University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Eau Claire, WI 54701

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 10,747
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 22:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 4,004 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

78%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 6,510 applications and 5,078 students were granted admission. University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is at the #76 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 99% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 0% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
ACT22 to 26

Application Fee

$50
Undergrad students
$56
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $14,934 and in-state students paid $7,361.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$14,176
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $12,440
$7,361
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $6,695
$14,934
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 82% of University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 22% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,085 (which is 7.8% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in 2016-2017, was 1,343, which is 60% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,547 (which is 4.6% above the national average.)

$4,085
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,432
$5,547
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,302
82%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire has enrolled a total of 10,747 students (9,499 students full-time and 1,248 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 10,747 students, 466 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 38% men and 62% women and 10,085 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 662 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 660 students for distance studies.

10,747
Total Enrollment
466
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 88%

Asian: 4%

Hispanic: 3%

Two or more races: 2%

Non-resident alien: 2%

Black/African American: 1%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 35% 720 20
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 7% 148 56
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 7% 146
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 6% 114
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 5% 112
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 2% 48
Psychology 2% 33
Social Sciences 1% 28
Visual And Performing Arts 1% 18
English Language And Literature/letters 1% 13

Graduation & Dropout Rates

68%
Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

1%
Still enrolled
31%
Dropout rate
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Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$19,300
Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire graduates 6 years after enrollment is $19,300. Last year, out of the total 58 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 58 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 103 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 103 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $19,300 $22,500
Employment Rate 100% 100%
Total Graduates 58 103

Campus Location

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