Stevens Point, Wisconsin = Sm​all Town, USA

The University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point is located in Stevens Point, Wisconsin (airport code CWA). Stevens Point is the county seat and the area is home to nearly 70,000 people.

Autumn Leaves and Lake 

Spectacular fall color along the Wisconsin River

Central Wisconsin enjoys a four season climate with comfortable summers and cold (often snowy!) winters. Students frequently remark that our green spring times and colorful autumns are simply amazing.

Its safe environment and a reasonable cost of living make Central Wisconsin an inviting place to live. The university supports major music, dance, and theater groups. An energetic nightlife, excellent restaurants, art museums, and galleries contribute to Stevens Point’s livability. Our students tell us that Stevens Point is a great place to study: the people here are welcoming and proud to share their community with visitors.

Once known for trading posts and the lumber industry, the Stevens Point area now has a diverse economy. It is home to many world headquarters, such as Delta Dental, Sentry Insurance, the Noel Group, and Herrschners. An area proud of its history and traditions, central Wisconsin is home to Wisconsin’s first Polish American settlements. The area is known for its miles of beautiful scenery for hiking and biking with an abundance of well maintained trails and parks. The Wisconsin River and area lakes offer miles of serene settings for unlimited recreational opportunities.

For more details on Stevens Point and Central Wisconsin, visit the Stevens Point Area Visitors and Convention Bureau:​​