University of Wisconsin -- La Crosse

La Crosse, WI

University of Wisconsin -- La Crosse

La Crosse, WI

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Tuition & Fees

$9,160

$17,979

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

75th
26
25th
21
75th
26
25th
22
75th
26
25th
22
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

19

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,670
Declined 1,544
Total Received 6,214
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Public

10,329

undergraduate students

1,172

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

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

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 11,501
Established in 1909
Coeducational Coeducational

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128-acre campus in La Crosse (population: 51,834), 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.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
35%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
97%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
22%
Top 1/4
57%
Top 1/2
96%
Bottom 1/2
4%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

75th
26
25th
21
75th
26
25th
22
75th
26
25th
22

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) February 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,670
Declined 1,544
Total Received 6,214

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School Rank
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-prepatory program
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

98%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

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
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Financial Aid

42%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$4,892

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,585
Room $4,029
Board $2,608
Additional fees $1,575
Books & supplies $120
Total $15,917
Average Financial Aid - $4,892
Total with Avg. Aid $11,025

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $8,845,841
State $4,665,039
Institutional $1,903,015
Other external $2,404,745
Total $17,818,640

Non-need-based

Federal $135,048
State $231,711
Institutional $923,407
Other external $2,167,726
Total $3,457,892
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 608 785-8604
F: 608 785-8843
finaid@uwlax.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field indoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

Alpine skiing, archery, bowling, boxing, equestrian sports, ice hockey, lacrosse, Nordic skiing, rugby, soccer, table tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, weight lifting

Club Sports - Women's

Alpine skiing, archery, boxing, bowling, equestrian sports, ice hockey, lacrosse, Nordic skiing, rugby, soccer, table tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, weight lifting

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, dodgeball, soccer, softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Applied Statistics, General.
Archeology.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Biochemistry.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Community Health and Preventive Medicine.
Computational Science.
Computer Software Engineering.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Data Science, General.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Finance, General.
French Language and Literature.
Geography.
German Language and Literature.
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator.
Health Teacher Education.
Health and Wellness, General.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
History, General.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other.
Management Information Systems, General.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics, General.
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist.
Microbiology, General.
Music, General.
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist.
Occupational Therapy/Therapist.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General.
Philosophy.
Physician Associate/Assistant.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Reading Teacher Education.
School Psychology.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Statistics, General.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other.
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy.
Women's Studies.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Psychology
  3. Exercise/sport Science

Programs Offered

  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

11,501

total students

81%

in-state

19%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

90%

10,329
students

Female
56%
5,803

Male
44%
4,526

10%

1,172
students

Female
62%
727

Male
38%
445

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

91%

9,434
students

Female
57%
5,349

Male
43%
4,085

9%

895
students

Female
51%
454

Male
49%
441

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
< 1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American 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 Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 23
Countries most often represented China
India
Norway
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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