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At UW-Platteville, we’ll prepare you for success and help you find your passion by challenging you so that you can grow academically, professionally, and personally. Our award-winning faculty and staff are dedicated to providing a quality education through hands-on learning opportunities at a tuition that ranks among the lowest in the state of Wisconsin.

NOTE: ACT and SAT Requirement Suspended

As of May 7, 2020, the requirement of an ACT or SAT test score has been suspended for the 2020-21 and 2021-22 academic years.  

  • New freshman are not required to submit an ACT or SAT to be reviewed for admission if applying for fall 2020 through summer 2022 terms.
  • For students that choose to forgo the use of a test score as a part of their admission review, additional focus will be placed on the high school grade point average and course rigor throughout the high school record.
  • ACT or SAT scores will not be required for consideration for automatic merit scholarships provided by the university
  • Most other new freshman scholarships do not require and ACT or SAT score.  For more information, visit
  • If you would like to learn more about having your application reviewed as test optional, please contact