International Student

Admission application process

We accept applications September 15 - June 1 for admission the upcoming fall (September), and February 1 - November 1 for admission the upcoming spring (February). We must receive all of your required application materials prior to the deadline. Start applying early!

International student application process

Application deadlines: June 1 for fall semester; November 1 for spring semester

Please submit the following:

Create an application account at https://apply.wisconsin.edu/.


What type of international student should I apply as?

  • Apply as an Undergraduate Degree Student if you are (or soon will be) a high school graduate who wishes to attend UW-Eau Claire to earn a degree. (This applies even if you will start in the Intensive English Program.)
  • Apply as an Undergraduate Degree Student if you are a current college student who wishes to transfer to UW-Eau Claire to complete a degree. (This applies even if you will start in the Intensive English Program.)
  • Apply as a Special Student – International Exchange or Sponsored if you currently attend a university that has an exchange partnership with UW-Eau Claire and if you plan on studying abroad here for 1-2 semesters. Visit the CIE website for more information.
  • Apply as a Special Student – Intensive English Program (IEP) if you would like to enroll in the Intensive English Program but do not wish to pursue a degree.

Pay this fee online by logging back into your application.

For undergraduate admission:


For Intensive English Program (IEP) / conditional undergraduate admission:

  • Minimum TOEFL ibt total score of 48, or IELTS overall score of 4.0
  • If you are an IEP applicant and do not have a standardized test score to submit, contact us at admissions@uwec.edu.

Complete the Financial Verification form documenting your source of funding for the duration of your program or at least one year of estimated expenses shown, whichever is less. The document must be signed and dated by you and any sponsors.

Letter(s) from your bank or your sponsor’s bank attesting the availability of the funds documented on your Financial Verification form. Must be certified (signed and stamped) by a bank employee. Must be less than six months old.

Official records of high school/secondary school and college/university studies are required.

  • Official transcripts mailed to us directly from your school
  • Official graduation certificates/diplomas
  • In the event that you possess the single unique copy of your transcripts, you may mail those to us to make certified copies and we will return the originals to you via certified mail.
  • If your records were issued in a language other than English, you must also submit professional quality translations.
  • We are not able to accept transcripts or other school records via email.

A scan or copy of the photo page of your passport, as well as a copy of your current visa if you are already in the United States.

With the exception of school records, you may submit materials to admissions@uwec.edu. Materials may be mailed to the following address:

UW-Eau Claire Admissions
Schofield 111
105 Garfield Ave.
Eau Claire, WI 54701 USA

Not an undergraduate international student?

Select your student type below to see your application process.

International student resources

Center for International Education
Host Friend Program
Intensive English Program
Using an agent/consultant

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