Tuition & Fees

$8,231

$17,901

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
48%
500-599
39%
400-499
4%
700-800
9%
600-699
43%
500-599
48%
700-800
8%
600-699
33%
500-599
42%
400-499
17%
30-36
10%
24-29
40%
18-23
46%
12-17
4%
30-36
6%
24-29
59%
18-23
32%
12-17
3%
30-36
7%
24-29
54%
18-23
39%
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

1

teacher

19

students

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Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,783
Declined + 1,097
Total Received 5,880
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Public

9,655

undergraduate students

818

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

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

SAT 1914
ACT 4672

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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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 10,473
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)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  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)
•  NRPA (National Recreation and Park Association)

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La Crosse, WI

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.

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
36%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
96%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school 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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
21%
Top 1/4
58%
Top 1/2
95%
Bottom 1/2
5%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
48%
500-599
39%
400-499
4%
700-800
9%
600-699
43%
500-599
48%
700-800
8%
600-699
33%
500-599
42%
400-499
17%
30-36
10%
24-29
40%
18-23
46%
12-17
4%
30-36
6%
24-29
59%
18-23
32%
12-17
3%
30-36
7%
24-29
54%
18-23
39%

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)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,783
Declined + 1,097
Total Received 5,880

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
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
State residency
Work Experience

Not Considered

Interview
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

Financial Aid

69%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$8,016

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,231
Room $3,825
Board $2,506
Books & supplies $200
Total $14,762
Average Financial Aid - $8,016
Total with Avg. Aid $6,746

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $8,156,349
State $5,481,533
Institutional $249,837
Other external $1,500,818
Total $15,388,537

Non-need-based

Federal $157,599
State $607,237
Institutional $1,721,506
Other external $2,750,187
Total $5,236,529
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 608 785-8604
F: 608 785-8940
finaid@uwlax.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Louise Janke
Director of Financial Aid
ljanke@uwlax.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Kim Blum (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Mascot
Eagles
School colors
maroon and silver

Majors

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

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

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Pre-professional Programs

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

10,473

total students

82%

in-state

18%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

92%

9,655
students

Female
56%
5,435

Male
44%
4,220

8%

818
students

Female
64%
521

Male
36%
297

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

9,064
students

Female
57%
5,144

Male
43%
3,920

7%

591
students

Female
50%
291

Male
50%
300

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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

88%

Transfer applicants accepted

65%

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
  • 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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 20
Countries most often represented China
India
Norway
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact


608 785-8939
intladmissions@uwlax.edu

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