Belknap and Catlin, PO Box 2000 Superior, WI 54880-4500 715-394-8230
About University of Wisconsin-Superior
  • Year of Foundation 1893
  • Size of Campus 230 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 2,583
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 57% 43% 44%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $5,866 In state, $14,742 Out of state
  • Room and Board $5,730
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $44
  • Enrollment No. 2,515
The University of Wisconsin–Superior (also known as UW–Superior, UWS or Superior) is a public university located in Superior, Wisconsin. UW–Superior grants bachelor's, master's, and specialist's degrees. The university currently enrolls 2,500 undergraduate and 300 graduate students. Originally named Superior Normal School, the university was founded by Wisconsin legislators as a school to train teachers in 1893.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, smoking prohibited, other
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Delta Gamma, the Criminal Justice Honor Society;
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 1
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Grace Campus Fellowship; Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship (IVCF); Campus Crusade for Christ; Open Door Fellowship; Newman Center Ministry to Young Adults; Students of Buddhist Philosophy & Meditation; Lutheran Student Fel
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) American Indian Student Organization, Association of Students of African Descent, American Indian Science and Engineering Society, Asian Pacific Association, International Student Organization, German Club
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Duluth, MN (10), Superior, WI (2)
  • Distance to nearest train Minneapolis, MN (150)
  • Distance to nearest bus Duluth, MN (4)
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 0%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 22%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 5
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 20%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (72%), women's dorms (26%), special housing for disabled students (1%), other housing options (1%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 80%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
Campus Services
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Number of e-books 12,624
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Museums Kruk Gallery in Holden Fine and Applied Arts BuildingBrand new fall 2003 15 million Health & Wellness Center with regulation running track, climbing wall, classrooms, racquetball, fitness and weight room facilities, plus completely renovated Gates Physic
  • Number Of Books in Library 259,202
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 700
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 4,323
  • Number Of Microforms 1,112,362
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 806
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Computer Courses No
Student Employment and Career
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Walgreens,Target Corporation, Wells Fargo Bank, 50 Below Sales and Marketing, University of Wisconsin Superior, School District of Superior, School District of Clark County, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Minnesota-Duluth)
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,126
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 15%
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities City