The University of Wisconsin–Parkside is a four-year public university located in Kenosha, Wisconsin. It is part of the University of Wisconsin System.

UW - Parkside

Parkside is a student-centered university offering undergraduate, graduate, and associate degree programs. Choosing a college is all about the fit – with the people, place, and programs. At Parkside, you’ll find challenging academics, a diverse student body, a beautiful location, a variety of activities, a mix of online and in-person classes, and faculty and staff who want to help you succeed.




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Master of Business Administration at UW-Parkside

When you choose a Parkside MBA program, you can be assured of receiving a valuable return on your investment. We empower you with the knowledge and practical skills vital to achieving personal and professional success in your changing local and global communities. You can complete our MBA program in as few as 12 months and is offered to you in a format that fits your specific needs, face-to-face, blended, and 100% online.

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The Arts

Theater, music, visual art at Parkside

Since 1968, the University of Wisconsin-Parkside has continued to build a reputation as an outstanding liberal arts institution with particularly strong fine arts programs. With The Rita Tallent Picken Center for Arts and Humanities, our state-of-the-art instructional facilities and stunning performance venues match our award-winning academic programs and provide even greater community access.

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Academics at Parkside

At Parkside, we make academic exploration easy. We combine our selection of majors, minors, pre-professional programs, and certificates, with flexible, interdisciplinary opportunities.
With 41 majors, 56 minors, 8 graduate programs, multiple certificates, pre-professional programs, and online degrees -- the pathway to brightening your future starts right here at Parkside. Our programs, professors, and staff are dedicated to helping you find and fulfill your passions in life.
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Ranger Athletics

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside Athletics Department is committed to a balanced student-athlete experience that develops future leaders and active community members. As the only NCAA Division II athletic program in the state of Wisconsin, we strive to live the “Life in the Balance” philosophy by promoting academic excellence, athletic success, and community engagement to ensure personal growth and development.

UW-Parkside Athletics

Campus Life

Do something amazing.

Whether you’re looking for experience to supplement your career ambitions or just want to try something fun, we offer a variety of ways - clubs and organizations, student government, leadership - to do the things you'll love. Find meaningful volunteer opportunities. Pledge Greek life. Become the next student body president. Do something amazing.

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Parkside excels at National Team Sales Competitions

UW-Parkside’s Sales program has quickly established its reputation as one of the premier collegiate sales talent development programs in the Midwest. Our students develop into talented sales professionals through a rigorous academic program and competitive sales experience. What began in 2010, now boasts 47 competition awards -- including numerous 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place team and individual awards

The National Collegiate Sales Team at UW-Parkside