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
18

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,765
Declined + 1,210
Total Received 5,975
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Public

9,629

undergraduate students

758

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
23%
500-599
69%
400-499
8%
600-699
23%
500-599
69%
400-499
8%
600-699
23%
500-599
62%
400-499
15%
30-36
11%
24-29
46%
18-23
41%
12-17
2%
30-36
6%
24-29
61%
18-23
30%
12-17
3%
30-36
6%
24-29
58%
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 10,387
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: 51,522), 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
23%
Top 1/4
61%
Top 1/2
97%
Bottom 1/2
3%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
23%
500-599
69%
400-499
8%
600-699
23%
500-599
69%
400-499
8%
600-699
23%
500-599
62%
400-499
15%
30-36
11%
24-29
46%
18-23
41%
12-17
2%
30-36
6%
24-29
61%
18-23
30%
12-17
3%
30-36
6%
24-29
58%
18-23
36%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $44
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

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,765
Declined + 1,210
Total Received 5,975

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 - $7,297
Total with Avg. Aid $8,285

Financial Aid

70%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$7,297

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $8,886,626
State $3,572,115
Institutional $85,873
Other external $1,016,233
Total $13,560,847

Non-need-based

Federal $136,887
State $1,485,724
Institutional $1,774,394
Other external $2,864,630
Total $6,261,635

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

93%

9,629
students

Female
56%
5,412

Male
44%
4,217

Graduate

7%

758
students

Female
68%
516

Male
32%
242

undergraduateFull-time

95%

9,163
students

Female
57%
5,160

Male
43%
4,003

undergraduatePart-time

5%

466
students

Female
55%
252

Male
45%
214

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
88%
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

86%

Transfer applicants accepted

67%

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 20
Countries most often represented China
India
Nigeria
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

Fred Pierce
Associate Vice Chancellor
608 785-8016
oiereception@uwlax.edu

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