The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is located along the Chippewa River in the center of Eau Claire, the largest city in western part of the state. The university’s campus and surrounding area offer students an exceptional four-year college experience at one of the top public regional universities in the Midwest. Students at UW-Eau Claire are encouraged to think globally and act locally to support and serve their community. The campus is surrounded by rivers and bike trails as well as shopping and entertainment. It is also one of Wisconsin’s most beautiful campuses, deemed as safe and friendly.
UW-Eau Claire was founded in 1916 and has, from the start, provided students with small classes facilitated by talented professors who use cutting-edge programs. The endless opportunities provided to students allow them to get involved with the world around them and support them in their endeavors. There are roughly 11,000 undergraduate students who attend the university, as well as 600 graduate students. International students are very welcome to join the UW-Eau Claire family.