We’re excited you’re considering the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, and we can’t wait to learn more about you and your personal and professional goals.
Get a feel for Warhawk life. We’d love to meet you and your family and show you around campus. We offer a variety of tour options and informational events that include daily tours, Warhawk Preview Days, virtual events, and student panels.
Start your freshman college application — and track your progress — conveniently online.
Ready to apply to UW-Whitewater? As you begin the application process, your dedicated admissions counselor is here to help you with any questions along the way.
Complete the UW System application
(This application is recommended for those that are intending to apply to more than one UW System school)
Complete an application on Common App
(This application is intended for those intending to apply to more than one school available on through Common App)
You will also need to submit:
After you submit your application, you’ll receive an email with information about setting up an account for our student information system, WINS. You can track your college application progress, such as what documents still might be needed.
At UW-Whitewater, you’re more than a test score and GPA; we review freshman applications from many angles, including personal characteristics that would contribute to the strengths and diversity of our campus community.
Non-academic factors we consider might include:
The most competitive freshman applications typically include positive factors that are both academic and non-academic in nature.
Academic preparation is an important part of an admission decision.
The following list identifies the minimum course requirements necessary for admission consideration. The most competitive candidates for admission to UW-Whitewater typically surpass these unit requirement totals.
We encourage you to apply to UW-Whitewater as early as possible. Although we accept students on a rolling basis, it’s possible we’ll close applications once we’ve reached our capacity for admitted freshmen.
Our freshman application deadlines are: