Admission to the University
This pane clears float!
To All Applicant
This section provides general admission information for degreeseeking and special students. Professional development courses or courses for personal enjoyment can be found in the Continuing Education section. Those who intend to earn a degree or become a special student must apply for admission to the university. The preferred method to apply electronically, but paper applications are available through the Office of Admission. Please see the UW-Platteville home page for specific instructions. If degree-seeking applicants know the field of study they intend to pursue, they may indicate that choice on the application. If applicants are still deciding, they may indicate undecided as their choice. Some majors require additional standards for admission.
All applicants must provide the university with accurate information about personal and educational history. Students who intentionally falsify or omit information, as part of their university record will be suspended.
Admission procedures and standards vary somewhat from group to group. The following is a definition of each category. Locate the appropriate category, then find the subsection which discusses that category for information needed in order to be admitted to UW-Platteville.
New Freshmen Students
Graduates of high schools in the United States and those who will be graduating. International students who wish to enter as freshmen should refer to the international student admission section of this chapter. Read more...
Applicants who have a minimum of 12 earned college credits at another university, vocational or technical college as a matriculated student and wish to transfer to UW-Platteville. Read more...
Students who have attended UW-Platteville as degree-seeking students in the past and wish to take classes again at the university. Read more...
Students who wish to further their education, but are not immediately seeking a degree from UW-Platteville. Students in this category are ineligible for financial aid. Read more...
High School Special Students
Students currently enrolled in high school who apply to UWPlatteville for concurrent coursework. Read more...
Youth Options Students
High school students who wish to take university courses under the youth option program receive approval through their school district. Read more...
Students who enroll at UW-Platteville under an educational visa. Read more...
Students who are defined in the Board of Regents Policy (87-8) Non-Traditional Admission will be considered according to the criteria under UW-Platteville’s comprehensive review policy.
UW-Platteville is assisting the tri-state region to develop its workforce. The Tri-State Initiative has increased the number of students from the neighboring states of Illinois and Iowa attending and graduating from UW-Platteville. TSI is assisting new and continuing Wisconsin and tri-state businesses in addressing critical workforce needs. The initiative has had a transforming effect on the campus and community. The initiative features competitive pricing with other tristate institutions when annual tuition, fees, room, board and books are included. Tuition monies from the students who enroll as a part of the initiative remain at UW-Platteville, paying for increased faculty and staff, program development, new academic buildings and residence halls. Learn more about TSI by visiting the TSI website.
This pane clears float!