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University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire

Eau Claire, WI

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University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire

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
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
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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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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Elementary Education Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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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
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 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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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
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Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Materials Science Checkmark
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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
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Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,855
Applied
5,037
Accepted
10,113
Enrolled
86%
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Female Admissions

3,731
Females Applied
3,314
Females Accepted
89%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,124
Males Applied
1,723
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 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 510 630
SAT Math 530 620
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

9,551
Avg. Financial Aid Package
9,319
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,975
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,508
Avg. Loan Aid
2,242
Avg. Grant Aid
6,285
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
83%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
23%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

10,113
Total Undergrad students
2%
International Students
30%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.1%
Black or African American 1.01%
White or Caucasian 87.74%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.25%
Asian 3.46%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.03%
Two or more races 2.48%
Other 0.07%

Gender

Male (38.11%)
Female (61.89%)

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 35%

Student Activities

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

Student Services

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

Student Organizations

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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 No No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No No No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No No No
Gymnastics No No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No 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 No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No No No
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No
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Women's Sports

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

Faculty

559
Total Faculty
22:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 381
Part-time - 178
Male - 260
Female - 299