University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$6,698

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$12,935

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

3.55%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

83.6%

3,655 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

8,222

89.3% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

63.3%

1,041 Graduates

About

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is a higher education institution located in Portage County, WI. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point were General Business Administration & Management (182 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (148 degrees), and Natural Resource Management & Policy (121 degrees).

In 2017, 2,172 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. 57.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,944 degrees), 30.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (64 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is $6,698, which is $-14,035 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is $6,698, which is $-14,035 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,935.

In 2017, 54% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 65% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,698

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point was $6,698. The cost of tuition at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is $-14,035 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$12,935

2017 Value

3.02%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,935. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point grew by 3.02%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,487

Room and Board

$500

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point was of $7,487 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $500. The cost of room and board increased by 1.75% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

54%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

65%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

54% of undergraduate students at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 5.88% with respect to 2016, when 51% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

3.55%

2016 Default Rate

90

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point was 3.55%, which represents 90 out of the 2536 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point received 3,655 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 8.37% annual decline. Out of those 3,655 applicants, 3,054 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 83.6% acceptance rate.

There were 8,222 students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in 2017, and 0% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point has an overall enrollment yield of 51.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

83.6%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

3,054

Accepted Out of 3,655

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point was 83.6% (3,054 admissions from 3,655 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 81.4%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -8.37%, while admissions declined by -5.97%.

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SAT Scores

0%

Submission Percentage

0

Scores Submitted

0% of enrolled first-time students at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point has a total enrollment of 8,222 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is 7,339 students and the part-time enrollment is 883. This means that 89.3% of students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, both undergraduate and graduate, is 86.6% White, 3.51% Hispanic or Latino, 3.04% Asian, 2.31% Two or More Races, 2.23% Black or African American, 0.401% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0851% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (45.6%), followed by White Male (40.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (2.03%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (73.9%), followed by White Male (20.9%) and Two or More Races Female (1.74%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

89.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, both undergraduate and graduate, is 8,222 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is 7,339 and the part-time enrollment is 883. This means that 89.3% of students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

74%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point was 74%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    7,119

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    289

  3. Asian

    250

The enrolled student population at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is 86.6% White, 3.51% Hispanic or Latino, 3.04% Asian, 2.31% Two or More Races, 2.23% Black or African American, 0.401% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0851% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 25 students (0.304%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 332 more women than men received degrees from University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. The majority of degree recipients at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point are white (1,944 degrees awarded). There were 30.4 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (64 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is General Business Administration & Management (182 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (148 degrees) and Natural Resource Management & Policy (121 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Natural Resources & Conservation (354 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (43 degrees), and Biology (176 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point are Physicians (396,888 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (226,707 people), Postsecondary teachers (210,732 people), Other managers (193,557 people), and Graphic designers (93,158 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point are Natural Resources & Conservation (354 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (43 degrees), Biology (176 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (17 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (133 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point are Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Dentists, Physicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point are Natural Resources & Conservation (354 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (43 degrees), Biology (176 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (17 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (133 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (506,696 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (436,871 people), Elementary & secondary schools (407,747 people), Offices of physicians (187,073 people), and Computer Systems Design (128,806 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point are Natural Resources & Conservation (354 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (43 degrees), Biology (176 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (17 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (133 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point was General Business Administration & Management with 182 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 920

  2. 1,252

In 2017, 920 degrees were awarded to men at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, which is 0.735 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,252).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 101 degrees were awarded to men at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.25 times more than the 81 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 95 degrees were awarded to women at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in General Biological Sciences, which is 1.79 times more than the 53 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

26%

100% Completion Time

64%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 26% of students graduating from University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 64% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 65% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Hispanic or Latino Male

Highest Graduation Rate (82.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is Male and Hispanic or Latino (82.4% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.192% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,944 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    64 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    52 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is white (1,944 degrees awarded). There were 30.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (64 degrees).

0.414% of degree recipients (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    1,119 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    825 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    42 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is white female (1,119 degrees awarded). There were 1.36 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (825 degrees).

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Operations

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point has an endowment valued at nearly $30.3M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $338k (1.11%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point had a total expenditure of $163M. Of that $163M, they spent $66.6M on salaries and $163M on benefits.

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point employs 137 Professors, 106 Assistant professors, and 70 Associate professors. Most academics at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point are Male Professors (82), Male Assistant professors(61), and Female Professors (55).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point are: Service, with 122 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 113 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 106 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$30.3M

2017 Endowment

8.66%

growth from 2016

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point has an endowment valued at about $30.3M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point grew 8.66% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.78M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $4M - Federal

  2. $4.42M - State

  3. $216k - Local

As of 2017, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point received $4M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.42M from state grants and contracts, and $216k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$66.6M

Salary Expenditure

$163M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point had a total expenditure of $163M. Of that $163M, they spent $66.6M on salaries and $163M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$66.6M

2017 Salaries

0.244%

growth from 2016

In 2017, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point paid a median of $66.6M in salaries, which represents 40.9% of their overall expenditure ($163M) and a 0.244% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 11.1% decline from 2015 and a 2.63% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$21.7M

Instructional Salaries

355

Number of Employees

In 2017, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point paid a total of $21.7M to 355 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.62M (33.5%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

137 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

122 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point were Professor with 137 employees; Assistant professor with 106 employees; and Assistant professor with 70 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point were Service with 122 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 113 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 106 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Female Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point was Male Professor with 82 employees, Male Assistant professor with 61 employees, and Female Professor with 55 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

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