First Year + Transfer Student

Admission guidelines and application process

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

4 English
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 two applications:
  • $50 application fee or application fee waiver form (if the fee is a financial hardship)

  • 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 students under the age of 22
    Note: Not required for transfer students with more than 18 transferable credits.

  • 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.

All admission materials should be sent to:

UW-Eau Claire Admissions
Schofield 111
105 Garfield Ave.
Eau Claire, WI 54701

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