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University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
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  • 4 Year
  • LA CROSSE, WI

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade A
  3. Diversity
    grade B minus
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade A+
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade A
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade A
  12. Safety
    grade B

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Wisconsin - La Crosse is an above-average public university located in La Crosse, Wisconsin. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 9,098 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Wisconsin - La Crosse acceptance rate is 73%. Popular majors include Biology, Psychology, and Kinesiology and Exercise Science. Graduating 69% of students, Wisconsin - La Crosse alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $38,300.

About

1725 STATE ST
LA CROSSE, WI 54601
About Wisconsin - La Crosse...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

University of Wisconsin - La Crosse Rankings

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Wisconsin - La Crosse Admissions

Acceptance Rate
73%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
23-27
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$12,167 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$3,332 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
78%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 74 responses
51%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 94 responses
63%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 94 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
2
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
2
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    26%
  • On Campus
    73%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
9,098 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
570
Undergrads Over 25
2%
Pell Grant
19%
Varsity Athletes
6%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 64 responses
  • Dedicated and motivated
    42%
  • Athletic
    25%
  • Tired
    9%
  • Down to earth
    8%
  • Accepting
    6%
  • Outgoing
    3%
  • Partier
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
60%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 116 responses
Poll
69%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 143 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 69 responses
  • Welcoming and Friendly
    52%
  • Inclusive Excellence
    16%
  • Active
    9%
  • Party Central
    9%
  • Globally responsive
    7%
  • Home away from home
    3%
  • Aight
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$48,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
69%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
96%
National
83%
86%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 59 responses

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