UW-Superior named among Top Public Schools by U.S. News
The University of Wisconsin-Superior has been named among the 2018 Best College by U.S. News. The publication ranked UW-Superior third in Top Public Schools and 36 in Regional Colleges Midwest.
“We are pleased with the rankings and the recognition for our outstanding academic programs, dedicated faculty and individualized attention to our students,” said UW-Superior Chancellor Renée Wachter.
According to U.S. News, postsecondary institutions were scored on several metrics, which included graduation and retention rates, undergraduate academic reputation, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial resources, graduation rate performance and alumni giving rate.
"This new recognition by U.S. News is noteworthy and acknowledges our success in achieving superior outcomes for students," said Jackie Weissenburger, Interim Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. "The UW-Superior faculty and staff excel at providing opportunities to learn and transform lives through high quality instruction and high impact practices."
U.S. News noted UW-Superior’s student-faculty ratio of 13:1, and the school having 59.1 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors include: business, management, marketing, multi/interdisciplinary studies, biological and biomedical sciences, communication and education.