University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Admissions

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University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire
University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire. Autoshade / Wikimedia Commons

Are you interested in attending the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire? They accept 78 percent of all applicants. See more about their admissions requirements.

The University of Wisconsin in Eau Claire is a public university and member of the eleven comprehensive universities in the University of Wisconsin System. The city of Eau Claire is located in Western Wisconsin about an hour and a half from the Minneapolis/St.

Paul metro region. The attractive 333-acre campus sits on the Chippewa River, and the region is well-known for its natural beauty.

Undergraduates can choose from about 80 degree programs with nursing and business being two of the most popular majors. Academics are supported by a 22 to 1 student/faculty ratio and an average class size of 27. Student life is extremely active with over 250 student organizations including several fraternities and sororities. On the athletic front, the UW-Eau Claire Blugolds compete in the NCAA Division III Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC). The university fields ten men's and twelve women's intercollegiate sports.

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Admissions Data (2016)

    Enrollment (2016)

    • Total Enrollment: 10,747 (10,085 undergraduates)
    • Gender Breakdown: 38 percent Male / 62 percent Female
    • 93 percent Full-time

    Costs (2016-17)

    • Tuition and Fees: $8,812 (in-state); $16,385 (out-of-state)
    • Books: $400
    • Room and Board: $6,984
    • Other Expenses: $3,704
    • Total Cost: $19,900 (in-state); $27,473 (out-of-state)

      University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Financial Aid (2015-16)

      • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 82 percent
      • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
        • Grants: 59 percent
        • Loans: 61 percent
      • Average Amount of Aid
        • Grants: $3,406
        • Loans: $7,296

      Academic Programs

      Retention and Graduation Rates

      • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 84 percent
      • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 30 percent
      • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 68 percent

      Intercollegiate Athletic Programs

      • Men's Sports: Football, Tennis, Track and Field, Wrestling, Cross Country, Swimming, Ice Hockey, Golf, Basketball
      • Women's Sports: Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Cross Country, Ice Hockey, Gymnastics, Swimming, Basketball, Golf

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      University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Mission Statement

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      "We foster in one another creativity, critical insight, empathy, and intellectual courage, the hallmarks of a transformative liberal education and the foundation for active citizenship and lifelong inquiry."

      Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics

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