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Wisconsin Ranks 13th in Business Climate Survey Wisconsin ranked 13th in a national business climate survey issued November 1, 2012 by Site Selection magazine, a trade publication that focuses on corporate real estate strategy and economic development.

UW-Eau Claire Ranks Fifth Among Regional Public Universities According to U.S. News' Best Colleges of 2013, UW-Eau Claire has been recognized in the top five regional public institutions in the Midwest, and in the top third of public and private regional universities, every year since 1995.

Eau Claire Named in 10 Best Cities for Cheapskates by Kiplinger Kiplinger has created a list of the top 10 places for cheapskates - where a dollar stretches the farthest. Eau Claire came in at #7!

UW-Eau Claire Again Ranked in the Top 5 Public Universities in the Midwest In the 2012 rankings by U.S. News & World Report magazine, UW-Eau Claire is again named among the top 5 regional public universities in the Midwest.

Wisconsin Moves Up 17 Spots in the 2011 Best/Worst States for Business More than 500 CEOs considered a wide range of criteria, in Chief Executive Magazine�s annual ranking of the best states for business.

Eau Claire Ranked as a Best Place to Live CNNMoney.com ranks Eau Claire on best places to live based on affordable housing, income and quality of life.

Eau Claire Cost of Living Below National Average

The UW-Eau Claire Ranked 5th Among Top Midwest Universities The 2011 edition of "America's Best Colleges" ranks UW-Eau Claire No. 5 among the top regional public universities in the Midwest.

UW-Eau Claire Named a 2011 Best Midwestern College The Princeton Review has named the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire a 2011 Best Midwestern College.

Kiplinger's Again Ranks UW-Eau Claire Among Top 100 Best Values In Kiplinger's 2010-11 "100 Best Values in Public Colleges," UW-Eau Claire is ranked 68th for in-state students and 69th for out-of-state students.

UW-Eau Claire Remains More Affordable than National Average According to separate reports released recently by the College Board and U.S. News & World Report magazine the UW-Eau Claire remains more affordable and more accessible to students of all economic backgrounds.

Two Area Schools in List of Best Community Colleges Washington Monthly magazine's list of America's 50 best community colleges include Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College as No. 6, and Chippewa Valley Technical College as No.10.

UW-Stout ranks 66th in 2011 for Best Colleges of Regional Universities The University of Wisconsin-Stout is a recognized leader in educational innovation.

2009

Eau Claire Ranked Among Safest Cities The city ranked ninth among communities with fewer than 150,000 residents on the annual Most Secure U.S. Place to Live survey.

UWEC Ranks on America's Best Colleges 2009 edition of "America's Best Colleges" ranks UW-Eau Claire No. 6 among the top regional public universities

3rd Fastest Growing City in Wisconsin Wisconsin Department of Administration (DOA) Population and Housing estimates Eau Claire was the 3rd fastest growing city in Wisconsin

Milken Institute 2009 Best Performing Cities Milken Institute 2009 Best Performing Cities Index and ranked Eau Claire 1st in Wisconsin or 58th nationally out of 124 small metro markets

UW Institute for Popular Health Ranks Eau Claire County #1 UW Institute for Population Health ranked Eau Claire County #1 in access and quality of Healthcare in Wisconsin

6th Lowest Crime Rate in the Nation In the U.S. Crime Rate Ranking in annual publication from CQ Press, Eau Claire, WI MSA ranks #6 in the list for lowest crime rate ranking among the 332 U.S. metropolitan areas that are ranked.

Best Places to Raise Your Kids, 2009 According to BusinessWeek�s �Best Places to Raise Your Kids 2009�, Eau Claire ranks #1 in Wisconsin.

Top Ten Affordable Retirement The U.S. News states that Eau Claire is one of the top ten affordable places to retire in 2009.

2008
UWEC Ranks on America's Best Colleges The 2008 edition of U.S News & World Report�s �America�s Best Colleges� ranks UW-Eau Claire No. 5 among the top regional public universities in the Midwest and 26th among all private and public institutions in the Midwest.

UWEC Ranks in The Princton Review UW-Eau Claire is featured in The Princeton Review�s 2008 editions of America�s Best Value Colleges and Best Midwestern Colleges.

2007
What Really Matters is Not the Salary, But What the Salary Will Buy Eau Claire ranks in the top 20 percent of MSA's for quality of life, making the list in Expansion Management's 2007 Quality of Life Quotient 5-Star Quality of Life Metros. The quotient compares nine major categories to determine rankings.

UW-Eau Claire Ranks in Best Values in Public Colleges The University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire joined UW-Madison in this year's national affordability rankings published by Kiplinger's Personal Finance. UW-Eau Claire was ranked 65th in Kiplinger's list of 100 Best Values in Public Colleges. The ranking depends on the academic quality of the school, while also taking into account the school's tuition rates.

America's Promise Alliance Names Eau Claire in Top 100 Best for Young People To celebrate the launch of its 10th anniversary year, the America�s Promise Alliance today announced Eau Claire, WI as a winner of its 2007 100 Best Communities for Young People competition. A complete list of communities and additional information about the 2007 100 Best communities is available at America's Promise.

Wisconsin Economic Development Remains Among the Strongest Washington, D.C. � Wisconsin is a great place to both live and work, with bright prospects for its future economic performance and standard of living, according to a comprehensive assessment of state economies.