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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Milwaukee, WI
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The University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee (also known as UW–Milwaukee, UWM or Milwaukee) is a public urban research university located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in the United States. It is the largest university in the Milwaukee metropolitan area and a member of the University of Wisconsin System. It is also one of the two doctoral degree-granting public universities and the second largest university in Wisconsin.

The University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee has a total student enrollment of 30,502 and 1,623 faculty members. It is located in Milwaukee's upper East Side close to Lake Michigan, and is home to the only graduate school of freshwater science in the U.S., the largest School of Architecture, College of Nursing and College of Health Sciences in the State of Wisconsin. The University consists of 14 schools and colleges, and 70 academic centers, institutes and laboratory facilities. It offers a total of 181 degree programs, including 94 bachelor's, 53 master's and 33 doctorate degrees.

The university is categorized as an RU/H Research University (high research activity) in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. In the year 2010, the university had a total research expenditure of 68 million US Dollars and ranked 189th among US research universities by total research expenditure in 2007.

The university's athletic teams are called the Panthers. A total of 15 Panther athletic teams compete in NCAA Division I. Panthers have won the James J. McCafferty Trophy as the Horizon League's all-sports champions six times since 2000 and are the reigning champions. Milwaukee also passed Notre Dame for the all-time lead in Horizon League Championships with 112.

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  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $17,398.00 avg tuition

2200 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53201-0413
(414) 229-1122

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Areas of Study:

  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Library Science
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Scholarships for Students in Wisconsin

Name Amount Deadline
Grover-Stuff Bonduel Scholarship Varies Varies
Mark H. Dreyer Scholarship Varies Varies
Jeanette F. Sokol Scholarship Varies Varies
Brunswick/Reichert Scholarship Varies Varies
Jerry Leer Advanced Accounting Scholarship $3,000 Varies
Jerry Leer Advanced Accounting Scholarship $3,000 Varies
Scribner, Cohen and Company Accounting Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Hearst Foundation Scholarship - UWM Up to $14,000 Varies
Banquet Scholarship Fund Up to $14,000 Varies
Avi Shaked and Babs Waldman Engineering Scholarship Up to $14,000 Varies
Spangenberg Scholarship Up to $14,000 Varies
UWM Engineering Excellence Scholarship Up to $14,000 Varies
HRSA Scholarship for Disadvantaged Students Varies Varies
Lubar Scholarship Fund Varies Varies
Lubar Scholarship Fund Varies Varies
Dennis and Sandy Kuester Scholarship Varies Varies
Dean's Scholarship - UWM 0% of tuition Varies
Rath Merit Scholarship Varies Varies
Manpower Scholarship for Workforce of Tomorrow Varies Varies
James H. March Scholarship Varies Varies
Pat and Jerry Moriarity Scholarship Varies Varies
Thomas Perz Accounting Scholarship $2,500 Varies
Kirk Petshek Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Lorin Radtke Scholarship Varies Varies
Lorin Radtke Scholarship Varies Varies
Lorin Radtke Scholarship Varies Varies
Lorin Radtke Scholarship Varies Varies
Real Estate Scholarship Varies Varies
Jack F. Reichert Business Scholarship Varies Varies
Douglas and Jean Schwinn Opportunity Scholarship Varies Varies
US Bank Business Scholars Scholarship Varies Varies
Harry and Mary Beth Van Groll Scholarship $5,000 Varies
BDO USA, LLP Accounting Scholarship $2,000 Varies
Alois Bulawa Scholarship $10,500 Varies
Victor Chou Scholarship Varies Varies
Ramzi Doany Memorial Scholarship $500 Varies
Ramzi Doany Memorial Scholarship $500 Varies
Roger L. Fitzsimonds Doctoral Scholarship $5,000 Varies
Greater Milwaukee Foundation Wilbur and Ardie A. Halyard Scholarship Varies Varies
Greater Milwaukee Foundation Weiss Family Scholarships 100% of tuition Varies
Greater Milwaukee Foundation Weiss Family Scholarships 100% of tuition Varies
Joseph Heil, Jr. Business Scholars Scholarship $2,500 Varies
Allan and Mary Klotsche Scholarship $2,000 Varies
Kurt Klumb Memorial Scholarship $1,000 Varies
Ronald and Marjorie Krizek Scholarship in Accounting $3,500 Varies
Ronald and Marjorie Krizek Scholarship in Finance $3,500 Varies
Leer/Tellier Scholarships Varies Varies
ACS-Hach Land Grant Undergraduate Scholarship $10,000 Varies