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University of Wisconsin - Superior Overview

University of Wisconsin - Superior is a public institution located in Superior, Wisconsin. Superior is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

What Is University of Wisconsin - Superior Known For?

478 Undergraduate Awards
$23,306 Avg Cost After Aid
76% Acceptance Rate
  • The highest award offered at UW - Superior is the master's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 74% of the faculty were full-time.

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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.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Value Sustainability Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Best Value Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#14 Best Value Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#22 Best Value Social Work Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#28 Best Value Public Administration & Social Service Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#32 Best Social Work Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#48 Best Public Administration & Social Service Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#54 Best Value Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#77 Best Value General Biology Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#124 Best Value Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards UW - Superior has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#28 Highest Paid Social Work Graduates College Factual
#51 Highest Paid Public Administration & Social Service Graduates College Factual

Where Is University of Wisconsin - Superior?

Location of University of Wisconsin - Superior

Contact details for UW - Superior are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1605 Catlin Ave, Superior, WI 54880-4500
Phone: 715-394-8101
Website: https://www.uwsuper.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/uwsuper
Twitter: https://twitter.com/uw_superior

How Do I Get Into UW - Superior?

You can apply to UW - Superior online at: https://apply.wisconsin.edu

Admission Requirements for UW - Superior

Submission Required?
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 required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UW - Superior?

76% Acceptance Rate
58% Of Accepted Are Women
0% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at University of Wisconsin - Superior is 76%. This means that is not quite as selective as some schools, but you'll still need to submit a good application if you want to be considered by the admissions department.

Approximately 42% of accepted students are men and 58% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 75%, and the acceptance rate for women is 77%.

Average Test Scores

About 0% of students accepted to UW - Superior submitted their SAT scores.UW - Superior received ACT scores from 82% 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 24. Composite scores were between 18 and 23.

ACT English Scores for University of Wisconsin - Superior  ( 16 to 23 )
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ACT Math Scores for University of Wisconsin - Superior  ( 17 to 24 )
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ACT Composite Scores for University of Wisconsin - Superior  ( 18 to 23 )
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36

Can I Afford University of Wisconsin - Superior?

$23,306 Net Price
60% Take Out Loans
5.1% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UW - Superior is $23,306. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At UW - Superior, approximately 60% of students took out student loans averaging $6,402 a year. That adds up to $25,608 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UW - Superior is 5.1%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

University of Wisconsin - Superior Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,716 Full-Time Undergraduates
60% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,263 undergraduate students at UW - Superior, with 1,716 being full-time and 547 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  UW - Superior

There are also 351 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,716 full-time undergraduates at UW - Superior, 40% are male and 60% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  UW - Superior

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Wisconsin - Superior students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UW - Superior Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 17
Black or African American 34
Hispanic or Latino 68
White 1,320
International Students 186
Other Races/Ethnicities 91

Geographic Diversity

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

816 Took All Classes Online
1,222 Took At Least One Class Online
9.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 3 bachelor’s degree and 6 master’s degree programs available online at UW - Superior. In 2017-2018, 1,222 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UW - Superior has changed over the last few years.

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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 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of UW - Superior

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Wisconsin - Superior was 9.4%. This is the #1,379 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
Education 17%
Educational Administration 66%
Special Education 38%
Sustainability Science 20%
Teacher Education Grade Specific 7%

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
Sustainability Science #7
Health Sciences & Services #35
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies #58
Special Education #110
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #118
Teacher Education Grade Specific #156
Educational Administration #160
Education #381
Health Professions #491

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.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 0 0 0 86 0 86
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 0 0 55 13 68
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 0 0 45 0 45
Educational Administration 0 0 0 0 38 38
General Biology 0 0 0 33 0 33
Special Education 0 0 0 0 32 32
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 0 32 0 32
Communication & Media Studies 0 0 0 27 1 28
General Psychology 0 0 0 27 0 27
Social Work 0 0 0 26 0 26
Non-Professional General Legal Studies 0 0 0 18 0 18
Fine & Studio Arts 0 0 0 14 4 18
Student Counseling 0 0 0 0 16 16
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 16 0 0 0 16
Accounting 0 0 0 15 0 15
Sustainability Science 0 0 0 6 4 10
Economics 0 0 0 10 0 10
Computer Information Systems 3 0 0 6 0 9
Writing Studies 0 0 0 7 0 7
Political Science & Government 0 0 0 7 0 7
Health Sciences & Services 0 0 0 5 1 6
Mathematics 0 0 0 6 0 6
General English Literature 0 0 0 5 0 5
History 0 0 0 4 0 4
Legal Support Services 1 0 3 0 0 4
Computational Science 0 0 0 0 4 4
Natural Resources Conservation 0 0 0 3 0 3
Philosophy 3 0 0 0 0 3
Chemistry 0 0 0 3 0 3
Sociology 0 0 0 3 0 3
Drama & Theater Arts 0 0 0 3 0 3
Biological & Physical Science 0 0 0 2 0 2
General Social Sciences 0 0 0 2 0 2
Music 0 0 0 2 0 2
TOTAL 7 16 3 452 113 591

References

*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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