Institution Profile

STUDENT PROFILE
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Enrollment22,260
Headcount Enrollment27,119
Wisconsin Students22,904
Out-of-State Students4,215
Students in Campus Housing3,155
BACKGROUND AND HISTORY

UW-Milwaukee began in 1885 as Milwaukee Normal School, moving to its present site in 1909. Later it became Milwaukee State Teachers College and the Wisconsin State College of Milwaukee. In 1956, it merged with University of Wisconsin to become the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and in 1971
was made part of the present University of Wisconsin System. In 1994, UWM was designated as a Research II University, and is now classified as a RU/H Research University (high research activity).

ACADEMIC PROFILE
Majors and Degrees184
Minor Programs76
Concentration Areas417
Certificate Programs106
Graduates (Annual Average)5,158
ACADEMIC DESCRIPTION

UW-Milwaukee is one of two doctoral campuses in the UW System, and is the second largest UW System institution. UWM currently has 14 schools and colleges with 94 undergraduate programs, and 32 doctoral degrees, with a university-wide focus on academic research, teaching, and community service.

PHYSICAL PROFILE
Main Campus Acreage104
Non-Continuous Acreage570
Total Buildings74
Total Gross Square Feet8,356,470
Total Parking Spaces2,844
PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION

The 104-acre campus is located in a residential area on Milwaukee’s upper East Side. The Kenwood Campus was assembled from land and buildings of five adjacent institutions. The nineteen-acre Downer Woods Natural Area is protected from development by state statute. Non-contiguous sites include properties on the east side, the University Services and Research Building northwest of campus, the University Center for Continuing Education and the Zilber School of Public Health downtown, the Great Lakes Research Facility on the south side, and a biology field station. In addition to on-campus housing, two residential facilities on the east side which are owned by the UWM Foundation, are operated by campus housing.

2019-21 Capital Budget Projects

UW-Milwaukee Chemistry Building Central Utilites Extension project
UW-Milwaukee Engineering Building/Central Utilites Extension project
UW-Milwaukee Student Union Renovation project
UW-Milwaukee Klotche Center Annex Addition project

 

2019-21 ENUMERATION REQUESTS
PROJECT BUDGET GFSB PRSB CASH GIFTS BTF
Chemistry Bldg/Utilities Extension $129,535,000 $129,535,000 $0 $0 $0 $0
Student Union Renovation $40,723,000 $0 $35,000,000 $5,723,000 $0 $0
Klotsche Center Annex Addition $7,000,000 $0 $0 $7,00,000 $0 $0

 

2019-21 PLANNING AND 2021-23 ADVANCE ENUMERATION REQUEST
PROJECT BUDGET GFSB PRSB CASH GIFTS BTF
Engineering Bldg/Central Utilities Exten $103,258,500 $95,417,000 $0 $0 $0 $7,841,500