University of Wisconsin-Parkside

Kenosha, WI

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 3,244
Graduate Enrollment: 767
Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Suburb: Midsize (outside principal city, in urbanized area with population of at least 100,000 but less than 250,000)
Four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential // full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 74.97%

Male/Female: 43% / 57% (2017)

First generation college students: 40.9% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 5.4% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.8% (2017)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,085


2022 Median Admit ACT: 21
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 18 - 24

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 55.9% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 27.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 17.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 10.8% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 62.6%
Black: 7.5%
Hispanic: 19.7%
Asian: 2.9%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.2%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 5.2%
Non-resident alien: 1.5%
Unknown race: 0.4%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $16,490
In-State tuition: $7,444
Out-of-State tuition: $15,714

Estimated books and supplies: $600 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $7,826 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $4,003 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $8,550 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $4,003 (2022)

Average Family Income: $68,181 (2017)
Median Family Income: $42,730 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 34.3%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 40.8%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $20,492 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $217 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $7,209
$30k-48k $8,337
$48k-75k $11,811
$75k-110k $15,864
$110k+ $16,240

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 18%
6-year graduation rate: 42%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 95.5% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $20,492 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $8,751 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $14,250 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $15,102 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 58.8% (2015)
@3 year 66.3% (2017)
@5 year 77.3% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 39.9% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 43.6% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $35,907 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $45,996 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 9 $26,925 $224 $28,074 ($2,340)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Chemistry. 8
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 14
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Area Studies. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Communication and Media Studies. 15
Master's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Philosophy. 1
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 18 $70,490 ($5,874)
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 41 $14,760 $158 $44,735 ($3,728) $62,492 ($5,208)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 2
Bachelor's Degree Management Information Systems and Services. 18 $26,349 $246 $48,256 ($4,021)
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 34 $20,900 $198 $41,239 ($3,437) $47,994 ($4,000)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma General Sales, Merchandising and Related Marketing Operations. 13
Bachelor's Degree History. 18
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 4
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 9
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 43 $26,000 $233 $36,746 ($3,062) $37,067 ($3,089)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer and Information Sciences, General. 8
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 29
Master's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 12
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer Software and Media Applications. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other. 4
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 15
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 7
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma English Language and Literature, General. 3
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 15 $29,671 ($2,473)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 3
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 3
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 12 $31,528 ($2,627)
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 45 $28,500 $218 $32,234 ($2,686)
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 8
Master's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Neurobiology and Neurosciences. 4
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 12
Bachelor's Degree International/Global Studies. 6
Bachelor's Degree Sustainability Studies. 4
Master's Degree Sustainability Studies. 6
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 2
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 42 $25,349 $219 $31,098 ($2,592) $62,261 ($5,188)
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 6
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 80 $24,375 $224 $28,574 ($2,381) $41,174 ($3,431)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Psychology, Other. 22
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 64 $20,745 $207 $36,505 ($3,042) $46,689 ($3,891)
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 9
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Geography and Cartography. 4
Bachelor's Degree Geography and Cartography. 5
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 7
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Sociology. 12
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 21 $26,250 $196 $31,667 ($2,639) $40,107 ($3,342)
Bachelor's Degree Visual and Performing Arts, General. 22
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Design and Applied Arts. 1
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 14 $27,000 $259 $20,674 ($1,723)
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 11
Bachelor's Degree Music. 3
Master's Degree Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General. 2
Bachelor's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 14 $32,322
Bachelor's Degree Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. 17 $18,095 $167 $31,880 ($2,657)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business/Commerce, General. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Administration, Management and Operations. 12
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 128


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $66,699
Full time faculty: 69%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 17.0

School's endowment start of year: $10,811,318 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $14,534,690 (2022)