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University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire Overview

University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire is a public institution located in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Eau Claire is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

What Is University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire Known For?

0 Undergraduate Awards
$25,145 Avg Cost After Aid
77% Acceptance Rate
  • The student loan default rate at UW - Eau Claire is 1%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
  • The highest award offered at UW - Eau Claire is the doctor's degree.
  • In <nil>, 78% of the faculty were full-time.
  • After graduation, UW - Eau Claire bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $55,619 a year. That's about 36% more than their peers at other schools.

Where Is University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire?


Contact details for UW - Eau Claire are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire, WI 54701
Phone: 715-836-4636

How Do I Get Into UW - Eau Claire?

You can apply to UW - Eau Claire online at:

Admission Requirements for UW - Eau Claire

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores Considered but not required
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UW - Eau Claire?

77% Acceptance Rate
67% Of Accepted Are Women
With an acceptance rate of 77%, UW - Eau Claire may not be as selective as some schools, but you should not take admittance for granted. Be sure to submit the best application you can.

Approximately 33% of accepted students are men and 67% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 74%, and the acceptance rate for women is 79%.

Average Test Scores

UW - Eau Claire received ACT scores from 63% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 20 and 26. Math scores were between 19 and 26. Composite scores were between 21 and 26.

ACT English Scores for University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire  ( 20 to 26 )
ACT Math Scores for University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire  ( 19 to 26 )
ACT Composite Scores for University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire  ( 21 to 26 )

Can I Afford University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire?

$25,145 Net Price
51% Take Out Loans
0.6% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UW - Eau Claire is $25,145. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At UW - Eau Claire, approximately 51% of students took out student loans averaging $7,550 a year. That adds up to $30,200 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UW - Eau Claire is 0.6%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire Undergraduate Student Diversity

8,980 Full-Time Undergraduates
61% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 9,869 undergraduate students at UW - Eau Claire, with 8,980 being full-time and 889 being part-time.


There are also 700 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 8,980 full-time undergraduates at UW - Eau Claire, 39% are male and 61% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 251
Black or African American 95
Hispanic or Latino 340
White 7,822
International Students 168
Other Races/Ethnicities 304

Geographic Diversity

Wisconsin students aren't the only ones who study at University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire. At this time, 16 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 28 countries are represented at UW - Eau Claire. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Malaysia, China, and South Korea.

Online Learning at University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire

831 Took All Classes Online
5,402 Took At Least One Class Online
16.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 6 bachelor’s degree and 6 master’s degree programs available online at UW - Eau Claire. In 2020-2021, 5,402 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UW - Eau Claire has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 6th most popular in Wisconsin for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of UW - Eau Claire

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire was 16.8%. This is the #1,157 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UW - Eau Claire regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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