University of Wisconsin--Parkside

Since 1968, the University of Wisconsin-Parkside has been enriching minds and changing lives of those who attend. That rich legacy continues today.Small classes and one-on-one faculty attention have been our hallmark, and continue to be part of an experience that brightens futures. Our student-centric approach means students are never taught by assistants, dont get lost in a crowd, and do get to work side-by-side with faculty dedicated to their success.We also support students by designing custom-tailored degree programs that meet the needs of todays demanding job market, as well as students unique curiosities. Combining academic disciplines can energize new pursuits and discoveries, so we encourage students to create the interdisciplinary course program that suits their interests.One of 13 four-year institutions within the University of Wisconsin System, Parkside provides an educational value to our students thats unparalleled. An affordable, high-quality education is an investment in ones future, and we believe the cost of an education should not prevent any student from achieving his or her educational and professional goals.Parkside students receive a strong return on their investment. We empower our graduates and certificate recipients with the knowledge and practical skills vital to achieving personal and professional success in the changing local and global communities in which they live and work. And our ever-growing academic reputation, regional status, and location along the Milwaukee-Chicago corridor provides students with access to the regions top employers.Here, on our idyllic campus set on 700 acres of natural Wisconsin prairie and woodland, you will find diverse, energetic students making the most of their higher-education experience. With open spaces like our on-campus disc golf course and nationally-acclaimed cross country course, a diverse variety of student organizations, and our position as a regional center for the performing arts, Parkside is a community thats easy to call home.

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School Details

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Public, Coed 1968 N/A Semester $6.7 million 900 Wood Road, Kenosha, WI 53141 (262) 595-2345
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Wisconsin Kenosha 881
Key Value
ID 1210
Tuition $7,389 (2017-18)
Room and Board $7,924 (2017-18)
Total Enrollment 4,399
Application Deadline rolling
Application Fee $50
Acceptance Rate 82%
Description When applying to University of Wisconsin--Parkside, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. The application fee at University of Wisconsin--Parkside is $50. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due Aug. 1. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 82 percent.


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Application deadline rolling
Early decision deadline N/A
Application fee $50
Common Application accepted No
Deadline for housing deposit N/A


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Admission interview Neither required/recommended
Required standardized tests Either SAT or ACT required for some
SAT/ACT scores must be received by Aug. 1

Entering Class Stats

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Selectivity Selective
Fall 2016 acceptance rate 82%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A

Transfer Students

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Accepting applications Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Minimum credits to apply 12
Minimum required college GPA 2
Has guaranteed admission agreement with at least one other institution Yes
Guaranteed admission agreement URL Https://

International Students

Title Value
Separate application form required Yes
Conditional admission offered No
Early decision or early action options available Neither early decision nor early action
TOEFL (paper) Required
TOEFL (internet-based) Required
Michigan Test N/A
IELTS Considered
SAT Considered
SAT Subject N/A
ACT Considered
Advance deposit required Yes
TOEFL accepted instead of SAT or ACT Yes
International student contact Laine Philippa, International Student Advisor, (262) 595-3215,