University of Wisconsin -- La Crosse

La Crosse, WI

University of Wisconsin -- La Crosse

La Crosse, WI

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Tuition & Fees

$8,953

$17,622

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
49%
500-599
42%
400-499
3%
700-800
13%
600-699
45%
500-599
36%
400-499
4%
30-36
7%
24-29
53%
18-23
39%
12-17
0
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

1

teacher

19

students

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Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,670
Declined 1,173
Total Received 5,843
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Public

9,595

undergraduate students

963

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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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 10,558
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 Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: La Crosse Municipal (LSE)

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
35%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Sports and Activities Club
  • Residential Hall Council
  • Religious/Spiritual Organizations
  • Human Diversity Organizations
  • Departmental/Professional

Top Events

  • Sample the City
  • Involvement Fest
  • Campus Activities Board Events
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

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

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
49%
500-599
42%
400-499
3%
700-800
13%
600-699
45%
500-599
36%
400-499
4%
30-36
7%
24-29
53%
18-23
39%
12-17
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50

Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,670
Declined 1,173
Total Received 5,843

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
application essay
volunteer work

Considered

alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
state residency
talent/ability
work experience

Not Considered

religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 30
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,585
Room & board $6,465
Additional fees $1,368
Books & supplies $174
Other fees $1,100
Total $16,692
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Ultimate frisbee

Club Sports Men

Archery, Bowling, Equestrian sports, Ice hockey, Rugby, Skiing (cross-country), Skiing (downhill), Table tennis, Triathlon, Weight lifting

Club Sports Women

Archery, Bowling, Equestrian sports, Ice hockey, Rugby, Skiing (cross-country), Skiing (downhill), Table tennis, Triathlon, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3
NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
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
Computer Engineering, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Finance, General
French Language and Literature
Geography
German Language and Literature
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
Health and Wellness, General
History, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
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
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Statistics, General
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

10,558

total students

82%

in-state

18%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

91%

9,595
students

Female
56%
5,397

Male
44%
4,198

9%

963
students

Female
61%
590

Male
39%
373

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

9,051
students

Female
57%
5,142

Male
43%
3,909

6%

544
students

Female
47%
255

Male
53%
289

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 84%
Student 4 year graduation rate 40%
Student 5 year graduation rate 25%
Student 6 year graduation rate 4%

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
89%
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

368

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Legal
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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