A Leading University in Wisconsin
Since 1866, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville has been a regional leader among 4-year colleges with challenging academics; renowned faculty; and notable alumni. And our faculty, staff, and students are applying their research and skills to impact our communities in a positive way.
On the UW-Platteville campuses, you will find we are leaders in science, technology, agriculture, education, and engineering fields, with unique initiatives in forensic investigation and renewable energy. We are applying this expertise to be here for you, now and in the future.
Preliminary fall enrollment estimates project growth for 2023-24
Estimates show increased enrollment in new freshmen at UW-Platteville for the second year in a row, and a 30% increase at the Baraboo Sauk County campus.
UW-Platteville excels in latest U.S. News rankings
UW-Platteville earned high rankings in the U.S. News & World Report 2024 Best College lists including 18th for Top Public Schools – Regional Universities Midwest and 49th for Best Undergraduate Engineering.
2031 Strategic Plan Survey Available
UW-Platteville is planning for the future, and your voice matters! Students, staff, alumni, and residents are invited to fill out the 2031 Strategic Plan Survey, linked here, by Oct. 9.
Robotics Club wins back-to-back world championships
Robotics Club’s team, WiscoBots, won the VEX U College and University Competition and became the first team in VEX U history to win the world championship in back-to-back years.
The Huff Family Innovation Center is helping budding entrepreneurs take their ideas from a sketch to a prototype.
An affordable college experience
For the fourth consecutive year, the UW-Platteville Foundation celebrated record fundraising, helping us achieve our mission of making college more affordable for more students.
Discover what makes us unique among Midwest colleges
Check out our virtual tours featuring interactive elements, messages from faculty and students, and 360-degree photos.
A leading university in Wisconsin for hands-on experience
Every year, students participate in the annual Holiday Toy Hack, where they modify toys to be more accessible for children with special needs, before donating to local families and organizations.