University of Wisconsin -- Stevens Point

Stevens Point, WI

University of Wisconsin -- Stevens Point

Stevens Point, WI

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Tuition & Fees

$8,290

$16,993

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
25%
500-599
51%
400-499
23%
600-699
33%
500-599
56%
400-499
11%
30-36
4%
24-29
27%
18-23
55%
12-17
14%
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undergraduateRatios

67%

male

81%

female

19

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,593
Declined 723
Total Received 4,316
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Public

5,230

undergraduate students

3,017

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point, founded in 1894, is a public, comprehensive institution. Its 335-acre campus is located in Stevens Point, northwest of Milwaukee.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 8,247
Established in 1894
Coeducational Coeducational

335-acre campus in Stevens Point (population: 26,293), 165 miles from Milwaukee; collaborative campuses in Marshfield and Wausau. Served by bus; major airport serves Milwaukee; smaller airport serves Mosinee (15 miles); train serves Portage (60 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Central Wisconsin

University of Wisconsin — Stevens Point
2100 Main Street
Stevens Point, WI
54481

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
37%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • The Wildlife Society
  • WWSP 90-FM radio station
  • Gender-Sexuality Alliance
  • Aspiring Educators

Top Events

  • World's Largest Trivia Contest
  • International Club Dinner
  • Involvement Fair
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
8%
Top 1/4
15%
Top 1/2
77%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
25%
500-599
51%
400-499
23%
600-699
33%
500-599
56%
400-499
11%
30-36
4%
24-29
27%
18-23
55%
12-17
14%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.29

Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,593
Declined 723
Total Received 4,316

Admissions Factors

Important

academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
interview
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

geographical residence
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 18
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

88%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,049

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,698
Room & board $7,428
Additional fees $1,592
Books & supplies $300
Other fees $1,940
Total $17,958
Average Financial Aid - $5,049
Total with Avg. Aid $12,909
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Ice hockey
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

adventure racing, archery, Budokai karate, cycling, disc golf, fencing, fishing, fly fishing, golf, judo, lacrosse, rugby, running, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, tae kwon do, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

adventure racing, archery, Budokai karate, competitive dance, cycling, disc golf, fencing, fishing, fly fishing, golf, judo, lacrosse, rugby, running, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, tae kwon do, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Archery, Badminton, Basketball, Football, Golf, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rock climbing, Rugby, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Archery, Badminton, Basketball, Golf, Ice hockey, Racquetball, Rock climbing, Rugby, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Art/Art Studies, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Behavioral Sciences
Biochemistry
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Commercial and Advertising Art
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Communication and Media Studies, Other
Communication, General
Computational Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Dance, General
Design and Visual Communications, General
Dietetics/Dietitian
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Environmental Science
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
Finance, General
Fine and Studio Arts Management
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management
Foreign Language Teacher Education
Forest Management/Forest Resources Management
Forestry, General
Forestry, Other
French Language and Literature
General Studies
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language Teacher Education
German Language and Literature
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
History, General
Human Computer Interaction
Hydrology and Water Resources Science
Information Technology
Interior Design
International/Global Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Natural Resources Management and Policy
Natural Resources and Conservation, Other
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
Natural Sciences
Nutrition Sciences
Paper Science and Engineering
Philosophy
Philosophy and Religious Studies, General
Philosophy, Other
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics Teacher Education
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Project Management
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Sciences, General
Social Work
Sociology
Soil Science and Agronomy, General
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Urban Forestry
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree - professional

8,247

total students

89%

in-state

11%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

63%

5,230
students

Female
81%
4,237

Male
67%
3,526

37%

3,017
students

Female
12%
356

Male
4%
128

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

85%

6,661
students

Female
54%
3,556

Male
46%
3,105

15%

1,102
students

Female
62%
681

Male
38%
421

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 73%
Student 4 year graduation rate 34%
Student 5 year graduation rate 23%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
119%
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

521

Transfer students enrolled

6%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tutors
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