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UW-River Falls named a Best Regional Public University

September 21, 2015--U.S. News & World Report has named the University of Wisconsin-River Falls a “Best Regional Public University” and a “Best Regional University-Midwest” for 2016. UWRF's most recent ranking appears in the U.S. News & World Report's 2016 edition of Best Colleges, released last week.

Last month, UW-River Falls was one of four University of Wisconsin System institutions included in The Princeton Review's "Best in the Midwest."

The U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges Rankings are available here.

Founded in 1874, the University of Wisconsin-River Falls is located in a scenic community just 30 miles from downtown St. Paul, Minn. UW-River Falls students are empowered, beginning in their first semester, to participate in hands-on research, global travel and collaborative learning with award-winning and caring faculty.

For more information, call Beth Schommer at 715-425-0662 or email

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