University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Online

by TBS Staff

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Founded as Whitewater Normal School in 1868, the university underwent several name changes before merging with the University of Wisconsin system in 1971. Today, UW-Whitewater enrolls more than 10,500 full-time students, 2,000 part-time students, and 800 exclusively online students. Students participate in courses within 17 online degrees, certificates, and alternative licensure programs in nearly a dozen different disciplines.

UW Whitewater Tuition, Accreditation, and Admissions Info


Accreditation and Approvals

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Departments offering degrees with programmatic accreditation include art, business, chemistry, communication sciences, counseling, music, occupational safety, school psychology, social work, and theatre.


Specific admission requirements vary depending on program selection, student status, and additional factors including military service. Prospective students should consult program-specific pages or an academic advisor for the most accurate information concerning admission.

UW Whitewater admissions for undergraduate online programs generally require a minimum GPA, submission of transcripts, and a minimum number of college credits or work experience. Online graduate programs require applicants to hold minimum GPA qualifications and a bachelor's degree. GMAT or GRE score requirements may be waived if an applicant meets other qualifications. UW Whitewater acceptance rate for undergraduate students is 70%.

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