U.S. News &World Report magazine has again named UW-Eau Claire among the best public regional universities in the Midwest.
The 2012 edition of "America's Best Colleges" ranks UW-Eau Claire No. 5 in the Midwest among public Midwestern universities in the "Regional Universities" category. The publication has ranked UW-Eau Claire among the top public institutions in the Midwest every year since 1995.
UW-Eau Claire also was named a 2012 Best Midwestern College by The Princeton Review, a New York City-based education services company. The university was one of 153 schools in a 12-state region to receive the designation.