University of Wisconsin-River Falls

410 S 3rd St, River Falls, WI 54022-5001
University of Wisconsin-River Falls (aka UW - River Falls) is a public higher education institution that resides in River Falls, Wisconsin.

UW - River Falls awards bachelor's and master's degrees in over 20 study areas and 55 specialties. The school has been accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission and has specialized accreditation from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association - Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.

Dual credit, distance learning and study abroad programs are offered at University of Wisconsin-River Falls. Secondary level Advanced Placement courses can qualify as credit towards a degree and on-campus day care is provided.


General Information

Main Phone: (715) 425 -3913 Website: www.uwrf.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 297
School Type: Public- 4-year or above Affiliation: None
Size: Medium (5,000 - 10,000 students) Undergraduates: 6,355
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 468
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 90%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 23 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 44


Admission Requirements

Required Recommended
High School Diploma or Equivalent
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Transcript
TOEFL
Standardized Test Scores

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
ACT Composite 20 24
ACT English 19 24
ACT Math 19 24

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 2,749
Accepted 2,468
Acceptance Rate 90%
Enrolled 1,245

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 92% Full-time 8% Part-time
Graduate Attendance Status 31% Full-time 69% Part-time
Student Gender 40% Men 60% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

91% White 0% American Indian/Alaska Native
1% Black or African American 1% Multiracial
2% Hispanic/Latino 3% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 2% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 65% $ 6,398
Local Grant 32% $3,839
Institutional Grant 5% $ 1,327
Student Loans 71% $ 6,550

Majors & Degrees


Agriculture Operations and Sciences

Agricultural Business and Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Agribusiness Agricultural Business Operations - - 28 - -

Agricultural Mechanization

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Agricultural Mechanization - - 11 - -

Agriculture

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Agriculture - - 17 - -

Animal Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Animal Sciences - - 74 - -
Dairy Science - - 31 - -

Food Science and Technology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Food Science - - 7 - -

Plant Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Agronomy - - 12 - -
Horticultural Science - - 20 - -

Natural Resources and Conservation

Natural Resources Conservation and Research

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Environmental Science - - 6 - -
Natural Resources Conservation - - 28 - -

Natural Resources Management and Policy

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Land Use Planning and Development - - 6 - -

Communication and Journalism

Journalism

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Journalism - - 19 - -

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech Communication and Rhetoric - - 38 - -

Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication - - 61 - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Sciences - - 19 - -

Education

Teaching English Or French As A Second Language

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Teaching English As A Second Language (esl) Instructor - - 7 5 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Reading Teacher Education - - - 8 -
Art Teacher Education - - 5 8 -
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching - - 37 8 -
Agricultural Teacher Education - - 18 8 -
Music Teacher Education - - 9 8 -
Agricultural Teacher Education - - 9 16 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - - 2 - -
Secondary Education and Teaching - - 2 83 -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 78 16 -

Student Counseling

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
School Counseling and Guidance Services - - - 26 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Reading Teacher Education - - - 8 -
Art Teacher Education - - 5 8 -
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching - - 37 8 -
Agricultural Teacher Education - - 18 8 -
Music Teacher Education - - 9 8 -
Agricultural Teacher Education - - 9 16 -

Teaching English Or French As A Second Language

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Teaching English As A Second Language (esl) Instructor - - 7 5 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - - 2 - -
Secondary Education and Teaching - - 2 83 -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 78 16 -

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Foreign Languages and Literatures - - 11 - -

English Language and Literature Letters

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 34 - -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 68 - -

Biotechnology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biotechnology - - 7 - -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 20 - -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological and Physical Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biological and Physical Sciences - - 5 - -

International Global Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Global Studies - - 12 - -

Social Sciences

Geography and Cartography

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geography - - 7 - -

Social Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Sciences - - 10 - -

Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Economics - - 18 - -

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 19 - -

Sociology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sociology - - 21 - -

Physical Sciences

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - - 14 - -

Geological and Earth Sciences Geosciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geology Earth Science - - 3 - -

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 16 - -

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 58 - -

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
School Psychology - - - 15 -

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Social Work

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Work - - 31 - -

Visual and Performing Arts

Music

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Music - - 11 - -

Drama Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Drama and Dramatics Theatre Arts - - 10 - -

Fine and Studio Arts

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Art Art Studies - - 28 - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 31 - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 127 15 -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 17 - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 31 - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 127 15 -

Sports & Athletics

Yes No
Football
Basketball
Baseball
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