University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point requires a minimum of 120 credits to complete a bachelor's degree.
Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. UW Stevens Point accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit. Additionally, UW Stevens Point has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 56% of students who start college at UW Stevens Point graduate within six years.
UW Stevens Point offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: UW Stevens Point may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
UW Stevens Point has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement
Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.
Reminder: Check with UW Stevens Point directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, UW Stevens Point students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at UW Stevens Point.
Student Designed Majors
UW Stevens Point allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.
UW Stevens Point does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at UW Stevens Point
UW Stevens Point offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.
✅ UW Stevens Point offers services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ UW Stevens Point has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ UW Stevens Point offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ UW Stevens Point offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.
🟨 UW Stevens Point does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.
The main library on campus is the Learning Resources Center and there is one other library on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.
UW Stevens Point offers these dual degree programs:
•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Physics & Engineering BS Dual Degree 3+2 Program
•1) Dietetics BS+MS Degree 4+1 Program; and 2) Sustainability Food & Nutrition BA+MS Degree 3+2 Program
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does UW Stevens Point have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
UW Stevens Point has an Army ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at UW Stevens Point include:
•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus
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