Why choose UW-Sheboygan?

A student standing outside on the UW-Sheboygan campus

On top of all the great reasons to attend UW Colleges, each of the campuses stand out in their own way. Here are just a few reasons why UW-Sheboygan could be the U for You! 

1) Enjoy a modern campus minutes from Lake Michigan 

UW-Sheboygan sits on 70 acres just minutes away from beautiful Lake Michigan. Recent updates to the Acuity Technology Center and Brotz Science Building give students the opportunity to learn in state-of-the-art classrooms and labs. 

2) Receive personal attention from faculty and staff 

With a student population of around 700, UW-Sheboygan offers a private school feel at a public school price. The campus’ exceptional faculty and staff make sure every student gets the instruction, guidance and attention they deserve. 

3) Attend class at the sate-of-the-art Center for Engineering Studies 

STEM careers are in high demand, and students at UW-Colleges can get their start on these valuable degrees thanks to the Center for Engineering Studies on campus. New labs and the latest equipment are available to help students learn and thrive in this exciting career field. 

4) Contribute writing, art and more to campus publications 

Students interested in sharing their written or creative work can contribute to the LUCE literary magazine or report for the campus newspaper The Voice. Each publication gives students a chance to sharpen their writing, photography or design skills and share their talents. 

5) Play a college sport 

Students  at UW-Sheboygan don't have to leave the sports they love behind when they finish high school. They have the opportunity to play a college sport  as part of the UW-Sheboygan Wombats athletic teams

6) Perform as part of a band, choir or theatre production 

Students interested in performing can join one of UW-Sheboygan’s musical or theatre groups. Musicians can play in the campus Jazz band or University Chorus, and students and community members alike come together to perform on stage and in stagecraft at the University Theatre. 

7) Take advantage of hands-on science learning 

UW-Sheboygan provides numerous opportunities to get hands-on experience in a number of unique fields. Students can expand their knowledge and gain skills in aquaponics, beekeeping and green energy. 

8) Get inspired by the Fine Arts Gallery 

The UW-Sheboygan Fine Arts Gallery presents a variety of art exhibits throughout the year. Students can learn about emerging artists and meet established professionals in the field. 

9) Benefit from UW-Sheboygan Foundation scholarships 

Students can earn more than $100,000 worth of scholarships from the UW-Sheboygan Foundation. It’s one more way UW Colleges makes higher education affordable. 

10) Earn a Bachelor’s degree right on campus 

As part of the UW System, UW-Sheboygan partners with schools like UW-Milwaukee and UW-Platteville to provide students comprehensive four-year degree programs. Students can earn their bachelor’s degrees in fields like engineering, nursing, organization administration or a host of other disciplines.

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