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UW-Eau Claire Tuition & Cost

Eau Claire, Wisconsin

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Wisconsin Resident Sticker Price
$21,111
In State Costs for University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
Fee Cost
Tuition$7,361
Books and Supplies$400
Other Fees$1,509
Room and Board $8,475
Other Expenses Budget$3,366
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$29,386
Out of State Costs for University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
Fee Cost
Tuition$15,636
Books and Supplies$400
Other Fees$1,509
Room and Board $8,475
Other Expenses Budget$3,366

Residents of Wisconsin pay an annual total price of $21,111 to attend University of Wisconsin Eau Claire on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $7,361 for tuition, $8,475 room and board, $400 for books and supplies and $1,509 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $29,386 which is 39.2% higher than Wisconsin residents. The tuition charge is $15,636 while room and board is $8,475, books and supplies are $400 and other fees come in at $1,509.

All price data is sourced from the 2020/2021 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend University of Wisconsin Eau Claire when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
$14,276
Net Price by Income University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$9,547
$30,001 to $48,000$10,658
$48,001 to $75,000$14,737
$75,001 to $110,000$18,816
$110,000+$19,798

The average reported annual net price for University of Wisconsin Eau Claire for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $14,276 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

73% of full-time undergrad University of Wisconsin Eau Claire received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $3,873 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 55% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,009 and 14% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $9,627.

Finanical Aid University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $3,873 73%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $1,511 45%
Pell Grants $4,372 23%
Other Federal Grants $589 20%
State and Local Grants $2,222 23%
Federal Student Loans $5,009 55%
Other Student Loans $9,627 14%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to University of Wisconsin Eau Claire, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $44,628. The loan balance of $44,628 is a four year multiple of the $11,157 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $426 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $44,628
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $425.80
Total Interest Paid $6,468.04
Sum of All Loan Payments $51,096.04

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$84,444
Year Wisconsin Residents Non Residents
1 $21,111 $29,386
2 $22,589 $31,443
3 $24,170 $33,644
4 $25,862 $35,999

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at University of Wisconsin Eau Claire to be $84,444 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 7% annual increase over the next 4 years which is the national trend.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Wisconsin Residents $307 $921 $1,228
Out of State Residents $652 $1,956 $2,608

Estimated cost for a class at University of Wisconsin Eau Claire based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at University of Wisconsin Eau Claire versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

University of Wisconsin Eau Claire Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan No
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan No
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=240268 IPEDS survey data for University of Wisconsin Eau Claire.