University School of Milwaukee is Wisconsin's top-rated PK-12 independent school offering a top college-preparatory school experience in a supportive and inclusive community.
Our world-class faculty and facilities offer students the very best academic experience possible while challenging them to develop 21st-century skills that will prepare them for college and beyond.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked WI School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 1,107 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

University School of Milwaukee ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Wisconsin for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded
1964
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Cost Notes
Tuition varies by camps/courses. Visit www.usm.org/summer to learn more.
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
1,107 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade
University School of Milwaukee Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
126 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
71%
Number of AP Courses
20 courses
Average ACT score
28
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition varies by grade level. Visit www.usm.org/tuition to learn more
% on Financial Aid
24%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$10,000
Endowment Size
$80 million

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School Notes

  • University School of Milwaukee provides an exceptional PK12 independent school education in a supportive, inclusive community built on the foundation of our Common Trust. By igniting a passion for learning, leadership, and service, the school prepares each student-as an individual-for success in higher education and a life of purpose. USM embraces a tradition of superior academic achievement through a commitment to expertise and innovation in our school.
Profile last updated: 07/29/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked WI School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 1,107 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Milwaukee, WI is $5,164 for elementary schools and $9,712 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Milwaukee, WI is 95% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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