UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls
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Our mission is to help prepare students to be productive, creative, ethical, engaged citizens and leaders with an informed global perspective.
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls serves students who are full-time and part-time, undergraduate, graduate, non-traditional, distance-education and non-degree-seeking. The university offers programs in agriculture, food and the environment; arts and humanities; social and natural sciences; engineering and technology; business administration, marketing and economics; and education and professional studies; offering degrees at the associate, bachelors, masters, and education specialist levels.
UW-River Falls is a student-centered institution that provides excellent, accessible academic programs serving the needs of our region, the state and beyond. UWRF is known for being exceptional in fields such as STEM, agricultural sciences, teacher education, business and liberal arts, as well as in innovative multidisciplinary programs and new programs added in response to student interest and employer need. UWRF ensures academic excellence in all modes and methods of instruction and is committed to expanding access to opportunity for traditional and non-traditional learners alike.
UWRF is deeply committed to student success and is recognized for its culture of care for every Falcon. The campus fosters a true sense of belonging because diversity, equity and inclusion are top priorities. High-impact teaching and personalized experiential learning practices prepare students for successful careers, enabling all Falcons to lead their best lives as productive, engaged citizens and leaders.
UWRF employees enjoy being part of a cohesive community where everyone knows they are on the same team. The institution thrives because of our strong foundation of working together to accomplish ambitious goals with a commitment to shared improvement. A campus-wide ecosystem of innovation exists because of numerous cross-program collaborations and connections.
UW-River Falls embraces its role as a leader in higher education for the public good and is a recognized model of sustainability through our continued dedication to holistic sustainability practices. We strive to partner with the communities we impact to bring about positive change locally, regionally and globally.