UW-Platteville sees 13% increase in freshman class

Written by Alison Parkins on |
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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville announced its preliminary fall enrollment estimates, which include 1,430 students in the new freshman class – a 13% increase over last year.

"I am encouraged by this tremendous increase in the freshman class, and I look forward to building on this momentum by continuing to focus on improving recruitment, as well as retention rates,” said UW-Platteville Interim Chancellor Dr. Tammy Evetovich. “Everyone at the university plays a role in recruitment. This achievement is a testament to the tireless work of all of our faculty and staff, whom I thank for their commitment to serving our students and providing them with the best education." 

Total projected enrollment at UW-Platteville for the 2022-23 academic year is 6,462. 

UW-Platteville is beginning its 157th academic year with much to celebrate, including the recent grand opening of Sesquicentennial Hall, the newest $55 million state-of-the-art engineering building. The university continues to be a leader in science, technology, agriculture and engineering fields, with unique initiatives in microsystems and nanotechnology, forensic investigation, and renewable energy. UW-Platteville is consistently ranked as the best public institution in Wisconsin for value by Payscale. For more information on the university, visit www.uwplatt.edu.