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University of Wisconsin-River Falls

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410 S 3rd St, River Falls, WI 54022, United States

Location info of University of Wisconsin-River Falls

  • The city of River Falls is a thriving and growing community in the St. Croix River Valley located 30 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota. River Falls offers easily accessible year-round arts, cultural, and recreational opportunities.
  • At UWRF, you get the best of both worlds. Nestled in the heart of the St. Croix Valley, River Falls is situated on the beautiful Kinnickinnic River. The MSP metro is home to world-class arts and entertainment, 16 Fortune 500 companies, major league sports teams and more. Whether it’s a day trip to a museum or an internship in the Twin Cities, the possibilities are endless.

Top Reasons to Study in University of Wisconsin-River Falls

Excellent Teaching and Learning

We provide an exceptional education where academic pursuits translate into achievement.

Student Success

We commit to ensuring that each student has an opportunity to succeed.

Community of Inclusion and Caring

We foster a community where all feel valued, respected and included.


We promote new advancements, being broad minded and forward thinking.

Local and Global Service and Engagement

We contribute to the betterment of our world.

University details

About University of Wisconsin-River Falls

UW-River Falls is recognized as one of the finest universities in the Midwest. At our campus full of opportunities, students experience an inclusive, forward-thinking learning environment. UW-River Falls is shaping a new generation of self-starters and team builders, creative makers, and critical thinkers.


Career at University of Wisconsin-River Falls

A student-focused office, Career Services provides comprehensive career planning services to UWRF students and alumni. We’re here to help by providing expertise, resources and support – empowering you to develop thought out career plans and enhance your career readiness. Set up an appointment today!

Campus life

You can have it all here. We’ve got a small, close-knit campus where professors know your name and thanks to our location (just 30 minutes from Minneapolis/St. Paul) we’ve got opportunities you won’t find elsewhere. Small class sizes and a rich cultural hub just miles away. Close access to professional experiences in the region and opportunities for involvement, research and more in your first semester.


  • Automatic $3,000 scholarship for non-resident students that is renewable up to four years.

Ranking & Accreditation of University of Wisconsin-River Falls

  • #14 in Top Public Schools U.S. News & World Report, 2024
  • Best Regional Colleges Princeton Review, 2024
  • The University of Wisconsin-River Falls has once again been named one of the best regional public universities in the Midwest by the U.S. News & World Report 2024 Best Colleges ranking.

Student Accommodation at University of Wisconsin-River Falls

  • Housing: $4,808
  • Dining: $2,800

We’re a highly residential campus with approximately 2,500 students living on campus each year, meaning you’ve got a built-in community right here on campus. From the sprawling South Fork Suites to newly renovated May Hall, our 11 residence halls are designed to provide you with a terrific residential experience.


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