About University Of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Founded in 1868 as a state normal school, UW-Whitewater is a four-year, co-educational, residential college accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. More than 12,000 students and 1,200 employees make UW-Whitewater their place to study and work. Each year, students from about 40 states and 30 countries choose the university to earn their degree. Our programs have won recognition for recruiting minority students and empowering them to succeed. UW-Whitewater has a mission to serve students with disabilities.

We’re proactive in meeting the educational needs of veterans through flexible programming. Our faculty and staff from all four colleges – Arts and Communication, Business and Economics, Education and Professional Studies, and Letters and Sciences – blend research with powerful classroom experiences. As part of the hands-on learning, students participate in meaningful undergraduate research with faculty mentors.

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What employees say

“I can make a difference to many lives.”
“I work with the best faculty who genuinely care about their students.”
“The people I work with appreciate me and make working here very satisfying.”
“UWW is an amazing place.”
“The curriculum and student involvement is outstanding.”
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