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Currently or Previously Affiliated Institutions - 03/29/2015

The directory of institutions provides information on institutions accredited by the Commission, those holding candidate for accreditation status, and those that previously held status, but have since closed, merged, or had their status withdrawn. It includes the Statement of Affiliation Status and Organizational Profile for each currently accredited and candidate institution, any Public Disclosure Notices that have been issued, and the most recent action letters from reaffirmations of accreditation occurring after June 2013.

Information provided on the Statement of Affiliation Status reflects the most recent actions of the Commission. The Commission has a multi-level decision process. Any institutional changes that are currently under review are not made public until final action has been taken.

**During the transition to the new Pathways model for reaffirmation of accreditation, some scheduled events are not displayed on this version of the Statement of Affiliation Status. Institutions can refer to the transition maps in the Open and Standard Pathways booklets for the timing of reviews. Institutions that have questions about other scheduled events should contact their HLC staff liaison.**

University of Wisconsin Colleges

432 North Lake St.
Madison, WI 53706
(888) 463-6892 (Main Phone)


Statement of Affiliation Status Click here for definitions...

Chief Executive Officer: Dr. Cathy Sandeen, Chancellor
Name change notes: University of Wisconsin Centers to University of Wisconsin Colleges (7/25/97)
HLC Institution ID: 1720
Current Accreditation Status: Accredited
Accreditation Date(s): 07/25/1977

Summary of Commission Review

Historical notes: Prior to 1972, existed as branch campuses accredited under the umbrella of various of the University of Wisconsin and State University of Wisconsin four-year institutions.;

Last Reaffirmation of Accreditation: 2012 - 2013

Next Reaffirmation of Accreditation: 2022 - 2023

Last Date of Information Change: 07/07/2014

Control: Public
Degrees Awarded (details below): Associates, Bachelors, Certificate

Organizational Profile Click here for definitions...

Enrollment Headcount (last updated: 11/18/2014)
  Full-Time                       Part-Time
Undergraduate: 8,015   5,932
Graduate: 0   0
Dual enrollment (high school) programs:   466  

Degree Programs (last updated: 11/18/2014)
  Programs Offered   Degrees Awarded in Last Reported Year
Associate Degrees 1   1,715
Bachelors Degrees 1   0
Masters Degrees 0   0
Specialist Degrees 0   0
Doctoral Degrees 0   0
Certificate Programs (last updated: 11/18/2014)
  Programs Offered   Certificates Awarded in Last Reported Year
Certificates 7   8

Off-Campus Activities (last updated: 08/17/2013)

In-State:   Campuses:   UW Baraboo/Sauk County - Baraboo, WI; UW Fond du Lac - Fond du Lac, WI; UW Rock County - Janesville, WI; UW Manitowoc - Manitowoc, WI; UW Marinette - Marinette, WI; UW Marshfield/Wood County - Marshfield, WI; UW Fox Valley - Menasha, WI; UW Barron County - Rice Lake, WI; UW Richland - Richland Center, WI; UW Sheboygan - Sheboygan, WI; UW Waukesha - Waukesha, WI; UW Marathon County - Wausau, WI; UW Washington County - West Bend, WI;
    Additional Locations:   None.
Out-of-State:   Campuses:   None.
    Additional Locations:   None.
Out-of-U.S.:   Campuses:   None.
    Additional Locations:   None.