University of Wisconsin -- Superior

Superior, WI

University of Wisconsin -- Superior

Superior, WI

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Tuition & Fees

$8,132

$15,705

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
18%
500-599
63%
400-499
18%
700-800
18%
600-699
9%
500-599
54%
400-499
18%
30-36
3%
24-29
18%
18-23
55%
12-17
21%
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undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 696
Declined 201
Total Received 897
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Public

2,257

undergraduate students

351

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 2,608
Established in 1893
Coeducational Coeducational

230-acre campus in Superior (population: 26,194), six miles from Duluth, MN. Served by bus; air serves Duluth; train serves Minneapolis (150 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Duluth International

University of Wisconsin — Superior
Belknap & Catlin
Superior
54880

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
31%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Events

  • Cultural Night
  • Hockey Games
  • Winterfest

Fun Facts

  • Despite his Austrian roots, Arnold Schwarzenegger graduated from the University of Wisconsin -- Superior with a BA In International Marketing of Fitness and Business Administration.
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

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
24%
Top 1/2
55%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
18%
500-599
63%
400-499
18%
700-800
18%
600-699
9%
500-599
54%
400-499
18%
30-36
3%
24-29
18%
18-23
55%
12-17
21%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $44
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.16

Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 696
Declined 201
Total Received 897

Admissions Factors

Very Important

rigor of secondary school record

Important

academic GPA
class rank
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
interview
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
geographical residence
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Ice hockey
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Bowling, Football, Racquetball, Riflery, Rock climbing, Swimming and diving, Table tennis

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Bowling, Football, Racquetball, Riflery, Rock climbing, Swimming and diving, Table tennis

Club Sports Men

Ultimate frisbee

Club Sports Women

Ultimate frisbee

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Art Therapy/Therapist
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Computer Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Environmental Science
Exercise Physiology
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
General Studies
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
Health and Wellness, General
History Teacher Education
History, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Legal Professions and Studies, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Psychology, General
Social Sciences, General
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sustainability Studies
Transportation and Materials Moving, Other
Voice and Opera
Writing, General
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

2,608

total students

54%

in-state

46%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

87%

2,257
students

Female
63%
1,428

Male
37%
829

13%

351
students

Female
71%
249

Male
29%
102

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

75%

1,715
students

Female
60%
1,029

Male
40%
686

25%

542
students

Female
74%
399

Male
26%
143

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 64%
Student 4 year graduation rate 27%
Student 5 year graduation rate 19%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

8%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
79%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

292

Transfer students enrolled

11%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
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 yes
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 no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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