University of Wisconsin-Parkside Rankings

By | April 19, 2020

Located in Kenosha, WI, University of Wisconsin-Parkside is one of the best universities in the state of Wisconsin. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for University of Wisconsin-Parkside in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is University of Wisconsin-Parkside.

900 Wood Road Kenosha, WI 53141-2000
Phone: (262) 595-2355
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Rankings: University of Wisconsin–Parkside

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.1
Graduation and retention ranking: 235
Average freshman retention rate: 62.8%
6-year graduation rate: 32.0%
Predicted graduation rate: 40%
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): -8
Faculty resources ranking: 222
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 51.7%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 6.9%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 19:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 82.5%
Student selectivity ranking: 226
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 18-22
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 7%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 28%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 78.7%
Financial resources rank: 235
Alumni giving rank: 246
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 2.2%

Essential Facts: University of Wisconsin–Parkside

  • University of Wisconsin – Parkside is considered to be above average in overall diversity, and is ranked #801 nationwide.
  • UW–Parkside is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II for athletics. The Rangers compete in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.
  • This could mean that class sizes may be larger than they are at other colleges or universities or that professors may be required to teach more classes.

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General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 14%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 2%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 2%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 50%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 60%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA II
Men’s scholarship sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, track and field (outdoor), wrestling
Women’s scholarship sports: basketball, cross country, soccer, softball, track and field (outdoor), volleyball
Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra