See some of our latest awards, recognitions and achievements.
A collaborative research agreement with Mayo Clinic
UW-Eau Claire is one of only three universities in the world with a research agreement with Mayo Clinic Health System. Our partnership allows students, faculty and staff to participate in research, drive innovation and improve patients' lives.
Other recent rankings
Top 10 U.S. producer of Fulbright students
UW-Eau Claire is on the 2020-21 Fulbright top producer list for the fourth consecutive year, tying for sixth among all public and private universities that offer master’s degrees. In 2021, five Blugolds were awarded the prestigious grants.
Over the last 10 years, UW-Eau Claire has had 29 students receive Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards — more than double the number of any other master’s-level public university in Wisconsin or Minnesota.
Ranked the Best College in WI for LGBTQIA+ Students
For the third consecutive year, UW-Eau Claire has proudly been named the best college in Wisconsin for LGBTQIA+ students. UWEC also made the overall list of top 25 best colleges for LGBTQIA+ students, one of only 15 schools in the U.S. to make both lists and one of only five Midwest colleges in the top 25.
UW-Eau Claire earned five out of five stars on the Campus Pride Index, recognized in particular for LGBTQ+ support in "institutional commitment, student life, campus safety, and housing and residence life."
Ranked a military-friendly institution
UW-Eau Claire is among four Wisconsin public universities that received silver medal rankings in the 2021 rankings released by military media company VIQTORY.
The silver-medal designation is given to institutions that are ranked within 20% of the overall top 10 schools. No Wisconsin public universities ranked higher than UW-Eau Claire.