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Tuition & Fees

$8,816

$16,736

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
18%
600-699
38%
500-599
38%
400-499
6%
700-800
13%
600-699
31%
500-599
50%
400-499
6%
30-36
11%
24-29
36%
18-23
45%
12-17
8%
30-36
6%
24-29
47%
18-23
40%
12-17
7%
30-36
7%
24-29
45%
18-23
46%
12-17
2%
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undergraduateRatios

38%

62%

male

female

1
22

teacher

students

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Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,079
Declined + 627
Total Received 5,706
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Public

9,981

undergraduate students

648

graduate students

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School Facts

University of Wisconsin -- Eau Claire is a public, comprehensive institution. Founded as a state Normal school in 1916, it gained university status in 1971. Its 337-acre campus is located in Eau Claire, 90 miles east of Minneapolis-St. Paul.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 10,629
Established in 1916
Coeducational Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Eau Claire, WI

337-acre campus in Eau Claire (population: 68,339, 90 miles from Minneapolis-St. Paul. Served by air and bus; major airport serves Minneapolis-St. Paul; train serves Tomah (70 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

University of Wisconsin — Eau Claire
105 Garfield Avenue
Eau Claire, WI 54701

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
41%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
17%
Top 1/4
47%
Top 1/2
90%
Bottom 1/2
10%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
18%
600-699
38%
500-599
38%
400-499
6%
700-800
13%
600-699
31%
500-599
50%
400-499
6%
30-36
11%
24-29
36%
18-23
45%
12-17
8%
30-36
6%
24-29
47%
18-23
40%
12-17
7%
30-36
7%
24-29
45%
18-23
46%
12-17
2%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
(waived if filed online)
Common application accepted no
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,079
Declined + 627
Total Received 5,706

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record

Important

Essay
Standardized test scores

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Heather Kretz
Director of Admissions
P: 715 836-5415
F: 715 836-2409
admissions@uwec.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $9,949,139
State $5,373,398
Institutional $4,173,534
Other external $2,998,801
Total $22,494,872

Non-need-based

Federal $3,200
State $172,419
Institutional $719,465
Other external $1,098,396
Total $1,993,480

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
gymnastics
ice hockey
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Northern Collegiate Hockey Association (Division III), Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Blugolds
School colors
blue and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
American Indian Studies
Art/Design
Athletic Training
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Chemistry/Business
Communication
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Data Science
Economics
Elementary Education
English
Environmental/Public Health
Finance
French
Geography
Geology
Geospatial Analysis/Technology
German
Health Care Administration
History
Information Systems
Integrated Strategic Communication
International Business
Journalism
Kinesiology
Latin American Studies
Liberal Studies
Management
Marketing
Materials Science
Materials Science/Engineering
Mathematics
Music
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Philosophy
Physical Science
Physics
Physics/Mathematics
Political Science
Professional Development
Psychology
Religious Studies
School Psychology
Social Studies
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Theatre Arts
Undeclared
Women's Studies
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Undergraduate

94%

9,981
students

Female
62%
6,146

Male
38%
3,835

Graduate

6%

648
students

Female
61%
398

Male
39%
250

undergraduateFull-time

93%

9,311
students

Female
62%
5,726

Male
38%
3,585

undergraduatePart-time

7%

670
students

Female
63%
420

Male
37%
250

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
< 1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
67%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

85%

Transfer applicants accepted

60%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 20

Spring: January 10

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 23
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
Latvia
Malaysia
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Colleen Marchwick
Director of International Education
715 836-4948
marchwec@uwec.edu

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