University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (UW-Eau Claire)

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UW-Eau Claire can be found in Eau Claire, WI, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around twelve thousand students enrolled each year at UW-Eau Claire.

A large majority of students at UW-Eau Claire scored in the range of 21 (25th percentile) - 26 (75th percentile) on the ACT. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the UW-Eau Claire average GPA ranges from 3.13 to 3.38 for accepted students. This school has an acceptance rate of 82% with 47% of applicants deciding to attend. Using acceptance rate data from previous years, we can project that the UW-Eau Claire acceptance rate in 2021 is going to be around 74%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall UW-Eau Claire Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire was reported as 81.6% in Fall 2020 with over 6,280 college applications submitted to University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • UW-Eau Claire ACT Scores: 21 - 26
  • UW-Eau Claire Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for UW-Eau Claire has been slowly getting higher over the past years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 78.0%
  • 2017-2018: 75.7%
  • 2018-2019: 78.0%
  • 2019-2020: 81.6%
  • Projected UW-Eau Claire Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 73.5%

How Does UW-Eau Claire Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is forty-four percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of Wisconsin-Stout90.5%
Winona State University67.9%
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota92.0%
University of Wisconsin-River Falls78.9%
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse73.0%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to UW-Eau Claire (Fall 2020)

ACT®Score Range
English20 - 25
Math19 - 26
Composite Score21 - 26
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