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University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

Stevens Point, WI

About This Campus

Located midway between Milwaukee and Minneapolis in the heart of Wisconsin, The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point offers a wide range of academic programs to over 9,700 students. Students enrolled with the College of Letters and Sciences, College of Natural Resources, College of Fine Arts and Communications, and College of Professional Studies experience a student faculty ratio of 22:1 in the classroom, with one in five studying abroad by the time they graduate. The 400-acre campus features state of the art facilities coupled with the beautiful woodlands, marshlands, and meadow of Schmeeckle Nature Reserve. Stevens Point, located on the scenic Wisconsin River, hosts a population of 25,000 in a metropolitan area of 62,000. The Stevens Point campus and community offer a wide variety of cultural and recreational activities throughout the year.

Location Information

We are located in the heart of Wisconsin. By car, Madison is two hours to the south, Chicago 3 1/2 hours to the southeast and Minneapolis 3 1/2 hours to the west. We are on the banks of the Wisconsin River and the area is know for it's forest, lakes and farmlands.

Helpful Information

The campus is in the center of our small city. Certain majors, like Communicative Disorders, Wildlife and Biology, are currently over subscribed and getting classes may be difficult. Please contact the UWSP NSE coordinator for current information. 715-346-2717

2020/2021 Placement

Host Payment (A)
Home Payment (B)

2021/2022 Placement

Home Payment (B)

Learn more about Chance of Placement
and choosing alternate options.

Fast Facts

Location | Stevens Point
Population | 26,161
Enrollment | 7,725
Language | English
Calendar | Semester
Canada | N/A
Term Dates
Fall | 09/03-12/22
Spring | 01/21-05/16

Campus Diversity

White | 83%
Black | 2%
Hispanic/Latino | 3%
Asian | 3%
Native/1st Nation | 1%
Hawaiian/P.I. | 1%
Two or more | 4%
Other | 3%


Registration Priority
  • According to class standing
Notable Academic Programs
  • Environmental Studies
  • Fine Art
  • Communications
  • Forestry
  • Communication Disorders

Unique Academic Programs

  • Acting
  • Graphic Design
  • Theater Art
  • Peace Studies
  • Conservation

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students
Agriculture: Soil Science

Architecture: Interior Architecture

Area Studies: American Studies, Art Studies

Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Arts Administration, Design, Graphic Design

Athletics: Adapted Physical Education, Athletic Training, Health and Fitness Teaching, Physical Education

Biological Sciences: Aquatic Biology, Biology/Life Science, Biotechnology, Botany/Plant Sciences, Cytotechnology, Histotechnology, Wildlife Biology, Zoology

Business: Accounting, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, International Business, Management, Marketing, Public Administration, Public Relations

Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry

Communications: Communication, Interpersonal and Public Communication, Organizational Communication

Computer Science: Computer Network Security, System Administration

Consumer and Family Studies: Child Consumer and Family Studies, Consumer Sciences/Services

Earth Sciences: Science

Economics: Economics, Environmental Economics, Resource Economics

Education: Adapted Physical Education, Early Childhood, Elementary Education, English, Exceptional Children, French, Health Education, Junior High/Middle School, Junior High/Middle School Mathematics, Kindergarten Education, Language and Literacy, Mathematics, Music, Physical Education, Preschool Education, Reading, Science, Spanish, Special Education, Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)

Engineering: Chemical Engineering

English: English, Writing

Environmental Studies: Ecology, Environmental Biology, Environmental Education, Environmental Education, Fire Science, Fish and Game Management, Natural Resources, Natural Resources/Science/Management, Resource Recreation Management, Waste Management, Wetlands Management, Wildlife Biology/Science, Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife Ecology, Wildlife Management, Wildlife Recreation Management, Wildlife Resources

Food Science: Food Science, Nutrition

Forestry: Forestry, Pulp and Paper Science

General Studies: Natural Sciences, Social Sciences

Geography and Urban Studies: Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Spatial Geographic Information Science, Urban Planning

Health and Safety Sciences: Clinical Laboratory Science, Dietetics, Health Promotion, Health Science, Medical Technology, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Wellness

History: History

Information Studies: Computer Information Systems, Data Processing

International Studies: International Studies

Languages: French, German, Spanish

Mathematics: Actuarial Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematics

Military Sciences: Army ROTC

Music: Choral Music

Performing Arts: Acting, Dance, Design/Technical, Jazz Composition, Music, Music Education, Music Performance, Music Theater, Theater Arts/Drama, Theater Design Technology

Philosophy/Religious Studies: Religious Studies

Physics: Applied Physics, Physics

Political Science: Political Science, Public Administration/Affairs, Public Policy Studies

Pre-Professional : Engineering Pre-Professional, Law Pre-Professional, Medicine Pre-Professional, Optometry Pre-Professional, Pharmacy Pre-Professional, Veterinary Medicine Pre-Professional

Psychology: Psychology

Sociology/Social Work: Applied Sociology, Human Services, Social Science, Social Work, Sociology

Speech Pathology and Audiology: Communication Disorders, Speech Pathology and Audiology, Speech Therapy

Theater: Performance and Directing


Quick Links GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • 2.50 GPA
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Available
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will not accept

Tuition / Fees

-- Campus Budget --
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees - Home Payment (Plan B) Students
  • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Home Payment (Plan B) students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Home Payment (Plan B): 18
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 11/27/19.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Parking Fee $200 Year Plan B Optional

Financial Aid

Home Payment (Plan B)
For eligible Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Room / Meals

Figures are current as of 11/27/19

On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • 28% living on campus
  • Double: $2211
  • Per semester unless otherwise noted
  • On campus living encouraged
Off-Campus Housing
  • Approximate monthly cost: $407
  • Proximity to campus: .5
  • Local Public Transportation Available to Campus
Notes About Housing
Double occupancy in dorms is $2111 - $2211. Single occupancy in Allen-Quads halls is $2661. Single occupancy in DeBot Quads is $2761. Occupancy in Suites is $3132.

Meal Plans Per Semester

  • Meal purchase is required for on campus living.
Notes About Meal Plans
Average meal plan is 1660.00 per semester.

All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.
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