5,678
Students
Financial aid thermometer
6,820
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
74
74%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

University of Wisconsin–River Falls is a Comprehensive institution located in River Falls, WI, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 410 South Third Street
River Falls, WI  54022
United States
Contact Sarah Egerstrom
Director of Admissions
Email: admit@uwrf.edu
Phone: 715-425-3500
Fax: 715-425-0676

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Agronomy And Crop Science Checkmark
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Dairy Science Checkmark
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Horticultural Science Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Public Relations, Advertising, And Applied Communication Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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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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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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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

3,450
Applied
2,571
Accepted
5,678
Enrolled
75%
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Female Admissions

2,131
Females Applied
1,646
Females Accepted
77%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,319
Males Applied
925
Males Accepted
70%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

44
Application Fee
3.35
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Recommended Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Rank in upper 40% of high school class

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 22 20 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,428
In-state
14,001
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,585
Full-time student fees
6,576
Room & board
4,136
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No

Financial Aid

6,820
Avg. Financial Aid Package
6,216
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,187
Avg. Loan Aid
1,752
Avg. Grant Aid
4,882
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
93% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
52%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
2%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

5,678
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
49%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.54%
Black or African American 1.91%
White or Caucasian 87.67%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.18%
Asian 2.69%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.09%
Two or more races 2.44%
Other 0.16%

Gender

Male (39.01%)
Female (60.99%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 41%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Unity in the Community and UWRF Rodeo

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Pre-Vet Society, Dairy Club, Tomorrow's Educators, Block and Bridle and Agriculture Education Society

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
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton No Checkmark No
Baseball No Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf No No No
Ice Hockey No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball No Checkmark No
Rock Climbing No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton No Checkmark No
Baseball No Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No Division 3 No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 3 No
Racquetball No Checkmark No
Rock Climbing No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

374
Total Faculty
18:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 263
Part-time - 111