University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point

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General Information

The University of Wisconsin Stevens Point was founded as a school in
1894 that focused on teachers, conservation, and home economics.

In 1927, the school started a four-year degree program in education.
Later they added programs that included agriculture, art, business,
sciences, education, foreign language, liberal arts, resources
conservation, public administration, psychology, and others. Through
all of the changes made to the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point,
the school has the goal of helping you to have the education that you
need.

Admissions Information

The application fee for entrance into the University of Wisconsin
Stevens Point is $44.00. If you apply, then you stand a good chance of
being among the 74% that are accepted. Of those who do go for one year,
75% choose to stay for at least a second year.
 
College Majors

  • Agriculture & Related Sciences
  • Soil Science and Agronomy
  • Architecture & Related Programs
  • Interior Architecture
  • Arts, Visual & Performing
  • Art – General
  • Arts Management
  • Dance
  • Drama/Theater Arts
  • Interior Design
  • Music – General
  • Music -General Performance
  • Music History/Literature
  • Biological & Biomedical Sciences
  • Biology
  • Business, Management & Marketing
  • Accounting
  • Business Administration/Management
  • Communications & Journalism
  • Communications/Rhetoric
  • Computer & Information Sciences
  • Computer/Information Sciences – General
  • Web/Multimedia Design
  • Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Elementary Education
  • Family/Consumer Sciences – Education
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Physical Education
  • Secondary Education
  • English Language & Literature
  • English Language & Literature – General
  • Foreign Language & Literature
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
  • Athletic Training/Sports Medicine
  • Clinical Laboratory Science
  • Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology
  • History
  • History – General
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • General Studies
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics – General
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Biological/Physical Sciences
  • Natural Resources & Conservation
  • Fishing/Fisheries
  • Forestry – General
  • Natural Resources & Conservation – General
  • Water/Wetlands/Marine Management
  • Wood Science/Paper Technology
  • Parks, Recreation & Fitness
  • Health/Physical Fitness
  • Philosophy & Religion
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Psychology – General
  • Public Administration & Services
  • Public Administration
  • Social Sciences
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Political Science/Government
  • Social Sciences – General
  • Sociology

 
Graduate Studies
The graduate studies at an institution is important. Not every school
has the offerings that you might be looking for as you look to continue
your education. At UW – Stevens Point, you have a variety that gives
you options for your future.

  • College of Fine Arts and Communication
  • Master of Arts in Communication
  • Master of Music Education
  • College of Letters and Science
  • Master of Science in Teaching
  • College of Professional Studies
  • Clinical Doctorate in Audiology
  • Master of Science in Education
  • Master of Science in Human and Community Resources
  • Master of Science in Nutritional Sciences
  • Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology
  • College of Natural Resources
  • Master of Science in Natural Resources

 
Accreditation

UW Stevens Point is an accredited institution. It is given this status
by the Higher Learning Commission and the North Central Association.
2018 is the next time the accreditation will need to be reexamined. The
importance of accreditation might often be missed when you are looking
for a university to attend. Without it, you might not get the financial
aid that you need, and the courses may not be up to the caliber that
you desire.
 
Financial Aid

Financial aid is an area that concerns most students who are heading to
college. The cost of a college education can be intimidating. Taking
the time to fill out financial aid forms is a big step in the right
direction. There is a lot of government aid available to those that fit
into a certain financial bracket. If you do apply and find that your
parents make too much money for you to get government aid at this
point, then there are still many scholarships for which you can apply.
Some might be offered by the university, while others may be available
from other groups.
 
The University of Wisconsin Stevens Point does offer specific
scholarships to college freshmen that are not dependent on how much
income is in the family. Other scholarships are given by academic
departments at the university as well. Diversity Scholarships are an
option if you are in a minority group. Whether an institution provides
a scholarship or accepts one, it will be helpful for you.
 
Athletics

The athletics at the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point offer a
large number of sports for both men and women. The Stevens Point
Pointers have an excellent history of conference championships as well
as national championships. The teams have mainly competed in the NCAA
Division III.

If you have no interest in intercollegiate sports, UW Stevens Point
does offer a variety of intramural sports that might offer you the
activity that you need to keep you going as you focus on your
schooling. Staying active in intramural sports is a great way to make
friends and stay healthy.
 
Student Housing

Students at the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point have a number of
options in housing. There are several different halls available to the
students.  Many of the halls are great for special interest groups
such as those interested in foreign language, culture, and wellness.
Those who want to stay away from alcohol while at college have the
option of staying in certain facilities where it is not allowed. The
amenities vary to some degree, but you will find the accommodations to
be perfect for your stay at college.

General Information

Admission Office

Student Services Center

Stevens Point, WI 54481

(715) 346-2441

Fax: (715) 346-3296



Contact: Catherine Glennon

Director of Admissions
Main Address

2100 Main Street

Stevens Point, WI 54481-3897

(715) 346-0123

www.uwsp.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 8,710

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,618

Degree-seeking undergrads: 8,558

Graduate enrollment: 445

Setting

Rural setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $44

Online application fee: $44
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 74%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 75%


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Soil Science and Agronomy B

Architecture & Related Programs

Interior Architecture B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Arts – General B
Arts Management B
Dance B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Interior Design B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music History/Literature B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Web/Multimedia Design B

Education

Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
Family/Consumer Sciences – Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Secondary Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
German B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Clinical Laboratory Science B
Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies B
Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Fishing/Fisheries B
Forestry – General B
Natural Resources & Conservation – General B
Water/Wetlands/Marine Management B
Wildlife/Wilderness Management B
Wood Science/Paper Technology B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Public Administration B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Geography B
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor's degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the
accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to
change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions
officer.

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(715) 346-0123
Website:www.uwsp.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:https://apply.wisconsin.edu/
Address:2100 Main St, Stevens Point, WI 54481-3897
Setting:32
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:8,627
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):58%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:21 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:7,492 (87% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$8,159
Out-of-state Tuition:$16,426
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:83%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$3,658

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services2
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2
Education64
Engineering2
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics3
Health Professions and Related Programs81
History1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies41
Natural Resources and Conservation51
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences3
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions2
Social Sciences5
Visual and Performing Arts8
Grand total1619

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Education1
Health Professions and Related Programs3
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Grand total61

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$8,159
Out-of-state$16,426
Books and supplies$500

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$9,152
Out-of-state$18,556

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid1,46283%
Grant or scholarship aid1,04259%$3,658
Student loan aid1,19668%$6,557

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid4,56651%$5,391
Federal student loans5,78465%$6,428

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants3,9891,7762,213
Percent admitted100%80%82%
Percent admitted who enrolled40%42%38%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment8,627
Undergraduate enrollment8,297
Graduate enrollment330

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs
    • Clinical doctoral program in Audiology
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation
    • Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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