Fast Facts

By the Numbers

2,569: Total students enrolled

204: Graduate students enrolled

34,053: Community service hours worked by students last year

708: Online (Distance Learning) students

16:1: Student to faculty ratio


  • Our size and 16-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.

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Points of Pride

96: Percent entering the workforce or continuing their education within six months of graduating

7: Number of consecutive years G.I. Jobs Magazine has recognized UW-Superior as a Military School

127: Number of students hired by the Lake Superior Research Institute during the past decade

4: Number of world-class research centers

2: Rank among UW schools in percentage of undergraduate international students

45: Percent of UW-Superior students involved in solving community issues and priorities through course work as service-learners

2: Rank U.S. News and World Report's "Top Public Schools - Regional Colleges Midwest" list

46: Number of countries represented in the student body


Note: Data is from the Office of Institutional Effectiveness and is updated yearly