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
- 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
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.
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 Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||83%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||59%||$2,909|
|Receiving Student Loans||59%||$6,528|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo 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
University of Wisconsin – La Crosse has an overall graduation rate which is close to 67%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||35%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||27%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||5%|
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
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)
- Swimming and Diving
- Track and Field, Indoor
- Track and Field, Outdoor
- 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 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
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
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
Visual and Performing Arts
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- Winona State University in Winona, MN (26 miles away)
- University of Wisconsin - Platteville in Platteville, WI (58 miles away)
- University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire in Eau Claire, WI (69 miles away)
- University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point in Stevens Point, WI (96 miles away)
- University of Wisconsin - River Falls in River Falls, WI (100 miles away)
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