Viterbo University, a nonprofit private institution, offers an assortment of program options, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in La Crosse, WI, the campus offers an urban setting for students to study in. The school maintains a Roman Catholic affiliation, which is evident in the role it plays in program curriculums and daily life at the school. Approximately three thousand students are enrolled yearly at Viterbo University.
Areas of study available at Viterbo University include:
- Health And Clinical Professions
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Interdisciplinary Studies
- Theology And Religious Vocations
- Public Administration And Social Services
To be considered for admissions, students may be asked to complete an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit high school records and test scores, which are then studied by admissions officials. Most students admitted to this school score in-between 21 - 26 on the ACT exam. Roughly 80% of all students that applied were admitted at Viterbo University, with 29% of those admitted choosing to attend. More information on admissions can be found at viterbo.edu.
The cost of tuition is approximately $24,000 per year. Tuition prices may change for a variety of reasons, and therefore students should visit the school's tuition calculator to get a better idea of their personalized cost estimate of attendance. Housing may be available for students who wish to live on-campus at an estimated cost of $3,500 per year. Financial aid may be provided to students that meet the necessary requirements by way of scholarships, grants, and loans.
Athletic programs are available at Viterbo University through the NAIA, allowing students to participate in intercollegiate sports. Athletic programs available:
- Baseball (NAIA Division II)
- Basketball (NAIA Division II)
- Golf (NAIA Division II)
- Soccer (NAIA Division II)
Students can visit the Viterbo University website to see a complete list of areas of study, financial aid details, and more that is available at this school.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may give you an idea of the applicants Viterbo accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
Viterbo University has a total student population of about 2,800, with undergraduate students making up about 68% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- The estimated tuition range is around $24,000-$29,000 per year
- Part time students pay in the range of $720 to $860 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||100%||$15,999|
|Receiving Student Loans||74%||$6,548|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help support students, Viterbo University may provide services including:
- Distance learning
- Classes offered on nights and weekends
- Remedial courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Student employment
- Helping students find work after graduation
Viterbo University has an overall graduation rate which is around 47%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||30%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||14%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||2%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Coordinated Dietetics Program
- Music Program
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
- Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
- Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
Viterbo University is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports being in the NAIA Division II classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (373)
- Basketball (373)
- Track and Field, X-Country
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Viterbo University by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Theology and Religious Vocations
Visual and Performing Arts
Other 4-Year Private Colleges
The list of schools below have been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Viterbo University.
- University of Wisconsin - La Crosse in La Crosse, WI (4 miles away)
- Winona State University in Winona, MN (30 miles away)
- University of Wisconsin - Platteville in Platteville, WI (55 miles away)
- University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire in Eau Claire, WI (71 miles away)
- University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point in Stevens Point, WI (93 miles away)
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Viterbo University for official up-to-date information.