Tuition + Fees

Great value and savings

University of Wisconsin–Barron County offers a high-quality University of Wisconsin degree and thousands of dollars in savings over the course of two years.

2019-2020 Estimated Undergraduate Tuition/Fees Per Semester

WI Resident MN Resident Non-Resident  MSEP*
Tuition $2,375.16 $2,433.00 6,160.56 3,562.80
  Segregated Fees     $236.04    $236.04    $236.04   $218
  Textbook Rental     $70.00    $70.00    $70.00   $70.00
Total Tuition + Fees $2681.20 $2,739.04 $6,466.60 3,868.84

*The Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP) provides legal residents of Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, or Ohio (effective Fall 2018) a special reduced tuition rate equal to 150 percent of Wisconsin resident tuition.


Housing is optional and limited. Find detailed information here.

Special course fees for specific courses may apply. Please visit the course schedule.
Payment Options

Fee Category for Fall/Spring 

Athletics: $99.30 
Child Care: $0.00
Drama Production: $4.36
Fine Arts: $4.68
Municipal Services: $7.58
Music Production: $0.00
Student Activities: $40.24
Student Center: $0.00
Student Health: $34.22
Student Newspaper: $0.00
Academic Skills: $12.71 
Student Life: $32.95
Total: $236.04

At UW-Eau Claire–Barron County, a student is considered a full-time student if their credit load in fall or spring is between 12 and 18 credits. For all credits over 18 the per credit rate applies. A student is considered to be a full-time student in summer term if their credit load is between 6 and 9 credits. For all credits over 9, the per credit rate applies. For more details, please visit the course schedule for your campus.

In addition to the above standard tuition and fees, freshmen are required to pay the new student ($150) and placement test ($30) fees. New student and placement test fees are non-refundable.

All freshmen will be charged a $15 ID card fee. This non-refundable fee is not covered by financial aid and must be paid separately. The $15 fee includes $10 preloaded on your card for your use.

Transfer fees for new students are $150.00. The new student transfer fee is non-refundable.

All transfer students will be charged a $15 ID card fee. This non-refundable fee is not covered by financial aid and must be paid separately. The $15 fee includes $10 preloaded on your card for your use.

All international students will be assessed an international student fee of $200 per semester.

BAAS Tuition Per Credit

Resident MN Resident Non-Resident 
Tuition $262.43 $313.91 $577.97
   Segregated Fees $19.67 $19.67 $19.67
   Textbook Rental $5.83 $5.83 $5.83
Total Tuition + Fees $287.93 $339.41 $603.47

Please note: the Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS) program is no longer enrolling new students.


**An administrative fee of $25 is charged per credit. 

Tuition notes

Tuition is set by the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents. Segregated fees are recommended by each local student body, reviewed by the Chancellor and approved by the Board of Regents.

Please visit UW-Eau Claire's Blugold Central for information on due dates, payment options, refund schedules, withdrawal, additional fees, online course fees, fee appeals and more.

Fee Appeals

If you would like to appeal a fee you have been charged, please visit the UW-Eau Claire Blugold Central website.

Additional Assistance

Please visit the UW-Eau Claire Blugold Central website for detailed information including misc. fees, Red Flag Rules and 1098-T Forms.

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