University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

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world rank  806

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University Overview

Founded in 1916, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Eau Claire (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Wisconsin. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (UW-Eau Claire) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (UW-Eau Claire) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 104 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UW-Eau Claire also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UW-Eau Claire
Founded 1916
Motto Excellence - Our Measure, Our Motto, Our Goal
Colours Navy blue and gold

University Location

Address 105 Garfield Avenue
Eau Claire
54702-4004 Wisconsin
United States
Tel +1 (715) 836 4636
Fax +1 (715) 836 2409

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 112 Schofield Hall
Eau Claire 54701
(715) 836 5415

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, large, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences focus, some graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire's Library
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 429,451 physical volumes, 31,566 physical media, 31,389 digital/electronic medium and 200 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 3,695 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1950


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of Wisconsin System (UW System)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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