University Of Wisconsin Stevens Point

University Of Wisconsin Stevens Point

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, also known as UW-Stevens Point or UWSP, is a public university located in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States. It was established in the year 1894. UWSP is part of the University of Wisconsin System. The university grants baccalaureate, associate, and master degrees in various subjects to students.

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point's radio station is WWSP-FM. The athletics department of the university fields both men's and women's sports teams. They participate in a variety of sports. UWSP's official mascot is Stevie and Stephanie Pointer. The sports teams are nicknamed the Pointers. Some of the notable alumni of the university are Terry Porter, NBA player and coach; Andrea Anders, Television star; and Kathy Kinney, Television star famous for the portrayal of Mimi on the Drew Carey Show.

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University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
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Stevens Point , WI 54481
General Phone: (715) 346-4301

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UW Stevens Point Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts358German language, French language, Spanish language, English, liberal arts and sciences, liberal arts and humanities, international studies, social services, economics, ...
Education and Teaching231education, special ed, elementary school teaching, early childhood education, family/home economics teaching, music teaching, physical education teaching, teacher education and development
Conservation and Resource Management229conservation, forestry, wood science, wildlife management, natural resources courses
Therapy and Counseling145psychology, communication disorders
Science133biology, biochemistry, biological and physical sciences, chemistry, physics
Business and Management124business management, accounting and management
Media117communication studies
Design81design and visual communication, interior design
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy73health and physical education, athletic trainer, dietitian
Computer Science and Engineering58information technology, web design
Drama and Performing Arts37drama
Medical Support and Technology26audiology, clinical lab tech
Religion and Philosophy25philosophy
Music17music, music history and theory, music performance
Landscaping and Horticulture17soil science
Family and Social Work15family and community services, public administration
Art Studies8arts management
Medicine6health professions

Number of programs and degrees for UW Stevens Point in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree1,58451
Master's degree1318
Associate's degree141
Doctor's degree - professional practice31

UW Stevens Point Student Body

In 2007-2008, UW Stevens Point had a total enrollment of 9,115 students (8,445 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 45%
Women 55%
Full-Time 99%
Part-Time 1%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 89%
Graduate 11%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 93%
Black 1%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 2%
American Indian 1%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 31%
20-21 32%
22-24 22%
25-29 7%
30-34 3%
35-39 2%
40-49 2%
50-64 1%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

(International Students)2%

UW Stevens Point Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 76 %
Part-Time 80 %

UW Stevens Point Room and Board (2007)

UW Stevens Point offers campus housing for 3,092 of its 8,445 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Stevens Point, Wisconsin for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Wisconsin Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

UW Stevens Point Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
ACT Verbal1925
ACT Math2025
ACT Composite2125

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT97%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

UW Stevens Point Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 6,196
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 13,769
Room and board $ 5,180
Room charge $ 3,148
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,032
Books and supplies $ 450
Other expenses $ 2,204

Financial Aid:
UW Stevens Point participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 392400)

UW Stevens Point Faculty

UW Stevens Point has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track8161
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1242

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Assistant professorcalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year0*1*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year76$71,46332$67,899
Associate professoracademic year49$58,62539$56,000
Assistant professoracademic year57$51,86149$51,223
Instructoracademic year7$45,8525$46,385
Lectureracademic year10$46,18230$42,321
All faculty totalacademic year199$60,516155$53,989

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

UW Stevens Point Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Basketball Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Baseball Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Track Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

UW Stevens Point Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Arts Management

Business And Management
Accounting and Business/Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Information Technology
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Conservation And Resource Management
Forestry, General
Natural Resources and Conservation, Other
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management
Wood Science and Wood Products/Pulp and Paper Technology

Design and Visual Communications, General
Interior Design

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Special Education and Teaching, General
Teacher Education/Profess Development, Subject Areas, Other

Family And Social Work
Family and Community Services
Public Administration

Landscaping And Horticulture
Soil Science and Agronomy, General

Liberal Arts
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
History, General
International/Global Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Political Science and Government, General
Social Sciences, General
Spanish Language and Literature

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Medical Support And Technology
Audiology/Audiologist and Hearing Sciences
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Music History, Literature, and Theory
Music Performance, General
Music, General

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Athletic Training/Trainer
Dietetics/Dietitian (RD)
Health and Physical Education, General

Religion And Philosophy

Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Physics, General

Therapy And Counseling
Communication Disorders, General
Psychology, General

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