University of Wisconsin-River Falls

River Falls, WI

Questions and Answers

Melanie W.
22 days ago
What resources does University of Wisconsin-River Falls offer to students with disabilities?
University of Wisconsin-River Falls
We have our Ability Services office that works with students to provide reasonable accommodations in the classroom and campus housing. We have helped students with brain injuries, ADHD, autism spectrum disorder, vision impairments, mobility issues, specific learning disabilities, and hearing impairments. To apply for accommodations, students complete an application, submit proper documentation, and then meet with a Disability specialist to discuss options. For more information, please visit their website:
Cristina G.
26 days ago
How is University of Wisconsin-River Falls updating the curriculum to help students better prepare for the demand in the workforce?
University of Wisconsin-River Falls
This has occurred in a couple different ways on our campus. First, our programs are always incredibly hands-on, so our academic faculty are always finding ways to engage our students, especially in the wake of COVID-19. Lately, our faculty and staff have found new ways to utilize technology and innovation that will help prepare our students for the working world. Second, our campus leaders are always analyzing trends in the workforce to implement new and updated programs to help our students stay competitive and highly sought after.
Kelie S.
1 month ago
What the average GPA and test score of admitted University of Wisconsin-River Falls students?
University of Wisconsin-River Falls
On average, our new and incoming students have a 3.0 cumulative HS GPA and a 22 on their ACT when they apply for admission. It is important to note, however, that we are test-optional, meaning students do not have to submit their ACT/SAT score for admission.
Kelie S.
1 month ago
Do many students attend University of Wisconsin-River Falls's sporting events?
University of Wisconsin-River Falls
Our sporting events on campus are popular, both with students and the River Falls community. Our NCAA Division III athletic teams play in the most competitive and difficult conference of Division III, so they are incredibly fun to watch.
Kelie S.
1 month ago
What is the acceptance rate of University of Wisconsin-River Falls applicants?
University of Wisconsin-River Falls
Our acceptance, historically, is around 80% for UWRF applicants.
Riley M.
3 months ago
Does UWisconsin-River Falls offer intramural track and field?
University of Wisconsin-River Falls
Unfortunately we do not offer that as a specific intramural sport. However, there are plenty of other sports/activities to play as an intramural, such as badminton, bag toss, basketball, big base, broomball, flag football, KanJam, kickball, kubb, pickleball, rock climbing, soccer, tennis, ultimate frisbee, and volleyball.

Academic details

ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
22 to 1
Less Selective (75% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Public 4-year institution

Diversity statistics

86% White
4% Hispanic
3% Asian
3% Multiracial
2% Black
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Marketing Director94k
Software Engineer78k
Human Resources (HR) Generalist53k
Operations Manager53k
Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)49k
Farm Manager37k
Based on 3,031 student responses
48.6kAvg. Early Career Pay
78.5kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
52%in High-Meaning careers
14%in STEM careers

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
Average grant for incoming freshmen
Average Pell Grant
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Average Institutional Grant
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$15,610 / year
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