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Discover Your Purpose

You were born with a purpose. Set it free at UW-Stevens Point.

One of America’s Best Values for Purpose-Driven Education

UW-Stevens Point is on a mission to reimagine the world. One student at a time. We are scientists, doctors, environmentalists, entrepreneurs, artists and more, here to empower you to become what only you can be. At a price that is surprisingly affordable.

At a Glance

15
TOP 15 REGIONAL PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES IN THE MIDWEST
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TOP 3 INDUSTRIES WHERE UWSP GRADUATES BEGIN CAREERS: K-12 EDUCATION, HEALTH CARE AND GOVERNMENT
70Percent
OF UWSP GRADUATES REPORTED HAVING JOBS PRIOR TO COMMENCEMENT

HIT SUBMIT ON YOUR APPLICATION AUGUST 1

There’s no better place to Discover Your Purpose than UW-Stevens Point! Starting August 1, future students can begin to apply to UWSP for fall 2023! First-year students, who apply in August to the main campus, will be guaranteed a $250 Pointer Promise Scholarship. For an additional $250, take our Discover Your Purpose quiz below before Aug. 1.
Discover Your Purpose Quiz

Your Climb Begins Here

Propel your journey of self-discovery with our Discover Your Purpose quiz. Find your unique talents and explore career possibilities. Your first step is only a click away.

Money’s 2022 Best Colleges

Money Magazine has named UW-Stevens Point a ‘Great Value’ school. UWSP offers a quality education at an affordable cost.
Graduate student being hooded at outside Spring Commencement by faculty member.

ADVANCE YOUR PURPOSE WITH A HIGHER DEGREE

GRADUATE SCHOOL

With more than 30 advanced degree programs across four colleges, our distinguished faculty are experts in their fields. Think of them as learning partners, here to help you take your career to staggering new heights.

Our Campuses

Wisconsin’s heartland is a place like no other. From snowboarding to kayaking, hiking to biking, authentic food to local artisans, UW-Stevens Point campuses are steeped in rich experiences of culture and nature. Places like this really do exist.
Stevens Point campus at night.

Stevens Point

Our extraordinary 406-acre flagship campus in Stevens Point is renowned for its scenic beauty, but its diverse range of cultural, athletic and social landscapes are every bit as breathtaking.
An outdoor photo of our STEM building at UW-Stevens Point at Marshfield.

Marshfield

Picture state-of-the-art living and learning facilities nestled within an idyllic small-town setting and it’s easy to see why so many seek a world-class education at our Marshfield campus.
Wausau main campus building outside on a sunny day.

Wausau

In a park-like setting just steps from the Wisconsin River, our Wausau campus offers a vibrant, educational community that just so happens to be in the heart of a city full of inspiration.
Student smiling and doing work on a laptop outside.

Online

UW-Stevens Point offers the freedom of learning 100% online with accredited programs, individual courses, and continuing education options.

Where Your Point of Transformation Begins

Learning at UW-Stevens Point is fueled by an abundance of uncommon experiences, both inside and outside the classroom. We stand out from the others. You will, too.
Political science students in a lecture with a professor at the Chemistry Biology Building outdoor classroom.

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

Our faculty are educators, researchers and scholars, with a high percentage holding a Ph.D. They inspire curiosity and critical thinking in rigorous academic programs, many of which are accredited. Behind every Pointer is a team of teachers, mentors, and advisors, preparing students for stand-out careers.
Student is smiling in the Native American Center and wearing a Native Nations UW System shirt.

EQUITY, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

Our Stevens Point campus occupies the lands of the Ho-Chunk and Menominee people, where we open our doors to all people, from all walks of life, from all over the world. Embracing our differences is the Point way. Here, you will find a sense of belonging that feels like home.
Students in the paper science and engineering lab with professor teaching them.

APPLIED LEARNING

Transformation happens when classroom learning pairs with first-hand experiences. From internships to community service, student clubs to study abroad, research to athletics, our students graduate with the leadership and critical thinking skills needed to harness their potential.
Students in a biology class inside the Tropical Conservatory.

SUSTAINABILITY

Point is known globally for its work to preserve the planet. We show communities how to live sustainably while thriving with culture, innovation, wellness and nature. From locally-sourced food to 100% renewable electricity, outdoor reserves to our bee-friendly campus, we bring the gold to green living.
UW-Stevens Point is ranked among the best public universities in the Midwest, according to U.S. News and World Report.