University of Wisconsin-Platteville

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,418
2022 Average Net Price
$15,595
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.19%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
85.4%
5,354 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
6,486
83.4% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
61.1%
946 Graduates

About

University of Wisconsin-Platteville is a higher education institution located in Grant County, WI. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at University of Wisconsin-Platteville were Mechanical Engineering (197 degrees awarded), Manufacturing Engineering Technology (98 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (94 degrees).

In 2022, 1,708 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Wisconsin-Platteville. 39.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 60.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,524 degrees), 20.9 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (73 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Wisconsin-Platteville is $6,418, which is $−17,578 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at University of Wisconsin-Platteville is $6,418, which is $−17,578 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,595.

In 2022, 59% of undergraduate students attending University of Wisconsin-Platteville received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 44% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$6,418
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at University of Wisconsin-Platteville was $6,418. The cost of tuition at University of Wisconsin-Platteville is $−17,578 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$15,595
2022 Value
5.09%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 University of Wisconsin-Platteville had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,595. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of University of Wisconsin-Platteville grew by 5.09%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,827
Room and Board
$200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Wisconsin-Platteville was of $8,827 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 9.31% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $200. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

59%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
44%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

59% of undergraduate students at University of Wisconsin-Platteville received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 1.67% with respect to 2021, when 60% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
1.19%
2019 Default Rate
22
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at University of Wisconsin-Platteville was 1.19%, which represents 22 out of the 1856 total borrowers.

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Admissions

University of Wisconsin-Platteville received 5,354 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 3.84% annual growth. Out of those 5,354 applicants, 4,574 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 85.4% acceptance rate.

There were 6,486 students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Platteville in 2022.

University of Wisconsin-Platteville has an overall enrollment yield of 31.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

85.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
4,574
Accepted Out of 5,354

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Wisconsin-Platteville was 85.4% (4,574 admissions from 5,354 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 87.6%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 3.84%, while admissions grew by 1.31%..

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Enrollment

University of Wisconsin-Platteville had a total enrollment of 6,486 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at University of Wisconsin-Platteville is 5,411 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,075. This means that 83.4% of students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Platteville are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Wisconsin-Platteville, both undergraduate and graduate, is 87.4% White, 4.83% Hispanic or Latino, 1.91% Two or More Races, 1.56% Asian, 1.48% Black or African American, 0.139% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.123% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Platteville in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (56%), followed by White Female (33.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (2.63%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (9.76%), followed by White Female (8.54%) and Black or African American Female (2.44%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

83.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Wisconsin-Platteville in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,486 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Wisconsin-Platteville is 5,411 and the part-time enrollment is 1,075. This means that 83.4% of students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Platteville are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Wisconsin-Platteville was 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), University of Wisconsin-Platteville had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    5,666 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    313 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    124 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at University of Wisconsin-Platteville is 87.4% White, 4.83% Hispanic or Latino, 1.91% Two or More Races, 1.56% Asian, 1.48% Black or African American, 0.139% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.123% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 65 students (1%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 366 fewer women than men received degrees from University of Wisconsin-Platteville. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Wisconsin-Platteville is white (1,524 degrees awarded). There were 20.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (73 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Wisconsin-Platteville is Mechanical Engineering (197 degrees awarded), followed by Manufacturing Engineering Technology (98 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (94 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Wisconsin-Platteville, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering (504 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (98 degrees), and Protective Services (160 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Platteville are Accountants & auditors (1,057,904 people), Other managers (1,024,852 people), Software developers (582,132 people), Financial managers (521,652 people), and Chief executives & legislators (487,952 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Platteville in 2022 are Engineering (504 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (98 degrees), Protective Services (160 degrees), Business (330 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (26 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Platteville are Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Surgeons, Physicians, and Photographic process workers & processing machine operators

The most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Platteville are Engineering (504 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (98 degrees), Protective Services (160 degrees), Business (330 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (26 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Platteville are Computer Systems Design (966,052 people), Construction (696,939 people), Elementary & secondary schools (652,782 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (547,695 people), and Banking & related activities (545,095 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Platteville are Engineering (504 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (98 degrees), Protective Services (160 degrees), Business (330 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (26 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Wisconsin-Platteville.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 197 degrees awarded
  2. 98 degrees awarded
  3. 94 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Wisconsin-Platteville was Mechanical Engineering with 197 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,037
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
671
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,037 degrees were awarded to men at University of Wisconsin-Platteville, which is 1.55 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (671).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 181 degrees were awarded to men at University of Wisconsin-Platteville in Mechanical Engineering, which is 11.3 times more than the 16 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 64 degrees were awarded to men at University of Wisconsin-Platteville in Criminal Justice - Safety Studies, which is 1.14 times more than the 56 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

26%
100% Completion Time
56%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 26% of students graduating from University of Wisconsin-Platteville completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 56% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 58% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (71.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at University of Wisconsin-Platteville is Female and Two or More Races (71.4% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.106% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,524 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    73 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    29 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Wisconsin-Platteville is white (1,524 degrees awarded). There were 20.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (73 degrees).

0.351% of degree recipients (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    930 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    594 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    43 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Wisconsin-Platteville is white male (930 degrees awarded). There were 1.57 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (594 degrees).

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Operations

University of Wisconsin-Platteville has an endowment valued at nearly $51.9M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNk (−0.251%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, University of Wisconsin-Platteville had a total salary expenditure of 129M. University of Wisconsin-Platteville employs 82 Professors, 68 Lecturers and 65 Associate professors. Most academics at University of Wisconsin-Platteville are Male Professor (50), Male Associate professor (43), and Female Lecturer (38).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Wisconsin-Platteville are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 105 employees, Service, with 84 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 83 employees.

Endowment

$51.9M
2022 Endowment
0.773%
decline from 2021

University of Wisconsin-Platteville has an endowment valued at about $51.9M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Wisconsin-Platteville declined 0.773% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $5.36M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$55.7M
2022 Salaries
1.25%
decline from 2021

In 2022, University of Wisconsin-Platteville paid a median of $55.7M in salaries, which represents 43.3% of their overall expenditure ($129M) and a 1.25% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$18.4M
Instructional Salaries
269
Number of Employees

In 2022, University of Wisconsin-Platteville paid a total of $18.4M to 269 employees working as instructors, which represents 33% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
82 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
105 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Wisconsin-Platteville were Professor with 82 employees, Lecturer with 68 employees, and Associate professor with 65 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Wisconsin-Platteville were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 105 employees, Service with 84 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 83 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Lecturer

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Wisconsin-Platteville was Male Professor with 50 employees, Male Associate professor with 43 employees, and Female Lecturer with 38 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at University of Wisconsin-Platteville.

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