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Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade A minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade A minus
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

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UW - Eau Claire is an above-average public university located in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 9,780 undergraduate students. The UW - Eau Claire acceptance rate is 82%. Popular majors include Business, Nursing, and Communications. Graduating 67% of students, UW - Eau Claire alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $38,500.

About

105 Garfield Ave
Eau Claire, WI 54701
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

UWEC Admissions

Acceptance Rate
82%
Application Deadline
February 1
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
21-26
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$14,010 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$3,909 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
81%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
22:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
82%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 83 responses
55%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 97 responses
53%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 98 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
2
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
2
How Students Learn
  • All
    2%
  • None
    75%
  • Some
    23%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
9,780 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
811
Undergrads Over 25
2%
Pell Grant
25%
Varsity Athletes
6%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 60 responses
  • Friendly and smart
    28%
  • Friendly
    20%
  • Postive and Hard-working
    17%
  • Motivated, involved, diverse, and goal orientated
    13%
  • Cliquey
    12%
  • Open-minded and driven
    7%
  • Outgoing
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
49%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 112 responses
Poll
74%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 125 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 66 responses
  • Excellent education
    29%
  • Full of opportunity and knowledge
    17%
  • Different every day
    15%
  • Hit or miss days
    15%
  • Challenging
    9%
  • Beauty and brains
    8%
  • Amazing value
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$46,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
67%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
97%
National
83%
84%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 55 responses

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