Resources › For Students and Parents University of Wisconsin-Superior - Admissions ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More Share Flipboard Email Print University of Wisconsin - Superior. PeterNordgren / 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-Superior Description: The University of Wisconsin-Superior is a comprehensive public university whose small size gives it the feel of a liberal arts college. The school is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges and bills itself as "Wisconsin's Leading Public Liberal Arts College." The university is located in the northwestern tip of the state just across the bay from Duluth, Minnesota. Students have easy access to both the Duluth metro area and the outdoor recreation to be found around Lake Superior and the nearby forests. Students can choose from more than 30 majors; business, biology, and education are among the most popular fields of study. The university prides itself on the meaningful interactions between students and faculty, a relationship that is supported by an 18 to 1 student / faculty ratio and an average class size of 21. In athletics, the University of Wisconsin-Superior Yellowjackets compete in the NCAA Division III Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC). The university fields six men's and eight women's Division III sports. Popular sports include ice hockey, soccer, basketball, and track and field. Admissions Data (2016): University of Wisconsin - Superior Acceptance Rate: 76%Test Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: - / -SAT Math: - / -SAT Writing: - / -Compare SAT scores for Wisconsin collegesACT Composite: 19 / 24ACT English: 17 / 23ACT Math: 18 / 24ACT Writing: - / -What these ACT numbers meanCompare ACT scores for Wisconsin colleges Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 2,489 (2,367 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 39% Male / 61% Female77% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $8,088 (in-state); $15,661 (out-of-state)Books: $950 (why so much?)Room and Board: $6,590Other Expenses: $3,630Total Cost: $19,258 (in-state); $26,831 (out-of-state) University of Wisconsin-Superior Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 73%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 58%Loans: 54%Average Amount of AidGrants: $4,567Loans: $7,300 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Art, Biology, Business Administration, Communicating Arts, Elementary Education, Legal Studies, Physical Education, Social Work, Fine Arts, Psychology, Sociology, Biology, History Retention and Graduation Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 68%4-Year Graduation Rate: 22%6-Year Graduation Rate: 43% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Basketball, Ice Hockey, Baseball, Track and Field, Cross Country, SoccerWomen's Sports: Ice Hockey, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, Track and Field, Cross Country, Basketball 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-Stevens Point | UW-Stout | UW-Whitewater | Wisconsin Lutheran University of Wisconsin-Superior Mission Statement: mission statement from https://www.uwsuper.edu/aboutuwsuperior/profile.cfm "The University of Wisconsin-Superior fosters intellectual growth and career preparation within a liberal arts tradition that emphasizes individual attention and embodies respect for diverse cultures and multiple voices."