Overview

Student Profile

  • 1,262 Students (Fall 2013)
  • New Freshmen: 463
  • 54% full-time; 46% part-time
  • 25% students age 22+

Top five high schools for new first-year students are: Wausau West, D.C. Everest, Wausau East, Merrill and Marathon.

Faculty

  • 78% have Ph.D.'s or the highest degree in their field
  • 23 is the average class size

Faculty want you to succeed and encourage you to visit them in their offices to answer questions, explore your ideas or just to chat.

Campus life

Getting involved is a big part of college life! UWMC has:

  • 20+ student organizations
  • 5 intercollegiate sports teams
  • 1 fieldhouse with fitness center, pool, gym & racquetball courts
  • 1 residence hall with activities that promote friendships
  • 2 art buildings open long hours
  • 78 acre Marathon Park adjacent to campus, with hiking/biking trail, baseball diamonds, skating and curling rinks
  • close to downhill and cross-country skiing, lakes, shopping mall, grocery stores and restaurants

As a first-year student, you will have the opportunity to:

  • star in theatre productions
  • run the student government
  • attend music events, interesting lectures and panels
  • be on staff of the student newspaper or literary magazine

Easy to Get Around

Our main academic building includes:

  • student union and bookstore
  • library and theater
  • planetarium and greenhouse
  • computer and tutoring labs
  • campus cafeteria and dining rooms
  • classrooms and offices

UWMC also has two art buildings, a fieldhouse, the residence hall and a theatre/classroom/office building currently under construction.

Residence hall

  • UWMC is the only two-year UW campus with a traditional residence hall.
  • Marathon Hall houses over 160 students in a living-learning environment that promotes social and life skills.
  • Campus Dining Services offers several meal plan options for UWMC students, faculty, staff and those living in our residence hall.