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UW SYSTEM ONLINE APPLICATION

Students can apply to Stevens Point, Marshfield or Wausau easily by submitting their UW System application. Graduate students must apply by using the UW System application. A paper application can be requested by calling 715-346-2441.
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COMMON APPLICATION

Students who apply to UW-Stevens Point can submit their application through the Common Application. Marshfield and Wausau students can apply by using the UW System application.

FOR STEPS ON THE APPLICATION PROCESS, SELECT YOUR STUDENT TYPE BELOW:

  1. Complete the UW System application or the common application. UW-Stevens Point does not publish a specific application deadline date. Early application is recommended. If you prefer to complete a paper application, you may download a copy, or request a copy from the UW System HELP Office 800-442-6459 or the UWSP Office of Admissions and Recruitment at 715-346-2441.
  2. Ask your high school to send us an official copy of your high school transcript. We will accept self-reported/unofficial transcripts for admission purposes. (Please note: As an alternative, we also accept electronic high school transcripts sent through Parchment and Connect.edu from high schools that take advantage of this option.
  3. We do not require letters of recommendation. If your academic record is not strong or you have extenuating circumstances you would like us to consider, you are welcome to submit letters of recommendation for our review.
  4. UW-Stevens Point campuses are test-optional. Scores are not required for admission purposes. If you choose to send your ACT or SAT scores UWSP codes are: ACT code is 4680; SAT I is 1919.
  5. If you have taken any college courses, ask each college you’ve attended to send official copies of your transcripts to the UWSP Office of Admissions.

Special Information for Music, Dance and Theatre Arts Majors

Students interested in the BA Dance, BA Drama, BFA Musical Theatre, BFA Acting, and BFA Design Technology programs and Music are required to complete an on-campus performance audition and/or interview. Visit the Theatre & Dance Audition Page or Music Audition Page for detailed information. You may contact the Department of Theatre and Dance at 715-346-4429 or theatre@uwsp.edu​, or the Department of Music at 715-346-3107 or music@uwsp.edu​ with any questions.

Applicants from Alternative Educational Backgrounds

Applicants from alternative educational backgrounds (e.g. home schooled) generally must meet the requirements for college preparatory credits as listed above and submit an ACT or SAT I score report and transcript(s) from any recognized high school(s) attended. Applications will be considered on an individual basis.​​​​​​​

For more information see first-year students.

  1. To apply to UW-Stevens Point as a transfer or re-entry student, complete the UW System admission application form. You may apply online here or submit a paper application to:

    UW-Stevens Point
    Office of Admissions and Recruitment
    2108 Fourth Avenue
    Stevens Point, WI 54481

    If you prefer to complete a paper application, you may download a copy, or request a copy from the UW System HELP Office 800-442-6459 or the UWSP Office of Admissions and Recruitment 715-346-2441.

  2. Ask your high school to send an official copy of your high school transcript directly to the UW-Stevens Point Office of Admissions and Recruitment at 2108 Fourth Avenue, Stevens Point WI 54481-3897. (Please note: We do accept electronic transcripts sent through Docufide and Connect.edu).
  3. If you did not graduate from a recognized high school, you must submit evidence (i.e., official score report) of satisfactory completion of the requirements for a high school equivalency certificate or a diploma based on the General Education Development (GED) examination or the Wisconsin High School Equivalency Examination or other established criteria. You will also need to submit an official high school transcript from the last high school you attended.
  4. Ask each college (including other UW System campuses) and other post-secondary schools you have attended to send an official transcript directly to the UW-Stevens Point Office of Admissions. If you are currently enrolled in college, request that another official transcript also be sent after all current work is complete. We cannot accept transcripts that have been issued to the student. (Please Note: We do accept electronic transcripts sent through Docufide and Connect.edu.)
  5. If you have taken Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB) or College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) exams, you will need to have your official score report sent to the UWSP Admissions Office so we may review it for possible credit. Information on credits awarded for these exams and how to obtain your official score report is available here.

For more information see transfer or re-entry students.

  1. To apply for admission to graduate study at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, please submit the following:
    • A completed UW System Online Graduate Application. Be certain to list all colleges and/or universities you have attended. You may also obtain a written graduate application by calling the UWSP Admissions Office at 715-346-2441, by writing the Admissions Office at 2108 Fourth Avenue, Stevens Point, WI 54481, or by filling out the information request form.
    • $56 graduate application fee. Wisconsin statutes require that the application fee accompany your application for admission. The fee is nonrefundable, and your application will not be processed until the application fee has been received. Checks or money orders should be made payable to the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. If you are applying electronically you can pay with a credit card when you submit your application.
    • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended (both undergraduate and graduate). Arrange to have official transcripts from each institution you attended sent directly to the Admissions Office. If you attended UW-Stevens Point as an admitted student in the past, you do not need to request your UW-Stevens Point transcripts from us. We will request UW-Stevens Point transcripts on your behalf. The transcript from the college from which you graduated must indicate that you earned a bachelor’s degree. Transcripts from each institution are required before your application can be processed. (Please note: We do accept electronic transcripts sent through Docufide and Connect.edu).
  2. ​Successful admission to graduate study requires admission to a specific graduate degree program. A copy of your completed application, as well as a copy of each of your transcripts, will be sent to the program coordinator of the graduate program you have chosen. Many of our graduate degree programs require additional materials such as letters of reference, personal interviews, standardized test scores, verification of certification, etc. The graduate program coordinator will contact you for any additional material needed to determine your acceptability to the program.
  3. International students should contact the Office of Admissions and Recruitment at 715-346-2441 or admiss@uwsp.edu for graduate application materials.

Non-degree Seeking Graduate Students

If you wish to take graduate courses but do not want to pursue a master’s degree at UW-Stevens Point, you may register as a graduate special. You must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in order to attend as a graduate non-degree seeking. You do not need to complete a formal application process. You will be granted graduate non-degree seeking status when you register for classes.

As a graduate non-degree seeking student you may enroll in graduate-level courses and receive graduate credit for teacher certification requirements or for personal enrichment. A maximum of 9 credits can apply toward a master’s degree provided they are approved by your advisor and fit within the seven-year time period required for completion of the degree. If you decide to pursue a master’s degree, it is in your best interest to change your status to graduate regular as soon as possible.

For more information see graduate students.

If you are applying as an international student, final deadline to complete your application with all required materials for fall semester (starting in September) is June 30th. The final deadline for spring semester (starting in January) is October 31st.

Required materials for your application can be found here.

If you have questions or concerns about applying as an international student, please contact Krista Nelsen here.

The paper application asks for the following items:

  1. Your name as it appears in your passport
  2. A stable email address we can use to communicate with you on a regular and on-going basis
  3. A phone number we can use to reach you in the event we have questions

We also request details about your current and previous studies as well as your learning goals at UW-Stevens Point.

Finally, we ask about your living preferences. Your responses to these questions are shared with the UW-Stevens Point Office of Housing and Residence Life and are considered when making your campus housing assignment.

The number one reason admission decisions are delayed is due to incomplete application forms. Please help us to help you by making sure you answer all questions on the application.

See more information for international students.

  1. Meet with your school counselor to see if taking college courses will work with your schedule and if you are ready to take college courses.
  2. Complete the University of Wisconsin System: Early College Credit Program and High School Special Agreement FormImportant: All required sections, columns and signatures on the form must be completed. Please review on page 2 the responsibilities for student/parent/guardian/foster parent and school district. This form must be completed every semester you are interested in participating in the program. To view courses visit UW-Stevens Point Course Timetable.
  3. Apply to a UW-Stevens Point Campus (Stevens Point, Marshfield or Wausau) UW System online application.
  4. Request your high school to send your high school transcript.
  5. Submit any documentation needed for course prerequisites: ACT scores, AP scores, transcripts from other universities and/or technical colleges. For math, English and foreign language courses, students may be required to take a placement test.
  6. Send admission documentation to UW-Stevens Point at Marshfield, Attn: Angela Schmidt, 2000 W 5th Street, Marshfield, WI 54449 or email aschmidt@uwsp.edu.

For more information see high school programs.

  1. Non-degree seeking students at UW-Stevens Point (excluding high school students) should fill out the UW-System Application for non-degree student admission.
  2. High School students who wish to take college courses please refer to the Early College Credit Program.
  3. The timetable of classes for each semester may be viewed online at http://www.uwsp.edu/regrec/Pages/timetable.aspx​​.
  4. Non-degree seeking students register for classes on a space-available basis. Seat availability information by course is available online.
  5. Unless they are currently attending high school, non-degree seeking students must have graduated from high school or its equivalent. Students under the age of 21 without transfer credits must meet current new freshman requirements and provide a copy of their high school transcript to demonstrate that the criteria have been met. Transfer students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.00 or higher. Some record of previous academic work may be required to establish academic eligibility.
  6. Non-degree seeking students may attend summer school without establishing academic eligibility.
  7. Before enrolling in English or math courses, non-degree seeking students must take English and math placement tests. Placement tests are also required for students taking advanced foreign language courses.

For more information see non-degree seeking students.

CONTACT US

Office of Admissions and Recruitment
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
2101 Fourth Avenue
Stevens Point, WI 54481-3897
715-346-2441
admiss@uwsp.edu

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