Wausau is a city in and the county seat of Marathon County, Wisconsin, United States. The Wisconsin River divides the city into east and west. The city's suburbs include Schofield, Weston, Maine, Rib Mountain, Kronenwetter, and Rothschild. As of the 2010 census, Wausau had a population of 39,106. It is the core city of the Wausau Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), which includes all of Marathon County and had a population of 134,063 at the 2010 census.
Wausau is home to the University of Wisconsin–Marathon County, a two-year university and Northcentral Technical College, a two-year technical college. The University of Wisconsin-Marathon County houses the Wisconsin Public Radio Station. It is also home to a number of satellite campuses of other colleges, including University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point, Upper Iowa University, Lakeland College, Concordia University Wisconsin (closed in 2012), Rasmussen College, Medical College of Wisconsin, and Globe University.