Tuition & Fees

$8,900

$17,100

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
20%
600-699
20%
500-599
56%
400-499
4%
700-800
16%
600-699
44%
500-599
24%
400-499
16%
30-36
11%
24-29
34%
18-23
47%
12-17
8%
30-36
5%
24-29
50%
18-23
38%
12-17
7%
30-36
6%
24-29
44%
18-23
48%
12-17
2%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

1

teacher

22

students

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Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,133
Declined + 857
Total Received 5,990
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Public

10,022

undergraduate students

715

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Biology
  3. Psychology
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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 10,737
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)

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 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
38%
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
16%
Top 1/4
48%
Top 1/2
91%
Bottom 1/2
9%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
20%
600-699
20%
500-599
56%
400-499
4%
700-800
16%
600-699
44%
500-599
24%
400-499
16%
30-36
11%
24-29
34%
18-23
47%
12-17
8%
30-36
5%
24-29
50%
18-23
38%
12-17
7%
30-36
6%
24-29
44%
18-23
48%
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

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,133
Declined + 857
Total Received 5,990

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: 715 831-4799
admissions@uwec.edu

Financial Aid

84%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$9,479

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,900
Room $4,700
Board $2,900
Books & supplies $400
Total $16,900
Average Financial Aid - $9,479
Total with Avg. Aid $7,421
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 715 836-3000
F: 715 836-5816
blugoldcentral@uwec.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Nicole Andrews
Interim 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
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Athletic Directors

Dan Schumacher (men's)
Athletic Director
email

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

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, Northern Collegiate Hockey Association
Mascot
Blugolds
School colors
blue and gold

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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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Biology
  3. Psychology

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

10,737

total students

70%

in-state

30%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

93%

10,022
students

Female
61%
6,143

Male
39%
3,879

7%

715
students

Female
58%
413

Male
42%
302

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

9,347
students

Female
62%
5,726

Male
38%
3,621

7%

675
students

Female
62%
417

Male
38%
258

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
87%
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

84%

Transfer applicants accepted

65%

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
  • 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

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
  • 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 23
Countries most often represented China
Japan
Malaysia
Saudi Arabia
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
715 836-4874
marchwcc@uwec.edu

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