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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
$14,268 Out-of-State
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
4,047 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
80.1% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
827 Graduates


The median in-state tuition at University of Wisconsin-Platteville is $6,418, which is $573 less than the national median in-state tuition of $6,991. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $14,268, which is 222% of the cost for in-state students, and is $4,108 less than the national median out-of-state tuition of $18,376.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,341.

In 2016, 45% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 58% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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University of Wisconsin-Platteville received 4,047 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 14.6% annual growth. Out of those 4,047 applicants, 3,251 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 80.3% acceptance rate.

There were 8,779 students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Platteville in 2016, and 0% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Wisconsin-Platteville has an overall enrollment yield of 48%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

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University of Wisconsin-Platteville has a total enrollment of 8,779 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Wisconsin-Platteville is 7,032 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,747. This means that 80.1% of students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Platteville are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Wisconsin-Platteville, both undergraduate and graduate, is 88% White, 3.9% Hispanic or Latino, 2.02% Two or More Races, 1.9% Black or African American, 1.46% Asian, 0.19% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.11% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Platteville in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (47.4%), followed by White Female (24%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (0.09%), followed by Black or African American Male (0.07%) and White Male (0.07%).

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In 2016, 311 fewer women than men graduated from University of Wisconsin-Platteville. The majority of students graduating from University of Wisconsin-Platteville are White. These 1,505 graduates mean that there were 43 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 35 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at University of Wisconsin-Platteville is General Business Administration & Management with 159 graduates, followed by Mechanical Engineering with 158 graduates and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies with 119 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at University of Wisconsin-Platteville, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Agriculture, with 164 graduates, followed by Engineering with 391 graduates and Communication Technologies with 34 graduates.


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University of Wisconsin-Platteville has an endowment valued at nearly $21.7M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $90,615 (0.42%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($414,206 on $28.9M) across all Master's Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, University of Wisconsin-Platteville had a total expenditure of $135M. Of that $135M, they spent $58M on salaries and $19.5M on benefits.

University of Wisconsin-Platteville employs 102 Professors, 90 Lecturers, and 89 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of Wisconsin-Platteville are Male Professors (71), Male Assistant professors (57), and Male Lecturers (46).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Wisconsin-Platteville are: Office and Administrative Support, with 112 employees, Service, with 95 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 68 employees.



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