University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$8,091

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$14,747

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

7.06%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

73.3%

9,991 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

25,601

79.1% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

40.1%

1,497 Graduates

About

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is a higher education institution located in Milwaukee County, WI. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee were General Marketing & Marketing Management (311 degrees awarded), General Finance (264 degrees), and Registered Nursing (244 degrees).

In 2016, 5,732 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. 52% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 48% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (4,341 degrees), 14.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (307 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is $8,091, which is $-17,765 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is $8,091, which is $-17,765 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,747.

In 2016, 52% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 61% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$8,091

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee was $8,091. The cost of tuition at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is $-17,765 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

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Average Net Price

$14,747

2016 Value

6.8%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,747. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee grew by 6.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,030

Room and Board

$800

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee was of $10,030 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800. The cost of room and board increased by 11.3% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 14.3% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

52%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

61%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

52% of undergraduate students at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2015, when 52% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

7.06%

2015 Default Rate

528

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee was 7.06%, which represents 528 out of the 7480 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee received 9,991 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 14.1% annual growth. Out of those 9,991 applicants, 7,322 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 73.3% acceptance rate.

There were 25,601 students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2016, and 0% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has an overall enrollment yield of 42.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

73.3%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

7,322

Accepted Out of 9,991

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee was 73.3% (7,322 admissions from 9,991 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 85.8%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 14.1%, while admissions declined by -2.54%.

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SAT Scores

0%

Submission Percentage

0

Scores Submitted

0% of enrolled first-time students at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has a total enrollment of 25,601 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is 20,250 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,351. This means that 79.1% of students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, both undergraduate and graduate, is 66.7% White, 9.18% Hispanic or Latino, 7.53% Black or African American, 6.16% Asian, 3.71% Two or More Races, 0.375% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0977% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (33.8%), followed by White Male (32.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.65%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (40.5%), followed by White Male (23.8%) and Black or African American Female (3.24%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

79.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, both undergraduate and graduate, is 25,601 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is 20,250 and the part-time enrollment is 5,351. This means that 79.1% of students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee are enrolled full-time compared with 78.1% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

72%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee was 72%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    17,086

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    2,349

  3. Black or African American

    1,927

The enrolled student population at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is 66.7% White, 9.18% Hispanic or Latino, 7.53% Black or African American, 6.16% Asian, 3.71% Two or More Races, 0.375% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0977% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 51.9% White, 12.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.36% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 86 students (0.336%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 230 more women than men received degrees from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. The majority of degree recipients at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee are white (4,341 degrees awarded). There were 14.1 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (307 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is General Marketing & Marketing Management (311 degrees awarded), followed by General Finance (264 degrees) and Registered Nursing (244 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Library Science (114 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (187 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (93 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee are Miscellaneous managers (204,082 people), Social workers (185,285 people), Architects, except naval (100,141 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (99,932 people), and Marketing & sales managers (91,260 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee are Library Science (114 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (187 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (93 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (254 degrees), and Communications (283 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee are Public relations specialists, Physicians & surgeons, Financial analysts, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee are Library Science (114 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (187 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (93 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (254 degrees), and Communications (283 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee are Elementary & secondary schools (228,944 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (158,915 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (156,209 people), Hospitals (120,140 people), and Individual & family services (111,761 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee are Library Science (114 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (187 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (93 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (254 degrees), and Communications (283 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Most Common

  1. 311 degrees awarded

  2. 264 degrees awarded

  3. 244 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee was General Marketing & Marketing Management with 311 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 2,751

  2. 2,981

In 2016, 2,751 degrees were awarded to men at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, which is 0.923 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,981).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 197 degrees were awarded to men at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in General Finance, which is 2.94 times more than the 67 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 232 degrees were awarded to women at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in Registered Nursing, which is 5.8 times more than the 40 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

14%

100% Completion Time

44%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 14% of students graduating from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 44% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 48% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (57.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (57.1% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.267% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    4,341 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    307 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    275 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is white (4,341 degrees awarded). There were 14.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (307 degrees).

0.262% of degree recipients (15 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    2,269 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    2,072 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    166 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is white female (2,269 degrees awarded). There were 1.1 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (2,072 degrees).

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Operations

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has an endowment valued at nearly $104M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $280k (0.268%), compared to the 1.54% average return ($4.18M on $271M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee had a total expenditure of $565M. Of that $565M, they spent $273M on salaries and $565M on benefits.

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee employs 372 Associate professors, 237 Professors, and 199 Lecturers. Most academics at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee are Male Associate professors (201), Female Associate professors(171), and Male Professors (168).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 327 employees, Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 256 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 250 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$104M

2015 Endowment

2.01%

growth from 2014

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has an endowment valued at about $104M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee grew 2.01% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $166M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $34.5M - Federal

  2. $5.34M - State

  3. $1.11M - Local

As of 2015, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee received $34.5M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $5.34M from state grants and contracts, and $1.11M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$273M

Salary Expenditure

$565M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee had a total expenditure of $565M. Of that $565M, they spent $273M on salaries and $565M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$273M

2015 Salaries

1.39%

growth from 2014

In 2015, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee paid a median of $273M in salaries, which represents 48.2% of their overall expenditure ($565M) and a 1.39% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.08% growth from 2013 and a 1.98% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 206M (43.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$81.3M

Instructional Salaries

1,080

Number of Employees

In 2015, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee paid a total of $81.3M to 1,080 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $62.1M (30.2%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

372 Employees

Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

327 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee were Associate professor with 372 employees; Professor with 237 employees; and Professor with 199 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 327 employees; Computer, Engineering, and Science with 256 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 250 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee was Male Associate professor with 201 employees, Female Associate professor with 171 employees, and Male Professor with 168 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

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