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Colleges / University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

About UW Stevens Point

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is a public, state school located in the small town setting of Stevens Point, WI

Founded in 1894, UW Stevens Point currently enrolls around 8,229 students a year, including 7,638 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

As of 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $49,534,402. For each full-time student, UW Stevens Point spends about $7,416.

2021 Admissions Facts About UW Stevens Point

Acceptance rate: 85%

Average GPA: 3.27

Mean ACT score: 22

Mean SAT score: 1083

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Deadline: September 1

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

What's the acceptance rate at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in 2021?

Admission to UW Stevens Point is moderately difficult. The acceptance rate at UW Stevens Point is 85 percent.

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.27 /4.0. Admitted students have a mean score of 1083 on the SAT. The mean ACT scores is 22.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is UW Stevens Point a good school?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a school is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.

Retention and graduation rates

About 79 percent of students who start at UW Stevens Point come back for their second year of college.

Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $29,775 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does UW Stevens Point sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is UW Stevens Point a good school for YOU?

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College Info

2100 Main Street Stevens Point, WI 54481-3897

Campus Setting: Small Town

UW Stevens Point Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Sep 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to UW Stevens Point is Sep 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to UW Stevens Point is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs


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UW Stevens Point ACT Scores


ACT Range

19 - 24

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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Estimated Chance

24 and Above


19 to 24


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to UW Stevens Point is 22. Students with an ACT score of 24 and above have a good chance of getting into UW Stevens Point. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 24 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

UW Stevens Point SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1010 - 1190


Math SAT Range

535 - 635


Reading SAT Range

500 - 600

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1190 and Above


1010 to 1190


1010 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for UW Stevens Point students is 1100. Applicants with SAT scores of 1190 and above have a good chance of being admitted to UW Stevens Point, while applicants with SAT scores between 1010 to 1190 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1010 have a low chance of being offered a spot at UW Stevens Point.

UW Stevens Point Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at UW Stevens Point is like? There are approximately 8,247 students enrolled at UW Stevens Point, including 5,230 undergraduate students and 3,017 graduate students. 127% percent of students attend school full-time, 89% percent are from WI and 11% percent of students are from other states.


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