Top 10 Reasons to Attend

UW-Washington County offers the advantages of both a small, private college and a publicly funded university! It is your best start to a University of Wisconsin degree and unlimited job and career opportunities.

First Class Education

A first-class University of Wisconsin education from experienced faculty who are dedicated to teaching.

Affordable Tuition

Save tuition dollars by attending a campus close to home (plus you'll save substantial money on housing and transportation costs). You can use this money for your junior and senior years and graduate school. Many of our students are able to keep existing jobs while attending school and graduate from college debt-free!  See campus fact sheet on tuition, faculty compensation and more!

Small Classes

Personal attention in small classes — faculty and staff get to know you at UW-Washington County. You're not a number here. Guidance is also available for admissions, financial aid and academic advising.

Guaranteed Transfer

The UW Guaranteed Transfer Program is a promise from the University of Wisconsin System that you can begin your education at UW-Washington County and be guaranteed admission to any UW System institution as a junior. 

Unlimited Major and Career Options 

UW-WC will be your best start on over 200 majors.

Flexible Class Schedules

Classes availabledays and evenings throughout the year plus online classes to meet your busy schedule. Summer and Winterim sessions are also available.

Save Money on Living Expenses 

Live at home, keep your job, and stay in touch with your friends.

State-of-the-Art Facilities 

UW-WC has high tech classrooms, modern science and computer labs, and fitness center.

Extracurricular Participation and Leadership Opportunities 

In addition to a strong Athletic programs, student organizations are many. They include: newspaper, theater, music, student government, and a wide variety of student-interest clubs. 

Bachelor degree programs

Through our partnerships with UW-Milwaukee, UW-Oshkosh and UW-Platteville, students can complete a bachelor degree without leaving the West Bend campus. Bachelor degrees in Communications, Organizational Administration, Information Resources, and Nursing are available through UW-Milwaukee. A Bachelor of Liberal Studies with an emphasis in Leadership is available in an accelerated evening format through UW-Oshkosh. A Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering through UW-Platteville will be available in fall 2008. The Madison Connections Program is also available to qualified students who plan to complete their junior and senior year at the Madison campus.