University of Wisconsin-River Falls Rankings

By | April 19, 2020

Located in Platteville, WI, University of Wisconsin-River Falls is one of the best universities in the state of Wisconsin. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for University of Wisconsin-River Falls in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is University of Wisconsin-River Falls.

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Phone: (715) 608-1125
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Rankings: University of Wisconsin–River Falls

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.5
Graduation and retention ranking: 55
Average freshman retention rate: 73.2%
6-year graduation rate: 54.5%
Predicted graduation rate: N/A
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): N/A
Faculty resources ranking: 127
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 30.7%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 6.5%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 22:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 87.9%
Student selectivity ranking: 96
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 20-24
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: N/A
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): N/A
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 89.0%
Financial resources rank: 89
Alumni giving rank: 50
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 12.6%

Essential Facts: University of Wisconsin–River Falls

  • University of Wisconsin–River Falls has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,725, with a gender distribution of 37 percent male students and 63 percent female students.
  • University of Wisconsin – River Falls is a public, comprehensive institution. Its 225-acre campus is located in River Falls, 30 miles east of Minneapolis-St. Paul.
  • The school became a member of the University of Wisconsin System in 1971 when the former University of Wisconsin and the Wisconsin State University system merged.

University of Wisconsin-River Falls History

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General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 37%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 2%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 2%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 70%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 25%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, other
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA III
Men’s scholarship sports: N/A
Women’s scholarship sports: N/A
Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station