Tuition & Fees

$8,126

$15,699

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
22%
500-599
56%
400-499
22%
700-800
9%
600-699
17%
500-599
61%
400-499
13%
30-36
5%
24-29
15%
18-23
49%
12-17
29%
6-11
2%
30-36
3%
24-29
25%
18-23
44%
12-17
28%
30-36
2%
24-29
19%
18-23
64%
12-17
15%
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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 718
Declined + 284
Total Received 1,002
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Public

2,368

undergraduate students

222

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

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

SAT 1920
ACT 4682

Social Networks

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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Location

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 2,590
Established in 1893
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)

Superior, WI

230-acre campus in Superior (population: 26,475), 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

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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
6%
Top 1/4
26%
Top 1/2
57%
Bottom 1/2
43%
Bottom 1/4
13%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
22%
500-599
56%
400-499
22%
700-800
9%
600-699
17%
500-599
61%
400-499
13%
30-36
5%
24-29
15%
18-23
49%
12-17
29%
6-11
2%
30-36
3%
24-29
25%
18-23
44%
12-17
28%
30-36
2%
24-29
19%
18-23
64%
12-17
15%

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 or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 718
Declined + 284
Total Received 1,002

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 Right Now

Admissions Contact

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

Financial Aid

82%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$11,252

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,126
Room & board $6,792
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $15,918
Average Financial Aid - $11,252
Total with Avg. Aid $4,666
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Donna Dahlvang
Director of Financial Aid
ddahlva1@uwsuper.edu

Varsity Sports

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

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 Directors

Nicholas Bursik (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Lynne Deadrick (women's)
Assistant Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, Northern Collegiate Hockey Association
Mascot
Yellowjackets
School colors
black and gold

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
Psychology
Reading Education
Science
Secondary Education
Social Studies
Social Work
Special Education
Speech/Communication Arts
Sustainable Management
Transportation Management
Visual Art
Visual Arts
Writing
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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

2,590

total students

51%

in-state

49%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

91%

2,368
students

Female
62%
1,462

Male
38%
906

9%

222
students

Female
70%
155

Male
30%
67

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

77%

1,828
students

Female
60%
1,084

Male
40%
744

23%

540
students

Female
70%
378

Male
30%
162

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Student Break-down

9%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
75%
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

65%

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 Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

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

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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 50
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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