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Why Work at UW-Stevens Point?

When you become a Pointer, you become a part of a community. The success of our university is largely due to the dedication of the faculty and staff. Providing opportunities that are challenging and rewarding, UW-Stevens Point is a place where employees can expect to grow.

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Quick Facts About UW-Stevens Point

  • The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (UWSP, part of the University of Wisconsin System, is a leading four-year comprehensive institution located in scenic Central Wisconsin.
  • Approximately 8,600 students are enrolled with a student-faculty ratio of 20:1 in the classroom. While primarily serving undergraduates through a variety of baccalaureate programs, UW-Stevens Point also offers several master's level graduate programs and two doctoral programs.
  • U.S. News and World Report ranked the university one of the top 10 public regional universities in the Midwest in 2017.

UW-Stevens Point Locations

UWSP is located in several areas within central and northern Wisconsin.

Stevens Point
A 406-acre campus, UW-Stevens Point includes the 280-acre Schmeeckle Reserve and a 25-acre lake. There are 15 academic buildings, 13 residence halls and three student centers. The newest is the Chemistry-Biology Building, which opened in fall of 2018 and designed as a “science-on-display” facility with state-of-the-art labs and equipment. Jenkins Theatre, Michelsen Hall and Edna Carlsten Gallery in the Noel Fine Arts Center bring theatre, music and visual art to the campus and community. The campus is located midway between Milwaukee and Minneapolis at the intersection of Interstate 39/Highway 51 and U.S. Highway 10.

A wooded, 114-acre campus located in a quiet residential area. The campus, formed in 1963, is west of downtown Marshfield, a community named one of the nation’s best small cities and home to one of the state’s largest healthcare providers, Marshfield Clinic. Campus amenities include the new state-of-the-art Everett Roehl STEM Center, 340-seat Helen Laird Theater, which hosts campus and community performances, and a 99-acre arboretum. The city of Marshfield is located nearly 40 miles northwest of Stevens Point.

An urban campus located in Wausau, Wis., adjacent to the 78-acre Marathon Park and within walking distance from the city’s vibrant and historic downtown. Known for strong science, math, music, and theatre offerings, the campus has been serving Wausau since 1933. Facilities include the James F. Veninga Theater, Ahrnsbrak Gallery, and UW Center for Civic Engagement. The city of Wausau is 35 miles north of Stevens Point.

The university also has three off-site natural resources research field stations to support student learning experiences and our communities.

Take a moment to learn more about each location.

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Declaration to Inclusive Excellence

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (UWSP) is committed to creating and supporting a sustainable, diverse, and inclusive community where all students, faculty, and staff feel physically, emotionally, and psychologically safe to learn and debate complex issues. UWSP has many resources to support this endeavor, visit the UWSP Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion webpage to learn more.

UW-Stevens Point Communities

Learn more about the Stevens Point (aka Point) area and other UW-Stevens Point communities by clicking on the images or links below.


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