Center for Global Education
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We are happy you are considering the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. We are proud of our campus and look forward to the opportunity to assist you. If you have questions we haven't covered, you may contact us any time via email:

You should apply as an international freshman if:

  •  You are not a US citizen or legal permanent resident
  • You want to pursue an undergraduate degree
  •  You have never enrolled at a higher education institution

Submit an application at

  •  Submit application first and only after that send the supporting documents. That would facilitate the processing of all the materials.
  • Make sure your name on the application is the same as it appears in your passport
  • Make sure that the Permanent Home Address is your home country address even if you currently live in the US
  • Your Mailing Address can be your US address if you have one
  • If you do not have a Social Security Number (SSN), you can leave that field blank

Submit an official evaluation by ECEWES ,China Credential Services and OneEarthEvaluation of secondary level credentials. Please request an evaluation that includes a GPA. We do not accept evaluations by other companies.

    Submit one satisfactory score from our accepted scores list.

    •  Our code at ETS for TOEFL submission is 1921
    • You can send a clear scan of your own copy of IELTS Test Report Form
    • For submission instructions of other scores on our accepted list please contact

    Submit the Certification of Finances Form

    • You can send the filled form electronically to
    • If you have more than one sponsor, each of the sponsors should sign a separate Certification of Finance

    Submit a bank statement showing enough liquid funds to cover the total cost outlined here

    •  You can send the bank statement electronically to
    • The bank statement must be issued within 6 months of intended start date
    • The bank statement must be in the name(s) of your sponsor(s)
    • If more than one person owns the account on the bank statement, each of the account holders must sign a separate Certification of Finances

    Submit the biographical page in your passport electronically to

    We recommend submitting the online application and all the supporting materials prior to these dates:

    • Fall semester start: 1st of July
    • Spring semester start: 1st of December

    Applications received after that date may be considered, however, admission will depend on the amount of time available for visa processing.  

    McCutchan Hall
    239 Prince Street
    Whitewater, WI 53190

    Study Abroad
    McCutchan Hall
    Room 204
    (262) 472-5759

    International Student Support
    McCutchan Hall
    Room 220
    (262) 472-4992

    International Admissions
    McCutchan Hall 208
    (262) 472-1440