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Colleges / University of Wisconsin-River Falls

University of Wisconsin-River Falls

River Falls, WI 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate85%

About UW River Falls

University of Wisconsin-River Falls is a public, state university in the suburb of River Falls, Wisconsin. UW River Falls was founded in 1874. The university currently enrolls around 5,184 students per year, including 4,772 undergraduates.

UW River Falls Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into UW River Falls. The acceptance rate at UW River Falls is 85%. In 2022, 3,446 out of 4,069 total applicants were accepted.

University of Wisconsin-River Falls Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 85%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.4
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 0.5%

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University of Wisconsin-River Falls is located in the town of River Falls, Wisconsin, in the suburbs of Minneapolis-St. Paul and MN.

If you are interested in seeing UW River Falls for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 94 to River Falls, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Minneapolis-St. Paul International (MSP).

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College Info

410 S. 3rd St River Falls, WI 54022

Campus Setting: Suburban

UW River Falls Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to UW River Falls is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to UW River Falls is Continuous processing.

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UW River Falls Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at UW River Falls is like? There are approximately 5,184 students enrolled at UW River Falls, including 4,772 undergraduate students and 412 graduate students. 84% percent of students attend school full-time, 49% percent are from WI and 51% percent of students are from other states.


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