University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,361
2022 Average Net Price
$15,000
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.646%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
76.6%
10,403 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
10,104
85.6% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
65.3%
1,504 Graduates

About

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is a higher education institution located in Eau Claire County, WI. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire were General Business Administration & Management (175 degrees awarded), General Psychology (162 degrees), and General Marketing & Marketing Management (145 degrees).

In 2022, 3,030 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. 64.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (2,644 degrees), 25.9 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (102 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is $7,361, which is $−16,635 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is $7,361, which is $−16,635 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,000.

In 2022, 77% of undergraduate students attending University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 43% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$7,361
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire was $7,361. The cost of tuition at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is $−16,635 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$15,000
2022 Value
4.54%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,000. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire grew by 4.54%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,572
Room and Board
$400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire was of $8,572 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.14% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $400. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

77%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
43%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

77% of undergraduate students at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 30.5% with respect to 2021, when 59% 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.
0.646%
2019 Default Rate
15
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire was 0.646%, which represents 15 out of the 2321 total borrowers.

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Admissions

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire received 10,403 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 10.4% annual growth. Out of those 10,403 applicants, 7,971 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 76.6% acceptance rate.

There were 10,104 students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in 2022.

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire has an overall enrollment yield of 26.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

76.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
7,971
Accepted Out of 10,403

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire was 76.6% (7,971 admissions from 10,403 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 77.5%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 10.4%, while admissions grew by 9.24%..

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Enrollment

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire had a total enrollment of 10,104 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is 8,645 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,459. This means that 85.6% 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 86.1% White, 3.77% Hispanic or Latino, 3.13% Asian, 2.95% Two or More Races, 1.04% Black or African American, 0.178% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0396% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (52.9%), followed by White Male (33.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (1.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (83.5%), followed by White Male (4.96%) and Asian Female (2.48%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

85.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 10,104 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is 8,645 and the part-time enrollment is 1,459. This means that 85.6% of students enrolled at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

80%
2022 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 80%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), 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 (2022)
  1. White
    8,697 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    381 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    316 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is 86.1% White, 3.77% Hispanic or Latino, 3.13% Asian, 2.95% Two or More Races, 1.04% Black or African American, 0.178% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0396% 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 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 872 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 (2,644 degrees awarded). There were 25.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (102 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is General Business Administration & Management (175 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (162 degrees) and General Marketing & Marketing Management (145 degrees).

In 2022,  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 (158 degrees awarded), English (85 degrees), and History (48 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

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 Elementary & middle school teachers (211,480 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (206,239 people), Postsecondary teachers (203,999 people), Other managers (196,034 people), and Social workers, all other (166,827 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in 2022 are Language & Linguistics (158 degrees awarded), English (85 degrees), History (48 degrees), Physical Sciences (69 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (101 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire are Language & Linguistics (158 degrees awarded), English (85 degrees), History (48 degrees), Physical Sciences (69 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (101 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (545,454 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (402,735 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (193,134 people), Legal services (166,113 people), and Computer Systems Design (155,376 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire are Language & Linguistics (158 degrees awarded), English (85 degrees), History (48 degrees), Physical Sciences (69 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (101 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (2022)
  1. 175 degrees awarded
  2. 162 degrees awarded
  3. 145 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire was General Business Administration & Management with 175 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,079
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,951
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,079 degrees were awarded to men at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, which is 0.553 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,951).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 146 degrees were awarded to men at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.1 times more than the 133 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 136 degrees were awarded to men at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in General Psychology, which is 5.23 times more than the 26 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

39%
100% Completion Time
65%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 39% 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, 65% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 65% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 0.0665% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,644 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    102 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    98 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is white (2,644 degrees awarded). There were 25.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (102 degrees).

0.033% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    1,731 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    913 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    66 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is white female (1,731 degrees awarded). There were 1.9 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (913 degrees).

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Operations

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire has an endowment valued at nearly $64.8M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 98.1k (0.151%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire had a total salary expenditure of 184M. University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire employs 139 Professors, 109 Assistant professors and 93 Associate professors. Most academics at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire are Male Professor (86), Female Assistant professor (66), and Female Associate professor (54).

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 136 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 118 employees, and Service with 96 employees.

Endowment

$64.8M
2022 Endowment
11%
decline from 2021

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire has an endowment valued at about $64.8M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire declined 11% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $18.3M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $3.12M - Federal
  2. $501k - State
  3. $144k - Local

As of 2022, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire received $3.12M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $501k from state grants and contracts, and $144k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$81.4M
2022 Salaries
6.95%
growth from 2021

In 2022, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire paid a median of $81.4M in salaries, which represents 44.2% of their overall expenditure ($184M) and a 6.95% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$32.2M
Instructional Salaries
427
Number of Employees

In 2022, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire paid a total of $32.2M to 427 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

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

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire were Professor with 139 employees, Assistant professor with 109 employees, and Associate professor with 93 employees.

In 2022, 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 136 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 118 employees, and Service with 96 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire was Male Professor with 86 employees, Female Assistant professor with 66 employees, and Female Associate professor with 54 employees.

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