Fast Facts About Our Professors

Engaged, exceptional faculty make the difference at UW Colleges
9/21/17
By UW Colleges

A number of factors make a college the right fit for any student. Programs offered, cost of tuition and student life are all major considerations you should take when choosing your school. 

Perhaps one of the most important things about a potential school is the quality of faculty. You'll learn from professors every day, which means instructors can make or break a college choice. Here are a few ways exceptional faculty members at UW Colleges campuses stand out. 

1. They engage with you regularly 

UW Colleges' professors spend the majority of their work hours in the classroom. That means they're consistently helping students succeed no matter what the subject. Faculty members take pride in helping students like you achieve your dreams. 

Professor and students at lab table

2. They're experts in their field 

Around 90 percent of our faculty members hold the highest degree in their field. Many are recognized by their peers for doing exceptional work. As a student, you'll get to learn from the highest quality professors every day. 

Professor in lab coat helping student

3. They lead small classes 

The average class size on a UW Colleges campus is around 20 students. No getting lost in hundred-person lectures here. Professors have time for every student in the class, which means you'll get the attention and instruction you expect.  

Professor leading group discussion

4. They work with students on research 

Each year, faculty and students team up to conduct research in a variety of fields. Professors advise and act as mentors for students working on serious research, many for the first time. Each year, several professors and students make the trip to the state capitol to share their research with the UW System and state leaders. 

Engineering professor demonstrating a piece of equipment

5. They provide instruction on dozens of subjects 

Professors at UW Colleges are experts on subjects from astronomy to psychology, biology to Spanish. Not only are our instructors of the highest quality, but they cover some of the most popular degree subjects today. Whatever you plan on majoring in, chances are faculty members at UW Colleges can help you get there. 

Professor lecturing to a class