Tuition & Fees

$9,227

$17,749

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

undergraduateRatios

44%

56%

male

female

1
19

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,782
Declined + 1,019
Total Received 5,801
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Public

9,699

undergraduate students

817

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
33%
500-599
59%
400-499
8%
700-800
17%
600-699
33%
500-599
42%
400-499
8%
700-800
8%
600-699
33%
500-599
42%
400-499
17%
30-36
13%
24-29
43%
18-23
42%
12-17
2%
30-36
7%
24-29
62%
18-23
28%
12-17
3%
30-36
7%
24-29
57%
18-23
36%
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School Facts

The University of Wisconsin, founded in 1909, is a public coeducational institution. Its campus is located in La Crosse, WI.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 10,516
Established in 1909
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)
•  JRCNMT (Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NRPA (National Recreation and Park Association)

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La Crosse, WI

121-acre campus in La Crosse (population: 52,440), 150 miles from both Madison and Minneapolis-St. Paul. Served by air, bus, and train; major airport serves Minneapolis-St. Paul. Public transportation serves campus.

University of Wisconsin — La Crosse
1725 State Street
La Crosse, WI 54601

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
37%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
95%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
4 fraternities 1% of male students
 
2 sororities 1% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
22%
Top 1/4
59%
Top 1/2
95%
Bottom 1/2
5%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
33%
500-599
59%
400-499
8%
700-800
17%
600-699
33%
500-599
42%
400-499
8%
700-800
8%
600-699
33%
500-599
42%
400-499
17%
30-36
13%
24-29
43%
18-23
42%
12-17
2%
30-36
7%
24-29
62%
18-23
28%
12-17
3%
30-36
7%
24-29
57%
18-23
36%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted no
Application deadline February 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,782
Declined + 1,019
Total Received 5,801

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Volunteer Work

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
State residency
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Corey Sjoquist
Director of Admissions
P: 608 785-8939
F: 608 785-8940
admissions@uwlax.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $9,227
Room $3,605
Board $2,550
Books & supplies $200
Total $15,582
Average Financial Aid - $7,577
Total with Avg. Aid $8,005

Financial Aid

70%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$7,577

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $8,315,799
State $4,446,746
Institutional $107,075
Other external $1,040,927
Total $13,910,547

Non-need-based

Federal $182,058
State $671,590
Institutional $1,870,213
Other external $3,331,463
Total $6,055,324

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
football
gymnastics
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Eagles
School colors
maroon and silver
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Archaeology
Art
Athletic Training
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Child/Youth Care
Clinical Exercise Physiology
Clinical Laboratory Science
Communication Studies
Community Health Education
Computer Science
Economics
Education/Professional Development
Elementary/Middle Education
English
Exercise/Sport Science
Exercise/Sports Science
Finance
French
General Studies
Geography
German Studies
Gerontology
Health/Wellness Management
History
Information Systems
International Business
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Medical Dosimetry
Microbiology
Military Science
Music
Nuclear Medicine Technology
Occupational Therapy
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant Studies
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Radiation Therapy
Recreation Management
School Health Education
School Psychology
Sociology
Software Engineering
Spanish
Special Education
Student Affairs Administration
Theatre Arts
Therapeutic Recreation
University Honors
Women's/Gender/Sexuality Studies
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Undergraduate

92%

9,699
students

Female
56%
5,443

Male
44%
4,256

Graduate

8%

817
students

Female
69%
564

Male
31%
253

undergraduateFull-time

94%

9,175
students

Female
57%
5,207

Male
43%
3,968

undergraduatePart-time

6%

524
students

Female
46%
236

Male
54%
288

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
< 1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
87%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

90%

Transfer applicants accepted

66%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 21
Countries most often represented China
Finland
Japan
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Emelee Volden
Director of International Education and Engagement
608 785-8017
oiereception@uwlax.edu

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