Prepare to think differently.

Since 1874, UW-River Falls has built a legacy of attracting intelligent, diverse students and helping them achieve success. If you are looking for an exceptional education among peers who value excellence, global perspective, and innovative thinking, you’ll find it here.

Hands-on learning
Apply what you learn to the real
world. River Falls students are well prepared for their careers thanks to hands-on learning in and out of the classroom.

Personal attention
Expect small class sizes where faculty
are invested in your future. Outside of the classroom, support services are available to boost your career potential.

Leadership opportunities
It is easy to make your mark at River Falls. Join a club, lead a sports team, or coordinate a special event on campus. Involvement beyond your degree will make you a well-rounded candidate for graduate school or in your future career.

Excellent education, exceptional value
We are committed to providing you
with an outstanding education and dynamic learning experiences—without breaking the bank. UWRF offers a Scholarship Guarantee program, meaning we provide guaranteed scholarships for new freshmen with 22+ ACT scores. With nearly 70 majors and minors to choose from in the areas of agriculture, business, science, and the arts, you will have plenty of opportunity to pursue your purpose and passion in life. 

Undergraduate research
Don’t just study scientific breakthroughs—make them. Our commitment to undergraduate research
and scholarly and creative activity extends to all fields of study.

Education abroad
Engage with ideas, people, cultures, and places beyond campus with dynamic semester-long international
programs at a price comparable to on-campus tuition and housing.

Honors and scholars programs
Our scholars programs are designed to provide you with the resources and support you need to become a leader in your field