Stevens Point, Wisconsin = Small Town, USA
The University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point is located in Stevens Point,
Wisconsin (airport code CWA). Stevens Point is the county seat and the area is
home to nearly 70,000 people.
fall color along the Wisconsin River
Central Wisconsin enjoys a four season climate with comfortable summers and
cold (often snowy!) winters. Students frequently remark that our green spring
times and colorful autumns are simply amazing.
Its safe environment and a reasonable cost of living make Central Wisconsin
an inviting place to live. The university supports major music, dance, and
theater groups. An energetic nightlife, excellent restaurants, art museums, and
galleries contribute to Stevens Point’s livability. Our students tell us that
Stevens Point is a great place to study: the people here are welcoming and proud
to share their community with visitors.
Once known for trading posts and the lumber industry, the Stevens Point area
now has a diverse economy. It is home to many world headquarters, such as Delta
Dental, Sentry Insurance, the Noel Group, and Herrschners. An area proud of its
history and traditions, central Wisconsin is home to Wisconsin’s first Polish
American settlements. The area is known for its miles of beautiful scenery for
hiking and biking with an abundance of well maintained trails and parks. The
Wisconsin River and area lakes offer miles of serene settings for unlimited
For more details on Stevens Point and Central Wisconsin, visit the Stevens
Point Area Visitors and Convention Bureau: http://www.stevenspointarea.com.