2020-21 International Admissions Guide

2020-21 International Admissions Guide





FINE & APPLIED ARTS Art Education (K-12) Music

BIOLOGY, NATURAL & PHYSICAL SCIENCES Biology Cell/Molecular Biology** Ecology, Aquatic, and Fishery Sciences** Chemistry Environmental Science

TUITION AND FEES Nonresident Tuition and Fees


More than 90 percent of international students received financial assistance/scholarships through the Nonresident Tuition Waiver (NTW) program. Degree-seeking international students who qualify for admission are given consideration for NTW awards, which reduce tuition by $5,300-$7,200, depending on academic achievement. NTW awards are renewable for four years. Many international students work on campus. Continuing students are eligible to apply for more than 100 foundation scholarships after they have finished two semesters. For more information regarding tuition, student job and scholarships, visit uwsuper.edu/oip/costs .

Music Education (K-12) Music Performance

Residence Halls and Meals


Visual Arts

Art Therapy* Studio Art*

BUSINESS & ECONOMICS Accounting Business Administration Finance* International Business* Management* Marketing*



HEALTH-RELATED STUDIES Community/Public Health Promotion Exercise Science INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES Interdisciplinary Studies Major MATH & COMPUTER SCIENCES Computer Science Mathematics PUBLIC AFFAIRS & SOCIAL SCIENCES History Legal Studies Criminal Justice* Psychology Behavioral Neuroscience* Public Leadership and Innovation Social Work

Tuition, Fees, Room and Meals with Nonresident Tuition Waiver (NTW) (scholarship): $15, 535-$17, 435* Other expected expenses include required medical insurance ($1, 770) and books and supplies ($970). Some residence halls cost an additional $400.

Supply Chain Management*

Economics Transportation and Logistics Management COMMUNICATION & LANGUAGES Communicating Arts Communication*

*2020-2021 academic year


ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROGRAMAND CONDITIONAL ADMISSION English Language and Culture Institute (ELCI) is a full time intensive English language program located just 20 minutes from UW-Superior on the campus of the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD). Students who are academically qualified, but do not meet the UW-Superior English proficiency requirement (TOEFL: 61 / IELTS: 5.5/Duolingo 100) are eligible for conditional admission. Conditionally admitted students can enroll at UW-Superior after they have successfully completed their studies at ELCI. No TOEFL or IELTS or Duolingo is required. ELCI students live on the UMD campus, have full access to university facilities and can participate in university activities. Send inquiries to international@uwsuper.edu or WhatsApp +1 715-817-6311.

English Writing

EDUCATION Art Education (K-12) Elementary Education Middle/High School Education

Submit the following items to be considered for undergraduate admission and Nonresident Tuition Waiver (NTW). Color scans are generally accepted. • Application for admission & $25 application fee (uwsuper.edu/apply) • Official Transcripts • Proof of English language proficiency (TOEFL: 61/IELTS: 5.5/ Duolingo 100) • SAT or ACT optional • Financial Verification Form and bank statement

Music Education (K-12) Physical Education (K-12)

MINORS Coaching Gender Studies Geographic Information Systems Philosophy Political Science

Sociology Spanish Sports Management Special Education Theatre

PRE-PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMS Athletic Training Chiropractic Medicine Dentistry Engineering Law Medicine Optometry Pharmacy Physical Therapy ** A focus is an area of emphasis within a major in which a few select upper-division courses are specific to the chosen area of focus. It is not included on a student’s transcript. * A concentration is a specific area of emphasis within a major or subfield, in which approximately half of a student’s classes are directly related to the chosen area of concentration. A concentration is indicated on the student’s transcript.

DESIGN YOUR OWNMAJOR Our individually designed majors and minors enable you to work with an academic advisor to create your own specialized program of study.

APPLICATION DEADLINES Fall Semester (September–December):

July 1

UW-Superior is a public liberal arts university which provides professional preparation through active learning, small classes and personal attention. Learn more about our minors, online programs and graduate programs at uwsuper.edu/degreeprograms.

Spring Semester (January–May):

November 15


LOCATION UW-Superior is located in the safe, welcoming City of Superior, Wisconsin, on the shore of Lake Superior, the largest freshwater lake in the world. Superior is in the Superior-Duluth metro area, a regional tourist destination with a population of 270,000+, including more than 20,000 college/university students.

The University of Wisconsin-Superior is a part of the University of Wisconsin System, one of the largest and strongest public university systems within the United States. UW-Superior is home to more than 200 international students from 40 countries. See why our

students chose UW-Superior at uwsuper.edu/studentstories.


More than 2,600 students are enrolled at UW- Superior. Our classes have a 14:1 student-to- faculty ratio. The average class size on campus is 18 students. Students are supported by friendly, professional and experienced staff in the Office of Intercultural Student Success. UW-Superior offers more than 60 student organizations and 19 varsity sports. There are many opportunities to get involved on campus, conduct research, develop leadership skills, take part in internships or join academic and other kinds of clubs. 95% of students are employed or pursuing a graduate degree six months after graduating.











MAILING ADDRESS: International Admissions UW-Superior, Old Main 133B 801 N. 28th Street Superior, WI 54880-4500 USA



The University of Wisconsin-Superior creates an inclusive environment for all individuals regardless of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, race, national origin, ethnicity, ability, or military status in the execution of its educational programs, activities, employment, daily operations, and admission practices.

UW-Superior is part of the University of Wisconsin System, one of the country’s most respected university systems. Students benefit from our standards of quality, reasonable tuition and easy access to other UW System libraries and programs.

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