- Innovative programs such as The
Milwaukee Experience, Project Assist,
and the first Beginning Teacher Assistance
Program in the United States have earned
national recognition for the College of
- The CPA examination scores achieved
by UW-Whitewater's accounting
graduates have consistently ranked the
University among the top ten colleges and
universities nationally every year since
- UW-Whitewater features a diverse
student body that includes the third largest
minority enrollment in the University of
- With its special mission to serve students
with disabilities, the University has
invested more than $2 million in
improvements to guarantee barrier-free
access to all campus buildings. As such,
UW-Whitewater ranks among the top five
universities nationally in accessibility.
- The UW-Whitewater Office of Disabled
Student Services has earned a reputation
for innovative programs as demonstrated
by its receipt of the American Association
of State Colleges and University's top
national award in 1994.
- For the fourth time, the UW-Whitewater
Management Computer Systems Program
was ranked as the number one four-year
computing degree program in the United
States and Canada by the Data
Processing Management Association.
UW-Whitewater is the only institution to
receive the number one ranking more than
- Due to the development and
implementation of an innovative General
Education curriculum, universities
throughout the country regard
UW-Whitewater as having a model
program and actively seek out its counsel
in revising their own programs.
- The UW-Whitewater Business
Education Program earned the 1994 and
1997 national four-year university award
from the Business Education Division of
the American Vocational Association.
- UW-Whitewater has built a tradition of
success among its 19 men's and women's
intercollegiate athletic programs.
- The UW-Whitewater Office of
Continuing Education and Graduate
Studies reaches out to its constituency and
annually attracts over 30,000 people to a
variety of camps, programs, and
- The Wisconsin Innovation Service
Center is a highly respected operation
which provides comprehensive evaluations
of thousands of new product ideas and is
the only non-profit service of its kind in
- The UW-Whitewater chapter of the
Association of Collegiate Entrepreneurs
has earned more awards from the national
organization than any other college or
university in the United States.
- UW-Whitewater serves as a cultural
center for the region through the visual and
performing arts programming offered in
the Center of the Arts and the Irvin L.
Young Auditorium, serving a combined
annual audience of 100,000 area
- The America's Best Colleges, published
by "U.S. News and World Report"
magazine has listed UW-Whitewater in its
tier one ranking of Midwestern regional
colleges and universities.