Wisconsin, University of, River FallsLogo Wisconsin, University of, River FallsLogo

Tuition & Fees

$7,940

$15,510

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
10%
500-599
50%
400-499
20%
300-399
20%
200-299
0
700-800
10%
600-699
10%
500-599
30%
400-499
40%
300-399
0
200-299
10%
700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
20%
400-499
50%
300-399
20%
200-299
10%
30-36
3%
24-29
33%
18-23
57%
12-17
7%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
5%
24-29
23%
18-23
50%
12-17
21%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
3%
24-29
33%
18-23
44%
12-17
20%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

39%

61%

male

female

1
23

teacher

students

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Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,215
Declined + 252
Total Received 2,467
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Public

5,507

undergraduate students

451

graduate students

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School Facts

UW - River Falls is a public, comprehensive institution. Founded in 1874. Its 303-acre campus is located in River Falls, 30 miles east of Minneapolis-St. Paul.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 5,958
Established in 1874
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  MACTE (Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

River Falls, WI

303-acre campus in River Falls (population: 15,209), 30 miles from Minneapolis-St. Paul. Major airport and train serve Minneapolis-St. Paul; smaller airport serves New Richmond (20 miles); bus serves Hudson (10 miles).

University of Wisconsin, River Falls
410 South Third Street
River Falls, WI 54022

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
42%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
89%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
3 fraternities 4% of male students
 
4 sororities 3% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
10%
Top 1/4
33%
Top 1/2
69%
Bottom 1/2
31%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
10%
500-599
50%
400-499
20%
300-399
20%
200-299
0
700-800
10%
600-699
10%
500-599
30%
400-499
40%
300-399
0
200-299
10%
700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
20%
400-499
50%
300-399
20%
200-299
10%
30-36
3%
24-29
33%
18-23
57%
12-17
7%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
5%
24-29
23%
18-23
50%
12-17
21%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
3%
24-29
33%
18-23
44%
12-17
20%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $44
Common application accepted no
Application deadline February 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 Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,215
Declined + 252
Total Received 2,467

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Essay

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Sarah Egerstrom
Director of Admissions
P: 715 425-3500
F: 715 425-0676
admit@uwrf.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,940
Room $4,155
Board $2,390
Books & supplies $370
Total $14,855
Average Financial Aid - $6,900
Total with Avg. Aid $7,955

Financial Aid

53%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$6,900

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $6,991,373
State $2,053,323
Institutional $3,747
Other external $250,702
Total $9,299,145

Non-need-based

Federal
State $72,036
Institutional $973,076
Other external
Total $1,045,112

Varsity Sports

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

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, Northern Collegiate Hockey Association (Division III), Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Falcons
School colors
red and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Agricultural Business
Agricultural Education
Agricultural Engineering Technology
Agricultural Studies
Agricultural/Applied Economics
Animal Science
Applied Science
Art
Biology
Biotechnology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Clinical Exercise Physiology
Communication Studies
Communications Disorders
Communicative Disorders
Computer Science
Computer Science/Information Systems
Conservation
Crop/Soil Science
Dairy Science
Economics
Education/Counseling
Elementary Education
English
Environmental Science
Food Science/Technology
French
Geographic Information Science
Geography
Geology
German
Health/Human Performance
Health/Wellness Management
History
Horticulture
International Studies
Journalism
Land Use Planning
Law Enforcement
Marketing Communications
Mathematics
Middle School Education
Music
Music Education
Physics
Political Science
Professional Development
Psychology
Reading Specialist
School Psychology
School Supervision/Instructional Leader
Science
Secondary Education
Social Studies
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Sustainable Management
Teaching English as a Second Language
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Theatre
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Undergraduate

92%

5,507
students

Female
61%
3,344

Male
39%
2,163

Graduate

8%

451
students

Female
70%
316

Male
30%
135

undergraduateFull-time

89%

4,917
students

Female
61%
2,994

Male
39%
1,923

undergraduatePart-time

11%

590
students

Female
60%
350

Male
40%
240

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
85%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

71%

Transfer applicants accepted

77%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

72

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • 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

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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