The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) holds the top ranked Research 1 status of the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. UWM prepares students academically and professionally for the global economy. Every student has the opportunity to succeed at UWM with Bachelor, Master and Ph.D. programs in an over 180 disciplines, extensive student resources, world-class faculty, and an outstanding research agenda. UWM is a premier doctoral research university with 34 doctoral degree programs maintaining high quality research. Undergraduate students also have the opportunity to participate in research through the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP). Building on a strong tradition of undergraduate research at UWM, the UROP makes it possible for even first- and second-year undergraduates to participate first-hand in the University's research mission. UWM also has an outstanding Intensive English and English for Academic Purposes program offering conditional and dual admission to undergraduate students. Graduate students can be admitted requiring some additional English language study and enroll in both academic and English for Academic Purposes courses. Milwaukee is the largest city and the business, financial, industrial and cultural heart of the state of Wisconsin. Arts, sports and cultural festivals are held year-round. UWM is located in a quiet, safe and attractive neighborhood within walking distance of Lake Michigan and public parks. Although metropolitan, Milwaukeeâs community makes it feel like a small town.