University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,361
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$14,010
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
6.88%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
81.6%
6,283 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
11,255
87.9% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
66.8%
1,379 Graduates

About

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is a higher education institution located in Eau Claire County, WI. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire were General Business Administration & Management (179 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (134 degrees), and General Psychology (117 degrees).

In 2019, 2,820 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. 62.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (2,538 degrees), 30.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (83 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is $7,361, which is $−14,665 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is $7,361, which is $−14,665 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,010.

In 2019, 47% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 50% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$7,361
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire was $7,361. The cost of tuition at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is $−14,665 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$14,010
2019 Value
0.502%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,010. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire grew by 0.502%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,813
Room and Board
$400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire was of $7,813 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $400. The cost of room and board increased by 3.87% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

47%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
50%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

47% of undergraduate students at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 2.08% with respect to 2018, when 48% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
6.88%
2017 Default Rate
377
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire was 6.88%, which represents 377 out of the 5482 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire received 6,283 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 6.7% annual decline. Out of those 6,283 applicants, 5,129 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 81.6% acceptance rate.

There were 11,255 students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in 2019, and 0% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire has an overall enrollment yield of 47.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

81.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
5,129
Accepted Out of 6,283

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire was 81.6% (5,129 admissions from 6,283 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 78%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −6.7%, while admissions declined by −2.3%.

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SAT Scores

0%
Submission Percentage
0
Scores Submitted

0% of enrolled first-time students at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire has a total enrollment of 11,255 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is 9,898 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,357. This means that 87.9% of students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, both undergraduate and graduate, is 85.9% White, 3.57% Hispanic or Latino, 3.32% Asian, 2.82% Two or More Races, 1.24% Black or African American, 0.24% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0267% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (54%), followed by White Male (32.2%) and Asian Female (2.16%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (81.4%), followed by White Male (13.6%) and Two or More Races Female (1.69%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

87.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, both undergraduate and graduate, is 11,255 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is 9,898 and the part-time enrollment is 1,357. This means that 87.9% of students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

82%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire was 82%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    9,671
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    402
  3. Asian
    374

The enrolled student population at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is 85.9% White, 3.57% Hispanic or Latino, 3.32% Asian, 2.82% Two or More Races, 1.24% Black or African American, 0.24% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0267% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 692 more women than men received degrees from University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is white (2,538 degrees awarded). There were 30.6 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (83 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is General Business Administration & Management (179 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (134 degrees) and General Psychology (117 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Language & Linguistics (132 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (37 degrees), and Physical Sciences (89 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire are Postsecondary teachers (183,922 people), Other managers (153,808 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (153,056 people), Secondary school teachers (134,179 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (112,443 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire are Language & Linguistics (132 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (37 degrees), Physical Sciences (89 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (108 degrees), and English (81 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Surgeons, Dentists, Physicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire are Language & Linguistics (132 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (37 degrees), Physical Sciences (89 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (108 degrees), and English (81 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire are Elementary & secondary schools (404,721 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (359,836 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (163,618 people), Computer Systems Design (123,241 people), and Legal services (95,233 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire are Language & Linguistics (132 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (37 degrees), Physical Sciences (89 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (108 degrees), and English (81 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
Most Common
  1. 179 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 134 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 117 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire was General Business Administration & Management with 179 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

1,064
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
1,756
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 1,064 degrees were awarded to men at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, which is 0.606 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,756).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 186 degrees were awarded to men at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.14 times more than the 163 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 163 degrees were awarded to women at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.876 times less than the 186 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

34%
100% Completion Time
67%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 34% of students graduating from University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 67% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 68% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (81%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is Male and Two or More Races (81% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,538 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    83 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    58 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is white (2,538 degrees awarded). There were 30.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (83 degrees).

0.142% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    1,599 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    939 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    55 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is white female (1,599 degrees awarded). There were 1.7 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (939 degrees).

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Operations

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire has an endowment valued at nearly $51.6M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.15M (4.16%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire had a total salary expenditure of $182M. University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire employs 148 Professors, 108 Associate professors, and 92 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire are Male Professors (93), Female Associate professors(59), and Female Assistant professors (58).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 150 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 102 employees, and Service with 98 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$51.6M
2019 Endowment
1.5%
decline from 2018

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire has an endowment valued at about $51.6M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire declined 1.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $13.1M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $4.77M - Federal
  2. $131k - State
  3. $152k - Local

As of 2019, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire received $4.77M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $131k from state grants and contracts, and $152k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$75M
2019 Salaries
3.65%
growth from 2018

In 2019, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire paid a median of $75M in salaries, which represents 41.3% of their overall expenditure ($182M) and a 3.65% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.34% growth from 2017 and a 4.43% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$29.6M
Instructional Salaries
420
Number of Employees

In 2019, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire paid a total of $29.6M to 420 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
148 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
150 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire were Professor with 148 employees; Associate professor with 108 employees; and Associate professor with 92 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 150 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 102 employees; and Service with 98 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire was Male Professor with 93 employees, Female Associate professor with 59 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 58 employees.

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