University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Milwaukee, WI 53201

Located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is a public institution that offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The institution is part of University of Wisconsin System that operates 10 campuses in Eau Claire, Green Bay, Madison, Milwaukee, Oshkosh, Madison, Whitewater, La Crosse, Kenosha, Menomonie.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 9991 and 7322 students were accepted.

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $8,091 and fees $1,402. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $18,449 and $1,402 respectively.


Campus LocaleCity: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio18:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate72%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. Accelerated MSN
  3. Masters degrees (MSN, RN to MSN)
  4. Doctoral degrees (DNP, PhD, BSN to PhD)
  5. RN to BSN
  6. ADN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 244
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Master's degree 20
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 8
Nursing Practice Doctor's degree - professional practice 26

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

William Rainey Harper College
69.47 miles away
Americare Technical School
71.59 miles away
Northbrook College of Health Care
72.5 miles away
Northwestern Institute of Health and Technology - Skokie Campus
73.02 miles away
Madison Area Technical College
73.05 miles away
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
73.52 miles away
International Career Institute
74.9 miles away
Great Paragon Healthcare, Inc
75.31 miles away
University of Wisconsin-Madison
76.9 miles away
University of Illinois at Chicago
83.96 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1969 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
04/25/2013 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
03/03/2000 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
03/03/2000 - Current



Acceptance Rate
ACT Composite20 to 25
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$13,116
30k to 48k$14,198
48k to 75k$18,457
75k to 110k$21,169
Over 110k$21,351
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $337.00 $769.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $649.00 $1,464.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Race/ethnicity unknown

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
2200 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53201

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