University of Wisconsin-Superior

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world rank  2365

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University Overview

Established in 1893, University of Wisconsin-Superior is a non-profit public state liberal arts 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 (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 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 degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 127 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat 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.

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University Identity

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

University Location

Address Belknap Street and Catlin Avenue
Superior
54880-4500 Wisconsin
United States
Tel +1 (715) 394 8101
Fax +1 (715) 394 8363

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New 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
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Belknap & Catlin Avenues
Superior 54880
(715) 394 8052

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, small, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences focus, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Wisconsin-Superior's Library
University of Wisconsin-Superior's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 73,432 physical volumes, 5,068 physical media, 46,027 digital/electronic medium and 192 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
University of Wisconsin-Superior provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 800 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1916


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • 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

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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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