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Study at University of Wisconsin Stevens Point

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, also known as UW-Stevens Point or UWSP, is a public university located in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States. It was established in the year 1894. UWSP is part of the University of Wisconsin System. The university grants baccalaureate, associate, and master degrees in various subjects to students. The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point's radio station is WWSP-FM. The athletics department of the university fields both men's and women's sports teams. They participate in a variety of sports. UWSP's official mascot is Stevie and Stephanie Pointer. The sports teams are nicknamed the Pointers. Some of the notable alumni of the university are Terry Porter, NBA player and coach; andrea anders, Television star; and Kathy Kinney, Television star famous for the portrayal of Mimi on the Drew Carey Show.

Profile of University of Wisconsin Stevens PointThe campus of UW Stevens Point is in Stevens Point, WI, which is a town not particularly near any major cities. The school is a public institution. Degrees at UW Stevens Point include, at the school's highest level, the Master's degree.

Course Topics

The school has a greater breadth of degree programs (majors) than most colleges of its size. UW Stevens Point is known for its programs in design, science, drama and performing arts, and conservation and resource management.

UW Stevens Point Selectivity

Admission at the school is selective, not open to all who apply.

UW Stevens Point has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, the school had 9, 115 students enrolled (8, 541 full-time equivalent).

Student Life
UW Stevens Point offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school values student athletics, and belongs to the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

UW Stevens Point Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts337sociology, English, liberal arts and sciences, social services, history, political science, liberal arts and humanities, geography, . . .
Education and Teaching250elementary school teaching, family/home economics teaching, education, special ed, early childhood education, music teaching, physical education teaching, teacher education and development
Conservation and Resource Management230conservation, wildlife management, forestry, natural resources courses, wood science
Therapy and Counselling160psychology, communication disorders
Science155biology, biological and physical sciences, chemistry, physics
Business and Management125business management, accounting and management
Media95communication studies
Design83design and visual communication, interior design
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy81health and physical education, dietitian, athletic trainer, nutrition sciences
Computer Science and Engineering55information technology, web design
Religion and Philosophy26philosophy
Medical Support and Technology25clinical lab tech, audiology
Drama and Performing Arts25drama
Music20music, music performance, music history and theory
Landscaping and Horticulture16soil science
Family and Social Work10public administration, family and community services
Art Studies9arts management
Contact: UW Stevens PointUniversity of Wisconsin Stevens Point

Main St

Stevens Point, WI 54481

General Phone: (715) 346-4301


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