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University of Wisconsin-River Falls Campus Life

Campus Size

Medium-Sized Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 505 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 15 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

60% Women
40% Men


NCAA Division III (with football)

Wisconsin Intercollegiate Ath Conf

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $56,036)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $44,810)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 123 139 - -
Basketball 19 15 - -
Football 89 - - -
Golf - 7 - -
Ice Hockey 26 25 - -
Soccer - 21 - -
Softball - 20 - -
Swimming and Diving 15 15 - -
Tennis - 9 - -
Volleyball - 16 - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2.0%
Black/non-Hispanic 1.3%
Hispanic 1.3%
Non-resident alien 1.3%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 1.9%
Two or more races 0.7%
White/non-Hispanic 91.2%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 22
Liquor Law Violation 138
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 1
Property Crime 2
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Tamara from Pulaski, WI
  • 3
  • Dorm life at UWRF is nice. The students around you only help you to grow as a person as you become friends with them and study with them. The dorms…

  • Sep-06-2012 Read More
  • Laura from Stevens Point, WI
  • 3
  • Well... dorm life is dorm life. I didn't have much to complain about my first year in the dorms. It depends on where you are located. During the weekends, the…

  • Jul-02-2012 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • Michelle from Kennan, WI
  • Jan-14-2015 I am a current student here

    The Riverside Commons is the most common place students gather to eat and hang out with there friends. It is composed of a buffet environment, giving you an open choice as to what you want to have that day. The downfall is that they don't have a large variety from week to week, and after a while it does get old. Now, there are a couple other places on campus to eat which you use your meal plan as transfer meals, but overall having something different after a while on campus can become a challenge.

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  • 2
  • Maggie
  • Nov-03-2014 I am a current student here

    They have a lot of different options during lunchtime, but the main commons is lacking in flavor and quality. A lot of people complain about having stomach issues, if you know what I mean, after eating there. Somethings are okay to eat, but some you need to stay away from.

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  • 3
  • Student from Hastings, MN
  • Jan-06-2014 I am a current student here

    The food is great if you are not a vegan, vegetarian, and don't mind eating the same thing every other day. They really need a more diverse menu with more healthy options. Most of the entrees the cooks prepare taste good but are greasy and full of artery-clogging cheese. The dorms are more expensive that living off of campus and they force you to have a meal plan even in you have food allergies or a selective diet.

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  • 1
  • Nicole from Weston, WI
  • Oct-18-2013 I am a current student here

    The food isn't very good, and it's really expensive. It's way better to not have a meal plan and just buy your own food. A lot healthier too!

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  • 3
  • Katarina from New Richmond, WI
  • Sep-04-2013 I am a current student here

    Riverside Commons is the main dining area on campus. It's buffet-style and good, but it can get repetitive. Luckily, you can get a transfer meal (if you're on a meal plan, which freshmen are required to have) at the retail dining areas on campus and at the UC Convenience store. Retail dining includes an Erberts & Gerberts ( a sandwich shop), St. Croix Grill (beef and burgers), Noodles and Greens (a pasta/noodle/salad place), and Petes Creek Market (a variety of foods like chicken tenders and macaroni and cheese). There is also a coffee shop, Peregrine Park, which brews and sells Caribou Coffee items. The UC convience store offers a transfer meal of a sandwich, chips, and milk after 7:00 pm.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Alyssa from Sun Prairie, WI
  • Jan-01-2014 I am a current student here

    Greek Life isn't supported very well by the campus. There are no fraternity or sorority houses on campus and they don't seem like they are much of an honor.

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  • 0
  • Nicole from Weston, WI
  • Oct-18-2013 I am a current student here

    I know we have quite a few Greek life clubs, but I haven't participated in any of them so I don't know what they are like.

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  • 0
  • Katarina from New Richmond, WI
  • Sep-04-2013 I am a current student here

    I personally am not in involved in greek life, but I have an older friend you absolutely loved it and made some of the greatest friends during her experience. It's not a big part of campus, but they are there.

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  • 0
  • Samantha
  • Feb-25-2013 I am a current student here

    The Greek life here on campus is okay. Some have houses but not very many. The boys frats seem to be taking over the sororities.

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  • 0
  • Emily from Roberts, WI
  • Dec-19-2012 I am a current student here

    The greek life is on campus. The students are mostly agriculture students and they do a lot of activities for the whole student body on campus.

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  • 0
  • Meaghan from Maple Grove, MN
  • Nov-01-2012 I am a current student here

    The Greek girls that I've been around and talked to all seem very eager and willing to welcome new girls into their sororities. They're very amiable and are never hard to approach and they're very accepting! They're always looking to recruit and love having a fun time with everyone.

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  • 0
  • Haley from Center City, MN
  • Sep-12-2012 I am a current student here

    There are several sororities and fraternities located on campus and they are very involved with campus. I have friends in campus sororities and fraternities and they are always out and about on campus and in the community volunteering and making River Falls a better place to live!

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  • 0
  • Tamara from Pulaski, WI
  • Sep-06-2012 I am a current student here

    There are many sororities and fraternities available on campus that provide a sense of belonging to each student as well as friendship. Each one sponsors different events and does different activities throughout the year.

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