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Colleges / University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

Stevens Point, WI 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate89%
Acceptance Rate89%

About UW Stevens Point

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Overview

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is a public, state school in the small town setting of Stevens Point, Wisconsin. UW Stevens Point was founded in 1894 and the school presently has around 8,135 students a year, which includes 7,525 undergrads. UW Stevens Point provides on-campus housing for up to 3,662 students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing.

📆 Mark your calendar! The deadline to apply regular decision to UW Stevens Point for Fall 2023 is September 1.

Student Activities at UW Stevens Point

Interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of UW Stevens Point's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? UW Stevens Point students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Excited for Greek life? UW Stevens Point has fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? UW Stevens Point has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at UW Stevens Point on the Student Life page.

2022 UW Stevens Point Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 89%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.3
In-State Tuition $6,698
Out-of-State $15,402
Percent of Need Met 83%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $9,745

Is UW Stevens Point a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can give you a sense of how selective a university is.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a better view of what UW Stevens Point offers and if it could be the right college for you.

UW Stevens Point Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into UW Stevens Point. UW Stevens Point admitted 89% of all applicants in 2022. Last year, 8,424 students applied to UW Stevens Point and 7,466 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at UW Stevens Point

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It gauges how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

About 74% of students who start at UW Stevens Point come back the next year. Around 56% of students who started at UW Stevens Point earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outlook UW Stevens Point Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from UW Stevens Point by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

The average starting salary for recent UW Stevens Point grads is $38,000 a year. Average starting salaries vary by discipline, but the average starting salary for all 2021 graduates was around $60,000 a year.

UW Stevens Point's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

UW Stevens Point's endowment was valued at $54.1 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. The school spends $7,224 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at UW Stevens Point

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

UW Stevens Point meets 83% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $9,745 a year.

Graduates in the class of 2022 had an average of $30,714 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at UW Stevens Point.

Based on this information, is UW Stevens Point the school for you? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is UW Stevens Point a good school for you?

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Where is University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Located?

UW Stevens Point is located in the small town setting of Stevens Point, Wisconsin.

If you would like to see UW Stevens Point for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 39 to Stevens Point, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Central Wisconsin.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what UW Stevens Point and Stevens Point are like without leaving home.

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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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Student Life

Wondering what life at UW Stevens Point is like? There are approximately 8,135 students enrolled at UW Stevens Point, including 7,525 undergraduate students and 610 graduate students. 77% percent of students attend school full-time, 88% percent are from WI and 12% percent of students are from other states.


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