University of Wisconsin-Superior - UWS • Superior, United States
Originally operating as a institution to train school teachers, today the University of Wisconsin-Superior (or UWS) is a public university made up of both in-person and online students at under and postgraduate levels. There are around 700 online students, 2,500 undergraduates, and 200 postgraduate students. The student body also includes people from over 50 countries across the globe, and an extremely low student-teacher ratio of 14:1 is maintained.
The Superior Normal School, as it was called then, was established in 1893, and today its most popular programmes of study are: biology, communicating arts, social work, legal studies, physical education, business administration, interdisciplinary, psychology, and education. Research, aided by The Grants and Research Office, also takes place at UWS.
As for student life, students may live in the accommodation on campus, and even be placed with others who share the same interests as them. Additionally, the Career Services can provide one-on-one sessions with students to discuss their post-graduation options. Academics-wise, UWS is home to the Jim Dan Hill Library which contains a range of informative resources for students.
Socially, there are many student clubs at UWS, including organisations like the American Choral Directors Association, and Beta Nu Phi. Students may also choose to get involved with the radio station and newspaper run by the university.
UWS has the means for students to support a healthy lifestyle, with many sports facilities available on campus. Group classes and even personal trainers are at the disposal of students.