UW-Waukesha is a freshmen and sophomore campus, located in Waukesha, WI. The campus was founded in 1966 and opened with 500 students. Today the campus averages 2,000 students who come from a variety of backgrounds, academic preparation and ages.
The strength of the UW-Waukesha campus is the priority given to teaching. Relationships are fostered with the community, other UW campuses and educational institutions to set up our students for success. Consider us the place where you come for The Best Start for the Life You Want.
Many students choose to come to UW-Waukesha because it is close to home and tuition is manageable. While both reasons are logical and true, many students who become part of the campus community discover rich and rewarding opportunities which provide a foundation that carries them forward no matter what their next step is.
“My research on Antarctica’s ancient climate change and Greenland’s modern climate change has enhanced my appreciation of Earth’s fragile systems and the interconnectedness of all things on our planet. I bring my passion of the natural...”