University of Wisconsin - Superior Overview
Located in Superior, Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin - Superior is a public institution. The suburban atmosphere of Superior makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.
What Is University of Wisconsin - Superior Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the master's degree is the highest award a student can attain at UW - Superior.
- In 2017-2018, 76% of the faculty were full-time.
University of Wisconsin - Superior Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UW - Superior.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards UW - Superior has earned from around the web.
|#36||Best Value Colleges for Social Work||College Factual|
|#37||Best Social Work Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#48||Best Public Administration & Social Service Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#56||Best Value Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service||College Factual|
|#69||Best Value Colleges for General Biology||College Factual|
|#74||Best Value Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences||College Factual|
Where Is University of Wisconsin - Superior?
Contact details for UW - Superior are given below.
|Address:||1605 Catlin Ave, Superior, WI 54880-4500|
How Do I Get Into UW - Superior?
You can apply to UW - Superior online at: https://apply.wisconsin.edu/
Admission Requirements for UW - Superior
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||required|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||considered but not required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into UW - Superior?
Approximately 39% of accepted students are men and 61% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 86%, and the acceptance rate for women is 86%.
Average Test Scores
About 0% of students accepted to UW - Superior submitted their SAT scores.UW - Superior received ACT scores from 88% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 16 and 23. Math scores were between 17 and 23. Composite scores were between 18 and 24.
Can I Afford University of Wisconsin - Superior?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At UW - Superior, approximately 58% of students took out student loans averaging $5,989 a year. That adds up to $23,956 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at UW - Superior is 6.9%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
University of Wisconsin - Superior Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 395 graduate students at the school.
Of the 1,570 full-time undergraduates at UW - Superior, 39% are male and 61% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Wisconsin - Superior students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||36|
|Hispanic or Latino||66|
Wisconsin students aren't the only ones who study at University of Wisconsin - Superior. At this time, 11 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Online Learning at University of Wisconsin - Superior
The following chart shows how the online learning population at UW - Superior has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 25th most popular in Wisconsin for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Affordability Rankings of UW - Superior
The following table shows how UW - Superior is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.
|Major||Tuition for In-State Students||Tuition for Out-of-State Students|
|Health Sciences & Services||#29||#19|
|English Language & Literature||#39||#36|
|Communication & Media Studies||#43||#32|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||#43||#28|
|Communication & Journalism||#46||#29|
|Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies||#55||#43|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||#73||#64|
Online Growth Rankings of UW - Superior
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Wisconsin - Superior was 13.7%. This is the #1,243 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UW - Superior regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UW - Superior majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Health Sciences & Services||63%|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||20%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UW - Superior ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UW - Superior.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Health Sciences & Services||#112|
|Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies||#340|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||#398|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
University of Wisconsin - Superior Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
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