Tuition & Fees

$8,087

$15,660

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
2%
24-29
17%
18-23
52%
12-17
28%
6-11
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
29%
18-23
43%
12-17
26%
30-36
2%
24-29
20%
18-23
65%
12-17
13%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

61%

male

female

1
14

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 712
Declined + 283
Total Received 995
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Public

2,362

undergraduate students

127

graduate students

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Fun Facts

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School Facts

University of Wisconsin-Superior is a public liberal arts college. Founded as a state Normal school in 1893, it gained state university status in 1964 and its present status in 1971. Its 230-acre campus is located in Superior, WI, at the western tip of Lake Superior.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 2,489
Established in 1893
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Superior, WI

230-acre campus in Superior (population: 26,869), six miles from Duluth, MN. Served by bus; air serves Duluth; train serves Minneapolis (150 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

University of Wisconsin — Superior
Belknap & Catlin
Superior, WI 54880

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
33%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
80%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
10%
Top 1/4
2%
Top 1/2
59%
Bottom 1/2
41%
Bottom 1/4
13%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
2%
24-29
17%
18-23
52%
12-17
28%
6-11
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
29%
18-23
43%
12-17
26%
30-36
2%
24-29
20%
18-23
65%
12-17
13%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $44
Common application accepted no
Application deadline April 1 (priority deadline)
August 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 712
Declined + 283
Total Received 995

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Standardized test scores

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Robert Strand
Director of Admissions
P: 715 394-8230
F: 715 394-8407
admissions@uwsuper.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,847,272
State $1,122,173
Institutional $732,776
Other external $91,583
Total $5,793,804

Non-need-based

Federal
State $84,775
Institutional $97,865
Other external $538,548
Total $721,188

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
ice hockey
soccer
softball
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Northern Collegiate Hockey Association (Division III), Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Yellowjackets
School colors
black and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Art Therapy
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication Arts
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Counseling
Criminal Justice
Data Science
Economics
Education
Educational Administration
Elementary Education
English
Health/Wellness Management
History
Individualized Program
Instruction/Supervision
Legal Studies
Liberal Arts
Mathematics
Music
Music Education
Music/Performance
Physical Education
Political Science
Psychology
Reading Education
Science
Secondary Education
Social Studies
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education
Speech/Communication Arts
Sustainable Management
Theatre
Transportation Management
Visual Art
Visual Arts
Writing
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Undergraduate

95%

2,362
students

Female
61%
1,444

Male
39%
918

Graduate

5%

127
students

Female
69%
88

Male
31%
39

undergraduateFull-time

79%

1,869
students

Female
60%
1,111

Male
40%
758

undergraduatePart-time

21%

493
students

Female
68%
333

Male
32%
160

Student Break-down

8%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
77%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

71%

Transfer applicants accepted

61%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

94

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 43
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Germany
Japan
South Korea
Sweden
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Mark MacLean
International Admissions Coordinator
715 394-8052
international@uwsuper.edu

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