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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 suburban 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

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology Checkmark
Community Health And Preventive Medicine Checkmark
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Health Information/medical Records Administration Checkmark
Medical Radiologic Technology Checkmark
Nuclear Medical Technology Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Parks, Recreation And Leisure Facilities Management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Geography Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

6,048
Applied
4,730
Accepted
9,676
Enrolled
78%
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Female Admissions

3,556
Females Applied
2,903
Females Accepted
82%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,492
Males Applied
1,827
Males Accepted
73%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay

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 584 510 620
SAT Math 598 550 630
ACT Composite 25 23 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

7,885
In-state
16,254
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,348
Full-time student fees
6,331
Room & board
3,825
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes

Financial Aid

8,315
Avg. Financial Aid Package
8,006
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,454
Avg. Loan Aid
1,628
Avg. Grant Aid
5,810
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
96% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
73%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
27%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

9,676
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
17%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.27%
Black or African American 0.81%
White or Caucasian 89.26%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.11%
Asian 2.12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.03%
Two or more races 3.3%
Other 0.05%

Gender

Male (44%)
Female (56%)

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 35%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Sample the City, Involvement Fest and Campus Activities Board Events

Student Services

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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
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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
Gymnastics No No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball 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
Gymnastics No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No 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

625
Total Faculty
19:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 460
Part-time - 165
Male - 306
Female - 319