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UW River Falls Academics

University of Wisconsin-River Falls requires a minimum of 120 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree. If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program.

UW River Falls does accept transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, UW River Falls has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

Around 57% of students who started college at UW River Falls finish the requirements for graduation within six years.

UW River Falls offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Which Courses Do I Have To Take at UW River Falls?

UW River Falls has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students do not need to fulfull a language requirement, but there is a math and science requirement. Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Majors at UW River Falls

When choosing a major, UW River Falls students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at UW River Falls below.

Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Double majoring may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed. UW River Falls does not require a senior project for all students.

Does UW River Falls Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

UW River Falls offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does UW River Falls Have An Online Program?

UW River Falls has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does UW River Falls Offer Credit for AP Classes?

UW River Falls offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does UW River Falls Have An Honors Program?

UW River Falls offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does UW River Falls Require Internships?

UW River Falls does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

ROTC

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

UW River Falls has an Army ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at UW River Falls include: - an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus

Dual Degree Programs at UW River Falls

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

UW River Falls offers these dual degree programs: - 3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, University of Wisconsin-Platteville, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and University of Minnesota-Duluth

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UW River Falls Majors & Subject Areas

Agriculture, General
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Agricultural Mechanization, General
Animal Sciences, General
Dairy Science
Food Science
Agronomy and Crop Science
Horticultural Science
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
Environmental Science
Land Use Planning and Management/Development
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Journalism
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer Science
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Elementary Education and Teaching
Secondary Education and Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Agricultural Teacher Education
Art Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Reading Teacher Education
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
English Language and Literature, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biotechnology
Neuroscience
Mathematics, General
Biological and Physical Sciences
International/Global Studies
Sustainability Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
School Psychology
Social Work
Social Sciences, General
Criminology
Economics, General
Geography
Political Science and Government, General
Sociology
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Art/Art Studies, General
Music, General
Health and Wellness, General
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Accounting
History, General

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

5,862

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

77%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$8,037

Out-of-State

$15,610

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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