University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire Veteran Services & Resources
Is University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire a Good School for Veterans?
If you're a veteran who is thinking about going back to school, it's important to see how well the school treats its students with prior military service first. So we've gathered facts about University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire veterans and their studies to help you make your college decision. If you're looking for information related to military tuition assistance such as the GI Bill® or Yellow Ribbon Program, go to the following page: University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire G.I. Bill Information
Our Veterans Report on UW - Eau Claire Includes:
- Number of Veterans
- Federal Program Participation
- Credit for Military Training
- VA Complaints
How Does UW - Eau Claire Rank for Veterans?
College Factual's Best Schools for Veterans report is released each year to highlight colleges and universities that do an outstanding job supporting veterans while they are pursuing their education.
University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire was ranked #150 on the 2022 version of this list. This places UW - Eau Claire among the top 10% of the 2,459 colleges and universities in this ranking for offering vets an exceptional educational experience. The school also ranked #7 in our Best for Vets in Wisconsin ranking.
We also release our rankings by degree level so vets can see which schools are the best for the level of degree they want to pursue. The table below shows how UW - Eau Claire fared in those rankings.
|Best Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans||98|
|Best Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans||145|
|Best Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans||237|
|Best Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans||207|
You can also see how specific majors at UW - Eau Claire fared when compared to the same major at other schools. The table below shows those majors which received the highest rankings for vets. Click here to see a full list of majors. From here, you can dive down into different types of rankings once you select a major.
How Many Veterans Go to UW - Eau Claire?
A large number of veterans attending a college means the college and faculty are more used to supporting and accommodating the needs of those with prior military experience.
According to the VA, there are 283 G.I. Bill® students at UW - Eau Claire. Since the total enrollment at the school is 11,017, approximately 2.57% of the students at UW - Eau Claire are utilizing the GI Bill® to help pay for their education. For context, let's take this into consideration. According to the Student Veterans of America, approximately three to four per cent of American college students are veterans.
Note, this figure includes all chapters of the GI Bill® program (e.g., Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill, Reserve Education Assistance Program, and Veteran Readiness and Employment). It does not include any active-duty military personnel that are attending this college via Tuition Assistance, so the total military population is potentially larger than this.
Federal Veteran Programs at UW - Eau Claire
University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire participates in the following federal programs for vets.
|Principles of Excellence||Yes|
|DOD Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)||Yes|
What does this mean to me? Below you can view the specific commitments this school has made by participating in individual programs.
|Career and Vocational Support|
|Accommodate Military Service Members and Reservists absent due to service requirements.|
|Align institutional refund policies with those under Title IV, which governs the administration of federal student financial aid programs.|
|Regionally or Nationally Accredited - view all accreditations|
|Provide information that increases accountability and transparency.|
|Participate in the Military Voluntary Education Review (MVER)|
|Ensure accreditation of all new programs prior to enrolling students.|
|Will not use fraudulent or aggressive recruiting techniques and misrepresentations.|
|Provide students with a personalized form covering the total cost of an education program.|
|Designate a point of contact to provide academic and financial advice.|
|Provide educational plans for all military and veteran education beneficiaries.|
|Referrals to community organizations as needed.|
Does UW - Eau Claire Give Credit for Military Training?
UW - Eau Claire may consider your military experience and give college credit. Contact the school to find out more about the particulars.
UW - Eau Claire Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)
Complaints to the VA About UW - Eau Claire
Our data shows that this school has not received any complaints at the VA.
- National Center for Education Statistics
- U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs
- College Scorecard
- Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System
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