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University of Wisconsin - Parkside 2020-2021 Admissions: Acceptance Rate, Requirements, Deadlines, Application Process

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The University of Wisconsin, Parkside opens admission for Spring and Fall semesters. UW Parkside is a public university that accepts students from all over the world. The university received about 1,651 applications out of which it accepted 1,443 candidates. Out of this, about 649 students got enrolled with the acceptance rate of 70.32%. This included full time freshmen and 90 full-time graduate students, as well as transferred students. 

Wisconsin University offers admission in more than 41 majors and 56 minors and has various programs ranging from Accounting, Social Science, Anthropology, Chemistry, Coaching etc. It also provides multiple certificate courses along with many online courses in applied biotechnology, sustainable management science, and so on. It offers admissions to students from 40 countries to study in the US.

The University of Wisconsin has a brilliant faculty of 168 members sharing a team with 4 international faculties for different programs. Admission at Wisconsin University can be easy if applicants seeking admission fulfil the eligibility criteria adequately. Average SAT score for the admitted students was 1090, whereas the class had an average high school GPA of 3.09.

Application PortalOnline Portal
Application fee (non refundable )UG: 50 USD
PG: 56 USD
Acceptance rate70.32%
Average SAT score1090
Average ACT score21
Mode of paymentCredit Card
Academic CalendarSemester –based
Intake seasonsFall/Spring
Work ExperienceRequired for graduate students
Financial AidLoans,Grants and scholarships available
International AdmissionsAdmissions
+1 262-595-2355


Applicants are requested to submit their application prior to the deadlines for them to be considered for admission in the University of Wisconsin. The University does not accept applications after the deadline.

Spring semesterAugust 1(January enrolled )
Fall SemesterJanuary 1(September enrolled )

The University of Wisconsin International Admissions

The University Of Wisconsin accepts International applicants, given that they fulfil all the eligibility requirements, meet the appropriate deadlines and provide proper proof of financial support for their first academic year.

The admission process is almost similar for both the international and domestic applicants. However international applicants need to meet some additional requirements in order to study in America.

  • Must have completed secondary education with college preparatory curriculum.
  • Meet the minimum grade point equivalency
  • Provide academic official records
  • Meet the appropriate deadlines
  • Submit various standardized test scores
  • Verified financial statement.

Admission Requirements

International applicants must satisfy the following requirements in order to be eligible for admission in the University Of Wisconsin.

  • A complete application
  • Official high school and college transcripts signed by official authority
  • Transcript evaluated by an authorized agency
  • ACT, SAT,GRE and/or TOEFL score cards need to be submitted.
    • Currently, GRE is only required by select few subjects
  • Verified financial support affidavit
  • Copy of passport
  • Sponsorship statement form
  • Original bank statement form
  • Personal Essay
  • Letter of recommendation

English Language Requirements

International Applicants are required to present one of the following scores to demonstrate English proficiency.

The minimum required score by the University are:

Proficiency TestMinimum required score
ACT English Subscore23

Visa Process for International Applicants

International applicants can apply for a Visa to study in the USA right after an application letter is issued. Students whose applications have been approved will be issued the I-20 form for the further process of getting a Visa. After receiving I-20 form and the admissions process gets completed once. Applicants can proceed further to the designated authority regarding any questions.

Applicants will be required to submit the following documents while applying for visa –

  • Valid passport
  • Visa
  • Proof of health insurance
  • Proof of residence
  • Original I-20 form
  • Fee receipt paid to The University of Wisconsin.

After the submission of the required documents, students can schedule an interview with the nearest US embassy and prepare for their visa interview.

International Financial Aid

University of Wisconsin offers merit based scholarship and grants to international students. All international applicants are eligible for these scholarships which are based on GPA, SAT/ACT scores.

UWP International Undergraduate Admissions

University of Wisconsin offers undergraduate admission in many fields, most popular being accounting, social science and biological sciences. The aspirants are required to submit transcripts and required documents to the concerned authority.

Where to apply- Online application Portal of Wisconsin University

Application fee -50 USD

Admission requirements-

Applicants must submit the following documents at the time of admission.

  • Proof of residency
  • Letter of recommendation
  • English proficiency score card for international applicants
  • Letter of recommendation
  • ACT/SAT scores
  • Academic transcripts in a sealed envelope.

UWP International Graduate Admissions

University of Wisconsin offers graduate programs in various majors including IT management, applied biotechnology, biological science, business management and in other major disciplines. 

Application Portal: Online Application

Application Fee: 56 USD 

Aspirants are required to submit their sealed transcript and other required documents to the concerned authority.

  • A complete application form 
  • Transcripts 
  • Letter of recommendation
  • English language Proficiency
  • Resume 
  • GMATor GRE scores
  • Essay required
  • Personal statement required
  • Financial Aid Scholarship, Loans, Grants.

Here are the specific detail regarding some of the major courses is given below-

RequirementsMS in Applied BiotechnologyMBAMS in IT managementMS in Biological Science
Application FeeRequiredRequiredRequiredRequired
GMAT/GRENot requiredGMAT requiredGRE requiredGRE required
Personal statementRequiredRequiredRequiredRequired

Graduate applicants are requested to send their official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended to be mailed directly from the institution(s) to UW-Parkside at this address

Admissions Office
University of Wisconsin-Parkside
900 Wood Road
Kenosha, WI 53144

Applicants are required to make the application three months prior from the date of commencement of application process. Applicants need to submit a statement of strong reason with suitable purpose for the course. The process may take up to one month for the successful process of the application and arrival of decision.

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