University of Wisconsin -- River Falls

River Falls, WI

University of Wisconsin -- River Falls

River Falls, WI

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Tuition & Fees

$8,063

$15,636

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

36%

male

64%

female

18

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,138
Declined 644
Total Received 2,782
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Public

6,075

undergraduate students

486

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

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

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 6,561
Established in 1874
Coeducational Coeducational

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303-acre campus in River Falls (population: 15,510), 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).

  • Campus Setting: Small town

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
47%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
89%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
34%
Top 1/2
71%
Bottom 1/2
29%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

75th
24
25th
17
75th
25
25th
18
75th
25
25th
19

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,138
Declined 644
Total Received 2,782

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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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

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

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

52%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$4,754

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,428
Room $4,300
Board $2,486
Additional fees $1,635
Books & supplies $400
Total $15,249
Average Financial Aid - $4,754
Total with Avg. Aid $10,495

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $7,130,961
State $2,041,153
Institutional $200,681
Other external $373,812
Total $9,746,607

Non-need-based

Federal $156,251
State $66,804
Institutional $2,428,772
Other external
Total $2,651,827
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 715 425-3141
F: 715 425-0708
finaid@uwrf.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Basketball
Football
Golf
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

barbell, baseball, cheerleading, dance team, lacrosse, rock climbing, soccer, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

barbell, baseball, cheerleading, dance team, lacrosse, rock climbing, soccer, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, bag toss, basketball, broomball, dodgeball/trenchball, floor hockey, jujitsu, karate, kickball, pickleball, rodeo, running, shooting sports, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, softball, spikeball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations.
Agricultural Engineering.
Agricultural Mechanization, General.
Agricultural Teacher Education.
Agronomy and Crop Science.
Animal Sciences, General.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Biological and Physical Sciences.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biotechnology.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General.
Computational Science.
Computer Science.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminology.
Dairy Science.
Data Science, General.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Science.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Food Science.
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Health and Wellness, General.
History, General.
Horticultural Science.
International/Globalization Studies.
Journalism.
Land Use Planning and Management/Development.
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other.
Mathematics, General.
Montessori Teacher Education.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Natural Resources/Conservation, General.
Neuroscience.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Reading Teacher Education.
School Psychology.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Sciences, General.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sustainability Studies.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Animal Science
  3. Elementary Education

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Agriculture
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

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

6,561

total students

45%

in-state

55%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

93%

6,075
students

Female
64%
3,891

Male
36%
2,184

7%

486
students

Female
73%
353

Male
27%
133

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

86%

5,211
students

Female
65%
3,368

Male
35%
1,843

14%

864
students

Female
61%
523

Male
39%
341

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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
2%
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 Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

3%

Students are transfer students

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) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

72

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 16
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
Germany
Japan
South Korea
Taiwan
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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