105 Garfield Avenue Schofield 112, Eau Claire, WI 54701 715-836-5415
About University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
  • Year of Foundation 1916
  • Size of Campus 333 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 10,063
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 59% 41% 22%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $6,122 In state, $13,695 Out of state
  • Room and Board $5,830
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $44
  • Enrollment No. 10,384
The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (also known as UW-Eau Claire, UWEC or simply Eau Claire) is a public liberal arts university located in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States. Part of the University of Wisconsin System, it offers bachelor's and master's degrees and is categorized as a postbaccalaureate comprehensive institution in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. With a student enrollment of more than 10,000 and an annual budget approaching 200 million dollars, UW-Eau Claire is the largest of the four postsecondary schools in the city. The university is affiliated with the NCAA's Division III sports program and the WIAC Intercollegiate Conference. The university has no mascot, though its students, staff, and faculty are referred to as "Blugolds."
Social Life And Activities
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 5
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors
  • Number of frat chapter houses N/A
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Honors week, Viennese Ball, Cabaret, Homecoming, Winter Carnival, Springfest, Forum and Artist Series, Jazz Fest, American Indian Pow Wow Honoring Education, Hmong New Year, International Folk Fair
  • Number of students in fraternities 5
  • Percent students who are frat members 1%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Kappa Delta, Alpha Lambda Delta, Beta Alpha Psi, Beta Beta Beta, Beta Gamma Sigma, Delta Phi Alpha, Gamma Theta Upsilon, Golden Key National Honor Society, Honors Program Organization, Kappa Delta Pi, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Kappa Tau Alpha, Mortar Board,
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 3
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Baha'i Campus Club, Buddhist Society, The Edge Students, In His Word, Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, Lutheran Student Association, Navigators, Newman Student Association, Nurses Christian Fellowship, Student Impact, Tr
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 1%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Asian American Student Orgainzation, Baltic Student Organization, Black Student Association, Chinese Culture Association, Der Deutsche Verein, El Club Espanol, Hmong Student Association, Japanese Cultural Society, Jewish St
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Minneapolis (90), Eau Claire (5)
  • Distance to nearest train Tomah (70)
  • Distance to nearest bus Eau Claire (5)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 10%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 17%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (77%), women's dorms (9%), men's dorms (5%), apartment for single students (9%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 79%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 10
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 4%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 40%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
Campus Services
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 50
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance, other
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 17,676
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 150
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Number Of Subscriptions 2,448
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 25
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 4,500
  • Number of e-books 8,624
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Museums Art Gallery, Bird Museum, Human Development Center, Planetarium, Natural Preserve, Ropes Course, Materials Sciences Center, College of Nursing and Health Sciences Clinical Simulation/Skills Lab, J EOL 2010 Analytical-Transmission Electron Microscope (200KV
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 1,366,298
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 50
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 764,275
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
Student Employment and Career
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Employed Students after 1 year 97%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Ernst & Young; 3M Company; Kraft General Foods; Cargill, Inc.; Carlson Company; Nestle USA; Target; Northwestern Mutual; Ecolab; IBM; Health Care agencies affiliated with Mayo Clinic
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,800
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 15%
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