10,022
Students
Financial aid thermometer
9,479
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
85
85%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire is a Comprehensive institution located in Eau Claire, WI, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 4004
Eau Claire, WI  54702-4004
United States
Contact Heather Kretz
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@uwec.edu
Phone: 715-836-5188
Fax: 715-831-4799

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
American Indian/Native American Studies Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Molecular Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Finance Checkmark
Information Resources Management Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Mass Communication/media Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Education (specific Subject Areas) Related Checkmark
Elementary Education Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Materials Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Checkmark
Germanic Languages Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training Checkmark
Communication Sciences And Disorders Checkmark
Community Health And Preventive Medicine Checkmark
Health/health-care Administration Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
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Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Materials Science Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics Checkmark
Geographic Information Science And Cartography Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Music Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,990
Applied
5,133
Accepted
10,022
Enrolled
86%
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Female Admissions

3,788
Females Applied
3,355
Females Accepted
89%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,202
Males Applied
1,778
Males Accepted
81%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 20th Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 20th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 24 21 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

7,361
In-state
15,637
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,459
Full-time student fees
7,813
Room & board
4,657
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes

Financial Aid

9,479
Avg. Financial Aid Package
9,343
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
5,442
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,405
Avg. Loan Aid
2,135
Avg. Grant Aid
6,043
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
84%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
21%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

10,022
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
30%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.9%
Black or African American 1.02%
White or Caucasian 88.15%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.25%
Asian 3.29%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.04%
Two or more races 2.38%
Other 0.07%

Gender

Male (38.7%)
Female (61.3%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 38%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Blugold Organizations Bash (BOB), Homecoming and Davies Center Welcome Home Party

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities Checkmark
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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Wisconsin Education Association, Pre- Professional Health Club, Kinesiology Club, RHA (Residence Hall Association) and Blugold Beginnings

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Gymnastics No No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Division 3 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Gymnastics No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No Division 3 No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

570
Total Faculty
22:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 389
Part-time - 181
Male - 272
Female - 298