Nestled in Central Wisconsin, you will find communities that welcome students with open arms. We joke about finding your “flavor of fun,” because we are home to great restaurants, ice cream shops, local farm sheds and of course cheese factories. If you love the outdoors, you can enjoy the 27-mile Green Circle Trail or ski on top of Rib Mountain in Wausau. Get to know our local arts and culture scene by spending time at the Sculpture Park or listening to the Levitt Amp concert series at Pfiffner Park. Check out UWSP and see for yourself!
With options to study in Stevens Point, Marshfield or Wausau, local students have the opportunity to receive a high quality education close to home. Students can work, take classes and still find time to do fun activities with friends and family.
Choosing a major can be scary, but it doesn’t have to be. With over 120 undergraduate options to choose from, UW-Stevens Point will make sure to find the right program for you. Our academic and career advising team will guide your academic journey. UW-Stevens Point has succeeded in helping thousands of students find their passion. The end goal is to lead you to your future career!
Investing in your education is a big decision. UW-Stevens Point helps make that decision easier by providing scholarship opportunities and financial aid to offset college costs.
Small class sizes allow you to receive personalized attention from our distinguished faculty members. As a UW-Stevens Point student, you will never feel like just a number. Faculty members encourage office hour visits and are ready to go the extra mile to see you walk across the stage at Commencement. Unlike other universities, research opportunities are offered to undergraduates. Students work side-by-side with faculty to find answers to unsolved problems.
Being a UW-Stevens Point student means being more responsive to local needs, and helping to solve regional problems by embracing the sustainability principles of planet, people and profit. Whether you are an avid eco-friendly person or someone who just thinks it’s cool to protect the planet, you will find various ways to join our sustainable community.
Learning never stops at UW-Stevens Point. Whether you are in the classroom, conducting research or working as an intern, you will expand your knowledge and skills to land a job after you graduate. Enjoy learning in our $75 million state-of-the-art Chemistry Biology Building with 19 research and 39 teaching laboratories and a tropical conservatory, we are arguably the best-equipped facility among the 11 four-year UWs that focus on teaching.
Strong corporate partnerships with Sentry Insurance, Skyward, Inc., Delta Dental, Worzalla Publishing and Marshfield Clinic Health System help our students gain hands-on experience in their field of study. In November 2021, The Skyward Internship Center located in the University Science Building, opened its doors to Skyward interns. The designated area provides interns with office space and a direct Skyward internship manager for guidance and mentorship. Skyward employs approximately 50 UW-Stevens Point student interns each year, with employment in programming, customer consulting and support, marketing, accounting and other areas.
Want to be a champion? Us too. We offer 21 varsity sports ranging in hockey, basketball, volleyball, tennis, golf, football, swimming and diving, track and field, baseball, softball and wrestling. We are proud to be the first Wisconsin school to have women’s wrestling. UW-Stevens Point holds Division III National Championship team titles in men’s hockey, men’s and women’s basketball and softball. If varsity level competition is not your interest, check out UW-Stevens Point Club Sports or intramurals. If you have a competitive drive to continue to play a sport, you’re in luck at UW-Stevens Point.
UW-Stevens Point is proud to hold the title of being the first and only Wisconsin school accredited in all areas of the fine arts. Whether you like attending musicals, dance performances, listening to bands play or choirs sing, you will find something to enjoy with our booming arts and culture scene.
1750 registered participants in the open swim program, 16 hours of swimming each week
716 registered climbs at the wall, open three nights per week
164 Group Exercise classes taught for 498 unique participants; each attended an average of three classes.
378 unique participants played 419 games during three blocks of play in Intramurals
799 unique participants attended open gym during the spring and fall, playing basketball, volleyball and using the track in the Multi-Activity Center