UW-River Falls

University of Wisconsin-River Falls is located in St. Croix County—the fastest growing county in Wisconsin—just twenty-five miles from Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota. This unique western Wisconsin location is a budding source for research and technology, benefitting not only the local community, but also the Midwest region and beyond.

UW-River Falls enrolls approximately 6,100 students in 60 major programs within four distinct colleges. The four colleges, include: Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences; Business and Economics; Arts and Sciences; and Education and Professional Studies.

In addition to our existing esteemed science programs, UW-River Falls will offer the following new programs: a master of science in computer science, a bachelor of science in criminology, a bachelor of science in data science and a bachelor of science in agricultural engineering.

In 2014, UW-River Falls launched a Center for Innovation and Business Development, which is dedicated to supporting economic growth and development throughout the greater St. Croix Valley. Additionally, our on-campus facilities boast two laboratory farms and a dairy learning center, all of which provide hands-on learning and research opportunities for students and business partners alike.

U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review have consecutively named UW-River Falls a Best Regional University. Academic excellence and research have been, and will continue to be, a priority for UW-River Falls as we aspire to become a national leader in undergraduate and collaborative research, scholarship and creative activity. It is our belief that faculty-led research on-campus and across the globe will prepare our students for life-long success.

Photos courtesy of Kathy M. Helgeson/UWRF Communications

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UW-River Falls Website

Campus Events

WiSys Quick Pitch @ UW-River Falls

WiSys Quick Pitch is a “pitch” competition that inspires UW System students to consider the impact of their research. Participants have thre...

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Campus News

​WiSys seeks business mentors for student entrepreneurship competition

WiSys is seeking business mentors, especially those in the Western region of the state, to participate in the Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament on Saturday, April 18 in Eau Claire.

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Campus Technologies

Saddle Lift to Enhance Independence of Horseback Riders with Disabilities

Status: Patent Pending

Education & Training, Miscellaneous

WiSys Technology Foundation is seeking a strategic partner for manufacturing, marketing, sales, and distribution of a lift that allows para-equestrian riders to independently saddle their horses.

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