University of Wisconsin—Superior

Superior, WI

University of Wisconsin—Superior

Superior, WI

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Tuition & Fees

$8,140

$15,713

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

75th
23
25th
16
75th
23
25th
17
75th
24
25th
18
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undergraduateRatios

36%

male

64%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

86%

acceptance rate

Accepted 919
Declined 148
Total Received 1,067
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Public

2,689

undergraduate students

482

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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 3,171
Established in 1893
Coeducational Coeducational

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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 Setting: Large town

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
31%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
77%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
8%
Top 1/4
25%
Top 1/2
60%
Bottom 1/2
40%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

75th
23
25th
16
75th
23
25th
17
75th
24
25th
18

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Application deadline (priority deadline) April 1
Application deadline (final deadline) August 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

86%

acceptance rate

Accepted 919
Declined 148
Total Received 1,067

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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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

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

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Financial Aid

61%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$4,725

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,535
Room $3,848
Board $2,718
Additional fees $1,605
Books & supplies $970
Total $15,676
Average Financial Aid - $4,725
Total with Avg. Aid $10,951

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Financial Aid Office


P: 715 394-8200
F: 715 394-8027
finaid@uwsuper.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Golf yes yes
Ice hockey yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field indoor yes yes
Track and field outdoor yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

ice hockey, riflery, scuba diving, shooting sports, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

ice hockey, riflery, scuba diving, shooting sports, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

baggo, basketball, boot hockey, broomball, curling, dance, dodgeball, flag football (indoor/outdoor), floor hockey, inner-tube water polo, racquetball, scuba diving, soccer (indoor/outdoor) softball, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, Northern Collegiate Hockey Association

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Biological and Physical Sciences. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Computational Science. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Data Science, General. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Economics, General. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Environmental Science. yes
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other. yes yes
Health and Wellness, General. yes yes
History, General. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music, General. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Social Work. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes yes
Sustainability Studies. yes yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other. yes
Transportation/Mobility Management. yes
Writing, General. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Communicating Arts
  3. Elementary Education

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Natural Science

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

3,171

total students

49%

in-state

51%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

85%

2,689
students

Female
64%
1,713

Male
36%
976

15%

482
students

Female
70%
335

Male
30%
147

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

68%

1,832
students

Female
60%
1,098

Male
40%
734

32%

857
students

Female
72%
615

Male
28%
242

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Student Break-down

9%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native American 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

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

6%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

94

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 49
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Germany
Japan
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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