The University of Wisconsin-River Falls is an excellent place to live and learn.
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls is recognized as one of the finest universities in the Midwest. Located in River Falls, Wis., our midsized, public university is situated on the beautiful Kinnickinnic River—just 30 minutes from Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn. If you are looking for a friendly and supportive community with easy access to the amenities of a big city, River Falls is an excellent choice for you.
Founded in 1874, the University of Wisconsin-River Falls is one of 13 comprehensive universities in the prestigious University of Wisconsin System. Located in the beautiful St. Croix Valley just 30 minutes from the Twin Cities, UWRF is a leader in exemplary teaching, undergraduate research, and sustainability. Our mission is to help prepare students to be productive, creative, ethical, engaged citizens and leaders with an informed global perspective.
70+ areas of study available in four distinct colleges:
- College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences
- College of Arts and Sciences
- College of Business and Economics
- College of Education and Professional Studies
Bachelor of Arts, Fine Arts, Music Education, Science, Social Work
Master of Arts, Business Administration, Science
- 6,139 students
- International students from 20+ countries
- 18:1 student/faculty ratio