University of Wisconsin Colleges: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - FairQuality: Education Quality Rating - PoorSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - OustandingCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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University of Wisconsin Colleges is a very large two-year, public school with 13,960 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1972 and is one of the 11 schools and colleges located in Madison, Wisconsin.

Academic Offerings

Associate's degree is available at University of Wisconsin Colleges.

University of Wisconsin Colleges follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers just one major - Other Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. Read the details about Curriculum offered at this college and see the prorgam Rating compared to other schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
University of Wisconsin Colleges student retention rate is low at 56% (way below Wisconsin average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at University of Wisconsin Colleges is very low: 23%. Roughly 39% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at University of Wisconsin Colleges is reasonable: 23:1. Learn more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans

Tuition and fees per year
Average tuition costs are close to the nationwide median, around $11,800 per year. The additional fees at University of Wisconsin Colleges beyond tuition are roughly $500; this comes to a total of $12,300 annually.

Read the details about University of Wisconsin Colleges additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information

As reported in recent data, 6,203 applications were submitted and 6,139 were accepted; so it is very easy to become a student at this school.

The college will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score stats at University of Wisconsin Colleges in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services

University of Wisconsin Colleges provides a distance education program and study abroad programs.

Currently there is no on-campus housing at University of Wisconsin Colleges.

Based on the college crime data, University of Wisconsin Colleges appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

University of Wisconsin Colleges Location and Maps

Post Address: University of Wisconsin Colleges, 780 Regent St, Madison, Wisconsin 53708-8680, USA
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