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University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
Stevens Point, WI
University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point, founded in 1894, is a public, comprehensive institution. It features a 275-acre nature preserve on campus and is home to the largest undergraduate natural resources program in the U.S. UWSP hosts a popular trivia contest and several NCAA Division III national championship teams. Its 335-acre campus is located in Stevens Point, 160 miles northwest of Milwaukee.
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Institution Type Public
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 8,296
   Women 4,366 (52.6%)
   Men 3,930 (47.4%)
Graduate Students 330
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 77% of 4,005 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.18
SAT Math 425-530 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 420-580 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 23 average
20-25 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities     X  
Cost of Attendance In-state: $17,708
Out-of-state: $25,975
  Tuition and Fees In-state: $8,030
Out-of-state: $16,297
  Room and Board $6,714
Average Percent of Need Met 67%
Average Freshman Award $8,177
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 401
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 8% of classes
10-19 students: 24% of classes
20-29 students: 46% of classes
30-39 students: 14% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 3% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
Stevens Point Population 26,670
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing 91% of freshmen, 26% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Pointer Dog
Sororities 4% of women participate
Fraternities 3% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.1% Asian
2.5% Black/African-American
3.8% Hispanic/Latino
2.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
87.9% White
0.1% Unknown
International Students 1.6%
First-Year Students Returning 73.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 59.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 89%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported