University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Category: Large public | State: WI

About University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) provides an affordable, world-class education to 27,000 students from 92 countries. Its 15 schools and colleges include Wisconsin's only schools of architecture, freshwater sciences and public health. As one of the nation's top research universities, UWM partners with leading companies in Wisconsin and beyond to advance knowledge, bring new discoveries to market and prepare students for work in a global economy. Eighty percent of our 185,000 alumni live and work in Wisconsin, further contributing the state's health, vibrancy and economic growth.

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Military Student Support & Retention

Why you should attend?

UWM enrolls 1,000+ veterans; the most in a six-state region. Support for military students begins during admission and continues through graduation and job placement. The Military and Veterans Resource Center (MAVRC) is a first-stop shop for veterans and their family members. Programing includes but is not limited to: veteran-specific orientations, Priority enrollment each semester, "Serving Those Who Serve Breakfast", "Milwaukee-area Student Veterans Ball", annual veteran graduation ceremony with cords, a full-time VA Vet Success counselor assigned to campus, Veterans Upward Bound Program, and an active Student Veterans of America Chapter.

Why we are a great choice for military spouses?

Our school has instituted policies to address the concerns and needs of military spouses and their families. We've constructed our admissions, retention, career counseling, and mentoring programs to help alleviate the difficulties faced by military spouses. Our flexible learning options and degree continuation programs are designed to accommodate deployments and relocation.


Top Degrees


A program that prepares individuals to practice the profession of accounting and to perform related business functions. Includes instruction in accounting principles and theory, financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, budget control, tax accounting, legal aspects of accounting, auditing, reporting procedures, statement analysis, planning and consulting, business information systems, accounting research methods, professional standards and ethics, and applications to specific for-profit, public, and non-profit organizations.

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