Profile: University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Fast Facts

Location:Eau Claire
On Campus:39%
  • Fall 09-06-12-22
  • Spring 01-29-05-18

Tuition & Payments

You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals:

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Receive From Canada

Campus Diversity
0%Native/First Nation
0%Hawaiian/Pacific Island
3%Two or more races

Campus Profile

Known as Wisconsin's most beautiful campus, UW-Eau Claire spans the banks of the Chippewa River in the heart of Eau Claire. Western Wisconsin's largest city, Eau Claire is located 90 miles east of Minneapolis-St. Paul. Named for its clear water, the city has a population of over 66,000, yet is consistently ranked as one of the safest in the country. The Eau Claire area has numerous lakes, parks, bike trails and wooded areas where students enjoy seasonal sports, camping, and other recreation activities. The renowned Chippewa River footbridge connects the main campus to other academic bulidings and numerous shops.
As the UW System's Center of Excellence for faculty and undergraduate research, professors work closely with students inside and outside the classroom, conducting research, participating in national conferences and publishing scholarly articles. UW-Eau Claire is ranked among the top public regional universities in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report magazine.

Campus Location - Eau Claire is located 90 miles east of Minneapolis-St. Paul.

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Anthropology: American Indian Studies

Area Studies: Latin American Studies, Native American Studies

Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art Education, Ceramic Art/Ceramics, Drawing, Graphic Design, Illustration, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science, Molecular Biology

Business: Accounting, Advertising, Business Administration, Finance/Banking, Human Resource Management, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Marketing, Retailing and Merchandising

Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry

Communications: Broadcasting, Communication, Journalism, Mass Communication, Organizational Communication

Criminal Justice: Criminal Justice

Earth Sciences: Geology

Economics: Economics

Engineering: Software Engineering

English: Creative Writing, English, Linguistics, Literature, Technical Writing

Environmental Studies: Environmental Health Sciences

Foreign Language: French, German

Geography and Urban Studies: Geography

Health and Safety Sciences: Environmental Health

History: History

Information Studies: Computer Science

Mathematics: Actuarial Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, Statistics

Performing Arts: Music, Music Performance, Music Therapy, Theater Arts/Drama

Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy, Religious Studies

Physics: Applied Physics, Physics

Political Science: Political Science

Psychology: Psychology

Sociology/Social Work: Social Work, Sociology, Womens Studies

Speech Pathology and Audiology: Communication Disorders

Closed Programs
Education, Kinesiology, Nursing, Special Education

Access to many courses is competitive and cannot be guaranteed. Some music courses require an audition and/or theory placement exam.

Notable Academic Programs
Biology/Life Science
Business Administration

Special Options
Honors Access: Yes
RA Exchange: Yes

Registration Priority GPA and Other Academic Requirements Exchange Preferences Mid-Year Exchange Non-Native English Speakers Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students Summer Exchange International Students (Visa Students)
Tuition and Fees - Plan B Students
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 6/14/2017.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Housing Deposit: $75 Year Plan B Mandatory
Parking Fee: $197 Year Plan B Optional
Textbook Fee: $90 Semester Plan B Mandatory

Important Notes: Many of the textbooks required for courses can be rented from the bookstore.

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students do not need to purchase health insurance.

Financial Aid
Plan B
For eligible Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.
On-Campus Housing Per Semester Off-Campus Housing Meal Plans Per Semester Notes About Meal Plans
•Unlimited access to Riverview Café in the Hilltop Center •$100 in meal plan dollars to use at any campus dining location •One to-go meal per day from Riverview Café (Monday–Friday only)

All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.