The University of Wisconsin - Barron County is a campus of the University of Wisconsin Colleges, a multi-campus institution of the University of Wisconsin System. UW Colleges is composed of 13 local campuses and one online campus.
The UW Colleges provides the first two years of a liberal arts general education. Some campuses, including UW-Barron County, also offer a Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences degree completion program. Each campus offers a transfer curriculum for the baccalaureate degree or professional studies, as well as a general education Associate of Arts and Science degree. All campuses have guaranteed transfer and collaborative degree programs with UW System baccalaureate degree-granting institutions.