University of Wisconsin Colleges

Tel: (608)262-1783
14,095 students
Public institution
The University of Wisconsin Colleges is a multi-campus institution that prepares students for success at the baccalaureate level of education, provides the first two years of a liberal arts general education that is accessible and affordable, and advances the Wisconsin Idea by bringing the resources of the University to the people of the state and the communities that provide and support its campuses.
School Highlights:
University of Wisconsin Colleges serves 14,095 students (61% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 21%.
University of Wisconsin Colleges is one of 6 community colleges within Dane County, WI.
The nearest community college is ITT Technical Institute-Madison (Madison - 53713) (2.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
University of Wisconsin Colleges Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 14,095 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
14,095 students
1,388 students
University of Wisconsin Colleges Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
8,568 students
836 students
University of Wisconsin Colleges Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 5,527 students
1,036 students
University of Wisconsin Colleges Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
University of Wisconsin Colleges sch enrollment University of Wisconsin Colleges sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
3%
2%
University of Wisconsin Colleges Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
-
1%
% Hispanic
3%
7%
University of Wisconsin Colleges Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
1%
11%
University of Wisconsin Colleges Black (2006-2012)
% White
92%
67%
University of Wisconsin Colleges White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
University of Wisconsin Colleges More (2009-2012)
University of Wisconsin Colleges sch ethnicity University of Wisconsin Colleges sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.15 0.44
University of Wisconsin Colleges Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,157 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $12,141 is more than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,157 $5,890
University of Wisconsin Colleges In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $12,141 $10,047
University of Wisconsin Colleges Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Percent Admitted 99%
78%
University of Wisconsin Colleges Percent Admitted (2006-2012)
ACT Composite Avg. 21
20
ACT English 19
19
ACT Math 20
20
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Under the auspices of the University of Wisconsin System, the University of Wisconsin Colleges (UWC) provides an alternative way to take courses and get your online degree through UW Colleges Online. The University of Wisconsin Colleges offers general education courses at its 13 two-year campuses across the state. Students who take UW Colleges courses can earn an Associate of Arts and Science (AAS) degree, complete general education requirements for other degree programs, or take classes for other personal reasons. UW Colleges Online offers you this same opportunity to earn your degree or take individual general education classes entirely online. UW Colleges Online offers a fully accredited Associate of Arts & Science degree, provided entirely online through University of Wisconsin Colleges. We are dedicated to providing you the same high quality and easily transferable general education courses that you would earn through coursework at one of our thirteen UW Colleges campuses. Fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, UW Colleges Online adheres to the Guidelines for Distance Education espoused by the North Central Association (NCA) Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.

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Madison community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.47, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Madison is Herzing University Madison. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.