The University of Wisconsin–Whitewater (UW-Whitewater) is a residential, coed institution accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and part of the University of Wisconsin System. Located in Whitewater, the history of our college traces back to 1868 when Whitewater Normal School was established; producing its first class of teachers in 1870. We took on the name University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in 1971, after the merge of former Wisconsin State Universities and University of Wisconsin. Today, our student population comprises individuals from around 40 US states and 30 countries.
UW-Whitewater offers more than 1,000 courses across 47 undergraduate majors and 13 graduate programs. On top of these, there are numerous activities and events to keep students engaged from morning to night. These include sports, organizations, clubs, and musical concerts, among others. Our university is dedicated to professional integrity, personal growth, and respect for global perspectives and diversity. We achieve this through academic and co-curricular programs that place an emphasis on seeking understanding and knowledge.