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Located in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire is a public institution. The city atmosphere of Eau Claire makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

134 Undergraduate Degrees
24 Graduate Degrees
$24,760 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
76% Acceptance Rate

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University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire Rankings

UW - Eau Claire landed the #112 spot in our 2021 ranking of best colleges. We analyzed 1,284 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. It is also ranked #4 out of 21 schools in Wisconsin.

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

UW - Eau Claire has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#97 Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UW - Eau Claire.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#95 Best Value Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#97 Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards UW - Eau Claire has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#55 Best Value Colleges for Nursing College Factual
#136 Best Colleges for the Money College Factual
#161 Best Healthcare Schools Healthcare Degree Search

Where Is University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire?

Location of 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 required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

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

76% Acceptance Rate
65% Of Accepted Are Women
0% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire is 76%. This means that is not quite as selective as some schools, but you'll still need to submit a good application if you want to be considered by the admissions department.

Approximately 35% of accepted students are men and 65% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 71%, and the acceptance rate for women is 78%.

Average Test Scores

About 0% of students accepted to UW - Eau Claire submitted their SAT scores.UW - Eau Claire received ACT scores from 99% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 21 and 26. Math scores were between 21 and 26. Composite scores were between 21 and 26.

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

Can I Afford University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire?

$24,760 Net Price
58% Take Out Loans
7.5% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UW - Eau Claire is $24,760. 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

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At UW - Eau Claire, approximately 58% of students took out student loans averaging $7,378 a year. That adds up to $29,512 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UW - Eau Claire is 7.5%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire Undergraduate Student Diversity

9,780 Full-Time Undergraduates
62% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 10,591 undergraduate students at UW - Eau Claire, with 9,780 being full-time and 811 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  UW - Eau Claire

There are also 664 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 9,780 full-time undergraduates at UW - Eau Claire, 38% are male and 62% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  UW - Eau Claire

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UW - Eau Claire Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 307
Black or African American 110
Hispanic or Latino 336
White 8,433
International Students 286
Other Races/Ethnicities 308

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

1,005 Took All Classes Online
3,247 Took At Least One Class Online
16.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 2 bachelor’s degree and 2 master’s degree programs available online at UW - Eau Claire. In 2017-2018, 3,247 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 5th most popular in Wisconsin for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

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 16.1%. This is the #659 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UW - Eau Claire regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UW - Eau Claire ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UW - Eau Claire.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Registered Nursing #158
Nursing #205

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%.

University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 134 3 0 137
Nursing Practice 0 0 21 21
TOTAL 134 3 21 158


*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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