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How Well Is University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point Ranked?

2022 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 328 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is web and multimedia design.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2022 analysis, UW - Stevens Point is ranked #450 out of 2,576 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This is an improvement over the previous year, when UW - Stevens Point held the #668 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

UW - Stevens Point is also ranked #14 out of 52 schools in Wisconsin.

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Is It Hard to Get Into UW - Stevens Point?

Acceptance Rate

University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point has an acceptance rate of 84%, which makes it somewhat selective. Make sure it's not the only school you apply to, even if it's your school of choice. Whether you get in or not will largely depend on how you compare to other applicants.

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

At University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point, the student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. Compared to the national average of 15 to 1, this is somewhat high. This could mean that class sizes may be larger than they are at other colleges or universities or that professors may be required to teach more classes.

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 80%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  80 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point

Freshmen Retention Rate

University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point has a freshmen retention rate of 75%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  75 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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University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point Undergraduate Student Diversity

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.

How Much Does University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point Cost?

The overall average net price of UW - Stevens Point is $14,465. 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 +
$11,446 $11,433 $14,165 $16,425 $17,067

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

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. 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 7.0%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out 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

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

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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, 2,008 received undergraduate degrees and 125 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 170 $38,900
Teacher Education Grade Specific 102 $37,500
General Biology 99 $25,500
Sociology 97 $32,400
General Psychology 94 $27,200
Communication & Media Studies 90 $30,400
Natural Resource Management 83 $30,400
Teacher Education Subject Specific 70 $29,200
Forestry 69 $35,200
Other Health Professions 66 $35,800

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 learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2018-2019, 3,173 students took at least one online class at University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point. This is a decrease from the 3,273 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 3,173 501
2017-2018 3,273 684
2016-2017 1,235 279
2015-2016 1,135 260
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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