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IPEDS ID: 491303
OPE ID: 00389700
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University of Wisconsin Colleges Flex
All programs offered completely via Distance education
780 Regent St, Madison, Wisconsin 53708
General information:  (877) 895-3276
Website:  flex.wisconsin.edu
Type:  2-year, Public
Awards offered:  Associate's degree
Campus setting:  City: Large
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  54 (all undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  20 to 1
Admissionsflex.wisconsin.edu/getting-started/admission/
Apply Onlineflex.wisconsin.edu/getting-started/admission/
Financial Aidflex.wisconsin.edu/tuition-financial-aid/
Net Price Calculatorflex.wisconsin.edu/tuition-financial-aid/tuition/net-price-calculator/
Tuition Policies for Servicemembers and Veteransflex.wisconsin.edu/getting-started/veterans/
Disability Servicesflex.wisconsin.edu/handbook/uwext-student-handbook/disability-services/
Mission Statement
  The University of Wisconsin Colleges is a multi-campus institution that prepares students for success at the baccalaureate level of education, provides the first two years of a liberal arts general education that is accessible and affordable, and advances the Wisconsin Idea by bringing the resources of the University to the people of the state and the communities that provide and support its campuses.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Nontraditional
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
Distance education – undergraduate programs offered
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
  • Faculty data not available.
Average undergraduate student tuition and fees for academic year2018-2019
Tuition$6,750
Fees$0
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid12850%$52,489$1,875
Pell grants2545%$48,454$1,938
Federal student loans5089%$61,444$1,229
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
  • This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergraduate-level students in 2017-2018, therefore net price information was not reported.
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Fall 2017
Total enrollment (all undergraduate)54
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment12
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 4%
Part-time: 96%Student Gender:
Male: 41%
Female: 59%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 2%
Asian: 0%
Black or African American: 7%
Hispanic/Latino: 4%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 87%
Two or more races: 0%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
Non-resident alien: 0%
Undergraduate Student Age
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 22%
25 and over: 78%
Age unknown: 0%
Undergraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 100%
Enrolled in some distance education: -1%
Not enrolled in any distance education: -1%
Undergraduate application fee (2018-2019): $50
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2018
TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants945
Percent admitted44%50%40%
Percent admitted who enrolled50%50%50%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommendedConsidered but not required
Secondary school GPAX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
Formal demonstration of competenciesX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
  • 1. Secondary School GPA is required if an applicant does not already possess a bachelor's degree, otherwise it is only recommended. 2. SAT/ACT is required if an applicant is under the age of 22 and has no prior post-secondary experience.
  • SAT/ACT is required if an applicant is under the age of 22 and has no prior post-secondary experience.
  • This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergraduate-level students in the cohort year, therefore graduation rate information was not reported.
  • Institutions that were not open or did not admit entering undergraduates were not required to report Outcome Measures information.
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2017-2018
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramAssociate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other5d
Category total5d
Grand total5
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2017-2018
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits: 1
DoD Tuition Assistance Program: 2
  • Average amounts of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution are withheld to preserve the privacy of individuals.
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution.
  • No accreditation data reported for this institution.
  • No campus security data reported for this institution.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
  • This institution is not found on the current Federal loan default rates database. Cohort Default Rate (CDR) data are not included when number of borrowers entering repayment includes 10 or fewer borrowers for all 3 cohort years.