UWRF Description

The University of Wisconsin epitomizes the concept of service to the community. Governed by what is referred to as “The Wisconsin Idea” the University of Wisconsin actually lives according to the notion that “the boundaries of the campus are the boundaries of the state.”

“The Wisconsin Idea” is not just an idea either. It is the principle that governs the behavior of the university and ultimately serves the community, the students and the graduates. That is, University of Wisconsin-River Falls is one of the leading forces in the economic growth of the region and even the state.

So, whether you pursue a bachelor’s or master’s degree and whether you study Agriculture, Economics, Communicative Disorders, Plant Science or Teacher Education, UW River Falls is sure to link you up with the local workforce.

One way that UW River Falls does this is through internships. Through career services, students may find internship opportunities in their particular discipline. With internships, students can make connections, gain work experience, and get regular feedback on their performance as well as college credit.

Campus life at UW River Falls is just intimate enough for students to make the social, academic and career connections that will help them in all aspects of their lives. With 10 residence halls, many of the more than 6,000 students live on campus. Also, small class sizes make for more one-on-one interaction.

Financial aid at University of Wisconsin – River Falls is available to those who qualify. Options may be discussed with a financial aid counselor.

Quick Facts about University of Wisconsin, River Falls

Region

Midwest

Setting

Small Town Setting

Type

Public

Size

Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Falcons

Website

www.uwrf.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Selectivity

Selective

In-State Tuition

$7,277

Out-of-State Tuition

$14,850

Retention Rate

75%

Enrollment

6,577

Year Established

1874

UWRF Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students
6,050
Freshman Class
1,336
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
6,577

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
92%
Graduate
8%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
92%
Part-Time
8%

Students Coming From In-State vs. Out-of-State

In-State
54%
Out-of-State
46%

Gender of Students

Women
62%
Men
38%

Ethnic Diversity

African-American
1%
Asian
2%
Caucasian
93%
Latino
1%
Other
3%

Students State Origin

Wisconsin
54%
Minnesota
50%

International Students

International
1%
Domestic
99%

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