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Colleges / University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

UW Stevens Point Admissions

If you want to apply to UW Stevens Point, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is September 1 and the application fee costs $50. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for an application fee waiver.

Considering Applying Early to UW Stevens Point?

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point does not offer early decision or early action..

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How Hard Is It To Get Admitted to UW Stevens Point?

Getting into UW Stevens Point is moderately difficult. UW Stevens Point has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.

In 2021, UW Stevens Point **accepted 85% of students, around 5,225 of the 6,139 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like UW Stevens Point, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult. UW Stevens Point has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important to Get In to UW Stevens Point?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you shine.

Admissions Factors at UW Stevens Point

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Important
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
Application Essay Considered
First Generation Considered
Interview Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Important
Volunteer Work Considered

UW Stevens Point 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to UW Stevens Point must submit the following items. Double check with UW Stevens Point's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Interview
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into UW Stevens Point?

Students admitted to UW Stevens Point have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.

Out of all students that were admitted, 70% submitted a class rank. At UW Stevens Point 7% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 18% were in the top 25% and 78% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, students GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 70%
3.75 and 3.99 18%
3.50 and 3.74 17%
3.25 and 3.49 16%
3.00 and 3.24 16%
2.50 and 2.9 18%
2.00 and 2.49 8%
UW Stevens Point does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

UW Stevens Point is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 5% of UW Stevens Point's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 95% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for UW Stevens Point?

To be competitive with other UW Stevens Point applicants, you should strive to earn between 970 and 1170 (or higher!) on the SAT. At UW Stevens Point 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1170 and 25% of scored lower than 970, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a UW Stevens Point student is 1083.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of UW Stevens Point students scored 420 or higher and 75% of students scored 480 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of UW Stevens Point students scored 590 or higher, and 75% scored a 480 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for UW Stevens Point?

To be most competitive at UW Stevens Point, you should strive to earn between 19 and 24 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 24 means you fall in the 75th percentile for UW Stevens Point's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 24, and three out of four students scored lower than 24 on the ACT.

A 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for UW Stevens Point students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

Transferring to University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to UW Stevens Point.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in UW Stevens Point during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term

UW Stevens Point Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to UW Stevens Point?

Students who are admitted to UW Stevens Point must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..

Does UW Stevens Point accept transfer credits?

UW Stevens Point accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. UW Stevens Point accepts:

Life Long Learning Credit ACE recommendations for credit

Does UW Stevens Point accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

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Do I have to submit test scores to UW Stevens Point?

UW Stevens Point. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

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UW Stevens Point Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

85%

How hard is it to get into UW Stevens Point? UW Stevens Point is a somewhat selective institution. The UW Stevens Point acceptance rate is 85%. This means that the institution accepts 85 out of every 100 applicants.

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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

UW Stevens Point ACT Scores

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ACT Range

19 - 24

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

24 and Above

Good

19 to 24

Avg

19 and Less

Low

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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

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Composite SAT Range

970 - 1170

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Math SAT Range

420 - 420

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Reading SAT Range

480 - 590

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SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1170 and Above

Good

970 to 1170

Avg

970 and Less

Low

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SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for UW Stevens Point students is 1083. Applicants with SAT scores of 1170 and above have a good chance of being admitted to UW Stevens Point, while applicants with SAT scores between 970 to 1170 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 970 have a low chance of being offered a spot at UW Stevens Point.

UW Stevens Point GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.27

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At UW Stevens Point, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.27. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

8,229

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

85%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$8,301

Out-of-State

$17,005

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Sep 1
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