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The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is consistently rated among the top 10 public Midwestern universities and recognized nationally for quality academics and high return on investment. Among our ranks are celebrated scholars and award winners, people who are passionate about their intellectual pursuits, critical thinkers and innovators deeply committed to interacting with and improving the world around us.

Our campus provides a beautiful setting for living and learning. Our faculty and staff provide instruction, inspiration and the kind of challenge that makes an education extraordinary. And a century of accomplished Blugolds around the world are evidence that lives are transformed and meaningful careers are launched right here.

Join the Blugold family

Become a part of a campus that truly cares about you in every way. From the faculty in the classrooms to the staff around campus, when you become a Blugold you become part of the family. Hear how Chancellor Schmidt has challenged the university community to work together for our students. 

Chancellor's Office

Power of AND

The Power of AND is not a tagline. It's a culture, a philosophy, a way of life. At UW-Eau Claire we provide boundless opportunity to challenge yourself, the encouragement to explore, and the kind of inspiration that feeds life-long passions. 

Come find your AND at UWEC.

How we achieve the Power of AND

  • Critical Thinking and Creativity:

    Essential preparation for 21st century careers

  • Flexibility and Focus:

    Encouragement and opportunity to explore multiple passions

  • Courage and Confidence:

    One-on-one collaboration with faculty and staff

  • International and Inclusive:

    Immersion in different communities and cultures

  • Engagement and Energy:

    A lifelong passion for active citizenship

Graduates Celebrate

Return on investment

It pays to be a Blugold! See what authoritative publications are saying about the value of a degree from UW-Eau Claire.

Learn more about ROI

  • UWEC at a Glance
  • 10,902 undergraduate students
  • 1:21 faculty:student ratio
  • 27 - Average class size
  • 81% Full-time faculty with Ph.D
  • 1 in 4 students studying abroad


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