About the Area

The University of Wisconsin-Waukesha occupies 86 acres on the western edge of the city of Waukesha (population 72,000) about one mile south of Interstate 94 and less than 20 miles west of downtown Milwaukee.

The city of Waukesha is the county seat and largest city in Waukesha County, which is the state’s third most populous.  The county has the 52nd highest median household income in the United States and the highest in Wisconsin.