A challenging academic environment, the University of Wisconsin-Superior offers one-on-one contact with professors, innovative academic programs, numerous research and performance opportunities, and first-rate facilities. Students learn off campus through internships, academic service-learning, and campus opportunities.
The University of Wisconsin-Superior is a dynamic public university of approximately 2,650 students in the Duluth-Superior MN-WI metro area, which is on the western tip of Lake Superior. Founded in 1893 as a teachers college, UW-Superior now offers more than 30 undergraduate majors and 5 graduate programs in the sciences, arts and professions. It joined the University of Wisconsin System in 1971. Our size and 14-to-1 student-teacher ratio give faculty members time to engage, challenge and mentor students. Students apply academic knowledge to projects that meet real community needs in the Academic Service-Learning program. Researchers at four institutes study Lake Superior's ecosystem and work to improve the transport and shipping industries in sustainable ways. UW-Superior's graduates are regional and national leaders in government, education, business, the arts and the professions. Our largest majors are Elementary Education, Communicating Arts, Business Administration, Biology, Physical Education, Visual Arts, Legal Studies, Interdisciplinary, and Social Work.