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University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire

Also known as UW-Eau Claire

105 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire, WI

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University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, a public institution, offers a variety of program options, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Eau Claire, WI, it resides in an urban setting for students to study in. Enrollment at University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire is nearly 11,000 yearly.

A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:

  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Recreation And Fitness Studies
  • Psychology
  • Education

The admissions process will include the submission of an application, school records, and standardized test scores, which are then reviewed by the admissions staff. Most students admitted to UW-Eau Claire score in-between 22 - 26 on the ACT. Approximately 80 percent of all students that applied were accepted at UW-Eau Claire, with 41 percent of those accepted choosing to attend. More information from the admissions office can be found here.

Tuition & fees at this school are different for in-state and nonresidents. In-state tuition costs approximately $8,800 per year, while out-of-state tuition costing $17,000 annually. School housing is available on-campus for students. The annual cost of housing is around $3,300. Financial aid may be provided to students that meet the necessary requirements by way of grants or student loans.

The University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire Blugolds participate in a number of intercollegiate athletic programs, as part of the NCAA organization. Athletic programs that are available may include:

  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Football (NCAA Division III)
  • Golf (NCAA Division III)
  • Gymnastics (NCAA Division III)

Contact information, tuition information, programs offered, and much more can be accessed on school's website at http://www.uwec.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give you an idea of the students University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire has a total student population of about 11,000. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 21% enrolling as graduate students and 95% as undergraduate students.

$13,300

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $13,300. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $44 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are:
    • In-State: $7,400-$8,800
    • Out-of-State: $15,000-$17,920
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • State Residents: $310-$370 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $620-$750 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid79%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships55%$3,516
Receiving Student Loans60%$7,084
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire may offer services including:

  • Distance learning
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Student employment
  • Employment search assistance
  • Day care for children

Graduation Rates

University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire has an overall graduation rate which is approximately 67%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years26%
Graduating in 5 Years34%
Graduating in 6 Years7%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Music Program
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
  • Speech-Language Pathology Program

Intercollegiate Athletics

UW-Eau Claire is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Basketball (Wisconsin Intercollegiate Ath Conf)
  • Football (Wisconsin Intercollegiate Ath Conf)
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Ice Hockey
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, Indoor
  • Track and Field, Outdoor
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
85.20%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
79%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
21:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
12

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$5,159