University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$6,698

6.35% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$12,556

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

3.75%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

81.4%

3,989 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

8,627

90.4% 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 (228 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (167 degrees), and General Psychology (115 degrees).

In 2016, 2,345 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. 55% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (2,139 degrees), 35.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (60 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is $6,698, which is $-13,462 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is $6,698, which is $-13,462 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,556.

In 2016, 51% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 65% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,698

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point was $6,698. The cost of tuition at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is $-13,462 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$12,556

2016 Value

8.74%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,556. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point grew by 8.74%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,358

Room and Board

$500

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point was of $7,358 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $500. The cost of room and board increased by 8.02% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

51%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

65%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

51% of undergraduate students at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 2% with respect to 2015, when 50% 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.

3.75%

2015 Default Rate

93

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point was 3.75%, which represents 93 out of the 2480 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 3,989 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 8.95% annual decline. Out of those 3,989 applicants, 3,248 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 81.4% acceptance rate.

There were 8,627 students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in 2016, and 0% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point has an overall enrollment yield of 49%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

81.4%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

3,248

Accepted Out of 3,989

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point was 81.4% (3,248 admissions from 3,989 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 90.1%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -8.95%, while admissions declined by -17.7%.

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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 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point has a total enrollment of 8,627 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is 7,797 students and the part-time enrollment is 830. This means that 90.4% 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 86.8% White, 3.65% Hispanic or Latino, 2.84% Asian, 2.48% Black or African American, 2.03% Two or More Races, 0.429% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0695% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (45%), followed by White Male (41.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (2.21%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (79.5%), followed by White Male (17.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (0.893%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

90.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, both undergraduate and graduate, is 8,627 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is 7,797 and the part-time enrollment is 830. This means that 90.4% of students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

73%

2016 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 73%. 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

    7,485

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    315

  3. Asian

    245

The enrolled student population at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is 86.8% White, 3.65% Hispanic or Latino, 2.84% Asian, 2.48% Black or African American, 2.03% Two or More Races, 0.429% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0695% 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 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% 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, 9 students (0.104%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 235 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 (2,139 degrees awarded). There were 35.6 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (60 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is General Business Administration & Management (228 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (167 degrees) and General Psychology (115 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 (376 degrees awarded), Biology (208 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (39 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 & surgeons (406,205 people), Miscellaneous managers (243,844 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (215,445 people), Postsecondary teachers (209,940 people), and Designers (193,993 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point are Natural Resources & Conservation (376 degrees awarded), Biology (208 degrees), Language & Linguistics (39 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (163 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (17 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

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 Real estate brokers & sales agents, Physicians & surgeons, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Dentists, and Credit counselors & loan officers

The most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point are Natural Resources & Conservation (376 degrees awarded), Biology (208 degrees), Language & Linguistics (39 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (163 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (17 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

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 Hospitals (511,196 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (412,549 people), Elementary & secondary schools (388,627 people), Offices of physicians (169,396 people), and Scientific research & development services (124,831 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point are Natural Resources & Conservation (376 degrees awarded), Biology (208 degrees), Language & Linguistics (39 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (163 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (17 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.

Most Common

  1. 228 degrees awarded

  2. 167 degrees awarded

  3. 115 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point was General Business Administration & Management with 228 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,055

  2. 1,290

In 2016, 1,055 degrees were awarded to men at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, which is 0.818 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,290).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 149 degrees were awarded to men at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.89 times more than the 79 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 108 degrees were awarded to women at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in General Biological Sciences, which is 1.83 times more than the 59 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

26%

100% Completion Time

60%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 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, 60% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 62% 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

    2,139 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    60 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    43 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is white (2,139 degrees awarded). There were 35.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (60 degrees).

0.128% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    1,175 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    964 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    36 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is white female (1,175 degrees awarded). There were 1.22 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (964 degrees).

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Operations

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point has an endowment valued at nearly $25.1M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $72.4k (0.289%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point had a total expenditure of $165M. Of that $165M, they spent $74.7M on salaries and $165M on benefits.

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point employs 126 Professors, 112 Assistant professors, and 71 Associate professors. Most academics at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point are Male Professors (77), Male Assistant professors(66), and Female Professors (49).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point are: Service, with 116 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 114 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 108 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$25.1M

2015 Endowment

15%

growth from 2014

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point has an endowment valued at about $25.1M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point grew 15% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.75M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $3.73M - Federal

  2. $3.66M - State

  3. $81.2k - Local

As of 2015, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point received $3.73M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $3.66M from state grants and contracts, and $81.2k 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.

$74.7M

Salary Expenditure

$165M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point had a total expenditure of $165M. Of that $165M, they spent $74.7M on salaries and $165M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$74.7M

2015 Salaries

2.63%

growth from 2014

In 2015, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point paid a median of $74.7M in salaries, which represents 45.2% of their overall expenditure ($165M) and a 2.63% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.19% growth from 2013 and a 0.315% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$22M

Instructional Salaries

363

Number of Employees

In 2015, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point paid a total of $22M to 363 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

126 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

116 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point were Professor with 126 employees; Assistant professor with 112 employees; and Assistant professor with 71 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point were Service with 116 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 114 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 108 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 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point was Male Professor with 77 employees, Male Assistant professor with 66 employees, and Female Professor with 49 employees.

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

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