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.
“I find peer review and full class workshops to be an absolutely essential learning tool. When students read their classmates’ essays and stories they learn important skills: how to analyze and talk about writing in a constructive way...”