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affordable. accessible. high quality.

UW-Platteville continues to be the fastest-growing public university in Wisconsin and strives to provide an affordable, accessible, high quality education to students. Whether a high school student looking for a home away from home, an adult learner preparing to retool your skill set for the changing economy, or anywhere in between, UW-Platteville has what you're looking for.


Discover an education relevant to the careers of tomorrow, with the right mix of theory, hands-on training and a vibrant campus life. 

school of gRADUATe studies

Reach the next level in your education, career and life through practioner-oriented graduate programs on campus. 


Enhance your education without putting your life on hold with online undergraduate and graduate programs. 

collaborative programs

Explore increased student access through programs offered at multiple locations and/or integrated courses from different institutions.


Grow through professional development courses, personal interest classes, youth programs and online learning centers. 

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UWP: About UW-Platteville

About UW-Platteville
  • Founded: 1866
  • Campus: 821 acres
    • 400-acre education/research farm
    • 20 academic/services buildings
    • 12 residence halls
  • Undergraduate programs:
    • 41 Majors
    • 76 Minors
    • 17 Pre-Professional
  • Graduate programs: 3
  • Distance education:
    • 2 undergraduate
    • 6 graduate

  • Total enrollment: 8,805*+
    • Undergraduate: 7,795
    • Graduate: 830
  • Student/faculty ratio: 23:1
  • Average class size: 25
  • Faculty (no teaching assistants): 417
  • Student clubs and organizations: 200+

*includes Distance Education students
+2014-15 10th Day Enrollment Statistics

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