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How Well Is University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point was awarded 60 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is natural resources and conservation.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2021 analysis, UW - Stevens Point is ranked #668 out of 1,715 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

UW - Stevens Point also holds the #16 spot on the Best Colleges in Wisconsin ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into UW - Stevens Point?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point is 84%. That's higher than the rate at many schools, but still low enough to be considered somewhat selective. If you want to get in, you'll need good grades and to be able to show that UW - Stevens Point is a good fit for you.

Average Test Scores

UW - Stevens Point received ACT scores from 96% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 20 and 25.

ACT Composite Scores for University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point  ( 20 to 25 )
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University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point is 20 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1. This may indicate that some of your classes will be larger in size than they would be at other schools. However, upper level classes will probably be smaller.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point is 77%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  77 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 74% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  74 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at UW - Stevens Point is 26%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  26 out of 100
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Average Overall Diversity at UW - Stevens Point

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 7,838 undergraduates at UW - Stevens Point with 6,675 being full-time and 1,163 being part-time.

UW - Stevens Point Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

UW - Stevens Point scored 55.00 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  55.00 out of 100
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How Much Does University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point Cost?

The overall average net price of UW - Stevens Point is $14,192. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for UW - Stevens Point

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$8,908 $10,246 $14,565 $17,221 $17,559

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of UW - Stevens Point, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At UW - Stevens Point, approximately 63% of students took out student loans averaging $6,583 a year. That adds up to $26,332 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UW - Stevens Point is 3.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do UW - Stevens Point Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from UW - Stevens Point make about $40,200 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.

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Location of University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point

Located in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point is a public institution. Stevens Point is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

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Location of University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point

Contact details for UW - Stevens Point are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2100 Main St, Stevens Point, WI 54481-3897
Phone: 715-346-0123
Website: https://www.uwsp.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UWStevensPoint
Twitter: https://twitter.com/UWStevensPoint

University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 60 majors graduated from University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point. Of these students, 2,177 received undergraduate degrees and 106 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 172 $38,900
General Biology 118 $25,500
Teacher Education Grade Specific 108 $37,500
Natural Resource Management 93 $30,400
Communication & Media Studies 91 $30,400
General Psychology 91 $27,200
Teacher Education Subject Specific 89 $29,200
Sociology 74 $32,400
Forestry 69 $35,200
Wildlife Management 67 $25,100

Learn more about the majors offered at University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at UW - Stevens Point

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 3,273 students took at least one online class at University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point. This is an increase from the 1,235 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 3,273 684
2016-2017 1,235 279
2015-2016 1,135 260
2014-2015 1,095 308
2013-2014 1,139 261

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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