University of Wisconsin -- Eau Claire

Eau Claire, WI

University of Wisconsin -- Eau Claire

Eau Claire, WI

Tuition & Fees

$8,840

$17,116

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
41%
500-599
37%
400-499
13%
300-399
2%
200-299
2%
700-800
9%
600-699
42%
500-599
34%
400-499
15%
30-36
10%
24-29
31%
18-23
47%
12-17
12%
30-36
5%
24-29
46%
18-23
38%
12-17
11%
30-36
6%
24-29
42%
18-23
50%
12-17
2%
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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

1

teacher

22

students

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Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,972
Declined + 596
Total Received 5,568
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Public

10,068

undergraduate students

664

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Management
  3. Marketing
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Codes

SAT 1913
ACT 4670

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Location

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 10,732
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)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NASP (National Association of School Psychologists)
•  NEHSPAC (National Environmental Health Science & Protection Accreditation Council)

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Eau Claire, WI

337-acre campus in Eau Claire (population: 68,587), 90 miles from Minneapolis-St. Paul. Served by air and bus; major airport serves Minneapolis-St. Paul; train serves Red Wing, MN (70 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
21%
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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
17%
Top 1/4
48%
Top 1/2
88%
Bottom 1/2
12%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
41%
500-599
37%
400-499
13%
300-399
2%
200-299
2%
700-800
9%
600-699
42%
500-599
34%
400-499
15%
30-36
10%
24-29
31%
18-23
47%
12-17
12%
30-36
5%
24-29
46%
18-23
38%
12-17
11%
30-36
6%
24-29
42%
18-23
50%
12-17
2%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted no
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
August 20
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,972
Declined + 596
Total Received 5,568

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Essay

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

Albert Colom
Vice Chancellor
P: 715 836-5415
F: 715 831-4799
admissions@uwec.edu

Financial Aid

82%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$9,434.00

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,361
Room $5,226
Board $2,990
Additional fees $1,479
Books & supplies $400
Total $17,456
Average Financial Aid - $9,434
Total with Avg. Aid $8,022
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 715 836-3000
blugoldcentral@uwec.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Nicole Andrews
Director of Financial Aid
blugoldcentral@uwec.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, bowling, dance, dodgeball, equestrian sports, figure skating, hockey, lacrosse, mixed martial arts, Nordic skiing, power lifting, rugby, skiing, soccer, stuntmen, table tennis, tae soo do, triathlon, two to tango, ultimate frisbee, wakeboarding, water skiing

Club Sports - Women's

baseball, bowling, cheerleading, dance, dodgeball, equestrian sports, figure skating, hockey, lacrosse, mixed martial arts, Nordic skiing, power lifting, rugby, soccer, table tennis, tae soo do, triathlon, two to tango, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, wakeboarding, water skiing

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, bean bag league, flag football, ice hockey, kickball, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand)

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Athletic Directors

Dan Schumacher (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Robin Baker (women's)
Associate Athletic Director/swa/business Affairs
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Mascot
Blugolds
School colors
blue and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Actuarial Science
American Indian Studies
Art/Design
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
Exercise Science
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 Arts
Liberal Studies
Management
Marketing
Materials Science
Materials Science/Engineering
Mathematics
Music
Neuroscience
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Philosophy
Physical Science
Physics
Physics/Mathematics
Political Science
Professional Development
Psychology
Rehabilitation Science
Religious Studies
School Psychology
Social Studies
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Theatre Arts
Undeclared
Womens/Gender/Sexuality Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Management
  3. Marketing

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

10,732

total students

69%

in-state

31%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

94%

10,068
students

Female
62%
6,252

Male
38%
3,816

6%

664
students

Female
57%
378

Male
43%
286

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

9,461
students

Female
63%
5,885

Male
37%
3,576

7%

607
students

Female
61%
367

Male
39%
240

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
86%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

89%

Transfer applicants accepted

63%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

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
  • 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
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

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

Special programs for physically disabled students

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

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 26
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
China
Japan
Malaysia
South Korea
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 Center for International Education
715 836-4874
marchwcc@uwec.edu

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