University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

  • Founded in 1893
  • Commission on institutions of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Undergraduate Student:10499,Graduate Student : 547,International  Student:262
  • Student –Faculty ratio:22 :1
  • For 2013, U.S. News and World Report ranked UW-Eau Claire as the 31st best Midwestern university out of 146 public and private colleges and as the 5th best university
  • The University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire (also known as UW–Eau Claire, UWEC or simply Eau Claire) is a public liberal arts university located in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States
  • Part of the University of Wisconsin System, it offers bachelor's and master's degrees and is categorized as a postbaccalaureate comprehensive institution in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. With a student enrollment of more than 10,000 and an annual budget approaching 200 million dollars, UW-Eau Claire is the largest of the four postsecondary schools in the city.
  • The campus consists of 28 major buildings spanning 333 acres (135 ha). An additional 168 acres (68 ha) of forested land is used for environmental research.[6] UWEC has been called "Wisconsin's most beautiful campus" because of its location on an "especially attractive portion" of the Chippewa River in the Chippewa Valley.
  • The university is affiliated with the NCAA's Division III and the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC). The student body's mascot is Blu the Blugold.

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