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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 meadows 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 is 3,5 hours to the Southeast and Minneapolis is 3.5 hours to the West. We are on the banks of the Wisconsin River and the area is known for its forests, lakes, and farmlands. Schmeeckle Nature Reserve and Green Circle Trail offer ample opportunities for nature lovers to explore miles of trails and boardwalks, a 24-acre lake, and a large diversity of habitats that support numerous wildlife species.

Helpful Information

The campus is in the center of our small city. Certain majors, like Communication Sciences and Disorders, Wildlife and Biology, are currently over subscribed and getting classes may be difficult. Please contact the UWSP NSE coordinator for current information: kleek@uwsp.edu

2023/2024 Placement

Host Payment
Home Payment

2024/2025 Placement

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Fast Facts

Location | Stevens Point
Population | 26,161
Enrollment | 7,725
Language | English
Calendar | Semester
Canada | N/A
Term Dates
Fall | 09/02-12/17
Spring | 01/24-05/20

Campus Diversity

1st Nation/Native | 1%
Asian | 3%
Black | 2%
Hawaiian/P.I. | 1%
Hispanic/Latino | 3%
Two or more | 4%
White | 83%
Other | 3%
International | 0%


  • Priority: According to class standing
  • Syllabus Request for Course Pre-Approval: Contact Host Coordinator for assistance
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

Accounting, Adapted Physical Education, American Studies... ++ show all


GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • 2.5 GPA
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will not accept
Canadian Students
  • Will NOT accept

Tuition / Finances

Figures per Semester are current as of 02/01/21

  • Campus Budget
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees - Home Payment 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 students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Home Payment: 18

Financial Aid for NSE Students
Regardless of Payment Plan, financial aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Athletic Fee $56.10 Semester Plan B Mandatory
Recreation Fee $22.74 Semester Plan B Mandatory
Health Service Fee $137.85 Semester Plan B Mandatory
Textbook Fee $65.04 Semester Plan B Mandatory
Parking Fee $200.00 Semester Plan B Optional
Transportation Fee $13.50 Semester Plan B Mandatory

Room / Meals

Figures are current as of 02/01/21

On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • On-Campus Housing
  • 28% living on campus
  • Double: $2250
  • Per semester unless otherwise noted
Off-Campus Housing
  • Approximate monthly cost: $407
  • Proximity to campus: 0.5
  • 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

  • Campus Meal Plans
  • Meal purchase is required for on campus living.
  • $1798 declining balance plan.


Figures per Semester are current as of 02/01/21


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