The Facts


  • 70+ areas of study available in three distinct colleges: College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences; College of Arts and Sciences; College of Education, Business and Allied Health. 
  • Degrees awarded: Bachelor of Arts, Fine Arts, Music Education, Science, Social Work and Master of Arts, Business Administration, Science
  • 700+ students enrolled in Honors Program
  • 76% of graduates completed at least one high impact practice (internship, practicum, research or student teaching placement)


  • 5,210 students 
  • International students from 20+ countries 
  • 19:1 student/faculty ratio 
  • 51% of student body from Wisconsin, 45% from Minnesota, 1% international and 3% other US states
  • 38% of students are first generation college students


The estimated costs below include tuition and fees, textbook rental, housing and dining.

  • Wisconsin resident: $16,194 per year
  • Minnesota resident: $18,040 per year
  • Midwest Student Exchange Program: $19,485 per year
  • Non-resident: $24,476 per year


  • 84% of students receive financial assistance
  • $2.3M+ in scholarship aid awarded each year


  • 303 acres and 106 buildings on our main campus
  • Two lab farms located in River Falls
  • 11 residence halls
  • 8 Living and Learning Communities within residence halls in 2022-23
  • Bee Campus USA 
  • $63.5 million Falcon Center houses the Health and Human Performance Department, Athletics and Campus Recreation


  • Nickname: Falcons
  • Mascot: Freddy Falcon
  • Colors: Red and white 
  • Conference: Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC), NCAA Division III

Campus Life

  • 150+ student clubs and organizations
  • 200+ free events for students offered each year
  • 2,000+ students that participated in student organizations annually
  • 2,200+ items rented from Falcon Outdoor Adventures in 2020-21
  • 25 intramural leagues
  • 1,295 students participated in IMs in 2020-21
  • 18 varsity sports
  • #1 in the UW System for percent of students who study abroad (2019-20)
  • Named a Best College for intramural sports by
  • NIRSA Outstanding Sports Facility: Falcon Center for Health, Education and Wellness


  • Chancellor: Maria Gallo, Ph.D.
  • Interim Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs: Wes Chapin, Ph.D.