Resources › For Students and Parents University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Admissions ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Tuition, Graduation Rate & More Share Flipboard Email Print University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point. Royalbroil / Wikimedia Commons For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated August 09, 2017 University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Description: Established as a school for teachers in 1894, the University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point today is a master's-level comprehensive university that offers undergraduates over 120 academic programs. Business, education, and communications are all popular, as are many fields related to natural resources and the biological sciences. Academic programs are supported by a 22 to 1 student / faculty ratio and an average class size of 28. The university's 400-acre campus is located midway between Milwaukee and Minneapolis along the Wisconsin River. The surrounding area has numerous options for outdoor recreation, and the university also owns a 275-acre nature reserve. On campus, students can choose from over 180 clubs and organizations including more than 20 music ensembles. Students interested in sports can compete in one of the universities eight men's and ten women's intercollegiate athletic teams. Most sports compete in the NCAA Division III Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC). Admissions Data (2016): UW Stevens Point Acceptance Rate: 81%Test Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: - / -SAT Math: - / -SAT Writing: - / -Compare SAT scores for Wisconsin collegesACT Composite: 20 / 25ACT English: 19 / 25ACT Math: 18 / 25ACT Writing: - / -What these ACT numbers meanCompare ACT scores for Wisconsin colleges Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 8,627 (8,297 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 47% Male / 53% Female93% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $8,159 (in-state); $16,426 (out-of-state)Books: $500Room and Board: $7,180Other Expenses: $2,451Total Cost: $18,290 (in-state); $26,557 (out-of-state) University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 83%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 59%Loans: 68%Average Amount of AidGrants: $3,658Loans: $6,557 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Biology, Business Administration, Communication, Elementary Education, Forestry, Natural Resources, Psychology, Social Science, Sociology. Transfer, Retention and Graduation Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 73%4-Year Graduation Rate: 30%6-Year Graduation Rate: 63% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Swimming, Track and Field, Cross Country, Wrestling, Football, Basketball, Baseball, Ice HockeyWomen's Sports: Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball, Basketball, Golf, Ice Hockey, Track and Field Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics Explore Other Wisconsin Colleges and Universities: Beloit | Carroll | Lawrence | Marquette | MSOE | Northland | Ripon | St. Norbert | UW-Eau Claire | UW-Green Bay | UW-La Crosse | UW-Madison | UW-Milwaukee | UW-Oshkosh | UW-Parkside | UW-Platteville | UW-River Falls | UW-Stout | UW-Superior | UW-Whitewater | Wisconsin Lutheran If You Like UW - Stevens Point, You May Also Like These Schools: University of Minnesota: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphUniversity of Minnesota - Duluth: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphNorthern Michigan University: Profile Northern Illinois University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphWinona State University: Profile University of Iowa: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT Graph University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Mission Statement: mission statement from the UWSP website "Through the discovery, dissemination and application of knowledge, UWSP stimulates intellectual growth, provides a liberal education, and prepares students for a diverse and sustainable world."