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College planning resources for parents

Whether your son or daughter is just starting to think about attending college, or if they have applied and are planning to attend UW-Eau Claire – Barron County, there are always questions about steps, processes, and many other areas of concern as your student embarks on this journey. Find useful resources, information and answers to the most frequent questions here.

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Tuition + Fees

UW-Eau Claire – Barron County is a practical and affordable option for college. Whether you start here and finish a bachelor's elsewhere, or you intend to seek an associates, affordability is a key factor.

Money Matters


Have questions about the application process? We are here to help! Learn more about how to help your student apply to UW-Eau Claire – Barron County.

Application information
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Admitted First Year + Transfer Student

Once your student has been admitted, they have a few things to do to ensure they get everything taken care of before starting their academic journey. Learn more about how to help your students with those next steps!

See what's next
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Visit Us!

Touring a college is the best way to see if a university is the right fit for you. During all visits you can expect to meet with an admissions counselor and receive a campus tour.

Come see for yourselves
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UW-Eau Claire – Barron County offers a wide variety of courses to meet the interests of its diverse population of students.

Associate's degree
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Transfer Center

At UW-Eau Claire – Barron County, transfers are common, whether it's to finish at UWEC, or to complete a degree at another UW System school. Find out more about the process.

Application Transfer Center
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