Fast Facts

UW-Stevens Point
Fast Facts

Campus Description
  • Founded 1894
  • 14 major academic and administrative buildings
  • 14 residence halls with Living-Learning communities and three student centers
  • 406-acre campus with 35 buildings, a 280-acre nature preserve and 25-acre lake
  • Three off-site field stations – Central Wisconsin Environmental Station at Amherst Junction, Treehaven near Tomahawk, and the Northern Aquaculture Demonstration Facility at Bayfield
University Identifiers
  • University Mascot: Stevie Pointer
  • University Colors: Purple and Gold
  • University Logo: UWSP logo
  • Athletics Logo: UWSP athletics logo
Academic Programs
  • More than 100 undergraduate program choices within 58 majors in five colleges:
    • College of Fine Arts and Communication
    • College of Letters and Sciences
    • College of Natural Resources
    • College of Professional Studies
    • University College
  • 13 graduate programs including a doctorate in audiology, master’s in data science and cooperative programs with UW-Madison, UW-Superior and UW-Milwaukee School of Engineering
  • Collaborative Degree Program with UW Colleges in Fond du Lac, Fox Valley, Marathon County, Marshfield/Wood County, and Marinette
  • UW-Stevens Point Continuing Education: new online degree program in Health and Wellness Management, and many credit and noncredit offerings
Accredited Programs
  • 18 individal departments and programs within UW-Stevens Point are also accredited; more information at
  • Enrollment: Total 8,200
  • Student/faculty ratio is 21:1
  • 3,163 living in residence halls
  • 450 instructional staff (faculty, instructors and graduate students)
  • 352 administrative and professional staff
  • 365 university support staff
  • 75 percent of undergraduate courses are taught by regular faculty

(Undergraduate, per semester, 2016-2017 academic year)

  • Tuition and fees:
    • $4,154 resident
    • $4,324 Minnesota nonresident
    • $8,288 nonresident
  • Residence hall: $2,210 double occupancy
  • Board: $1,435 max
National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III
  • 9 men’s varsity sports; 11 women’s varsity sports
  • 22 “club” sports and dozens of intramural offerings
  • Ranked 31st out of 441 NCAA schools, Learfield Sports Director’s Cup
  • Conference Affiliation: Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC)
  • 11 NCAA Division III National Team Titles
  • 44 NCAA Division III Individual Titles
  • 15 straight top 25 finishes in the Directors’ Cup
International Programs
  • Semester abroad opportunities include: Australia (Melbourne and Bendigo), China (Hangzhou), England (London and Liverpool), France (Caen), Germany (Marburg), Hungary (Szeged), Ireland (Limerick), Japan (Saka), New Zealand (Christchurch), Poland (Krakow) and Spain (Valladolid).
  • One in six graduates studied abroad, some more than once

More information at