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 four colleges:
    • College of Fine Arts and Communication
    • College of Letters and Sciences
    • College of Natural Resources
    • College of Professional Studies
  • 13 graduate programs including a doctorate in audiology, master’s in data science, and cooperative programs with UW-Madison and UW-Superior
  • Collaborative Degree Program with UW Colleges in Fond du Lac, Fox Valley, Marathon County, Marshfifield/Wood County, and Marinette
  • UW-Stevens Point Continuing Education: new online degree program in Health and Wellness Management, and many credit and noncredit offerings
  • Enrollment: Total 9,231
  • Men 48 percent
  • Women 52 percent
  • Student/faculty ratio is 21:1
  • 3,600 living in residence halls
  • 433 instructional staff (faculty, instructors and graduate students)
  • 296 administrative and professional staff
  • 363 university support staff
  • 75 percent of undergraduate courses are taught by regular faculty

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

  • Tuition and fees:
    • $4,080 resident
    • $4,249 Minnesota nonresident
    • $8,213 nonresident
  • Residence hall: $2,130 double occupancy
  • Board: $1,415
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
  • 21 percent of our bachelor’s degree recipients have studied abroad, a higher percentage than at other UW regional universities
  • Semester abroad opportunities include: Australia (Melbourne), England (London and Liverpool), France (Caen), Germany (Marburg), Hungary (Szeged), Ireland (Limerick), New Zealand (Christchurch), Poland (Krakow) and Spain (Valladolid) with new programs being added in India, Africa and South America
Economic Impact

According to a June 2015 study by NorthStar Consulting, Madison

  • $420.2 million in total economic impact annually
  • $21.2 million in state and local tax revenue generated annually
  • For every $1 of state tax investment in UW-Stevens Point, there is $11 in economic activity in the state.

(Compiled by UW-Stevens Point Institutional Research and Effectiveness Office, updated March 2016)

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