Student Population at UWM
2022 Student Population
A total of 23,829 students have enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee - 19,411 undergraduate and 4,418 graduate.
By gender, 10,428 male and 13,401 female students are attending the school. By attendance status, there are 18,442 full-time students and 5,387 part-time students.
The number of students at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is very large compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Wisconsin. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Rutgers University-Newark and George Mason University, its population is relatively small (average population is 26,791).
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee offers online degree/certificate programs and 3,508 students enrolled in online programs.
Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status
By gender, there are 10,428 male and 13,401 female students attending the school. The male-to-female ratio is 0.78 to 1 and the ratio is average (the average male-to-female ratio over all U.S. colleges is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status.
Gender Distribution Table
Gedner Distribution Chart
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity
By race/ethnicity, there are 15,414 White students (64.69%) and 2,959 Hispanic students (12.42%) at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity Table
|American Indian or Alaska Native||62||17||45|
|Black or African American||1,386||523||863|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||24||13||11|
|Two or More Races||849||351||498|
|American Indian or Alaska Native||16||6||10|
|Black or African American||245||79||166|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||5||4||1|
|Two or More Races||116||39||77|
Race/Ethnicity Distribution Chart
Enrollment by Student Age
By age, there are 17,302 students whose age under twenty five and 3,485 students whose age is over thirty years old at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Especially, 478 students are younger than eighteen and 32 students are older than sixty five.
The following table and chart show the student population by student age at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Enrollment by Student Age Table
|65 and over||15||9||6|
|65 and over||17||8||9|
Student Age Distribution Chart
Online Student Population
At University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 15,665 students (65.74% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 3,508 students enrolled exclusively in online classes (i.e. no off-line attendance required) and others are taking online courses with off-line courses. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 2,947 students live in Wisconsin where University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is located in and 493 students have enrolled from other states.
Online Enrollment Table
|Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes||3,508||2,401||1,107|
|Enrolled Some in Online Classes||12,157||10,746||1,411|
|Not Enrolled in Online Classes||8,164||6,264||1,900|
|Total (Enrolled Excl.)||3,508||2,401||1,107|
|Other State in U.S.||493||220||273|
|Outside of U.S.||67||42||25|