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Graduation Requirements
The following information is provided as an initial source of graduation requirement information. Students must contact the advising office in their school/college to obtain detailed graduation requirement information. Students must also notify the graduation processing unit in advance of your intent to graduate by applying on PAWS at the end of your final semester. Degree requirements for each School/College are:

General Degree Requirements for the University
Generally, to be a candidate for the Bachelor's Degree, students must satisfactorily complete the following:
  • A minimum of 120 undergraduate credits in courses numbered 100 through 500.
  • The General Education requirements, university requirements and all major and/or minor requirements.
  • A minimum GPA of 2.000 or better both overall and in the major and minor fields; Business Administration and Accounting majors must have a cumulative GPA of 2.500 overall.
  • A minimum of 30 credits overall and half of upper-level credits in majors and minors must be earned in residence at UW-Milwaukee.

School of Architecture and Urban Planning
 A total of 120 credits are required for graduation.
  • Satisfactory completion of the General Education requirements, university requirements and all major and/or minor requirements.
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.500 or better is required for all UWM credits and for all Level 2 credits attempted.
  • A minimum of 24 credits must be earned in residence at UW-Milwaukee.

Peck School of the Arts
 A total of 120-130 credits are required for graduation (total credits required vary based on major)
  • Satisfactory completion of the General Education requirements, university requirements and all major and/or minor requirements.
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.000-2.750 is required (GPA requirements varies based on major).
  • Satisfactory completion of the curriculum requirements of the School, the departmental major and the University's General Education requirements must be fulfilled.
  • A minimum of 30 credits must be earned in residence at UW-Milwaukee.

Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business
 A total of 120 credits are required for graduation.
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.000 *for non-accounting majors and 2.500 for accounting majors* is required for graduation.
  • Non-accounting majors are required to maintain a minimum 2.000 GPA *in* all business and economics courses in both transfer courses and UWM courses.
  • Accounting majors are required to maintain a minimum 2.500 GPA for all business and economics courses in both transfer courses and UWM courses.
  • A minimum of 30 credits must be earned in residence at UW-Milwaukee.
  • Satisfactory completion of the General Education requirements, university requirements and all major and/or minor requirements.
  • 50 percent of business credits required for degree must be completed at UWM.

School of Education
 A total of 128 credits (120 credits for Community Education) required for graduation.
  • Satisfactory completion of the School of Education core curriculum requirements and the University's General Education requirements.
  • A cumulative 2.500 GPA in all credits earned in the University of Wisconsin System or a cumulative 2.000 GPA in all credits earned in the System if the GPA is at least 2.500 in all courses offered by the School of Education.
  • A minimum of 30 credits must be earned in residence at UW-Milwaukee.

College of Engineering & Applied Science
 A total of 120-128 credits are required for graduation (total credits required vary based on major).
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.000 is required for graduation.
  • Satisfactory completion of the curriculum requirements of the College and the University's General Education requirements must be fulfilled.
  • A minimum of 30 credits must be earned in residence at UW-Milwaukee.

College of Health Studies
 A total of 120-131 credits are required for graduation (total credits required vary based on major).
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.500 is required for graduation.
  • Satisfactory completion of the curriculum requirements of the College and the University's General Education requirements must be fulfilled.
  • A minimum of 30 credits must be earned in residence at UW-Milwaukee.
  • Students who do not maintain continuous registration during the academic year and is readmitted to the College must meet the program and graduation requirements in effect at the time of reentry.

School of Information Studies
 A total of 120 credits are required for graduation.
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.500 is required in the major and a cumulative GPA of 2.000 overall is required for graduation.
  • Satisfactory completion of the curriculum requirements of the School and the University's General Education requirements must be fulfilled.
  • A minimum of 30 credits must be earned in residence at UW-Milwaukee.

College of Letters & Science
 Total of 120 credits are required for graduation.
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.500 is required in the major and a cumulative GPA of 2.000 overall is required for graduation.
  • Satisfactory completion of the curriculum requirements of the College and the University's General Education requirements must be fulfilled.
  • Last 30, 45 of the last 60, or any 90 credits must be eared in residence at UW-Milwaukee.

College of Nursing
 Total of 124 credits are required for graduation.
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.000 is required in the major and a cumulative GPA of 2.000 overall is required for graduation.
  • Satisfactory completion of the curriculum requirements of the College and the University's General Education requirements must be fulfilled.
  • A minimum of 30 credits must be earned in residence at UW-Milwaukee.

Helen Bader School of Social Welfare
 Total of 120 credits are required for graduation.
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.000 is required in the major and a cumulative GPA of 2.000 overall is required for graduation.
  • Satisfactory completion of the curriculum requirements of the School and the University's General Education requirements must be fulfilled.
  • A minimum of 30 credits must be earned in residence at UW-Milwaukee.