The University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire cultivates spaces of discovery in every classroom, residence hall, stage and field. Here, you will uncover new passions in more than 200 academic programs, find a sense of belonging through university housing and campus life events, and feel empowered to transform your future with UWEC's scholarships and financial aid opportunities.
Choosing to further your education is one of the biggest decisions — and investments — you can make. Here, your decision to advance your education will leap off the page. You’ll be encouraged to push boundaries and test limits. You’ll rewrite the written, achieve the unthinkable and invent the unimaginable. You’ll learn that when we have compassion for others, embrace our differences and work as a team, we’re a force to be reckoned with — anything is possible.
Being a Blugold gives me a sense of pride and accomplishment. Here at UWEC, we are encouraged to pursue multiple passions. I was able to explore fields and partake in opportunities I never envisioned I would. UWEC will hold a special place in my heart, for it encouraged me to step outside of my comfort zone, foster new friendships and create lasting memories.
What should I study?
Your opportunities abound in UWEC’s diverse undergraduate and graduate programs. Here, you’ll be at the center of collaborative classrooms, exciting research innovations, meaningful peer and professional networks, and world-changing ideas. Choose from a variety of academic programs, including majors, graduate degrees, minors, certificates and pre-professional programs that equip you to hone your interests and prepare for a thriving career.
The University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire is more than a campus: it’s a community of curious minds, change-seeking adventurers, competitive athletes, dedicated leaders, thoughtful friends and ambitious go-getters. As a Blugold, you'll feel at home as you find your favorite study spots, connect with student orgs, learn where the best food is in town and so much more.
Admissions and Financial Aid
At UW–Eau Claire, you will be motivated and empowered to seize fresh opportunities, serve diverse communities and drive collaborative innovation. With the support of faculty mentors, perspective-shifting peers, and admissions and financial aid counselors, you will unlock a daring future. Even better: your ambitions will be in reach with UWEC’s affordable tuition and financial aid, grants and scholarships applications.
Committed to sustainability
As a Blugold, you'll feel empowered to change the world for the better — and that includes taking care of the environment. Sustainability is a UW-Eau Claire core value, as demonstrated in the 2025 Strategic Plan. See how Blugolds are building a greener future every day.
Transformative possibilities with Mayo Clinic Health System
UW–Eau Claire’s experiential emphasis shines through the strategic Mayo Clinic Health System collaboration. UWEC students’ competitive research projects and invigorating mentorships with world-renowned Mayo Clinic Health System experts are bringing biomedical innovations to Wisconsin and beyond. By joining this collaborative endeavor, you can contribute to your community from any major by pursuing revolutionary health care solutions and tackling pressing medical problems.