University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (UWSP)

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University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point can be found in Stevens Point, WI, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Approximately eight thousand students are enrolled at UWSP.

A large majority of students at UWSP scored between 19 (25th percentile) - 25 (75th percentile) on the ACT exam. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the UWSP average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.98 - 3.33. This school has an acceptance rate of 85 percent with 43 percent of applicants deciding to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall UWSP Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point was reported as 84.5% in Fall 2020 with over 4,190 applications submitted to UWSP. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • UWSP ACT Scores: 19 - 25
  • UWSP Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point has been slowly getting higher over the past years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 81.4%
  • 2017-2018: 83.6%
  • 2018-2019: 83.3%
  • 2019-2020: 84.5%
  • Projected UWSP Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 77.7%

How Does UWSP Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is forty-nine percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Lawrence University62.1%
Saint Norbert College79.8%
Marian University64.6%
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay85.2%
Lakeland College78.1%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to UWSP (Fall 2020)

ACT®Score Range
English17 - 24
Math17 - 25
Composite Score19 - 25
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