UW-Waukesha campus


At approximately the geographic center of Waukesha County, the University of Wisconsin-Waukeshaoccupies 86 acres on the western edge of the City of Waukesha. It is one mile south of Interstate 94 between the Hwy T and Hwy G/TT exits.

Student Body

With more than 1900 students, UW-Waukesha is the largest of the UW Colleges campuses. Approximately 30 percent are age 22 or older and over 10 percent are students of color.


The facilities include classrooms, library, science laboratories, a computer center, a study center, a greenhouse, a 337-seat theater and art gallery, a gymnasium and fitness center, soccer field, tennis courts, student lounge, diversity center, dining area and bookstore. UW-Waukesha also operates a 98-acre field station 10 miles southwest of the campus off Hwy 18 at Waterville, which includes a classroom building and two wood burning kilns. The Wildlife In Need Center is also located on the field station grounds, offering volunteer and internship opportunities to students.

Special Programs


Day and evening classes throughout the year Associate Degree Program, Guaranteed Transfer Program, certificates in several areas, honors program, Student Research Symposium, and TRIO-Student Support Services and Fresh Start assistance.

Student Services

Academic advising, peer tutoring, internships, financial aid, veteran's benefits, accessibility services, group study, career exploration, peer and mental health counseling and transfer planning. Also, provide specialized advising to returning adult students.

Extracurricular Activities

Campus life includes intramural and varsity sports, special interest clubs, student government, campus student newspaper, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, student activities and more

Community Interest Programs

Community programs include lectures, choral concerts, Jazz Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Hand Bell Choir, art exhibits and receptions and noncredit continuing education classes.