UW-Eau Claire – Barron County offers open admission and is committed to providing access to quality higher education with a 99% acceptance rate. We begin accepting applications on August 1 for the next year’s fall semester. Submit by February 1 for priority consideration. All applications received after August 1 will be considered on a space-available basis.
Minimum required units (17 total)
Units* identified below are the minimum required for admission consideration. If you have concerns about meeting the below units, contact Admissions.
Units | Subjects
3 Mathematics: 1 of algebra, 1 of geometry
3 Natural Science
3 Social Science/History
4 Electives: chosen from foreign language, fine arts, computer science and other academic areas
*A unit equals one year of high school study or equivalent.
How to apply
Please submit the following:
- One of the following applications:
- UWEC-specific application (please use this application after August 1st for Fall 2021)
$25 application fee
Note: If the fee is a financial hardship, please contact email@example.com to request a fee waiver and explain the reason for your need (e.g. eligible for free and reduced lunch, income loss due to COVID-19, etc.).
Official high school transcript
Note: An unofficial initial high school transcript may be uploaded during the application process. An official final high school transcript will be required prior to enrollment.
Official ACT/SAT scores (for first-year students) - In accordance with the resolution made by the UW System Board of Regents, UW-Eau Claire is not requiring test scores for students applying for any term up to and including spring 2023. Choosing to apply test-optional means that your ACT/SAT scores will not be considered as part of your admissions review process. (Click here for more information.)
Note: Not required for transfer students.
- Official transcripts from each college or university you have attended
Note: If you’re a military member, submit Joint Service Transcript or Transcript for Community College of the Air Force.
Official transcripts can be sent by your institution through a secured electronic delivery service or via US Postal to the address below:
UW-Eau Claire Admissions
105 Garfield Ave.
Eau Claire, WI 54701