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University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Whitewater, WI

Wisconsin Whitewater beautiful park like campus


  1. UWW AMA named International Chapter of the Year title for 12th consecutive year
  2. Nine current and former UW-W Wheelchair Basketball Warhawks to play for Team USA
  3. 99% of graduates employed or in Grad School within a year

About This Campus

UW-Whitewater is a premier regional public university is home to more than 11,000 students in 51 undergraduate majors. It offers high-quality career-oriented programs integrated with a model general education curriculum. Located in a community near the scenic Kettle Moraine State Forest in southeastern Wisconsin, Whitewater is within convenient driving distance to the metropolitan areas of Milwaukee, Madison and Chicago. Our campus celebrates diversity and is completely ADA accessible. We are proud of our award-winning programs, student organizations and our national championship football, men's wheelchair basketball and rugby teams. No matter what we do, we strive to be the best that we can be. Our faculty, staff and students continue to excel in research and engagement with our region. Our faculty and staff from all our colleges blend research and teaching using our expertise on campus in regional projects.

Location Information

Located in a community of 14,769 near the scenic Kettle Moraine State Forest, Whitewater is within convenient driving distance of the metropolitan areas of Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago.

Helpful Information

Our campus is ideal for students with disabilities. We have a very successful wheelchair athletic program for men and women. We are ideal for first generation students. our College of Business and Economics as well as the College of Education have national reputations.

2023/2024 Placement

Host Payment
Home Payment

2024/2025 Placement

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and choosing alternate options.

Fast Facts

Location | Whitewater
Population | 14,400
Enrollment | 10,816
Language | English
Calendar | Semester
Canada | Home Payment
Term Dates
Fall | 09/06-12/16
Spring | 01/17-05/12

Campus Diversity

1st Nation/Native | 0%
Asian | 3%
Black | 4%
Hawaiian/P.I. | 0%
Hispanic/Latino | 7%
Two or more | 3%
White | 83%
Other | 0%
International | 0%


  • Campus Catalog
  • Priority: According to class standing
  • Syllabus Request for Course Pre-Approval: Contact Host Coordinator for assistance
Notable Academic Programs
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Forensic Science
  • Special Education
  • Accounting

Unique Academic Programs

  • Media Arts - media arts and game development

Honors Access: Yes

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Accounting, Applied Mathematics, Art... ++ show all


GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • 2.5 GPA
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Non-Native English Speakers
  • TOEFL: must have a score of 500.00 paper, 173.00 computer or 61.00 Internet
  • IELTS: must have a score of 6.00
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will not accept
Canadian Students
  • Will accept Home Payment Pay

Tuition / Finances

Figures per Semester are current as of 05/23/23

  • Campus Budget
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees - Home Payment Students
  • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Home Payment students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Home Payment: 18 ($328 per additional hour)

Financial Aid for NSE Students
Regardless of Payment Plan, financial aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Admission Fee $56 Year Home Mandatory
Housing Deposit $125 Year Home Mandatory
Parking Fee $165 Year Home Optional

Room / Meals

Figures are current as of 05/23/23

On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • On-Campus Housing
  • 40% living on campus
  • Double: $-1 (includes meals)
  • Per semester unless otherwise noted
Off-Campus Housing Notes About Housing
On campus living required if student has fewer than 60 cr. hrs. but optional for others.

Meal Plans

  • Campus Meal Plans
  • Meal purchase is required for on campus living.
  • $50 declining balance plan.
Notes About Meal Plans
$1480 per semester for 24 meals per week, $1444 per semester for 19 meals per week, $1410 per semester for 14 meals per week, $1384 per semester for 10 meals per week. These rates are valid for the entire semester


Figures per Semester are current as of 05/23/23

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $600 per semester.


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