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University of Wisconsin-Platteville
University of Wisconsin-Platteville 1 University Plz Platteville, WI 53818 Phone: (608) 342-1421
  • General Information
    About University of Wisconsin-Platteville

    The fundamental mission of UW-Platteville and the entire UW System is to serve the people of Wisconsin. This basic goal is expressed in detail in the mission statement adopted in 1988 and revised in 2002. In those statements, UW-Platteville pledges itself to: 1. Enable each student to become broader in perspective, more literate, intellectually more astute, ethically more sensitive and to participate wisely in society as a competent professional and knowledgeable citizen. 2. Provide baccalaureate degree programs which meet primarily regional needs in arts and sciences, teacher education, business and information technology. 3. Provide baccalaureate degree programs and specialized programs in middle school education, engineering, technology management, agriculture and criminal justice which have been identified as institutional areas of emphasis. 4. Provide graduate programs in areas clearly associated with its undergraduate emphases in education, agriculture, technology management, engineering and criminal justice. 5. Provide undergraduate distance learning programs in business administration and graduate online programs in project management, criminal justice and engineering. 6. Provide agricultural systems research programs utilizing the Pioneer Farm in partnership with businesses, universities and agencies. 7. Expect scholarly activity, including applied research, scholarship and creative endeavor, that supports its programs at the baccalaureate degree level, its selected graduate programs and its special mission. 8. Seek to serve the needs of all students and in particular the needs of women, minority, disadvantaged and nontraditional students. Furthermore, the University seeks diversification of the student body, faculty and staff. 9. Serve as an educational, cultural and economic development resource to southwestern Wisconsin. These statements, along with the UW System and University Cluster mission statements, provide a guide to UW-Platteville in what it attempts and does not attempt to accomplish as an institution of higher education.


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 4-year, Public
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • Distance learning opportunities
    • Study abroad
    Student Services
    • Remedial services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Employment services for students
    • Placement services for completers
    • On-campus day care for students' children
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.Advanced placement (AP) credits
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree
    Campus Setting
      Disability Services Student
      • 3% or Less
    • Admission
      Total Applicants 3,166
      Percent Admitted 96%
      Men Admitted 96%
      Women Admitted 97%
      Full Time Retention Rate 74%
    • Submitted ACT & SAT Scores

      •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
        Composite 20 25
        English 18 23
        Math 19 26
    • Student Demographics
      Total Enrolled 8,731
      Native American 47.0
      Asian 143.0
      African American 213.0
      Hispanic 117.0
      Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 6,513
      Enrolled FullTime Graduates 66

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