Every statistic tells a story. Check out some of UWM's more impressive numbers – from degrees and programs offered to the number of international students enrolled here (1,000 students representing 80 nations in 2012).
One number that never stands still for long: campus acreage. UWM is expanding its footprint, with new laboratories and business incubator sites being added in 2012-14. Prairie, bog and hibernacular research spaces carry the UWM name elsewhere in Southeastern Wisconsin. Architectural gems, laboratories, a nature preserve and myriad recreational and study spaces are located throughout our 104-acre main campus on Milwaukee's East Side.
Another favorite number: five. As in, UWM sits just five blocks from Lake Michigan, an ecological and recreational treasure that boosts the productivity and livability of southeastern Wisconsin in scenic, strategic ways.
- Nearly 30,000 students representing 50 states, 80 nations
- 180 degree programs and counting
- Faculty-student ratio of 1:20
- 2011-12 one-year, undergraduate resident tuition: $8,600 to $11,100
- $283 million in financial aid awarded to 23,000 students
- 1,600 faculty and instructors
- 5,000+ degrees awarded yearly
- Research expenditures exceed $60 million annually
- 96% satisfaction rate among recent grads
- 34,000 applications received for 2011-12
- 1,200 student-veterans; the largest student-veteran population in Wisconsin
- 22% of UWM students come from diverse/underrepresented backgrounds
- 500 online classes offered
- More than 1,100 international students from 80 countries
- More than 150 visiting scholars from 50 countries
- More than 600 students studying abroad annually
- Courses in more than 20 world languages
- International Affairs programs reach more than 10,000 people yearly
- 140,000 alumni worldwide
- More than 1,000 campus events, programs, games, performances yearly
- 26 eateries on campus, from cafeterias and delis to pizza and coffee