Parents and Guardians


All applications to UW-Platteville receive a comprehensive review. Additional information may be requested from some applicants. Learn more about the Admission Guidelines for new freshman, home-schooled and transfer students.


The online application is available at on Aug. 1 for the following fall semester. Applications may be submitted beginning on Sept. 1. Review of applications begins on Sept. 15. Admission decisions are made on a rolling basis, and applications are processed as long as space is available or until enrollment goals have been met. Learn more about the Application Process and the items required to complete an application.

To request a waiver of the application fee for students with financial hardship, please complete the Application Fee Waiver form

If we have requested letters of recommendation from English, mathematics or science teachers, the UW System Recommendation for Undergraduate Admission Form may be used.

Residency for Tuition Purposes

Upon admission to UW-Platteville, a student is classified as either a resident of Wisconsin for tuition purposes or as a nonresident, based on the provisions of Wisconsin Statutes 36.27(2) and the information supplied on the application. Learn more about Residency for Tuition Purposes.


Keep track of important events and deadlines with this list of Dates to Remember. For admitted students, be sure to visit the Checklist for Admitted Students.


UW-Platteville offers a wide array of majors, minors and pre-professional programs. Accessible professors, small class sizes and real-world experiences prepare students for the careers of tomorrow. Learn more about Academics at UW-Platteville.


UW-Platteville is among the most affordable institutions in the state. Additional savings is found through our textbook rental system, already included in tuition and fees. Learn more about Financial Aid, including grants, loans, scholarships and student employment. 


Faculty and staff at UW-Platteville are dedicated to helping each individual student succeed. Learn about the comprehensive array of Student Services that are offered to assist students in attaining their educational, personal and career goals. 

Visit Campus

The best way to experience all that UW-Platteville has to offer is to visit campus! And that isn't just our opinion...research continues to show that the campus visit is the most influential element in the college selection process. We know this decision is important to you as well and look forward to meeting you and your student on campus. Schedule your campus visit today.