More than just classrooms, labs and big buildings, the University of Wisconsin-Superior has stood as a landmark in the City of Superior since 1893, impacting countless lives and careers along the way. Our university was founded as a teacher training school and our name became Superior Normal School. Since then, we have undergone numerous name changes, but our mission has remained the same - to serve the community of Superior, region, and the state of Wisconsin with quality education and innovative teaching.
UW-Superior fosters intellectual growth and career preparation that emphasizes individual attention and embodies respect for diverse cultures and multiple voices. See the many ways weâ€™re keeping that promise to our students, the community and ourselves.
UW-Superior is a public 4-year university in the UW-System. We are home to over 2,500 students, including our online and graduate students.
We offer an average classroom-size of 18 students with an overall 14:1 student-to-faculty ratio. Our faculty are passionate about teaching and our staff members are passionate about student success. Our goals are to educate the student while they are enrolled, and for their future and prepare them with 21st century skills.
At UW-Superior, you will find a plethora of student-focused centers and offices, including:
Office of Multicultural Affairs
Educational Success Center
Disability Support Services
Pruitt Center for Mindfulness and Well-Being
Veteran and Nontraditional Student Center
Gender Equity Center
First Nations Center
Office of International Programs
We offer over 50 majors and minors for students, including Biology, Teacher Education, Business, Social Work, Psychology, Legal Studies, and Communicating Arts among our highest-enrolling programs. Unique programs at our campus include Transportation and Logistics, Theater and Digital Filmmaking, Art Therapy, Multimedia Journalism, Criminal Justice, and Environmental Science.
We have 4 research centers on our campus, providing students with the opportunity to partake in hands-on research alongside faculty members at the undergraduate level.
We are also a NCAA Division III campus, offering 17 men's and women's collegiate sports teams.