Institution Profile

STUDENT PROFILE
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Enrollment10,927
Headcount Enrollment12,351
Wisconsin Students10,425
Out-of-State Students1,926
Students in Campus Housing4,277
BACKGROUND AND HISTORY

UW-Whitewater began in 1868 as Whitewater Normal School, the second such school in the state. The institution evolved into Whitewater State Teachers College in 1927, the Wisconsin State College-Whitewater in 1951, Wisconsin State University–Whitewater in 1964, and became part of the new
UW System in 1971.

ACADEMIC PROFILE
Majors and Degrees65/113
Minor Programs119
Concentration Areas0
Certificate Programs14
Graduates (Annual Average)2,676
ACADEMIC DESCRIPTION

UW-Whitewater is a regional university with a diverse offering of programs. In addition to historic strength in teacher education, UW-Whitewater is known for its College of Business and Economics. Since 1973, the university has had a particular mission of providing services to students with disabilities.

PHYSICAL PROFILE
Main Campus Acreage400
Non-Continuous Acreage0
Total Buildings57
Total Gross Square Feet3,036,239
Total Parking Spaces5,112
PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION

The UW-Whitewater campus has two portions: a south part that contains most academic, administrative, and student life functions; and a north portion that contains athletic and recreational functions, and the majority of residence hall space. The south portion is distinguished by a large glacial drumlin in the core, and four other drumlins are found on other parts of the campus. The campus is bounded on all sides by residential areas. There is no non-contiguous land.

2019-21 Capital Budget Projects

UW Systen Central Utility Repairs, Renovations, & Replacements project
UW-Whitewater Winther Hall Addition & Renovation project
2019-21 UW SYSTEM CAPITAL BUDGET REQUEST
PROJECT BUDGET GFSB PRSB CASH GIFTS BTF
Heating Plant Chiller/Cooling Tower Repl $6,937,000 $3,954,000 $2,983,000 $0 $0 $0
2019-21 PLANNING (*) AND 2021-23 ADVANCE ENUMERATION (**) REQUEST
PROJECT BUDGET GFSB PRSB CASH GIFTS BTF
Heating Plant Chiller/Cooling Tower Repl $6,937,000 $3,954,000 $2,983,000 $0 $0 $0