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University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
grade C+
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Undergrads in College Housing
41%
Average Housing Cost
$5,012 / year
Poll
49%
of students say overall dorm quality is great. 67 responses
Poll
71%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great. 139 responses

Food

Campus Food
grade B+
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$2,990 / year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 120 responses
  • Hilltop
    28%
  • Davies
    21%
  • Davis
    21%
  • Marketplace
    18%
  • Einsteins
    8%
  • I live off of Einstein's and Erberts and Gerberts
    3%
  • None
    2%
52%
of students highly rate the dining facilities. 79 responses

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Campus Quality

Campus
grade A minus
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
grade A minus
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 58 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    29%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    62%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    5%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    3%

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Safety

Safety
grade A minus
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
94%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus. 88 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 54 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    30%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    54%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    15%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    2%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 70 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    16%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    61%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    11%
  • Not very visible.
    9%
  • We have campus police?
    3%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 125 responses
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    18%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    74%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    8%
Men's Varsity Sports
Basketball, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track and Field: Indoor, Track and Field: Outdoor, Track and Field: X-Country, Wrestling
Women's Varsity Sports
Basketball, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice Hockey, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track and Field: Indoor, Track and Field: Outdoor, Track and Field: X-Country, Volleyball

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Campus Ministries, Dance, Drama/Theater, International Student Organizations, Literary Magazine, Model UN, Radio Station, Student Government, Newspaper, Film Society, Television Station
Music
Choral Groups, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Marching Band, Music Ensembles, Musical Theater, Opera, Pep Band, Symphony Orchestra
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 80 responses
  • BOB
    21%
  • CUBEFest
    19%
  • Homecoming football game
    16%
  • The Gum Tree
    11%
  • Varsity Night Live
    10%
  • V Ball
    9%
  • Jazz Fest
    6%

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Party Scene

Party Scene
grade A minus
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 86 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    6%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    42%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    21%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    16%
  • Parties? What parties?
    15%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 49 responses
  • Homecoming Weekend. All weekend.
    49%
  • The V Ball
    27%
  • Halloween
    10%
  • Unsure. I don't go to parties.
    6%
  • Everyone leaves on the weekend so no clue
    4%
  • Halloween
    2%
  • Homecoming
    2%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
No data available  
Women in Sororities
No data available  
49%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 112 responses

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