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Welcome Back! Welcome Back, UWP Students. Thus begins the fall semester!


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Disincentive to Work

Posted on : 19-02-2014 | By : Dean | In : EN101, Teaching


Here’s the relevant clip of the 11:00 minute piece that I asked you to look at last time. Rand Paul discuses the problem with extending long term unemployment benefits:

Parkside Facts

Posted on : 05-02-2014 | By : Dean | In : EN101, Teaching, UWP



University of Wisconsin–Parkside is a public institution that was founded in 1968. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,601, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 750 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. University of Wisconsin–Parkside’s ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, Tier 2. Its in-state tuition and fees are $7,316 (2013-14); out-of-state tuition and fees are $14,889 (2013-14).

General Information

School type public, coed college
Year founded 1968
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting suburban
2012 Endowment N/A



When applying to University of Wisconsin–Parkside, it’s important to note the application deadline is July 15. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at University of Wisconsin–Parkside is $44. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 57.1 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.


Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at University of Wisconsin–Parkside is 18:1, and the school has 44.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at University of Wisconsin–Parkside include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services; Social Sciences; Visual and Performing Arts; and Psychology. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 62.5 percent.

Student Life

University of Wisconsin–Parkside has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,601, with a gender distribution of 48.1 percent male students and 51.9 percent female students. University of Wisconsin–Parkside is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.

Total enrollment 4,769


The above information was taken from: http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/university-of-wisconsin-parkside-5015

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