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University of Wisconsin–La Crosse

La Crosse, WI

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Overview

University of Wisconsin–La Crosse is a Comprehensive institution located in La Crosse, WI, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1725 State Street
La Crosse, WI  54601
United States
Contact Mr. Corey Sjoquist
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@uwlax.edu
Phone: 608-785-8939
Fax: 608-785-8940

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Microbiology, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Information Resources Management Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Health Teacher Education Checkmark
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Language And Literature Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Community Health And Preventive Medicine Checkmark
Health And Wellness, General Checkmark
Medical Radiologic Technology/science - Radiation Therapist Checkmark
Nuclear Medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Therapeutic Recreation/recreational Therapy Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities, Other Checkmark Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Statistics, General Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, And Leisure Facilities Management, General Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Archeology Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
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Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,563
Applied
4,550
Accepted
9,479
Enrolled
82%
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Female Admissions

3,358
Females Applied
2,821
Females Accepted
84%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,205
Males Applied
1,729
Males Accepted
78%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.6
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Essay
Required for some programs Transcript of high school record

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 590 540 635
SAT Math 589 540 635
ACT Composite 24 22 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

7,585
In-state
16,404
Out-of-state
7,585
In-district
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Fees

1,524
Full-time student fees
6,637
Room & board
4,029
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens

Financial Aid

7,823
Avg. Financial Aid Package
7,667
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
2,349
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,814
Avg. Loan Aid
1,306
Avg. Grant Aid
6,109
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
95% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
72.7%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
25%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

9,479
Total Undergrad students
0%
International Students
18%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.12%
Black or African American 0.62%
White or Caucasian 89.43%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.09%
Asian 2.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.03%
Two or more races 3.29%
Other 0.04%

Gender

Male (42.54%)
Female (57.46%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 29%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Sample the City, Involvement Fest and Campus Activities Board Events

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
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Academic, social, religious, volunteer, diversity
Most popular organizations:
Sports and Activities Club, Residential Hall Council, Religious/Spiritual Organizations, Human Diversity Organizations and Departmental/Professional

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Football No Division 3 No
Golf No No No
Gymnastics No No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Division 3 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Football No No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Gymnastics No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 3 No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

595
Total Faculty
19:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 491
Part-time - 104
Male - 283
Female - 312
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