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University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Eau Claire, WI
University Website: www.uwec.edu
Apply Online: https://apply.wisconsin.edu/
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The University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire (also known as UW–Eau Claire, UWEC or simply Eau Claire) is a public liberal arts university located in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States. Part of the University of Wisconsin System, it offers bachelor's and master's degrees and is categorized as a postbaccalaureate comprehensive institution in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. With a student enrollment of more than 10,000 and an annual budget approaching 200 million dollars, UW-Eau Claire is the largest of the four postsecondary schools in the city.

The campus consists of 28 major buildings spanning 333 acres (135 ha). An additional 168 acres (68 ha) of forested land is used for environmental research. UWEC has been called "Wisconsin's most beautiful campus" because of its location on an "especially attractive portion" of the Chippewa River in the Chippewa Valley.

The university is affiliated with the NCAA's Division III sports program and the WIAC Intercollegiate Conference. The university has no mascot, though its students, staff, and faculty are referred to as "Blugolds."

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $14,306.00 avg tuition

105 Garfield Avenue
Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004
(715) 836-2637

Apply online Admissions:
www.uwec.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:
www.uwec.edu/finaid/index.htm

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Statistics:
Applied 6,634
Admitted 5,036 76%
Enrolled total 2,072
Full Time: 2,058
Part Time 14
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 0 0
SAT Math 0 0
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 22 26
ACT English 21 27
ACT Math 22 26
ACT Writing 7 8
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 84%
4-year graduation rate 25%
6-year graduation rate 65%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Required
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Do not know
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $6,733.00 $6,733.00 $14,306.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $1,286.00 $1,286.00 $1,286.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $281.00 $281.00 $596.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,312.00 $7,312.00 $16,771.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $1,095.00 $1,095.00 $1,095.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $406.00 $406.00 $932.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $5,947.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $2,906.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $44.00
Graduate Application Fee $56.00
Books and Supplies $460.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 75%
Percent receiving grant aid 54%
Avg amount of grant aid $3,530.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 58%
Avg amount of student loan aid $5,878.00

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
American Indian/Native American Studies X
Latin American Studies X
Women's Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
Molecular Biology X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Finance, General X
Management Information Systems, General X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Communication, General X
Journalism X
Mass Communication/Media Studies X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
EDUCATION
Elementary Education and Teaching X
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education X
Social Studies Teacher Education X
Special Education and Teaching, General X X
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other X
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
French Language and Literature X
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General X X
Community Health and Preventive Medicine X
Health/Health Care Administration/Management X
Music Therapy/Therapist X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X X
HISTORY
History, General X X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
Religion/Religious Studies X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Chemistry, Other X
Geology/Earth Science, General X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
School Psychology X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Social Work X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Economics, General X
Geography X
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Music, General X

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Infant Welfare Circle - F.J. Sensenbrenner Scholarship $2,500 March 01, 2017

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