 86 Admission Plans: Preferred Admission; Early Admission; Early Decision Plan; Deferred Admission Application Deadline: Rolling Application Fee: $25.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $25. Comprehensive fee: $28,577 includes full-time tuition ($22,209), mandatory fees ($300), and college room and board ($6068). College room only: $3212. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Room and board charges vary according to board plan, housing facility, and student level. Part-time tuition: $694 per credit. Part-time tuition varies according to course load. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 1,922, PT 65, Grad 63 Faculty: FT 109, PT 68 Student-Faculty Ratio: 14:1 Exams: SAT I or ACT % Receiving Financial Aid: 65 % Residing in College-Owned, -Operated, or -Affiliated Housing: 75 Library Holdings: 217,248 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 32 courses, Bachelors ROTC: Army Intercollegiate Athletics: Baseball M; Basketball M & W; Cross-Country Running M & W; Football M; Golf M & W; Ice Hockey M; Soccer M & W; Softball W; Swimming and Diving W; Tennis M & W; Track and Field M & W; Volleyball W

SILVER LAKE COLLEGE

2406 South Alverno Rd.
Manitowoc, WI 54220-9319
Tel: (920)684-6691
Admissions: (920)686-6208
Fax: (920)684-7082
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.sl.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. George Arnold
Registrar: Sr. Janice Stingle
Admissions: Jane Bishop
Type: Comprehensive Sex: Coed Affiliation: Roman Catholic Scores: 59% ACT 18-23; 13% ACT 24-29 % Accepted: 83 Admission Plans: Early Admission; Deferred Admission Application Deadline: August 31 Application Fee: $35.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $35. Tuition: $17,108 full-time, $525 per credit part-time. College room only: $4400. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 214, PT 415, Grad 284 Faculty: FT 42, PT 126 Student-Faculty Ratio: 9:1 Exams: SAT I or ACT % Receiving Financial Aid: 79 % Residing in College-Owned, -Operated, or -Affiliated Housing: 3 Library Holdings: 60,466 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 60 credits, Associates; 120 credits, Bachelors Professional Accreditation: NASM, NCATE Intercollegiate Athletics: Basketball W; Cross-Country Running M & W

SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE

1800 Bronson Blvd.
Fennimore, WI 53809-9778
Tel: (608)822-3262
Fax: (608)822-6019
Web Site: http://www.swtc.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. Karen R. Knox
Admissions: Jeff Gilow
Financial Aid: Joy Kite
Type: Two-Year College Sex: Coed Affiliation: Wisconsin Technical College System Admission Plans: Open Admission; Preferred Admission; Early Admission Application Fee: $30.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent not required Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 778, PT 1,083 Faculty: FT 86, PT 3 Student-Faculty Ratio: 13:1 Exams: Other % Residing in College-Owned, -Operated, or -Affiliated Housing: 3 Library Holdings: 25,000 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 64 credits, Associates Professional Accreditation: NLN

UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-WISCONSIN CAMPUS

20075 Watertower Blvd.
Brookfield, WI 53045-6608
Tel: (262)785-0608
Free: 800-228-7240
Admissions: (480)557-1712
Fax: (262)785-0608
Web Site: http://www.phoenix.edu/
President/CEO: James Chitwood
Admissions: Nina Omelchanko
Type: Comprehensive Sex: Coed Admission Plans: Open Admission; Deferred Admission Application Deadline: Rolling Application Fee: $110.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $110. Tuition: $10,785 full-time, $359.50 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $560 full-time, $70 per course part-time. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Continuous, Summer Session Not available Enrollment: FT 1,067, Grad 290 Faculty: FT 8, PT 209 Student-Faculty Ratio: 5:1 Library Holdings: 444 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 60 credits, Associates; 120 credits, Bachelors

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-BARABOO/SAUK COUNTY

1006 Connie Rd.
Baraboo, WI 53913-1015
Tel: (608)356-8351
Admissions: (608)355-5255
Fax: (608)356-4074
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.baraboo.uwc.edu/
President/CEO: Michael Brophy
Admissions: Ruth Joyce
Financial Aid: Thomas Martin
Type: Two-Year College Sex: Coed Affiliation: University of Wisconsin System Admission Plans: Preferred Admission; Early Admission; Deferred Admission Application Deadline: Rolling Application Fee: $35.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $35. State resident tuition: $4296 full-time, $180.85 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $12,992 full-time, $543.35 per credit part-time. Part-time tuition varies according to course load. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 344, PT 204 Faculty: FT 17, PT 28 Student-Faculty Ratio: 16:1 Exams: ACT, SAT I or ACT Library Holdings: 45,000 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 60 credits, Associates Intercollegiate Athletics: Basketball M; Golf M & W; Soccer M & W; Tennis M & W; Volleyball W

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-BARRON COUNTY

1800 College Dr.
Rice Lake, WI 54868-2497
Tel: (715)234-8176
Admissions: (715)234-8024
Web Site: http://www.barron.uwc.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. Paul W. Chase
Registrar: Dale Fenton
Admissions: Dale Fenton
Type: Two-Year College Sex: Coed Affiliation: University of Wisconsin System Admission Plans: Deferred Admission Application Fee: $35.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $35. State resident tuition: $3996 full-time, $165 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $12,676 full-time, $528 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $373 full-time, $16 per credit part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to reciprocity agreements. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to reciprocity agreements. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 308, PT 308 Faculty: FT 21, PT 12 Exams: ACT, SAT I or ACT Library Holdings: 39,479 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 60 credits, Associates Intercollegiate Athletics: Baseball M; Basketball M & W; Golf M & W; Volleyball W

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE

PO Box 4004
Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004
Tel: (715)836-2637
Admissions: (715)836-5415
Fax: (715)836-2380
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.uwec.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. Donald J. Mash
Registrar: Sue Moore
Admissions: Kristina Anderson
Financial Aid: Kathleen Sahlhoff
Type: Comprehensive Sex: Coed Affiliation: University of Wisconsin System Scores: 97% SAT V 400+; 98% SAT M 400+; 42% ACT 18-23; 53% ACT 24-29 % Accepted: 70 Admission Plans: Early Admission Application Deadline: Rolling Application Fee: $35.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $35. State resident tuition: $5178 full-time, $215.59 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $15,224 full-time, $634.18 per credit part-time. Full-time tuition varies according to reciprocity agreements. Part-time tuition varies according to reciprocity agreements. College room and board: $4737. College room only: $2540. Room and board charges vary according to board plan. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 9,374, PT 689, Grad 503 Faculty: FT 401, PT 107 Student-Faculty Ratio: 20:1 Exams: SAT I or ACT % Receiving Financial Aid: 43 % Residing in College-Owned, -Operated, or -Affiliated Housing: 38 Library Holdings: 764,275 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 60 credits, Associates; 120 credits, Bachelors Professional Accreditation: AACSB, ABET, ACEJMC, AACN, ASLHA, CSWE, NASM Intercollegiate Athletics: Basketball M & W; Cross-Country Running M & W; Football M; Golf M & W; Gymnastics W; Ice Hockey M & W; Soccer W; Softball W; Swimming and Diving M & W; Tennis M & W; Track and Field M & W; Volleyball W; Wrestling M

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-FOND DU LAC

400 University Dr.
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
Tel: (920)929-3600
Admissions: (920)929-3606
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.fdl.uwc.edu/
President/CEO: Daniel Blankenship
Admissions: Linda A. Reiss
Type: Two-Year College Sex: Coed Affiliation: University of Wisconsin System Scores: 73% ACT 18-23; 19% ACT 24-29 Admission Plans: Deferred Admission Application Fee: $35.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 454, PT 262 Faculty: FT 20, PT 17 Student-Faculty Ratio: 19:1 Exams: ACT Library Holdings: 41,891 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 60 credits, Associates ROTC: Army Intercollegiate Athletics: Basketball M & W; Golf M; Soccer M & W; Tennis M & W; Volleyball W

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-FOX VALLEY

1478 Midway Rd.
Menasha, WI 54952
Tel: (920)832-2600; 888-INFOUWC
Admissions: (920)832-2620
Fax: (920)832-2647
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.uwfoxvalley.uwc.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. James W. Perry
Admissions: Rhonda Uschan
Financial Aid: Rhona Uschen
Type: Two-Year College Sex: Coed Affiliation: University of Wisconsin System Admission Plans: Early Admission H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: State resident tuition: $4196 full-time, $177 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $12,896 full-time, $528.21 per credit part-time. Full-time tuition varies according to course load. Part-time tuition varies according to course load. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 912, PT 885 Faculty: FT 31, PT 49 Exams: ACT Library Holdings: 29,000 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 60 credit hours, Associates Intercollegiate Athletics: Basketball M & W; Soccer M & W; Tennis M & W; Volleyball M & W

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-GREEN BAY

2420 Nicolet Dr.
Green Bay, WI 54311-7001
Tel: (920)465-2000; 888-367-8942
Admissions: (920)465-2111
Fax: (920)465-2032
Web Site: http://www.uwgb.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. W. Bruce Shepard
Registrar: Mike Stearney
Admissions: Pam Harvey-Jacobs
Financial Aid: Ron Ronnenberg
Type: Comprehensive Sex: Coed Affiliation: University of Wisconsin System Scores: 88% SAT V 400+; 100% SAT M 400+; 61% ACT 18-23; 33% ACT 24-29 % Accepted: 66 Admission Plans: Deferred Admission Application Fee: $35.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $35. State resident tuition: $4277 full-time, $178 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $14,323 full-time, $597 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $1148 full-time, $38 per credit hour part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to reciprocity agreements. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to reciprocity agreements. College room and board: $4698. College room only: $2772. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 4,519, PT 1,103, Grad 204 Faculty: FT 179, PT 100 Student-Faculty Ratio: 23:1 Exams: SAT I or ACT % Receiving Financial Aid: 55 % Residing in College-Owned, -Operated, or -Affiliated Housing: 34 Library Holdings: 333,482 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 60 credits, Associates; 120 credits, Bachelors ROTC: Army Professional Accreditation: ADtA, CSWE, NASM, NLN Intercollegiate Athletics: Basketball M & W; Cross-Country Running M & W; Skiing (Cross-Country) M & W; Soccer M & W; Softball W; Swimming and Diving M & W; Tennis M & W; Volleyball W

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-LA CROSSE

1725 State St.
La Crosse, WI 54601-3742
Tel: (608)785-8000
Admissions: (608)785-8939
Fax: (608)785-6695
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.uwlax.edu
President/CEO: Dr. Douglas N. Hastad
Registrar: Diane Schumacher
Admissions: Kathryn Kiefer
Financial Aid: James Finn
Type: Comprehensive Sex: Coed Affiliation: University of Wisconsin System Scores: 93.6% SAT V 400+; 100% SAT M 400 + % Accepted: 67 Admission Plans: Early Admission Application Deadline: Rolling Application Fee: $35.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $35. State resident tuition: $5225 full-time, $230 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $15,271 full-time, $649 per credit hour part-time. Full-time tuition varies according to program and reciprocity agreements. Part-time tuition varies according to course load, program, and reciprocity agreements. College room and board: $4820. College room only: $2720. Room and board charges vary according to board plan. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 7,720, PT 413, Grad 1,264 Faculty: FT 339, PT 109 Student-Faculty Ratio: 22:1 Exams: ACT, SAT I or ACT % Receiving Financial Aid: 59 % Residing in College-Owned, -Operated, or -Affiliated Housing: 36 Library Holdings: 673,060 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 60 credits, Associates; 120 credits, Bachelors ROTC: Army Professional Accreditation: AACSB, AANA, AOTA, APTA, CEPH, JRCERT, JRCEPAT, NAACLS, NASM, NCATE, NRPA Intercollegiate Athletics: Baseball M; Basketball M & W; Cross-Country Running M & W; Football M; Gymnastics W; Soccer W; Softball W; Swimming and Diving M & W; Tennis M & W; Track and Field M & W; Volleyball W; Wrestling M

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON

500 Lincoln Dr.
Madison, WI 53706-1380
Tel: (608)262-1234
Admissions: (608)262-3961
Fax: (608)262-1429
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.wisc.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. John Wiley
Registrar: Joanne E. Berg
Admissions: Robert Seltzer
Financial Aid: Steven Van Ess
Type: University Sex: Coed Affiliation: University of Wisconsin System Scores: 98% SAT V 400+; 100% SAT M 400+; 8% ACT 18-23; 64% ACT 24-29 % Accepted: 68 Admission Plans: Deferred Admission Application Deadline: February 01 Application Fee: $35.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $35. State resident tuition: $6284 full-time, $264 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $20,284 full-time, $847 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $333 full-time, $30 per credit part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to degree level and reciprocity agreements. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load, degree level, and reciprocity agreements. College room and board: $6500. Room and board charges vary according to board plan, housing facility, and location. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 27,441, PT 2,665, Grad 8,841 Faculty: FT 2,365, PT 610 Student-Faculty Ratio: 13:1 Exams: SAT I or ACT % Receiving Financial Aid: 39 % Residing in College-Owned, -Operated, or -Affiliated Housing: 24 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 120 semester hours, Bachelors ROTC: Army, Navy, Air Force Professional Accreditation: AACSB, ABET, ACEHSA, AACN, AAFCS, ABA, ACPhE, ADtA, ACSP, ALA, AOTA, APTA, APA, ASC, ASLA, ASLHA, AVMA, AALS, CORE, CSWE FIDER, JRCEPAT, LCMEAMA, NAACLS, NASAD, NASM, NAST, SAF Intercollegiate Athletics: Basketball M & W; Cheerleading M & W; Cross-Country Running M & W; Football M; Golf M & W; Ice Hockey M & W; Sailing M & W; Soccer M & W; Softball W; Swimming and Diving M & W; Tennis M & W; Track and Field M & W; Ultimate Frisbee M & W; Volleyball W; Water Polo M & W; Wrestling M

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MANITOWOC

705 Viebahn St.
Manitowoc, WI 54220-6699
Tel: (920)683-4700
Admissions: (920)683-4708
Fax: (920)683-4776
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.manitowoc.uwc.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. Glenda Gallisath
Registrar: Dr. Michael A. Herrity
Admissions: Christopher Lewis
Financial Aid: Dr. Michael A. Herrity
Type: Two-Year College Sex: Coed Affiliation: University of Wisconsin System % Accepted: 91 Admission Plans: Early Admission Application Fee: $35.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $35. Area resident tuition: $165.71 per credit part-time. State resident tuition: $3,977 full-time, $528.21 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $12,677 full-time, $528.21 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $211 full-time, $8.64 per credit part-time, $8.64. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Faculty: FT 21, PT 19 Student-Faculty Ratio: 24:1 Exams: SAT I or ACT Library Holdings: 25,750 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 60 credits, Associates Intercollegiate Athletics: Basketball M & W; Golf M; Tennis M & W; Volleyball W

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MARATHON COUNTY

518 South Seventh Ave.
Wausau, WI 54401-5396
Tel: (715)261-6100; 888-367-8962
Admissions: (715)261-6238
Fax: (715)261-6333
Web Site: http://www.uwmc.uwc.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. James F. Veninga
Registrar: Nolan Beck
Admissions: Dr. Nolan Beck
Financial Aid: Nolan Beck
Type: Two-Year College Sex: Coed Affiliation: University of Wisconsin System Admission Plans: Early Admission; Deferred Admission Application Fee: $35.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $35. State resident tuition: $4000 full-time, $175 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $13,000 full-time, $545 per credit part-time. College room and board: $3800. Room and board charges vary according to board plan. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 883, PT 420 Faculty: FT 59, PT 25 Student-Faculty Ratio: 24:1 Exams: ACT % Residing in College-Owned, -Operated, or -Affiliated Housing: 16 Library Holdings: 37,000 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 60 credits, Associates ROTC: Army Intercollegiate Athletics: Basketball M & W; Golf M & W; Soccer M & W; Tennis M & W; Volleyball W

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MARINETTE

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/
President/CEO: Paula Langteau
Registrar: Cindy Bailey
Admissions: Cynthia M. Bailey
Financial Aid: Cindy Bailey
Type: Two-Year College Sex: Coed Affiliation: University of Wisconsin System Admission Plans: Open Admission Application Fee: $35.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 486 Faculty: FT 16, PT 14 Student-Faculty Ratio: 21:1 Exams: SAT I or ACT Library Holdings: 23,000 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 60 credits, Associates Intercollegiate Athletics: Basketball M & W; Volleyball W

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MARSHFIELD/WOOD COUNTY

2000 West 5th St.
Marshfield, WI 54449
Tel: (715)389-6500
Web Site: http://marshfield.uwc.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. Andew Keogh
Registrar: Jeff Meece
Admissions: Jeff Meece
Financial Aid: Jeff Meece
Type: Two-Year College Sex: Coed Affiliation: University of Wisconsin System Scores: 75% ACT 18-23; 15% ACT 24-29 Admission Plans: Early Admission; Deferred Admission Application Fee: $35.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Faculty: FT 13, PT 23 Student-Faculty Ratio: 17:1 Exams: SAT I or ACT Library Holdings: 35,000 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 60 credits, Associates ROTC: Army Intercollegiate Athletics: Basketball M & W; Golf M & W; Tennis M & W; Volleyball W

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE

PO Box 413
Milwaukee, WI 53201-0413
Tel: (414)229-1122
Admissions: (414)229-3800
Fax: (414)229-6940
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.uwm.edu/
President/CEO: Carlos Santiago
Admissions: Beth Weckmueller
Financial Aid: Jane Hojan-Clark
Type: University Sex: Coed Affiliation: University of Wisconsin System Scores: 91% SAT V 400+; 94% SAT M 400+; 58% ACT 18-23; 30% ACT 24-29 % Accepted: 81 Admission Plans: Deferred Admission Application Deadline: August 01 Application Fee: $35.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $35. State resident tuition: $5494 full-time, $228.93 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $18,246 full-time, $760.26 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $730 full-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to location, program, and reciprocity agreements. Part-time tuition varies according to course load, location, program, and reciprocity agreements. College room and board: $4922. College room only: $2988. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 18,856, PT 4,060, Grad 4,586 Exams: Other, SAT I or ACT % Receiving Financial Aid: 47 % Residing in College-Owned, -Operated, or -Affiliated Housing: 13 Library Holdings: 1,449,333 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 120 credit hours, Bachelors ROTC: Army, Air Force Professional Accreditation: AACSB, ABET, AACN, AHIMA, ACSP, ALA, AOTA, APA, ASLHA, CSWE, NAACLS, NASM Intercollegiate Athletics: Baseball M; Basketball M & W; Cross-Country Running M & W; Soccer M & W; Swimming and Diving M & W; Tennis M & W; Track and Field M & W; Volleyball M & W

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-OSHKOSH

800 Algoma Blvd.
Oshkosh, WI 54901
Tel: (920)424-1234
Admissions: (920)424-0202
Fax: (920)424-1098
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.uwosh.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. Richard H. Wells
Registrar: Lisa M. Danielson
Admissions: Jill Endries
Financial Aid: Beatriz D. Contreras
Type: Comprehensive Sex: Coed Affiliation: University of Wisconsin System Scores: 62% ACT 18-23; 31% ACT 24-29 % Accepted: 79 Admission Plans: Deferred Admission Application Deadline: Rolling Application Fee: $35.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $35. State resident tuition: $4,981 full-time, $209 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $15,027 full-time, $628 per credit hour part-time. Full-time tuition varies according to reciprocity agreements. Part-time tuition varies according to reciprocity agreements. College room and board: $4884. College room only: $2784. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 8,538, PT 1,202, Grad 1,257 Faculty: FT 381, PT 185 Student-Faculty Ratio: 20:1 Exams: Other, SAT I or ACT % Receiving Financial Aid: 60 % Residing in College-Owned, -Operated, or -Affiliated Housing: 34 Library Holdings: 446,774 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 60 credits, Associates; 120 credits, Bachelors ROTC: Army Professional Accreditation: AACSB, ACEJMC, AACN, ACA, CSWE, NASM, NCATE Intercollegiate Athletics: Baseball M; Basketball M & W; Cross-Country Running M & W; Football M; Golf W; Gymnastics W; Riflery M & W; Soccer M & W; Softball W; Swimming and Diving M & W; Tennis M & W; Track and Field M & W; Volleyball W; Wrestling M

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PARKSIDE

900 Wood Rd., Box 2000
Kenosha, WI 53141-2000
Tel: (262)595-2345
Admissions: (262)595-2784
Fax: (262)595-2630
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.uwp.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. John P. Keating
Registrar: Richard Lott
Admissions: Matthew Jensen
Financial Aid: Dr. Randall McCready
Type: Comprehensive Sex: Coed Affiliation: University of Wisconsin System Scores: 58% ACT 18-23; 16% ACT 24-29 % Accepted: 92 Admission Plans: Deferred Admission Application Deadline: August 01 Application Fee: $35.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $35. State resident tuition: $5001 full-time. Nonresident tuition: $15,047 full-time. Full-time tuition varies according to course load and reciprocity agreements. College room and board: $5500. College room only: $3250. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 3,545, PT 1,308, Grad 91 Faculty: FT 181, PT 132 Student-Faculty Ratio: 18:1 Exams: SAT I or ACT % Receiving Financial Aid: 59 % Residing in College-Owned, -Operated, or -Affiliated Housing: 16 Library Holdings: 400,000 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 120 credits, Bachelors ROTC: Army Professional Accreditation: AACSB Intercollegiate Athletics: Baseball M; Basketball M & W; Cross-Country Running M & W; Golf M; Soccer M & W; Softball W; Track and Field M & W; Volleyball W; Wrestling M

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PLATTEVILLE

1 University Plaza
Platteville, WI 53818-3099
Tel: (608)342-1491
Free: 800-362-5515
Admissions: (608)342-1125
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.uwplatt.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. David Markee
Registrar: Edward Deneen
Admissions: Angela Udelhofen
Financial Aid: Elizabeth Tucker
Type: Comprehensive Sex: Coed Affiliation: University of Wisconsin System Scores: 54.4% ACT 18-23; 35.8% ACT 24-29 % Accepted: 85 Admission Plans: Preferred Admission Application Deadline: Rolling Application Fee: $35.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $35. State resident tuition: $4277 full-time, $178.21 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $14,323 full-time, $596.80 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $848 full-time, $35.17 per credit part-time, $2 per term part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load, degree level, and reciprocity agreements. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load, degree level, and reciprocity agreements. College room and board: $4654. College room only: $2494. Room and board charges vary according to board plan. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 5,180, PT 595, Grad 656 Faculty: FT 249, PT 99 Student-Faculty Ratio: 20:1 Exams: SAT I or ACT % Receiving Financial Aid: 51 % Residing in College-Owned, -Operated, or -Affiliated Housing: 44 Library Holdings: 362,247 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 64 credits, Associates; 120 credits, Bachelors ROTC: Army Professional Accreditation: ABET, NAIT, NASM, NCATE Intercollegiate Athletics: Baseball M; Basketball M & W; Bowling M & W; Cheerleading M & W; Cross-Country Running M & W; Football M; Golf W; Ice Hockey M & W; Lacrosse M & W; Rugby M & W; Soccer M & W; Softball W; Track and Field M & W; Ultimate Frisbee M & W; Volleyball M & W; Wrestling M

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-RICHLAND

1200 Hwy. 14 West
Richland Center, WI 53581
Tel: (608)647-6186
Admissions: (608)647-8422
Fax: (608)647-6225
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://richland.uwc.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. Deborah B. Cureton
Registrar: John Poole
Admissions: John D. Poole
Financial Aid: John Poole
Type: Two-Year College Sex: Coed Affiliation: University of Wisconsin System Scores: 72% ACT 18-23; 19% ACT 24-29 Admission Plans: Early Admission Application Deadline: Rolling Application Fee: $35.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $35. State resident tuition: $4372 full-time, $182 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $13,072 full-time, $545 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $395 full-time, $16.47 per credit part-time. College room and board: $4730. College room only: $2990. Room and board charges vary according to board plan. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 313, PT 151 Faculty: FT 13, PT 13 Student-Faculty Ratio: 18:1 Exams: ACT, SATI or ACT % Residing in College-Owned, -Operated, or -Affiliated Housing: 35 Library Holdings: 45,000 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 60 credits, Associates Intercollegiate Athletics: Basketball M & W; Volleyball W

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-RIVER FALLS

410 South Third St.
River Falls, WI 54022-5001
Tel: (715)425-3911
Admissions: (715)425-3500
Fax: (715)425-0678
Web Site: http://www.uwrf.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. Virgil C. Nylander
Registrar: Judith George
Admissions: Dr. Alan Tuchtenhagen
Financial Aid: David Woodward
Type: Comprehensive Sex: Coed Affiliation: University of Wisconsin System Scores: 58% ACT 18-23; 32% ACT 24-29 Admission Plans: Deferred Admission Application Fee: $35.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $35. State resident tuition: $4968 full-time. Nonresident tuition: $15,014 full-time. Full-time tuition varies according to course load. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 5,132, PT 372, Grad 446 Faculty: FT 232, PT 105 Student-Faculty Ratio: 21:1 Exams: ACT % Receiving Financial Aid: 58 % Residing in College-Owned, -Operated, or -Affiliated Housing: 38 Library Holdings: 448,088 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 120 semester credits, Bachelors Professional Accreditation: ACEJMC, ASLHA, CSWE, NASM, NCATE Intercollegiate Athletics: Basketball M & W; Cross-Country Running M & W; Equestrian Sports M & W; Football M; Ice Hockey M & W; Rugby M & W; Soccer M & W; Softball W; Swimming and Diving M & W; Tennis W; Track and Field M & W; Volleyball M & W; Weight Lifting M & W

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-ROCK COUNTY

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]
Web Site: http://rock.uwc.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. Jane Crisler
Registrar: Dr. Greg Smith
Admissions: Dr. Greg Smith
Type: Two-Year College Sex: Coed Affiliation: University of Wisconsin System Admission Plans: Deferred Admission Application Fee: $35.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 751, PT 129 Faculty: FT 20, PT 24 Student-Faculty Ratio: 16:1 Exams: ACT Library Holdings: 79,972 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 60 credits, Associates Intercollegiate Athletics: Soccer M & W; Tennis M & W; Volleyball W

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-SHEBOYGAN

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/
President/CEO: Raymond T. Hernandez
Admissions: Beth Raffaelli
Type: Two-Year College Sex: Coed Affiliation: University of Wisconsin System Admission Plans: Open Admission Application Fee: $35.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Faculty: FT 23, PT 21 Student-Faculty Ratio: 15:1 Exams: ACT Library Holdings: 40,100 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 60 credit hours, Associates Intercollegiate Athletics: Basketball M & W; Golf M & W; Tennis M & W; Volleyball W

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STEVENS POINT

2100 Main St.
Stevens Point, WI 54481-3897
Tel: (715)346-0123
Admissions: (715)346-2441
Fax: (715)346-2561
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.uwsp.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. Linda Bunnell
Registrar: Larry Sipiorski
Admissions: Catherine Glennon
Financial Aid: Philip C. George
Type: Comprehensive Sex: Coed Affiliation: University of Wisconsin System Scores: 86% SAT V 400+; 95% SAT M 400+; 59% ACT 18-23; 35% ACT 24-29 % Accepted: 80 Admission Plans: Deferred Admission Application Deadline: Rolling Application Fee: $35.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $35. State resident tuition: $4277 full-time, $178 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $14,323 full-time, $596 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $785 full-time, $70 per credit part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load and reciprocity agreements. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load and reciprocity agreements. College room and board: $4322. College room only: $2574. Room and board charges vary according to housing facility. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 7,746, PT 607, Grad 224 Faculty: FT 357, PT 80 Student-Faculty Ratio: 21:1 Exams: SAT I or ACT % Receiving Financial Aid: 49 % Residing in College-Owned, -Operated, or -Affiliated Housing: 36 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 62 credits, Associates; 120 credits, Bachelors ROTC: Army Professional Accreditation: ASLHA, FIDER, NAACLS, NASAD, NASD, NASM, NAST, SAF Intercollegiate Athletics: Baseball M; Basketball M & W; Cross-Country Running M & W; Football M; Golf W; Ice Hockey M & W; Soccer W; Softball W; Swimming and Diving M & W; Tennis W; Track and Field M & W; Volleyball W; Wrestling M

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT

Menomonie, WI 54751
Tel: (715)232-1122
Admissions: (715)232-2639
Fax: (715)232-1667
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.uwstout.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. Charles Sorensen
Registrar: Jeffrey W. Kirschling
Admissions: Cynthia Gilberts
Financial Aid: Beth Resech
Type: Comprehensive Sex: Coed Affiliation: University of Wisconsin System Scores: 65.3% ACT 18-23; 22.3% ACT 24-29 % Accepted: 81 Application Deadline: Rolling Application Fee: $35.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $35. State resident tuition: $4745 full-time, $158 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $15,078 full-time, $503 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $1847 full-time, $62 per credit part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to reciprocity agreements. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to reciprocity agreements. College room and board: $4572. College room only: $2814. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: 4-1-4, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 6,605, PT 732, Grad 554 Faculty: FT 289, PT 105 Student-Faculty Ratio: 20:1 Exams: SAT I or ACT % Receiving Financial Aid: 50 % Residing in College-Owned, -Operated, or -Affiliated Housing: 38 Library Holdings: 229,986 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 124 credits, Bachelors Professional Accreditation: ABET, AAMFT, ACCE, ADtA, CORE, FIDER, NAIT, NASAD, NCATE Intercollegiate Athletics: Baseball M; Basketball M & W; Cross-Country Running M & W; Football M; Gymnastics W; Ice Hockey M & W; Soccer M & W; Softball W; Tennis W; Track and Field M & W; Volleyball M & W

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-SUPERIOR

Belknap and Catlin
PO Box 2000 Superior, WI 54880-4500
Tel: (715)394-8101
Admissions: (715)394-8396
Fax: (715)394-8407
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.uwsuper.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. Julius E. Erlenbach
Registrar: Barbara A. Erickson
Admissions: Jim Miller
Financial Aid: Anne Podgorak
Type: Comprehensive Sex: Coed Affiliation: University of Wisconsin System Scores: 100% SAT V 400+; 100% SAT M 400+; 61.12% ACT 18-23; 30.6% ACT 24-29 % Accepted: 74 Admission Plans: Early Admission; Deferred Admission Application Deadline: Rolling Application Fee: $35.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $35. State resident tuition: $4,427 full-time, $184.46 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $14,473 full-time, $603.05 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $761 full-time, $242.28 per unit part-time. College room and board: $4422. College room only: $2552. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 2,133, PT 450, Grad 289 Faculty: FT 118, PT 52 Student-Faculty Ratio: 17:1 Exams: SAT I or ACT % Receiving Financial Aid: 57 % Residing in College-Owned, -Operated, or -Affiliated Housing: 22 Library Holdings: 467,700 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 64 credits, Associates; 120 credits, Bachelors ROTC: Air Force Professional Accreditation: ACA, CSWE, NASM Intercollegiate Athletics: Baseball M; Basketball M & W; Cheerleading M & W; Cross-Country Running M & W; Golf W; Ice Hockey M & W; Soccer M & W; Softball W; Track and Field M & W; Volleyball W

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WASHINGTON COUNTY

400 University Dr.
West Bend, WI 53095-3699
Tel: (262)335-5200
Admissions: (262)335-5201
Fax: (262)335-5257
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.washington.uwc.edu/
President/CEO: Thomas Brigham
Registrar: Bridgett Golman
Admissions: Martha Nelson
Financial Aid: Bridgett Golman
Type: Two-Year College Sex: Coed Affiliation: University of Wisconsin System Scores: 39% ACT 18-23; 20% ACT 24-29 % Accepted: 67 Admission Plans: Deferred Admission Application Deadline: Rolling Application Fee: $35.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $35. State resident tuition: $4520 full-time, $190 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $11,700 full-time, $488 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $268 full-time, $11 per credit part-time, $132 per term part-time. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 663, PT 288 Faculty: FT 29, PT 23 Student-Faculty Ratio: 21:1 Exams: ACT, SAT I and SAT II or ACT Library Holdings: 46,429 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 60 credits, Associates Intercollegiate Athletics: Basketball M & W; Golf M & W; Soccer M & W; Tennis M & W; Volleyball W

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WAUKESHA

1500 University Dr.
Waukesha, WI 53188-2799
Tel: (414)521-5200
Fax: (414)521-5491
Web Site: http://www.waukesha.uwc.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. Brad Stewart
Registrar: Patricia McGregor
Financial Aid: Judy Becker
Type: Two-Year College Sex: Coed Affiliation: University of Wisconsin System % Accepted: 66 Admission Plans: Early Admission; Deferred Admission Application Deadline: Rolling Application Fee: $35.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $35. State resident tuition: $4210 full-time, $177.25 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $12,910 full-time, $539.75 per credit part-time. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 1,258, PT 806 Faculty: FT 37, PT 56 Exams: SAT I or ACT, SAT I Library Holdings: 41,000 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 60 credits, Associates Intercollegiate Athletics: Basketball M & W; Golf M & W; Soccer M & W; Tennis M & W; Volleyball W

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER

800 West Main St.
Whitewater, WI 53190-1790
Tel: (262)472-1234
Admissions: (262)472-1440
Fax: (262)472-1515
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.uww.edu/
President/CEO: Jack Miller
Registrar: Daniel Edlebeck
Admissions: Stephen J. McKellips
Financial Aid: Carol A. Miller
Type: Comprehensive Sex: Coed Affiliation: University of Wisconsin System Scores: 56.87% ACT 18-23; 32.63% ACT 24-29 % Accepted: 55 Admission Plans: Early Admission; Deferred Admission Application Deadline: Rolling Application Fee: $35.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $35. One-time mandatory fee: $100. State resident tuition: $4370 full-time, $186 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $14,965 full-time, $663 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $710 full-time, $28.75 per credit part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to degree level and reciprocity agreements. College room and board: $4210. College room only: $2460. Room and board charges vary according to board plan. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 8,572, PT 815, Grad 1,363 Faculty: FT 399, PT 98 Student-Faculty Ratio: 21:1 Exams: SAT I or ACT % Receiving Financial Aid: 44 % Residing in College-Owned, -Operated, or -Affiliated Housing: 40 Library Holdings: 683,564 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 60 credits, Associates; 120 credits, Bachelors ROTC: Army, Air Force Professional Accreditation: AACSB, ACA, ASLHA, CSWE, NASM, NAST, NCATE Intercollegiate Athletics: Baseball M; Basketball M & W; Bowling M & W; Cheerleading M & W; Cross-Country Running M & W; Football M; Golf W; Gymnastics W; Ice Hockey M & W; Lacrosse M; Rugby M & W; Soccer M & W; Softball W; Swimming and Diving M & W; Tennis M & W; Track and Field M & W; Volleyball M & W; Weight Lifting M; Wrestling M

VITERBO UNIVERSITY

900 Viterbo Dr.
La Crosse, WI 54601-4797
Tel: (608)796-3000
Free: 800-VIT-ERBO
Admissions: (608)796-3010
Fax: (608)796-3050
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.viterbo.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. William J. Medland
Registrar: Amy Gleason
Admissions: Dr. Roland Nelson
Financial Aid: Terry Norman
Type: Comprehensive Sex: Coed Affiliation: Roman Catholic Scores: 68.6% ACT 18-23; 21.8% ACT 24-29 % Accepted: 86 Admission Plans: Deferred Admission Application Deadline: Rolling Application Fee: $25.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $25. Comprehensive fee: $23,700 includes full-time tuition ($17,640), mandatory fees ($420), and college room and board ($5640). College room only: $2430. Part-time tuition: $505 per credit. Part-time mandatory fees: $10 per credit, $30. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 1,429, PT 415, Grad 690 Faculty: FT 119, PT 105 Student-Faculty Ratio: 11:1 Exams: ACT % Receiving Financial Aid: 80 % Residing in College-Owned, -Operated, or -Affiliated Housing: 35 Library Holdings: 92,591 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 62 credits, Associates; 128 credits, Bachelors ROTC: Army Professional Accreditation: AACN, ADtA, NASM, NCATE Intercollegiate Athletics: Baseball M; Basketball M & W; Soccer M & W; Softball W; Volleyball W

WAUKESHA COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE

800 Main St.
Pewaukee, WI 53072-4601
Tel: (262)691-5566; 888-892-WCTC
Admissions: (262)691-5464
Fax: (262)691-5693
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.wctc.edu/
President/CEO: Carol Brown
Admissions: Lesley Frederick
Financial Aid: Thomas Rabe
Type: Two-Year College Sex: Coed Affiliation: Wisconsin Technical College System Admission Plans: Open Admission; Early Admission Application Deadline: Rolling Application Fee: $30.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent not required Costs Per Year: Application fee: $30. State resident tuition: $2610 full-time, $87 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $16,089 full-time, $536 per credit part-time. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 1,614, PT 4,772 Faculty: FT 176, PT 661 Student-Faculty Ratio: 8:1 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 66 credits, Associates Professional Accreditation: ARCEST, ACF, ADA, NLN

WESTERN TECHNICAL COLLEGE

304 6th St. North
PO Box C-908 La Crosse, WI 54602-0908
Tel: (608)785-9200
Free: 800-248-9982
Admissions: (608)785-9158
Fax: (608)785-9205
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.wwtc.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. James Lee Rasch
Registrar: Jayne Wells
Admissions: Jane Wells
Financial Aid: Judith Erickson
Type: Two-Year College Sex: Coed Affiliation: Wisconsin Technical College System % Accepted: 35 Admission Plans: Open Admission; Early Admission Application Deadline: Rolling Application Fee: $30.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $30. State resident tuition: $2610 full-time, $87 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $16,089 full-time, $536.30 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $185 full-time, $185 per term part-time. College room only: $2312. Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 1,910, PT 2,855 Faculty: FT 203, PT 685 Student-Faculty Ratio: 7:1 Exams: ACT, Other % Residing in College-Owned, -Operated, or -Affiliated Housing: 2 Library Holdings: 31,243 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 68 credit hours, Associates Professional Accreditation: ADA, AHIMA, AOTA, APTA, CARC, JRCEET, JRCERT, NAACLS, NLN Intercollegiate Athletics: Baseball M; Basketball M & W; Volleyball W

WISCONSIN INDIANHEAD TECHNICAL COLLEGE

505 Pine Ridge Dr.
Shell Lake, WI 54871
Tel: (715)468-2815
Free: 800-243-9482
Fax: (715)468-2819
Web Site: http://www.witc.edu/
President/CEO: David Hildebrand
Admissions: Mimi Crandall
Type: Two-Year College Sex: Coed Affiliation: Wisconsin Technical College System Application Deadline: Rolling Application Fee: $35.00 Calendar System: Semester Enrollment: FT 1,561, PT 1,972 Faculty: FT 143, PT 193 Student-Faculty Ratio: 6:1 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Professional Accreditation: AOTA, NLN

WISCONSIN LUTHERAN COLLEGE

8800 West Bluemound Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226-9942
Tel: (414)443-8800; 888-WIS LUTH
Admissions: (414)443-8811
Fax: (414)443-8514
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.wlc.edu/
President/CEO: Dr. Timothy J. Kriewall
Registrar: Brett Valerio
Admissions: Craig Swiontek
Financial Aid: Linda Loeffel
Type: Four-Year College Sex: Coed Affiliation: Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Scores: 40% ACT 18-23; 54% ACT 24-29 Application Fee: $20.00 H.S. Requirements: High school diploma required; GED accepted Costs Per Year: Application fee: $20. Comprehensive fee: $23,510 includes full-time tuition ($17,340), mandatory fees ($130), and college room and board ($6040). Scholarships: Available Calendar System: Semester, Summer Session Available Enrollment: FT 672, PT 34 Faculty: FT 47, PT 41 Student-Faculty Ratio: 11:1 Exams: SAT I or ACT % Receiving Financial Aid: 75 % Residing in College-Owned, -Operated, or -Affiliated Housing: 78 Library Holdings: 71,731 Regional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Credit Hours For Degree: 128 credits, Bachelors ROTC: Army, Navy, Air Force Intercollegiate Athletics: Baseball M; Basketball M & W; Cross-Country Running M & W; Football M; Golf M & W; Soccer M & W; Softball W; Tennis W; Track and Field M & W; Volleyball M & W

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Wisconsin

Wisconsin

ALVERNO COLLEGE

Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching, M

Art Teacher Education, B

Art Therapy/Therapist, B

Art/Art Studies, General, B

Biology/Biological Sciences, B

Business Administration and Management, B

Business Administration, Management and Operations, B

Chemistry, B

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric, B

Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services, B

Community Organization and Advocacy, B

Computer and Information Sciences, B

Computer Science, B

Education, BM

Educational Administration and Supervision, M

Educational Leadership and Administration, M

Educational Media/Instructional Technology, M

Elementary Education and Teaching, B

English Language and Literature, B

English/Language Arts Teacher Education, B

Environmental Studies, B

General Studies, B

History, B

International Business/Trade/Commerce, B

International Relations and Affairs, B

International/Global Studies, B

Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching, B

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities, AB

Marketing/Marketing Management, B

Mathematics, B

Mathematics Teacher Education, B

Molecular Biology, B

Music, AB

Music Teacher Education, B

Music Therapy/Therapist, B

Nursing, B

Nursing - Registered Nurse Training, B

Philosophy, B

Political Science and Government, B

Psychology, B

Reading Teacher Education, M

Religion/Religious Studies, B

Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education, BM

Social Science Teacher Education, B

Social Sciences, B

Social Studies Teacher Education, B

Teacher Assistant/Aide, A

BELLIN COLLEGE OF NURSING

Nursing - Registered Nurse Training, B

BELOIT COLLEGE

Anthropology, B

Art History, Criticism and Conservation, B

Art Teacher Education, B

Asian Studies/Civilization, B

Biochemistry, B

Biology/Biological Sciences, B

Business Administration and Management, B

Business/Managerial Economics, B

Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology, B

Chemistry, B

Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, B

Comparative Literature, B

Computer Science, B

Creative Writing, B

Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, B

Economics, B

Education, B

Elementary Education and Teaching, B

Engineering, B

English Language and Literature, B

Environmental Biology, B

Environmental Studies, B

European Studies/Civilization, B

Fine/Studio Arts, B

French Language and Literature, B

Geology/Earth Science, B

German Language and Literature, B

History, B

Interdisciplinary Studies, B

International Relations and Affairs, B

Latin American Studies, B

Mass Communication/Media Studies, B

Mathematics, B

Modern Languages, B

Molecular Biology, B

Museology/Museum Studies, B

Music, B

Music Teacher Education, B

Philosophy, B

Physics, B

Political Science and Government, B

Pre-Dentistry Studies, B

Pre-Law Studies, B

Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies, B

Psychology, B

Religion/Religious Studies, B

Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, B

Russian Language and Literature, B

Russian Studies, B

Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education, B

Secondary Education and Teaching, B

Sociology, B

Spanish Language and Literature, B

Women's Studies, B

BLACKHAWK TECHNICAL COLLEGE

Accounting, A

Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, A

Avionics Maintenance Technology/Technician, A

Computer and Information Sciences, A

Criminal Justice/Police Science, A

Culinary Arts/Chef Training, A

Dental Hygiene/Hygienist, A

Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians, A

Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician, A

Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology, A

Fire Science/Firefighting, A

Industrial Technology/Technician, A

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary, A

Marketing/Marketing Management, A

Nursing - Registered Nurse Training, A

Physical Therapy/Therapist, A

Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer, A

BRYANT AND STRATTON COLLEGE

Accounting, A

Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, A

Business/Commerce, A

Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, A

Human Resources Management and Services, A

Information Technology, A

Medical Administrative Assistant/Secretary, A

Medical/Clinical Assistant, A

BRYANT AND STRATTON COLLEGE, WAUWATOSA CAMPUS

Business Administration and Management, B

Business/Commerce, A

Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, A

Graphic Design, A

Human Resources Management and Services, A

Legal Assistant/Paralegal, A

Medical Office Assistant/Specialist, A

Nursing - Registered Nurse Training, A

Physician Assistant, A

CARDINAL STRITCH UNIVERSITY

Accounting, B

Applied Arts and Design, M

Art Teacher Education, B

Art/Art Studies, General, B

Biology/Biological Sciences, B

Business Administration and Management, AB

Business Administration, Management and Operations, M

Business/Managerial Economics, B

Chemistry, B

Clinical Psychology, M

Commercial and Advertising Art, B

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric, B

Computer Education, M

Computer Science, B

Creative Writing, B

Divinity/Ministry (BD, MDiv.), B

Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, B

Education, BMD

Educational Leadership and Administration, MD

Elementary Education and Teaching, B

English Language and Literature, B

Finance and Banking, M

Fine/Studio Arts, B

French Language and Literature, B

General Studies, M

Graphic Design, M

Health Services Administration, M

History, B

Interdisciplinary Studies, A

International Business/Trade/Commerce, B

Kindergarten/PreSchool Education and Teaching, B

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities, AB

Mathematics, B

Mathematics and Computer Science, B

Music, B

Nursing, M

Nursing - Registered Nurse Training, AB

Political Science and Government, B

Pre-Dentistry Studies, B

Pre-Law Studies, B

Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies, B

Pre-Veterinary Studies, B

Psychology, BM

Public Relations/Image Management, B

Reading Teacher Education, M

Religion/Religious Studies, BM

Religious Education, B

Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education, B

Secondary Education and Teaching, B

Social Sciences, B

Sociology, B

Spanish Language and Literature, B

Special Education and Teaching, BM

CARROLL COLLEGE

Accounting, B

Actuarial Science, B

Animal Behavior and Ethology, B

Applied Mathematics, B

Art Teacher Education, B

Art/Art Studies, General, B

Athletic Training and Sports Medicine, B

Biochemistry, B

Biology Teacher Education, B

Biology/Biological Sciences, B

Business Administration and Management, B

Chemistry, B

Chemistry Teacher Education, B

Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist, B

Commercial and Advertising Art, B

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric, B

Computer and Information Sciences, B

Computer Science, B

Computer Software Engineering, B

Creative Writing, B

Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, B

Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, B

Early Childhood Education and Teaching, B

Education, BM

Elementary Education and Teaching, B

English Language and Literature, B

English/Language Arts Teacher Education, B

Environmental Sciences, B

Finance, B

Fine/Studio Arts, B

Foreign Language Teacher Education, B

Forensic Science and Technology, B

French Language Teacher Education, B

German Language Teacher Education, B

Graphic Communications, B

Health and Physical Education, B

Health Teacher Education, B

History, B

History Teacher Education, B

Information Science/Studies, B

International Relations and Affairs, B

Journalism, B

Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching, B

Kindergarten/PreSchool Education and Teaching, B

Kinesiology and Exercise Science, B

Management Information Systems and Services, B

Marketing/Marketing Management, B

Mathematics, B

Mathematics Teacher Education, B

Music, B

Music Teacher Education, B

Natural Resources and Conservation, B

Nursing - Registered Nurse Training, B

Organizational Behavior Studies, B

Organizational Communication, B

Photography, B

Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, B

Physical Therapy/Therapist, M

Physics Teacher Education, B

Political Science and Government, B

Pre-Dentistry Studies, B

Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies, B

Pre-Pharmacy Studies, B

Pre-Veterinary Studies, B

Printing Management, B

Psychology, B

Psychology Teacher Education, B

Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, B

Religion/Religious Studies, B

Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education, B

Secondary Education and Teaching, B

Social Science Teacher Education, B

Social Studies Teacher Education, B

Sociology, B

Software Engineering, M

Spanish Language and Literature, B

Spanish Language Teacher Education, B

System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager, B

CARTHAGE COLLEGE

Accounting, B

Art Education, M

Athletic Training and Sports Medicine, B

Biology/Biological Sciences, B

Business Administration and Management, B

Chemistry, B

Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, B

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric, B

Computer Science, B

Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services, M

Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, B

Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, B

Economics, B

Education, MO

Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented, M

Educational Leadership and Administration, M

Elementary Education and Teaching, B

Engineering, B

English Education, M

English Language and Literature, B

Environmental Sciences, B

Environmental Studies, B

Fine/Studio Arts, B

French Language and Literature, B

Geography, B

German Language and Literature, B

Graphic Design, B

History, B

International Economics, B

Marketing/Marketing Management, B

Mathematics, B

Music, B

Music Teacher Education, B

Natural Sciences, B

Neuroscience, B

Occupational Therapy/Therapist, B

Philosophy, B

Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, B

Physics, B

Political Science and Government, B

Pre-Dentistry Studies, B

Pre-Law Studies, B

Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies, B

Pre-Veterinary Studies, B

Psychology, B

Reading Teacher Education, MO

Religion/Religious Studies, B

Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education, M

Secondary Education and Teaching, B

Social Sciences, B

Social Studies Teacher Education, M

Social Work, B

Sociology, B

Spanish Language and Literature, B

Special Education and Teaching, B

Speech and Rhetorical Studies, B

Sport and Fitness Administration/Management, B

CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE

Accounting, A

Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, A

Agricultural Business and Management, A

Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician, A

Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician, A

Child Development, A

Civil Engineering Technology/Technician, A

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician, A

Computer and Information Sciences, A

Construction Engineering Technology/Technician, A

Criminal Justice/Police Science, A

Culinary Arts/Chef Training, A

Dairy Science, A

Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician, A

Dental Hygiene/Hygienist, A

Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician, A

Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, A

Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians, A

Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician, A

Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology, A

Fire Science/Firefighting, A

Health and Medical Laboratory Technologies, A

Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator, A

Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician, A

Hospitality Administration/Management, A

Legal Assistant/Paralegal, A

Machine Tool Technology/Machinist, A

Marketing/Marketing Management, A

Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist, A

Nursing - Registered Nurse Training, A

Quality Control Technology/Technician, A

Real Estate, A

Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling, A

Welding Technology/Welder, A

COLLEGE OF MENOMINEE NATION

Business Administration and Management, A

Computer Science, A

Education, A

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities, A

Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training, A

Natural Resources and Conservation, A

Political Science and Government, A

Social Work, A

COLUMBIA COLLEGE OF NURSING

Nursing - Registered Nurse Training, B

CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY WISCONSIN

Accounting, B

Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, M

Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, B

Art Education, M

Art Teacher Education, B

Art/Art Studies, General, B

Athletic Training and Sports Medicine, B

Biology/Biological Sciences, B

Business Administration and Management, B

Business Administration, Management and Operations, M

Business Teacher Education, B

Child and Family Studies, M

Commercial and Advertising Art, B

Computer Science, B

Corporate and Organizational Communication, M

Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services, M

Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, B

Curriculum and Instruction, M

Early Childhood Education and Teaching, M

Economics, B

Education, BM

Educational Administration and Supervision, M

Elementary Education and Teaching, B

English Language and Literature, B

Exercise Physiology, B

Finance and Banking, M

General Studies, B

German Language and Literature, B

German Language Teacher Education, B

Gerontological Nursing, M

Graphic Design, B

Health and Physical Education, B

Health and Physical Education/Fitness, B

Health Services Administration, M

Health/Health Care Administration/Management, B

Hebrew Language and Literature, B

History, B

History Teacher Education, B

Human Resources Management and Services, M

Humanities/Humanistic Studies, B

Industrial Radiologic Technology/Technician, B

Interior Design, B

International Business/Trade/Commerce, M

Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching, B

Kindergarten/PreSchool Education and Teaching, B

Legal Assistant/Paralegal, B

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities, B

Management, M

Management Information Systems and Services, M

Marketing, M

Marketing/Marketing Management, B

Mass Communication/Media Studies, B

Mathematics, B

Medical Office Assistant/Specialist, B

Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology, B

Modern Greek Language and Literature, B

Music, B

Music Teacher Education, B

Nursing, M

Nursing - Advanced Practice, M

Nursing - Registered Nurse Training, B

Nursing Education, M

Occupational Therapy/Therapist, BM

Pastoral Studies/Counseling, B

Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, B

Physical Therapy/Therapist, BMD

Pre-Dentistry Studies, A

Pre-Law Studies, B

Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies, A

Pre-Nursing Studies, A

Psychology, B

Public Administration, M

Reading Teacher Education, M

Religion/Religious Studies, B

Sacred Music, M

Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education, B

Secondary Education and Teaching, B

Social Work, B

Spanish Language and Literature, B

Spanish Language Teacher Education, B

Sport and Fitness Administration/Management, B

Student Personnel Services, M

Teacher Education, Multiple Levels, B

Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor, B

Theology/Theological Studies, B

Youth Ministry, B

DEVRY UNIVERSITY (MILWAUKEE)

Business Administration and Management, B

Business Administration, Management and Operations, BM

Computer and Information Sciences, B

DEVRY UNIVERSITY (WAUKESHA)

Business Administration, Management and Operations, M

EDGEWOOD COLLEGE

Accounting, B

Art Teacher Education, B

Art Therapy/Therapist, B

Art/Art Studies, General, B

Biology/Biological Sciences, B

Business Administration and Management, B

Business Administration, Management and Operations, M

Chemistry, B

Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist, B

Commercial and Advertising Art, B

Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, B

CytoTechnology/Cytotechnologist, B

Developmental and Child Psychology, B

Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, B

Economics, B

Education, BMDO

Educational Administration and Supervision, MO

Educational Leadership and Administration, D

Elementary Education and Teaching, B

English Language and Literature, B

French Language and Literature, B

History, B

Information Science/Studies, B

International Relations and Affairs, B

Kindergarten/PreSchool Education and Teaching, B

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities, AB

Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling, M

Mass Communication/Media Studies, B

Mathematics, B

Music, B

Natural Sciences, B

Nursing, M

Nursing - Registered Nurse Training, B

Political Science and Government, B

Pre-Dentistry Studies, B

Pre-Engineering, A

Pre-Law Studies, B

Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies, B

Pre-Veterinary Studies, B

Psychology, B

Public Administration, B

Public Policy Analysis, B

Religion/Religious Studies, BM

Social Sciences, B

Sociology, B

Spanish Language and Literature, B

Special Education and Teaching, MO

FOX VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE

Accounting, A

Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, A

Agricultural Business and Management, A

Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew, A

Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician, A

Business Administration and Management, A

Child Development, A

Commercial and Advertising Art, A

Computer Programming/Programmer, A

Computer Typography and Composition Equipment Operator, A

Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management, A

Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, A

Criminal Justice/Police Science, A

Culinary Arts/Chef Training, A

Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, A

Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians, A

Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician, A

Finance, A

Fire Science/Firefighting, A

Forestry Technology/Technician, A

Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator Production, A

Hospitality Administration/Management, A

Industrial Technology/Technician, A

Insurance, A

Interior Design, A

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary, A

Marketing/Marketing Management, A

Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician, A

Natural Resources and Conservation, A

Nursing - Registered Nurse Training, A

Occupational Therapy/Therapist, A

Special Products Marketing Operations, A

Welding Technology/Welder, A

Wood Science and Wood Products/Pulp and Paper Technology, A

GATEWAY TECHNICAL COLLEGE

Accounting, A

Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, A

Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew, A

Applied Horticulture/Horticultural Operations, A

Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, A

Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician, A

Banking and Financial Support Services, A

Child Development, A

Civil Engineering Technology/Technician, A

Communications Technology/Technician, A

Computer Graphics, A

Computer Programming, Specific Applications, A

Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications, A

Corrections, A

Court Reporting/Court Reporter, A

Criminal Justice/Police Science, A

Dental Hygiene/Hygienist, A

Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians, A

Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician, A

Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology, A

Fire Science/Firefighting, A

Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator, A

Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology/Technician, A

Human Services, A

Hydraulics and Fluid Power Technology, A

Industrial Technology/Technician, A

Interior Design, A

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary, A

Logistics and Materials Management, A

Machine Tool Technology/Machinist, A

Management Information Systems and Services, A

Marketing/Marketing Management, A

Nursing - Registered Nurse Training, A

Operations Management and Supervision, A

Physical Therapist Assistant, A

Physical Therapy/Therapist, A

Quality Control Technology/Technician, A

Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician, A

Surgical Technology/Technologist, A

Technical and Business Writing, A

HERZING COLLEGE

Computer and Information Sciences, AB

Computer Programming, A

Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications, A

Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, AB

Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician, AB

ITT TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (GREEN BAY)

Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects, B

Business Administration and Management, B

CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician, A

Computer and Information Systems Security, B

Computer Programming/Programmer, A

Computer Software Technology/Technician, B

Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications, B

Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, B

E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce, B

Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician, AB

System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager, A

Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design, A

Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster, A

ITT TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (GREENFIELD)

Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects, B

Business Administration and Management, B

CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician, A

Computer and Information Systems Security, B

Computer Programming/Programmer, A

Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, B

E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce, B

Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician, AB

System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager, A

Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design, A

Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster, A

LAC COURTE OREILLES OJIBWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, A

American Indian/Native American Studies, A

Business Administration and Management, A

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities, A

Medical/Clinical Assistant, A

Natural Resources Management/Development and Policy, A

Nursing - Registered Nurse Training, A

Social Work, A

Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling, A

LAKELAND COLLEGE

Accounting, B

Art/Art Studies, General, B

Biochemistry, B

Biology/Biological Sciences, B

Business Administration and Management, B

Business Administration, Management and Operations, M

Business Teacher Education, B

Chemistry, B

Computer Science, B

Criminal Justice/Safety Studies, B

Education, M

Elementary Education and Teaching, B

English Composition, B

English Language and Literature, B

German Language and Literature, B

History, B

International Business/Trade/Commerce, B

Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching, B

Kindergarten/PreSchool Education and Teaching, B

Marketing/Marketing Management, B

Mathematics, B

Music, B

Music Teacher Education, B

Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management, B

Psychology, B

Religion/Religious Studies, B

Resort Management, B

Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education, B

Secondary Education and Teaching, B

Sociology, B

Spanish Language and Literature, B

Theology and Religious Vocations, M

LAKESHORE TECHNICAL COLLEGE

Accounting, A

Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, A

Computer and Information Sciences, A

Computer Programming, A

Computer Programming/Programmer, A

Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst, A

Court Reporting/Court Reporter, A

Criminal Justice/Police Science, A

Dental Hygiene/Hygienist, A

Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians, A

Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician, A

Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology, A

Finance, A

Legal Assistant/Paralegal, A

Management Science, A

Marketing/Marketing Management, A

Medical Administrative Assistant/Secretary, A

Nursing - Registered Nurse Training, A

Quality Control Technology/Technician, A

Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer, A

LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY

Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature, B

Anthropology, B

Archeology, B

Art History, Criticism and Conservation, B

Art Teacher Education, B

Biochemistry, B

Biology/Biological Sciences, B

Chemistry, B

Chinese Language and Literature, B

Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, B

Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics, B

Cognitive Sciences, B

Computer Science, B

Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, B

East Asian Studies, B

Ecology, B

Economics, B

English Language and Literature, B

Environmental Studies, B

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, and Gender Studies, B

Fine/Studio Arts, B

French Language and Literature, B

Geology/Earth Science, B

German Language and Literature, B

History, B

International Economics, B

International Relations and Affairs, B

Japanese Language and Literature, B

Latin Language and Literature, B

Linguistics, B

Mathematics, B

Mathematics and Computer Science, B

Music, B

Music Pedagogy, B

Music Performance, B

Music Teacher Education, B

Music Theory and Composition, B

Neuroscience, B

Philosophy, B

Physics, B

Piano and Organ, B

Political Science and Government, B

Pre-Dentistry Studies, B

Pre-Law Studies, B

Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies, B

Pre-Veterinary Studies, B

Psychology, B

Religion/Religious Studies, B

Russian Language and Literature, B

Russian Studies, B

Secondary Education and Teaching, B

Slavic Studies, B

Social Psychology, B

Spanish Language and Literature, B

Violin, Viola, Guitar and Other Stringed Instruments, B

Voice and Opera, B

Wind and Percussion Instruments, B

MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE

Accounting, A

Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, A

Agricultural Mechanization, A

Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician, A

Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician, A

Biology Technician/BioTechnology Laboratory Technician, A

Business Administration and Management, A

Business Teacher Education, A

Child Development, A

Civil Engineering Technology/Technician, A

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician, A

Commercial and Advertising Art, A

Communications Technology/Technician, A

Computer Engineering Technology/Technician, A

Computer Programming/Programmer, A

Computer Typography and Composition Equipment Operator, A

Court Reporting/Court Reporter, A

Criminal Justice/Police Science, A

Culinary Arts/Chef Training, A

Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician, A

Dental Hygiene/Hygienist, A

Dietetics/Dieticians, A

Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians, A

Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician, A

Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic), A

Fashion Merchandising, A

Finance, A

Fire Science/Firefighting, A

Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator Production, A

Health and Medical Laboratory Technologies, A

Hospitality Administration/Management, A

Human Services, A

Industrial Radiologic Technology/Technician, A

Insurance, A

Interior Design, A

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities, A

Marketing/Marketing Management, A

Medical Administrative Assistant/Secretary, A

Nursing - Registered Nurse Training, A

Occupational Therapy/Therapist, A

Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies, A

Photography, A

Real Estate, A

Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist, A

Tourism and Travel Services Management, A

Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant, A

Welding Technology/Welder, A

MARANATHA BAPTIST BIBLE COLLEGE

Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, AB

Bible/Biblical Studies, B

Business Administration and Management, B

Business Teacher Education, B

Education, B

Elementary Education and Teaching, B

Humanities/Humanistic Studies, B

Kindergarten/PreSchool Education and Teaching, AB

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities, B

Music, B

Music Teacher Education, B

Nursing - Registered Nurse Training, B

Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, B

Religion/Religious Studies, AB

Religious Education, B

Religious/Sacred Music, B

Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education, B

Secondary Education and Teaching, B

Speech and Rhetorical Studies, B

Theology and Religious Vocations, M

MARIAN COLLEGE OF FOND DU LAC

Accounting, B

Art Teacher Education, B

Art Therapy/Therapist, B

Biological and Physical Sciences, B

Biology Teacher Education, B

Biology/Biological Sciences, B

Business Administration and Management, B

Business Administration, Management and Operations, M

Business/Managerial Economics, B

Chemistry, B

Chemistry Teacher Education, B

Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist, B

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric, B

Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, B

CytoTechnology/Cytotechnologist, B

Education, BMD

Educational Leadership and Administration, MD

Elementary Education and Teaching, B

English Language and Literature, B

English/Language Arts Teacher Education, B

Finance, B

Fine/Studio Arts, B

Foreign Languages and Literatures, B

History, B

History Teacher Education, B

Information Technology, B

International Relations and Affairs, B

Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching, B

Kindergarten/PreSchool Education and Teaching, B

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities, B

Marketing/Marketing Management, B

Mathematics, B

Mathematics Teacher Education, B

Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist, B

Music, B

Music Management and Merchandising, B

Music Teacher Education, B

Nursing, M

Nursing - Adult, M

Nursing - Registered Nurse Training, B

Nursing Education, M

Organizational Management, M

Political Science and Government, B

Pre-Dentistry Studies, B

Pre-Law Studies, B

Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies, B

Pre-Veterinary Studies, B

Psychology, B

Quality Management, M

Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education, B

Secondary Education and Teaching, B

Social Sciences, B

Social Work, B

Sociology, B

Spanish Language and Literature, B

Spanish Language Teacher Education, B

Sport and Fitness Administration/Management, B

MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY

Accounting, BM

Advertising, B

Advertising and Public Relations, M

African-American/Black Studies, B

Analytical Chemistry, MD

Anthropology, B

Athletic Training and Sports Medicine, B

Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist, B

Biochemistry, B

Bioinformatics, M

Biological and Biomedical Sciences, MD

Biology/Biological Sciences, B

Biomedical Engineering, MD

Biomedical Sciences, B

Biomedical/Medical Engineering, B

Broadcast Journalism, B

Business Administration and Management, B

Business Administration, Management and Operations, MO

Business/Managerial Economics, B

Cell Biology and Anatomy, MD

Chemistry, BMD

Civil Engineering, BMD

Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, B

Clinical Psychology, M

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician, B

Communication and Media Studies, M

Communication Disorders, M

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric, B

Communication, Journalism and Related Programs, B

Computational Mathematics, B

Computer Engineering, BMD

Computer Science, BM

Construction Engineering and Management, MD

Creative Writing, B

Criminology, AB

Dental Hygiene/Hygienist, B

Dentistry, P

Developmental Biology and Embryology, MD

Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, B

Ecology, MD

Economics, BM

Education, BMDO

Electrical Engineering, MD

Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering, B

Elementary Education and Teaching, B

Engineering, B

Engineering and Applied Sciences, MD

Engineering Management, M

English, MD

English Language and Literature, B

English/Language Arts Teacher Education, B

Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology, MD

Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering, B

Ethics, MD

Evolutionary Biology, MD

Finance, B

Foreign Language Teacher Education, BM

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, B

French Language and Literature, B

Genetics, MD

Geotechnical Engineering, MD

German Language and Literature, B

Gerontological Nursing, O

History, BMD

Human Resources Development, M

Human Resources Management and Services, M

Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, B

Industrial Engineering, B

Information Science/Studies, B

Inorganic Chemistry, MD

Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies, B

Interdisciplinary Studies, BD

International Affairs, MO

International Business/Trade/Commerce, B

International Relations and Affairs, B

International/Global Studies, B

Journalism, BM

Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching, B

Kinesiology and Exercise Science, B

Law and Legal Studies, PO

Management Information Systems and Services, B

Management of Technology, M

Marketing/Marketing Management, B

Mass Communication/Media Studies, BM

Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing, O

Mathematics, BMD

Mathematics Teacher Education, BM

Mechanical Engineering, BMD

Media Studies, M

Medieval and Renaissance Studies, M

Microbiology, MD

Molecular Biology, BMD

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, B

Neurobiology and Neurophysiology, MD

Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery, O

Nursing, MDO

Nursing - Adult, O

Nursing - Advanced Practice, M

Nursing - Registered Nurse Training, B

Oral and Dental Sciences, M

Organic Chemistry, MD

Orthodontics, M

Pediatric Nurse/Nursing, O

Philosophy, BMD

Physical Chemistry, MD

Physical Therapy/Therapist, BM

Physician Assistant, BM

Physics, B

Physiology, MD

Political Science and Government, BMO

Pre-Dentistry Studies, B

Pre-Law Studies, B

Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies, B

Psychology, BMD

Public Relations/Image Management, B

Religion/Religious Studies, B

Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education, B

Secondary Education and Teaching, B

Social Science Teacher Education, B

Social Studies Teacher Education, B

Social Work, B

Sociology, B

Spanish Language and Literature, BM

Speech and Interpersonal Communication, M

Speech and Rhetorical Studies, B

Statistics, BM

Structural Engineering, MD

Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, B

Theology and Religious Vocations, MD

Transportation and Highway Engineering, MD

Water Resources Engineering, MD

Women's Studies, B

MID-STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE

Accounting, A

Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, A

Business Administration and Management, A

Civil Engineering Technology/Technician, A

Computer and Information Sciences, A

Computer Engineering Technology/Technician, A

Computer Programming, A

Computer Programming, Specific Applications, A

Corrections, A

Criminal Justice/Police Science, A

Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, A

Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians, A

Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician, A

Hotel/Motel Administration/Management, A

Industrial Technology/Technician, A

Information Science/Studies, A

Instrumentation Technology/Technician, A

Marketing/Marketing Management, A

Nursing - Registered Nurse Training, A

Quality Control Technology/Technician, A

Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist, A

MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE

Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping, A

Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, A

Agricultural Business and Management, A

Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician, A

Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef, A

Barbering/Barber, A

Biomedical Technology/Technician, A

Business Administration and Management, A

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, A

Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist, A

Chemical Engineering, A

Child Development, A

Civil Engineering Technology/Technician, A

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician, A

Commercial and Advertising Art, A

Communications Technology/Technician, A

Computer and Information Sciences, A

Computer Graphics, A

Computer Programming, A

Computer Programming, Specific Applications, A

Computer Programming, Vendor/Product Certification, A

Computer Science, A

Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst, A

Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, A

Construction Engineering Technology/Technician, A

Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management, A

Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, A

Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Arts, A

Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, A

Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, A

Criminal Justice/Police Science, A

Culinary Arts/Chef Training, A

Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, A

Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician, A

Dental Assisting/Assistant, A

Dental Hygiene/Hygienist, A

Dietetic Technician (DTR), A

Dietetics/Dieticians, A

Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, A

E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce, A

Educational/Instructional Media Design, A

Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician, A

Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, A

Electrocardiograph Technology/Technician, A

Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology, A

Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology, A

Environmental Health, A

Fashion Merchandising, A

Film/Cinema Studies, A

Finance, A

Fire Science/Firefighting, A

Food Technology and Processing, A

Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, A

Furniture Design and Manufacturing, A

Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator Production, A

Hair Styling/Stylist and Hair Design, A

Health Unit Coordinator/Ward Clerk, A

Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology/Technician, A

Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician, A

Hospitality and Recreation Marketing Operations, A

Hotel/Motel Administration/Management, A

Human Services, A

Hydrology and Water Resources Science, A

Industrial Design, A

Industrial Radiologic Technology/Technician, A

Industrial Technology/Technician, A

Information Technology, A

Landscaping and Groundskeeping, A

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary, A

Legal Assistant/Paralegal, A

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities, A

Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training, A

Machine Tool Technology/Machinist, A

Marketing/Marketing Management, A

Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician, A

Medical Administrative Assistant/Secretary, A

Music, A

Nursing - Registered Nurse Training, A

Occupational Therapy/Therapist, A

Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician, A

Photography, A

Physical Therapy/Therapist, A

Pre-Engineering, A

Publishing, A

Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician, A

Real Estate, A

Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist, A

Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling, A

Survey Technology/Surveying, A

System Administration/Administrator, A

Tool and Die Technology/Technician, A

Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations, A

Transportation and Materials Moving, A

Transportation/Transportation Management, A

Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster, A

Welding Technology/Welder, A

Word Processing, A

MILWAUKEE INSTITUTE OF ART AND DESIGN

Art/Art Studies, General, B

Commercial and Advertising Art, B

Drawing, B

Fine/Studio Arts, B

Industrial Design, B

Interior Design, B

Painting, B

Photography, B

Printmaking, B

Sculpture, B

MILWAUKEE SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

Architectural Engineering, B

Biomedical Engineering, M

Biomedical/Medical Engineering, B

Business Administration and Management, B

Business Administration, Management and Operations, M

Business/Commerce, B

Cardiovascular Sciences, M

Clinical Laboratory Sciences, M

Communication, Journalism and Related Programs, B

Computer Engineering, B

Computer Software Engineering, B

Construction Management, B

Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering, B

Engineering and Applied Sciences, M

Engineering Management, M

Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology, M

Industrial Engineering, B

International Business/Trade/Commerce, B

Management Information Systems and Services, B

Mechanical Engineering, B

Medical Informatics, M

Nursing - Registered Nurse Training, B

Structural Engineering, M

MORAINE PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE

Accounting, A

Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, A

Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician, A

Business and Personal/Financial Services Marketing Operations, A

Child Care Provider/Assistant, A

Chiropractic, A

Civil Engineering Technology/Technician, A

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Assistant, A

Computer Programming, Specific Applications, A

Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications, A

Construction Trades, A

Corrections and Criminal Justice, A

Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, and Nail Instructor, A

Culinary Arts/Chef Training, A

Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians, A

Early Childhood Education and Teaching, A

Electrical and Power Transmission Installation/Installer, A

Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology, A

Engineering Technology, A

Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator Production, A

Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician, A

Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology/Technician, A

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary, A

Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training, A

Machine Shop Technology/Assistant, A

Management Information Systems and Services, A

Marketing/Marketing Management, A

Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist, A

Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist, A

Medical/Clinical Assistant, A

Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist, A

Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant, A

Nursing - Registered Nurse Training, A

Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer, A

Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist, A

Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling, A

Surgical Technology/Technologist, A

Tool and Die Technology/Technician, A

Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design, A

Welding Technology/Welder, A

MOUNT MARY COLLEGE

Accounting, B

Art Teacher Education, B

Art Therapy/Therapist, BM

Art/Art Studies, General, B

Behavioral Sciences, B

Bilingual and Multilingual Education, B

Biology Teacher Education, B

Biology/Biological Sciences, B

Business Administration and Management, B

Business Teacher Education, B

Chemistry, B

Chemistry Teacher Education, B

Commercial and Advertising Art, B

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric, B

Computer Science, B

Corrections and Criminal Justice, B

Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services, M

Dietetics/Dieticians, B

Education, BM

Elementary Education and Teaching, B

English Language and Literature, B

English/Language Arts Teacher Education, B

Fashion Merchandising, B

Fashion/Apparel Design, B

French Language and Literature, B

French Language Teacher Education, B

Gerontology, M

Graphic Design, B

Health Education, M

History, B

History Teacher Education, B

Interior Design, B

International Relations and Affairs, B

Kindergarten/PreSchool Education and Teaching, B

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities, B

Marketing/Marketing Management, B

Mathematics, B

Mathematics Teacher Education, B

Music, B

Music Teacher Education, B

Nursing - Registered Nurse Training, B

Nutritional Sciences, M

Occupational Therapy/Therapist, BM

Philosophy, B

Pre-Dentistry Studies, B

Pre-Law Studies, B

Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies, B

Pre-Veterinary Studies, B

Psychology, B

Public Relations/Image Management, B

Religion/Religious Studies, B

Religious Education, B

Secondary Education and Teaching, B

Social Work, B

Spanish Language and Literature, B

Spanish Language Teacher Education, B

Technical and Business Writing, B

NICOLET AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE

Accounting, A

Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, A

Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician, A

Business Administration and Management, A

Child Development, A

Computer and Information Sciences, A

Computer Science, A

Criminal Justice/Police Science, A

Culinary Arts/Chef Training, A

Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician, A

Hotel/Motel Administration/Management, A

Kindergarten/PreSchool Education and Teaching, A

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities, A

Machine Tool Technology/Machinist, A

Marketing/Marketing Management, A

Medical Administrative Assistant/Secretary, A

Nursing - Registered Nurse Training, A

Physical Therapist Assistant, A

Real Estate, A

Survey Technology/Surveying, A

Welding Technology/Welder, A

NORTHCENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE

Accounting, A

Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, A

Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician, A

Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician, A

Business Administration and Management, A

Criminal Justice/Police Science, A

Dental Hygiene/Hygienist, A

Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, A

Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians, A

Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician, A

Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology, A

Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator Production, A

Human Services, A

Industrial Radiologic Technology/Technician, A

Industrial Technology/Technician, A

Information Science/Studies, A

Kindergarten/PreSchool Education and Teaching, A

Laser and Optical Technology/Technician, A

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary, A

Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training, A

Machine Tool Technology/Machinist, A

Marketing/Marketing Management, A

Medical Administrative Assistant/Secretary, A

Nursing - Registered Nurse Training, A

Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer, A

Sign Language Interpretation and Translation, A

NORTHEAST WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE

Accounting, A

Accounting and Related Services, A

Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping, A

Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, A

Agribusiness, A

Agricultural Business and Management, A

Agricultural Mechanization, A

Agriculture, A

Apparel and Accessories Marketing Operations, A

Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician, A

Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician, A

Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician, A

Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician, A

Business Administration and Management, A

Business Administration, Management and Operations, A

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, A

Carpentry/Carpenter, A

Child Care and Support Services Management, A

Civil Engineering Technology/Technician, A

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician, A

Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services, A

Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, A

Computer Programming/Programmer, A

Corrections, A

Criminal Justice/Police Science, A

Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician, A

Dental Assisting/Assistant, A

Dental Hygiene/Hygienist, A

Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician, A

Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, A

Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians, A

Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician, A

Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology, A

Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic), A

Environmental Studies, A

Farm/Farm and Ranch Management, A

Fashion Merchandising, A

Finance, A

Finance and Financial Management Services, A

Fire Science/Firefighting, A

Fire Services Administration, A

General Merchandising, Sales, and Related Marketing Operations, A

General Office Occupations and Clerical Services, A

Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician, A

Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology/Technician, A

Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician, A

Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Technologies, A

Industrial Design, A

Industrial Technology/Technician, A

Instrumentation Technology/Technician, A

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary, A

Legal Assistant/Paralegal, A

Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training, A

Lineworker, A

Logistics and Materials Management, A

Machine Shop Technology/Assistant, A

Machine Tool Technology/Machinist, A

Marine Maintenance/Fitter and Ship Repair Technology/Technician, A

Marketing/Marketing Management, A

Mass Communication/Media Studies, A

Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians, A

Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD, A

Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician, A

Medical Administrative Assistant/Secretary, A

Medical Office Management/Administration, A

Medical/Clinical Assistant, A

Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant, A

Nursing - Registered Nurse Training, A

Petroleum Technology/Technician, A

Physical Therapist Assistant, A

Physical Therapy/Therapist, A

Precision Metal Working, A

Precision Production, A

Precision Systems Maintenance and Repair Technologies, A

Quality Control Technology/Technician, A

Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist, A

Surgical Technology/Technologist, A

Systems Science and Theory, A

Telecommunications Technology/Technician, A

Tourism and Travel Services Management, A

Transportation and Materials Moving, A

Vehicle and Vehicle Parts and Accessories Marketing Operations, A

Watchmaking and Jewelrymaking, A

Welding Technology/Welder, A

NORTHLAND COLLEGE

American Indian/Native American Studies, B

Applied Mathematics, B

Art Teacher Education, B

Art/Art Studies, General, B

Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, B

Biological and Physical Sciences, B

Biology/Biological Sciences, B

Business Administration and Management, B

Business/Managerial Economics, B

Chemistry, B

Creative Writing, B

Ecology, B

Economics, B

Education, B

Elementary Education and Teaching, B

English Language and Literature, B

Environmental Biology, B

Environmental Education, B

Environmental Studies, B

Fine/Studio Arts, B

Forestry, B

Geology/Earth Science, B

History, B

Hydrology and Water Resources Science, B

Information Science/Studies, B

Interdisciplinary Studies, B

Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching, B

Land Use Planning and Management/Development, B

Mathematics, B

Music, B

Music Teacher Education, B

Natural Resources and Conservation, B

Natural Resources Management/Development and Policy, B

Natural Sciences, B

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, B

Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies, B

Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution, B

Philosophy, B

Pre-Dentistry Studies, B

Pre-Law Studies, B

Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies, B

Pre-Veterinary Studies, B

Psychology, B

Religion/Religious Studies, B

Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education, B

Secondary Education and Teaching, B

Social Sciences, B

Sociology, B

Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy, B

Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management, B

Wildlife Biology, B

Zoology/Animal Biology, B

RIPON COLLEGE

Anthropology, B

Art/Art Studies, General, B

Biochemistry, B

Biology/Biological Sciences, B

Business Administration and Management, B

Chemistry, B

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric, B

Computer Science, B

Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, B

Early Childhood Education and Teaching, B

Economics, B

Education, B

Elementary Education and Teaching, B

English Language and Literature, B

Environmental Studies, B

French Language and Literature, B

German Language and Literature, B

History, B

Interdisciplinary Studies, B

Latin American Studies, B

Mathematics, B

Music, B

Music Teacher Education, B

Philosophy, B

Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, B

Physical Sciences, B

Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology, B

Political Science and Government, B

Pre-Dentistry Studies, B

Pre-Law Studies, B

Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies, B

Pre-Veterinary Studies, B

Psychology, B

Religion/Religious Studies, B

Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, B

Secondary Education and Teaching, B

Sociology, B

Spanish Language and Literature, B

ST. NORBERT COLLEGE

Accounting, B

Art/Art Studies, General, B

Biological and Physical Sciences, B

Biology/Biological Sciences, B

Business Administration and Management, B

Chemistry, B

Commercial and Advertising Art, B

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric, B

Computer and Information Sciences, B

Economics, B

Education, M

Elementary Education and Teaching, B

English Language and Literature, B

Environmental Sciences, B

Environmental Studies, B

French Language and Literature, B

Geology/Earth Science, B

German Language and Literature, B

History, B

Humanities/Humanistic Studies, B

International Business/Trade/Commerce, B

International Relations and Affairs, B

Mathematics, B

Music, B

Music Teacher Education, B

Philosophy, B

Physics, B

Political Science and Government, B

Psychology, B

Religion/Religious Studies, B

Sociology, B

Spanish Language and Literature, B

Theology and Religious Vocations, M

SILVER LAKE COLLEGE

Accounting, B

Art Teacher Education, B

Art/Art Studies, General, B

Biology/Biological Sciences, B

Business Administration and Management, B

Commercial and Advertising Art, A

Computer and Information Sciences, B

Education, M

Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation, B

Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities, B

Educational Administration and Supervision, M

Educational Leadership and Administration, M

Elementary Education and Teaching, B

English Language and Literature, B

General Studies, A

History, B

Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, B

Information Science/Studies, B

Interdisciplinary Studies, B

Kindergarten/PreSchool Education and Teaching, B

Management, M

Mathematics, B

Music, B

Music Teacher Education, BM

Organizational Behavior Studies, M

Psychology, B

Social Sciences, B

Theology/Theological Studies, B

Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design, B

SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE

Accounting, A

Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, A

Agribusiness, A

Agricultural Mechanization, A

Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician, A

Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician, A

Child Development, A

Computer Programming/Programmer, A

Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, A

Culinary Arts/Chef Training, A

Dairy Science, A

Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician, A

Dental Assisting/Assistant, A

Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, A

Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians, A

Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician, A

Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology, A

Finance, A

Food Technology and Processing, A

Human Services, A

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary, A

Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training, A

Machine Tool Technology/Machinist, A

Marketing/Marketing Management, A

Mason/Masonry, A

Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist, A

Medical/Clinical Assistant, A

Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant, A

Nursing - Registered Nurse Training, A

Welding Technology/Welder, A

UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-WISCONSIN CAMPUS

Business Administration and Management, B

Business Administration, Management and Operations, M

Electronic Commerce, M

Health Services Administration, M

Information Technology, B

Management, M

Management Information Systems and Services, M

Management of Technology, M

Management Science, B

Organizational Management, M

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-BARABOO/SAUK COUNTY

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities, A

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-BARRON COUNTY

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities, A

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE

Accounting, B

American Indian/Native American Studies, B

Art/Art Studies, General, B

Athletic Training and Sports Medicine, B

Biological and Biomedical Sciences, M

Biomedical Sciences, B

Business Administration and Management, B

Business Administration, Management and Operations, M

Chemistry, B

Communication Disorders, BM

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric, B

Computer and Information Sciences, B

Criminal Justice/Safety Studies, B

Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, B

Economics, B

Education, M

Elementary Education and Teaching, BM

English, M

English Education, M

English Language and Literature, B

Environmental and Occupational Health, M

Environmental Health, B

Finance, B

French Language and Literature, B

Geography, B

Geology/Earth Science, B

Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, B

Health/Health Care Administration/Management, B

History, BM

Information Resources Management/CIO Training, B

Journalism, B

Kinesiology and Exercise Science, B

Latin American Studies, B

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities, A

Marketing/Marketing Management, B

Mass Communication/Media Studies, B

Mathematics, B

Mathematics Teacher Education, M

Molecular Biology, B

Music, B

Music Therapy/Therapist, B

Nursing, M

Nursing - Registered Nurse Training, B

Philosophy, B

Physics, B

Political Science and Government, B

Psychology, BMO

Public Health, M

Reading Teacher Education, M

Religion/Religious Studies, B

School Psychology, MO

Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education, BM

Secondary Education and Teaching, M

Social Studies Teacher Education, BM

Social Work, B

Sociology, B

Spanish Language and Literature, B

Special Education and Teaching, BM

Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, B

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-FOND DU LAC

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities, A

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-FOX VALLEY

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities, A

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-GREEN BAY

Accounting, B

Art/Art Studies, General, AB

Biology/Biological Sciences, AB

Biomedical Sciences, B

Business Administration and Management, AB

Chemistry, AB

Communication, Journalism and Related Programs, B

Computer Science, B

Developmental and Child Psychology, B

Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, AB

Economics, AB

Education, M

Elementary Education and Teaching, B

English Language and Literature, AB

Environmental Policy, M

Environmental Sciences, ABM

Environmental Studies, AB

French Language and Literature, AB

General Studies, B

Geology/Earth Science, AB

Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, AB

History, AB

Humanities/Humanistic Studies, AB

Information Science/Studies, AB

Interdisciplinary Studies, AB

Management, M

Mathematics, AB

Music, B

Nursing Science, B

Nutritional Sciences, B

Philosophy, AB

Political Science and Government, AB

Pre-Dentistry Studies, B

Psychology, AB

Social Work, ABM

Spanish Language and Literature, AB

Urban Studies/Affairs, AB

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-LA CROSSE

Accounting, B

Archeology, B

Art/Art Studies, General, B

Athletic Training and Sports Medicine, BM

Biological and Biomedical Sciences, M

Biology/Biological Sciences, B

Business Administration and Management, B

Business Administration, Management and Operations, M

Cell Biology and Anatomy, M

Chemistry, B

Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist, B

Clinical Microbiology, M

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric, B

Community Health and Preventive Medicine, M

Computer and Information Sciences, B

Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, B

Economics, B

Education, M

Elementary Education and Teaching, BM

English Language and Literature, B

Exercise and Sports Science, M

Finance, B

French Language and Literature, B

General Studies, B

Geography, B

German Language and Literature, B

Health Education, M

Health Teacher Education, B

History, B

International Business/Trade/Commerce, B

Kinesiology and Exercise Science, B

Management Information Systems and Services, B

Marine Sciences, M

Marketing/Marketing Management, B

Mathematics, B

Microbiology, BM

Molecular Biology, M

Music, B

Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist, B

Nurse Anesthetist, M

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, B

Philosophy, B

Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, M

Physical Therapy/Therapist, BM

Physician Assistant, BM

Physics, B

Physiology, M

Political Science and Government, B

Psychology, BMO

Public Health, M

Reading Teacher Education, M

Recreation and Park Management, M

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, B

Rehabilitation Sciences, M

School Psychology, MO

Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education, B

Secondary Education and Teaching, M

Social Studies Teacher Education, B

Sociology, B

Software Engineering, M

Spanish Language and Literature, B

Special Education and Teaching, M

Sport and Fitness Administration/Management, M

Student Personnel Services, M

Therapeutic Recreation, M

Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy, B

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON

Accounting, B

Actuarial Science, BM

Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching, MD

Advertising, B

African Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, B

African Studies, BMD

African-American/Black Studies, BM

Agricultural Business and Management, B

Agricultural Economics, BMD

Agricultural Engineering, MD

Agricultural Sciences, MD

Agricultural Teacher Education, B

Agricultural/Biological Engineering and Bioengineering, B

Agriculture, B

Agronomy and Crop Science, B

Agronomy and Soil Sciences, MD

Allopathic Medicine, P

American/United States Studies/Civilization, B

Anatomy, MD

Animal Genetics, B

Animal Sciences, BMD

Anthropology, BMD

Apparel and Textiles, B

Applied Art, B

Applied Economics, MD

Applied Mathematics, B

Art Education, M

Art History, Criticism and Conservation, BMD

Art Teacher Education, B

Art/Art Studies, General, B

Arts Management, M

Asian Languages, MD

Asian Studies/Civilization, BMD

Astronomy, BD

Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, MD

Bacteriology, M

Biochemistry, BMD

Bioengineering, MD

Biological and Biomedical Sciences, MDO

Biological Anthropology, MD

Biology/Biological Sciences, B

Biomedical Engineering, MD

Biomedical/Medical Engineering, B

Biometry/Biometrics, M

Biophysics, D

Biopsychology, D

Botany/Plant Biology, BMD

Broadcast Journalism, B

Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection, B

Business Administration and Management, B

Business Administration, Management and Operations, MD

Cancer Biology/Oncology, D

Cartography, B

Cell Biology and Anatomy, MD

Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology, B

Chemical Engineering, BMD

Chemistry, BMD

Child and Family Studies, MD

Child Development, B

Chinese Language and Literature, B

Chinese Studies, MD

Civil Engineering, BMD

Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, BMD

Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist, B

Clinical Psychology, D

Cognitive Sciences, D

Communication and Media Studies, MD

Communication Disorders, BMD

Community Health and Preventive Medicine, MD

Comparative Literature, BMD

Composition, MD

Computer Engineering, B

Computer Science, BMD

Conservation Biology, M

Consumer Economics, MD

Consumer Services and Advocacy, B

Counseling Psychology, D

Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services, M

Curriculum and Instruction, MD

Dairy Science, BMD

Design and Applied Arts, MD

Developmental and Child Psychology, B

Developmental Psychology, D

Dietetics/Dieticians, B

Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, B

Ecology, MD

Economics, D

Education, MDO

Educational Administration and Supervision, O

Educational Leadership and Administration, MDO

Educational Psychology, MD

Electrical Engineering, MD

Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering, B

Elementary Education and Teaching, B

Energy and Power Engineering, M

Engineering, B

Engineering and Applied Sciences, MDO

Engineering Mechanics, B

Engineering Physics, BMD

English, MD

English Education, M

English Language and Literature, B

Entomology, BMD

Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies, M

Environmental Biology, MD

Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology, MD

Environmental Policy and Resource Management, MD

Environmental Sciences, MD

Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering, B

Ethnomusicology, MD

Experimental Psychology, B

Family and Consumer Economics and Related Services, B

Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education, B

Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, BMD

Farm/Farm and Ranch Management, B

Fashion Merchandising, B

Finance, B

Finance and Banking, MD

Fine Arts and Art Studies, M

Food Science, B

Food Science and Technology, MD

Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, B

Foreign Language Teacher Education, M

Forestry, BMD

French Language and Literature, BMD

O Genetics, MD

Geographic Information Systems, MO

Geography, BMDO

Geological Engineering, MD

Geology/Earth Science, BMD

Geophysics and Seismology, BMD

German Language and Literature, BMD

Hebrew Language and Literature, BMD

Hebrew Studies, MD

Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies, B

History, BMD

History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, B

History of Science and Technology, MD

Horticultural Science, BMD

Human Development, MD

Human Resources Management and Services, MD

Hydrology and Water Resources Science, B

Industrial and Labor Relations, MD

Industrial and Manufacturing Management, MD

Industrial Engineering, B

Industrial/Management Engineering, MD

Information Science/Studies, MDO

Insurance, BMD

Interior Design, B

International Business/Trade/Commerce, M

International Relations and Affairs, B

Investment Management, MD

Italian Language and Literature, BMD

Japanese Language and Literature, B

Japanese Studies, MD

Journalism, BMD

Kindergarten/PreSchool Education and Teaching, B

Kinesiology and Movement Studies, MD

Labor and Industrial Relations, B

Landscape Architecture, BM

Latin American Studies, BM

Latin Language and Literature, B

Law and Legal Studies, MD

Legal and Justice Studies, M

Library Science, MDO

Limnology, MD

Linguistics, BMD

Logistics and Materials Management, M

Management Information Systems and Services, MD

Manufacturing Engineering, M

Marine Sciences, MD

Marketing Research, M

Mass Communication/Media Studies, BMD

Materials Sciences, MD

Mathematics, BMD

Mathematics Teacher Education, M

Mechanical Engineering, BMD

Mechanics, MD

Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology, BD

Medical Physics, MD

Metallurgical Engineering, BMD

Microbiology, D

Mining and Mineral Engineering, B

Modern Greek Language and Literature, B

Molecular Biology, BMD

Music, BMD

Music Teacher Education, BMD

Music Theory and Composition, MD

Musicology and Ethnomusicology, MD

Natural Resources Management/Development and Policy, BMD

Neurobiology and Neurophysiology, D

Neuroscience, MD

Nuclear Engineering, BMD

Nursing, MD

Nursing - Registered Nurse Training, B

Nutritional Sciences, MD

Occupational Therapy/Therapist, B

Oceanography, Chemical and Physical, MD

Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies, B

Pathology/Experimental Pathology, D

Performance, MD

Pharmaceutical Administration, MD

Pharmaceutical Sciences, MD

Pharmacology, BMD

Pharmacy, BP

Philosophy, BMD

Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, B

Physician Assistant, B

Physics, MD

Physiology, MD

Plant Pathology/Phytopathology, MD

Plant Sciences, MD

Political Science and Government, BMD

Polymer/Plastics Engineering, M

Portuguese Language and Literature, BMD

Poultry Science, B

Psychology, BD

Public Affairs, M

Public Relations/Image Management, B

Radio and Television, B

Real Estate, BMD

Recreation and Park Management, M

Rehabilitation Counseling, MD

Rehabilitation Sciences, M

Rural Sociology, M

Russian Language and Literature, B

Scandinavian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, BMD

Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education, BM

Secondary Education and Teaching, B

Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, BMD

Social Psychology, D

Social Sciences, B

Social Studies Teacher Education, M

Social Work, BMD

Sociology, BMD

South and Southeast Asian Studies, M

Southeast Asian Studies, B

Spanish Language and Literature, BMD

Special Education and Teaching, BMD

Statistics, BMD

Survey Technology/Surveying, B

Sustainable Development, M

Systems Engineering, MD

Theater, MD

Toxicology, BMD

Urban and Regional Planning, MD

Urban Studies/Affairs, B

Veterinary Medicine, P

Veterinary Sciences, MD

Vocational and Technical Education, MD

Water Resources, M

Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management, B

Women's Studies, B

Zoology/Animal Biology, BMD

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MANITOWOC

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities, A

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MARATHON COUNTY

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities, A

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MARINETTE

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities, A

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MARSHFIELD/WOOD COUNTY

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities, A

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE

Accounting, B

African-American/Black Studies, B

Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, MD

American Indian/Native American Studies, B

Anthropology, BMDO

Applied Mathematics, B

Architecture, BMDO

Art Education, M

Art History, Criticism and Conservation, BMO

Art Teacher Education, B

Art/Art Studies, General, B

Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, B

Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist, B

Bilingual and Multilingual Education, B

Biochemistry, B

Biological and Biomedical Sciences, MD

Biological Anthropology, M

Biology/Biological Sciences, B

Broadcast Journalism, B

Business Administration and Management, B

Business Administration, Management and Operations, MDO

Ceramic Arts and Ceramics, B

Chemistry, BMD

Civil Engineering, B

Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, BM

Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist, B

Clinical Laboratory Sciences, M

Clinical Psychology, MD

Communication and Media Studies, MO

Communication Disorders, M

Comparative Literature, BMD

O Computer Science, BMD

Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, B

Criminal Justice/Police Science, B

Criminology, M

Curriculum and Instruction, M

Dance, BM

Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, B

Early Childhood Education and Teaching, M

Ecology, B

Economics, BMD

Education, BMDO

Educational Administration and Supervision, MO

Educational Psychology, MO

Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering, B

Elementary Education and Teaching, BM

Engineering, B

Engineering and Applied Sciences, MDO

English, MDO

English Language and Literature, B

Ethnic and Cultural Studies, B

Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts, B

Film, Television, and Video Production, M

Film/Cinema Studies, B

Finance, B

Fine Arts and Art Studies, M

Fine/Studio Arts, B

Forestry, B

Foundations and Philosophy of Education, M

French Language and Literature, BM

Geography, BMDO

Geology/Earth Science, BMD

German Language and Literature, BM

Health Informatics, M

Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator, B

Health/Health Care Administration/Management, B

Hebrew Language and Literature, B

Hebrew Studies, M

History, BMDO

Human Resources Development, MO

Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, B

Industrial and Labor Relations, MO

Industrial Engineering, B

Information Science/Studies, MO

Interdisciplinary Studies, BD

International Relations and Affairs, B

Italian Language and Literature, BM

Journalism, BM

Kindergarten/PreSchool Education and Teaching, B

Kinesiology and Movement Studies, M

Labor and Industrial Relations, B

Latin American Studies, B

Latin Language and Literature, B

Liberal Studies, M

Library Science, MO

Linguistics, B

Management Information Systems and Services, B

Marketing/Marketing Management, B

Mass Communication/Media Studies, BM

Materials Engineering, B

Mathematics, BMD

Mechanical Engineering, B

Metal and Jewelry Arts, B

Middle School Education, M

Modern Greek Language and Literature, B

Museology/Museum Studies, O

Music, BMO

Music History, Literature, and Theory, B

Music Teacher Education, B

Music Therapy/Therapist, B

Natural Resources and Conservation, B

Nursing, MDO

Nursing - Registered Nurse Training, B

Occupational Therapy/Therapist, BM

Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies, B

Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution, B

Philosophy, BM

Physical Therapy/Therapist, B

Physics, BMD

Political Science and Government, BMD

Pre-Dentistry Studies, B

Pre-Law Studies, B

Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies, B

Psychology, BMD

Public Administration, MO

Public Health (MPH, DPH), B

Reading Teacher Education, M

Real Estate, B

Religion/Religious Studies, B

Russian Language and Literature, B

Russian Studies, B

Sculpture, B

Secondary Education and Teaching, BM

Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, BM

Social Work, BMO

Sociology, BM

Spanish Language and Literature, BM

Special Education and Teaching, BM

Statistics, B

Theater, M

Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy, B

Urban Education and Leadership, MD

Urban Planning, MO

Urban Studies/Affairs, BMD

O Violin, Viola, Guitar and Other Stringed Instruments, B

Voice and Opera, B

Wind and Percussion Instruments, B

Women's Studies, B

Zoology/Animal Biology, B

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-OSHKOSH

Accounting, B

Anthropology, B

Art Teacher Education, B

Art/Art Studies, General, B

Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist, B

Biological and Biomedical Sciences, M

Biology/Biological Sciences, B

Broadcast Journalism, B

Business Administration and Management, B

Business Administration, Management and Operations, M

Chemistry, B

Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist, B

Computer Science, B

Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services, M

Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, B

Curriculum and Instruction, M

Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, B

Early Childhood Education and Teaching, M

Economics, B

Education, BM

Educational Leadership and Administration, M

Elementary Education and Teaching, B

English, M

English Language and Literature, B

Experimental Psychology, M

Finance, B

Fine/Studio Arts, B

French Language and Literature, B

Geography, B

Geology/Earth Science, B

German Language and Literature, B

Health Services Administration, M

History, B

Human Services, B

Industrial and Organizational Psychology, M

International Relations and Affairs, B

Journalism, B

Kindergarten/PreSchool Education and Teaching, B

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities, AB

Management Information Systems and Services, BM

Marketing/Marketing Management, B

Mass Communication/Media Studies, B

Mathematics, B

Mathematics Teacher Education, M

Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology, B

Music, B

Music Teacher Education, B

Music Therapy/Therapist, B

Nursing, M

Nursing - Adult, M

Nursing - Advanced Practice, M

Nursing - Registered Nurse Training, B

Philosophy, B

Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, B

Physics, B

Political Science and Government, BM

Pre-Dentistry Studies, B

Pre-Law Studies, B

Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies, B

Pre-Veterinary Studies, B

Psychology, BM

Radio and Television, B

Reading Teacher Education, M

Religion/Religious Studies, B

Secondary Education and Teaching, B

Social Work, BM

Sociology, B

Spanish Language and Literature, B

Special Education and Teaching, BM

Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor, B

Urban Studies/Affairs, B

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PARKSIDE

Accounting, B

Art/Art Studies, General, B

Biological and Biomedical Sciences, B

Business Administration and Management, B

Business Administration, Management and Operations, M

Chemistry, B

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric, B

Computer Science, BM

Creative Writing, B

Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, B

Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, B

Economics, B

English Language and Literature, B

Finance, B

French Language and Literature, B

Geography, B

Geology/Earth Science, B

German Language and Literature, B

History, B

Humanities/Humanistic Studies, B

Information Science/Studies, M

Interdisciplinary Studies, B

International Relations and Affairs, B

Mathematics, B

Molecular Biology, BM

Music, B

Nursing - Registered Nurse Training, B

Philosophy, B

Physics, B

Political Science and Government, B

Pre-Dentistry Studies, B

Pre-Law Studies, B

Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies, B

Pre-Pharmacy Studies, B

Pre-Veterinary Studies, B

Psychology, B

Sociology, B

Spanish Language and Literature, B

Sport and Fitness Administration/Management, B

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PLATTEVILLE

Accounting, B

Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching, M

Agricultural Business and Management, B

Agricultural Teacher Education, B

Agronomy and Crop Science, B

Animal Sciences, B

Art/Art Studies, General, B

Biological and Physical Sciences, B

Biology/Biological Sciences, B

Broadcast Journalism, B

Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection, B

Business Administration and Management, B

Business/Managerial Economics, B

Cartography, B

Civil Engineering, B

Commercial and Advertising Art, B

Computer Science, BM

Computer Software Engineering, B

Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services, M

Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, B

Criminology, M

Economics, B

Education, BM

Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering, B

Elementary Education and Teaching, BM

Engineering and Applied Sciences, M

English Language and Literature, B

Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering, B

Geology/Earth Science, B

German Language and Literature, B

History, B

Industrial Design, B

Industrial Engineering, B

Industrial Technology/Technician, B

International Relations and Affairs, B

Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching, B

Kindergarten/PreSchool Education and Teaching, B

Land Use Planning and Management/Development, B

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities, AB

Mass Communication/Media Studies, B

Mathematics, B

Mechanical Engineering, B

Middle School Education, M

Music, B

Ornamental Horticulture, B

Philosophy, B

Political Science and Government, B

Project Management, M

Psychology, B

Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education, B

Secondary Education and Teaching, BM

Social Sciences, B

Spanish Language and Literature, B

Speech and Rhetorical Studies, B

Technology Education/Industrial Arts, B

Telecommunications Technology/Technician, B

Vocational and Technical Education, M

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-RICHLAND

Biological and Physical Sciences, A

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities, A

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-RIVER FALLS

Accounting, B

Agricultural Business and Management, B

Agricultural Education, M

Agricultural Sciences, M

Agricultural Teacher Education, B

Agricultural/Biological Engineering and Bioengineering, B

Agriculture, B

Agronomy and Crop Science, B

Animal Sciences, B

Art Teacher Education, B

Art/Art Studies, General, B

Biochemistry, B

Biology Teacher Education, B

Biology/Biological Sciences, B

BioTechnology, B

Broadcast Journalism, B

Business Administration and Management, B

Chemistry, B

Chemistry Teacher Education, B

Communication Disorders, BM

Computer and Information Sciences, B

Computer Science, B

Computer Teacher Education, B

Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services, MO

Dairy Science, B

Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, B

Economics, B

Education, BM

Elementary Education and Teaching, BM

Engineering Technology, B

English Language and Literature, B

English/Language Arts Teacher Education, B

Environmental Studies, B

Equestrian/Equine Studies, B

Finance, B

Food Science, B

French Language and Literature, B

French Language Teacher Education, B

Geography, B

Geology/Earth Science, B

German Language and Literature, B

German Language Teacher Education, B

History, B

History Teacher Education, B

Horticultural Science, B

Information Science/Studies, B

Journalism, B

Land Use Planning and Management/Development, B

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities, B

Management, M

Management Information Systems and Services, B

Marketing/Marketing Management, B

Mathematics, B

Mathematics Teacher Education, BM

Music, B

Music Teacher Education, B

Natural Resources and Conservation, B

Natural Sciences, B

Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, B

Physical Sciences, B

Physics, B

Physics Teacher Education, B

Political Science and Government, B

Pre-Dentistry Studies, B

Pre-Law Studies, B

Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies, B

Pre-Pharmacy Studies, B

Pre-Veterinary Studies, B

Psychology, B

Public Relations/Image Management, B

Radio and Television, B

Reading Teacher Education, M

School Psychology, MO

Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education, BM

Secondary Education and Teaching, B

Social Science Teacher Education, B

Social Sciences, B

Social Studies Teacher Education, BM

Social Work, B

Sociology, B

Soil Science and Agronomy, B

Spanish Language and Literature, B

Spanish Language Teacher Education, B

Speech and Rhetorical Studies, B

Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor, B

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-ROCK COUNTY

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities, A

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-SHEBOYGAN

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities, A

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STEVENS POINT

Accounting, B

Actuarial Science, B

Advertising and Public Relations, M

Arts Management, B

Athletic Training and Sports Medicine, B

Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist, B

Biology/Biological Sciences, B

Business Administration and Management, B

Business Administration, Management and Operations, M

Chemistry, B

Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist, B

Commercial and Advertising Art, B

Communication and Media Studies, M

Communication Disorders, M

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric, B

Computer and Information Sciences, B

Corporate and Organizational Communication, M

Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services, M

Dance, B

Dietetics/Dieticians, B

Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, B

Economics, B

Education, BM

Educational Administration and Supervision, M

Elementary Education and Teaching, BM

English, M

English Language and Literature, B

Family and Consumer Economics and Related Services, B

Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education, B

Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, M

Fine/Studio Arts, B

Forestry, B

French Language and Literature, B

General Studies, B

Geography, B

German Language and Literature, B

Health and Physical Education, B

Health Promotion, M

History, BM

Human Development, M

Hydrology and Water Resources Science, B

Interior Design, B

International Relations and Affairs, B

Kindergarten/PreSchool Education and Teaching, B

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities, A

Mass Communication/Media Studies, M

Mathematics, B

Music, B

Music Teacher Education, BM

Natural Resources and Conservation, BM

Natural Resources Management/Development and Policy, B

Natural Sciences, B

Nutritional Sciences, M

Philosophy, B

Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, B

Physics, B

Political Science and Government, B

Polymer Chemistry, B

Psychology, B

Public Administration, B

Reading Teacher Education, M

Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education, M

Secondary Education and Teaching, B

Social Sciences, B

Sociology, B

Soil Science and Agronomy, B

Spanish Language and Literature, B

Special Education and Teaching, M

Speech and Interpersonal Communication, M

Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design, B

Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management, B

Wood Science and Wood Products/Pulp and Paper Technology, B

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT

Apparel and Textiles, B

Applied Mathematics, B

Art Teacher Education, B

Business Administration and Management, B

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, B

Child and Family Studies, M

Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications, B

Construction Engineering Technology/Technician, B

Counseling Psychology, M

Customer Service Management, B

Design and Applied Arts, B

Dietetics/Dieticians, B

Early Childhood Education and Teaching, B

Education, M

Engineering Technology, B

Engineering/Industrial Management, B

Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education, B

Food Science and Technology, M

Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services, B

Foodservice Systems Administration/Management, B

Hospitality Administration/Management, BM

Human Development, M

Human Development and Family Studies, B

Human Resources Development, M

Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, B

Management of Technology, M

Manufacturing Engineering, B

Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling, M

Nutritional Sciences, M

Operations Management and Supervision, B

Printing Management, B

Psychology, BM

Rehabilitation Counseling, M

Safety Engineering, M

Sales and Marketing Operations/Marketing and Distribution Teacher Education, B

Sales, Distribution and Marketing Operations, B

School Psychology, MO

Science Technologies/Technicians, B

Technical and Business Writing, B

Technical Teacher Education, B

Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education, B

Travel and Tourism, M

Vocational and Technical Education, MO

Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor, B

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-SUPERIOR

Accounting, B

Art Education, M

Art History, Criticism and Conservation, BM

Art Teacher Education, B

Art Therapy/Therapist, BM

Biological and Physical Sciences, B

Biology Teacher Education, B

Biology/Biological Sciences, B

Broadcast Journalism, B

Business Administration and Management, B

Business Teacher Education, B

Business/Managerial Economics, B

Chemistry, B

Chemistry Teacher Education, B

Communication and Media Studies, M

Community Psychology, M

Computer and Information Sciences, B

Computer Science, B

Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services, M

Criminal Justice/Safety Studies, B

Curriculum and Instruction, M

Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, B

Economics, B

Education, BM

Educational Administration and Supervision, MO

Educational Leadership and Administration, B

Elementary Education and Teaching, B

English Language and Literature, B

English/Language Arts Teacher Education, B

Finance, B

Fine Arts and Art Studies, M

Fine/Studio Arts, B

General Studies, A

Health and Physical Education, B

Health and Physical Education/Fitness, B

History, B

History Teacher Education, B

Information Science/Studies, B

International Relations and Affairs, B

Journalism, B

Kinesiology and Exercise Science, B

Law and Legal Studies, B

Marketing/Marketing Management, B

Mass Communication/Media Studies, BM

Mathematics, B

Mathematics Teacher Education, B

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, B

Music, B

Music Performance, B

Music Teacher Education, B

Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution, B

Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, B

Physical Sciences, B

Political Science and Government, B

Pre-Law Studies, B

Psychology, B

Radio and Television, B

Reading Teacher Education, BM

Sales, Distribution and Marketing Operations, B

Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education, B

Social Psychology, B

Social Science Teacher Education, B

Social Sciences, B

Social Studies Teacher Education, B

Social Work, B

Sociology, B

Special Education and Teaching, BM

Speech and Interpersonal Communication, M

Speech and Rhetorical Studies, B

Theater, M

Transportation/Transportation Management, B

Visual and Performing Arts, B

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WASHINGTON COUNTY

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities, A

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WAUKESHA

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities, A

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER

Accounting, BM

Art History, Criticism and Conservation, B

Art Teacher Education, B

Art/Art Studies, General, B

Biological and Physical Sciences, B

Biology/Biological Sciences, B

Business Administration and Management, B

Business Administration, Management and Operations, M

Business Education, M

Business Teacher Education, B

Business/Commerce, B

Business/Managerial Economics, B

Chemistry, B

Communication and Media Studies, M

Communication Disorders, M

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric, B

Community Psychology, M

Computer and Information Sciences, B

Corporate and Organizational Communication, M

Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services, M

Curriculum and Instruction, M

Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, B

Early Childhood Education and Teaching, B

Economics, B

Education, BM

Educational Administration and Supervision, M

Elementary Education and Teaching, B

English Language and Literature, B

Environmental and Occupational Health, M

Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology, B

Finance, B

Finance and Banking, M

French Language and Literature, B

Geography, B

German Language and Literature, B

Higher Education/Higher Education Administration, M

History, B

Human Resources Management and Services, M

Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, B

Information Technology, B

International Business/Trade/Commerce, M

International Relations and Affairs, B

International/Global Studies, B

Journalism, B

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities, AB

Management, M

Management Information Systems and Services, BM

Management of Technology, M

Marketing, M

Marketing/Marketing Management, B

Mass Communication/Media Studies, M

Mathematics, B

Music, B

Music Teacher Education, B

Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician, B

Operations Management and Supervision, B

Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, B

Physics, B

Political Science and Government, B

Psychology, BMO

Public Administration, BM

Public Policy Analysis, B

Reading Teacher Education, M

School Psychology, MO

Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education, B

Secondary Education and Teaching, BM

Social Sciences, B

Social Work, B

Sociology, B

Spanish Language and Literature, B

Special Education and Teaching, BM

Speech and Rhetorical Studies, B

Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist, B

Women's Studies, B

VITERBO UNIVERSITY

Accounting, B

Art Teacher Education, B

Art/Art Studies, General, B

Arts Management, B

Biochemistry, B

Biology Teacher Education, B

Biology/Biological Sciences, B

Business Administration and Management, B

Business Administration, Management and Operations, B

Business Teacher Education, B

Chemistry, B

Chemistry Teacher Education, B

Computer and Information Sciences, B

Computer Teacher Education, B

Criminal Justice/Safety Studies, B

Design and Visual Communications, B

Dietetics/Dieticians, B

Divinity/Ministry (BD, MDiv.), B

Drama and Dance Teacher Education, B

Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, B

Education, M

Elementary Education and Teaching, B

English Language and Literature, B

English/Language Arts Teacher Education, B

Fine/Studio Arts, B

Graphic Design, B

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities, B

Management Information Systems and Services, B

Marketing/Marketing Management, B

Mathematics, B

Mathematics Teacher Education, B

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, B

Music, B

Music Pedagogy, B

Music Performance, B

Music Teacher Education, B

Nursing, M

Nursing - Registered Nurse Training, B

Philosophy and Religious Studies, B

Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies, B

Psychology, B

Religion/Religious Studies, B

Religious Education, B

Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education, B

Social Sciences, B

Social Studies Teacher Education, B

Social Work, B

Sociology, B

Spanish Language and Literature, B

Spanish Language Teacher Education, B

Speech Teacher Education, B

Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education, B

Visual and Performing Arts, B

Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design, B

WAUKESHA COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE

Accounting, A

Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, A

Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD, A

Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician, A

Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician, A

Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, A

Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician, A

Computer Programming/Programmer, A

Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst, A

Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications, A

Criminal Justice/Police Science, A

Dental Hygiene/Hygienist, A

Early Childhood Education and Teaching, A

Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician, A

Electrical/Electronics Drafting and Electrical/Electronics CAD/CADD, A

Electromechanical and Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians, A

Financial Planning and Services, A

Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician, A

Graphic Communications, A

Graphic Design, A

Hospitality Administration/Management, A

Interior Design, A

Manufacturing Technology/Technician, A

Marketing/Marketing Management, A

Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD, A

Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, A

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, A

Nursing - Registered Nurse Training, A

Operations Management and Supervision, A

Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager, A

Retailing and Retail Operations, A

Surgical Technology/Technologist, A

Teacher Assistant/Aide, A

Telecommunications Technology/Technician, A

WESTERN TECHNICAL COLLEGE

Accounting, A

Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, A

Agricultural Mechanization, A

Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician, A

Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician, A

Business Administration and Management, A

Business Administration, Management and Operations, A

Child Care Provider/Assistant, A

Child Development, A

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician, A

Commercial and Advertising Art, A

Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services, A

Computer Programming/Programmer, A

Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management, A

Criminal Justice/Police Science, A

Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician, A

Dental Hygiene/Hygienist, A

Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians, A

Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician, A

Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology, A

Electroneurodiagnostic/Electroencephalographic Technology/Technologist, A

Fashion Merchandising, A

Finance, A

Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician, A

Food Technology and Processing, A

Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician, A

Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management, A

Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, A

Interior Design, A

Legal Assistant/Paralegal, A

Marketing/Marketing Management, A

Mass Communication/Media Studies, A

Medical Administrative Assistant/Secretary, A

Nursing - Registered Nurse Training, A

Occupational Therapy/Therapist, A

Office Management and Supervision, A

Physical Therapist Assistant, A

Precision Production, A

Public Health, A

Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer, A

Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist, A

Retailing and Retail Operations, A

Sales, Distribution and Marketing Operations, A

Surgical Technology/Technologist, A

System Administration/Administrator, A

WISCONSIN INDIANHEAD TECHNICAL COLLEGE

Accounting, A

Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, A

Agricultural/Farm Supplies Retailing and Wholesaling, A

Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician, A

Business and Personal/Financial Services Marketing Operations, A

Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services, A

Child Care and Support Services Management, A

Communications Systems Installation and Repair Technology, A

Computer Programming, Specific Applications, A

Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications, A

Corrections and Criminal Justice, A

Court Reporting/Court Reporter, A

Criminal Justice/Police Science, A

Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology, A

Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic), A

Engineering Technologies/Technicians, A

Finance, A

General Merchandising, Sales, and Related Marketing Operations, A

Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology/Technician, A

Management Information Systems and Services, A

Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician, A

Medical Administrative Assistant/Secretary, A

Occupational Therapy/Therapist, A

Quality Control Technology/Technician, A

Retailing and Retail Operations, A

WISCONSIN LUTHERAN COLLEGE

Art/Art Studies, General, B

Biochemistry, B

Biology/Biological Sciences, B

Business/Managerial Economics, B

Chemistry, B

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric, B

Communication, Journalism and Related Programs, B

Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, B

Elementary Education and Teaching, B

English Language and Literature, B

History, B

Interdisciplinary Studies, B

Mathematics, B

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, B

Music, B

Political Science and Government, B

Psychology, B

Social Sciences, B

Spanish Language and Literature, B

Theology/Theological Studies, B

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Wisconsin

WISCONSIN

STATE EDUCATION OFFICE

James Halloran, Program and Planning Analyst
Wisconsin Technical College System Board
P.O. Box 7874
310 Price Place
Madison, WI 53707-7874
(608)266-1770

STATE REGULATORY INFORMATION

Wisconsin has two state agencies that are involved in the regulation of private and proprietary schools of the State.
The Educational Approval Board has three main functions. One, it is the designated state agency for approving institutional courses of instruction for veterans and other eligible persons enrolled under Title 38, United States Code (veterans' education program). Courses of instruction in Wisconsin institutions, be they public or private, profit or nonprofit, must be approved by the Educational Approval Board before Federal benefits will be paid to enrolled veterans. Two, the Educational Approval Board protects the general public through inspection and approval of all private, for-profit schools (except schools of cosmetology) located in Wisconsin or out-of-state but offering vocational courses to Wisconsin residents. Three, the Board also oversees out-of-state non-profit colleges and universities operating in Wisconsin (and engaged in various forms of distance learning) and also licenses in-state non-profit institutions incorporated after January 1, 1992. Criteria for approval is found in section 38.51, Wisconsin Statutes and chapter EAB, Wisconsin Administrative Code.
The Bureau of Business Professions in the Department of Regulation and Licensing governs schools of cosmetology in Wisconsin. No person, firm or corporation may operate a school for the purpose of teaching cosmetology for compensation unless a proper annual certificate of registration has been obtained from the Bureau of Business Professions and the Department of Regulation and Licensing. Criteria for certification and registration may be found in section 159.02, Wisconsin Statutes and chapters H-11 and 12, Wisconsin Administrative Code.

APPLETON

ABC School of Real Estate

Professional Billing Office, PO Box 2123, Appleton, WI 54912-2123. Other. Founded 1985. Contact: Kathleen Peters, (920)993-4500, 800-236-1550, Fax: (920)993-4511. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: $310 for Sales Licensee; $199 for Broker. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Financial aid available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Real Estate Broker (36 Hr); Real Estate Sales License (72 Hr)

Fox Valley School of Massage

526 West Wisconsin Ave., Appleton, WI 54911. Trade and Technical. Founded 1996. Contact: Thomas E. Finch, Founder, (920)993-8660, Fax: (920)882-9412, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.fvsm.org. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Hour. Tuition: $5,700 plus books, charts and malpractice insurance. Enrollment: men 5, women 65. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Accreditation: AMTA. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Massage Therapy (652 Hr)

Fox Valley Technical College

1825 N. Bluemound Dr., PO Box 2277, Appleton, WI 54912-2277. Two-Year College. Founded 1967. Contact: Ellen Raue, Dir. of Enrollment Services, (920)735-5600, 800-735-3882, Fax: (920)735-2582, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.fvtc.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $93/credit resident; $430/credit non-resident; $103/credit online. Enrollment: Total 5,858. Degrees awarded: Diploma, Associate. Accreditation: NCA-HLC. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, Clerical; Accounting, General (2 Yr); Administrative Assistant; Agribusiness; Agriculture - Production; Auto Body & Fender Repair (1 Yr); Auto Mechanics; Automotive Technology; Banking & Finance (2 Yr); Child Care & Guidance (2 Yr); Clerk, Typist (36 Wk); Data Processing (2 Yr); Dental Assisting; Drafting, Industrial (36 Wk); Early Childhood Specialist; Electronics Technology; Fashion Merchandising; Feed & Fertilizer Marketing Technology; Feed & Fertilizer Technology; Finance; Fire Science; Food Preparation & Service (18 Wk); Machine Shop Operator; Machinist, Production (18 Wk); Management; Marketing (2 Yr); Mechanical Drafting; Metal Trades Technology; Mid-Management; Nurse, Assistant (7 Wk); Nursing, Practical; Nursing, Vocational; Occupational Therapy Assistant; Police Science; Printing; Real Estate, Basic (2 Yr); Secretarial, General (2 Yr); Security Training; Small Business Management; Stenography, General (36 Wk); Welding Technology (18 Wk); Wood Industries Technology

Gill-Tech Academy of Hair Design

423 W. College Dr., Appleton, WI 54911. Cosmetology. Founded 1984. Contact: Ann Everson, (920)739-8684, 800-486-0597, Fax: (920)739-0145, E-mail: [email protected], [email protected], Web Site: http://www.gill-tech.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Hour. Tuition: $11,400 cosmetology; $2,250 nail technician. Enrollment: men 0, women 115. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Accreditation: NACCAS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Cosmetology (1800 Hr); Cosmetology Instructor (150 Hr); Nail Technology (300 Hr)

Martin's College of Cosmetology (Appleton)

525 Westhill Blvd., Appleton, WI 54914-4644. Cosmetology. Contact: John M. Kwitek, Chief executive officer, (920)684-3028, (920)832-1010, Web Site: http://www.mcofc.com. Private. Coed. Housing not available. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: $430-$12,243 plus books and supplies. Enrollment: men 4, women 93. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Accreditation: NACCAS. Curriculum: Cosmetology (1800 Hr); Cosmetology Instructor (150 Hr); Esthetician (600 Hr); Nail Technology (300 Hr)

Maxair, Inc.

Outagamie Airport, W6381 Columbia Dr., Appleton, WI 54915. Flight and Ground. Founded 1947. Contact: Karen Kalmanson, Pres., (920)738-3020, 800-833-1544, Fax: (920)738-3026, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.maxair-inc.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students not accepted. Housing not available. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: Varies. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Accreditation: FAA. Financial aid not available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Aircraft Flight Instruction, Airline Transport Pilot; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Commercial Flying; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Flight Instructor; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Flight Instructor Additional Rating; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Instrument Flying; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Primary Flying

ASHLAND

Wisconsin Indianhead Technical Institute-Ashland

2100 Beaser Ave., Ashland, WI 54806. Trade and Technical. Founded 1968. Contact: Donald Marcouiller, Campus Administrator, (715)682-4591, 800-243-9482, Fax: (715)682-8040, E-mail: [email protected], [email protected], Web Site: http://witc.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $1,020 (12 credits). Enrollment: Total 234. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Accreditation: NLNAC; NCA-HLC. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, Clerical (1 Yr); Accounting, General (2 Yr); Administrative Assistant (2 Yr); Computer Technology (2 Yr); Early Childhood Education (2 Yr); Finance (2 Yr); Machine Tool & Die (1 Yr); Marine & Small Engine Repair (2 Yr); Medical Assistant (1 Yr); Nurse, Assistant (6 Wk); Nursing, R.N. (2 Yr); Occupational Therapy Assistant (2 Yr); Office, General (2 Yr)

BARABOO

Three Little Devils

S5780, Hwy. 123, Baraboo, WI 53913. Trade and Technical. Founded 1988. Contact: Joel R. Bornitzke, Owner, (608)356-5866, 800-356-9016, Fax: (608)356-0386, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.3littledevils.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Day. Tuition: $279, open water diver course; $185, advanced open water course; $275, rescue diver course. Enrollment: Total 25. Financial aid not available. Placement service not available. Curriculum: Diving, Scuba; Diving, Sea

BEAVER DAM

Moraine Park Technical College - Beaver Dam Campus

700 Gould St., Beaver Dam, WI 53916. Two-Year College. Founded 1951. Contact: Bonnie Weiland-Hare, Counselor, (920)887-1101, Fax: (920)887-4454, Web Site: http://www.morainepark.edu. Public. Coed. Term: Semester. Tuition: $76/credit hour in-state; $412/credit hour out-of-state. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Diploma, Associate. Accreditation: NCAHLC. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Curriculum: Accounting, Clerical (1 Yr); Accounting, General (2 Yr); Baking; Clerk, Typist; Food Preparation & Service; Management; Nurse, Assistant; Nursing, Practical (1 Yr); Power Plant Mechanics (1 Yr); Secretarial, Legal (2 Yr); Secretarial, Science (2 Yr)

CABLE

Philadelphia Biblical University-Wisconsin Wilderness

46445 Krafts Point Road, Cable, WI 54821. Contact: Mark Jalovick, Director, (715)798-3525, Fax: (715)798-3898, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.pbu.edu/programs/wwc. Private. Housing available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $11,025 in-state; $11,025 out-of-state. Enrollment: Total 28. Degrees awarded: Associate.

CLEVELAND

Lakeshore Technical Institute

1290 North St., Cleveland, WI 53015-1414. Trade and Technical. Founded 1912. Contact: Michael Lanser, President, (920)693-1000, 888-468-6582, Fax: (920)693-3561, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.gotoltc.com. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $81/credit hour in-state; $510 out-of-state. Enrollment: men 1,037, women 1,705. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Accreditation: NLNAC; CAAHEP; ADA; NCA-HLC. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General (2 Yr); Administrative Assistant (2 Yr); Auto Body & Fender Repair (1 Yr); Auto Mechanics (1 Yr); Automotive Service (1 Yr); Auto Painting (1 Yr); Child Care & Guidance (1 Yr); Computer Networking (2 Yr); Computer Programming (2 Yr); Court Reporting (2 Yr); Dairy Husbandry (1 Yr); Dental Assisting (1 Yr); Electrical Engineering Technology (2 Yr); Electro-Mechanical Technology (2 Yr); Electronics Technology (2 Yr); Environmental Health (2 Yr); Finance (2 Yr); Fire Science (2 Yr); Graphic Arts (1 Yr); Industrial Engineering Technology (1 Yr); Industrial Maintenance (1 Yr); Machine Tool & Die (1 Yr); Management (2 Yr); Marketing (2 Yr); Materials Engineering Technology (2 Yr); Mechanical Drafting (2 Yr); Medical Assistant (1 Yr); Microcomputers (2 Yr); Nurses Aide (9 Wk); Nursing, R.N. (2 Yr); Office Administration (1 Yr); Paralegal (2 Yr); Police Science (2 Yr); Quality Control (2 Yr); Secretarial, Medical (1 Yr); Welding Technology (1 Yr)

EAU CLAIRE

Chippewa Valley Technical College

620 West Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire, WI 54701-6162. Two-Year College, Trade and Technical. Founded 1962. Contact: William A. Ihlenfeldt, Pres., (715)833-6200, 800-547-2882, Fax: (715)833-6470, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.cvtc.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $2,280/year in-state; $14,643/year out-of-state. Enrollment: Total 2,085. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Accreditation: CAAHEP; NLNAC. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General (2 Yr); Administrative Assistant (1 Yr); Agricultural Science (2 Yr); Air Conditioning (2 Yr); Auto Body & Fender Repair (1 Yr); Automotive Service (1 Yr); Barbering (1 Yr); Child Care & Guidance (1 Yr); Civil Engineering Technology (2 Yr); Cosmetology (1 Yr); Data Processing (2 Yr); Dental Hygiene (2 Yr); Drug & Alcohol Counseling (2 Yr); Electrical Technology (2 Yr); Electronics Technology (2 Yr); Farm Operations (1 Yr); Fire Protection Technology (2 Yr); Hospitality (2 Yr); Industrial Engineering Technology (2 Yr); Information Sciences Technology (2 Yr); Laboratory Technology (2 Yr); Machine Tool Programming Technology (2 Yr); Management (2 Yr); Management, Production (2 Yr); Marine & Small Engine Repair (1 Yr); Marketing (2 Yr); Mechanical Drafting (2 Yr); Mechanical Technology (1 Yr); Mechanics, Diesel (2 Yr); Mechanics, Heavy Equipment (2 Yr); Mechanics, Power Fluid (2 Yr); Medical Laboratory Technology (2 Yr); Medical Office Management (1 Yr); Nurse, Assistant (128 Hr); Nursing, R.N. (2 Yr); Nursing, Vocational (6 Mo); Office Administration (1 Yr); Paralegal (2 Yr); Paramedic (1 Yr); Police Science (2 Yr); Power Lineman (1 Yr); Quality Control (1 Yr); Radiologic Technology (2 Yr); Refrigeration Technology (1 Yr); Tourism (2 Yr); Truck Driving (8 Wk); Ultrasonography (2 Yr); Welding Technology (1 Yr); Wood Industries Technology (1 Yr)

Heartland Aviation

3800 Starr Ave., Eau Claire, WI 54703. Flight and Ground. Contact: Larry Husby, Pres., (715)835-3181, 800-767-3181, Fax: (715)835-7150, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.heartland-aviation.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Term: Hour. Tuition: Varies; starts at $3,080. Enrollment: men 25. Accreditation: FAA. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Aircraft Flight Instruction, Commercial Flying; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Flight Instructor; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Flight Instructor Additional Rating; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Instrument Flying; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Multi-Engine Rating - Airplane; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Primary Flying

Professional Hair Design Academy

3408 Mall Dr., Eau Claire, WI 54701-7633. Cosmetology, Trade and Technical. Founded 1935. Contact: Lynda Smith, (715)835-2345, Fax: (715)835-2926, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://phd-academy.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing available. Term: Hour. Tuition: $690-$9,500 plus books and supplies. Enrollment: men 5, women 115. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Accreditation: NACCAS; AMTA; ABMP. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Cosmetology (1800 Hr); Cosmetology Instructor (150 Hr); Manicurist (300 Hr); Massage Therapy (630 Hr)

EDGERTON

Dan Rinehart Taxidermy School

203 S. Main St., Edgerton, WI 53534. Trade and Technical. Founded 1964. Contact: Dan Rinehart, Owner, (608)884-3047, (608)868-3939, (866)296-2782, Fax: (608)884-3047, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.learntaxidermy.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing available. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: $3,950, professional taxidermy; $1,795, fish taxidermy; $795, bird, medium animal or deer head taxidermy. Enrollment: Total 20. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid not available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Taxidermy (1-5 Wk)

FENNIMORE

Southwest Wisconsin Technical College

1800 Bronson Blvd., Fennimore, WI 53809. Trade and Technical. Founded 1968. Contact: Dr. Karen Knox, Pres., (608)822-3262, 800-362-3322, Fax: (608)822-6019, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.swtc.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $72/credit hour in-state; $478/credit hour out-of-state. Enrollment: Total 2,448. Degrees awarded: Associate, Diploma. Accreditation: AAMAE; CAAHEP; NABS; NACCAS; ACCSCT; NLNAC; LCMEAMA. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, Clerical (1 Yr); Accounting, General (2 Yr); Administrative Assistant (2 Yr); Agribusiness Technology (2 Yr); Agri-Power Equipment (2 Yr); Auto Body & Fender Repair (1 Yr); Automotive Technology (2 Yr); Auto Painting (1 Yr); Barbering (1 Yr); Child Care & Guidance (2 Yr); Computer Information Science (2 Yr); Computer Networking (2 Yr); Computer Programming (2 Yr); Cosmetology (1 Yr); Culinary Occupations (2 Yr); Dairy Husbandry (1 Yr); Dairy Technology (1 Yr); Data Entry (1 Yr); Drafting, Machine Design (2 Yr); Electro-Mechanical Technology (2 Yr); Electronics Technology (2 Yr); Farm Management Technology (2 Yr); Finance (2 Yr); Food Processing Technology (1 Yr); Human Services (2 Yr); Machine Tool Programming Technology (1 Yr); Management (2 Yr); Marketing (2 Yr); Masonry (1 Yr); Mechanical Drafting (2 Yr); Medical Assistant (1 Yr); Medical Transcription (1 Yr); Nurse, Assistant; Nursing, Practical (1 Yr); Nursing, Vocational (2 Yr); Office, General (1 Yr); Secretarial, Administrative (2 Yr); Secretarial, Legal (2 Yr); Welding Technology (1 Yr)

FOND DU LAC

Moraine Park Technical College - Fond du Lac Campus

235 N. National Ave., Fond du Lac, WI 54935. Trade and Technical. Founded 1967. Contact: Bethany Raffaelli, VP Enrollment Management, (920)922-8611, 800-472-4554, Web Site: http://www.morainepark.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students not accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $76/credit in-state; $412/credit out-of-state. Enrollment: Total 1,225. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Accreditation: NLNAC; NCA-HLC. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, Clerical (1 Yr); Accounting, General (2 Yr); Agri-Engineering & Mechanics (1 Yr); Airline & Travel Careers (1 Yr); Appliance Repair (1 Yr); Auto Body & Fender Repair (1 Yr); Child Care & Guidance (1 Yr); Civil Engineering Technology (2 Yr); Clerk, Typist (1 Yr); Computer Aided Manufacturing (2 Yr); Computer Electro-Mechanics (2 Yr); Computer Operations (2 Yr); Correctional Science (2 Yr); Cosmetology (1 Yr); Data Processing (2 Yr); Early Childhood Specialist (2 Yr); Engineering Technology (2 Yr); Farm Operations (1 Yr); Fashion Merchandising (2 Yr); Fire Fighting (1 Yr); Food Preparation & Service (1 Yr); Food Service & Management (2 Yr); Industrial Engineering Technology (2 Yr); Machine Operator, General (1 Yr); Machine Tool & Die (1 Yr); Machine Tool & Die Design (1 Yr); Management (2 Yr); Marketing (2 Yr); Marketing, Industrial (2 Yr); Mechanical Drafting (2 Yr); Medical Record Technology (2 Yr); Nursery School Assistant (1 Yr); Nurses Aide; Nursing, Practical (1 Yr); Nursing, R.N.; Office Technology (2 Yr); Police Science (2 Yr); Secretarial, General (2 Yr); Secretarial, Legal (2 Yr); Secretarial, Medical (2 Yr); Structural Steel Fabrication (2 Yr); Water & Waste Water Pollution Technology (2 Yr)

FORT ATKINSON

Summit Schools, Inc.

404 Madison Ave., Fort Atkinson, WI 53538. Trade and Technical. Founded 1987. Contact: Terri Vaughn, Office Admin., (920)568-1800, 800-432-6406, Fax: (920)568-1207, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.summitschoolsinc.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: $240-$265 per class. Enrollment: Total 600. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Insurance Broker

GREEN BAY

Bellin Health Systems, School of Radiologic Technology

PO Box 23400, Green Bay, WI 54305-3400. Allied Medical. Founded 1957. Contact: Lois DePouw, (920)433-3497, (920)433-3781, Fax: (414)433-5811, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.bellin.org/careers/radiology.shtml. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Trisemester. Tuition: $667 per trimester. Enrollment: Total 16. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Accreditation: JRCERT. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Radiologic Technology (2 Yr)

Bellin Hospital School of Radiologic Technology

744 S.Webster Ave., Green Bay, WI 54305-3400. Contact: George Kerwin, Chief executive officer, (920)433-3497, Web Site: http://bellin.org. Private. Housing not available. Term: Trisemester. Tuition: $2,000 in-state; $2,000 out-of-state. Enrollment: Total 7.

Executive Air Piper Sales, Inc.

Austin Straubel Airport, 2131 Airport Dr., Green Bay, WI 54313. Flight and Ground. Founded 1970. Contact: Mark Jaraczewski, Gen. Mgr., (920)498-4880, Fax: (920)498-4890, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.executiveair.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Term: Varies with Program. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Accreditation: FAA. Curriculum: Aircraft Flight Instruction, Advanced Ground; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Basic Ground; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Commercial Flying; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Flight Instructor; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Instrument Flying; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Primary Flying

ITT Technical Institute (Green Bay)

470 Security Blvd., Green Bay, WI 54313. Trade and Technical.(920)662-9000, 888-884-3626, Web Site: http://www.itt-tech.edu; Web Site: http://www.itt-tech.edu/contact/form.cfm. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Quarter. Tuition: $14,196 per year. Enrollment: Total 626. Degrees awarded: Associate. Accreditation: ACICS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Computer Aided Drafting & Design (96 Credits); Computer Networking (96 Credits); Electrical Engineering Technology (96 Credits); Multimedia Design (96 Credits); Software Development/Engineering (96 Credits); Web Development (96 Credits)

Martin's College of Cosmetology (Green Bay)

2575 W. Mason, Green Bay, WI 54304-4838. Cosmetology, Barber, Trade and Technical. Founded 1981. Contact: John M. Kwitek, Chief executive officer, (920)684-3028, (920)494-1430, 800-236-4680, Web Site: http://www.mcofc.com. Private. Coed. Housing not available. Term: Hour. Tuition: $430-$12,243 plus books and supplies. Enrollment: men 3, women 87. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Accreditation: NACCAS. Curriculum: Cosmetology (1800 Hr); Cosmetology Instructor (150 Hr); Esthetician (600 Hr); Massage Therapy (720 Hr); Nail Technology (300 Hr)

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (Green Bay)

PO Box 19042, Green Bay, WI 54307. Two-Year College. Founded 1913. Contact: Dr. Jeff Rafn, Pres., (920)498-5400, 800-422-6982, E-mail: jeff. [email protected], [email protected], Web Site: http://www.nwtc.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: Varies. Enrollment: men 6,065, women 4,800. Degrees awarded: Associate, Certificate, Diploma. Accreditation: AAMAE; ADA; APTA; CAAHEP; NLNAC; NAACLS; CARC; ARCEST. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General (2 Yr); Administrative Assistant (2 Yr); Architectural Technology (2 Yr); Automotive Collision Repair (2 Yr); Automotive Technology (2 Yr); Biomedical Technology (2 Yr); Boiler, Hot Water Steam (2 Yr); Business Administration (2 Yr); Civil Engineering Technology (2 Yr); Clinical Laboratory Sciences (2 Yr); Communications, Graphic (2 Yr); Criminal Justice (2 Yr); Dental Assisting (1 Yr); Dental Hygiene (2 Yr); Diesel Technology (2 Yr); Early Childhood Education (2 Yr); Electrical Engineering Technology (2 Yr); Electricity, Industrial (1 Yr); Electro-Mechanical Technology (2 Yr); Emergency Medical Technology; Engineering Technology; Farm Operations; Fire Protection Technology (2 Yr); Health Information Technology (2 Yr); Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (2 Yr); Horticulture (2 Yr); Hotel & Motel Management (2 Yr); Instructional Aide (2 Yr); Jewelry Design - Repair & Stone Setting (1 Yr); Law Enforcement (2 Yr); Machine Tool & Die (1 Yr); Machine Tool Technology (2 Yr); Management; Marketing (2 Yr); Mechanics, Heavy Equipment (1 Yr); Medical Assistant (1 Yr); Medical Sonography; Medication Aide; Microcomputers (2 Yr); Model Construction (2 Yr); Network Support (2 Yr); Nurse, Assistant; Nursing (2 Yr); Nursing, Practical (1 Yr); Office Assistant (1 Yr); Paralegal (2 Yr); Paramedic (1 Yr); Physical Therapy Aide (2 Yr); Printing (1 Yr); Respiratory Therapy (2 Yr); Retail Management (2 Yr); Surgical Technology (1 Yr); Welding Technology (1 Yr); Wood Industries Technology (1 Yr); X-Ray Technology (2 Yr)

Wisconsin College of Cosmetology

2960 Allied St., Green Bay, WI 54304-5531. Cosmetology, Barber. Founded 1959. Contact: Kathy Paschen, Admissions, (920)336-8888, 800-922-9118, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.beautyschool.com/wcc. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Varies with Program. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Accreditation: NACCAS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Cosmetology

GREENFIELD

ITT Technical Institute (Greenfield)

6300 West Layton Ave., Greenfield, WI 53220-4612. Trade and Technical. (414)282-9494, Web Site: http://www.itt-tech.edu; Web Site: http://www.itttech.edu/contact/form.cfm. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Quarter. Tuition: $14,196 per year. Enrollment: Total 713. Degrees awarded: Associate. Accreditation: ACICS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Computer Aided Drafting & Design (96 Credits); Computer Networking (96 Credits); Electrical Engineering Technology (96 Credits); Multimedia Design (96 Credits); Software Development/Engineering (96 Credits); Web Development (96 Credits)

JANESVILLE

Blackhawk Technical College

6004 Prairie Rd., PO Box 5009, Janesville, WI 53547. Trade and Technical. Founded 1912. Contact: Gregg Bosak, Dir. of Community Relations, (608)758-6900, 800-498-1282, Fax: (608)757-7740, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.blackhawk.edu; Phyllis Noss, Student Services/Admissions, E-mail: [email protected] Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $2,280/year in-state; $14,643/year out-of-state. Enrollment: Total 1,096. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Accreditation: AAMAE; ADA; APTA; FAA; NLNAC; NCA-HLC; CAPTE; CAAHEP; ACF; NATEF. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General (2 Yr); Administrative Assistant (2 Yr); Agri-Engineering & Mechanics (1 Yr); Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration (1 Yr); Airframe Mechanics (2 Yr); Business Administration (2 Yr); Child Care & Guidance (1 Yr); Computer Information Science (2 Yr); Computer Networking (2 Yr); Dental Assisting (1 Yr); Dental Hygiene (2 Yr); Design (2 Yr); Diesel Technology (1 Yr); Electro-Mechanical Technology (2 Yr); Electronics Technology (2 Yr); Emergency Medical Technology (1 Sm); Engineering Technology (2 Yr); English As A Second Language; Farm Management Technology; Fire Science (2 Yr); Food Service & Management (2 Yr); High School Diploma; Hotel & Restaurant Cooking (2 Yr); Information Sciences Technology (1 Yr); Landscaping; Marketing (2 Yr); Mechanical Drafting (2 Yr); Medical Assistant (1 Yr); Medical Laboratory Technology (2 Yr); Medical Receptionist; Medical Science - Radiology (2 Yr); Medical Technology Phlebotomy (1 Sm); Nurses Aide; Nursing, R.N. (2 Yr); Occupational Therapy Assistant (2 Yr); Physical Therapy Aide (2 Yr); Police Science (2 Yr); Secretarial, Legal (2 Yr); Welding Technology (1 Yr)

Hypnosis and Wellness Training Center

848 N. Marion Ave., Janesville, WI 53548-2333. Other. Founded 1989. Contact: Charlene Ackerman, (608)757-0716, 800-757-8226, Fax: (608)757-0945, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.hypnosistrainingcenter.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Hour. Tuition: $195-$595. Enrollment: Total 32. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid not available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Hypnotism (100 Hr)

KENOSHA

Gateway Technical College, Kenosha Campus

3520 30th Ave., Kenosha, WI 53144. Two-Year College. Founded 1911. Contact: Terry Simmons, VP for Student Life, (262)564-2200, 800-247-7122, Fax: (262)564-2301, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.gtc.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $2,873/year in-state; $17,705/year out-of-state. Enrollment: Total 1,272. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Accreditation: FAA; NLNAC; NCRA; NCA-HLC. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General; Aeronautics; Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration; Aircraft Powerplant Maintenance; Airframe Mechanics; Automotive Technology; Barbering; Biological Technology; Civil Engineering Technology; Computer Information Science; Computer Networking; Computer Programming; Cosmetology; Court Reporting; Criminal Justice; Culinary Arts; Dental Assisting; Dental Hygiene; Drafting, Electro-Mechanical; Early Childhood Education; Electrical Engineering Technology; Electro-Mechanical Technology; Electronics Technology; Emergency Medical Technology; Engineering Technology; Fire Science; Graphic Design; Health Information Technology; Horticulture; Hospitality; Hotel & Motel Management; Human Services; Instructional Aide; Interior Design; Laboratory Technology; Management; Manufacturing Technology; Marketing; Mechanical Technology; Medical Assistant; Medical Transcription; Microsoft Certified Specialist; Nurse, Assistant; Nursing, Practical; Nursing, R.N.; Occupational Therapy Assistant; Office Technology; Paramedic; Pharmacy Technician; Physical Therapy Aide; Radio; Radiologic Technology; Renal Technology; Respiratory Therapy; Surgical Technology; Technical Communication; Technological Studies; Web Development; Welding Technology

Kenosha School of Real Estate

4721 75th St., Kenosha, WI 53142. Other. Founded 1979. Contact: Carol Warzyn, Dir., (262)694-9550, 800-223-6211, Fax: (262)694-1703, Web Site: http://www.century21colleen.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: $285 real estate license course (two weeks; includes books). Enrollment: Total 20. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Financial aid not available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Real Estate, Basic

United Health Systems

6308 8th Ave., Kenosha, WI 53143. Allied Medical. Founded 1962. Contact: Toni Kuehl, Dir. of Admissions, (262)656-2011, Fax: (262)656-2124. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Term: Month. Enrollment: Total 8. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Accreditation: CAAHEP. Curriculum: Radiologic Technology

KESHENA

College of Menominee Nation

N. 172 Highway 47/55, Keshena, WI 54135. Two-Year College. Contact: Dr. Verna Fowler, President, (715)799-5600, (715)799-6226, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.menominee.edu. Private. Coed. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $3,870 in-state; $3,870 out-of-state. Degrees awarded: Associate.

LA CROSSE

Franciscan Skemp Healthcare

700 West Ave., S., La Crosse, WI 54601. Allied Medical. Founded 1939. Contact: Dr. Robert Nesse, Pres., (608)785-0940, Web Site: http://www.franciscanskemp.org. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Term: Semester. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Diploma. Accreditation: CAAHEP. Curriculum: Medical Laboratory Technology; Medical Technology

Scientific College of Beauty and Barbering

326 Pearl St., La Crosse, WI 54601-3202. Cosmetology, Barber. Founded 1993. Contact: Bruce Bennett, Pres., (608)784-4702, 888-274-1593, Fax: (608)785-7197, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.cosmetologycollege.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Year. Tuition: $8,785 plus $615 books and supplies. Enrollment: men 3, women 66. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Accreditation: NACCAS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Cosmetology (1800 Hr)

Western Wisconsin Technical College

304 N. 6th St., La Crosse, WI 54601. Trade and Technical, Two-Year College. Founded 1912. Contact: Amy Thornton, (608)785-9200, 800-248-9982, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.wwtc.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $81/credit hour in-state; $430/credit hour out-of-state. Enrollment: Total 3,800. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Diploma, Associate. Accreditation: AAMAE; ADA; APTA; CAAHEP; JRCERT; NAACLS; NLNAC; NCA-HLC; NATEF; NAEYC; CAPTE; CARC. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General (2 Yr); Agribusiness Technology (2 Yr); Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration (2 Yr); Automotive Technology (2 Yr); Biomedical Electronics (2 Yr); Business Administration (2 Yr); Community Aid (2 Yr); Computer Aided Design; Computer Networking (1 Yr); Computer Programming (2 Yr); Culinary Arts (2 Yr); Dental Assisting (1 Yr); Dental Hygiene (2 Yr); Diesel Technology (2 Yr); Electrical Engineering Technology (2 Yr); Electro-Mechanical Technology (2 Yr); Electronics Technology (2 Yr); Farm Management Technology (2 Yr); Finance (2 Yr); Food Distribution & Management (1 Yr); Food Service & Management (1 Yr); Graphic Design (2 Yr); Health Information Technology (2 Yr); Health Occupations (1 Yr); Heavy Equipment (2 Yr); Interior Design (2 Yr); Machine Tool & Die (1 Yr); Marketing (2 Yr); Mechanical Technology (2 Yr); Medical Assistant (2 Yr); Medical Laboratory Technology (2 Yr); Microcomputers (2 Yr); Nurse, Assistant (3 Mo); Nursing, Vocational (2 Yr); Occupational Therapy Assistant (2 Yr); Office, General (1 Yr); Paralegal (2 Yr); Pharmacy Technician (1 Yr); Physical Therapy Aide (2 Yr); Printing (1 Yr); Respiratory Therapy (2 Yr); Sales Management (2 Yr); Secretarial, Administrative (2 Yr); Secretarial, Medical (2 Yr); Visual Communications (2 Yr); Welding, Arc & Gas (1 Yr); Wood Industries Technology (1 Yr)

MADISON

CHI Energy Resource Center

4222 Milwaukee St., Ste. 12, Madison, WI 53714. Other. Founded 1994. Contact: Dr. Ron C. Wagner, (608)244-1714, (608)837-4125, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.healingenergy.net. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Term: Semester. Tuition: Varies with program. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Approved: Vet. Admin. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Massage Therapy

Empire School of Real Estate

123 W. Main St., Madison, WI 53703. Other. Founded 1964. Contact: Larry E. Lichte, (608)257-4806, Fax: (608)257-4809. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Hour. Tuition: $300. Enrollment: Total 30. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Financial aid not available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Real Estate, Basic

Fox World Travel School

203 West Town Mall, Madison, WI 53719. Trade and Technical. Founded 1981. Contact: David H. Juedes, Pres., (608)274-2777, (608)833-6060, 800-236-8475, Fax: (608)833-8484, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.gofox.com; Kathy Vorpahl, Administrator. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: $1,895.00 (includes all necessary books and supplies) plus $100 application fee. Enrollment: Total 15. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Travel Agents (13 Wk); Travel & Tourism (13 Wk); Travel & Transportation Management (13 Wk)

Herzing College

5218 East Terrace Dr, Madison, WI 53718. Trade and Technical, Two-Year College.(608)249-6611, 800-582-1227, Fax: (608)249-8593, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.herzing.edu. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $12,700. Enrollment: Total 751. Degrees awarded: Associate, Diploma. Accreditation: NCA-HLC. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Business Administration (5 Sm); Computer Technology (5 Sm); Graphic Arts (5 Sm); Health Care & Management (9 Sm); Health Occupations (4 Sm); Homeland Security (9 Sm); Information Technology (5 Sm); Medical Billing (3 Sm); Paralegal (4 Sm); Telecommunications Technology (5 Sm)

Lakeside School of Massage Therapy-Madison

6121 Odana Rd., Madison, WI 53719-1103. Trade and Technical. Founded 1985. Contact: Brad Yates, (608)274-2484, Fax: (608)274-5696, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.lakeside.edu. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Hour. Tuition: $8,250 plus $1,200 books and supplies. Enrollment: men 25, women 119. Degrees awarded: Associate, Diploma. Accreditation: COMTA. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Massage Therapy (750 Hr)

Madison Area Technical College - Truax Campus

3550 Anderson St., Madison, WI 53704. Two-Year College. Founded 1912. Contact: Dr. Bettsey L. Barhorst, Pres., (608)246-6100, 800-322-6282, Fax: (608)246-6880, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.matcmadison.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Term: Semester. Tuition: $2,201/year in-state; $15,602/year out-of-state. Enrollment: Total 6,274. Degrees awarded: Associate, Diploma, Certificate. Accreditation: AAMAE; JRCRTE. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General; Administrative Assistant; Agri-Power Equipment; Architectural Technology; Automotive Technology; Barbering; Biological Technology; Business Management; Child Care & Guidance; Civil Engineering Technology; Commercial Art; Computer Information Science; Cosmetology; Court Reporting; Culinary Arts; Data Entry; Dental Assisting; Dental Hygiene; Dietetic Technology; Drafting, Architectural; Electronics Technology; Emergency Medical Technology; Farm Management Technology; Fashion Merchandising; Finance; Fire Protection Technology; Food Service & Management; Hospitality; Human Services; Insurance, General; Interior Design; Laboratory Animal Science; Legal Transcriber; Machine Tool & Die; Marketing; Medical Assistant; Medical Laboratory Technology; Medical Office Management; Nursing, Practical; Occupational Therapy; Office Technology; Optometric Assistant; Paramedic; Pharmacy Technician; Photography; Police Science; Printing; Radiologic Technology; Real Estate, Basic; Recreation Administration; Respiratory Therapy; Secretarial, Medical; Small Business Management; Surgical Technology; Tourism; Veterinary Technology; Visual Communications; Welding Technology

Madison Cosmetology College

310 Westgate Mall, Madison, WI 53711-1030. Cosmetology. Founded 1965. Contact: Bruce Bennett, Pres., (608)271-4204, 877-271-4204, Fax: (608)271-5226, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://cosmetologycollege.com; Web Site: http://www.cosmetologycollege.com/page/page/682558.htm. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: $10,785, cosmetology program; $4,372, aesthetics program; $1,800, nail technology program (excludes books and supplies). Enrollment: men 1, women 111. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Accreditation: NACCAS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Cosmetology (1799 Hr); Esthetician (900 Hr); Nail Technology (900 Hr)

Madison English as a Second Language School

3009 University Ave., Madison, WI 53705. Other. Founded 1995. Contact: Suruedee Chumroum, (608)233-9962, Fax: (608)233-9967, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.mesls.org. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing available. Term: Week. Tuition: $1,500 per program plus $90 application fee. Enrollment: men 73, women 110. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Financial aid not available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: English As A Second Language (7 Wk)

Madison Media Institute

2702 Agriculture Dr., Madison, WI 53718. Trade and Technical, Two-Year College. Founded 1969. Contact: Chris Hutchings, (608)663-2000, 800-236-4997, Fax: (608)442-0141, Web Site: http://www.madisonmedia.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Term: Semester. Tuition: $325 per credit. Enrollment: men 150, women 50. Degrees awarded: Associate, Diploma, Certificate. Accreditation: ACCSCT. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Broadcasting Technology (60 Cr); Media Technology (60 Cr); Music & Recording Technology (60 Cr); Radio Programming (30 Cr); Video Production (30 Cr)

Martin's College of Cosmetology (Madison)

6414 Odana Rd., Madison, WI 53717. Cosmetology, Barber. Founded 1981. Contact: John M. Kwitek, (920)684-3028, (608)270-0270, 800-236-4680, Fax: (920)684-1328, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.mcofc.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students not accepted. Housing not available. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: $430-$12,243 plus books and supplies. Enrollment: men 9, women 116. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Accreditation: NACCAS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Cosmetology (1800 Hr); Cosmetology Instructor (150 Hr); Esthetician (600 Hr); Nail Technology (300 Hr)

University of Wisconsin Colleges

780 Regent St., Madison, WI 53708-8680. Contact: Margaret Cleek, Interim Chancellor, (608)262-1783, (608)262-9652, Web Site: http://www.uwc.edu. Public. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $3,700 in-state; $12,400 out-of-state. Enrollment: Total 4,367.

University of Wisconsin-Madison Occupational Therapy Program

2120 Medical Sciences Center, 1300 University Ave., Madison, WI 53706-1532. Other. Founded 1948. Contact: Mary Schneider, Ph.D., OTR, Coordinator, (608)262-2936, Fax: (608)263-6434, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.soemadison.wisc.edu/kinesiology/ot. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing available. Term: Semester. Tuition: Varies. Enrollment: Total 75. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Accreditation: AOTA. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Occupational Therapy (2.5 Yr)

MANITOWOC

Martin's College of Cosmetology (Manitowoc)

1034 S. 18th St., Manitowoc, WI 54220-5040. Cosmetology, Barber. Founded 1981. Contact: John Martin Kwitek, (920)684-3028, 800-236-4680, Fax: (920)684-1328, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://mcofc.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing available. Term: Hour. Tuition: $430-$12,243 plus books and supplies. Enrollment: men 1, women 56. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Accreditation: NACCAS. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Cosmetology (1800 Hr); Cosmetology Instructor (150 Hr); Esthetician (600 Hr); Nail Technology (300 Hr)

MARINETTE

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (Marinette)

1601 University Dr., Marinette, WI 54143. Trade and Technical, Two-Year College. Founded 1911. Contact: Patrick O'Hara, Campus Dean, (715)735-9361, 800-422-6982, Fax: (715)732-3493, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.nwtc.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: Varies. Enrollment: Total 375. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Accreditation: NCA-HLC. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General (2 Yr); Administrative Assistant (2 Yr); Auto Mechanics (9 Mo); Fire Protection Technology (2 Yr); Information Sciences Technology (9 Mo); Machine Tool & Die (2 Yr); Nursing, Practical (1 Yr); Nursing, R.N. (2 Yr); Office, General (9 Mo); Welding, Combination (9 Mo)

MARSHFIELD

Mid-State Technical College (Marshfield)

2600 W. 5th St., Marshfield, WI 54449. Two-Year College. Founded 1967. Contact: Brenda Dillenburg, Marshfield Campus Dean, (715)387-2538, Fax: (715)387-2864, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.mstc.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Term: Semester. Tuition: Varies. Enrollment: Total 800. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, Clerical (1 Yr); Accounting, General (2 Yr); Administrative Assistant (1 Yr); Agribusiness (1 Yr); Agri-Management (1 Yr); Clerk, Typist (1 Yr); Data Processing (2 Yr); Health Occupations (1 Yr); Inhalation Therapy Technology (2 Yr); Medical Assistant (1 Yr); Medical Transcription (1 Yr); Nurse, Assistant (1 Sm); Surgical Technology (1 Yr); Wood Industries Technology (1 Yr); Word Processing (2 Yr)

MENASHA

ACTION Employment and Training

1800 Appleton Rd., Menasha, WI 54952. Business. Founded 1986. Contact: Dawn Sonnenberg, (920)730-9366, (920)968-6206, 800-482-0030, Fax: (920)731-3041, E-mail: [email protected] Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students not accepted. Housing not available. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: $2,500. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Clerical, General; Computer Operations

MENOMONEE FALLS

Worldwide Educational Services

PO Box 870, Menomonee Falls, WI 53052-0870. Business. Founded 1971. (262)435-5111, Fax: (262)435-2936. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: Varies with program. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Accreditation: ACCSCT. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Computer Networking; Office, General; Office Technology

MIDDLETON

Institute of Dental Assisting

8383 Greenway Blvd., Ste. 120, Middleton, WI 53562-4660. Allied Medical. Founded 1993. Contact: Dr. Jim Shipley, (608)836-1422. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Other. Tuition: $1,595. Enrollment: women 10. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Financial aid not available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Dental Assisting

MILWAUKEE

Bryant and Stratton College (Milwaukee)

310 West Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53203. Two-Year College. Contact: Kathryn Cotey, Dir. of Admissions, (414)276-5200, Web Site: http://www.bryantstratton.edu; Pete Pavone, Campus Director, Web Site: http://bryantstratton.edu/request_info.aspx?i=C&c=18. Private. Coed. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Degrees awarded: Associate. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General (4 Sm); Administrative Assistant (4 Sm); Business (4 Sm); Criminal Justice (4 Sm); Human Resources Assistant (4 Sm); Information Technology (4 Sm); Medical Administrative Assistant (4 Sm); Medical Assistant (4 Sm)

Columbia St. Mary's

2025 E. Newport Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53211. Allied Medical. Contact: Kit Zarnecki, Dir. of Admissions, (414)961-3800, Fax: (414)961-3443, Web Site: http://www.columbia-stmarys.org/. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Term: Year. Tuition: $350. Enrollment: men 5, women 12. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Curriculum: Radiologic Technology (24 Mo)

Gran-Aire, Inc.

9305 W. Appleton Dr., Milwaukee, WI 53225. Flight and Ground. Founded 1947. Contact: Craig Larson, Chief Instructor, (414)461-3222, Fax: (414)461-8207, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.flymilwaukee.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: Varies. Enrollment: Total 76. Accreditation: FAA. Curriculum: Aircraft Flight Instruction, Airline Transport Pilot; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Commercial Flying; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Flight Instructor; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Flight Instructor Additional Rating; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Instrument Flying; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Multi-Engine Rating - Airplane; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Primary Flying

Lakeside School of Massage Therapy-Milwaukee

1726 N. 1st St. Ste. 200, Milwaukee, WI 53212-3957. Trade and Technical. Founded 1985. Contact: Claude Gagnon, (414)372-4345, Fax: (414)372-5350, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.lakeside.edu. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Hour. Tuition: $8,250 plus $1,200 books and supplies. Enrollment: Total 120. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Accreditation: COMTA. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Massage Therapy (750 Hr)

MBTI Business Training Institute

606 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53203. Business. Founded 1959. Contact: James M. Peterman, Dir. of Education, (414)272-2192, Fax: (414)272-0341. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Other. Tuition: Varies. Enrollment: men 150, women 150. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Accreditation: ACICS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, Automated (36 Wk); Administrative Assistant (24 Wk); Computer Hardware Technology (42 Wk); Computer Programming (36 Wk); Paralegal (24 Wk); Travel Agents (24 Wk)

Milwaukee Area Technical College (Downtown Campus)

700 West State St., Milwaukee, WI 53233-1443. Two-Year College. Founded 1911. Contact: Dr. Darnell Cole, Pres., (414)297-6282, E-mail: [email protected] Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Term: Semester. Degrees awarded: Associate. Curriculum: Accounting, Clerical; Accounting, General; Agribusiness - Marketing (2 Yr); Agri-Engineering & Mechanics (2 Yr); Air Conditioning; Aircraft Airframe Maintenance; Aircraft Powerplant Maintenance; Appliance Repair; Architectural Technology; Auto Body & Fender Repair; Auto Mechanics; Baking; Barbering; Biomedical Electronics (2 Yr); Business, General Office; Carpentry; Chemical Technology; Civil Engineering Technology; Combustion Engine Technology (2 Yr); Commercial Art (2 Yr); Computer Operator; Cosmetology; Data Processing; Dental Assisting; Dental Hygiene; Dental Laboratory Technology; Distributive Education (2 Yr); Electrical Technology; Electro-Mechanical Technology; Electronics & Communication; Electronics Technology; Engineering Technology; Environmental Health; Fashion Merchandising; Finance; Fire Science; Food Service & Management; Foundry (9 Mo); Graphic Arts; Home Furnishings (1 Yr); Horticulture (1 Yr); Horticulture, Ornamental (2 Yr); Hotel & Restaurant Cooking; Human Services (2 Yr); Hydraulic Technology (1 Yr); Inhalation Therapy Technology; Legal Assistant (2 Yr); Machine Shop Operator; Machine Tool & Die Design; Marketing; Masonry; Mechanical Drafting; Medical Laboratory Technology; Metallurgical Technology; Mortuary Science; Music (2 Yr); Numerical Control; Nursing, Practical; Nursing, R.N.; Occupational Therapy Assistant (2 Yr); Office Machines; Operating Room Technology; Photography; Physical Therapy Technology; Police Science; Printing; Radiologic Technology (2 Yr); Real Estate, Basic; Secretarial, Administrative; Secretarial, Legal; Secretarial, Medical; Sheet Metal; Shoe Building; Small Engine Repair (1 Yr); Stenography, General; Tailoring; Television; Typesetting; Upholstering; Video Production (2 Yr); Watchmaking & Repairing; Water & Waste Water Pollution Technology; Welding Technology; Word Processing (2 Yr)

Milwaukee School of Engineering

1025 N. Milwaukee St., Milwaukee, WI 53202-3190. Nursing, Other, Trade and Technical. Founded 1903. Contact: Tim Valley, Dean of Enrollment Management, (414)277-6763, 800-332-6763, Fax: (414)277-7475, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.msoe.edu. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing available. Term: Quarter. Tuition: $7,985 per quarter. Enrollment: Total 1,680. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Diploma. Accreditation: ABET; CAAHEP; NCA-HLC; CCNE. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Biomedical Electronics (4 Yr); Communications Technology (4 Yr); Computer Business Systems Technology (4 Yr); Computer Engineering (4 Yr); Computer Servicing - Software Applications (4 Yr); Construction Management (4 Yr); Electrical Engineering Technology (4 Yr); Engineering Technology, Architectural (4 Yr); Industrial Engineering Technology (4 Yr); Mechanical Engineering (4 Yr); Nursing, R.N. (4 Yr)

Milwaukee School of Massage

830 E. Chambers St., Milwaukee, WI 53212. Trade and Technical. Founded 1995. Contact: Wanda M. Beals, Dir., (414)263-1179, Fax: (414)263-1049, Web Site: http://www.milwaukeeschoolofmassage.com; Web Site: http://www.milwaukeeschoolofmassage.com/contact.asp. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Year. Tuition: $7,000 per program including books and supplies. Enrollment: men 5, women 19. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Financial aid not available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Massage Therapy (640 Hr)

Robbins and Lloyd Career Training Institute

11801 W. Silver Spring Dr., Ste. 200, Milwaukee, WI 53225. Other. Founded 1968. Contact: Sherry Lin Machesky, Assistant Administrator, (414)464-0800, 800-567-4494, Fax: (414)464-0850, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.robbinsandlloyd.net. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: $185-$1100. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid not available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Insurance, General; Mortgage Broker; Real Estate Appraisal (90 Hr); Real Estate, Basic (72 Hr); Real Estate Broker (36 Hr)

St. Luke's Medical Center

2900 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53215. Allied Medical. Contact: Debra J. Biggins, (414)747-4330, (414)747-4335, Fax: (414)747-4366, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.aurorahealthcare.org. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $1,500 per year. Enrollment: Total 56. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Accreditation: JRCERT. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Curriculum: Radiologic Technology (2 Yr)

St. Luke's Medical Center-School of Diagnostic Medical Sonography

180 W. Grange Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53207. Contact: Laura Woodruff, Program Director, (414)747-4360, (414)747-4352, Web Site: http://www.aurorahealthcare.org. Private. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $1,500 in-state; $1,500 out-of-state. Degrees awarded: Associate.

St. Luke's Medical Center School of Radiologic Technology

180 W. Grange Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53207. Contact: Debra Biggins, Program Director, (414)747-4330, (414)747-4316, Web Site: http://www.aurorahealthcare.org. Private. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $1,500 in-state; $1,500 out-of-state. Enrollment: Total 22.

St. Michael Hospital

2400 W. Villard Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53209. Allied Medical. Founded 1968. Contact: Diane Wingenter, Prog. Dir., (414)527-5149, Fax: (414)527-5156. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $375/year. Enrollment: Total 20. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Accreditation: JRCERT. Financial aid not available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Radiologic Technology (24 Mo)

Vici Beauty School

11010 W. Hampton Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53225. Cosmetology. Founded 1967. Contact: Penelope Rushing, Founder/Owner, (414)464-5002, (414)281-1119, Fax: (414)464-2873, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.vicibeautyschool.com; Marvin Rushing, Founder/Owner. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: $14,370 including materials and fees. Enrollment: men 10, women 170. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Accreditation: NACCAS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Cosmetology (1800 Hr)

NEENAH

Theda Clark Medical Center

PO Box 2021, 130 2nd St., Neenah, WI 54957-2021. Allied Medical. Founded 1963. Contact: Troy Albrecht, Dir., (920)729-3100, (920)729-3146, 800-236-3122, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.thedacare.org. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Year. Tuition: $4,000 for 24-month program; $550 books. Enrollment: Total 20. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Accreditation: JRCERT. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Radiologic Technology (24 Mo)

NEW RICHMOND

Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (New Richmond)

1019 S. Knowles Ave., New Richmond, WI 54017. Trade and Technical, Two-Year College. Founded 1972. Contact: Jodi Saliny, Admissions, (715)246-6561, 800-243-9482, Fax: (715)246-2777, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.witc.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: Varies. Enrollment: men 354, women 634. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Accreditation: AAMAE; NLNAC; NCRA; NCA-HLC. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, Automated (1 Yr); Accounting, Clerical (1 Yr); Accounting, General (2 Yr); Administrative Assistant (2 Yr); Agri-Power Equipment (2 Yr); Computer Information Science (2 Yr); Computer Networking; Data Processing Programmer Analyst (2 Yr); Early Childhood Education (2 Yr); Emergency Medical Technology; Fire Protection Technology; Machine Tool Programming Technology (2 Yr); Management (2 Yr); Marine & Small Engine Repair (1 Yr); Medical Assistant (1 Yr); Microcomputers (1 Yr); Motorcycle Repair (1 Yr); Nurse, Assistant; Nursing, R.N. (2 Yr); Packaging Technology (2 Yr)

OKAUCHEE

Wisconsin School of Professional Pet Grooming, Inc.

N51 W. 34917 Wisconsin Ave., PO Box 175, Okauchee, WI 53069. Trade and Technical. Founded 1985. Contact: Delores Lillge, Dir. of Admissions, (262)569-9492, Fax: (262)569-1841, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.angelfire.com/biz/wsppg/. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing available. Term: Other. Tuition: $5,200, $100 application fee, $684 equipment. Enrollment: Total 36. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Financial aid not available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Pet Grooming (400 Hr)

OSHKOSH

Affinity Health System Program In Radiologic Tech

500 S. Oakwood Road, Oshkosh, WI 54903-3370. Contact: Kevin Nolan, President, (920)223-0136, Web Site: http://www.affinityhealth.org. Private. Housing not available. Term: Other. Tuition: $3,500 in-state; $3,500 out-of-state.

PEWAUKEE

Waukesha County Technical College

800 Main St., Pewaukee, WI 53072. Two-Year College. Founded 1923. Contact: Lesley J. Frederick, Manager, Enrollment Services, (262)691-5566, 877-463-9282, Fax: (262)691-5593, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.wctc.edu; Web Site: http://www.wctc.edu/web/general/contact.htm. Public. Coed. Out-of-state students accepted. Term: Semester. Tuition: $81 per credit hour in-state. Enrollment: Total 1,306. Degrees awarded: Associate, Diploma. Accreditation: CAAHEP; NLNAC; NCAHLC. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, Clerical (1 Yr); Accounting, General (2 Yr); Administrative Assistant (2 Yr); Auto Body & Fender Repair (1 Yr); Automotive Technology (2 Yr); Business, International (2 Yr); Child Care & Guidance (2 Yr); Computer Hardware Technology (2 Yr); Computer Programming (2 Yr); Culinary Arts (2 Yr); Custodial Training (1 Yr); Dental Assisting (1 Yr); Dental Hygiene (2 Yr); Drafting, Architectural (2 Yr); Drafting, Electrical (2 Yr); Drug & Alcohol Counseling (2 Yr); Electro-Mechanical Technology (2 Yr); Electronics & Communication (2 Yr); Electronics Technology (2 Yr); Emergency Medical Technology (1 Yr); Fashion Merchandising (2 Yr); Financial Planning (2 Yr); Food Preparation & Service (1 Yr); Food Service & Management (1 Yr); Health Care & Management (1 Yr); Hospitality (2 Yr); Industrial Engineering Technology (2 Yr); Industrial Maintenance (2 Yr); Industrial Management & Supervision (2 Yr); Instructional Aide (1 Yr); Insurance, General (2 Yr); Interior Design (2 Yr); Machine Tool & Die (2 Yr); Machine Tool Programming Technology (1 Yr); Management Development (2 Yr); Manufacturing Technology (2 Yr); Marketing (2 Yr); Materials Engineering Technology (2 Yr); Mechanical Drafting (2 Yr); Medical Assistant (1 Yr); Medical Transcription (1 Yr); Microcomputers (2 Yr); Mortgage Broker (2 Yr); Nurse, Assistant (1 Yr); Nursing, R.N. (2 Yr); Office Machines Repair (1 Yr); Police Science (2 Yr); Printing (1 Yr); Quality Control (2 Yr); Real Estate Appraisal (2 Yr); Real Estate Broker (2 Yr); Real Estate Management (2 Yr); Retail Management (2 Yr); Surgical Technology (2 Yr); Welding Technology (1 Yr)

RACINE

All Saints Healthcare - School of Radiologic Technology

3801 Spring St., Racine, WI 53405. Allied Medical. Founded 1970. Contact: Cynthia L. Brun, B.S., R.T.(R)(M), (262)687-5090, Fax: (262)687-8913, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.allsaintshealthcare.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Term: Semester. Tuition: $3,000 for 2 Yr-includes books. Enrollment: Total 24. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Accreditation: JRCERT. Approved: Vet. Admin. Curriculum: Radiologic Technology (2 Yr)

Gateway Technical College, Racine Campus

1001 S. Main St., Racine, WI 53403. Two-Year College. Founded 1911. Contact: Ann Henderson, Dean of Student Support, (262)619-6200, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.gtc.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Term: Semester. Tuition: Varies. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Accreditation: FAA; NLNAC; NCRA. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General; Administrative Assistant; Auto Mechanics; Automotive Technology; Banking & Finance; Civil Engineering Technology; Clerk, Typist; Computer Aided Manufacturing; Computer Operator; Computer Programming; Computer Technology (2 Yr); Construction Management; Cosmetology; Drafting, Structural; Electronics Technology; Fire Science; Food Service & Management; Health Aide; Hotel & Motel Management; Industrial Engineering Technology; Industrial Management & Supervision; Machine Shop Operator; Marketing; Marketing Management; Mechanical Drafting; Mechanical Technology (2 Yr); Mechanical Technology - Production; Medical Assistant; Office Machines; Secretarial, Administrative; Secretarial, General; Technician, Electronic Service (1 Yr); Travel Agents; Upholstering; Welding Technology; Word Processing

Midwest College of Oriental Medicine

6232 Bankers Rd., Racine, WI 53403-9747. Allied Medical. Founded 1979. Contact: Dr. William Dunbar, Pres., (262)554-2010, 800-593-2320, Fax: (262)554-7475, E-mail: [email protected], [email protected], Web Site: http://www.acupuncture.edu. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Quarter. Tuition: $29,650 acupuncture; $39,138 oriental medicine (entire program). Enrollment: men 102, women 177. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Diploma. Accreditation: ACAOM. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Acupuncture (27 Mo); Oriental Medicine (36 Mo)

Wisconsin Institute of National Wellness

6211 Durand, Ste. 101, Racine, WI 53406. Other. Founded 1996. Contact: Anne Frontier, (262)554-8722, Fax: (262)554-8722, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.wimassageschool.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Trisemester. Tuition: $6,900 per year. Enrollment: Total 30. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid not available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Massage Therapy (705 Hr)

RHINELANDER

Nicolet College

Box 518, Rhinelander, WI 54501-0518. Two-Year College. Founded 1968. Contact: Gerry Cadotte, Admissions/Academic Advisor, (715)365-4414, 800-544-3039, Fax: (715)365-4445, E-mail: [email protected], [email protected], Web Site: http://www.nicoletcollege.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $3,294/year in-state; $14,643/year out-of-state. Enrollment: Total 687. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Diploma, Associate. Accreditation: NCA-HLC. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, Advanced (2 Yr); Accounting, Clerical (1 Yr); Administrative Assistant (2 Yr); Auto Mechanics (2 Yr); Automotive Service (1 Yr); Building Material Management (1 Yr); Clerk, Typist (1 Yr); Cosmetology (1 Yr); Data Processing (2 Yr); Family Living Specialist (2 Yr); Food Preparation & Service (1 Yr); Hospitality (2 Yr); Machine Technology (2 Yr); Marketing (2 Yr); Mechanical Drafting (1 Yr); Mechanical Technology (2 Yr); Mechanics, Diesel (1 Yr); Mid-Management (2 Yr); Mining Machinery Mechanics (1 Yr); Nurse, Assistant (1 Yr); Nursing, R.N. (2 Yr); Police Science (2 Yr); Real Estate, Basic; Recreation Leadership (2 Yr); Small Business Management (1 Yr); Small Engine Repair (1 Yr); Stenography, General (1 Yr); Surveying (2 Yr); Timber Harvester (4 Mo)

Rhinelander Flying Service, Inc.

Oneida County Airport, 3400 Airport Rd., Rhinelander, WI 54501. Flight and Ground. Founded 1980. Contact: Bill Lord, Chief Pilot, (715)365-3456, (715)365-3451, 800-236-3131, Fax: (715)365-3461, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.rhinelanderflyingservice.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing available. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: $5,000 and up (approximate). Degrees awarded: Certificate. Accreditation: FAA. Financial aid not available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Aircraft Flight Instruction; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Commercial Flying; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Multi-Engine Rating - Airplane; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Primary Flying

RICE LAKE

Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (Rice Lake)

1900 College Dr., Rice Lake, WI 54868. Business, Cosmetology, Nursing, Trade and Technical. Founded 1941. Contact: Betty Tschernach, Admissions, (715)234-7082, 800-243-9482, Fax: (715)234-5172, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.witc.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $1,020 (12 credits). Enrollment: Total 812. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Accreditation: NCA-HLC. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, Automated; Accounting, General; Administrative Assistant; Architectural Design Technology; Automotive Collision Repair; Automotive Technology; Auto Painting; Barbering; Cosmetology; Criminal Justice; Dietician Training; Electronics & Communication; Emergency Medical Technology; Farm Management Technology; Farm Operations; Finance; Fire Science; Industrial Management & Supervision; Information Sciences Technology; Law Enforcement; Machine Tool & Die; Machine Tool Programming Technology; Mechanical Drafting; Medication Aide; Microcomputers; Nurses Aide; Nursing, R.N.; Office Administration; Quality Control; Telecommunications Technology; Welding, Arc & Gas; Word Processing

SHEBOYGAN FALLS

Western Shore Aviation

N6187 Resource Dr., Sheboygan Falls, WI 53085. Flight and Ground. Founded 1946. Contact: Daniel Gibbs, (920)467-6151, 800-242-7643, Fax: (920)467-1337, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.westernshoreaviation.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Other. Tuition: Varies. Enrollment: Total 30. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Financial aid not available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Aircraft Flight Instruction, Advanced Ground; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Airline Transport Pilot; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Basic Ground; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Commercial Flying; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Flight Instructor; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Flight Instructor Additional Rating; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Instrument Flying; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Multi-Engine Rating - Airplane; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Primary Flying

SHELL LAKE

Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (Shell Lake)

505 Pine Ridge Dr., HGR 69-Box 10B, Shell Lake, WI 54871. Two-Year College. Founded 1972. Contact: Mimi Crandall, Dean of Student Svcs., (715)468-2815, 800-243-9482, Fax: (715)468-2819, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.witc.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $1,020 (12 credits). Enrollment: men 3,302, women 3,877. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Accreditation: AAMAE; ACCSCT; NLNAC; NCA-HLC. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General (2 Yr); Administrative Assistant (2 Yr); Agriculture Construction & Machine Design Technology (2 Yr); Architectural Design Technology (2 Yr); Automation Technology (2 Yr); Automotive Technology (2 Yr); Auto Painting (1 Yr); Business Administration (2 Yr); Child Care & Guidance (1 Yr); Computer Aided Drafting (1 Yr); Computer Information Science (2 Yr); Cosmetology (18 Mo); Electronics Technology (2 Yr); Emergency Medical Technology (120 Hr); Farm Management Technology; Hospital Management (2 Yr); Industrial Maintenance (2 Yr); Machine Tool & Die (2 Yr); Machine Tool Programming Technology (2 Yr); Management (2 Yr); Marine & Small Engine Repair (2 yr); Marketing (2 Yr); Masonry (1 Yr); Mechanical Technology (2 Yr); Medical Assistant (1 Yr); Medication Aide (100 Hr); Motorcycle Repair (1 Yr); Nurse, Assistant (1 Sm); Nursing, Practical (2 Yr); Occupational Therapy Assistant (2 Yr); Office, General (1 Yr); Paramedic (1 Sm); Pharmacy Technician (1 Yr); Police Science (2 Yr); Retail Management (2 Yr); Secretarial, Medical (2 Yr); Telecommunications Technology (2 Yr); Telephone Repair & Service (1 Yr); Travel Agents; Welding Technology (1 Yr)

STEVENS POINT

Mid-State Technical College (Stevens Point)

933 Michigan Ave., Stevens Point, WI 54481. Two-Year College. Founded 1967. Contact: Steve Smith, Stevens Point Campus Dean, (715)344-3063, (715)342-3115, Fax: (715)342-3134, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.mstc.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $68 per credit. Enrollment: Total 450. Degrees awarded: Diploma, Associate, Certificate. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, Specialist (2 Yr); Administrative Assistant (2 Yr); Business Administration (2 Yr); Computer Information Science (2 Yr); Computer Programming (2 Yr); Management (2 Yr); Marketing (2 Yr); Medical Assistant (1 Yr); Medical Technology - Phlebotomy (1 Yr); Nurse, Assistant (6 Wk); Office Technology (1 Yr)

STOUGHTON

Howard Academy for the Metal Arts

188 W. Main St., PO Box 472, Stoughton, WI 53589. Trade and Technical, Art. Founded 1997. Contact: William L. Howard, Headmaster, (608)873-5199, 800-843-9603, Fax: (608)873-0960, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.howard-academy.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing available. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: $3,000-$14,000 per program plus tools and materials. Enrollment: Total 12. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Diploma. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid not available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Jewelry Design - Repair & Stone Setting; Metal Trades Technology

SUN PRAIRIE

Diesel Truck Driver Training School, Inc.

7190 Elder Ln., Sun Prairie, WI 53590. Trade and Technical. Founded 1963. Contact: Michael Klabacka, (608)837-7800, 800-383-7364, Fax: (608)825-6752. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing available. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: $4,295 for 9 Week Program; $3,695 for 14 Weekend Program. Enrollment: men 2,000, women 500. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Diploma. Accreditation: ACCSCT. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Curriculum: Tractor Trailer Operators Training (9 Wk)

SUPERIOR

Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (Superior)

600 N. 21st St., Superior, WI 54880. Trade and Technical. Founded 1912. Contact: Diane Vertin, Campus Administrator, (715)394-6677, 800-243-9482, Fax: (715)394-3771, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.witc.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Term: Semester. Tuition: $1,020 (12 credits). Enrollment: Total 547. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Accreditation: NACCAS; NLNAC; NCA-HLC. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General (2 Yr); Administrative Assistant (2 Yr); Auto Mechanics (2 Yr); Business Administration (2 Yr); Child Care & Guidance (1 Yr); Computer Aided Drafting (1 Yr); Computer Information Science (2 Yr); Correctional Science (2 Yr); Cosmetology (15 Mo); Electronics Technology (2 Yr); Finance (2 Yr); Machine Technology (2 Yr); Management (2 Yr); Marketing (2 Yr); Mechanical Drafting (1 Yr); Medical Receptionist (2 Yr); Microcomputers (2 Yr); Nurse, Assistant; Nursing, R.N. (2 Yr); Office, General (1 Yr); Paramedic (1 Yr); Secretarial, Administrative (2 Yr); Travel Agents (2 Yr); Welding Technology (1 Yr)

WATERTOWN

Madison Area Technical College - Watertown

1300 W. Main St., Watertown, WI 53098. Two-Year College. Founded 1965. Contact: Lynette I. Hertel, Campus Administrator, (920)206-8000, 800-322-6282, Fax: (920)261-3768, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://matcmadison.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students not accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: Varies. Enrollment: Total 550. Degrees awarded: Associate, Diploma, Certificate. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General; Drafting & Design Technology; Electronics Technology; Industrial Management & Supervision; Mid-Management; Nursing, R.N.; Office, General

WAUKESHA

New Tribes Bible Institute

915 N. Hartwell Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186-5099. Other. Founded 1955. Contact: Mike Winters, Dean of Education, (262)542-9411, 800-555-6824, Fax: (262)542-3578, E-mail: [email protected], [email protected], Web Site: http://ntbi.org. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing available. Term: Semester. Tuition: None required. Enrollment: Total 200. Degrees awarded: Associate. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid not available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Bible Study (2 Yr)

Waukesha Memorial Hospital Medical

725 American Ave., Waukesha, WI 53188. Allied Medical. Founded 1962. Contact: Jane R. Banaszak, Medical Technology, (262)928-1000, 800-326-2011, Web Site: http://www.waukeshamemorial.org. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Term: Other. Enrollment: women 4. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Accreditation: CAAHEP. Curriculum: Medical Technology (9 Mo)

WAUSAU

Northcentral Technical College

1000 W. Campus Dr., Wausau, WI 54401. Trade and Technical. Founded 1912. Contact: Kris Janse-Dinkel, Admissions, (715)675-3331, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.ntc.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing available. Term: Semester. Tuition: Varies. Enrollment: men 1,493, women 2,037. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General (2 Yr); Agri-Power Equipment (2 Yr); Architectural Technology (2 Yr); Auto Body & Fender Repair (1 Yr); Automotive Technology (2 Yr); Data Processing (2 Yr); Dental Hygiene (2 Yr); Electro-Mechanical Technology (2 Yr); Electronics Technology (2 Yr); Emergency Medical Technology (1 Yr); Farm Operations (2 Yr); Fire Science (1 Yr); Industrial Engineering Technology (2 Yr); Information Sciences Technology (1 Yr); Laser Technology (2 Yr); Law Enforcement (6 Wk); Machine Shop Operator (2 Yr); Management (2 Yr); Marketing (2 Yr); Mechanical Drafting (1 Yr); Mechanical Technology (2 yr); Nurse, Assistant (8 Wk); Nursing, Vocational (2 Yr); Operating Room Technology (1 Yr); Police Science (2 Yr); Printing (2 Yr); Radiologic Technology (2 Yr); Secretarial, Administrative (2 Yr); Secretarial, Legal (2 Yr); Secretarial, Medical (2 Yr); Welding Technology (1 Yr); Word Processing (1 Yr)

State College of Beauty Culture

1930 Grand Ave., Wausau, WI 54401-4667. Barber, Cosmetology. Founded 1967. Contact: Andi Burns, (715)845-2888, (715)849-5368, Fax: (715)848-2121, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.statecollegeofbeauty.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: $10,200 barbering/cosmetology course; $2,500, nail tech course; $6,500 esthetics course (prices include books and fees). Enrollment: Total 60. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Accreditation: NACCAS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Barbering (1800 Hr); Cosmetology (1800 Hr); Esthetician (600 Hr); Nail Technology (300 Hr)

WAUWATOSA

Bryant and Stratton College (Milwaukee West)

10950 W. Potter Rd, Wauwatosa, WI 53226. Two-Year College. Contact: Kathryn Cotey, Dir. of Admissions, (414)302-7000, Web Site: http://www.bryantstratton.edu; Cori Prohaska, Assoc.Dir. of Admissions, Web Site: http://bryantstratton.edu/request_info.aspx?i=C&c=16. Private. Coed. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Degrees awarded: Associate. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Business (4 Sm); Criminal Justice (4 Sm); Graphic Design (4 Sm); Human Resources Assistant (4 Sm); Medical Administrative Assistant (4 Sm); Medical Assistant (4 Sm); Nursing (5 Sm); Paralegal (4 Sm)

Shorewest Real Estate Institute

11622 W. North Ave., Wauwatosa, WI 53226. Other. Founded 1969. Contact: Casey Clickner, Dir. of Career Devel., (414)476-7979, Fax: (414)476-9266, Web Site: http://www.shorewest.com. Private. Coed. Term: Hour. Tuition: $395 for pre-licensing course. Enrollment: Total 500. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Curriculum: Real Estate, Basic (8 Wk); Real Estate Law (8 Wk)

WEST ALLIS

Bartending College

739 S. 108th St., West Allis, WI 53214-2441. Other. Founded 1974. Contact: Kelly Abfall, (414)302-5050, 800-BAR-TEND, Fax: (414)302-5052, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.icanbartend.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Hour. Tuition: $299. Enrollment: Total 10. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Diploma. Financial aid not available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Bartending (30 Hr)

Milwaukee Area Technical College (West Allis Campus)

1200 S. 71st St., West Allis, WI 53214-3110. Trade and Technical. Founded 1912. Contact: Darnell E. Cole, Pres., (414)456-5500, Fax: (414)456-5360, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.matc.edu; Clarissa Brown, Admissions Office Staff Specialist, E-mail: [email protected] Public. Coed. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $1,325/semester, associate degree and diploma; $1,754, four-year-college transfer. Enrollment: Total 6,000. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General (2 Yr); Banking & Finance (2 Yr); Business Administration (2 Yr); Computer Information Science (2 Yr); Electrical Technology (2 Yr); Funeral Service Education (2 Yr); Hotel & Motel Management (2 Yr); House & Medical Services Cleaning (2 Yr); Interior Design (1 Yr); Marketing (2 Yr); Masonry (1 Sm); Mechanical Drafting (1 Yr); Secretarial, General (2 Yr); Secretarial, Medical (2 Yr); Sewing, Commercial (1 Yr); Upholstering (1 Yr); Welding Technology (1 Yr)

WEST BEND

Moraine Park Technical College - West Bend Campus

2151 N. Main St., West Bend, WI 53090. Trade and Technical. Founded 1939. Contact: Sally Ruback, Recruitment and Retention Associate, (262)334-3413, (920)929-2126, 800-472-4554, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.morainepark.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $81 per credit, resident. Enrollment: Total 4,338. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Accreditation: NCAHLC. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General (2 Yr); Accounting, Junior (1 Yr); Administrative Assistant (2 Yr); Communications, Graphic (2 Yr); Early Childhood Education (2 Yr); Electrical Technology (1 Yr); Health Information Technology (2 Yr); Machine Tool & Die (1 Yr); Management (2 Yr); Marketing (2 Yr); Medical Transcription (1 Yr); Nurse, Assistant; Nursing, R.N. (2 Yr); Web Development (1 Yr)

WISCONSIN RAPIDS

Mid-State Technical College (Wisconsin Rapids)

500 32nd St., N., Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494. Two-Year College. Founded 1967. Contact: John Clark, Ph.D., Pres., (715)422-5300, 888-575-MSTC, Fax: (715)422-5345, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.mstc.edu; James Barrett, Dir. of Admissions, E-mail: [email protected] Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: Varies. Enrollment: Total 3,205. Degrees awarded: Associate, Certificate, Diploma. Accreditation: JRCRTE; NLNAC. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General (2 Yr); Accounting, Junior (1 Yr); Automation Technology (2 Yr); Business Administration (2 Yr); Child Care & Guidance (1 Yr); Civil Engineering Technology (2 Yr); Computer Programming, Advanced (2 Yr); Computer Technology (2 Yr); Correctional Science (2 Yr); Cosmetology (1 Yr); Diesel Technology (2 Yr); Electrical Engineering Technology (2 Yr); Electronics Technology (2 Yr); Farm Operations (1 Yr); Health Aide (1 Yr); Hospitality (2 Yr); Hotel & Motel Management (2 Yr); Instrumentation Technology (2 Yr); Machine Tool Programming Technology (2 Yr); Marketing (2 Yr); Mechanical Technology (2 Yr); Medical Assistant (1 Yr); Medical Technology - Phlebotomy (1 Yr); Medical Transcription (1 Yr); Nurse, Assistant (1 Yr); Nursing, Practical (2 Yr); Office, General (1 Yr); Paramedic (1 Yr); Police Science (2 Yr); Respiratory Therapy (2 Yr); Secretarial, Administrative (2 Yr); Stenography, General (1 Yr); Surgical Technology (1 Yr); Travel Agents (1 Yr); Welding Technology (1 Yr)

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Wisconsin

Wisconsin

1 Location and Size

2 Topography

3 Climate

4 Plants and Animals

5 Environmental Protection

6 Population

7 Ethnic Groups

8 Languages

9 Religions

10 Transportation

11 History

12 State Government

13 Political Parties

14 Local Government

15 Judicial System

16 Migration

17 Economy

18 Income

19 Industry

20 Labor

21 Agriculture

22 Domesticated Animals

23 Fishing

24 Forestry

25 Mining

26 Energy and Power

27 Commerce

28 Public Finance

29 Taxation

30 Health

31 Housing

32 Education

33 Arts

34 Libraries and Museums

35 Communications

36 Press

37 Tourism, Travel & Recreation

38 Sports

39 Famous Wisconsinites

40 Bibliography

State of Wisconsin

ORIGIN OF STATE NAME: Probably from the Ojibwa word wishkonsing, meaning “place of the beaver.”

NICKNAME : The Badger State.

CAPITAL: Madison.

ENTERED UNION: 29 May 1848 (30th).

OFFICIAL SEAL: Coat of arms surrounded by the words “Great Seal of the State of Wisconsin” and 13 stars below.

FLAG: A dark-blue field, fringed in yellow on three sides, surrounds the state coat of arms on each side, with “Wisconsin” in white letters above the coat of arms and ‘1848’ below.

COAT OF ARMS: Surrounding the US shield is the shield of Wisconsin, which is divided into four parts symbolizing agriculture, mining, navigation, and manufacturing. Flanking the shield are a sailor, representing labor on water; and a yeoman or miner, representing labor on land. Above is a badger and the state motto; below, a horn of plenty and a pyramid of pig lead.

MOTTO: Forward.

SONG: “On, Wisconsin!”

FLOWER: Wood violet.

TREE: Sugar maple.

ANIMAL: Badger; white-tailed deer (wildlife); dairy cow (domestic).

BIRD: Robin.

FISH: Muskellunge.

INSECT: Honeybee.

DOG: American water spaniel.

FOSSIL: Trilobite.

MINERAL: Galena.

ROCK OR STONE: Red granite.

BEVERAGE: Milk.

LEGAL HOLIDAYS: New Year’s Day, 1 January; Birthday of Martin Luther King Jr., 3rd Monday in January; Presidents’ Day, 3rd Monday in February; Good Friday, Friday before Easter, March or April; Memorial Day, last Monday in May; Independence Day, 4 July; Labor Day, 1st Monday in September; Primary Day, 2nd Tuesday in September in even-numbered years; Columbus Day, 2nd Monday in October; Election Day, 2nd Tuesday in November in even-numbered years; Veterans’ Day, 11 November; Thanksgiving Day, 4th Thursday in November; Christmas Day, 25 December.

TIME: 6 AMCST = noon GMT.

1 Location and Size

Located in the eastern north-central United States, Wisconsin ranks 26th in size among the 50 states. The total area of Wisconsin is 56,153 square miles (145,436 square kilometers), of which 54,426 square miles (140,963 square kilometers) is land and 1,727 square miles (4,473 square kilometers) is inland water. The state extends 295 miles (475 kilometers) from east to west and 320 miles (515 kilometers) from north to south. The state’s boundaries have a total length of 1,379 miles (2,219 kilometers). Important islands belonging to Wisconsin are the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior and Washington Island in Lake Michigan.

2 Topography

Wisconsin can be divided into four main geographical regions, each covering roughly one quarter of the state’s land area. The most highly elevated of these is the Superior Upland, with heavily forested rolling hills but no high mountains. A second upland region, called the Driftless Area, has a more rugged terrain. The third region is a large, crescent-shaped plain in central Wisconsin. Finally, in the east and southeast along Lake Michigan lies a large, lowland plain.

Timms Hill, in north-central Wisconsin, is the state’s highest point, at 1,951 feet (595 meters). The lowest elevation is 579 feet (177 meters), along the Lake Michigan shoreline. There are more than 8,000 lakes in Wisconsin. By far the largest inland lake is Lake Winnebago, in eastern Wisconsin, covering an area of 215 square miles (557 square kilometers).

The Mississippi River, which forms part of the border with Minnesota and the entire border with Iowa, is the main navigable river. The major river flowing through the state is the Wisconsin, which follows a south-southwest course for 430 miles (692 kilometers) before meeting the

Wisconsin Population Profile

Total population estimate in 2006:5,556,506
Population change, 2000–06:3.6%
Hispanic or Latino†:4.5%
Population by race
One race:98.8%
White:88.1%
Black or African American:5.7%
American Indian /Alaska Native:0.8%
Asian:2.0%
Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander:0.0%
Some other race:2.2%
Two or more races:1.2%

Population by Age Group

Major Cities by Population
City Population % change 2000–05
Notes: †A person of Hispanic or Latino origin may be of any race. NA indicates that data are not available.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau. American Community Survey and Population Estimates. www.census.gov/ (accessed March 2007).
Milwaukee578,887-3.0
Madison221,5516.5
Green Bay101,203-1.1
Kenosha95,2405.4
Racine79,392-3.0
Appleton70,2170.2
Waukesha67,6584.4
Oshkosh63,4850.9
Eau Claire62,5701.4
Janesville61,9624.1

Mississippi at the Iowa border. Other tributaries of the Mississippi are the St. Croix, Chippewa, and Black rivers. Located on the Black River are Big Manitou Falls, at 165 feet (50 meters) the highest of the state’s many waterfalls.

3 Climate

Wisconsin has a continental climate with warm summers and cold winters. The average annual temperature ranges from 39°f (4°c) in the north to about 50°f (10°c) in the south. Average daily temperatures in Milwaukee have ranged from 13°f (-10°c) to 27°f (-2°c) in January and from 62°f (16°c) to 79°f (26°c) in July. The lowest temperature ever recorded in Wisconsin is -55°f (-48°c) at Couderay on 4 February 1996. The highest temperature, 114°f (46°c), occurred at Wisconsin Dells on 13 July 1936.

Annual precipitation in the state ranges from about 34 inches (86 centimeters) for parts of the northwest to about 28 inches (71 centimeters) in the south-central region and the areas bordering Lake Superior and Lake Michigan. The annual average snowfall in Milwaukee is 47 inches (118 centimeters).

4 Plants and Animals

Common trees of Wisconsin include oaks, black cherry, and hickory. Pines, yellow birch, and moosewood are among the trees that grow in the north. Characteristic of southern Wisconsin are sugar maple (the state tree), white elm, and basswood. Prairies are thick with grasses. Forty-five varieties of orchid have been identified, as well as 20 types of violet, including the wood violet (the state flower). In 2006, six plant species were threatened, including the eastern prairie fringed orchid, prairie bush-clover, dwarf lake iris, Pitcher’s thistle, Fassett’s locoweed, and northern wild monkshood.

White-tailed deer (the state wild animal), black bear, and chipmunk are mammals typical of forestlands. The striped skunk and red and gray foxes are characteristic of upland fields, while wetlands harbor such mammals as the muskrat, mink, and river otter. Game birds include the ring-necked pheasant, bobwhite quail, and ruffed grouse. Some 336 bird species are native to Wisconsin. Reptiles include 23 varieties of snake, 13 types of turtle, and 4 kinds of lizard. Muskellunge (the state fish), northern pike, and brook trout are found in Wisconsin waterways.

In 2006, the US Fish and Wildlife Service listed eight animal species as threatened or endangered in Wisconsin, including the bald eagle, Karner blue butterfly, Hine’s emerald dragonfly, Higgins’ eye pearlymussel, piping plover, and gray wolf.

5 Environmental Protection

The present Department of Natural Resources (DNR), organized in 1967, brings together conservation and environmental protection responsibilities. The department supervises air, water, and solid waste pollution control programs and deals with the protection of forest, fish, and wildlife resources.

Southeastern Wisconsin has experienced serious air quality problems since the 1970s. Reductions in industrial emissions have been offset by increases in emissions from transportation sources and consumer products.

Pulp and paper mills, cheese factories, and canneries have taken major steps to control and prevent harmful water pollution. Communities

Wisconsin Population by Race

Census 2000 was the first national census in which the instructions to respondents said, “Mark one or more races.” This table shows the number of people who are of one, two, or three or more races. For those claiming two races, the number of people belonging to the various categories is listed. The U.S. government conducts a census of the population every ten years.

 Number Percent
Source: U.S. Census Bureau. Census 2000: Redistricting Data. Press release issued by the Redistricting Data Office. Washington, D.C., March, 2001. A dash (—) indicates that the percent is less than 0.1.
Total population5,363,675100.0
One race5,296,78098.8
Two races62,7931.2
White and Black or African American14,4370.3
White and American Indian/Alaska Native16,1570.3
White and Asian8,4840.2
White and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander688
White and some other race14,0680.3
Black or African American and American Indian/Alaska Native2,003
Black or African American and Asian600
Black or African American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander82
Black or African American and some other race1,860
American Indian/Alaska Native and Asian610
American Indian/Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander56
American Indian/Alaska Native and some other race597
Asian and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander1,104
Asian and some other race1,946
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander and some other race101
Three or more races4,1020.1

have built new or upgraded existing sewage treatment plants to reduce the flow of sewage into rivers and streams. Pulp and paper mills have spent millions of dollars to reduce suspended solids and other pollutants in their industrial effluent. Water quality and fisheries have visibly improved, but problems caused by persistent toxic chemicals, such as PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls) and mercury, have risen and being addressed. Efforts are underway to identify sources of contamination and cleanup options at these sites and inland areas suffering similar problems.

Contaminated stormwater and runoff from agriculture, development, and other sources remain the most serious threats to Wisconsin’s lakes, rivers, and streams. Wetland protection regulations were upgraded in the late 1980s and in 1991 the state became the first in the nation to legislate wetlands protection. Between 1992 and 1998, approximately 11,312 acres of wet-lands were restored.

In the 1980s, more than 800 landfills in the state closed because they could not meet new federal environmental protection requirements. To ease the burden on the state’s remaining landfills, Wisconsin passed a comprehensive waste reduction and recycling law, 1989 Wisconsin Act 335. The law required local units of government to set up effective programs to recycle more than 11 different items.

In 2003, Wisconsin had 163 hazardous waste sites listed in the Environmental Protection Agency’s database, 37 of which were on the National Priorities List as of 2006.

6 Population

In 2006, Wisconsin ranked 20th in population among the 50 states with an estimated total of 5,556,506 residents. The population is projected to reach 5.8 million by 2025. Average population density in 2004 was 101.5 persons per square mile (39.1 persons per square kilometer). The median age in 2004 was 37.5. In 2005, 13% of all residents were 65 or older while 24% were 18 or younger.

Milwaukee, the largest city in Wisconsin, had a population of 578,887 in 2005. Other large cities, with their 2005 populations were Madison, 221,551; and Green Bay, 101,203.

7 Ethnic Groups

According to the 2000 census, the black American population was 304,460 residents, or about 5.7% of the state total. The Asian population was 88,763, including 33,791 Hmong, 11,184 Chinese, 6,800 Koreans, 5,158 Filipinos, and 4,469 Laotians. Pacific Islanders numbered 1,630. There were 192,921 Hispanics and Latinos of whom 126,719 were of Mexican ancestry and 30,267 of Puerto Rican descent. Wisconsin had an estimated 47,228 Native Americans in 2000. The principal tribes were Oneida, Menominee, Ojibwa (Chippewa), and Winnebago. In 2006, Hispanics and Latinos represented 4.5% of the total population, while blacks represented 5.7% and Asians 2.0%. In 2000, foreign-born residents numbered 193,751 (3.6% of the total population).

8 Languages

Wisconsin English is almost entirely Northern, similar to the areas that provided Wisconsin’s first settlers—Michigan, northern Ohio, New York State, and western New England. Common terms include the Northern pail, and angleworm (earthworm). In Milwaukee, a drinking fountain is called a bubbler.

In 2000, 92.7% of the state population five years old and older spoke only English in the home. Other languages spoken at home and the number of speakers included Spanish, 168,778; German, 48,409; Miao/Hmong, 30,569; French, 14,970; and Polish, 12,097.

9 Religions

The first Catholics to arrive were Jesuit missionaries seeking to convert the Huron Native Americans in the 17th century. Protestant settlers and missionaries of different sects, including large numbers of German Lutherans, came during the 19th century, along with Protestants from the east. Jews settled primarily in the cities.

In 2004, there were 1,658,478 Roman Catholics in Wisconsin. Lutherans made up the largest Protestant group in 2000, though they were divided in denominations. The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America had 463,432 adherents; the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod and the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod also have significant numbers. Other leading Protestant groups included the United Methodists, with 95,589 members in 2004, and the United Church of Christ, with 62,521 members in 2005. There were an estimated 28,230 Jews in 2000, primarily in the Milwaukee area. The Muslim population had about 7,796 members. Over 2.1 million people (about 39% of the population) were not counted as members of any religious organization.

10 Transportation

In 2003, there were just 10 railroads operating on 4,167 rail miles (6,708 kilometers) of track. Amtrak provides passenger rail service to 10 stations in Wisconsin.

As of 2004, Wisconsin had 113,699 miles (183,055 kilometers) of public roadway. Wisconsin had 3,910,188 licensed drivers and approximately 4,868,000 registered vehicles (2,575,000 automobiles and 2,051,000 trucks).

Public transit includes large bus systems in Milwaukee and Madison. In the mid-1990s, Milwaukee County Transit System transported more than 60 million passengers annually, and Madison Metro annually transported more than 9.9 million passengers.

The opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway in 1959 allowed oceangoing vessels access to Wisconsin via the Great Lakes. Overall, the state has 15 cargo-handling ports. The port of Superior (shared with Duluth, Minnesota) on Lake Superior is the busiest of all US Great Lakes ports. Other important Wisconsin ports, all on Lake Michigan, are Milwaukee, Green Bay, Port Washington, Oak Creek, Manitowoc, and Sturgeon Bay; coal is the chief commodity. On the Mississippi River, Prairie du Chien and La Crosse are the main ports. Ferry service across Lake Michigan is offered from Manitowoc to Ludington, Michigan.

As of 2005, Wisconsin had 459 airports. Milwaukee’s General Mitchell International Airport is the state’s main air terminal.

11 History

During the 17th century, the Ojibwa, Sauk, Fox, Potawatomi, Kickapoo, and other tribes came to the area that is now Wisconsin. These tribes engaged in agriculture, hunting, and fishing, but with the arrival of Europeans became increasingly dependent on the fur trade. The first European believed to have reached Wisconsin was the Frenchman Jean Nicolet, who in 1634 landed on the shores of Green Bay. After 1673, Jesuits established missions, and French fur traders opened up posts. The French were succeeded by the British after the French and Indian War. Although ceded to the United States in 1783, the region remained British in all but name until 1816, when the United States built forts at Prairie du Chien and Green Bay.

Under the Ordinance of 1787, Wisconsin became part of the Northwest Territory; it was subsequently included in the Indiana Territory, the Territory of Illinois, and then the Michigan Territory. The Wisconsin Territory was formed in 1836. In the 1830s, the region’s population and economy began to expand rapidly. Wisconsin voters endorsed statehood in 1846, and on 29 May 1848, President James K. Polk signed the bill that made Wisconsin the 30th state.

Wisconsinites took a generally abolitionist stand. In the Civil War, 96,000 Wisconsin men fought on the Union side, and 12,216 died. During the late 19th century, Wisconsin was generally prosperous; dairy products, food processing, and lumbering emerged as major industries, and Milwaukee grew into an important industrial center.

20th Century Under Republican governor Robert “Fighting Bob” La Follette in the early

20th century, the legislature passed a law providing for the nation’s first direct statewide primary. Other La Follette measures included increased taxation of railroads, regulation of lobbyists, creation of a civil service, and the establishment of a railroad commission to regulate rates.

After La Follette left the governor’s office to become a US senator, his progressivism was carried on by his Republican successors. During one session in 1911, legislators enacted the first state income tax in the United States and one of the first workers’ compensation programs.

Between the world wars, Wisconsin’s tradition of reform continued. A pioneering oldage pension act was passed in 1925; seven years later, Wisconsin enacted the nation’s first unemployment compensation act. In the 1930s, La Follette’s son, Philip, serving as governor, successfully pressed for the creation of state agencies to develop electric power, arbitrate labor disputes, and set rules for fair business competition. His so-called Little New Deal corresponded to the New Deal policies of the Roosevelt administration.

After World War II, the state continued a trend toward increased urbanization, and its industries prospered. The major figure on the national scene in the postwar era was Senator Joseph R. McCarthy, who began unsubstantiated attacks in 1950 on alleged Communists and other subversives in the federal government. After McCarthy’s censure by the US Senate in 1954 and his death in 1957, the progressive tradition began to recover strength, and the liberal Democratic Party grew increasingly influential in state politics.

There was student unrest at the University of Wisconsin during the 1960s and early 1970s, and growing discontent among Milwaukee’s black population. In 1984, the Milwaukee school board filed suit in federal court against the state and Milwaukee’s suburbs, charging that the policies of the state and suburban schools had resulted in an unconstitutionally segregated school system. Two years later, the Milwaukee School Board and nine suburban districts agreed on a plan in which 2,700 city minority students would transfer voluntarily to the nine suburbs, and 9,000 to 10,000 suburban students would attend Milwaukee schools.

Wisconsin’s economy remained stable through the 1980s and 1990s. In 1993, the Mississippi River flooded, causing four deaths and an estimated $900 million in damage in 47 Wisconsin counties.

In 2002, Jim Doyle became the first Democratic governor to be elected in Wisconsin in 16 years. He advocated abortion rights, gun control, and environmental protection, and was at odds with the Republican-controlled state legislature

Wisconsin Governors: 1848–2007

1848–1852Nelson DeweyDemocrat
1852–1854Leonard James FarwellWhig
1854–1856William Augustus BarstowDemocrat
1856Arthur MacArthurDemocrat
1856–1858Coles BashfordRepublican
1858–1862Alexander Williams RandallRepublican
1862Louis Powell HarveyRepublican
1862–1864Edward P. SalomonRepublican
1864–1866James Taylor LewisRepublican
1866–1872Lucius FairchildRepublican
1872–1874Cadwallader Colden WashburnRepublican
1874–1876William Robert TaylorDemocrat
1876–1878Harrison LudingtonRepublican
1878–1882William E. SmithRepublican
1882–1889Jeremiah McLain RuskRepublican
1889–1891William Dempster HoardRepublican
1891–1895George Wilbur PeckDemocrat
1895–1897William Henry UphamRepublican
1897–1901Edward ScofieldRepublican
1901–1906Robert Marion LaFolletteRepublican
1906–1911James Ole DavidsonRepublican
1911–1915Francis Edward McGovernRepublican
1915–1921Emanuel Lorenz PhilippRepublican
1921–1926John James BlaineRepublican
1927–1929Fred R. ZimmermanRepublican
1929–1931Walter Jodok Kohler, Sr.Republican
1931–1933Philip Fox LaFolletteRepublican
1933–1935Albert George SchmedemanDemocrat
1935–1939Philip Fox LaFolletteProgressive
1939–1943Julius Peter HeilRepublican
1943–1947Walter Samuel GoodlandRepublican
1947–1951Oscar RennebohmRepublican
1951–1957Walter Jodok Kohler, Jr.Republican
1957–1959Vernon Wallace ThompsonRepublican
1959–1963Gaylord Anton NelsonDemocrat
1963–1965John Whitcome ReynoldsDemocrat
1965–1971Warren Perley KnowlesRepublican
1971–1977Patrick Joseph LuceyDemocrat
1977–1979Martin James SchreiberDemocrat
1979–1983Lee Sherman DreyfusRepublican
1983–1987Anthony Scully EarlDemocrat
1987–2001Tommy George ThompsonRepublican
2001–2003Scott McCallumRepublican
2003–Jim DoyleDemocrat

over issues of state spending on education and health care, and on raising taxes. Although Wisconsin faced a $3.2 billion two-year budget deficit in 2003, Doyle subsequently managed to balance the budget, while holding the line on taxes, and as a result, state taxes as a percentage of income were by 2005 the lowest in 34 years in the state.

12 State Government

The Wisconsin legislature consists of a senate with 33 members elected for four-year terms, and an assembly of 99 representatives elected for two-year terms. There are six elected state officers: governor and lieutenant governor (elected jointly), secretary of state, state treasurer, attorney general, and superintendent of public instruction. As the chief executive officer, the governor exercises authority by the power of appointment, by presenting a budget bill and major addresses to the legislature, and by the power to veto bills and call special legislative sessions.

A bill may be introduced in either house of the legislature but must be passed by both houses to become law. The governor has six days (Sundays excluded) to sign or veto a measure. If the governor fails to act and the legislature is still in session, the bill automatically becomes law. Vetoes can be overridden by a two-thirds majority of both houses.

The legislative salary as of December 2004 was $45,569 and the governor’s salary was $131,768.

13 Political Parties

Beginning in the late 1850s, the newly founded Republican Party held sway for over 100 years. More recently, the Democrats held a substantial

Wisconsin Presidential Vote by Political Party, 1948–2004

YEAR WISCONSIN WINNER DEMOCRAT REPUBLICAN PROGRESSIVE SOCIALIST SOC. WORKERS SOCIALIST LABOR
*Won US presidential election.
**Listed as Constitution Party on Wisconsin ballot.
1948*Truman (D)647,310590,95925,28212,547399
1952*Eisenhower (R)622,175979,7442,1741,1571,350770
    CONSTITUTION    
1956*Eisenhower (R)586,768954,8446,918754564710
1960Nixon (R)830,805895,1751,7921,310
1964*Johnson (D)1,050,424638,4951,6921,204
1968*Nixon (R)748,804809,9971,2221,338
    AMERICAN IND. AMERICAN   
1972*Nixon (R)810,174989,430127,83547,525998
     SOCIALIST  LIBERTARIAN
1976*Carter (D)1,040,2321,004,9678,5524,2981,6913,814
      CITIZENS  
1980*Reagan (R)981,5841,088,845**1,5197,76729,135
1984*Reagan (R)995,7401,198,5844,883
    POPULIST SOC. WORKERS N. ALLIANCE  
1988Dukakis (D)1,126,7941,047,4993,0562,5741,9535,157
     IND. (PEROT) TAXPAYERS  
1992*Clinton (D)1,041,066930,8552,311544,4791,7722,877
      NADER  
1996*Clinton (D)1,071,971845,029227,33928,7237,929
     REFORM  LIBERTARIAN
2000Gore (D)1,242,9871,237,27994,07011,4463066,640
2004Kerry (D)1,489,5041,478,1206,464

edge at the state level in the 1970s and 1980s. Socialist parties have won some success in Wisconsin’s political history. In 1910, Emil Seidel was elected mayor of Milwaukee, becoming the first Socialist mayor of a major US city; and Victor Berger became the first Socialist ever elected to Congress.

Democratic candidate Al Gore won 48% of the vote in the 2000 presidential election, although Republican George W. Bush also received 48%. Gore won by a narrow margin (5,396 votes). In 2004, Democratic challenger John Kerry won 49.8% of the vote to incumbent President Bush’s 49.4%.

Wisconsin’s US Senators, both Democrats, are Russell Feingold, reelected in 2004, and Herbert Kohl, reelected in 2006. Wisconsin’s US Representatives consist of three Republicans and five Democrats. Following the 2006 elections, there were 15 Republicans and 18 Democrats in the state senate, and 46 Democrats and 53 Republicans in the state assembly. Thirty-four women were elected to the state legislature in 2006, or 25.8%. Wisconsin’s former Republican governor, Tommy Thompson, who was reelected to an unprecedented fourth four-year term in 1998, was named President George W. Bush’s Secretary of Health and Human Services in 2001. Democrat Jim Doyle was elected governor in 2002 and reelected in 2006.

14 Local Government

Wisconsin has 72 counties, 585 city and village governments, 1,265 townships, and 431 school districts. Each county is governed by a board of supervisors. Some counties, including Milwaukee County, have elected county executives. Other county officials include district attorneys, sheriffs, clerks, treasurers, and coroners. Most cities are governed by a mayor-council system. Executive power in a village is vested in an elected president, who presides over an elected board but has no veto power. Wisconsin towns are generally governed by a board of supervisors.

15 Judicial System

The judicial branch is headed by a supreme court consisting of seven justices. The supreme court, which is the final authority on state constitutional questions, hears appeals at its own discretion and has original jurisdiction in limited areas. The state’s next highest court is the court of appeals, whose decisions may be reviewed by the supreme court. Circuit courts are Wisconsin’s trial courts and have original jurisdiction in civil and criminal cases. Wisconsin’s 200 municipal courts have jurisdiction over violations of local ordinances.

Wisconsin’s violent crime rate (murder, rape, robbery, aggravated assault) in 2004 was 209.6 reported incidents per 100,000 population. Crimes against property (burglary, larceny/ theft, and motor vehicle theft) totaled 2,663.1 reported incidents per 100,000 people. Inmates in federal and state prisons totaled 22,966 as of 31 December 2004. Wisconsin does not have a death penalty.

16 Migration

Until the early 19th century, Wisconsin was inhabited mainly by Native Americans. In the 1820s, southerners began to arrive from the lower Mississippi and in the 1830s easterners poured in from New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New England. Foreign immigrants began arriving in the 1820s, either directly from Europe or after temporary settlement in eastern states. Most of the early immigrants were from Ireland and England. Germans also came in large numbers, especially after the Revolution of 1848, and by 1860 they were predominant in the immigrant population. The state soon became a patchwork of ethnic communities—Germans in the counties near Lake Michigan, Norwegians in southern and western Wisconsin, Dutch in the lower Fox Valley and near Sheboygan, and other groups in other regions.

After the Civil War, and especially in the 1880s, immigration reached new heights with Wisconsin receiving a large share of Germans and Scandinavians. The proportion of Germans declined, however, as new immigrants arrived from Finland, Russia and from southern and eastern Europe, especially Poland, before World War I.

Between 1990 and 1998, Wisconsin had net gains of 84,000 in domestic migration and 21,000 in international migration. In the period 2000–05, net international migration was 46,106, and net internal migration was 14,595, for a net gain of 60,701 people.

17 Economy

Although farming (especially dairy) remains important, manufacturing is the mainstay of today’s economy. Wisconsin’s industries are diversified, with nonelectrical machinery and food products as the leading items. Other important industries are paper and pulp products, transportation equipment, electrical and electronic equipment, and fabricated metals. Economic growth has been concentrated in the southeast. There, soils and climate are favorable for agriculture; a skilled labor force is available to industry; and capital, transportation, and markets are most readily accessible.

As happened to the nation at large, Wisconsin in 1981–82 experienced the worst economic slump since the Great Depression. Manufacturing was hit hard, and the loss of jobs in this area was seen to be permanent. Nevertheless, manufacturing remains Wisconsin’s main economic activity. The strongest growth during 1997 to 2001, however, was in various categories of services. The diversity of Wisconsin’s economy moderated the impact of the national recession that began in 2001. By the end of 2002, the rebound of employment in the state was outpacing that of the nation overall.

In 2004, Wisconsin’s gross state product (GSP) was $211.6 billion, of which manufacturing accounted for $47.68 billion (22.5% of GSP), followed by the real estate sector, at $23.78 billion (11.2% of GSP), and health care and social assistance ($16.97 billion, or 8% of GSP).

18 Income

In 2004, Wisconsin ranked 22nd among the 50 states and the District of Columbia with a per capita (per person) income of $32,166. In 2005, the gross state product (GSP) was $218 billion, 19th highest in the nation. The median annual household income for 2002–04 was $47,220 compared to the national average of $44,473. For the same period, 10.2% of the state’s residents lived below the federal poverty level, as compared with 12.4% nationwide.

19 Industry

The total value of shipments by manufacturers was $136.67 billion in 2004. Of that total, food products (especially cheese, meat, and canned fruits and vegetables), industrial machinery and equipment, paper and allied products, and transportation equipment were most important.

Industrial activity is concentrated in the southeast, especially in the Milwaukee metropolitan area. Major corporations based in Milwaukee include Johnson Controls and Rockwell Automation–Allen-Bradley, makers of electric and electronic components; and Harley-Davidson, best known for its touring and custom motorcycles. In September 2003 over 250,000 motorcycle enthusiasts gathered in Milwaukee to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Harley-Davidson.

20 Labor

In April 2006, the civilian labor force in Wisconsin numbered 3,079,600, with approximately 147,200 workers unemployed, yielding an unemployment rate of 4.8%, compared to

the national average of 4.7%. As of that date, 4.7% of the labor force was employed in construction; 17.6% in manufacturing; 18.9% in trade, transportation, and public utilities; 5.5% in financial activities; 9.3% in professional and business services; 13.7% in education and health services; 9.2% in leisure and hospitality services; and 14.3% in government.

Labor began to organize in the state after the Civil War. The Knights of St. Crispin, a shoemakers union, grew into what was at that time the nation’s largest union, before it collapsed during the Panic of 1873. In 1887, unions of printers, cigarmakers, and iron molders organized the Milwaukee Federated Trades Council and in 1893 the Wisconsin State Federation of Labor was formed. A statewide union for public employees was established in 1932.

In 2005, 410,000 of Wisconsin’s 3,551,000 employed wage and salary workers were members of unions, representing 16.1% of those so employed. The national average was 12%.

21 Agriculture

Farm marketings in 2005 amounted to $6.6 billion, 10th among the 50 states. In 2004, Wisconsin led the United States in the production of snap beans for processing, cranberries, beets for canning, corn for silage, and cabbage for kraut. It also ranked third for oat production and sweet corn for processing, peas, and carrots for processing, fourth in oats and fall potatoes, fifth in tart cherries, seventh in alfalfa hay, and ninth in corn for grain.

In 2004, there were 15.5 million acres (6.3 million hectares) of land in farms, nearly 50% of the total land area, distributed among 76,500 farms. Farmland is concentrated in the southern two-thirds of the state, especially in the southeast. Potatoes are grown mainly in central Wisconsin, cranberries in the Wisconsin River Valley, and cherries in the Door Peninsula.

Leading field crops in 2004 were corn for grain, oats, wheat, and barley. Wisconsin farmers produced for processing 511,220,000 hundredweight of sweet corn, 322,640 tons of snap beans, 54,500 tons of green peas, 3,480,000 barrels of cranberries, 6.7 tons of tart cherries, and 302,000 pounds (137,000 kilograms) of spearmint and peppermint for oil. Some 30,180 tons of cucumber pickles and 630,000 hundred-weight of cabbage were produced in 2004.

22 Domesticated Animals

Aided by the skills of immigrant cheesemakers and by the encouragement of dairy farmers who emigrated from New York, Wisconsin turned to dairying in the late 19th century. In 2003, Wisconsin ranked second (after California) in the number of milk cows with 1.26 million milk cows which produced over 22.2 billion pounds (10 billion kilograms) of milk. Dairy farms are prominent in nearly all regions, but especially in the Central Plains and Western Uplands. Wisconsin ranchers also raise livestock for meat production.

In 2005, the state had 3.35 million cattle and calves, valued at $4 billion. During 2004, Wisconsin farms had about 430,000 hogs and pigs, valued at $38.7 million. Poultry farmers sold 12.3 million pounds (5.6 million kilograms) of chicken in 2003. Also during 2003, there were 1.1 billion eggs produced, valued at $55.6 million.

23 Fishing

In 2004, Wisconsin ranked third among the Great Lakes states in the quantity and value of its commercial fishing, with 3.9 million pounds (1.8 million kilograms) valued at $3.1 million. In 2001, the commercial fishing fleet had 18 boats and 78 vessels. Walleye, perch, and lake trout are primary Great Lakes fish species.

The muskellunge is the premier game fish of Wisconsin’s inland waters; Coho and chinook salmon, introduced to Lake Michigan, now thrive there as well. The largest concentration of lake sturgeon in the United States is in Lake Winnebago. In 2004, the state issued 1,391,173 fishing licenses. There are 16 state fish hatcheries and 2 national hatcheries in the state.

24 Forestry

In 2004, Wisconsin had 15,965,000 acres (6,461,000 hectares) of forest, covering 46% of the state’s land area. About 70% of all forestlands are privately owned. Hardwoods make up about 80% of the sawtimber. The most heavily forested region is in the north. In 2004, lumber production totaled 539 million board feet.

Wisconsin’s woods have recreational as well as commercial value. Two national forests (Chequamegon and Nicolet), both located in northern Wisconsin, cover 1,527,300 acres (618,098 hectares). The 10 state forests cover 471,329 acres (190,741 hectares). Forest management and fire control programs are directed by the Department of Natural Resources. The US Forest Service operates a Forest Products Laboratory at Madison, in cooperation with the University of Wisconsin.

25 Mining

In 2003, the estimated value of nonfuel mineral commodities produced in Wisconsin was $4058 million. Crushed stone and construction sand and gravel were the leading mineral commodities produced in Wisconsin. They were followed by lime, industrial sand and gravel, and dimension stone. In 2003Wisconsin was fourth nationally in dimension stone, fifth in peat and industrial sand and gravel, and eighth in construction sand and gravel.

26 Energy and Power

The state’s first hydroelectric plant was built at Appleton in 1882. Many others were built later, especially along the Wisconsin River. Because Wisconsin itself has no coal, oil, or natural gas resources, the state has been active in developing alternative energy resources to increase its energy independence. Biomass energy is being developed for the production of ethanol and waste wood is being used for utility generation and as fuel in industrial processes. Hydropower is a significant source of electricity generation in the paper industry and for electric utility generation.

In 2003, electric generating capacity totaled 14.3 million kilowatts and total production was 60.1 billion kilowatt hours. Of Wisconsin’s power generation in 2003, 69.4% came from coal, 20.3% from nuclear energy, and the remainder from oil, gas, hydroelectric, and other sources. The state has two nuclear power stations: Point Beach, operated by Wisconsin Electric Power Company; and the Kewaunee plant, operated by the Wisconsin Public Service Company. In 2000, Wisconsin’s total per capita energy consumption was 333 million Btu (83.9 million kilocalories), ranking it 29th among the 50 states.

27 Commerce

Wholesale sales totaled $68.5 billion in2002; retail sales were $59.9 billion in the same year. Wisconsin exported about $14.9 billion in goods (18th in the United States) in 2005. Foreign trade is conducted through the Great Lakes ports of Superior-Duluth, Milwaukee, Green Bay, and Kenosha.

28 Public Finance

Budget estimates are prepared by various departments and sent to the governor or governor-elect in the fall of each even-numbered year. The following January, the governor presents a biennial budget to the legislature, which passes a budget bill, often after many amendments. The fiscal year begins 1 July and ends June 30.

Total revenues for 2004 were $34.75 billion and expenditures were $28.57 billion. The highest general expenditures were for education ($9.0 billion), public welfare ($5.9 billion), and highways ($1.67 billion). State debt exceeded $17.7 billion, or $3,220.81 per capita (per person).

29 Taxation

The largest single source of state revenue is the income tax on individuals. Most local tax revenue comes from property taxes and most of that goes for education. Personal income tax rates on net taxable income range from 4.6% to 6.75%. The corporate tax rate is 7.9% of net income. The general sales tax is 5%. Other state taxes are those on gasoline, cigarettes, liquor, wine, beer, motor vehicles, insurance companies, estates, real estate transfers, and public utilities.

The state collected $13.45 billion in taxes in 2005, of which 40.6% came from individual income taxes, 30% came from the general sales tax, 15.2% from selective sales taxes, 5.8% from corporate income taxes, 0.8% from property taxes, and 7.4% from other taxes. In 2005, Wisconsin ranked 13th among the states in terms of state and local tax burden, at $2,430 per capita (per person). The national average was $2,192 per capita.

In October 2005, Wisconsin’s infant mortality rate was 6.4 per 1,000 live births. The overall death rate was 8.4 per 1,000 population. Leading causes of death in 2002 were heart disease, cancer, and cerebrovascular diseases. Among Wisconsin adults 18 years of age and older, 21.9% were regular smokers in 2004. The HIV mortality rate in 2002 was 1.4 per 100,000 population.

Wisconsin’s 121 community hospitals had about 14,800 beds in 2003. The average expense for community hospital care was $1,282 per inpatient day in 2003. In 2004, there were 262 doctors per 100,000 residents, and 856 nurses per 100,000 residents in 2005. In 2004, approximately 11% of Wisconsin’s residents were uninsured.

Medical degrees are granted by the University of Wisconsin at Madison and by the Medical College of Wisconsin (formerly part of Marquette University).

31 Housing

In 2004, there were an estimated 2,463,802 housing units, 2,172,924 of which were occupied; 69.9% were owner-occupied. About 65.2% of all units were single-family, detached homes. Rural areas had a higher proportion of deficient housing than urban areas, and substandard conditions were three times as common in units built before 1939, which account for about 21% of the existing housing stock. In 2004, utility gas was the most common energy source for heating. It was estimated that 97,491 units lacked telephone service, 9,105 lacked complete plumbing facilities, and 9,348 lacked complete kitchen facilities. The average household size was 2.46 people.

In 2004, 40,000 new privately owned housing units were authorized for construction. The median home value was $137,727. The median monthly cost for mortgage owners was $1,155, while renters paid a median of $609 per month.

32 Education

The first kindergarten in the state was established in Watertown, Wisconsin, in 1856. As of 2004, 88.8% of all Wisconsinites 25 years or older had completed high school; some 25.6% had obtained a bachelor’s degree or higher.

Total public school enrollment was estimated at 881,000 in fall 2002 but is expected to drop to 847,000 by fall 2014. Expenditures for public education in 2003/04 were estimated at $9 billion. Enrollment in private schools in fall 2003 was 134,474.

As of fall 2002, there were 329,443 students enrolled in college or graduate school. In 2005, Wisconsin had 68 degree-granting institutions. The University of Wisconsin (UW) system is comprised of 13 degree-granting campuses, 13 two-year centers, and the University of Wisconsin-Extension, which has outreach and continuing education activities on all 26 UW campuses and in all 72 Wisconsin counties. The 11 other universities are Eau Claire, Green Bay, La Crosse, Oshkosh, Parkside (at Kenosha-Racine), Platteville, River Falls, Stevens Point, Stout (at Menomonie), Superior, and Whitewater. There were 35 private four-year institutions in 2005, including such leading institutions as Marquette University, Lawrence University, Ripon College, and Beloit College. Wisconsin also has a system of technical colleges.

33 Arts

Wisconsin offers numerous facilities for drama, music, and other performing arts, including Marcus Center for the Performing Arts in Milwaukee and the Alliant Energy Center in Madison. Milwaukee has a repertory theater and there are many other theater groups around the state. Summer plays are performed at an unusual garden theater at Fish Creek in the Door Peninsula. There is also an annual music festival at that site.

The Pro Arte String Quartet in Madison and the Fine Arts Quartet in Milwaukee have been sponsored by the University of Wisconsin, which has also supported many other musical activities.

Milwaukee is the home of the Great Lakes Opera Company, the Milwaukee Ballet Company, and the Milwaukee Symphony. Madison is home to the Madison Symphony, the Madison Opera, and the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra.

The Wisconsin Arts Board aids artists and performing groups and assists communities in developing arts programs. The Wisconsin Humanities Council was founded in 1972.

34 Libraries and Museums

In 2001, the state library system had a total of over 18.6 million volumes and circulation of more than 49.7 million. The Milwaukee Public Library, founded in 1878, and the Madison Public Library were two of the largest regional systems. The largest academic library is that of the University of Wisconsin at Madison. The best known special library is that of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin at Madison, with 3.6 million books and numerous government publications and documents.

In 2000, Wisconsin had 208 museums and historical sites. The State Historical Society maintains a historical museum in Madison and other historical sites and museums around the state. The Milwaukee Public Museum contains collections on history, natural history, and art. The Milwaukee Art Center and the Madison Art Center have large collections of the visual arts. Other leading art museums include the Elvehjem Museum of Art in Madison and the Theodore Lyman Wright Art Center at Beloit College.

The Circus World Museum at Baraboo occupies the site of the original Ringling Brothers Circus. Other museums of special interest include the Dard Hunter Paper Museum (Appleton), the National Railroad Museum (Green Bay), and the Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame. More than 500 species of animals are on exhibit at the Milwaukee County Zoological Park; Madison and Racine also have zoos. Historical sites are Old World Wisconsin, an outdoor ethnic museum near Eagle, and the Taliesin estate of architect Frank Lloyd Wright, in Spring Green.

35 Communications

In 2004, about 95.5% of the state’s households had telephones. In addition, by June of that year, there were 2,831,645 mobile telephone subscribers. In 2003, 63.8% of Wisconsin households had a computer, and 57.4% had Internet access. In 2005, there were 34 major AM and 99 major FM radio stations. The state also had 28 major television stations.

36 Press

Founded in 1882 by Lucius Nieman, the Milwaukee Journal (now known as the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) won a Pulitzer Prize in 1919 for distinguished public service and remains the state’s largest selling and most influential newspaper. Employee-owned since 1937, in late 2003, Journal Communications, the Milwaukee Journal’s parent company went public.

In 2005, Wisconsin had 11 morning papers, 24 evening papers, and 18 Sunday papers. The leading papers, with their 2005 daily circulations, were the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (227,387 daily, 435,127 Sunday), the Wisconsin State Journal (101,639 daily, 152,943 Sunday), and the Green Bay Press-Gazette (68,944 daily, 83,395 Sunday). As of 2005, there were more 223 weekly newspapers, as well as some 300 periodicals directed to a wide variety of special interests.

37 Tourism, Travel & Recreation

Wisconsin had estimated tourism revenues of $11.7 billion in 2004. The tourism industry directly and indirectly supports 309,000 jobs in the state.

The state has ample scenic attractions and outdoor recreational opportunities. In addition to the famous Wisconsin Dells gorge, visitors are attracted to the Cave of the Mounds at Blue Mounds, the sandstone cliffs along the Mississippi River, the lakes and forests of the Rhinelander and Minocqua areas in the north, and Lake Geneva, a resort, in the south.

There are three national parks in Wisconsin: Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, on Lake Superior, and the St. Croix and Lower St. Croix scenic riverways. There are 48 state parks, covering 65,483 acres (26,193 hectares).

38 Sports

Wisconsin has three major league teams: the Milwaukee Brewers of Major League Baseball, the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League, and the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association. There are also numerous minor league baseball, basketball, and hockey teams in the state.

The University of Wisconsin Badgers compete in the Big Ten Conference. Badger ice hockey teams have won the National Collegiate

Athletic Association (NCAA) championship six times. In football, they won the Rose Bowl in 1994, 1999, and 2000. The basketball team from Marquette University in Milwaukee advanced to the NCAA Final Four in 2003.

Other annual sporting events include ski jumping tournaments in Iola, Middleton, and Wetsby; the World Championship Snowmobile Derby in Eagle River in January; the American Birkebeiner Cross-Country Race at Cable and Hayward in February; and the Great Wisconsin Dells Balloon Race in the Dells. Milwaukee is the site of the Greater Milwaukee Open in professional golf. Famous athletes native to Wisconsin include speedskaters Eric Heiden and Christine Witty and football legend Elroy (Crazy Legs) Hirsch.

39 Famous Wisconsinites

Wisconsinites who have won prominence as federal judicial or executive officers include Jeremiah Rusk (b.Ohio, 1830–1893), a Wisconsin governor selected as the first head of the Agriculture Department in 1889; Melvin Laird (b.Nebraska, 1922–1992), a congressman who served as secretary of defense from 1969–73; and William Rehnquist (1924–2005), named to the Supreme Court in 1971 and the 16th Chief Justice from 1986–2005.

Joseph R. McCarthy (1908–1957) won attention in the Senate and throughout the nation for his anti-Communist crusade. William Proxmire (b.Illinois, 1915–2005), a Democrat, succeeded McCarthy in the Senate and eventually chaired the powerful Senate Banking Committee.

Wisconsin was the birthplace of several Nobel Prize winners, including Herbert S. Gasser (1888–1963), who shared a 1944 Nobel Prize for research into nerve impulses; John Bardeen (1908–1991), who shared the physics award in 1956 for his contribution to the development of the transistor; and Herbert A. Simon (1916–2001), who won the 1978 prize in economics.

Thornton Wilder (1897–1975), a novelist and playwright best known for The Bridge of San Luis Rey (1927), Our Town (1938), and The Skin of Our Teeth (1942)—each of which won a Pulitzer Prize, heads the list of literary figures born in the state. Hamlin Garland (1860–1940), a novelist and essayist was also a native, as was the poet Ella Wheeler Wilcox (1850–1919). The novelist Edna Ferber (b.Michigan, 1887–1968) spent her early life in the state.

Wisconsin is the birthplace of architect Frank Lloyd Wright (1869–1959) and the site of his famous Taliesin estate (Spring Green). The artist Georgia O’Keeffe (1887–1986) was born in Sun Prairie.

Wisconsin natives who have distinguished themselves in the performing arts include Spencer Tracy (1900–1967) and Orson Welles (1915–1985). Magician and escape artist Harry Houdini (Ehrich Weiss, b.Hungary, 1874–1926) was raised in the state.

Speed-skater Eric Heiden (b.1958), a five-time Olympic gold medalist in 1980, is another Wisconsin native.

40 Bibliography

BOOKS

Bristow, M. J. State Songs of America. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2000.

Hart, Joyce. Wisconsin. 2nd ed. New York: Marshall Cavendish Benchmark, 2006.

Heinrichs, Ann. Wisconsin. Minneapolis, MN: Compass Point Books, 2003.

Lantier, Patricia. Wisconsin. Milwaukee, WI: Gareth Stevens, 2006.

McAuliffe, Emily. Wisconsin Facts and Symbols. Rev. ed. Mankato, MN: Capstone, 2003.

Murray, Julie. Wisconsin. Edina, MN: Abdo Publishing, 2006.

Parker, Janice. Wisconsin. Mankato, MN: Weigl Publishers, 2001.

WEB SITES

State of Wisconsin. www.wisconsin.gov (accessed March 1, 2007).

Wisconsin Department of Tourism. Travel Wisconsin. www.travelwisconsin.com (accessed March 1, 2007).

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Wisconsin

Wisconsin

Wisconsin was admitted to the Union as the thirtieth state on May 29, 1848. Located in the eastern north-central United States, it is bordered by Lake Michigan, Illinois , Iowa , Minnesota , Lake Superior, and Michigan .

The Ojibwa, Sauk, Fox, Potawatomi, Kickapoo, and other tribes inhabited the area that is now Wisconsin in the seventeenth century. Historians believe the first European visitor was Jean Nicolet, who landed on the shores of Green Bay in 1634. Within thirty years, Jesuits had established missions while the French began a successful fur trade.

The state was primarily antislavery throughout the American Civil War (1861–65). During the late nineteenth century, the economy prospered. Dairy products, food processing, and lumber were main industries, and the city of Milwaukee became an important industrial hub and a major center for German immigration . Immigration increased in the 1880s as more Germans and also Scandinavians arrived.

Wisconsin was a progressive state, ahead of many others in social reform. It developed one of the first workers' compensation programs, a railroad commission to regulate rates, and an old-age pension act.

Industry increased, as did a trend toward urbanization , into and even past World War II (1939–45). During the 1960s and early 1970s, Milwaukee's African American population was discontented because of the segregated school system. In 1986 the Milwaukee School Board and nine suburban districts agreed on a plan to integrate their schools. Nearly three thousand minority students would voluntarily transfer to schools in the nine suburbs, while between nine thousand and ten thousand suburban students would attend Milwaukee schools.

Wisconsin's economy remained stable into the twenty-first century. By 2006, more than 5.5 million people lived in the state, and the population was projected to reach 5.8 million by 2025. Milwaukee was the largest city, followed by capital city Madison and Green Bay. The majority (88.1 percent) of the state's total population was white, 5.7 percent were African American, 4.5 percent were Hispanic or Latino, and 2 percent were Asian.

The state's economy depends primarily on manufacturing, though farming (dairy, in particular) remains an important sector. Wisconsin's industries are diversified and include nonelectrical machinery, food products, paper and pulp products, and transportation equipment. This diversity of Wisconsin's economic activity minimized the impact of the nationwide recession that began in 2001. By the end of the following year, employment rates were rising more rapidly than those of the nation overall.

Wisconsin has a healthy tourist industry that features forty-eight state parks as well as the Wisconsin Dells gorge, forty-three automobile racetracks, thirty-six ski areas, and the world's largest music festival, Summerfest. The state's legendary football team, the Green Bay Packers, is the last remaining publicly owned professional sports team. People from all over the globe flock to watch the team compete, and the waiting list for season tickets holds more than sixty-seven thousand names.

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Wisconsin

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At a Glance

Name: Wisconsin is believed to be taken from one of three possible Indian words—Ouisconsin, Mesconsing, or Wishknosing. The words' meanings are unclear.

Nickname: Badger State

Capital: Madison

Size: 56,145 sq. mi. (145,414 sq km)

Population: 5,363,675

Statehood: Wisconsin became the 30th state on May 29, 1848.

Electoral votes: 10 (2004)

U.S. representatives: 9 (until 2003)

State tree: sugar maple

State flower: wood violet

State peace symbol: mourning dove

Highest point: Timms Hill, 1,951 ft. (595 m)

The Place

Wisconsin is a Midwest state located along the Great Lakes. Wisconsin borders Lake Michigan in the east and Lake Superior to the north. Wisconsin's most populous city, Milwaukee, is on the shore of Lake Michigan.

Southeastern Wisconsin has the most fertile soil in the state. Central and western Wisconsin are characterized by gently rolling plains, while northern Wisconsin is dotted with many small lakes. The land around Lake Superior is a level plain that gradually rises. Southwestern Wisconsin is full of steep hills, ridges, and limestone bluffs along the Mississippi River.

Approximately 15,000 lakes and waterfalls are located throughout Wisconsin, and almost half the state is forested. Wisconsin's summers are warm but short, and its winters are usually long and snowy. Along the edges of Lakes Michigan and Superior, moist winds keep temperatures more moderate. Southeastern Wisconsin is the state's warmest region.

Wisconsin's greatest natural resource is its fertile soil. The state also has deposits of sand, gravel, dolomite, granite, iron, lead, copper, and zinc.

Wisconsin: Facts and Firsts

  1. Southwestern Wisconsin's Kickapoo River, which twists and turns for nearly 120 miles (196 km), is often called "the most crooked river in the world."
  2. Wisconsin produces about one-third of the cheese and about one-quarter of the butter produced in the United States.
  3. Wisconsin has the oldest state constitution of any state west of the Allegheny Mountains. The document went into effect in 1848.
  4. Wisconsin was home to the nation's first hydroelectric power plant, which began harnessing the energy of the Fox River in 1882.
  5. In 1884, Baraboo was the site of the first Ringling Brothers Circus.
  6. Seymour, which claims to be the birthplace of the American hamburger on a bun (which first was made there in 1885), boasts a Hamburger Hall of Fame. Seymour holds an annual Burger Festival in August with a hamburger-eating contest and a hamburger parade.

The Past

Many of Wisconsin's names for its towns, counties, and natural features come from Native American groups that lived there before the arrival of Europeans. The three largest of these groups were the Winnebago, Dakota, and Menominee.

The first European explorer was the Frenchman Jean Nicolet, who arrived in 1634 from French Canada in search of a water route to Asia. In 1660, Father Rene Menard, the first French missionary, arrived and established a mission near present-day Ashland. Soon others came to the region to trade furs with the Native Americans. In 1754, the French and Indian Wars began, and the French and their Native American allies fought the British for control of North America. France lost control of Wisconsin, as well as most of its land east of the Mississippi River, to the British.

The Wisconsin area remained under British rule until the Revolutionary War ended in 1783, when Wisconsin's land became part of U. S. territory. In the 1820s, lead ore was discovered in southwestern Wisconsin. Settlers began to arrive from all over the country to mine the ore, which was used to make paint and shot for guns and cannons.

By 1848, when Wisconsin became a state, its population had increased dramatically as settlers came to seek opportunities on the frontier. Many settlers fought hard for the Union cause during the Civil War. By 1870, dairy farming had become Wisconsin's leading economic activity, and farmers joined together to work in cooperatives, or large groups.

One of the most famous periods in Wisconsin's history began around the turn of the century. In 1900, Robert M. La Follette was elected governor, and Wisconsin's Progressive Era began. During the next 50 years, Wisconsin was the first state to pass many laws designed to protect workers and citizens. Wisconsin was the first state to hold direct primary elections, open a library for state legislators, regulate railroads and utilities, provide pensions for retired teachers, introduce kindergarten for children, end the death penalty, and establish a minimum wage for workers.

Wisconsin: State Smart

Wisconsin hosts Summerfest—the biggest annual music festival in the country. It takes place every June in Milwaukee, and about one million people attend it.

In the 1950s, Wisconsin's agricultural industry declined in economic importance. Increased imports of beef from other countries and the American public's switch to a lower-fat diet hurt Wisconsin's beef and dairy farms. At the same time, manufacturing became more important to the economy, and the population moved from rural to metropolitan areas.

To pay for education, welfare, and other social services, Wisconsin introduced its first sales tax in 1961. A state lottery was adopted in 1987 to help raise government revenue.

The Present

Manufacturing is now Wisconsin's most profitable activity. Machinery (including engines, power cranes, and heating and cooling equipment) is the leading manufactured product. Wisconsin also manufactures paper products such as cardboard and tissue paper.

Manufactured food products include cheese and butter. Wisconsin also produces most of the country's ice cream. Canned vegetables and beer are other important food products processed in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin is most famous for its dairy farms, which provide more than half of the state's farm income. Fertile, grassy land helps Wisconsin remain a leading milk producer, even though the number of dairy farms has decreased during the past 50 years. Beef cattle and hogs are valuableare valuable livestock products. Wisconsin farmers grow corn, hay, barley, tobacco, wheat, apples, raspberries, and other produce.

Milwaukee is a chief port and shipping center for the Midwest. The city also ranks as a leading center of finance and health care.

Born in Wisconsin

  1. Don Ameche , actor
  2. Roy Chapman Andrews , naturalist and explorer
  3. Carrie Chapman Catt , woman suffragist and peace advocate
  4. Tyne Daly , actress
  5. Eric Heiden , athlete
  6. Woodrow "Woody" Herman , bandleader
  7. Robert La Follette , politician
  8. Alfred Lunt , actor
  9. Frederic March (Frederick Mcintyre Bickel) , actor
  10. John Ringling North , circus director
  11. William Joseph "Pat" O'Brien , actor
  12. Georgia O'Keefe , artist
  13. William H. Rehnquist , jurist
  14. Spencer Tracy , actor
  15. Thorstein Veblen , economist
  16. Orson Welles , actor and producer
  17. Thornton Wilder , author
  18. Frank Lloyd Wright , architect

Wisconsin faces challenges in meeting the funding needs of health care, education, and welfare programs. Revenue from new taxes and new industries, however, is helping to offset the losses caused by the decrease in dairy farming.

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