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Located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee is a public institution. The city atmosphere of Milwaukee makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

1,195 Master's Degrees
231 Doctor's Degrees

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University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

UWM has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#188 Most Popular Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UWM.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Classical & Ancient Studies Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best General Visual & Performing Arts Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Value Classical & Ancient Studies Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Value General Visual & Performing Arts Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Classical & Ancient Studies Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular General Visual & Performing Arts Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Most Popular Health Sciences & Services Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Most Popular General Engineering Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#24 Most Popular General English Literature Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#64 Most Popular Psychology Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards UWM has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#5 Best General Education Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#7 Best Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#68 Best Education Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#89 Best Business Administration & Management Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#105 Best General Psychology Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#116 Highest Paid Business Administration & Management Graduates College Factual

Where Is University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee?

Contact details for UWM are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2200 E Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee, WI 53211
Phone: 414-229-1122
Website: uwm.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UWMilwaukee
Twitter: https://twitter.com/uwm

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Graduate Student Diversity

4,624 Graduate Students
61% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,624 graduate students at UWM, 39% are male and 61% are female.

Gender Diversity at  UWM

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee graduate students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UWM Graduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 212
Black or African American 262
Hispanic or Latino 267
White 3,010
International Students 646
Other Races/Ethnicities 227

Geographic Diversity

Wisconsin students aren't the only ones who study at University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. At this time, 25 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 92 countries are represented at UWM. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Saudi Arabia, and India.

Online Learning at University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

2,373 Took All Classes Online
9,590 Took At Least One Class Online
6.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 3 bachelor’s degree and 1 master’s degree programs available online at UWM. In 2017-2018, 9,590 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UWM has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 15th most popular in Wisconsin for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of UWM

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee was 6.9%. This is the #881 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UWM regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UWM majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Information Science 36%
Nursing 10%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UWM ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UWM.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Information Science #20
Computer Science #24
Library & Information Science #27
Library Science #28
Computer & Information Sciences #102
Nursing #245
Health Professions #360

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Graduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 10 223 0 233
Social Work 0 122 0 122
General Engineering 0 83 28 111
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 76 6 82
Library & Information Science 0 81 0 81
Nursing 2 21 56 79
Educational Administration 5 53 15 73
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 2 32 24 58
General English Literature 0 21 12 33
Curriculum & Instruction 0 32 0 32
Architectural Sciences & Technology 0 31 0 31
Mathematics 0 19 12 31
Natural Resource Management 0 30 1 31
Communication Sciences 0 29 0 29
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 23 0 23
General Education 22 0 0 22
Health Sciences & Services 22 0 0 22
Special Education 4 16 0 20
Economics 0 17 3 20
Music 0 20 0 20
General Psychology 0 11 8 19
Public Health 0 18 0 18
Computer Information Systems 0 17 0 17
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 10 6 16
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 16 0 16
General Biology 0 13 2 15
Computer Science 0 15 0 15
Other Social Sciences 0 15 0 15
Urban & Regional Planning 0 13 0 13
Education Philosophy 0 13 0 13
Public Administration 0 13 0 13
Chemistry 0 2 10 12
Information Science 0 7 4 11
History 0 9 2 11
Anthropology 0 6 4 10
General Architecture 0 3 6 9
Communication & Media Studies 0 6 3 9
Philosophy 0 8 0 8
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 0 0 7 7
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 7 0 7
Medical Illustration & Informatics 0 4 3 7
Museum Studies 7 0 0 7
Peace Studies & Conflict Resolution 0 7 0 7
Health & Physical Education 0 6 1 7
Dance 0 7 0 7
Atmospheric Sciences & Meteorology 0 6 0 6
Political Science & Government 0 5 1 6
Fine & Studio Arts 0 6 0 6
General Business/Commerce 5 0 0 5
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 3 2 5
Physics 0 0 5 5
Geography & Cartography 0 1 4 5
Sociology 0 5 0 5
Allied Health Professions 0 4 0 4
Dispute Resolution 4 0 0 4
Urban Studies 0 2 2 4
Finance & Financial Management 3 0 0 3
Real Estate 3 0 0 3
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 3 0 3
Romance Languages 0 3 0 3
Ethnic Studies 0 1 1 2
Other Health Professions 0 0 2 2
International Business 1 0 0 1
Teaching English or French 1 0 0 1
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 1 0 1
Classical & Ancient Studies 1 0 0 1
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 0 1 1
Criminology 1 0 0 1
General Visual & Performing Arts 1 0 0 1
Taxation 0 0 0 0
Student Counseling 0 0 0 0
Gerontology 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 94 1,195 231 1,520

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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