UW-Whitewater: At record enrollment again

Contact: — Sara Kuhl

262.472.1194 (office)

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is again at record enrollment for the 2015-2016 academic year.

The preliminary enrollment figure, taken on the 10th day of classes, shows that UW-Whitewater has 12,325 students. That’s an increase of 166 students over last year’s record enrollment of 12,159. The university has had record enrollment five of the last six years.

“We are proud that so many students have selected UW-Whitewater as their university home,” Chancellor Beverly Kopper said. “Our vibrant academic programs mixed with a high-energy campus life makes us a great choice for students. We offer an exceptional education at a real value and that’s important to our families who select UW-Whitewater.”

UW-Whitewater has seen an upward trend in enrollment in recent years. Here is a list of the recent record enrollments:

2009-2010 – 11,139
2010-2011 – 11,557
2011-2012 – 11,643
2012-2013 – 12,031
2014-2015 – 12,159
2015-2016 – 12,325 (preliminary enrollment)