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University of Wisconsin – La Crosse

1725 State St, La Crosse, WI

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University of Wisconsin - La Crosse is a public college that has many majors and degree programs available for students to choose from. The school is located in La Crosse, Wisconsin, in a predominantly urban area. UW-L has a yearly student enrollment of around nine thousand.

A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Education
  • Psychology
  • Recreation And Fitness Studies

The admissions process starts with the submission of an application, school records, and test scores, which are then evaluated by the admissions staff. Most students accepted to UW-L score in-between 23 to 26 on the ACT exam. University of Wisconsin - La Crosse admits around 80% of applicants annually. Of those students accepted, about 39% attended the school. More information regarding admissions can be found at uwlax.edu.

Tuition & fees at this school vary for in-state and out-of-state residents. In-state tuition costs approximately $9,200 per year with out-of-state tuition costing $17,000 annually. On-campus housing is available for students, and generally costs about $3,800 each year. Some students at University of Wisconsin - La Crosse may be eligible for financial aid, which is generally provided as scholarships, grants, and loans.

This school has a variety of athletic programs overseen by the NCAA. Available athletic programs offered may include the following:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Football (NCAA Division III)

Students may take a look at the school's http://www.uwlax.edu to see additional information.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give an overview of the candidates University of Wisconsin – La Crosse accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

University of Wisconsin – La Crosse has a total student population of about 10,000, with undergraduate students making up about 93% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.

$13,300

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $13,300. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $44 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition range estimates:
    • In-State Tuition: $7,600-$9,100
    • Nonresident Student Tuition: $16,000-$18,640
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • State Residents: $320-$380 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $650-$780 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid83%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships59%$2,909
Receiving Student Loans59%$6,528
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, University of Wisconsin – La Crosse may provide student services like those listed below:

  • Online course work available
  • Remedial courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Student employment
  • Assisting students to find work
  • Day care for children

Graduation Rates

University of Wisconsin – La Crosse has an overall graduation rate which is close to 67%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years35%
Graduating in 5 Years27%
Graduating in 6 Years5%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Medical Dosimetry Program
  • Music Program
  • Occupational Therapy (OT) Program
  • Graduate Level Public Health (Outside School of Public Health) Program
  • Radiation Therapist Program

Intercollegiate Athletics

University of Wisconsin – La Crosse is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Wisconsin Intercollegiate Ath Conf)
  • Basketball (Wisconsin Intercollegiate Ath Conf)
  • Football (Wisconsin Intercollegiate Ath Conf)
  • Gymnastics
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, Indoor
  • Track and Field, Outdoor
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
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Programs Offered

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 University of Wisconsin – La Crosse 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

Education

Engineering

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Mathematics and Statistics

    Philosophy and Religious Studies

    Physical Sciences

    Psychology

    Public Administration and Social Services

    Recreation and Fitness Studies

    Social Sciences

    Visual and Performing Arts

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    ACCEPTANCE RATE
    80.00%

    FINANCIAL AID RATE
    83%

    STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
    18:1

    DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
    12

    FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
    $4,507