Our beautiful campusis ideally locatedbetween Milwaukee and Chicago, providing students with easy and regular access to endless cultural opportunities and experiences
Learn and create in the new $37 million Rita Tallent Picken Regional Center for Arts and Humanities, a 200,000 square foot facility that includes:
Four flexible state-of-the-art theatres
Acoustically-perfect Bedford Concert Hall
Three expansive art galleries
24 new high-tech classrooms, studios, and rehearsal halls for the arts and humanities
Virtually unlimited access to the vast University of Wisconsin library and information services
Small class sizes offer students extensive personal attention and advising from faculty and the ability to work collaboratively on research and creative projects
100% of our faculty have achieved the highest level of degrees in their discipline and continue to actively engage in significant research and creative activity
Many highly-qualified working professionals from the region serve as lecturers and bring a wealth of practical expertise and experience to our classrooms and studios.
Excellent professional apprenticeship, internship, and job opportunities for students that provide “real world” career preparation experiences that prepare them for successful careers and rewarding lives.
Frequent “study away” trips to cultural centers in America (Chicago, Milwaukee, New York City) and internationally (including England, Central America, China, India, Italy, Germany).
Many renewable scholarship and financial aid programs for students majoring in arts and humanities programs, which help to make college very affordable at UW-Parkside.
Outstanding career-placement rates for graduates -- with over 90% of our graduates successfully finding rewarding careers in a variety of professions where they actively use their skills and talents gained in the arts and humanities.