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New Freshman Information
Congratulations! You've made a wise decision. UWM is the premier urban research institution in the state of Wisconsin. While we have ten different schools and colleges that are sure to pique your interest, let's start your UWM experience with a closer look at our admission policies and related information for you as an incoming freshman.

Admission GuidelinesUWM is committed to both excellence and access. In considering applicants for admission, we look for evidence of solid academic preparation and the potential for further intellectual development. Each application is given comprehensive review, with all relevant factors considered.

Application ProcessNow that you are ready to take the next step, here is what you need to do.

After You Are AdmittedAfter you are admitted to UWM, you will be invited to participate in a number of events to get you ready for your undergraduate career.

Student ExperiencesWe think UW-Milwaukee is a great university, but don't just take our word for it. Listen to what our students have to say about their experiences at UW-Milwaukee.

College Credits Earned in High SchoolFor information on earning college credits while still in high school, check out this area.

Common QuestionsIf you have questions not answered in the above, please go here for some of the most common questions and answers.

Tips for SuccessAfter you apply to UW-Milwaukee, we want to stay connected with you throughout the entire year. We send email messages about once a month that include helpful tips and suggestions as well as a message from a current UWM student. Missed any of our messages? Check them out here.