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University of Wisconsin-Superior

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Established in 1893, the University of Wisconsin-Superior is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Superior (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Wisconsin. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, University of Wisconsin-Superior (UW-Superior) is a small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. University of Wisconsin-Superior (UW-Superior) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees and master's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 130-year-old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 70-79% making this US higher education organization a moderately selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UW-Superior also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot

Control

University of Wisconsin-Superior's Control Typepublic

Entity

University of Wisconsin-Superior's Entity Typenon-profit

Size

University of Wisconsin-Superior' Size by Total Enrollmentsmall-sized

Selectivity

University of Wisconsin-Superior's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratemoderately selective

University Identity

Name
Acronym UW-Superior
Founded 1893
Colours Old gold and black
Mascot Yellowjackets

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University Location

Address Belknap Street and Catlin Avenue
Superior
54880-4500 Wisconsin
United States
University of Wisconsin-Superior's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
University of Wisconsin-Superior Phone Number +1 (715) 394 8101
University of Wisconsin-Superior Fax Number +1 (715) 394 8363

Fields of Study / Degree Levels

Introduction

What is the difference between generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following University of Wisconsin-Superior's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify University of Wisconsin-Superior's academic range and degree level offering.




Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees

Introduction

Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.


Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This University of Wisconsin-Superior's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at University of Wisconsin-Superior.

University of Wisconsin-Superior: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-9,999 US$
(6,830-9,110 Euro)
7,500-9,999 US$
(6,830-9,110 Euro)
International
students
15,000-17,499 US$
(13,670-15,950 Euro)
17,500-19,999 US$
(15,950-18,225 Euro)

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Admissions

Introduction

Applying for admission is the first step towards achieving students' academic and career goals and accessing the many opportunities and resources that a university has to offer. Read our Introduction to University Admissions article to learn more.


Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic University of Wisconsin-Superior's admission information.

University of Wisconsin-Superior's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).


University of Wisconsin-Superior's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has University of Wisconsin-Superior a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.


Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

University of Wisconsin-Superior's acceptance rate range is 70-79% making this institution a moderately selective higher education institution.


Admission Requirements Admission Requirements

Secondary school GPA is required Secondary school rank is required Secondary school record is required Completion of college-preparatory program is required Recommendations are neither required nor recommended Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended Admission test scores are required TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is required Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) is neither required nor recommended Source: IPDES


University of Wisconsin-Superior's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.


University of Wisconsin-Superior's Admission Office Admission Office

Belknap & Catlin Avenues
Superior 54880
(715) 394 8052


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Size and Profile

Introduction

University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university or assessing its value. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.


Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for University of Wisconsin-Superior.

University of Wisconsin-Superior's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

University of Wisconsin-Superior has an enrollment range of 2,000-2,999 students making it a small-sized institution.


University of Wisconsin-Superior's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 100-199 academic employees (Faculty).


University of Wisconsin-Superior's Control Type Control Type

University of Wisconsin-Superior is a public higher education institution.


University of Wisconsin-Superior's Entity Type Entity Type

University of Wisconsin-Superior is a non-profit higher education institution.


University of Wisconsin-Superior's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Suburban setting.


University of Wisconsin-Superior's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.


Religious Affiliation

University of Wisconsin-Superior does not have any religious affiliation.


Carnegie Classification

Introduction

The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education is a framework for categorizing colleges and universities in the United States...


The classification was first created by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in 1970, and it has been updated periodically since then. The Carnegie Classification is based on a set of criteria, such as the level and types of degrees offered, research activity and enrollment size. Institutions are classified into one of several categories based on these criteria, ranging from "doctoral universities" with very high research activity to "special focus institutions" that primarily award degrees in a specific field, such as the arts or health professions. The classification allows for quick comparisons between institutions within and across categories.

Carnegie Classification

uniRank provides below the official University of Wisconsin-Superior's Carnegie classification.

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs
Size & Setting Four-year, small, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, medium full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Postbaccalaureate: Education-dominant, with Arts & Sciences

Facilities and Services

Introduction

What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.


University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of University of Wisconsin-Superior's main facilities:


University of Wisconsin-Superior's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit University of Wisconsin-Superior's Library

University of Wisconsin-Superior's library does not have any external branch. The library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium, etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2021 the library reported 75,175 physical volumes, 8,955 physical media, 62,028 digital/electronic media and 203 licensed digital/electronic databases. The library is managed by a total number of 10 full-time employees, including 4 librarians. University of Wisconsin-Superior's library has a total library expenditure greater than $100,000 per year. Source: IPDES.

University of Wisconsin-Superior's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

In particular, the University of Wisconsin-Superior provides on-campus housing and the total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 653 students in the 2021 academic year. Source: IPDES.

University of Wisconsin-Superior's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.



University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of University of Wisconsin-Superior's main services:


University of Wisconsin-Superior's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

University of Wisconsin-Superior's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

University of Wisconsin-Superior's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

In particular, this institution offers some programs fully via distance education at the undergraduate level and at the graduate level. Source: IPDES.

University of Wisconsin-Superior's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

University of Wisconsin-Superior's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.


Recognition and Accreditation

Introduction

There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.


University of Wisconsin-Superior's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

University of Wisconsin-Superior is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Higher Learning Commission

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation

1916


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important University of Wisconsin-Superior's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • American Chemical Society
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs
  • Council on Social Work Education, Board of Accreditation
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation


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Memberships and Affiliations

Introduction

University memberships and affiliations to external organizations can be important for several reasons... read our article about university affiliations and memberships to learn more.


Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important University of Wisconsin-Superior's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • University of Wisconsin System (UW System)
  • Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

Introduction

Most higher education institutions' first-level academic divisions are, depending on the country, one of the following...


  • Colleges
  • Faculties
  • Schools
  • Institutes
  • Academies
  • Departments
  • Divisions
  • Centers

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and fields of study a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure.

Academic Structure

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Social Media

Introduction

Social media can be a powerful tool for Universities to communicate with current students, alumni, faculty, staff and the wider community. But how can social media be important for prospective students? Read our article about the importance of Social Media for universities and prospective students to learn more.


Social Media

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Instagram Instagram

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LinkedIn LinkedIn

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TikTok TikTok

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Free Online Courses

Open Education Global Open Education Global

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